Andrew Friedman

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Andrew Friedman said : “I think the challenge is that there’s so much right now that we don’t know,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I think we are the best version of ourselves when it’s Kenley and our mindset right now is to help put him in the best position to go out and be as good as we think he can be,” “As we sit here in December, that is what makes us the best. That being said, depth in every respect is important. Bullpen is an area where we need to augment our depth and that is front of my mind as we’re going through our offseason shopping” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s more about having as good a bullpen as you can,” “When you have that, you have options and you have depth for things that play out during the course of a season” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can’t state strongly enough how big of a role he’s played in the success of this organization,” “But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out, I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out," he said. "I think from at least my perspective and not watching it super closely with everything going on, but I think he was mindful of other people, especially other people that he hadn’t already been in contact with. This is something that we’re going to wrap our arms around tonight and in the morning and figure out where we’re going from here” External link

nbcnewyork Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : ''Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can't state strongly enough how big of a role he's played in the success of this organization,'' ''But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out, I don't think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out,'' External link

koreatimes Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think from our standpoint, the people who were around are people who would be in the contact tracing web anyway," "The subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important so that if any of us are potentially positive, we do not spread it to other people" External link

newsday-USA Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which I can't state strongly enough how big of a role he's played in the success of this organization," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can’t state strongly enough how big of a role he’s played in the success of this organization,” “But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out, I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out," he said. "I think from at least my perspective and not watching it super closely with everything going on, but I think he was mindful of other people, especially other people that he hadn’t already been in contact with. This is something that we’re going to wrap our arms around tonight and in the morning and figure out where we’re going from here” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "quarantined in a doctor's office off to the side," External link

patch Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : "Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, and did," "With or without that, a lot of people he interacted with would be in the contact tracing web" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he want to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can’t state strongly enough how big of a role he’s played in the success of this organization,” “But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out. I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out,” External link

680news Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he want to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can't state strongly enough how big of a role he's played in the success of this organization," "But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out. I don't think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out," External link

CBC Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : “Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy and did,” “From his standpoint, having a chance to take a photo with the trophy was incredibly important and meaningful to him” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can’t state strongly enough how big of a role he’s played in the success of this organization,” “But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out, I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out,” External link

wishtv Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he want to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can’t state strongly enough how big of a role he’s played in the success of this organization,” “But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out. I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : “Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy and did,” “From his standpoint, having a chance to take a photo with the trophy was incredibly important and meaningful to him” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

macaudailytimes Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

macaudailytimes Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think the people who were around him would be in the contact tracing web anyway — which is how close a lot of us have been around each other," External link

npr Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the people who were around him would be in the contact tracing web anyway – which is how close a lot of us have been around each other,” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : “I think Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy and he did,” “We did (follow protocol). When he came out of the game he went and was quarantined in a doctor’s office off to the side. … We’ve all been in a bubble and so I think the amount of contact and interaction between us that have been in that bubble is pretty high. So now it’s important to make sure that the people who are infected are subsequently quarantined. I think, by and large, it’s to make sure that we don’t spread it outside of this bubble because from a contact tracing standpoint we’re all kind of in that web” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the people who were around him would be in the contact tracing web anyway – which is how close a lot of us have been around each other,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : “I think Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy and he did,” “We did (follow protocol). When he came out of the game he went and was quarantined in a doctor’s office off to the side. … We’ve all been in a bubble and so I think the amount of contact and interaction between us that have been in that bubble is pretty high. So now it’s important to make sure that the people who are infected are subsequently quarantined. I think, by and large, it’s to make sure that we don’t spread it outside of this bubble because from a contact tracing standpoint we’re all kind of in that web” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : "Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, and did," "With or without that, a lot of people he interacted with would be in the contact tracing web" External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the people who were around him would be in the contact tracing web anyway — which is how close a lot of us have been around each other,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the people who were around him would be in the contact tracing web anyway — which is how close a lot of us have been around each other,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : "Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, and did," "With or without that, a lot of people he interacted with would be in the contact tracing web" External link

afp-en Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

abc7ny Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we're going to take are really important," External link

abc7ny Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wxii12 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wlwt Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "With or without that, a lot of people he interacted with would be in the contact tracing web," "I haven't seen the pictures. I totally understand the question. If there's people around him without masks, it's not good optics at all," External link

thehill Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wesh Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wmur Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wyff4 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

kcci Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

Koat Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our hitters got a real jolt from that,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I don't think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out (to the field)," External link

usaToday Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "The fact that we were all in a bubble together means that from a contact-tracing standpoint, we’re all in that web," "Now it’s important that we all test negative however many times or whatever the protocols are to make sure that we don’t go out and potentially spread it to other people" External link

usaToday Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our hitters got a real jolt from that,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

wcfcourier Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we're going to take are really important," External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our hitters got a real jolt from that,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

fox59 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

fox59 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "With or without that, a lot of people he interacted with would be in the contact tracing web," "I haven't seen the pictures. I totally understand the question. If there's people around him without masks, it's not good optics at all," External link

thehill Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

abc7ny Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we're going to take are really important," External link

abc7ny Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

wishtv Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

wishtv Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “For him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out, I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

wcfcourier Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

wcfcourier Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

siouxcityjournal Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

siouxcityjournal Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

wacotrib Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

missoulian Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

missoulian Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we're going to take are really important," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we're going to take are really important," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re bringing the trophy home,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re bringing the trophy home,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “A lot of it stems from really valuing guys who can do a lot of different things on a baseball field,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman told : “One of the most challenging parts to being a large-revenue team is maximizing your chances to win in the current year while also maintaining the ability to sustain it over the long haul and not putting yourself in a position where you have a bunch of kind of mid-30-year-old players making a significant amount of money performing way below that figure,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It kind of hit me today waking up and processing all the text messages and questions about it," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Payrolls don't decide the standings, and I think we see evidence of that every year," "Having a really deep and talented roster regardless of what your payroll is is the key to winning games, and that's what they have. And it's been through a lot of very shrewd moves, some through the draft, some through trades and all kinds of different creative ways of player procurement" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "At the core of what we do know, we're involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive," "And I don't think that's different in any business. And it was something that was really important to us when I was with the Rays. And it's something it's really important to us now" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At the core of what we do know, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive,” “And I don’t think that’s different in any business. And it was something that was really important to us when I was with the Rays. And it’s something it’s really important to us now. I think when guys are more comfortable, they perform better. And I think that stems from having honest conversations with people and just the consistency of message and everyone really being on the same page. And it doesn’t mean that we don’t disagree, but I think culture is incredibly important to organizational success” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It kind of hit me today waking up and processing all the text messages and questions about it,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Payrolls don’t decide the standings, and I think we see evidence of that every year,” “Having a really deep and talented roster regardless of what your payroll is is the key to winning games, and that’s what they have. And it’s been through a lot of very shrewd moves, some through the draft, some through trades and all kinds of different creative ways of player procurement” External link

denverpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At the core of what we do know, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive,” “And I don’t think that’s different in any business. And it was something that was really important to us when I was with the Rays. And it’s something it’s really important to us now. I think when guys are more comfortable, they perform better. And I think that stems from having honest conversations with people and just the consistency of message and everyone really being on the same page. And it doesn’t mean that we don’t disagree, but I think culture is incredibly important to organizational success” External link

denverpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Payrolls don't decide the standings, and we see evidence of that every year. And I think having a really deep and talented roster, regardless of what your payroll is, is the key to winning games, and that's what they have," External link

buffalonews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At the core of what we do know, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive,” “And I don’t think that’s different in any business. And it was something that was really important to us when I was with the Rays. And it’s something it’s really important to us now. I think when guys are more comfortable, they perform better. And I think that stems from having honest conversations with people and just the consistency of message and everyone really being on the same page. And it doesn’t mean that we don’t disagree, but I think culture is incredibly important to organizational success” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At the core of what we do know, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive,” “And I don’t think that’s different in any business. And it was something that was really important to us when I was with the Rays. And it’s something it’s really important to us now. I think when guys are more comfortable, they perform better. And I think that stems from having honest conversations with people and just the consistency of message and everyone really being on the same page. And it doesn’t mean that we don’t disagree, but I think culture is incredibly important to organizational success” External link

usaToday Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “So much of my growth professionally was with Stu as a mentor,” “He has done an immeasurable amount for me and my family. And a lot of what I’ve learned, in a lot of respects, has come from him” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there are narratives out there (about) if you use information to help guide decisions,” “But at the core of what we do, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive. I don’t think that’s different in any business. It was really important to us when I was with the Rays and it’s something that is really important to us now. When guys are more comfortable they perform better” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “So much of my growth professionally was with Stu as a mentor,” “He has done an immeasurable amount for me and my family. And a lot of what I’ve learned, in a lot of respects, has come from him” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there are narratives out there (about) if you use information to help guide decisions,” “But at the core of what we do, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive. I don’t think that’s different in any business. It was really important to us when I was with the Rays and it’s something that is really important to us now. When guys are more comfortable they perform better” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’ve been trying to process it today,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’ve been trying to process it today,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s cool to have a personal connection,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Day over day over day over day, it’s continued to improve pretty significantly,” “The way he ran the bases yesterday. He took some live at-bats and just the way he was able to fire on his backside really gave us more optimism about where he was and also not only where he’d be today but where he’ll be in the next few days as well” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think a lot of times he doesn’t get the credit that he should, because of their resources,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’ve talked to him a decent amount and texted during games. We have not discussed that,” “But he is definitely very locked in on Dodger baseball, that’s for sure” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “When he made the decision, we talked about it and I told him there’s no downside in doing that. He totally agreed,” “I don’t know (if he has). We’ve talked about our games and our players and some of his observations, but that has not come up” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “They are a very formidable team,” “We knew and expected that AJ (Preller, Padres GM) would be aggressive and we look forward to playing them in September and who knows maybe in October as well” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We feel really good about the team that we have, and also the depth that we have behind it,” External link

foxnews Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We feel really good about the team that we have, and also the depth that we have behind it,” External link

messenger-inquirer Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We feel really good about the team that we have, and also the depth that we have behind it,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, September 1, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s definitely unusual, I think in part because 2020 has been so unusual and in part because of all the teams that are within shouting distance of a playoff spot,” “I think there are probably more teams that are looking to buy or hold than there typically are” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” External link

wmur Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. ... We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

wmur Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “If there was something I could do to change the outcome, I would spend more time on it, but it’s just not productive energy,” External link

nytimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve done a really good job of identifying when players reach the point of being ready, and that last mile — what has allowed us to be as successful as we’ve been — has been our clubhouse culture at the major league level,” External link

nytimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Patience isn’t necessarily a virtue of mine, but we’ve had to kind of practice it throughout this — in that, if you’re going to make a bet like this, you want to feel as confident as you can about the human, about how much they care, about their work ethic, and I can’t imagine feeling more confident than we do about Mookie,” “So that helps, but also us staying patient and doing things to help us in the short term — but not necessarily costing us in the long term — has provided us some flexibility to be able to do that. Obviously we’re really excited with how it turned out” External link

nytimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. ... We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” External link

wcvb Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. ... We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

wcvb Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "When we made the trade, we made it with more than 2020 in mind," External link

usaToday Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "The world changed in the middle of it," External link

usaToday Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Mookie can impact a game at every facet," External link

usaToday Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We are consumed by doing everything we can to win championships," "The whole goal is to win championships. I can’t wait to win the first one, bring it to the fans and get greedy" External link

usaToday Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “That’s our goal on a yearly basis – to juggle the now and the future, to do everything we can to win now while preserving that flexibility in the future for things that come up that are hard to anticipate right now but that increase our chances of winning as well,” “That’s kind of our operating ethos and how we function, and we feel like this fits in squarely with that” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve talked about this a lot, trying to create a destination spot where players who are here don’t want to leave and players from the outside are longingly looking in at our organization and wanting to play here,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “That’s our goal on a yearly basis – to juggle the now and the future, to do everything we can to win now while preserving that flexibility in the future for things that come up that are hard to anticipate right now but that increase our chances of winning as well,” “That’s kind of our operating ethos and how we function, and we feel like this fits in squarely with that” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve talked about this a lot, trying to create a destination spot where players who are here don’t want to leave and players from the outside are longingly looking in at our organization and wanting to play here,” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. … We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

denverpost Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our desire to get something done didn’t change at all,” “It helps when both sides are coming at it from a standpoint of wanting to get a deal done” External link

denverpost Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “From our standpoint back in March, if you would have said, ‘Hey Mookie wants to sign just a two year contract. He just wants to sign for 2021 and 2022’ — what we would have done in March and what we would do now would be very different,” “But I think from ownership on down, this just speaks to the faith we have in things getting back to normal. Obviously this is over a much longer period of time which helps in that confidence. And it’s really high once we kind of get through this. And fortunately when you go 12 years you have nothing but time” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. ... We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

foxnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our desire to get something done didn't change at all,” “It helps when both sides are coming at it from a standpoint of wanting to get a deal done” External link

foxnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. ... We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

kiro7 Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It's definitely possible, but I don't know for sure," External link

patch Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "is front of mind for all of us," External link

patch Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "there's no question we're going to have a decent number of positive tests in spring training and the season" External link

patch Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "To me, it's much more about how quick we are to respond to that, the treatment options, the quarantining part of it, making sure it doesn't spread among the group," External link

patch Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there’s no question we’re going to have a decent number of positive tests in spring training and the season,” “It’s much more about how quick we are to respond to that, the treatment options, the quarantining part of it, making sure it doesn’t spread among the group. To the extent that we can contain it, and we have really good health and safety protocols in place, I think it’s something that collectively as a group we can manage” External link

ChinaPost Friday, June 26, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there’s no question we’re going to have a lot of positive tests in spring training and during the season,” External link

gazette Friday, June 26, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “For people who are concerned, we want to help with what is a really personal decision,” “We’ll learn more about this over the next week” External link

gazette Friday, June 26, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously this is a delicate subject and something that has been front of mind for all of us for the last four months,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve been asked almost daily about different politicians’ take on any given day,” “Our approach has remained the same – that things are seemingly changing day to day and it’s difficult to look too far out. But anything that is positive and pointing towards us being able to play games at Dodger Stadium is a good thing” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously we all expected to be doing something different today,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, March 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think we need to get into what does the season actually look like,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, March 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think everything’s on the table right now. I don’t think you can remove anything from the table at this point, just with the amount of unknowns,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, March 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “As things start to crystallize – and things are changing by the day – as things start to crystallize, we’ll start putting that in motion,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There are not a lot of questions we can answer now, but we are setting up channels of communication to keep people posted as we learn more,” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 14, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Were just working through it and give as much clarity as we can provide to everybody who is here,” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 14, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There’s been a lot of conversation,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Even last year, with all of the challenges that were documented, it was still a really good year. It was well above average for a reliever,” “Now, he had set such a high standard that relative to himself it was a disappointment. But it was still well above average. I think the point is just continuing to grow and have a better 2020 than he had in 2019 and the degree to which he does that I’m not sure. But I’m excited to watch” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He and I had a conversation in early September after he moved to the ’pen,” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I saw the headline and then we had someone actually listen to it,” “And he didn’t in that meeting demand anything and nor did he actually say he did in that interview” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ll kind of get him in and continue to observe and evaluate his pitches and where he is with just the consistency of secondary (pitches),” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The consistency of his secondary stuff is behind his 80 fastball,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ll kind of get him in and continue to observe and evaluate his pitches and where he is with just the consistency of secondary (pitches),” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The consistency of his secondary stuff is behind his 80 fastball,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “In 2017, in our opinion, he was one of the better starters in the National League. Then obviously the injuries set in,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think for me as long it’s consistent and for all 30 teams there’s that level playing field I don’t much care,” External link

dailynews Monday, February 24, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We had heard trash can. We had heard other ways – first name, last name, whistling,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s elite in every facet of the game,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think a big part of that was as we started the offseason we felt we had a real talented and deep team,” “So for us, our mindset was either to make some upside plays (players like Alex Wood, Jimmy Nelson and Blake Treinen) and beyond that the only way to improve our roster in our mind was to get an elite talent” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “My mindset is that we couldn’t be more excited to have Mookie in 2020,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s elite in every facet of the game,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think a big part of that was as we started the offseason we felt we had a real talented and deep team,” “So for us, our mindset was either to make some upside plays (players like Alex Wood, Jimmy Nelson and Blake Treinen) and beyond that the only way to improve our roster in our mind was to get an elite talent” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “My mindset is that we couldn’t be more excited to have Mookie in 2020,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our thing was putting ourselves in the best position to acquire the two guys we acquired,” “That had a lot of different combinations and a lot of different things that were potentials. The way it ended up playing out we're happy with” External link

foxnews Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We're hoping that he falls in love with the team, the city, the fans, and wants to be here for a long time,” External link

foxnews Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He embodies everything that we really value about a position player — the impact he has on defense, the instincts on the bases, in the batter's box,” External link

foxnews Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He would blush if he heard all the nice things,” External link

foxnews Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our thing was putting ourselves in the best position to acquire the two guys we acquired,” “That had a lot of different combinations and a lot of different things that were potentials. The way it ended up playing out we’re happy with” External link

dcourier Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re hoping that he falls in love with the team, the city, the fans, and wants to be here for a long time,” External link

dcourier Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He embodies everything that we really value about a position player — the impact he has on defense, the instincts on the bases, in the batter’s box,” External link

dcourier Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He would blush if he heard all the nice things,” External link

dcourier Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s elite in every facet of the game,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re hoping that he falls in love with the team, the city, the fans, and wants to be here for a long time,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our thing was putting ourselves in the best position to acquire the two guys we acquired,” “That had a lot of different combinations and a lot of different things that were potentials. The way it ended up playing out we're happy with” External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We're hoping that he falls in love with the team, the city, the fans, and wants to be here for a long time,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He embodies everything that we really value about a position player — the impact he has on defense, the instincts on the bases, in the batter's box,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He would blush if he heard all the nice things,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I'm feeling pretty intimidated by the police officers in this crowd," External link

wcvb Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I'm feeling pretty intimidated by the police officers in this crowd," "You laugh at that, and you think that's funny, but I have to live in this town and all of you drive around town with guns" External link

wcvb Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “What we are trying to do is not trade [certain players] for a short-term fix,” External link

forbes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “What we are trying to do is not trade [certain players] for a short-term fix,” External link

forbes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have a lot of talent, a lot of depth and a lot of versatility. Whenever that’s your jumping off point, it puts you in a good position,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have a lot of talent, a lot of depth and a lot of versatility. Whenever that’s your jumping off point, it puts you in a good position,” External link

dailynews Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “In my personal opinion, they have not,” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman explained : “People have often stereotyped about who needs help, but no one would want to be in their situation,” External link

13newsnow Friday, January 24, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There’s an outcome-based narrative with how things have happened vs. things that we have tried,” External link

masslive Thursday, December 26, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “All things considered, this settlement compares very favorably with those that have been approved in other data breach cases,” External link

dcourier Sunday, December 22, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I feel like from our standpoint, what we could control, I felt really good about how we handled it,” “There have been and there are going to be lots of times when someone’s first choice is the Dodgers and we get that advantage. When we don’t, we certainly understand it” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Gerrit Cole ) : “Obviously we had a lot of interest in Gerrit. At the end of the day, he chose to go to the Yankees,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “We’re viewing Kenley as our closer as we’re sitting here right now. I don’t see a scenario where that changes,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “We’re viewing Kenley as our closer as we’re sitting here right now. I don’t see a scenario where that changes,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There’s no question in my mind,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman acknowledged : “we’ve definitely had conversations about” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s put himself in this position to hit the free-agent market and get a feel for what’s out there and what makes the most sense for him and his family,” “Looking back, he’s been a big part of our success over the past couple years. I have a lot of respect for him. The confidence as an organization that we had every fifth day when he took the mound was real. Where that takes us at this point, I’m not sure. But we definitely have interest based on what he’s meant to us looking back” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Not surprisingly, JT’s mindset is – ‘Whatever puts us in the best position to win. Whatever, whenever,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Just knowing him, knowing his work ethic, knowing all he’ll put into it, coupled with when you play as much as he does, when you get on base as much as he does, nagging things pop up and I think they can have an effect on guys on defense – I’ll bet on him to put in the work this winter and be in a really good spot going into next year,” “That being said, I also anticipate him playing a lot and being on base a lot which means he could develop some nagging injuries from that. But I’ll bet on him to put himself in the best position” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Not surprisingly, JT’s mindset is – ‘Whatever puts us in the best position to win. Whatever, whenever,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Just knowing him, knowing his work ethic, knowing all he’ll put into it, coupled with when you play as much as he does, when you get on base as much as he does, nagging things pop up and I think they can have an effect on guys on defense – I’ll bet on him to put in the work this winter and be in a really good spot going into next year,” “That being said, I also anticipate him playing a lot and being on base a lot which means he could develop some nagging injuries from that. But I’ll bet on him to put himself in the best position” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there’s an outcome-based narrative of how things have happened versus things that we’ve tried,” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We talked when the offseason started about our jumping-off point going into the offseason was that we have payroll flexibility, a strong farm system and a group of talented players that had a chance to be here for a number of years. That is a strong foundation to enter into the offseason,” “So we have that flexibility whether it’s in the trade market or the free-agent market to aggressively explore ways for us to put ourselves in an even better position to win a championship” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I don’t feel like we need to shake things up just to shake things up,” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have the flexibility to explore adding really good players at a variety of different spots which just increases our chances of doing that,” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman confirmed : "There was just a lot of speculation at the time about it," External link

