It's a very big mental game, all day leading up to warm-ups. You're not sure if your curveball will break, or will you be able to throw it over the plate? It's all negative thoughts going into the game.
The pitcher setting up the batter. It's chess, and you play with it.
I think the World Cup is going to be bigger than what a lot of people are anticipating. At this stage in my career, when there is an opportunity, albeit a small one, of being on the team, what a great way to possibly end my career.
I did not want to leave the Mets and I did not want to leave New York.
Pitches are like pages of a book; they're so important. The chess game; how I set you up early, and how I'll do it differently later.