9:30 AM EST, Thu March 05, 2015
Morning Briefing: Bring on the Nats!

Morning Briefing: Bring on the Nats!

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: Bartolo Colon makes his 2015 Grapefruit League debut Thursday as the Mets play a 5:05 p.m. game against the Washington Nationals in Viera (WOR). Max Scherzer, who signed a seven-year, $210 million contract, will debut for the Nats in a potential preview of the Opening Day matchup in D.C. Right-hander Tanner Roark, bumped from Washington’s rotation to the bullpen despite going 15-10 with a 2.85 ERA in 31 starts last season, is due to appear in relief on Thursday.
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Billy Bean responds to Daniel Murphy's comments on homosexuality

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.

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Bean OK with Murphy’s comment

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