patch Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman told : "I think there are things that have existed since the beginning of time," External link

patch Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman added : “From our standpoint, being that we were one of the teams involved, it sounds like sour grapes for us to comment too much on this” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, November 13, 2019 9:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Yeah there was a lot going into it,” “During the playoffs, our advance team that was on Houston talked about it. There was a lot of speculation at the time about it” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Yu Darvish ) : “We had a player who was really good at picking up pitch-tipping type things and watched the Darvish outings and said you couldn’t sell out on something that Darvish was doing,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “My biggest thing is trying to make sure we have a sign system that our guys feel comfortable with, that won’t create mass paranoia,” “We want our players going out and playing the game and not being bogged down by that. You have to do something on the front end to make them feel as comfortable as possible with different signs. From our standpoint, it’s trying to make it as small of a distraction as possible” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There are times where you would prefer to shift both eyes on the present,” External link

masslive Saturday, October 26, 2019 2:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think human nature is to want to be the hero, which I totally understand,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think human nature is to want to be the hero, which I totally understand,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Frankly, I was surprised by the question,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Will Smith ) : “Russ came in and fit a role extremely well for us – just great veteran presence,” “Did a lot for Barnesy, did a lot for Will Smith. At this point I think with our catching depth it’s a more difficult fit, but that doesn’t mean things won’t play out in a different way” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think it’s one of those things where he feels good and there were decent chunks of time where everything kind of synced up and his stuff was objectively better and other times where he struggled more,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think as far as a jumping-off point to have the returning talent that we have, to have the financial flexibility we have, the depth in house in terms of trade options, I think it gives us a lot of flexibility and I think it’s something where everything is on the table,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "There were decent chunks of time this year when everything synced up and his stuff was objectively better, and other times he struggled more," "I think it's about his delivery. The focus will be to lock that down and repeat more consistently. I'm excited of what he's capable of next year. His role, I don't exactly know right now" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : “When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it’s one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October,” “In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

wftv Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it’s one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October,” “In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "There were decent chunks of time this year when everything synced up and his stuff was objectively better, and other times he struggled more," "I think it's about his delivery. The focus will be to lock that down and repeat more consistently. I'm excited of what he's capable of next year. His role, I don't exactly know right now" External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Frankly, I was surprised by the question,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "By and large, the body of work is very strong," External link

afp-en Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Mark Pryor ) : “Fortunately we’ve been able to have Mark Prior around and have him build up relationships,” “So my assumption is he will slide into that. But those specific things haven’t been worked out yet” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Bob has been a big part of our success, is as good a bench coach as I’ve been around,” “I think with all the openings out there it’s definitely a possibility (that he leaves the Dodgers). If so — tough loss for the Dodgers, good for him personally” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We are thrilled to expand our footprint into early literacy and partner with Square Panda,” External link

businesswire Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The dynamic within the group, the camaraderie, the business-like approach in what they do,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’m not sure there’s a clear answer to that,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I feel like we made a lot of really aggressive bids in the last few days,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 7:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “When Strip left the game last week, we started talking about him taking Strip’s spot,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the important part is – and it’s why we focused on the very top end of the market and weren’t as focused on the middle part of the market – that we had some very talented arms both in the big leagues and in Triple-A that we felt were ready to get a shot and an opportunity,” “So our approach over these next two months is to put our guys in the best positions to succeed and evaluate and get at what we think is the best pitching staff at that point we can put together” External link

dailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our thing is there’s no downside,” “I think Walker’s experience in 2017 helped him in 2018. So there’s either near-term value and long-term value or just long-term value. Either way, we see it as a win” External link

dailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “All our focus is shifted to going through our guys at the major league level, the minor leagues, to figure out our plan of attack, to figure out that right combination for October,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve got really talented arms, some in the big leagues some in the minor leagues, that we’re going to spend two months trying to find out the right combination,” “It won’t be a lack of talent. We’re going to throw some high-quality arms at it. We feel good about our ability to do that” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : “I would argue we’ve traded more prospects than any team in baseball the past four years,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : “Yeah, I think a guy that we feel profiles really well against a left-handed hitter in October is the most obvious fit for us,” “It doesn’t have to be left-hander in that we don’t limit our search to just left-handed relievers. It’s hard enough to line up on trades, even more so when you have very few targets. So a right-handed pitcher who matches up really well against a left-handed hitter and is more balanced fits as well” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We are working feverishly, just like the other 29 teams right now, to do everything in our power to add and augment this group of guys that we have a very high level of belief in – meaning our 25-man roster really and our 40-man roster,” “So any way we can improve we’re going to be as aggressive to improve as we have in the past” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman admitted : "Every year, going into the year, the bullpen performance is what keeps me up at night," External link

longbeachstar Friday, July 5, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “No. I mean, with Strip and Julio and Ferg and the guys we have in the minor leagues and with Rich’s prognosis, I don’t see it being an area where we spend a lot of energy,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Like I’ve said in the past, a lot of our energy and focus is on helping each of our internal guys perform better and they have, which is great,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Yeah, I think he’s earned that opportunity,” External link

dailynews Friday, June 21, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman told : “We’re not doing it. We haven’t done it to this point consistently enough,” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There have been like eight outings where he’s had bad outings,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 7, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have certainly had stretches this year where our bullpen has not performed up to our expectations,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 7, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Lining up on trades is never easy,” “We’ll operate on dual tracks of doing everything we can to get our existing guys better while canvassing the market. The answer will kind of fall out of doing both of those things” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 7, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think human nature is to go to a very negative place,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "They run an extremely thorough process, and after going through it, they made the decision to reinstate," "It's tough for us to elaborate much right now, but one thing we do know is it's not standard for them to reinstate after just the seven days, so that says something to us. We hopefully will know more in the next couple of weeks" External link

foxnews Wednesday, May 22, 2019 2:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think human nature is to go to a very negative place,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "They run an extremely thorough process, and after going through it, they made the decision to reinstate," "It's tough for us to elaborate much right now, but one thing we do know is it's not standard for them to reinstate after just the seven days, so that says something to us. We hopefully will know more in the next couple of weeks" External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman recalls ( about Jimmy Rollins ) : “Jimmy Rollins hits that big three-run home run and 50,000 people erupted,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says ( about Bay Rays ) : “I enjoyed every minute of my time in Tampa Bay and loved the challenge. I had just reached a point in my career where I wanted to throw myself into the deep end in terms of having to re-think how I do my job,” “Certain aspects would be important to maintain and other things I would have to re-wire how my brain processes different things” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman recalls ( about Jimmy Rollins ) : “Jimmy Rollins hits that big three-run home run and 50,000 people erupted,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says ( about Bay Rays ) : “I enjoyed every minute of my time in Tampa Bay and loved the challenge. I had just reached a point in my career where I wanted to throw myself into the deep end in terms of having to re-think how I do my job,” “Certain aspects would be important to maintain and other things I would have to re-wire how my brain processes different things” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I remember thinking, ‘Okay, maybe I’m a fool for being as positive as I’ve been,’” “The math kind of started to sink in on what it would take for us to win the division at that point. That was probably the lowest point of the year” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “That made me feel more confident,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The narrative is loud [that the season is lost], and rightfully so,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Good players play well over time,” “It was just kind of an imperfect storm to that point where on nights that we pitched well we didn’t hit, and on nights that we hit we didn’t pitch well. In sequencing and timing, it was as off as you can ever have it, which was a lot of randomness. I think the fact that there was no panic allowed our guys to focus on the things that were productive and conducive to winning” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “My hope is to never go through it again,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have a really mature group that has totally bought in to our hitting guys and our offensive approach,” “For me personally, I like when guys can move the baseball and have a different mindset when they get to two strikes. By and large, guys don’t have a lot of offensive success with two strikes. Trying to do damage and catching something one out of 10 at-bats with two strikes – let’s move the baseball and make positive things happen in other ways” External link

longbeachstar Saturday, April 27, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have a really mature group that has totally bought in to our hitting guys and our offensive approach,” “For me personally, I like when guys can move the baseball and have a different mindset when they get to two strikes. By and large, guys don’t have a lot of offensive success with two strikes. Trying to do damage and catching something one out of 10 at-bats with two strikes – let’s move the baseball and make positive things happen in other ways” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have a really mature group that has totally bought in to our hitting guys and our offensive approach,” “For me personally, I like when guys can move the baseball and have a different mindset when they get to two strikes. By and large, guys don’t have a lot of offensive success with two strikes. Trying to do damage and catching something one out of 10 at-bats with two strikes – let’s move the baseball and make positive things happen in other ways” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s hard for me to comment on, not being mired in the day to day and knowing the specifics,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : “I’ve known Joc since 2015 and everything we have challenged him on in the batter’s box, he’s met the challenge,” “There aren’t too many guys with his kind of power production that have improved their contact rate every year, year over year, which speaks to his ability to focus on areas of improvement while maintaining his strengths” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously we have more information today than we had 12 years ago,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, April 22, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The past two off-seasons, I’ve spent the first four to six weeks like an H.R. director,” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he handled it pretty well. I mean, it’s hard for a young player,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he handled it pretty well. I mean, it’s hard for a young player,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s not lost on anybody that we haven’t won a World Series,” “It’s obviously everything that we set out to do and in our minds, it’s much harder to win a World Series if you don’t win your division. So we want to continue that streak as long as possible and keep putting ourselves in position to win multiple championships. That’s our mindset” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “For us, our biggest focus coming into this year was consistency and trying to have our talent play out on a nightly basis as frequently as we can,” “The more we’re able to do that, the more likely it is that we’ll do that in October which will put us in a better position to win the 11 games we need to – if we’re fortunate enough to get there” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Last year was probably the most talented team I’ve ever been around, but it didn’t necessarily perform like that on a nightly basis,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “When we’re going through player personnel moves, I lean on Doc and ask his opinion,” “And I value and appreciate his vantage point, which isn’t as mired in what I’m doing. And just like during the season I blast my thoughts on certain things, and there are a lot of times we disagree. That’s great. That’s what makes the world go round. But it’s no different in terms of that partnership and how it plays out during the season or in the offseason” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 24, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Rich is something that we expect to be short term,” “In his mind, he’s ready to go tomorrow. But we’re going to take a little time and make sure that we get it under control and put him in the best position to hit the ground running from that point” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 23, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Kersh is coming along well. Every check point we’ve had so far, he has dominated,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 23, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Julio Urias ) : “The thing we know with Julio is we can’t run him out there every fifth day for the entire season and hopefully October,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 23, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Clayton Kershaw ) : “I think there’s still a dominant version of Kershaw,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “With Kersh, you can always say he overdid things, every day of every week, and every month,” “He likes to work. He didn’t feel great about his delivery, his execution. He always likes to do more. I think part of what makes him the greatest pitcher since I’ve been alive is his desire to be the greatest pitcher in generations. He’s motivated by greatness. It’s not just something he desires. It’s something he works as hard at as anyone I’ve ever been around” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “With a lot of great pitchers, we’ve seen changes in repertoire as they get into their 30s, and it’s just a natural evolution that I think we’ll see with Kersh,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he could contend for a Gold Glove defensively,” “It’s just about getting him to that point offensively where there’s more of the consistency that we think is in there” External link

