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  • It's not the way you'd like to set it up, where all of a sudden a guy who has pitched well as a starter, you make him a reliever,
    (Tony Russa)

  • If we get beat (Friday) and Houston gets beat, we play again Saturday and after the game we celebrate.
    (Tony Russa)

  • A guy like that, could he do enough to be the dominant player at the position Depends on what kind of offensive player he becomes. He's got a live bat. He could hit 15, 20 home runs if he played every day. He's just got to find a way to do it.
    (Tony Russa)

  • Changing the makeup of your club, that's just routine with free agency and stuff.
    (Tony Russa)

  • It's classic baseball, ... The winner's in doubt. That's why you play.
    (Tony Russa)


  • That shows you what Juan is capable of doing. We don't win that game without him being a hero, a star.
    (Tony Russa)

  • I think he's going to start. Unless I go in (the clubhouse) and find out something that wasn't obvious, I expect him to start.
    (Tony Russa)

  • Mentally, is closing tougher than a hitter going out there with 600 at-bats to produce ... tougher than a starting pitcher For the great closer, it's as tough. He watches the club for eight innings. Then if he goes out there and screws it up, he's got 24 guys to answer to. It's a heck of a deal. Some guys can't handle it.
    (Tony Russa)

  • I know it sounds like bull, but I don't care. If you get in, you've got as good a shot as anybody, five games or seven games. It's that kind of a tournament.
    (Tony Russa)

  • He's really got a short fuse. And when he doesn't do well, he gets angry. It's something he'll learn, I think, to be a little bit better about.
    (Tony Russa)

  • Give it a couple days. Maybe longer if his infection isn't gone. We feel for him. We need him.
    (Tony Russa)

  • I think physically he feels good and I think the pressure of the postseason has got his concentration back to where it was a great, great majority of the season,
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  • My point was (Saturday) that amidst all the runs, both of the guys did a lot of good things. (Sunday), Wainwright pitched well, but he made a couple mistakes that he got away with.
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  • To me, 2002 was so personal and emotional. I believe that you create your own destiny, but it was almost like there was a plan for us. I don't feel that this time. I feel this is more normal. The reason we've won is because we've played the best. If we play the best in the postseason, we should win. And if we don't, we'll get beat. But 2002 was the only year I had the feeling it was inevitable.
    (Tony Russa)

  • He came in with a 1.33 ERA and he pitched just like it. He did all the things to keep the ball off the barrel. So give him a lot of credit. We didn't play all that well behind, so it wasn't much of a game. The couple mistakes Jason made left the park. It wasn't much of a contest.
    (Tony Russa)


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