+ “I mean, you’re throwing a projectile 90-plus miles an hour. Evidently they were trying to throw him inside after he hit that ball to left center field, a pitch low and away. No, we didn’t think there was any intent. Every time somebody gets hit now, people think there’s intent. In the umpire’s opinion, if there had been, then he would have issued a warning.”
-Dusty Baker on Mets pitcher Dillon Gee hitting Joey Votto with a pitch during a 7-3 victory
+ “That’s the way you play the game. I know we didn’t hit Joey on purpose, but you take care of your guys. We would have done the same thing.”
-New York 3B David Wright after getting plunked himself in Friday's affair at Citi Field
+ “It feels like we’re building a little bit more momentum offensively. We’re starting to put more runs on the board. The pitching staff has been pretty consistent from day one and the defense has been great, so really the only thing you can attribute this to is scoring a few more runs.