DETROIT, Mich. – Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today that the club has returned infielder Jean Segura from his rehab assignment at AA Arkansas and activated him from the 10-day disabled list. Segura takes the 25-man roster spot vacated when Mike Freeman was optioned to AAA Tacoma post-game on April 23.
Segura, 27, appeared in 3 games, including 2 starts at shortstop, on a rehab assignment with AA Arkansas. He went 1-for-11 (.091) with 1 run and 1 walk with Arkansas. Segura injured himself on April 10 vs. Houston and was placed on the 10-day disabled list the following day (4/11). Prior to the injury, the 5-foot-10, 205-pound infielder was batting .313 (10×32) with 6 runs, 1 home run, 3 RBI and 3 stolen bases in 8 games with the Mariners. He was acquired from Arizona along with Mitch Haniger (of) and Zac Curtis (lhp) on Nov. 23, 2016.
In six Major League seasons, he has hit .280 (695×2481) with 319 runs, 95 doubles, 31 triples, 44 home runs, 211 RBI and 132 stolen bases in 640 games. He was signed by Los Angeles-AL as a non-drafted international free agent on Jan. 22, 2007 before spending time in the Milwaukee (2012-15) and Arizona (2016) organizations.