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The Week in Quotes: December 10-16
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

12-10

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The Week in Quotes: December 3-9
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

12-03

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The Week in Quotes: November 26-December 2
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

11-26

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The Week in Quotes: November 19-25
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

11-19

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The Week in Quotes: November 12-18
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

11-12

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The Week in Quotes: November 5-11
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

11-05

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The Week in Quotes: October 29-November 4
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

10-29

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The Week in Quotes: October 22-28
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

10-22

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The Week in Quotes: October 15-21
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

10-15

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The Week in Quotes: October 8-14
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

10-08

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The Week in Quotes: October 1-7
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

10-01

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The Week in Quotes: September 24-30
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

09-24

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The Week in Quotes: September 17-23
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

09-17

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The Week in Quotes: September 10-16
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

09-10

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The Week in Quotes: September 3-9
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

08-27

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The Week in Quotes: August 20-26
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

08-20

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The Week in Quotes: August 13-19
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

08-13

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The Week in Quotes: August 6-12
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

08-06

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The Week in Quotes: July 30-August 5
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

07-30

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The Week in Quotes: July 23-29
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

07-23

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The Week in Quotes: July 16-22
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

07-16

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The Week in Quotes: July 9-July 15
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

07-09

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The Week in Quotes: July 2-July 8
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

07-02

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The Week in Quotes: June 25-July 1
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

06-25

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The Week in Quotes: June 18-24
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

06-21

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The Prospectus Hit List: Thursday, June 21
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Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

06-18

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The Week in Quotes: June 11-17
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

06-11

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The Week in Quotes: June 4-June 10
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

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The Week in Quotes: May 28-June 3
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

NATIONALS CLINCH PLAYOFF SPOT
“It was one of those feelings you’ve never had before. I had no idea what to do. I haven’t won anything since friggin’ Little League.”—Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman on Washington’s playoff berth. (Amanda Comak, The Washington Times)


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Running through the top quotes of the week that was.

BOBBY V WITH ANOTHER GEM
“This is the weakest roster we've ever had in September in the history of baseball. It could use help everywhere.”
—Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine on the state of his team, which was recently decimated by a blockbuster trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Ian Harrison, ESPNBoston.com)



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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

IN THE LATEST EPISODE OF THE BOBBY V SAGA...
“What an embarrassing thing to say. If I was there, I’d punch you right in the mouth. How’s that sound? Sound like I checked out? What an embarrassing thing. That’s something that a comic strip person would write.”
—Perpetually beleaguered Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, responding to a question from Glenn Ordway of WEEI radio, who suggested that Boston’s skipper may have “checked out.” (Peter Abraham, Boston Globe)



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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS ACQUIRE BOSTON RED SOX (PLAYERS)
“I haven't found [a spending cap] yet, but I'll let you know if we get there. We really do evaluate those things secondarily. We think the most important thing is building a team.”
Dodgers president and part-owner Stan Kasten on opening up the wallets to acquire the Red Sox’ three highest-paid players, in a nine-player deal that saw over $250 million in contracts change hands. (Alex Angert, MLB.com)



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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

BOBBY CLEARLY NOT THEIR VALENTINE
“What Tom, Larry, and I heard in the player meeting was one overriding sentiment. Players felt responsible for the record. They weren't blaming injuries or anyone but themselves. At the same time, they openly spoke about what could improve in addition to their play. They made substantive points. We addressed those points. No one in that meeting, at any time, took the position that Bobby should be or needed to be replaced.”
—Red Sox owner John Henry, responding to a story from Yahoo which alleged that a host of disgruntled Boston players “blasted” manager Bobby Valentine in a secret meeting with team ownership back in July. (Nick Cafardo, Boston Globe)



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Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

NITKOWSKI EYEING BIG-LEAGUE RETURN
“The goal for me when I came [to Binghamton] was to test the sidearm out and see what kind of reaction I would get from the hitters, and the things that I needed to see were swings and misses from lefties and ground balls from righties, and so far that's happening.”
Pitcher C.J. Nitkowski, who was recently promoted to Triple-A Buffalo, is attempting a big-league comeback with the Mets at age 39. (Andrew Simon, MLB.com)



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Running through the top quotes from the week that was.

REDS ON A ROLL
“It's like a playoff atmosphere in here almost every day.”
—Reds manager Dusty Baker on his team's recent string of success. On Saturday, the Reds won their 22nd game out of their last 25, the franchise's best streak since the 1890s. (Mark Clements, MLB.com)



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Running through the notable notes and quotes of the week that was.

ICHIRO TAKES HIS TALENTS TO THE BRONX
“I am going to a team with the most wins from a team with the most losses. It’s hard to contain my excitement.”
Ichiro Suzuki, after being traded from the Mariners to the Yankees on Monday. Ichiro, who compiled 2,533 hits over more than 11 years with Seattle, went 1-for-4 in his Yankees debut, which just happened to come against the Mariners. (George A. King III, New York Post)



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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

YOUKILIS RETURNS TO BOSTON
“I think the comment I made early, he made a big issue out of, and I don't think he ever wanted to get over it.”
—Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, when asked about Kevin Youkilis, who returned to Boston for the first time since being traded to the White Sox on June 24. The third baseman’s relationship with Valentine was reportedly turbulent. (Gordon Edes, ESPN Boston)



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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

OZZIE SPARS WITH HARPER, NATIONALS OVER PINE TAR
“First time, it’s going to stay between us/ I could have said a lot of [stuff] about this kid. I’ve been praising this kid like everyday. The last three times they asked me about him, the only thing I said was he’s a great player. What he did [today] was unprofessional. I’m not going to tell you guys what he did because I’m not going to be talking about it on ESPN, “Baseball Tonight,” what happened again. I’ll just leave it like that. I’ll talk to his manager in a little while.”
—Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen accused Nationals center fielder Bryce Harper of using too much pine tar on his bat, calling the rookie’s actions “unprofessional.” Guillen yelled profanities in Harper’s direction during his at-bat in the fourth inning. (Adam Kilgore, The Washington Post)



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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

DISPATCHES FROM WASHINGTON: ALL-STAR EDITION
“I’m just excited to get there and just have a good time. I think it’s exciting to go, and I’m excited to get there and be around all the top guys in baseball, of course. I’m just going to take it all in, try to enjoy it with the family, and try to just be as mellow and calm as I can. I’m excited. I really am. I’m really excited to get out there and be around those kind of guys and just try to actually enjoy myself as much as I can and really take it all in.”
—Nationals center fielder Bryce Harper on being the youngest position player to ever make the All-Star team. (Amanda Comak, The Washington Times)



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Running through the noteable quotables from the week that was.

KEVIN YOUKILIS (INSERT BANAL JOKE ABOUT CHANGING SOX)
“It was an emotional time for everyone, for Kevin and his teammates. He’s been here a long time, he’s been a great player and has played hard every inning he’s been out there.”
—Red Sox GM Ben Cherington on long-time Fenway favorite Kevin Youkilis, who was traded to the Chicago White Sox last Sunday after more than eight years with Boston. (Nick Cafardo, Boston Globe)



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