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Mets’ Daniel Murphy To Speak At White House About Paternity-Leave Decision

Daniel Murphy, whose decision to take paternity leave and miss the first two games of the MLB season led to debate and criticism, has been invited to speak at the White House.

06/04/2014

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Keidel: It’s Simply Shocking That Murphy’s Paternity Leave Became An Issue

Murphy missed the first two Mets games — both losses with or without him — because he wanted to be with his wife during the birth of their boy. And it feels like far too many New Yorkers have a problem with it.

04/04/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Boomer Esiason (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images for Breitling)

Boomer Esiason Apologizes For Comments On Murphy’s Paternity Leave

WFAN co-host Boomer Esiason says he’s reached out to the Mets and is “truly sorry” for a “flippant remark” made earlier this week regarding Daniel Murphy’s paternity leave.

04/04/2014

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Palladino: Daniel Murphy Did OK, Baby!

Players have been doing this for years now. It’s not like the old days. Women don’t birth their babies alone anymore. Now, it’s a team effort.

04/04/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Daniel Murphy Takes Criticism Over Paternity Leave In Stride

Murphy singled in his first at-bat of the season Thursday after leaving the Mets for his son’s birth prior to Monday’s opener.

04/03/2014

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Mets’ Jason Bay On Paternity Leave; Lucas Duda Recalled

Mets outfielder Jason Bay has been placed on baseball’s new paternity leave list. Bay left the team Tuesday to be with his wife, Kristen, for the birth of their third child.

WFAN–05/04/2011