BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - MARCH 07: People walk at Piata Romana square as a Howard Johnson hotel looms behind on March 7, 2013 in Bucharest, Romania. Both Romania and Bulgaria have been members of the European Union since 2007 and restrictions on their citizens' right to work within the EU are scheduled to end by the conclusion of this year. However, Germany's interior minister announced recently that he would veto the two countries' entry into the Schengen Agreement, which would not affect labour rights but would prevent passport-free travel.
He's a better switch-hitter than I was ... He puts the bat on the ball when he needs to. He's a very tough out from both sides of the plate. I couldn't be happier with what Nick has done this year. Especially from last year, the things I heard about where he was as a player, the mental part and all that, to where he is now, he's really made a big leap. He's showing a lot of maturity in his approach to the game right now. He's very close.
I always ask him every week, ‘Do you have any good fire stories? Did you have any calls?' ... I hope to be asking him that again soon.
He's really been working hard with (hitting instructor) Howard Johnson down there at being more disciplined ... They're working to not chase outside of the zone. You want to take those walks. It's as much about being willing to take those walks as anything. Because, as big as he is and as strong as he is, he does scare people outside of the zone. If you chase, it kind of defeats the purpose.More quotes »
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