"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