"The guy that I respected the most was the one guy that I just busted," said Tran, 36, grinning and bleary-eyed moments after Mortensen busted out. "It's kind of sad to see him go. But at the same time, I'm happy he's gone because he's the one I respected most."
"The past couple years, I've been really distracted with a lot of things going on — I became a family man, married, I have a son," he said. "I came to the world series not really having that fire that I used to have. And when I looked back on the past couple years, I said, look, these results are not so good."