I started the year with an injury to Nick Johnson and considered picking up a steals guy while Johnson was out, since that's my biggest offensive need. I didn't expect Dave Roberts to steal 7 bases in a week, though, so I didn't even consider him. I took Geoff Jenkins. If Johnson comes back in 2 weeks, it would have been a much better move to have Roberts' steals, but I wouldn't want to be stuck with Roberts all year because he would hurt me in so many other categories (HR, RBI, OBP, SLG).
Roger Angell: I was talking with Bob Gibson and I said: 'Are you always this competitive?' He said: 'Oh, I think so. I got a three-year old daughter, and I've played about 500 games of tic-tac-toe with her and she hasn't beat me yet.'