I'm really going to miss all the people in the front office, media relations, marketing, all the great people at the ball park. They were my family for a while, and that part really stings. But life does go on.
I watch every day when we hit and take ground balls and the way we go about our business. If I saw any lackadaisical approach, that would concern me.
You make decisions and you're not going to please everybody all the time.
We've gotten through a lot of tough times, and we're going to keep working to make them better. I wish the record was better.
It's the age-old thing - it's such a cliche - but why worry about things you have no control over?
Everyone knows the game is about the players.
They say baseball is a slow game. It sure doesn't seem that way when you're in the dugout. You think you have it figured out, but things come up quick.
We've got to give a quality effort every day and play better.
How can you wonder what's going to happen when you don't know who's going to be the new guy in town?
No matter what the situation, winning takes care of a lot of stuff. Things are never perfect, even when you win. But it does make for a lot better environment, for sure.
You go through all the emotions when you're told to move on.