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The Week in Quotes: September 22-29
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Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

09-22

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The Week in Quotes: September 16-22, 2014
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Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

09-15

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The Week in Quotes: September 8-14
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Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

09-09

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The Week in Quotes: September 2-8, 2014
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Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

09-04

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The Week in Quotes: August 25-September 1, 2014
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Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

08-25

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The Week in Quotes: August 18-24
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Nick Wheatley-Schaller and Nick Bacarella

08-18

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The Week in Quotes: August 11-17, 2014
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Nick Bacarella

08-04

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The Week in Quotes: July 28-August 3, 2014
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

07-28

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The Week in Quotes: July 21-27, 2014
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

07-21

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The Week in Quotes: July 14-20, 2014
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Chris Mosch, Nick Wheatley-Schaller and Nick Bacarella

07-07

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The Week in Quotes: June 30-July 6
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

06-30

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The Week in Quotes: June 23-29
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

06-18

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What You Need to Know: Can't Retire the Royals
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Daniel Rathman, Nick Bacarella and Chris Mosch

06-16

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The Week in Quotes: June 9-15
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

06-09

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The Week in Quotes: June 3-9
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

06-02

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The Week in Quotes: May 26-June 1
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

05-27

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The Week in Quotes: May 19-26
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

05-19

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The Week in Quotes: May 13-19
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Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

05-15

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What You Need to Know: Odorizzi Blows Away the M's
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg and Chris Mosch

05-12

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The Week in Quotes: May 5-11
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

05-05

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The Week in Quotes: April 28 - May 4
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Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

04-28

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The Week in Quotes: April 21-27
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

04-21

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The Week in Quotes: April 14-20
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

04-21

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What You Need to Know: Weekend Wrap-Up, 4/21
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg and Chris Mosch

04-07

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The Week in Quotes: March 31 - April 6
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

03-31

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The Week in Quotes: March 24-30
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

03-17

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The Week in Quotes: March 10-16
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

03-04

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The Week in Quotes: February 24-March 3
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

02-24

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The Week in Quotes: February 17-23
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

02-17

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The Week in Quotes: February 10-16
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

02-10

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The Week in Quotes: February 3-9
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

02-03

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The Week in Quotes: January 27-February 2
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

01-21

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The Week in Quotes: January 13-20
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

01-13

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The Week in Quotes: January 2-12
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

01-02

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The Week in Quotes: December 26-January 1
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Nick Bacarella, Morris Greenberg, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

12-16

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The Week in Quotes: December 9-15
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Nick Bacarella and Chris Mosch

12-09

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The Week in Quotes: December 2-8
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch

12-02

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The Week in Quotes: November 23 - December 1
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch

11-25

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The Week in Quotes: November 18-24
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Nick Bacarella and Chris Mosch

11-18

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The Week in Quotes: November 11-17
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

11-14

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Internet Baseball Awards: AL Player of the Year
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Nick Bacarella

11-13

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Internet Baseball Awards: AL Pitcher of the Year
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Nick Bacarella

11-12

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Internet Baseball Awards: AL Top Manager
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Nick Bacarella

11-11

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The Week in Quotes: November 4-11
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch

11-11

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Internet Baseball Awards: American League Top Rookie
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Nick Bacarella

11-04

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The Week in Quotes: October 28-November 3
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

10-28

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The Week in Quotes: October 21-27
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

10-21

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The Week in Quotes: October 14-20
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

10-14

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The Week in Quotes: October 7-13
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Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

10-08

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The Week in Quotes: September 30-October 6
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

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The Royals score 11 runs off a defending Cy Young winner for the second straight day, the A's continue to trouble Yu Darvish, and much more action from Tuesday.

The Tuesday Takeaway
For much of Angels starter Matt Shoemaker’s career, the odds have been stacked against him. Shoemaker went undrafted out of Eastern Michigan—where he had a 4.83 ERA and 1.36 strikeout-to-walk ratio in three seasons—and spent parts of the next seven years in the Angels’ minor league system before making his major league debut last September. On Tuesday night, Shoemaker toed the rubber against the Indians for what turned out to be the best outing of his short big league career, and he was well on his way to a complete game before a short rain delay in the ninth inning brought a premature end to his night.


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Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

ROLLINS BREAKS SCHMIDT’S RECORD FOR HITS AS A PHILLIE

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BASEBALL MOURNS PASSING OF DON ZIMMER

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RED SOX, RAYS SCUFFLE (AGAIN)

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BECKETT NO-HITS THE PHILLIES

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JOSE FERNANDEZ GOES UNDER THE KNIFE

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The young Ray's fine outing, a shutout by Masahiro Tanaka, David Ortiz's yardwork, plus more from Wednesday and previews for Thursday.

The Wednesday Takeaway
Entering last Friday’s start against the Indians, Jake Odorizzi owned a 6.83 ERA and 1.80 WHIP, and had made it out of the fifth inning in just three of his six starts. The Tampa Bay right-hander held the Indians scoreless during that outing and racked up 11 punchouts, but lasted just five innings and promptly watched his bullpen squander the lead. On Wednesday, Odorizzi carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and reminded Rays fans that he was more than just a throw-in that the club got in the James Shields-Wil Myers trade.

Odorizzi’s fastball worked particularly well against the Mariners, as the pitch generated 13 swinging strikes, nearly doubling his previous career high of seven (which came in his last start against Cleveland). After the game he told reporters, “It felt good coming out. The hitters tell you what your stuff is like. They didn't put any hard contact on it, so we kept going to it. Kept bringing it up higher and higher in the zone to see if they kept swinging at it, and a lot of them did.”


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ORTIZ TO APPEAL CONTROVERSIAL ERROR IN DARVISH NEAR NO-HITTER

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HOW TO BEAT THE SHIFT?

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ALBERT PUJOLS JOINS THE 500 HOME RUN CLUB

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INJURY BUG INFECTS AL EAST

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Tyson Ross baffles the Giants, the benches clear at PNC Park, plus other recaps from the weekend and previews of today's action.

In the past, Tyson Ross has been viewed as a player with the raw talent to be a successful big-league pitcher, but one unable to put his skills toward sustainable success at the big-league level.

However, after an excellent outing on Friday against the Giants, Ross looks like a very good big-league pitcher. He completed eight innings with nine strikeouts, four hits, one walk, and no runs. This comes directly after another strong showing against the Tigers, in which he threw seven innings with seven strikeouts, six hits, one walk, and one run. Obviously, a two-game sample does not define the greatness of a big-league pitcher, but it is certainly a promising start. On the season, he owns a 2.13 ERA, a 2.95 FIP, and 25 strikeouts. Considering that he had a very solid second half of last season as well (2.93 ERA, 85 K in 80 IP), he may be hitting his stride.


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