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Mets 360 2 hours ago

Nipping LOLMets In The Bud

You would think the Mets’ new attitude would preclude potential PR disasters, but these are the Mets, after all. This week isn’t even over yet, and three potential storms have arisen. The wags on Twitter have taken notice… Wright/Syndergaard sandwich…Read more →Related Posts:Do the New York Mets need a new captain?Daniel Murphy and his future in FlushingFive things to watch for on Mets’ Opening DayIs it too soon to give up on Daniel Murphy?Jeff Wilpon’s comments add more uncertainty
Washington Post 10 hours ago

Daniel Murphy hears from gay Mets fan who is a dad after renewing national conversation on acceptance of gay athletes

A gay dad who happens to be a New York Mets fan wrote an open letter to second baseman Daniel Murphy, explaining why Murphy’s comments about accepting a gay teammate but not his “lifestyle” were hurtful.Read full article >>
Newsday Mar 4, 2015

Billy Bean responds to Daniel Murphy's comments on homosexuality

Billy Bean, the openly gay former big leaguer recently named baseball's ambassador for inclusion, responded Wednesday to controversial comments by Daniel Murphy.
MetsBlog Mar 4, 2015

Bean responds to Murphy’s comments

MLB’s Ambassador of Inclusion Billy Bean responded to comments from Daniel Murphy, who said he disagrees with the former player’s “lifestyle” as an openly gay man.  Bean came out as gay in 1999 after leaving baseball prematurely, where he …
New York Daily News Mar 4, 2015
Mets' Murphy done discussing beliefs on homosexuality

Mets' Murphy done discussing beliefs on homosexuality

Daniel Murphy will no longer discuss his religious beliefs regarding gays, a Mets team spokesman said Wednesday.
Gaslamp Ball Mar 4, 2015

Billy Bean had the classiest possible response to Daniel Murphy's remarks

So, you probably heard about Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy's dated remarks on gay people. In response to a question about Major League Baseball's official Ambassador of Inclusion, Billy Bean, who spent time in Mets camp at the bequest of general manager Sandy Alderson, Murphy pulled out all the classic tropes. Whenever I hear someone bust out the "it's a lifestyle" routine I generally do a Liz Lemon eyeroll and make little comments about choices those people made. Fortunately, former Padres outfielder Billy Bean is a bigger person than me. Earlier today Bean wrote about his experience...

Bean OK with Murphy’s comment

After second baseman Daniel Murphy said Tuesday he disagreed with the “lifestyle” of MLB Ambassador for Inclusion, Billy Bean, who is gay, Bean wrote in a column for MLB.com that he appreciated Murphy giving his honest opinion on. Bean visited …
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 4, 2015
Here's how Billy Bean responded to Mets' Daniel Murphy's comments about his 'lifestyle'

Here's how Billy Bean responded to Mets' Daniel Murphy's comments about his 'lifestyle'

The Major League Baseball Ambassador for Inclusion wrote his response to Murphy's comments about his sexual preference.

Bean responds to Murphy comments

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Billy Bean responded gracefully to Daniel Murphy's comments in which the second baseman tried to reconcile his religious beliefs with accepting a gay teammate. In a column for MLB.com, Bean -- MLB's ambassador for inclusion -- wrote: "I have tremendous admiration and respect for Daniel Murphy as a family man. Just last year, he made the decision to miss Opening Day for the birth of his son, and was criticized by some members of the New York media for this choice.
Baltimore Sun Mar 4, 2015

Mets' Daniel Murphy says he disagrees with gay 'lifestyle'

New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy told reporters Tuesday he'd be fine with having a gay teammate even though he disagrees "with the lifestyle."
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 4, 2015
N.J. Sports Now: Daniel Murphy's ignorance should be lesson for Mets, MLB (VIDEO)

N.J. Sports Now: Daniel Murphy's ignorance should be lesson for Mets, MLB (VIDEO)

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy caused an uproar after making insensitive remarks about included gay players within the fabric of baseball. Baseball must heed the lesson in order to move forward.

What2Watch4 in 2015: Daniel Murphy

Daniel Murphy handles pitches in the upper half of the strike zone very well.We'll run through most of the Mets' roster for 2015 with a look at the key stats to know heading into this season. 2014 Recap Daniel Murphy was an All-Star for the first time in 2014, which came partly as a result of his successful first half, partly because of the lack of depth in the NL at second base, and partly because there weren't many other Mets options, with David Wright having a down year and Matt Harvey injured.
MetsBlog Mar 3, 2015

Daniel Murphy disagrees with Billy Bean’s “lifestyle.”

Sandy Alderson invited Billy Bean, MLB’s ambassador of inclusion, to Mets camp Tuesday, during which Bean told his story of how he hid his homosexuality during his eight-year, big-league career. “I disagree with his lifestyle,” Daniel Murphy later told reporter …

Daniel Murphy offers view on Bean's visit

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- On the day Billy Bean, MLB's ambassador of inclusion, visited the Mets at Sandy Alderson's invitation, Daniel Murphy found himself offering a perspective based on his religious beliefs. Bean hid his homosexuality during his playing career and came out later. He discussed his story with Mets players Tuesday morning. Daniel Murphy #28 2BNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM143 HR9 RBI57 R79 OBP.332 AVG.289 "I disagree with his lifestyle," Murphy told NJ.
MetsBlog Mar 2, 2015

Photos (and GIF) from PSL: Matt Harvey throws to swinging batters

Matthew Cerrone, MetsBlog.com Matt Harvey threw to David Wright, Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy and Michael Cuddyer, who were swinging against him for the first time since he had Tommy John surgery in 2013. Obviously, it’s difficult to deduce much, but …

Daniel Murphy Photos

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