03/04 10:35 CST Report: Mets' Murphy says he disagrees with gay 'lifestyle'
Report: Mets' Murphy says he disagrees with gay 'lifestyle'
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) --- 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. Murphy
spoke to NJ Advance Media afterward.
"I disagree with his lifestyle," he told NJ.com (http://bit.ly/18jWTuA). "I do
disagree with the fact that Billy is a homosexual."
He said he feels that way because he is "trying to surrender to Christ in my
Murphy said Christians may not have been articulate enough in describing their
stance on homosexuality.
He said: "We love the people. We disagree (with) the lifestyle."
A Mets spokesman said on Wednesday that Murphy would no longer be discussing
the issue with reporters.
Information from: NJ.com, http://www.nj.com