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They said it: Quotes from the world of baseball

Major League Baseball figures weigh in on various issues.

June 15, 2013
  • Tigers Manager Jim Leyland returns to the dugout after a pitching change last month.
Tigers Manager Jim Leyland returns to the dugout after a pitching change… (Justin K. Aller / Getty Images )

"Who … should I close with?"

—Detroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland, in the wake of Jose Valverde's third blown save within a month.

"'I had him in fantasy once and he killed me so ... five games?' — how I assume someone from MLB decided on Hinske's suspension."

— Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy, on Twitter, after peace-loving teammate Eric Hinske was suspended five games for his role in the Dodgers-Diamondbacks brawl.

"When you start talking about blowing it up, you're basically saying you're going to start from scratch. And that's not happening."

— Philadelphia Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro, on speculation he could make pitchers Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels and Jonathan Papelbon available for trade next month.

— Bill Shaikin

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