Quote to note

"I was on the bike and [pitching coach Mickey Callaway] came and got me. Then I went to the office and all the blinds were closed and I said, 'Uh oh. Either I'm going to get beat or I'm getting traded somewhere.'"
-- Masterson, on finding out he had been traded

Alec Shirkey is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.