"These guys are reinventing the game," said Hershiser, who won two games in the 1988 World Series and now works for the Dodgers as a broadcaster. "They really understand game theory and how to construct a roster and play it on a daily basis. They figured out how to give a team its best chance to win through October."
"It seemed like he had softened a lot, he was a kinder, gentler spirit," Hershiser said Tuesday. "It's sad for me to hear about what's going on now because it seemed like he was really contributing to everyone around him and the lives of everyone around him, bringing them a lot of happiness."