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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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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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The notable quotables from the week that was.

THE GREAT PINE TAR WAR OF 2012
“It's kind of a common practice that people have done this for years, and to point one guy out because he had pitched here a couple years ago, there probably was some common knowledge based on that, and so I thought it was a real cowardly — and I've used that word twice this year (also about Boston's Bobby Valentine) I guess, so it was kind of a (wimpy) move to go out there and do that under those circumstances.”
—Rays manager Joe Maddon on Nationals skipper Davey Johnson, who asked the umpires to check reliever Joel Peralta’s glove upon entering Tuesday’s game in the eighth inning. Peralta, who pitched for the Nationals back in 2010, was caught with pine tar in his glove and subsequently ejected. (Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times)



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The notable quotables from the week that was.

A-ROD TIES GEHRIG WITH SLAM
“It means a lot. It’s very special. This game is very, very difficult, and if you’re not going to enjoy these great moments, then it’s not any fun. Lou Gehrig was not only one of the all-time greats, but he was one of ours, a Yankee.”
—Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who hit his 23rd career grand slam on Tuesday night, tying Lou Gehrig for first on the all-time list. (David Waldstein, New York Times)



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Running through the top quotes of the week that was.

SIX MARINERS NO-HIT DODGERS
“I’m excited, I’m excited for all these guys who came into the game out of the bullpen. I guess it’s a little bit more exciting for those guys when they can be a part of it. I wasn’t very happy when I came out of the game, and it took me a couple innings to get a little excited about it, but those guys got all the tough outs. The first six is what it is. I’ve seen a lot of people do that. From seven, eight, nine, those guys got all those outs. That was special to see.”
Kevin Millwood, who pitched the first six innings before exiting with a groin strain (Josh Liebeskind, MLB.com)



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The notable quotables from the week that was.

​The Week in Quotes is a feature that ran roughly forever at BP, more or less from the advent of the site until last July, when it was temporarily retired. Since then, it's become the BP equivalent of ​Arrested Development​—you've never stopped asking us to bring it back. Thanks to the hard work of BP interns Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo, and Matthew Rocco, we are bringing it back, and unlike the new season of ​Arrested Development​, you don't have to sign up for Netflix to see it. For the most part, we're following the old format, but we've also added a section for the week's best tweets by beat writers and players. Please let us know if there's anything else you'd like to see included.—Ben Lindbergh

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