PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 18: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a double to left field in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros during the game on May 18, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Maria is definitely a huge fighter for what she's done and what she's overcome and through what she continues to do ... It's great that she gets the opportunity to be here, and I'm just honored that I get to represent her.
It's different if you're heading to arbitration or concerned about other forms of negotiation ... It can be tough, because it's a numbers game. No one is going to credit you for having hit the ball hard. They will point to what you hit. So it can definitely be stressful. But you just have to stay positive and believe in yourself and in what you are doing.More quotes »
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