It was a shock. But it's a great feeling.
The main thing this year that I haven't had in the past is I hadn't had a chance to be out there every day.
I wasn't sharp, but I thought I battled. I didn't have my best stuff today. This one was kind of a gut-check game - give them a chance to win. And I thought I gave them a chance.
I told him 'We're not doing this again tonight.' And when he looked at me, I knew he knew what was going on.
For a young team, that's impressive. I think we're going to be OK.
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He was able to locate on both sides of the plate tonight, which made him that much more effective. We were just trying to use his strengths, and his strength is a fastball to both sides of the plate.
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without the work