"I was so excited I nearly passed out running the bases."
—Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter on his walkoff home run Thursday, capping a four-run ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics.
"It was not a huge problem in everyday life. But when you are trying to make a living by hitting a baseball, it can create a problem."
—Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla, activated from the disabled list Wednesday after laser surgery improved his vision from 20/30 to 20/15.
"If you're playing fantasy football, if your team's beating him, you can never get a rise out of him. That's half the fun when you're with your buddies. If my fantasy team is beating his, I want to see him get fired up or get going. He just never gives you that."