Minor League Pitcher Solomon Bates Comes Out As Homosexual

Minor league pitcher Solomon Bates got here out as homosexual in an Instagram publish Tuesday, the identical week he was launched by the Giants. He’s the second minor baseball participant in his league to come back out as homosexual in 2015, after David Denson.

Bates was drafted by USC within the eighth spherical in 2018 and has been within the Giants’ system ever since. He pitched in 23 video games this season in Double-A, with a 4.02 ERA and 40 1/3 innings wherein he struck out 47. In his publish, he stays optimistic about his outlook even after his launch, saying he plans to “divulge heart’s contents to homosexual athletes like me.”

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