By peoplestaff225
January 27, 2007 11:45 AM

"My child comes first," stated New York Mets first baseman Carlos Delgado. The 34-year-old’s wife, Betzaida,is expecting the couple’s first child, a son, on April 1st, the same day as the team’s season opener.

"I will express to the Mets my intentions to be there," he said. "Like any other father in the world, I want to be there for that great day." Jay Horwitz, Mets’ spokesperson, expects there to be no problems.

The couple’s new child will be named Carlos Antonio.

Source: New York Post and Yahoo Sports

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