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Valentine suggested that behavior like Castro’s can become a team “cancer” if it goes unchecked, observations that Quade said he could do without.

“That’s why I watch and don’t listen,” Quade said. “There’s a lot of experts out there. Everybody’s got stuff figured out. I know how much time we’ve spent with the kid. I know how much we’ve addressed these things. And I also know that it doesn’t happen overnight. Sometimes, it takes a long time. You don’t quit working with guys or addressing things until it gets done. What people come in and say on a short look, I’m really not too interested in it.”