Acquired: Via trade from the Yankees on January 12, 2016, for LHP Tyler Olson and 2B Ronald Torreyes (LAD). Originally drafted in the third round of the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft (NYY).
Most Recent Stats at Time of Debut
|CURRENT SEASON STATS: .319 with 21 homers and 69 RBIs in 103 games at Oklahoma City (Triple-A), adding 23 doubles for a .598 slugging percentage.|
Info & MLB Debut Date
Contract purchased from Oklahoma City August 7 when IF Chris Taylor was sent down and OF Trayce Thompson was transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL to clear a roster space.
MLB Debut Date: 8/7/2016
|August 7, in an 8-5 win against the Red Sox. The starting left fielder, he batted eighth and went 2-for-3 with four RBIs. After grounding out to third base in his first at-bat against David Price in the second inning, he came up in the fourth with the bases loaded and one out and, once again facing Price, delivered a two-run double to center field. In the fifth inning, with the bases loaded once again and this time two outs, he hit a two-run single to right field. In the sixth inning, he was taken out of the game when Howie Kendrick moved from second base to left field as a defensive replacement.|
|Segedin, who had considered retiring just a year earlier when he was demoted from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Double-A Trenton by the Yankees, set a Dodgers franchise record on Sunday with the most RBIs for a player making his MLB debut as a Dodger. Listed officially as a “third baseman/outfielder/first baseman,” he only played first and DH’d with Oklahoma City, and in fact had played in just two games in left field since 2012, yet that is where he made his debut. Another interesting factoid: He’d never hit more than 10 homers in a season in his six years with the Yankees, but exploded for 21 in the first half of the season in his new setting. He comes into his debut with a .280 average and a .357 OBA but after the trade to the Dodgers, Segedin committed himself to an off-season diet and workout regimen overhaul and that may have contributed to his huge turnaround.|