Rob Segedin hit his first MLB home run on the same day his wife went into labor
At this time last year, 27-year-old Rob Segedin was playing Double-A ball for the Yankees. In January,he was traded to L.A. Smash cut to this month: He set a new franchise RBI record in his MLB debut, and on Monday, he hit his first MLB home run, en route to the Dodgers' 18-9 victory over the Reds.
Oh, and it was on the same day his wife, Robin, went into labor with their first child. Segedin went straight from Cincy to the hospital:
If there's a better definition of "red-letter day," we don't know what it is. Actually, maybe we should just change it to "blue-letter day" in Segedin's honor.