Pregame interview with Lou Piniella
Cubs skipper talks about facing the Dodgers
Will you talk about the decision to put Pie on the roster as you finalize that?LOU PINIELLA: Well, he gives us versatility; he can pinch run, we can double switch with him, and he can steal a base. So we went with that agenda as opposed to the bat with power. I'm just wondering if you think you've changed at all over the years, the manager you are now versus what you were earlier? LOU PINIELLA: As you get older you mellow, and I've mellowed quite a bit. I'm still competitive. But yeah. Has that helped you? LOU PINIELLA: I think it's helped, I really do. I do the best I can every day. I come as prepared as I can be, let my players have fun and let them play. But yeah, I have mellowed a lot. I don't go out and argue too much. I let the players play; that's it.
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