"I get to go to a team that's in contention," he said. "This will be the first time I've ever actually been on a team that's been in first place or even with a winning record. It's definitely exciting and that's what you want when you play this game."
"We've got some infield depth and it gives us a chance to get Altuve up here and let him get his feet wet at the big league level," he said. "At the same time add the pitching depth that we're going to desperately need going forward."