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Jean Segura Extension: What the Internet Thinks

Here’s what you all said about the newest Mariners contract.

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Howdy everyone! It’s been a while since we did one of these. I certainly didn’t think Jerry Dipoto would be signing any big contracts in June, but here we are. Jean Segura signed a five-year extension which was pretty team friendly at $70MM in base value. It was just announced today that Jean will also be getting a full no-trade clause as a part of the deal.

First, here’s Dipoto’s official statement:

Dave Cameron at Fangraphs thinks this deal is an equal risk for both parties.

I’d say this throws a wrench into the “tear it down” idea that many of you have. But let’s see what people had to say about that situation.

Mostly, fans were just excited to have Segura sticking around for the long haul.

But it’s not all sunshine and happiness.

Oh, and in case you didn’t catch this, here’s some more immediate good news:

So that’s what some of you said. What did the rest of you think about the new deal?