"I heard there are some smart people at Stanford. That wasn't too smart."
—Matt Kemp of the Dodgers, on Padres slugger (and former Stanford student) Carlos Quentin, who broke the collarbone of Zack Greinke by charging the mound and flinging him to the ground, after what Quentin decided — and Greinke denied — was an intentional hit by pitch.
"Not sure what I would do if someone charged and lowered their shoulder at me … but lowering mine back prob isnt at the top of the list"
—Cleveland Indians pitcher Vinnie Pestano, on Twitter, on Greinke's reaction to Quentin rushing the mound.
"Dodger Nation: The Dodgers will not be intimidated by anyone!"
— Dodgers co-owner Magic Johnson, on Twitter, the morning after the Greinke-Quentin incident ignited two bench-clearing brawls and a postgame confrontation between Kemp and Quentin.
— Bill Shaikin