?Teddy Martinez, New York Met shortstop, after making five errors in five games: "I can't play perfect every day."
? Lee Trevino, after struggling to a 74 in the first round of the Western Open: "One good thing. My wife tells me she doesn't care what I do when I am away, as long as I'm not enjoying it."
? Gaylord Perry, Cleveland Indian pitcher, asked whether he had thrown any illegal pitches this season: "Not in a game, but I did throw a few in the bullpen. I don't want to be caught short if they legalize the spitter."
? Jimmy Connors, winner at Wimbledon, asked earlier how he felt after going five sets before beating Australian Phil Dent: "Overseeded."
? Ralph Houk, Detroit Tiger manager, considered without peer at kicking dirt on umpires, giving his opinion on the dirt-kicking performance of Baltimore Oriole Manager Earl Weaver: "Earl has to learn a better follow-through. He's got to get the dirt higher."