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Segura may sit Sunday with tight forearm

Shortstop exits Saturday's game two innings after being hit by ball while swinging

DENVER -- Brewers All-Star shortstop Jean Segura said he expected to sit out Sunday's series finale against the Rockies after exiting Saturday's game with a tight right forearm.

Segura left in the sixth, two innings after he was hit by the ball on the right arm on an awkward swinging strike against Rockies right-hander Collin McHugh. Segura threw his bat after being struck, and was tended to by Brewers head athletic trainer Dan Wright, but after taking a few practice swings, he opted to remain in the game and grounded out.

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When the arm tightened, the Brewers decided to remove their prized shortstop from the game. He did not need X-rays, and the injury was diagnosed as merely a bruise.

"I had a hard time gripping the ball, gripping the bat," Segura said. "It was a good decision."

Manager Ron Roenicke said he wanted to speak to Segura on Sunday morning before making a call about the lineup. Segura was 2-for-3 with two RBIs before Saturday's early exit and leads the team with a .315 batting average.

"He may be sore tomorrow," Roenicke said.

Adam McCalvy is a reporter for Read his blog, Brew Beat, and follow him on Twitter at @AdamMcCalvy.

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