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• Segura's absence from the starting lineup on Wednesday was pre-planned, Roenicke said. Segura, who was struck on the forearm by a pitch over the weekend in Denver, also did not start Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader.

• Some observers surmised that Wednesday lacked the action of previous Trade Deadlines because of the advent of the second Wild Card, which increases the number of "buying" teams over clear sellers, and have proposed pushing the date into August.

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• Segura's absence from the starting lineup on Wednesday was pre-planned, Roenicke said. Segura, who was struck on the forearm by a pitch over the weekend in Denver, also did not start Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader.

• Some observers surmised that Wednesday lacked the action of previous Trade Deadlines because of the advent of the second Wild Card, which increases the number of "buying" teams over clear sellers, and have proposed pushing the date into August.

Full Game Coverage

Melvin likes it where it is.

"I'm OK with it," Melvin said. "I think if you change it later, I don't know if we get a player like Jean Segura, guys like that. Teams would not give up a whole lot, and I think there would be fewer deals. Teams just wouldn't get anything back for guys."

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

 

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