"You know, I need to go thank him, obviously, because I'm sure he could have just said, 'I want to stay,'" Ross said. "For me to get the opportunity to stay starting and for him to choose the role of going to the bullpen, it's great. Anything we can do to win games and make a good playoff run."
"We're in the lineup to move runners over, and in a situation when we don't have a runner on, it's our job to get on base," Doug Fister said. "We don't take that lightly. We put the friendly competition in there to keep us honest and make us get our job done."