longbeachstar Sunday, March 3, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he could contend for a Gold Glove defensively,” “It’s just about getting him to that point offensively where there’s more of the consistency that we think is in there” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 3, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the biggest thing is Kersh is not the most patient person in the world,” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Right now we have some time on our side so we should use it and just continue to have dialogue and figure it out,” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Those are all questions I don’t exactly know the answer to,” “I think we’re just kind of taking it day by day. We’ll get him back out there tomorrow and continue to assess and figure out when we can get into a progression” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I certainly understand the questions. But we can’t really know until we let some time play out with it,” “He’s doing better now than he was a week ago. That’s a good thing” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s a guy that we’ve admired from afar for a while,” “Some pop from the left side, some versatility. Just depending on how things play out, it adds a layer of depth with a quality major-league player” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously he took down a pretty heavy workload last year,” “He had a good winter and we’re easing him into it” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : “Simply said, when you’re evaluating an offensive player, guys that are passive on pitches outside the strike zone, aggressive on pitches inside the strike zone then have barrel accuracy, are able to square up balls, I think that’s a really good jumping off point,” “And Russell demonstrated all of those things last year” External link

dailynews Tuesday, February 26, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman explains : “It was just more of a trajectory issue,” “Just his curiosity coupled with our hitting guys we feel confident that we can get that angle up a little bit. And it’s not about fly balls. It’s just get the ball off the ground some. Let’s shoot gaps, hit more line drives. To have the barrel accuracy he has and the ability to still impact balls, we feel like there’s some upside there” External link

dailynews Tuesday, February 26, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Manny Machado ) : “Clearly that is not the case, and the rhythm of a negotiation can play out in different ways and obviously (Machado’s) took a little longer,” “But ultimately he got a very strong contract, as he should” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, February 26, 2019 3:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Each market is unique, and each market has its own challenges,” External link

forbes Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Each market is unique, and each market has its own challenges,” External link

forbes Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, from an organizational standpoint, as many guys that you have who are really good against left-handed and right-handed pitching, is great,” External link

dailynews Monday, February 18, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think part of it is the passion that our fans have. It’s both a blessing and a curse in that everyone has an opinion,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he can impact any area he decides to spend a lot of time on,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Russell Martin ) : “Bringing Martin back, just him getting up to speed with our guys, the early returns have been unbelievable,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think part of it is the passion that our fans have. It’s both a blessing and a curse in that everyone has an opinion,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he can impact any area he decides to spend a lot of time on,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “A big focus for us this offseason was ‘How do you achieve more consistency?’ ” “I think the team last year was the most talented team I have ever been around. But for a host of reasons, some bad luck, some real, we weren’t as consistent. And I think a big thing for us is to avoid the games where we score zero, one or two runs. As often as we can, score three or more and we will win a lot of games doing that, especially with our pitching staff” External link

longbeachstar Monday, February 11, 2019 11:55:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “A big focus for us this offseason was ‘How do you achieve more consistency?’ ” “I think the team last year was the most talented team I have ever been around. But for a host of reasons, some bad luck, some real, we weren’t as consistent. And I think a big thing for us is to avoid the games where we score zero, one or two runs. As often as we can, score three or more and we will win a lot of games doing that, especially with our pitching staff” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, February 11, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “A big focus for us this offseason was ‘How do you achieve more consistency?’ ” “I think the team last year was the most talented team I have ever been around. But for a host of reasons, some bad luck, some real, we weren’t as consistent. And I think a big thing for us is to avoid the games where we score zero, one or two runs. As often as we can, score three or more and we will win a lot of games doing that, especially with our pitching staff” External link

dailynews Monday, February 11, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The consistency is something we’re going to harp on a lot,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re optimistic and he’s done everything he can to this point,” “But until he gets into games and bounces back and plays the next day, it’s just guesswork right now. We feel as good as we can on Jan. 26. And it’ll take until we get in to spring training, ramp him up, and how he’s bouncing back. We expect him to be full-go on opening day, but we’re always prepared if we need to ease him in” External link

longbeachstar Monday, January 28, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously he’s missed some time over the last few years and as we dug into it the question is ‘Is it predictive as you look forward?’” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 27, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," External link

CBC Sunday, January 13, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

kiro7 Saturday, January 12, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

kiro7 Saturday, January 12, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

wftv Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

wftv Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

wsoctv Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

wsoctv Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, January 12, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, January 12, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Marriott ) : “Marriott’s post-breach response plan was wholly inadequate, and we intend to hold the company accountable for its failings,” External link

4-traders Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “That’s a very deep question,” “Obviously he’s made a tremendous impact on this team, on this community, he’s an electric talent” External link

highlandstoday Sunday, December 23, 2018 9:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, December 22, 2018 6:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think if you look back over last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster," "This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, December 22, 2018 6:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was not a functional roster," "It's a deal that makes sense" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, December 22, 2018 6:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We are in position right now where we still feel like we have a really good team, but I feel like we want to continue to add to it before we get to spring training," "What exactly that looks like, I'm not sure yet. But I do think we gained some flexibility, we strengthened our system, and we put us in position to kind of evaluate those things as they come up" External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was a situation that I think was not a functional roster," "The depth that we had was all concentrated at the major league level. We had a lot of different conversations involving a lot of different guys, and this was a deal that we felt like made the most sense. It does add some flexibility, which is helpful. But we're trying to put together the best roster that we can to win a World Series" External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It's Dec. 21, and we still have a lot of runway left until spring training," "We'll still be focused on ways to improve our team from now to then" External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal,” External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think if you look back over last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster,” “This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense” External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was not a functional roster,” “It’s a deal that makes sense” External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, December 22, 2018 11:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think if you look back over the last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster," "This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, December 22, 2018 11:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was not a functional roster," "It's a deal that makes sense" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, December 22, 2018 11:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, December 22, 2018 8:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think if you look back over last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster,” “This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, December 22, 2018 8:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was not a functional roster,” “It’s a deal that makes sense” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, December 22, 2018 8:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal," External link

cjonline Saturday, December 22, 2018 5:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think if you look back over last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster," "This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense" External link

cjonline Saturday, December 22, 2018 5:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal," External link

charlotteobserver Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think if you look back over last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster," "This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense" External link

charlotteobserver Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was not a functional roster," "It's a deal that makes sense" External link

charlotteobserver Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman told : “We have a fairly high kind of jumping-off point — as you look around the field, we feel good about virtually everywhere on the field,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, December 13, 2018 2:12:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the fact that he had spent multiple years here (as a consultant), had connected with a lot of our guys, I think those relationships help,” “He’s worked with so many hitters throughout baseball. A number of our guys got texts from players on other teams telling them how lucky they were. It helped them buy in” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there’s a lot of opportunity for left-handed hitters to bunt more against the shift, which I think would get the opposing defenses to relax their defensive alignment some,” “I think it gets back to the specific hitter – how well they’re able to manipulate the bat, what kind of profile are they? I think there’s a lot of factors that go into it. But I think any time we can take one of our hitters and make them a better hitter without giving away their strengths, I’m all in” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s just that some guys aren’t comfortable with it and feel like they are going to square around on a pitch they could have hit really hard,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Every development hurdle we’ve thrown at him, he’s handled extremely well,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We don’t feel like it is in their best interest to start on Opening Day,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman told : “We have a fairly high kind of jumping-off point — as you look around the field, we feel good about virtually everywhere on the field,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, December 13, 2018 4:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s interesting. I had this conversation with a couple people,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “If you look at last year and how well he pitched and I would bet on his stuff, his execution being better next year – and he had that much success,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’m confident we’ll work something out,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s interesting. I had this conversation with a couple people,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 7:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “If you look at last year and how well he pitched and I would bet on his stuff, his execution being better next year – and he had that much success,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 7:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’m confident we’ll work something out,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 7:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’d be surprised if that were the case,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 4:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s done everything he possibly can to show he’s more than ready for a lot of playing time at the major-league level,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 4:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “switched gears from rehabbing to training,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 4:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I saw him the other day. He looked great,” “He’s in a great frame of mind” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 4:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “They’re talented enough where things will line up and make sense that works out well for our team and an acquiring team. So I’d be surprised if that were the case,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Alex is a really good baseball player,” “He’s got really good instincts for the game. I think any time you’re talking about a prospect, there’s always risk in how those skills will translate to the major league level. But I think with him, it’s a much higher floor than most. With the bat-to-ball skills he has, feel for the game, the instincts and his ability to make adjustments on the fly” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re encouraged by where he’s at,” “Obviously, we’ll know a lot more as we get into January, as he really ramps up his baseball skills” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I saw him the other day and he looks great,” “He’s in a great frame of mind. He’s working out and it went as well as we could’ve hoped” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’d be surprised if that were the case,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We feel really good about our talent level and feel like we’re in a position where we have some depth to entertain different conversations and possibly reallocate that depth in different ways,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “switched gears from rehabbing to training,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I saw him the other day. He looked great,” “He’s in a great frame of mind” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve had a number of conversations with teams and agents and have a list of target players at the various spots we’re looking to address and are having fluid conversations on those fronts,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 8:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve made offers on guys where we would have spent on guys in the bullpen,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 8:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve had a number of conversations with teams and agents and have a list of target players at the various spots we’re looking to address and are having fluid conversations on those fronts,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 7:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve made offers on guys where we would have spent on guys in the bullpen,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 7:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve got a really talented group of people in the office,” “Everyone’s kind of stepped up and done a little bit more” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 2:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There was a real rhythm Farhan and I had gotten into,” “Farhan and I didn’t delineate things in perfectly clear ways. We just worked together, divided and conquered. If as we were working together one of us was kind of diving into something to focus on, the other would go focus on something else. It wasn’t necessarily perfectly laid out like, ‘These are your responsibilities and this is what I’m focusing on.’ So now, it’s just been involving more people in things and going at it that way” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 2:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I was heartbroken I swore off baseball,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 4:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Craig Biggio ) : “Probably a Craig Biggio helmet from when he was catching,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 4:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I was heartbroken — I swore off baseball,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I was heartbroken — I swore off baseball,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Craig Biggio ) : “Probably a Craig Biggio helmet from when he was catching,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : "I don't think until you live it you can really know it," External link

