"Staying the course is becoming less appealing as the ugly losses continue."
San Diego Padres executive chairman, to Fox Sports, on the possibility that a shakeup is imminent. The Padres are 3-9 this month, with a batting average of .157.
"Why not the Twins?"
Minnesota Twins general manager, on swooping in to sign free-agent designated hitter Kendrys Morales away from the big-name teams, for $7.4 million. Morales batted .381 in his first five games, and the Twins are within four games of first place in the AL Central, after three consecutive 90-loss seasons.
"He edged out Koufax and Drysdale."