Sunday, August 19, 2018
News Roundup

Yes, that was David Price and Evan Longoria discussing breast pumps on Twitter

Raising kids inevitably steers you into conversations you never imagined you'd have, mostly about bodily functions. Not just you, though. Superstar, multimillionaire, world famous baseball players too.

On Wednesday, former Rays ace David Price, now with the Boston Red Sox, tweeted at his friend and former teammate Evan Longoria about the upcoming birth of his son, Xavier.

What an adorable expectant dad, right? The term "breast pump" might be jarring to those far removed from the life-giving but oh-so-undignified realm of nursing babies. For the uninitiated, nursing moms use electric pumps to express milk so they can put the child down for long enough to do crazy things like take showers and eat meals. Pumping milk lets someone else hold and feed the baby from a bottle.

Sound weird? Not to Longoria. He quickly replied with some fellow dad support.

Price's wife, Tiffany, is due soon with the couple's first child. Longoria and wife, Jaime Edmondson, have a daughter, Elle, 4, and son Nash, 2.

As for Longoria's use of the phrase "boob pump," that's a new one. But you'll likely hear few objections from breastfeeding moms, who a) need all the support they can get and b) know there's nothing hotter than a good dad.

Parents. We're all the same, really.

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