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This week's standout baseball quotes

Los Angeles DodgersTampa Bay RaysLuke ScottJayson WerthArizona DiamondbacksA.J. EllisBryce Harper

"There were 13 people shot in Chicago yesterday, and all people want to talk about is people swimming in a swimming pool? Pretty disappointing."

— Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, on Friday, on the debate over whether the Dodgers should have celebrated their National League West title by jumping into the Arizona Diamondbacks' pool.

"When I was 20 years old, I could barely swing a wood bat."

— Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth, to the Washington Times, on teammate Bryce Harper joining Tony Conigliaro as the only players with two 20-home run seasons before turning 21.

"In my book, Chewbacca won us the game."

— Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Sam Fuld, on the Rays' 18-inning victory Friday in which outfielder Luke Scott disdained the usual rally cap after 17 innings in favor of a Chewbacca mask.

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