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MLB quotes: Athletics' Jed Lowie questions Astros Manager Bo Porter
MLB quotes: Athletics' Jed Lowie questions Astros Manager Bo Porter

"Why is it OK for you to shift down seven but it's not OK for me to bunt?" — Oakland shortstop Jed Lowrie after Houston Manager Bo Porter yelled at him for bunting with a seven-run lead — but with the Astros in a defensive shift that all but invited a bunt. "What am I supposed to do, get out of the way, catch the ball down here and let him slide into the glove? I'm going to break a wrist doing that? I'd rather put my body on the line and see what happens." — Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez, to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, on the new rule that forbids catchers from blocking home plate until they have the ball, in an attempt to reduce...

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