“Huddy was outstanding. We got some timely hitting. I think something that goes unnoticed sometimes is, when we scored Huddy went back out there and shut ‘em down. We were able to add on later in the game, put up a crooked number, and we held on.”
On taking out Hudson with one out to go
“Obviously we were going to give him that opportunity to complete the game, and then Schierholtz had a pretty good at-bat, a seven or eight, maybe even nine-pitch at-bat, and I didn’t want to take him any longer. It’s a catch-22, because if you let him face Posey and he gets a base hit, now you’ve got to bring in Kimbrel with [runners on] first and second and no wiggle room, and I always like to give closers wiggle room.
“I think that at-bat with Schierholz made the decision a little bit easier.”
On McCann’s two-run, two-out single
“Big RBI against a tough left-hander. That’s why he hits fourth and that’s why he’s won a bunch of Silver Sluggers. I