Speaking of Ausmus, he summoned me to his locker after a recent game. All right, I hang around there a lot anyway hoping Bagwell will show up so I’ll have someone to talk to.
This was after Taylor Buchholz had gotten crushed in a game.
“Listen,” he said, “why don’t you write that this kid is going to be fine? Anyone can crush him right now. Go look up how John Smoltz and Tom Glavine did early in their careers. There’s no reason Taylor won’t win a lot of games in the big leagues.”