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Old 28th Apr 2011, 02:25 PM   #1
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Braves continue to investigate McDowell allegations


The Braves are continuing to investigate allegations against pitching coach Roger McDowell that he directed anti-gay slurs toward fans at San Francisco’s AT&T Park and are expected to meet with him today.

The Braves are off today before opening a three-game series against the Cardinals at Turner Field on Friday. The team has not yet reported any findings to Major League Baseball and no decision has been made about possible punishment.

McDowell issued an apology on Wednesday, saying “I am deeply sorry that I responded to the heckling fans in San Francisco on Saturday. I apologize to everyone for my actions.”

A California man accused McDowell of yelling “Are you a homo couple or a threesome?” to fans sitting in the left field seats and simulating a sex act with a bat.

Giants fan Justin Quinn, 33, who was sitting nearby with his wife and 9-year-old twin daughters, said he asked McDowell to watch his language in front of children...

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