Monday, January 25, 2010

10,000 already-spoken words about Brad Mills

Bernardo Fallas has a profile on Brad Mills, and it's full of things we heard back in October. Let's get some new nuggets:

Ed Wade, on Mills' perfect record:
“I'm extremely pleased with the way things have turned out."

Francona, on his BFF:
“The best word I can give you is solid. He's just a solid person.”

“I'm a little bit vanilla. But that's just me. I'm a guy who loves the game; I've been around it my entire life. As a real young kid, my dad took me to a San Francisco Giants game, and I kind of fell in love with the game then...

...My style is, I try to develop whatever I can with the players we have and put them in position to be as successful as they can with their abilities and skills. My philosophy? I just like to see the game played well. I want to play it in a way that they're putting in the effort to play the game the right way, and that's probably the bottom line.”

Mills, on his strengths:
“A passion for the game and a passion for the players. We're going to encourage them to let their abilities come out and play the game the right way, to execute. If that happens, we're going to be successful with the talent and skill level that we have.”