cnn Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : "I wondered coming over how that would work," External link

cnn Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : "I have zero issues with high expectations," "In fact, I prefer them. It's much better than the alternative. It's been a long time since we've won a World Series in Los Angeles. That's what they want, and I don't blame them" External link

cnn Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We don’t ever think of it as, ‘Is this sustainable?’ ” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there’s a lot of rationalization that was going on,” “At least the way my mind works” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It would’ve been really easy for him at some point along the way to crack, and he didn’t at all,” “And it wasn’t just his public persona either. It was also the way he handled things in the clubhouse. I think it rubbed off on our players. Their level of preparation, their focus, really didn’t change” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our offense went into a little bit of a funk, which we believe very strongly in our offensive players, so that didn’t really concern me,” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “And then it ended up lasting another seven or eight days,” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It just didn’t have the effect on our clubhouse that I think people would have feared if you would have said, ‘This is what’s going to play out,’ ” “I think most people would assume that there’s going to be a lot of residual bad effects from that. There really weren’t, which is really a testament to our group” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “People already have out-of-pocket damages for additional credit monitoring and for credit freezes. We don’t know what’s happening with the data,” External link

seattletimes Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "The notion that no one is harmed yet is premature," External link

startribune Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:38:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “JT has been, and will continue to be, a vital part of the Dodgers on the field, in the clubhouse and in the community,” External link

japantimes Saturday, December 24, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It seems like it would be in his best interest to allow people of all opinions to read, see and hear all that he has to say," External link

smh Tuesday, December 6, 2016 5:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Like all of our guys, we have exit physicals and conversations with trainers and doctors," External link

sltrib Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He's been a big part of our past success and we hope he's part of our future success," External link

sltrib Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "there are definitely scenarios in which we look pretty similar" "We have a lot of talented players that are free agents and I expect we'll have ongoing dialogue with essentially each and every one of them," External link

sltrib Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was obviously a major part of our success this year, and we were also able to build him up in a way that was extremely helpful as we look forward," "Next year we'll probably still have some type of restrictions and things we'll need to be mindful of. But this year definitely kind of hit the mark with what we wanted to do" External link

sltrib Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "there are definitely scenarios in which we look pretty similar" "We have a lot of talented players that are free agents and I expect we'll have ongoing dialogue with essentially each and every one of them," External link

usnews Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was obviously a major part of our success this year, and we were also able to build him up in a way that was extremely helpful as we look forward," "Next year we'll probably still have some type of restrictions and things we'll need to be mindful of. But this year definitely kind of hit the mark with what we wanted to do" External link

usnews Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I don't know the answer to that yet," External link

upi Thursday, September 1, 2016 8:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It just seems wrong to sell to the highest bidder,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, July 13, 2016 1:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Obviously that will be a big first step," External link

daytondailynews Monday, July 4, 2016 1:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Whenever somebody has anything in the back, the core strengthening helps with the back in that process of when you start throwing, which obviously is what everybody cares about," External link

daytondailynews Monday, July 4, 2016 1:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He's worked really hard and played really hard, and ultimately that takes a toll on your body," External link

tampabay Monday, June 6, 2016 4:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It's never as easy thing to do, but not surprisingly, he was a tremendous pro about it," External link

tampabay Monday, June 6, 2016 4:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He's worked really hard and played really hard, and ultimately that takes a toll on your body," External link

sltrib Sunday, June 5, 2016 11:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Carl Crawford ) : "It's never as easy thing to do, but not surprisingly, he was a tremendous pro about it," "It's definitely not from a lack of work ethic. Carl was one of the most dynamic players in baseball. Just an elite athlete, really good bat-to-ball skills, tremendous defender" External link

sltrib Sunday, June 5, 2016 11:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : "I want them to know the passion we have for winning," External link

latimes Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : "Any 'us versus them,' that's not there," "We're going to explain things, talk through things, take a pragmatic approach to winning games" External link

latimes Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says ( about Don Mattingly ) : "Don has a job and that's to manage our 25-man roster and deploy them on a nightly basis for what gives us the best chance to win, but there will obviously be debate over what that means, and there should be," "Donnie is so mired in the day-to-day stuff that sometimes he doesn't see things as clearly, while other times he has his finger much more on the pulse than we do. It's all about us listening to each other" External link

latimes Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "There are a lot of games to go around," External link

latimes Saturday, February 21, 2015 5:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Pretty certain that this is the extent of it," External link

latimes Friday, February 20, 2015 4:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Had it happened, he would have missed significantly more time than the eight to 12 weeks," External link

latimes Friday, February 20, 2015 4:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "The one characteristic we value the most is the ability to miss bats," External link

latimes Wednesday, February 11, 2015 5:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We like to diversify the looks we have in the bullpen — balance right-handed and left-handed options, guys that can put the ball on the ground," External link

latimes Wednesday, February 11, 2015 5:05:00 AM EAT



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Clayton Kershaw said ( about Andrew Friedman ) : “It’s just a great team,” “I think top to bottom Andrew did a great job. He put together a great group of guys. We’ve got, I think, a great clubhouse. Everybody seems to get along pretty well. A lot of guys who can make people laugh, which I think is important. You’ve got a lot of guys who are down to business, which is important. And you got a ton of talent, which is really important” External link

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Clayton Kershaw said ( about Andrew Friedman ) : “It’s just a great team,” “I think top to bottom Andrew did a great job. He put together a great group of guys. We’ve got, I think, a great clubhouse. Everybody seems to get along pretty well. A lot of guys who can make people laugh, which I think is important. You’ve got a lot of guys who are down to business, which is important. And you got a ton of talent, which is really important” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Andrew Friedman ) : “When Andrew brought that as a possibility, obviously you get excited,” “You get curious. It wasn’t a straight line, but ultimately, it got done. I know, speaking for the coaches, the players and the fans, it’s an exciting day” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Jerry Dipoto said ( about Andrew Friedman ) : "It's a good group going back to (former baseball chief) Andrew Friedman and I do just enjoy talking baseball with them," "We may have a half-hour phone call and five minutes revolves around the players we're discussing" External link

tampabay Saturday, February 25, 2017 4:47:00 AM EAT

Don Mattingly said ( about Andrew Friedman ) : "No matter who is the boss, you've got to do the job, and if you're not doing the job, you're in trouble," "I look at it like, this is a bit of a re-set for all of us, I welcome the way Andrew and Farhan do things, they've got a well-rounded view of our players, I'll learn from all of them and we'll move forward together" External link

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Andrew Friedman said : “I think the challenge is that there’s so much right now that we don’t know,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I think we are the best version of ourselves when it’s Kenley and our mindset right now is to help put him in the best position to go out and be as good as we think he can be,” “As we sit here in December, that is what makes us the best. That being said, depth in every respect is important. Bullpen is an area where we need to augment our depth and that is front of my mind as we’re going through our offseason shopping” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s more about having as good a bullpen as you can,” “When you have that, you have options and you have depth for things that play out during the course of a season” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can’t state strongly enough how big of a role he’s played in the success of this organization,” “But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out, I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out," he said. "I think from at least my perspective and not watching it super closely with everything going on, but I think he was mindful of other people, especially other people that he hadn’t already been in contact with. This is something that we’re going to wrap our arms around tonight and in the morning and figure out where we’re going from here” External link

nbcnewyork Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : ''Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can't state strongly enough how big of a role he's played in the success of this organization,'' ''But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out, I don't think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out,'' External link

koreatimes Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think from our standpoint, the people who were around are people who would be in the contact tracing web anyway," "The subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important so that if any of us are potentially positive, we do not spread it to other people" External link

newsday-USA Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which I can't state strongly enough how big of a role he's played in the success of this organization," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can’t state strongly enough how big of a role he’s played in the success of this organization,” “But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out, I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out," he said. "I think from at least my perspective and not watching it super closely with everything going on, but I think he was mindful of other people, especially other people that he hadn’t already been in contact with. This is something that we’re going to wrap our arms around tonight and in the morning and figure out where we’re going from here” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "quarantined in a doctor's office off to the side," External link

patch Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : "Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, and did," "With or without that, a lot of people he interacted with would be in the contact tracing web" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he want to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can’t state strongly enough how big of a role he’s played in the success of this organization,” “But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out. I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out,” External link

680news Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he want to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can't state strongly enough how big of a role he's played in the success of this organization," "But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out. I don't think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out," External link

CBC Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : “Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy and did,” “From his standpoint, having a chance to take a photo with the trophy was incredibly important and meaningful to him” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can’t state strongly enough how big of a role he’s played in the success of this organization,” “But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out, I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out,” External link

wishtv Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Having a mask on and staying socially distanced, he want to come out and take a picture with the trophy, which can’t state strongly enough how big of a role he’s played in the success of this organization,” “But I think for him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out. I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : “Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy and did,” “From his standpoint, having a chance to take a photo with the trophy was incredibly important and meaningful to him” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

macaudailytimes Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

macaudailytimes Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think the people who were around him would be in the contact tracing web anyway — which is how close a lot of us have been around each other," External link

npr Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the people who were around him would be in the contact tracing web anyway – which is how close a lot of us have been around each other,” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : “I think Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy and he did,” “We did (follow protocol). When he came out of the game he went and was quarantined in a doctor’s office off to the side. … We’ve all been in a bubble and so I think the amount of contact and interaction between us that have been in that bubble is pretty high. So now it’s important to make sure that the people who are infected are subsequently quarantined. I think, by and large, it’s to make sure that we don’t spread it outside of this bubble because from a contact tracing standpoint we’re all kind of in that web” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the people who were around him would be in the contact tracing web anyway – which is how close a lot of us have been around each other,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : “I think Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy and he did,” “We did (follow protocol). When he came out of the game he went and was quarantined in a doctor’s office off to the side. … We’ve all been in a bubble and so I think the amount of contact and interaction between us that have been in that bubble is pretty high. So now it’s important to make sure that the people who are infected are subsequently quarantined. I think, by and large, it’s to make sure that we don’t spread it outside of this bubble because from a contact tracing standpoint we’re all kind of in that web” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : "Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, and did," "With or without that, a lot of people he interacted with would be in the contact tracing web" External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the people who were around him would be in the contact tracing web anyway — which is how close a lot of us have been around each other,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the people who were around him would be in the contact tracing web anyway — which is how close a lot of us have been around each other,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Justin Turner ) : "Justin wanted to come out and take a picture with the trophy, and did," "With or without that, a lot of people he interacted with would be in the contact tracing web" External link

