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They said it: Quotes from the world of baseball

Major League Baseball players weigh in on varying issues.

May 11, 2013
  • New York Yankees' Vernon Wells played third base for the first time in his career during Wednesday's game against the Colorado Rockies.
New York Yankees' Vernon Wells played third base for the first time… (Dustin Bradford / Getty…)

"In high school, report cards came out and our entire infield failed, so I had to go play short. That's a true story."

— Vernon Wells, 34, on his last infield appearance before playing third base for the New York Yankees last Wednesday.

"You want to talk about a guy who is unproven and had a good couple months on steroids, go ahead."

— San Diego Padres catcher Nick Hundley, to UT San Diego, on fellow Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal, expected to return later this month from a 50-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy.

"That's basically saying the group we have here is dog crap."

— Miami Marlins outfielder Justin Ruggiano on a headline in which his team was called the "sadsack Marlins."

— Bill Shaikin

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