“Hitting is contagious. We help each other out in the lineup as a group and we were able to put together solid at-bats and make the pitcher work.”
“Anything positive is going to be a confidence builder. The way things have gone with the adversity that we faced, it’s refreshing to have days like this.”
Ty Wigginton (on Carl Crawford’s injury):
“When he (Jake Arrieta) was throwing over, I just reached for the ball and I wasn’t sure what it hit. But I had a pretty good idea when he (Crawford) didn’t move because I know one thing, Carl Crawford is one of the toughest guys I’ve ever played with. He’s a true gamer and if that guy don’t bounce up, it’s not good. I just said, ‘Hang in there, C.’
(On the comeback): “I think that’s kind of what this team has been about here lately. I think a lot of the credit has to go to Juan Samuel and the way he’s handled all of us and the way he goes about his business.
“I think everybody was excited. When your team battles back and you come from behind, you’re excited because you found a way to get a W against a very, very good team.”
“I think the most important thing is to try to get our confidence back. We hit a good pitcher today and just being able to come back and win gives us confidence. We just needed to win.”
(On his game-winning hit off Lance Cormier): “I can’t remember if I’ve faced him. I just wanted to go up there and hack at a pitch that I liked and hit it somewhere. It felt great. It felt great to get a win.”