Pawtucket Red Sox
of the Pawtucket Red Sox [believe] it's my job to have the Pawtucket
Red Sox win every game. But actually my job is to have these players
get better, so that when they do make the step up to Boston and the
major leagues — to help the Boston Red Sox win games. So I am more
concerned about them becoming better players both physically and mentally
so they're prepared to go up and bring a world championship to the Boston
Red Sox. …
I have 23 different players
on this team, and my relationship with the 23 different players is probably
23 different relationships. I try to assess each player, their personality,
what makes them tick, what goes through their brains. My job is to have
them be motivated to come out here and work and prove themselves."
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is a coach. We're cultivating a team to prepare for an outcome.
We have clear expectations. We practice. We learn from each other.
We bounce ideas off of each other."
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