I am the most loyal player money can buy.
These guys can sweep somebody with these three pitchers
I think you form a bond of different personalities where even without saying a word you challenge each other to be good. You don't want to be the weak link in the chain.
People ask all the time, 'What's he done with his life?' ... He's enjoyed it.
There are a lot of similarities to that situation. I remember sitting on the plane with Bob Boone, and he said, 'Sometimes when you let the air out of a balloon, it's hard to pump it up again.' That's how we felt.
I think the pitching situation is a huge, huge difference. But I also think the youth of that team is an asset. We had a lot of guys with a lot of scars on them.
It has nothing to do with age, ... I think it has to do with the makeup of the person.
If you didn't keep a win-loss total, he'd still want to go out there. The guy wants the responsibility that comes with being as starting pitcher. 'This is my job.' I love that about Roger Clemens.
If you want to be good at anything, sometimes you have to walk the edge.
I think it's going to be very difficult. Are guys talented enough? Oh, heck yes
Luck is the by-product of busting your fanny.