Everyone has a budget, I don't care who you are. But they said if we are in a pennant race in the middle of the summer they are going to get some help with added payroll.

- Dusty Baker

I think we match up with anybody because our pitching. In a short series you run your big three out there or four out there. That generally is what wins a series - pitching and defense. If we can catch the ball and not give away any runs like we do sometimes.

- Dusty Baker

Let them police themselves, and then it goes another step past them to my coaches and there a coach that is responsible for a different area and different category on the field.

- Dusty Baker

So I let them be responsible for there particular areas. Then by the time it gets to me that means that there is a problem. I have my eyes open and I need to know something about every department but you don't want to micro manage any particular department.

- Dusty Baker

The only thing that's in my control is to win ballgames and God is always taking care of me.

- Dusty Baker

I love my daughter, but she had me on couscous and fixed me pastas and made me eat oatmeal every morning and what else, turkey burgers, turkey bacon, and that kind of stuff. So she wants her dad to live a long time, and I do, too.

- Dusty Baker

I love watching American League games, you know what I mean?

- Dusty Baker

I have a lot of interests.

- Dusty Baker

I'm a strong man, and usually I get over hurts and it makes me stronger when I come back.

- Dusty Baker

I'm not a guy that sits around and does nothing.

- Dusty Baker