-- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum after the Nationals completed a 4-game sweep of the Cubs, outscoring Chicago 31-9 in the series.
"If they get mad at my guys in the fifth inning swinging 3-0 or running, they better get used to it... It was the bench coach's frustration in us handing it to him for a couple days. If they want to quit competing and forfeit, then fine. But we're going to keep competing."
-- Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson on the bench-clearing fracas during last night's 9-2 Nats victory over Chicago.