“One of the ingredients to our success, to this point, is the fact that these guys play with energy, they play hard. We’re training them, basically, to play the game the right way, and not running is not the right way.” ~ Mackanin
"You've got to keep going. I know it's not the at-bat he wanted, or whatever, but look at me, I'm still grinding," Howard said per Beery. "You never know on a ball like that, he might mess up because you're running hard."
"I was frustrated. I respect his decision. I know that I did wrong. I have to learn from my mistakes, and it won't happen again. I didn't think he was going to bench me. I understand why. I can't argue."