“Nathan MacKinnon,” Hall said of the young Colorado Avalanche player.
“This is awesome!” Bryan Fletcher said.
“You can’t say enough about what he has done for our team, the way he handles our pitching staff and the leader he is,” leadoff man Matt Carpenter said after the Cardinals beat the Giants 5-4 Sunday to even the NL Championship Series at a game apiece.
“Certainly there was a lot of pain and he is going to have to go through a lot to get back to where he was,” Coughlin said of the former free agent who emerged as the Giants’ big playmaker.
The Broncos got going quickly, with Manning connecting with Demaryius Thomas for 54 yards on Denver’s first play from scrimmage
“That is a real good team,” said Kuemper, who blanked Colorado 5-0 at home in the season opener on Thursday. “But we stuck in there. We weathered a lot of their storms.”
“We caught Colorado on an off night. Let’s be honest: They’re a much better team than that,” Parise said.
“Any competitive person, their patience is going to be tested when they’re not playing as much as they want to,” Hillman said. “So, I think that was definitely tested, and me being patient is paying off, just being ready when I’m called on.”