afp-en Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

abc7ny Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we're going to take are really important," External link

abc7ny Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wxii12 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wlwt Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wcvb Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "With or without that, a lot of people he interacted with would be in the contact tracing web," "I haven't seen the pictures. I totally understand the question. If there's people around him without masks, it's not good optics at all," External link

thehill Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wesh Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wmur Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wyff4 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

kcci Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

Koat Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our hitters got a real jolt from that,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I don't think there was anyone that was going to stop him from going out (to the field)," External link

usaToday Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "The fact that we were all in a bubble together means that from a contact-tracing standpoint, we’re all in that web," "Now it’s important that we all test negative however many times or whatever the protocols are to make sure that we don’t go out and potentially spread it to other people" External link

usaToday Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our hitters got a real jolt from that,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

wcfcourier Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we're going to take are really important," External link

independent-UK Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our hitters got a real jolt from that,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

fox59 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

fox59 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "With or without that, a lot of people he interacted with would be in the contact tracing web," "I haven't seen the pictures. I totally understand the question. If there's people around him without masks, it's not good optics at all," External link

thehill Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If there are people around him without masks, that's not good optics at all," External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

abc7ny Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we're going to take are really important," External link

abc7ny Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

wishtv Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

wishtv Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important,” External link

wkbn Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “For him, just being a free agent, not knowing exactly how the future is going to play out, I don’t think there was anyone that was going to stop him,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

wcfcourier Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

wcfcourier Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

siouxcityjournal Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

siouxcityjournal Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

wacotrib Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

missoulian Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

missoulian Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we’re going to take are really important," External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we're going to take are really important," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was obviously a really unfortunate endpoint of this incredible series and definitely affected some of the joy of winning just because of what JT has meant to us," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Now the subsequent tests we're going to take are really important," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re bringing the trophy home,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re bringing the trophy home,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “A lot of it stems from really valuing guys who can do a lot of different things on a baseball field,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman told : “One of the most challenging parts to being a large-revenue team is maximizing your chances to win in the current year while also maintaining the ability to sustain it over the long haul and not putting yourself in a position where you have a bunch of kind of mid-30-year-old players making a significant amount of money performing way below that figure,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It kind of hit me today waking up and processing all the text messages and questions about it," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Payrolls don't decide the standings, and I think we see evidence of that every year," "Having a really deep and talented roster regardless of what your payroll is is the key to winning games, and that's what they have. And it's been through a lot of very shrewd moves, some through the draft, some through trades and all kinds of different creative ways of player procurement" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "At the core of what we do know, we're involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive," "And I don't think that's different in any business. And it was something that was really important to us when I was with the Rays. And it's something it's really important to us now" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At the core of what we do know, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive,” “And I don’t think that’s different in any business. And it was something that was really important to us when I was with the Rays. And it’s something it’s really important to us now. I think when guys are more comfortable, they perform better. And I think that stems from having honest conversations with people and just the consistency of message and everyone really being on the same page. And it doesn’t mean that we don’t disagree, but I think culture is incredibly important to organizational success” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It kind of hit me today waking up and processing all the text messages and questions about it,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Payrolls don’t decide the standings, and I think we see evidence of that every year,” “Having a really deep and talented roster regardless of what your payroll is is the key to winning games, and that’s what they have. And it’s been through a lot of very shrewd moves, some through the draft, some through trades and all kinds of different creative ways of player procurement” External link

denverpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At the core of what we do know, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive,” “And I don’t think that’s different in any business. And it was something that was really important to us when I was with the Rays. And it’s something it’s really important to us now. I think when guys are more comfortable, they perform better. And I think that stems from having honest conversations with people and just the consistency of message and everyone really being on the same page. And it doesn’t mean that we don’t disagree, but I think culture is incredibly important to organizational success” External link

denverpost Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Payrolls don't decide the standings, and we see evidence of that every year. And I think having a really deep and talented roster, regardless of what your payroll is, is the key to winning games, and that's what they have," External link

buffalonews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At the core of what we do know, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive,” “And I don’t think that’s different in any business. And it was something that was really important to us when I was with the Rays. And it’s something it’s really important to us now. I think when guys are more comfortable, they perform better. And I think that stems from having honest conversations with people and just the consistency of message and everyone really being on the same page. And it doesn’t mean that we don’t disagree, but I think culture is incredibly important to organizational success” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At the core of what we do know, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive,” “And I don’t think that’s different in any business. And it was something that was really important to us when I was with the Rays. And it’s something it’s really important to us now. I think when guys are more comfortable, they perform better. And I think that stems from having honest conversations with people and just the consistency of message and everyone really being on the same page. And it doesn’t mean that we don’t disagree, but I think culture is incredibly important to organizational success” External link

usaToday Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “So much of my growth professionally was with Stu as a mentor,” “He has done an immeasurable amount for me and my family. And a lot of what I’ve learned, in a lot of respects, has come from him” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there are narratives out there (about) if you use information to help guide decisions,” “But at the core of what we do, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive. I don’t think that’s different in any business. It was really important to us when I was with the Rays and it’s something that is really important to us now. When guys are more comfortable they perform better” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “So much of my growth professionally was with Stu as a mentor,” “He has done an immeasurable amount for me and my family. And a lot of what I’ve learned, in a lot of respects, has come from him” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there are narratives out there (about) if you use information to help guide decisions,” “But at the core of what we do, we’re involved with trying to provide the best environment and culture for people to thrive. I don’t think that’s different in any business. It was really important to us when I was with the Rays and it’s something that is really important to us now. When guys are more comfortable they perform better” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’ve been trying to process it today,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’ve been trying to process it today,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s cool to have a personal connection,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Day over day over day over day, it’s continued to improve pretty significantly,” “The way he ran the bases yesterday. He took some live at-bats and just the way he was able to fire on his backside really gave us more optimism about where he was and also not only where he’d be today but where he’ll be in the next few days as well” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think a lot of times he doesn’t get the credit that he should, because of their resources,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’ve talked to him a decent amount and texted during games. We have not discussed that,” “But he is definitely very locked in on Dodger baseball, that’s for sure” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “When he made the decision, we talked about it and I told him there’s no downside in doing that. He totally agreed,” “I don’t know (if he has). We’ve talked about our games and our players and some of his observations, but that has not come up” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “They are a very formidable team,” “We knew and expected that AJ (Preller, Padres GM) would be aggressive and we look forward to playing them in September and who knows maybe in October as well” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We feel really good about the team that we have, and also the depth that we have behind it,” External link

foxnews Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We feel really good about the team that we have, and also the depth that we have behind it,” External link

messenger-inquirer Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We feel really good about the team that we have, and also the depth that we have behind it,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, September 1, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s definitely unusual, I think in part because 2020 has been so unusual and in part because of all the teams that are within shouting distance of a playoff spot,” “I think there are probably more teams that are looking to buy or hold than there typically are” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” External link

wmur Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. ... We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

wmur Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “If there was something I could do to change the outcome, I would spend more time on it, but it’s just not productive energy,” External link

nytimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve done a really good job of identifying when players reach the point of being ready, and that last mile — what has allowed us to be as successful as we’ve been — has been our clubhouse culture at the major league level,” External link

nytimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Patience isn’t necessarily a virtue of mine, but we’ve had to kind of practice it throughout this — in that, if you’re going to make a bet like this, you want to feel as confident as you can about the human, about how much they care, about their work ethic, and I can’t imagine feeling more confident than we do about Mookie,” “So that helps, but also us staying patient and doing things to help us in the short term — but not necessarily costing us in the long term — has provided us some flexibility to be able to do that. Obviously we’re really excited with how it turned out” External link

nytimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. ... We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

suntimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” External link

wcvb Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. ... We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

wcvb Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "When we made the trade, we made it with more than 2020 in mind," External link

usaToday Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "The world changed in the middle of it," External link

usaToday Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Mookie can impact a game at every facet," External link

usaToday Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We are consumed by doing everything we can to win championships," "The whole goal is to win championships. I can’t wait to win the first one, bring it to the fans and get greedy" External link

usaToday Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “That’s our goal on a yearly basis – to juggle the now and the future, to do everything we can to win now while preserving that flexibility in the future for things that come up that are hard to anticipate right now but that increase our chances of winning as well,” “That’s kind of our operating ethos and how we function, and we feel like this fits in squarely with that” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve talked about this a lot, trying to create a destination spot where players who are here don’t want to leave and players from the outside are longingly looking in at our organization and wanting to play here,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “That’s our goal on a yearly basis – to juggle the now and the future, to do everything we can to win now while preserving that flexibility in the future for things that come up that are hard to anticipate right now but that increase our chances of winning as well,” “That’s kind of our operating ethos and how we function, and we feel like this fits in squarely with that” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve talked about this a lot, trying to create a destination spot where players who are here don’t want to leave and players from the outside are longingly looking in at our organization and wanting to play here,” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. … We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

denverpost Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our desire to get something done didn’t change at all,” “It helps when both sides are coming at it from a standpoint of wanting to get a deal done” External link

denverpost Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “From our standpoint back in March, if you would have said, ‘Hey Mookie wants to sign just a two year contract. He just wants to sign for 2021 and 2022’ — what we would have done in March and what we would do now would be very different,” “But I think from ownership on down, this just speaks to the faith we have in things getting back to normal. Obviously this is over a much longer period of time which helps in that confidence. And it’s really high once we kind of get through this. And fortunately when you go 12 years you have nothing but time” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. ... We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

foxnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our desire to get something done didn't change at all,” “It helps when both sides are coming at it from a standpoint of wanting to get a deal done” External link

foxnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was front of mind for us,” “It was something we really wanted to do. ... We were hopeful that he’d get here, fall in love with it, go out there and win a bunch of games” External link

kiro7 Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It's definitely possible, but I don't know for sure," External link

patch Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "is front of mind for all of us," External link

patch Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "there's no question we're going to have a decent number of positive tests in spring training and the season" External link

patch Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "To me, it's much more about how quick we are to respond to that, the treatment options, the quarantining part of it, making sure it doesn't spread among the group," External link

patch Saturday, June 27, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there’s no question we’re going to have a decent number of positive tests in spring training and the season,” “It’s much more about how quick we are to respond to that, the treatment options, the quarantining part of it, making sure it doesn’t spread among the group. To the extent that we can contain it, and we have really good health and safety protocols in place, I think it’s something that collectively as a group we can manage” External link

