Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Yesterday in Quotes

"We're certainly not going to do a deal just for the sake of doing one."

--Billy Beane

"Getting Frank and Milton was kind of like our trading deadline deal this year, just done ahead of time so we have them all year."

--Eric Chavez

"Lefty Joe Kennedy's impending return from the disabled list will represent an upgrade in the bullpen, righty Rich Harden would provide a big boost if he's able to return at any point this season, and if Milton Bradley stays healthy and produces as he has since returning from a second stint on the DL, the league's worst offense should improve down the stretch."

--Mychael Urban

"We had a lot of conversations, more in the last 24 hours than in previous days. But there was nothing we felt drastically improved our club for the next two months. It's a vote of confidence for what we have here."

--David Forst

"I feel good that we still have Barry. Now, he can get a curtain call another time."

--Ken Macha

"It was almost like we knew nothing was going to happen"

--Nick Swisher