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

11-04

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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

09-30

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The Week in Quotes: September 23-29
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

09-30

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What You Need to Know: A Wild Final Weekend
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

09-23

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The Week in Quotes: September 16-22
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

09-16

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The Week in Quotes: September 9-15
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

09-09

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The Week in Quotes: September 3-8
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

09-03

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The Week in Quotes: August 26-September 2
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Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-27

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What You Need to Know: The Other Way in Which Zack Greinke is Good
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-26

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The Week in Quotes: August 19-25
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-19

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The Week in Quotes: August 12-18
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-12

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The Week in Quotes: August 5-11
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-08

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What You Need to Know: Harvey's First Shutout
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Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-05

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The Week in Quotes: July 29-August 4
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

07-29

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The Week in Quotes: July 22-28
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

07-25

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What You Need to Know: Price Wrong for the Red Sox
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

07-22

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The Week in Quotes: July 15-21
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

07-15

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The Week in Quotes: July 8-14
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

07-08

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The Week in Quotes: July 1-7
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

07-01

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The Week in Quotes: June 24-30
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

06-24

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The Week in Quotes: June 17-23
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

06-17

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The Week in Quotes: June 10-16
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

06-10

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The Week in Quotes: June 3-9
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

06-03

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The Week in Quotes: May 27-June 2
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

05-28

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The Week in Quotes: May 20-26
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

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The Week in Quotes: May 13-19
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Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Satchel Price

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He hits, too.

Monday Takeaway
Given his sterling 2.86 ERA after shutting down Chicago on Monday night, explaining the greatness of Dodgers starter Zack Greinke comes pretty easy. Even with declining velocity—his average fastball has dropped from 94 mph to 91.7 mph since 2007—few pitchers consistently contribute at the same level.

But in 2013, there’s an aspect of Greinke’s performance that cannot be ignored. After going 1-for-2 with a walk against the Cubs on Monday, the Dodgers starter is now hitting .340/.426/.383 this season. He’s not merely baseball’s only starting pitcher posting better-than-average hitting numbers, he’s leaps and bounds ahead of his peers.


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The notable quotables of the week that was.

VIN SCULLY TO RETURN FOR 65TH SEASON
"Just the thought of walking away from it to retirement — and looking out the window or something? It's just too good. As a baseball man, and someone who has always loved the game, the situation and the conditions are perfect.”


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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

REACTIONS TO EXPANDED INSTANT REPLAY
I kind of like baseball being pure with the human aspect and the human error of the game. I think the umpires sometimes get undue criticism. There's countless plays every game throughout the year and they may miss probably less than one percent of them. That's pretty good. It seems like the only ones that anybody ever brings up replay with are the ones that are at the end of the game, where they think that's the deciding factor of a ballgame. But there could be a play in the first or second inning that could have directly affected the outcome of the game.”
—Diamondbacks reliever J.J. Putz on MLB’s proposal to expand the use of instant replay in 2014. (Steve Gilbert, MLB.com)



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Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

RIOS JOINS WINNING ENVIRONMENT IN TEXAS

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August 8, 2013 6:24 am

What You Need to Know: Harvey's First Shutout

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The Mets' ace improved his pacing and stamina to blank the Rockies on Wednesday night.

The Wednesday Takeaway
Matt Harvey has enjoyed a rather spectacular first year in the majors, but somehow, the Mets ace had never shut out a team before Wednesday night (though he did throw nine scoreless on May 7 in a game it took the Mets 10 innings to win). He emphatically ended that drought against the Rockies, puzzling hitters throughout nine innings as New York earned a 5-0 victory. Though the National League’s current strikeout leader didn’t put up his usually gaudy total in that category, fanning just six batters, this performance was a real gem.

The right-hander never looked uncomfortable as the Rockies struggled to muster anything offensively, failing to get a runner into scoring position until the ninth inning. Harvey can be excused for that, too, considering the only reason Charlie Blackmon got to second base was fielder’s indifference prior to the game’s final out. Needing to get that last batter to complete the shutout, Harvey forced Troy Tulowitzki to pop up to second base.


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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

SEVERAL TEAMS STAND PAT AS QUIET TRADE DEADLINE PASSES

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Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

REACTIONS AROUND THE LEAGUE TO RYAN BRAUN SUSPENSION

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David Price turned in his third complete game in four starts to lead the Rays past the Red Sox. Tonight, Zack Greinke will try to sustain his success against Brandon Phillips.

The Wednesday Takeaway
Before the Rays' series against the Red Sox, David Price said, “I want to go nine every fifth day.” Taking the ball in the third game, he did exactly that, disposing of baseball’s best offense with just 97 pitches.

Price completed the first four innings with 35 pitches and needed only 10 to close out the game’s final frame, throwing strikes from the beginning of the contest through the end. All four of his pitches proved effective, with his sinker averaging nearly 95 mph, a mark he’s been hitting consistently since returning from a six-week stint on the disabled list to nurse a triceps injury. Boston’s only run came on a Mike Napoli homer in the seventh.


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Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

MATT GARZA, CUBS PRESS ON AMIDST TRADE RUMORS

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Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

LINCECUM RIDES ADRENALINE TO FIRST CAREER NO-HITTER

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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

PUJOLS HAS A LASTING EFFECT ON CARDINALS

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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

DODGERS RIDE PUIG-MANIA TO SEASON-HIGH SIX STRAIGHT WINS
"The way Yasiel plays is really contagious. You see that energy and it affects our fans and it makes the guys want to play like that. Bring a young guy like that in and it helps everybody. You've got to stay young. When everybody's experienced, sometimes it gets to be the same old thing. This kid brings energy."
—Dodgers’ manager Don Mattingly, on rookie sensation Yasiel Puig. (Ken Gurnick, MLB.com)



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