ChinaPost Friday, June 26, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there’s no question we’re going to have a lot of positive tests in spring training and during the season,” External link

gazette Friday, June 26, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “For people who are concerned, we want to help with what is a really personal decision,” “We’ll learn more about this over the next week” External link

gazette Friday, June 26, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously this is a delicate subject and something that has been front of mind for all of us for the last four months,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve been asked almost daily about different politicians’ take on any given day,” “Our approach has remained the same – that things are seemingly changing day to day and it’s difficult to look too far out. But anything that is positive and pointing towards us being able to play games at Dodger Stadium is a good thing” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously we all expected to be doing something different today,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, March 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think we need to get into what does the season actually look like,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, March 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think everything’s on the table right now. I don’t think you can remove anything from the table at this point, just with the amount of unknowns,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, March 27, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “As things start to crystallize – and things are changing by the day – as things start to crystallize, we’ll start putting that in motion,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There are not a lot of questions we can answer now, but we are setting up channels of communication to keep people posted as we learn more,” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 14, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Were just working through it and give as much clarity as we can provide to everybody who is here,” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 14, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There’s been a lot of conversation,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Even last year, with all of the challenges that were documented, it was still a really good year. It was well above average for a reliever,” “Now, he had set such a high standard that relative to himself it was a disappointment. But it was still well above average. I think the point is just continuing to grow and have a better 2020 than he had in 2019 and the degree to which he does that I’m not sure. But I’m excited to watch” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He and I had a conversation in early September after he moved to the ’pen,” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I saw the headline and then we had someone actually listen to it,” “And he didn’t in that meeting demand anything and nor did he actually say he did in that interview” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ll kind of get him in and continue to observe and evaluate his pitches and where he is with just the consistency of secondary (pitches),” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The consistency of his secondary stuff is behind his 80 fastball,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ll kind of get him in and continue to observe and evaluate his pitches and where he is with just the consistency of secondary (pitches),” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The consistency of his secondary stuff is behind his 80 fastball,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “In 2017, in our opinion, he was one of the better starters in the National League. Then obviously the injuries set in,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think for me as long it’s consistent and for all 30 teams there’s that level playing field I don’t much care,” External link

dailynews Monday, February 24, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We had heard trash can. We had heard other ways – first name, last name, whistling,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s elite in every facet of the game,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think a big part of that was as we started the offseason we felt we had a real talented and deep team,” “So for us, our mindset was either to make some upside plays (players like Alex Wood, Jimmy Nelson and Blake Treinen) and beyond that the only way to improve our roster in our mind was to get an elite talent” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “My mindset is that we couldn’t be more excited to have Mookie in 2020,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s elite in every facet of the game,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think a big part of that was as we started the offseason we felt we had a real talented and deep team,” “So for us, our mindset was either to make some upside plays (players like Alex Wood, Jimmy Nelson and Blake Treinen) and beyond that the only way to improve our roster in our mind was to get an elite talent” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “My mindset is that we couldn’t be more excited to have Mookie in 2020,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our thing was putting ourselves in the best position to acquire the two guys we acquired,” “That had a lot of different combinations and a lot of different things that were potentials. The way it ended up playing out we're happy with” External link

foxnews Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We're hoping that he falls in love with the team, the city, the fans, and wants to be here for a long time,” External link

foxnews Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He embodies everything that we really value about a position player — the impact he has on defense, the instincts on the bases, in the batter's box,” External link

foxnews Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He would blush if he heard all the nice things,” External link

foxnews Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our thing was putting ourselves in the best position to acquire the two guys we acquired,” “That had a lot of different combinations and a lot of different things that were potentials. The way it ended up playing out we’re happy with” External link

dcourier Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re hoping that he falls in love with the team, the city, the fans, and wants to be here for a long time,” External link

dcourier Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He embodies everything that we really value about a position player — the impact he has on defense, the instincts on the bases, in the batter’s box,” External link

dcourier Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He would blush if he heard all the nice things,” External link

dcourier Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s elite in every facet of the game,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re hoping that he falls in love with the team, the city, the fans, and wants to be here for a long time,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our thing was putting ourselves in the best position to acquire the two guys we acquired,” “That had a lot of different combinations and a lot of different things that were potentials. The way it ended up playing out we're happy with” External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We're hoping that he falls in love with the team, the city, the fans, and wants to be here for a long time,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He embodies everything that we really value about a position player — the impact he has on defense, the instincts on the bases, in the batter's box,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He would blush if he heard all the nice things,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I'm feeling pretty intimidated by the police officers in this crowd," External link

wcvb Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I'm feeling pretty intimidated by the police officers in this crowd," "You laugh at that, and you think that's funny, but I have to live in this town and all of you drive around town with guns" External link

wcvb Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “What we are trying to do is not trade [certain players] for a short-term fix,” External link

forbes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “What we are trying to do is not trade [certain players] for a short-term fix,” External link

forbes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have a lot of talent, a lot of depth and a lot of versatility. Whenever that’s your jumping off point, it puts you in a good position,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have a lot of talent, a lot of depth and a lot of versatility. Whenever that’s your jumping off point, it puts you in a good position,” External link

dailynews Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “In my personal opinion, they have not,” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman explained : “People have often stereotyped about who needs help, but no one would want to be in their situation,” External link

13newsnow Friday, January 24, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There’s an outcome-based narrative with how things have happened vs. things that we have tried,” External link

masslive Thursday, December 26, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “All things considered, this settlement compares very favorably with those that have been approved in other data breach cases,” External link

dcourier Sunday, December 22, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I feel like from our standpoint, what we could control, I felt really good about how we handled it,” “There have been and there are going to be lots of times when someone’s first choice is the Dodgers and we get that advantage. When we don’t, we certainly understand it” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Gerrit Cole ) : “Obviously we had a lot of interest in Gerrit. At the end of the day, he chose to go to the Yankees,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 12, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “We’re viewing Kenley as our closer as we’re sitting here right now. I don’t see a scenario where that changes,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “We’re viewing Kenley as our closer as we’re sitting here right now. I don’t see a scenario where that changes,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There’s no question in my mind,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman acknowledged : “we’ve definitely had conversations about” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s put himself in this position to hit the free-agent market and get a feel for what’s out there and what makes the most sense for him and his family,” “Looking back, he’s been a big part of our success over the past couple years. I have a lot of respect for him. The confidence as an organization that we had every fifth day when he took the mound was real. Where that takes us at this point, I’m not sure. But we definitely have interest based on what he’s meant to us looking back” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Not surprisingly, JT’s mindset is – ‘Whatever puts us in the best position to win. Whatever, whenever,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Just knowing him, knowing his work ethic, knowing all he’ll put into it, coupled with when you play as much as he does, when you get on base as much as he does, nagging things pop up and I think they can have an effect on guys on defense – I’ll bet on him to put in the work this winter and be in a really good spot going into next year,” “That being said, I also anticipate him playing a lot and being on base a lot which means he could develop some nagging injuries from that. But I’ll bet on him to put himself in the best position” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Not surprisingly, JT’s mindset is – ‘Whatever puts us in the best position to win. Whatever, whenever,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Just knowing him, knowing his work ethic, knowing all he’ll put into it, coupled with when you play as much as he does, when you get on base as much as he does, nagging things pop up and I think they can have an effect on guys on defense – I’ll bet on him to put in the work this winter and be in a really good spot going into next year,” “That being said, I also anticipate him playing a lot and being on base a lot which means he could develop some nagging injuries from that. But I’ll bet on him to put himself in the best position” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there’s an outcome-based narrative of how things have happened versus things that we’ve tried,” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We talked when the offseason started about our jumping-off point going into the offseason was that we have payroll flexibility, a strong farm system and a group of talented players that had a chance to be here for a number of years. That is a strong foundation to enter into the offseason,” “So we have that flexibility whether it’s in the trade market or the free-agent market to aggressively explore ways for us to put ourselves in an even better position to win a championship” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I don’t feel like we need to shake things up just to shake things up,” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have the flexibility to explore adding really good players at a variety of different spots which just increases our chances of doing that,” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman confirmed : "There was just a lot of speculation at the time about it," External link

patch Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman told : "I think there are things that have existed since the beginning of time," External link

patch Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman added : “From our standpoint, being that we were one of the teams involved, it sounds like sour grapes for us to comment too much on this” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, November 13, 2019 9:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Yeah there was a lot going into it,” “During the playoffs, our advance team that was on Houston talked about it. There was a lot of speculation at the time about it” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Yu Darvish ) : “We had a player who was really good at picking up pitch-tipping type things and watched the Darvish outings and said you couldn’t sell out on something that Darvish was doing,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “My biggest thing is trying to make sure we have a sign system that our guys feel comfortable with, that won’t create mass paranoia,” “We want our players going out and playing the game and not being bogged down by that. You have to do something on the front end to make them feel as comfortable as possible with different signs. From our standpoint, it’s trying to make it as small of a distraction as possible” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There are times where you would prefer to shift both eyes on the present,” External link

masslive Saturday, October 26, 2019 2:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think human nature is to want to be the hero, which I totally understand,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think human nature is to want to be the hero, which I totally understand,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Frankly, I was surprised by the question,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Will Smith ) : “Russ came in and fit a role extremely well for us – just great veteran presence,” “Did a lot for Barnesy, did a lot for Will Smith. At this point I think with our catching depth it’s a more difficult fit, but that doesn’t mean things won’t play out in a different way” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think it’s one of those things where he feels good and there were decent chunks of time where everything kind of synced up and his stuff was objectively better and other times where he struggled more,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think as far as a jumping-off point to have the returning talent that we have, to have the financial flexibility we have, the depth in house in terms of trade options, I think it gives us a lot of flexibility and I think it’s something where everything is on the table,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “At this point, it’s just finalizing it,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, he’s meant a lot to this organization for a long time and he still will going forward,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I can’t remember being around a group that was as committed to doing everything they could to win a World Series,” External link

forbes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "There were decent chunks of time this year when everything synced up and his stuff was objectively better, and other times he struggled more," "I think it's about his delivery. The focus will be to lock that down and repeat more consistently. I'm excited of what he's capable of next year. His role, I don't exactly know right now" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 15, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

eagletribune Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : “When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it’s one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October,” “In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, October 15, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

