If we had a lineup that had seven guys with the potential to hit 25 to 30 home runs, it would be a bit more sit back and slug baseballs. We don't have that ability. I think it's great. I think it's baseball. I love it.
Nobody worked harder than Maz. I know he worked very, very hard at getting that team and their whole organization going in the right direction. But when it doesn't happen, you're accountable. That's the life of anybody who's in this position. If you're not moving the organization forward, they make you pass the baton to somebody else.
Our feeling is this: I know the guys in our clubhouse. If they scheduled a game for 1 in the morning, we're going to show up and play, ... We have a tough schedule, but we're still playing baseball and we're getting to do something we enjoy.
A big night for him. He deserved it. He played hard here. He flew under the radar, with A-Rod and Griffey and Randy Johnson, but as far as that team's success, if you're going to point to one guy, you're going to point to Danny Wilson.