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MIGGY TAKES HOME TRIPLE CROWN
“All I could think of then was ‘Wow, I really did it.’ It’s just unbelievable. That’s the only thing that I could say. It was great that I could share it with my teammates.”
—Tigers third baseman , who won the first triple crown since Miguel Cabrera in 1967 after hitting .330 with 44 home runs and 139 Carl Yastrzemski . (Drew Sharp, RBI Detroit Free ) Press Read the full article... Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.
DOTEL BEMOANS TIGERS’ LACK OF ENTHUSIASM
“We believe we have the players and talent, but I think we should be more pumped up. I haven't seen that yet. Maybe I'm wrong. But it's what I see. Like I said, we believe, but I need to see one more little thing. I hope I see that in the next 10 days. There's time.”
—Tigers reliever , discontented with the level of energy he’s seeing in the clubhouse as Detroit battles for a playoff spot. (Tom Gage, Octavio Dotel Detroit ) News Read the full article...
September 24, 2012 5:00 am
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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 on Washington’s playoff berth. (Amanda Comak, Ryan Zimmerman The Washington ) Times Read the full article...
September 17, 2012 5:00 am
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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 on the state of his team, which was recently decimated by a blockbuster trade with the Bobby Valentine . (Ian Harrison, Los Angeles Dodgers ESPNBoston . ) com Read the full article...
September 10, 2012 5:00 am
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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 , responding to a question from Glenn Ordway of WEEI radio, who suggested that Boston’s skipper may have “checked out.” (Peter Abraham, Bobby Valentine ) Boston Globe Read the full article... 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) Read the full article... 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 , responding to a John Henry story from Yahoo which alleged that a host of disgruntled Boston players “blasted” manager in a secret meeting with team ownership back in July. (Nick Cafardo, Bobby Valentine ) Boston Globe Read the full article... 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 on his team's recent string of success. On Saturday, the Reds won their 22 Dusty Baker nd game out of their last 25, the franchise's best streak since the 1890s. (Mark Clements, MLB.com) Read the full article...
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June 24, 2012 6:09 pm
Kevin Youkilis is dealt to Chicago, plus a look at other assorted transactions
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