I'm human. No excuses. Hey, they got to me. That's all.
It's just not right. I was a victim of that. I did what I was supposed to do, and it stayed with me my whole career how I was treated. I couldn't help it. I told Mike and I said it loud. I guess a lot of people heard it. He's got all the tools to be a great hitter.
Not only for what he did in baseball, but for the reason he lost his life. If I had something to do with it, I would have his number retired here and throughout the Dominican Republic. He's a national hero in the Dominican Republic.
I could sense I didn't have my best stuff. I tried to hold them as long as I could.
Some of the things I've done are really special.