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His approach was better and his execution was better. I thought his stuff was good. I kept seeing those radar gun readings and I don't think they were accurate.
Dave Duncan
#Execution

It has a lot to do with mental strength. He prepares as good as you can prepare. He doesn't let anything distract him, whether it's a bad call by an umpire, a call that he thinks is bad, an error, or whatever else might go on. He stays focused on what he wants to do and doesn't let anything distract him from that purpose.
Dave Duncan
#Strength

He had a good, solid year. I'm happy the organization recognized it. It will be a good experience for him to spend some time here and see what it's all about. This is one of the steps that is part of the process of establishing yourself as a player.
Dave Duncan
#Experience

We'll keep them ready to pitch and look for opportunities to get them experience. I'd rather see them come out of the bullpen than not pitch at all.
Dave Duncan
#Experience

I still think it's excessive, but I appreciate them reconsidering and listening to what I had to say.
Dave Duncan
#Listening

It's not just winning games. It's the way he's pitched. He's been pretty dominant. I've seen guys win a lot of games before. But with the exception of Vida Blue in 1971, I've never seen a guy that has controlled the game, game after game after game, like he has.
Dave Duncan
#Games

I still think it's excessive, but I appreciate them reconsidering and listening to what I had to say,
Dave Duncan
#Listening

Mulder really deserved this game today, because he's probably had the opportunity, or been in position, to win four or five games that we let get away from us after he's been out of the game. It's nice for him to get a special win, and I know this is special for him.
Dave Duncan
#Opportunity

It's hard to identify who's No. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Because at different times, each one of those guys gets on a roll. And at that particular time, he's the No. 1 guy for us. ... Every one of them has had their periods of time when they threw as good as anybody.
Dave Duncan
#Hard

He did a good job. He came into a tough situation, kept his composure and made some pitches.
Dave Duncan
#Composure

You knew as soon as he walked in the clubhouse, he was there for one reason and one reason only. That was it.
Dave Duncan
#Reason

There's an aura that surrounds certain guys, whether it's truth or fiction I don't know, but it's the way they're perceived by the opposition,
Dave Duncan
#Fiction