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 Cory Lidle - “Right now we're scoreboard watching, but right now it's all about us. This team isn't going to give up.”
 Cory Lidle - “I know it wasn't real pretty, ... That was one of the biggest double plays I've had all year (in the third). I knew we'd get at least one out but I never thought they'd turn it.”
 Cory Lidle - “Hes playing like a veteran. Hes a smart guy and puts a lot of thought into every at-bat. When (Jim) Thome went out of the lineup everyone thought it was a big hit to our offense, and Ryan Howard has picked up the slack.”
 Cory Lidle - “But it really is enjoyable, I have a good time doing it. Its competing and trying to figure out what your opponent has and it's just a lot of fun. Something like this tournament helps change people's minds about what professional athletes are all about.”
 Cory Lidle - “I'm happy for a couple reasons. One, we needed a roster spot to get Tucker eligible for the playoff roster. Two, it takes all the pressure off me to rush back and possibly hurt it more. Two weeks should give me plenty of time.”
 Cory Lidle - “Miles made things happen this series. He did what he was supposed to do. He got on base for some of the bigger bats. Today Marquis swung the bat. We know he's a good hitter, and I left one up to him. I just tried to get him to roll over it.”
 Cory Lidle - “I didn't feel too much pressure to have to get a win. It's big. Hopefully we can win tomorrow and get a little bit of momentum. If we can take a few series in a row and Houston slows down a little bit, everything's going to be right back to where it was before.”
 Cory Lidle - “Hopefully we can win tomorrow and get a little bit of momentum. If we can take a few series in a row and Houston slows down a little bit, everything's going to be right back to where it was before.”
 Cory Lidle - “Right now, he's the key. He's fun to watch.”
 Cory Lidle - “He's the key player right now. He's getting on base, he's stealing bags, he's making the pitchers think about something other than the hitters. It's fun to watch.”
 Cory Lidle - “That's perfect. I never thought 10 days was enough. If you want to clean up the game, 10 days doesn't scare anyone. If the union doesn't consider this, something is wrong.”
 Cory Lidle - “He's amazing, isn't he I don't see it ending. He's mature beyond his years. He's one of the hardest workers I've ever seen. I'm just glad I don't have to pitch to him.”
 Cory Lidle - “I've learned over the years that it doesn't matter where you pitch in the rotation. For me, preparation is everything.”
 Cory Lidle - “I think we ended strong as a rotation. As for people picking the Mets (to win the division), you've got to pick someone. Do I take offense to it No.”
 Cory Lidle - “Everyone I've ever talked to who has played with Josh Beckett says no one likes him. And that's why. There's no reason for him to say anything. He chooses to, and people don't like him for it.”
 Cory Lidle - “We did learn a lot last year. The main difference this year is the venue the Palms Hotel Casino. We got a bigger room, a lot more auction items and we hope to raise more money for the charity.”
 Cory Lidle - “I dont know who they have in mind to bring in, but I think it would be beneficial if it was someone who interacted more with the players,”
 Cory Lidle - “My last outing, my curve and change were very ineffective, so that was my only goal today. I feel like I got that piece of the puzzle going, so now it's a matter of getting everything working together, and I'm not that far off.”
 Cory Lidle - “I wanted to make sure that it wasn't something personal,”
 Cory Lidle - “That's the typical David Bell play -- on the run, and you knew it would be on target. It was a really good thing to see.”
 Cory Lidle - “I didn't put any extra pressure on myself. I had a good game plan. I think the best way to take these games is to treat it like any other game. Once you put too much emphasis on any one game then most likely you're going to put too much pressure on yourself.”
 Cory Lidle - “I've learned over the years that it doesn't matter where you pitch in the rotation. You have to go out there and perform. For me, preparation is everything. You have to know how to execute pitches, and know who to throw what pitches, and where.”
 Cory Lidle - “There's nothing easy about being a manager, because you're going to be second-guessed. I respect Charlie as a manager, and even though at the time I didn't agree with it, he put thought into it. It wasn't a blind decision, and it didn't work out, but he stuck by it.”
 Cory Lidle - “Look, they just went ahead. The math showed we have to win our final four, and they have to go 2-3 in their last five. We're confident that we can do our part. But we're depending on another team to step up.”