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Mets trade rumors: Mets don't love Jean Segura

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The shortstop isn't atop the Mets' wish list.

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

It was just last week that the New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers had talks including Jean Segura and Aramis Ramirez. It appears that the Mets only view Segura as a fallback option, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Heyman mentions that the Mets' front office isn't fond of Segura's free-swinging ways at the plate.

The 25-year-old Segura is hitting .273/.304/.346 this year. After hitting .294/.329/.423 with 12 home runs in 2013, Segura seemed like a promising player, but he has hit just .271/.309/.367 with an 83 wRC+ in his major league career.

Segura's numbers this year aren't a massive upgrade from the .237/.316/.339 line that Ruben Tejada has provided, and by wRC+, the two have hit almost identically in their major league careers. Shortstop has been a question for the Mets for quite some time, and the team opted to play Wilmer Flores there for most of this season until it rearranged its infield because of David Wright's absence, moving Flores to second and giving Tejada the regular job at shortstop.