They're not only getting a great athlete; they're getting a great person and an outstanding student. They're getting a winning kid all the way around. Jonathan is going to be a hard worker on and off the field.

We have to start getting the breaks. When you're losing close games, it seems like they are going against you. We have to keep these guys' mindset positive because we are playing good baseball.

We gave away three runs because we don't slide. You can't do that at this level, especially at this (late) point in the year.