“I could see the seam marks on his Adam’s apple. He’s a tough son of a gun. If I was hit in the throat while I was catching, I’d probably be lying on the trainer’s table,” Vogelsong, after his bounced pitch hit Posey in the throat.
“I was pretty geeked up and I saw (Kemp’s reaction) and it fired me up even more. It was a great moment,” George Kontos after a huge strikeout of Matt Kemp.
”I’m sick, unprepared and have a semi-tight hamstring. And I’m still faster than Huff,” Crawford, after pinch-running for Huff the day after the Giants clinched.
“Yeah, but he still has to go home and cook, so…” Bochy, giving a health update on Affeldt.
“I’m known for my Arabian horse gallop,” Zito, on his Game 5 bunt.
“We look back now at our journey, and people say, ‘Was it worth it? Would you do it all again?’ Absolutely. Every minute of what’s going on now is worth it all,” Nicole Vogelsong, before Game 3.
“The second we got that ring, it’s like that taste for that next ring is just sitting right in your mouth the whole time … Oh, that sounds terrible. Let me rephrase that,” Lincecum, after Game 3.
“I told my wife there’s something to it. She’s like, ‘I don’t care. Find another way to make this happen,’ “ Affeldt, who has reached the World Series in all three seasons during which his wife gave birth to a son.
And of course, my personal favorite from this season, on the awesome-ness that is #MVPosey:
“That’s one of the best at-bats I’ve ever had off of me. I threw him at least five put-away pitches, I thought. And he just kept fouling them off. I make one mistake and it’s a homer,” Joe Blanton, after Posey fouled off six straight pitches and then hit a homer during a September game.