I just have to keep working my rear-end off, ... I'm not going to pout; that is not going to do anybody any good. It is not my legs, it is not the fact I'm 40 years old. You don't just [perform well] your whole career and have it fall off the table. These things happen, but you can't control when it happens.
In the National League, everybody always said the road to the World Series went through Atlanta. In the American League, the same thing can be said about New York. They're a storied franchise, and rightfully so, with all of the world championships they've won. But we're not intimidated by the Yankees, and we're going to have fun playing those guys.