Don Zimmer is embarrassed for what happened on Saturday. Joe Torre thinks it was a great example of team play. Larry Bowa speaks in something other than grunts. Pat Gillick sadly steps down. And the Tigers are more than happy to avoid imfamy. All this and many more quips from around the league in your Monday edition of The Week In Quotes.
The White Sox go through a demoralizing series against the Twins. Bud Selig thinks the game is great (funny how things change). Ron Santo is just proud to be a Cub. And a bunch of Tigers weigh in on who’s the best pitcher in the AL this year. All this and many more quips from around the league in your Monday edition of The Week In Quotes.
Dusty Baker thinks it’s better to burn out than it is to rust. Mark Prior is inclined to agree. Marquis Grissom believes Barry Bonds is the best. (We’re inclined to agree.) Delmon Young believes he can bring a championship to Tampa Bay before the decade is out. And Bud Selig is pleased with the way San Juan has worked for the Expos. All this and many more notable quotables from around the league in your Monday edition of The Week In Quotes.
Eric Gagne goes from slapshots to the consecutive saves record. Dusty Baker loves Tony Womack. Ron Santo loves Dusty Baker. Kerry Robinson isn’t impressed with Mark Prior. Lou Piniella doesn’t think Japanese players should be Rookie of the Year candidates–unless they play for his team. George Steinbrenner isn’t in the mood for hugs. These and other notable quotables in The Week in Quotes.
Barry Bonds is good, and everyone seems to know it. Dusty Baker prefers speed to power. And Doug Glanville apparently isn’t a fan of The Osbournes. All this and many more quips in your Monday edition of The Week In Quotes.
J.P. Ricciardi doesn’t like giving away outs. Maury Wills thinks speed is underrated. Lloyd McClendon thinks he’s victim of an injustice, and that doesn’t even count having to manage the Pirates. Tom Martin just does his job, and Julian Tavarez likes ’em old, fat, rich, and dirty. All this and many more quips in this week’s edition of The Week In Quotes.
Derek Jeter doesn’t think you can measure defensive performance. Brian Buchanan isn’t too good at laying one down. Umpire Tim Welke admits he was wrong; the Rockies don’t care. Marcus Giles wants to fight the scorekeeper. And Warren Spahn thinks the DL is for wimps. All this and many more quips for yout Monday edition of The Week In Quotes.
Red Sox players seem happy with their front office; J.P. Ricciardi wishes he had a bigger budget; Mike Hargrove is forced to say goodbye to one of his favorite players; Alex Rodriguez would possibly consider a trade; and Jarrod Washburn thinks won-lost records are overrated for pitchers. All these and many more pontifications in the newest edition of The Week In Quotes.
Rich Harden sparkles in his major league debut. Aramis Ramirez apparently thinks he’s been traded to the Braves. Sadly, George Brett may be better known for pine tar than for being one of the greatest third basemen in baseball history. Brendan Donnelly gave up a run, a sure sign that the apocalypse is near. Mike Hargrove has an exceptional grasp of the obvious. These and other pontifications in The Week In Quotes.
Hank Blalock makes his home run count. Barry Bonds sounds off on wiping out Babe Ruth and small sample size. Bret Boone calls out an obvious conflict of interest. Bud Selig waxes poetic on baseball and the hotel industry. These and other tasty morsels in The Week In Quotes.
Randall Simon pleads his case; Phil Nevin sounds off against the All-Star Game finally “counting” for something; Barry Bonds tells why he’s not competing in the Home Run Derby this year; and Dontrelle Willis is just happy to be invited. All this and many more quips in the newest edition of The Week In Quotes.
Kenny Williams doesn’t want the Sox to become “Prospects ‘R Us.” Roberto Alomar could use a lesson in MLB Standings. Mike Mussina got his All-Star vote right. Eric Chavez and Miguel Tejada may get taken back to the factory for Re-Neducation. These and other quips in The Week In Quotes.
Kansas City Royals owner David Glass discusses taking on salary and the pennant race. Sammy Sosa’s still talking Corkgate, but Danny Graves isn’t. Rick Peterson offers some insight on developing and managing pitchers. All this and more in this edition of The Week In Quotes.
The Astros express elation over throwing a no-hitter, while the Yankees express their disgust; Roger Clemens is happy about getting his 300th win, but not so happy about the idea of going into Cooperstown as a member of the Red Sox (let alone Blue Jays); and Lou Piniella tries to connect to a younger generation. All this and much more in the newest edition of The Week In Quotes.
Sammy Sosa explains why his bat was a little lighter than usual; Professor Robert Adair explains why it doesn’t matter; George Steinbrenner thinks the world is out to get him; Bobby Kielty reads from the gospel according to Earl Weaver; and Scott Elarton reminds us why Colorado is such a unique environment. All this and much more in the newest edition of The Week In Quotes.