“Nobody likes to lose,” Lawson said. “I feel like we had a late start … but it feels good to get back in the mix and be playing for something.”
“They don’t ask how, just how many, they say,” Briere said. “Got a lucky break on this one. I’ll definitely take it.
The players are teaming up with the Denver Rescue Mission to load boxes into the cars of about 2,000 families at Sports Authority Field on Tuesday.
“We’re a performance-based business and regardless of what your job description is you’re expected to perform,” coach John Fox said Monday. “I don’t think he’s the worst kicker in the league by any stretch.”
“Their purpose is to delight and engage the audience, particularly the children,” Carlos Nuzman, head of the Rio organizing committee, said of the mascots.
The 25-year-old Taylor says he’s “genuinely sorry for everything that happened.”
“We can be told that we’re young, that we’re going to be good, that we’re going to be competing, that we’re going to win, but to get out there and to do it is a major step forward,” Seager said after the season finale.
“We’re thrilled that they help take our athletes mainstream,” Baird said.
Craig Biggio, who fell two votes short of the 75 percent needed in the 2014 balloting, tops 17 holdovers on the Baseball Writers’ Association of America ballot announced Monday.