We've got a veteran ballclub, and guys who are still very hungry. There's a lot of guys on this team who haven't won. This is an opportunity for us, and we don't want to let it go. There's been no panic, and guys are still banding together.
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I think last year in the World Series, they did some things that were out of character for them, as far as executing. They didn't seem like the same team as this year. They're very relaxed. You just can't really see any weaknesses in that team.
You don't always want to wait until the ninth inning to win games, but we haven't had that. That propels us, to know we can win at any time. You don't want to go into the postseason scuffling.
Regardless of what our record is, the goal is to make the playoffs. If you win 100 games and you don't get to the postseason, what good is it I guarantee you every single team that wins more games than us this year would like to be in our position.
It would have been devastating, really. For us to find a way to come up with a team victory ... it's the biggest win of our year, no doubt about it.
It's been documented more and more that what's coming from the sky is significant and problematic. It's certainly going to be gaining attention in the next couple of years.
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