Roger has to decide if he’s going to pitch this year or not. If he decides to play, we’re certainly interested in talking to him and we’ve expressed that interest to his agent. Roger’s got the ball now, we just have to wait and see if he decides to pitch or not.
This is something that has been openly talked about on a very planned basis. John Hart did resign, period. I’m in a lot of businesses with lots of people and I know when they’re ready to change. I told John this All-Star break that I wasn’t going to fight him this time.
There is no doubt that the hard work of the Johnson staff and district staff as we implement new teaching and learning strategies is at the heart of this recognition, … We are very proud of Johnson Elementary and our staff, and we fully anticipate that we will see more success as we move forward.
He could come incognito as a fan or participate in the ceremonies.
There’s no reason the Rangers can’t get to the top.
He hit three that I didn’t think he got all of and they still went out.
There are economic differences between the teams, so I’m sure some teams want to get playing because they’re losing money by not playing. But I anticipate we will come out of this with a total resolve to fix the system, and we’ll press forward in trying to accomplish that goal.
There are veteran pitchers out there that we think can help us, … If we can get them, we will.
[Stars owner Tom Hicks said the owners are solidly behind Bettman, and he does not expect many differing opinions at the meeting in New York.] There are economic differences between the teams, so I’m sure some teams want to get playing because they’re losing money by not playing, … But I anticipate we will come...
My style is to keep folks in place who are good managers and want to win.
Texas politics has been dominated by George Bush for so long. It’s a whole new world.
We doubled the size of our house but in effect we kept the energy use the same.
We have tremendous respect for the player and what he has meant to the game of baseball.
I told him he could come incognito, or as a fan, or as part of the ceremonies.
He is a truly brilliant mind. His youth is an asset to us. He’s a truly exceptional talent.
Baseball is all about pitching, and we know we have to improve our pitching.