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Manfred: MLB May Need To Consider Moving Back Trade Deadline

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NEWARK (CBSMiami/AP) – A league that historically doesn’t like change is contemplating a fairly big one.

Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks baseball may need to consider moving the trade deadline back to give teams in the hunt for a wild card more time. 351 more words

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In case you missed it: Julio Urias to have elective surgery

By Jon Weisman

Sorry for the near silence the past couple days — deadline for the June issue of Dodger Insider magazine is coming in hard and fast. 338 more words

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Billy Bean On WFAN: Murphy's Comments 'A Reminder That We're Just Getting Started'

NEW YORK (WFAN) — Major League Baseball’s first inclusion ambassador says his visit to New York Mets camp this week was “100 percent successful” despite the… 678 more words

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Looking through some sports headlines on the web yesterday, I came across an article regarding Daniel Murphy, second baseman for the New York Mets. The article described Murphy’s comments about MLB executive Billy Bean (not to be confused with the Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane). 1,029 more words

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NY Mets' Daniel Murphy Criticized for Comments about Gays

On Tuesday MLB Ambassador of Inclusion Billy Bean (openly gay) visited the NY Mets Spring Training camp. In raising awareness Bean is providing “guidance and training related to efforts to support those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community” 510 more words

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New York Mets infielder Daniel Murphy says he disagrees with gay 'lifestyle'

NEWARK, N.J. — Mets infielder Daniel Murphy says he disagrees with the “lifestyle” of people who are gay.

The Mets hosted Billy Bean, a former major leaguer who came out after retiring and is MLB’s first ambassador for inclusion, to talk at spring training. 88 more words

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Bean Writes Of His 'Admiration And Respect' For Mets' Murphy, Sees Foundation For Discussion

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Billy Bean did not take offense to Daniel Murphy’s comments. In fact, he embraced them.

Writing as a guest columnist for the league’s website on Wednesday, Bean, MLB’s ambassador of inclusion, spoke highly of the Mets’ second baseman’s conviction, one day after Murphy, a devout Christian, … 641 more words

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