" I don’t know where that ball is headed ... It’s probably safeguarded by three armed guards right now in a metallic case like a nuclear football. "
" It takes a while to build trust with (hitters) ... But I knew right away when I talked to him. You watch St. Louis' approach, that tells you something. The way their young guys improved tells you something. And (catcher A.J. Ellis) saying they're tough as the game goes on tells you something. It all goes back to him. "