A veteran can provide leadership not only on the field but in the clubhouse. They're really invaluable.
They were competitive. Even though they pitched in some trouble, every one of them, they made pitches to get out of the big mess. I can't ask for any more than they did.
This is our playoffs. We have to take every game like it's the seventh game of the World Series.
It's a loss, but it's not as sour as it could have been.
We don't want to see a game of this importance decided like this, but sometimes the baseball gods are unkind to you.