The Portland Sea Dogs have spoken out amid yesterday's lobster news.

Yesterday, news spread like wildfire that the Sea Dogs have stopped offering lobster from Linda Bean’s Maine Lobsters. Linda Bean's has been under fire from the animal rights organization, PETA, who claim the company mutilates lobsters and crabs in inhumane ways.

The baseball team released a statement clarifying their decision. They say the decision to break ties with Linda Bean's Maine Lobster was a business move, not because of PETA's exposé. They go on to add that PETA's press release yesterday was misleading.

The Sea Dogs 2015 baseball season kicks off on Thursday, April 9th at 6:00PM at Hadlock Field in Portland.

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