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Daniel Murphy On Paternity Leave: ‘Right Decision To Make’

Posted By Charles Mager On April 3, 2014 @ 3:30 PM In Legacy | No Comments

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Daniel Murphy is proud he put fatherhood ahead of baseball, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins thinks criticism his second baseman received for taking paternity leave this week was unfair.

Murphy made his season debut Thursday, three days after the birth of son Noah.

He called staying in Florida an extra day “the right decision to make” following wife Victoria’s cesarean section and said “we felt the best thing for our family was for me to stay.”

For more on this story visit: Associated Press [2]


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