” There’s always, I guess, a philosophy that if you come in, you want to change all the parts, you want to change everything over. I’ve always tried to preach that consistency and continuity are very, very important. So if I know the baseball people, and I know they’re competent and could do the job, I don’t see any reason to replace them. “


” When you talk about the American League, you think of Fenway. When you talk about the National League, you think of Wrigley and the fan base that they have in Chicago. “


” You need to have camaraderie in the clubhouse. Wherever you’re working, be it a baseball team or at a business, you want to walk in there and say, ‘Geez, it’s great to be at work. Let’s go get ’em,’ as opposed to walking in there knowing there’s going to be a commotion. “


” Texting is a lot like an answering machine. If you don’t want to talk to somebody, it’s like screening your calls. To me, it’s a way of communication, but not one that I favor. “


” For me, the most important thing is running a good clubhouse. The X’s and the O’s – you sit up in the stands and, for the most part, a lot of fans go to the game and they know what’s going to happen. You’re going to hit and run, steal, put a pitcher in, take a pitcher out. “


” Building a baseball team is like building a house. You look for the best architects, the best builders – and then you let them do their jobs. “



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When you talk about the American League, you think of Fenway. When you talk about the National League, you think of Wrigley and the fan base that they have in Chicago.


You need to have camaraderie in the clubhouse. Wherever you
Texting is a lot like an answering machine. If you don
For me, the most important thing is running a good clubhouse. The X
Building a baseball team is like building a house. You look for the best architects, the best builders - and then you let them do their jobs.
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