"I want them to have fun," Martinez said before the game of his expectations for his players. "I want them to be loose. Like I said before, we're not here solving the world's problems. We're here playing a baseball game. Some of you guys have done it since you were 3, 4 years old. So just go out there and have fun."
"I never missed any of my kids' births," said Martinez, a major league veteran of 16 years as a player. "I think it's important. I told him that."