Interview with Lou Piniella
Cubs skipper talks about the pressure of facing elimination
After the game yesterday, you said that you would probably either go with DeRosa or Fontenot in right field. Have you made a decision?LOU PINIELLA: Yeah. DeRosa will be playing right field and Fontenot will be playing second base. Obviously it looked like there was a lot of doom and gloom at Wrigley the last two days. How does it feel to be away from that? LOU PINIELLA: I don't know about doom and gloom. We didn't play very well. The two worst games that we've had back to back in the two years I've been here. And the fans want us to win. It's obvious. We want the same thing. But we just didn't play two good games. It's nice to get away from there and come on the road and hopefully win a ball game tomorrow night and go into Sunday and take it back to Wrigley on Tuesday. You know, the fans have been very supportive all year. And it's been fun playing in Wrigley field all year. And it just so happened we played two not so good of ball games. And they weren't happy. How tough is it going to be for the team mentally to regroup after what's happened? Will you do or say anything specifically?
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