...the ending's gonna be great. That's what I'm convinced of.
You can tell your uncle stuff that you could not tell your dad. That is kind of the role of an uncle. I feel very much like a father sometimes but sometimes I feel like a teammate.
Now with as much parity as there is now if you gain a couple of key players and remain healthy you can go from worst to first now.
It's too early for me [to give up on the season]
I just hope my army is sharp.
First I have to see him out of the bullpen. I do know Ryan Dempster is my closer.
I've never seen anything like that.
Our greatest cause of concern would be day-after-night games
It could be anything, ... Preferably, it's a six-inning arm, but we don't know. It could be a couple of innings.
I've got a year and some change (remaining) on my contract. I've never not honored a contract in my entire life. I didn't sign here for four years to be thinking about going somewhere else.
It was hard real hard. Rem was great about it. He's a real pro.
So I let them be responsible for there particular areas. Then by the time it gets to me that means that there is a problem. I have my eyes open and I need to know something about every department but you don't want to micro manage any particular department.
Everyone has a budget, I don't care who you are. But they said if we are in a pennant race in the middle of the summer they are going to get some help with added payroll.