Mets pitching coach sorry for slur

Updated: March 13, 2014, 11:25 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen apologized Wednesday night for having directed a slur once commonly used to denigrate people of Asian descent at a clubhouse translator.

According to an account in The Wall Street Journal, a reporter was speaking with Mets pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka's Asian American interpreter in the clubhouse Monday when Warthen approached.

During the ensuing conversation, the pitching coach reportedly apologized to the interpreter, ...

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