wftv Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

seattlepi Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it’s one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October,” “In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Dave Roberts ) : "When the season ends as abruptly as it did, and it's one of the more painful losses that I can remember, the whole thing is focusing on how we get to winning those 11 games in October," "In our mind Dave is absolutely a part of that" External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "There were decent chunks of time this year when everything synced up and his stuff was objectively better, and other times he struggled more," "I think it's about his delivery. The focus will be to lock that down and repeat more consistently. I'm excited of what he's capable of next year. His role, I don't exactly know right now" External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Frankly, I was surprised by the question,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "By and large, the body of work is very strong," External link

afp-en Tuesday, October 15, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Mark Pryor ) : “Fortunately we’ve been able to have Mark Prior around and have him build up relationships,” “So my assumption is he will slide into that. But those specific things haven’t been worked out yet” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Bob has been a big part of our success, is as good a bench coach as I’ve been around,” “I think with all the openings out there it’s definitely a possibility (that he leaves the Dodgers). If so — tough loss for the Dodgers, good for him personally” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We are thrilled to expand our footprint into early literacy and partner with Square Panda,” External link

businesswire Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The dynamic within the group, the camaraderie, the business-like approach in what they do,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’m not sure there’s a clear answer to that,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I feel like we made a lot of really aggressive bids in the last few days,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 7:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “When Strip left the game last week, we started talking about him taking Strip’s spot,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the important part is – and it’s why we focused on the very top end of the market and weren’t as focused on the middle part of the market – that we had some very talented arms both in the big leagues and in Triple-A that we felt were ready to get a shot and an opportunity,” “So our approach over these next two months is to put our guys in the best positions to succeed and evaluate and get at what we think is the best pitching staff at that point we can put together” External link

dailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our thing is there’s no downside,” “I think Walker’s experience in 2017 helped him in 2018. So there’s either near-term value and long-term value or just long-term value. Either way, we see it as a win” External link

dailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “All our focus is shifted to going through our guys at the major league level, the minor leagues, to figure out our plan of attack, to figure out that right combination for October,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve got really talented arms, some in the big leagues some in the minor leagues, that we’re going to spend two months trying to find out the right combination,” “It won’t be a lack of talent. We’re going to throw some high-quality arms at it. We feel good about our ability to do that” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:50:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : “I would argue we’ve traded more prospects than any team in baseball the past four years,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : “Yeah, I think a guy that we feel profiles really well against a left-handed hitter in October is the most obvious fit for us,” “It doesn’t have to be left-hander in that we don’t limit our search to just left-handed relievers. It’s hard enough to line up on trades, even more so when you have very few targets. So a right-handed pitcher who matches up really well against a left-handed hitter and is more balanced fits as well” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We are working feverishly, just like the other 29 teams right now, to do everything in our power to add and augment this group of guys that we have a very high level of belief in – meaning our 25-man roster really and our 40-man roster,” “So any way we can improve we’re going to be as aggressive to improve as we have in the past” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman admitted : "Every year, going into the year, the bullpen performance is what keeps me up at night," External link

longbeachstar Friday, July 5, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “No. I mean, with Strip and Julio and Ferg and the guys we have in the minor leagues and with Rich’s prognosis, I don’t see it being an area where we spend a lot of energy,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Like I’ve said in the past, a lot of our energy and focus is on helping each of our internal guys perform better and they have, which is great,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Yeah, I think he’s earned that opportunity,” External link

dailynews Friday, June 21, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman told : “We’re not doing it. We haven’t done it to this point consistently enough,” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There have been like eight outings where he’s had bad outings,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 7, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have certainly had stretches this year where our bullpen has not performed up to our expectations,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 7, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Lining up on trades is never easy,” “We’ll operate on dual tracks of doing everything we can to get our existing guys better while canvassing the market. The answer will kind of fall out of doing both of those things” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 7, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think human nature is to go to a very negative place,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "They run an extremely thorough process, and after going through it, they made the decision to reinstate," "It's tough for us to elaborate much right now, but one thing we do know is it's not standard for them to reinstate after just the seven days, so that says something to us. We hopefully will know more in the next couple of weeks" External link

foxnews Wednesday, May 22, 2019 2:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think human nature is to go to a very negative place,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "They run an extremely thorough process, and after going through it, they made the decision to reinstate," "It's tough for us to elaborate much right now, but one thing we do know is it's not standard for them to reinstate after just the seven days, so that says something to us. We hopefully will know more in the next couple of weeks" External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 22, 2019 1:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman recalls ( about Jimmy Rollins ) : “Jimmy Rollins hits that big three-run home run and 50,000 people erupted,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says ( about Bay Rays ) : “I enjoyed every minute of my time in Tampa Bay and loved the challenge. I had just reached a point in my career where I wanted to throw myself into the deep end in terms of having to re-think how I do my job,” “Certain aspects would be important to maintain and other things I would have to re-wire how my brain processes different things” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman recalls ( about Jimmy Rollins ) : “Jimmy Rollins hits that big three-run home run and 50,000 people erupted,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says ( about Bay Rays ) : “I enjoyed every minute of my time in Tampa Bay and loved the challenge. I had just reached a point in my career where I wanted to throw myself into the deep end in terms of having to re-think how I do my job,” “Certain aspects would be important to maintain and other things I would have to re-wire how my brain processes different things” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I remember thinking, ‘Okay, maybe I’m a fool for being as positive as I’ve been,’” “The math kind of started to sink in on what it would take for us to win the division at that point. That was probably the lowest point of the year” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “That made me feel more confident,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The narrative is loud [that the season is lost], and rightfully so,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Good players play well over time,” “It was just kind of an imperfect storm to that point where on nights that we pitched well we didn’t hit, and on nights that we hit we didn’t pitch well. In sequencing and timing, it was as off as you can ever have it, which was a lot of randomness. I think the fact that there was no panic allowed our guys to focus on the things that were productive and conducive to winning” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “My hope is to never go through it again,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have a really mature group that has totally bought in to our hitting guys and our offensive approach,” “For me personally, I like when guys can move the baseball and have a different mindset when they get to two strikes. By and large, guys don’t have a lot of offensive success with two strikes. Trying to do damage and catching something one out of 10 at-bats with two strikes – let’s move the baseball and make positive things happen in other ways” External link

longbeachstar Saturday, April 27, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have a really mature group that has totally bought in to our hitting guys and our offensive approach,” “For me personally, I like when guys can move the baseball and have a different mindset when they get to two strikes. By and large, guys don’t have a lot of offensive success with two strikes. Trying to do damage and catching something one out of 10 at-bats with two strikes – let’s move the baseball and make positive things happen in other ways” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We have a really mature group that has totally bought in to our hitting guys and our offensive approach,” “For me personally, I like when guys can move the baseball and have a different mindset when they get to two strikes. By and large, guys don’t have a lot of offensive success with two strikes. Trying to do damage and catching something one out of 10 at-bats with two strikes – let’s move the baseball and make positive things happen in other ways” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s hard for me to comment on, not being mired in the day to day and knowing the specifics,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : “I’ve known Joc since 2015 and everything we have challenged him on in the batter’s box, he’s met the challenge,” “There aren’t too many guys with his kind of power production that have improved their contact rate every year, year over year, which speaks to his ability to focus on areas of improvement while maintaining his strengths” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 23, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously we have more information today than we had 12 years ago,” External link

chicagotribune Monday, April 22, 2019 10:45:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The past two off-seasons, I’ve spent the first four to six weeks like an H.R. director,” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he handled it pretty well. I mean, it’s hard for a young player,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he handled it pretty well. I mean, it’s hard for a young player,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 27, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s not lost on anybody that we haven’t won a World Series,” “It’s obviously everything that we set out to do and in our minds, it’s much harder to win a World Series if you don’t win your division. So we want to continue that streak as long as possible and keep putting ourselves in position to win multiple championships. That’s our mindset” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “For us, our biggest focus coming into this year was consistency and trying to have our talent play out on a nightly basis as frequently as we can,” “The more we’re able to do that, the more likely it is that we’ll do that in October which will put us in a better position to win the 11 games we need to – if we’re fortunate enough to get there” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Last year was probably the most talented team I’ve ever been around, but it didn’t necessarily perform like that on a nightly basis,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “When we’re going through player personnel moves, I lean on Doc and ask his opinion,” “And I value and appreciate his vantage point, which isn’t as mired in what I’m doing. And just like during the season I blast my thoughts on certain things, and there are a lot of times we disagree. That’s great. That’s what makes the world go round. But it’s no different in terms of that partnership and how it plays out during the season or in the offseason” External link

chicagotribune Sunday, March 24, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Rich is something that we expect to be short term,” “In his mind, he’s ready to go tomorrow. But we’re going to take a little time and make sure that we get it under control and put him in the best position to hit the ground running from that point” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 23, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Kersh is coming along well. Every check point we’ve had so far, he has dominated,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 23, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Julio Urias ) : “The thing we know with Julio is we can’t run him out there every fifth day for the entire season and hopefully October,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 23, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Clayton Kershaw ) : “I think there’s still a dominant version of Kershaw,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “With Kersh, you can always say he overdid things, every day of every week, and every month,” “He likes to work. He didn’t feel great about his delivery, his execution. He always likes to do more. I think part of what makes him the greatest pitcher since I’ve been alive is his desire to be the greatest pitcher in generations. He’s motivated by greatness. It’s not just something he desires. It’s something he works as hard at as anyone I’ve ever been around” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “With a lot of great pitchers, we’ve seen changes in repertoire as they get into their 30s, and it’s just a natural evolution that I think we’ll see with Kersh,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he could contend for a Gold Glove defensively,” “It’s just about getting him to that point offensively where there’s more of the consistency that we think is in there” External link

longbeachstar Sunday, March 3, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he could contend for a Gold Glove defensively,” “It’s just about getting him to that point offensively where there’s more of the consistency that we think is in there” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 3, 2019 9:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the biggest thing is Kersh is not the most patient person in the world,” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Right now we have some time on our side so we should use it and just continue to have dialogue and figure it out,” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Those are all questions I don’t exactly know the answer to,” “I think we’re just kind of taking it day by day. We’ll get him back out there tomorrow and continue to assess and figure out when we can get into a progression” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I certainly understand the questions. But we can’t really know until we let some time play out with it,” “He’s doing better now than he was a week ago. That’s a good thing” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s a guy that we’ve admired from afar for a while,” “Some pop from the left side, some versatility. Just depending on how things play out, it adds a layer of depth with a quality major-league player” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously he took down a pretty heavy workload last year,” “He had a good winter and we’re easing him into it” External link

dailynews Friday, March 1, 2019 12:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : “Simply said, when you’re evaluating an offensive player, guys that are passive on pitches outside the strike zone, aggressive on pitches inside the strike zone then have barrel accuracy, are able to square up balls, I think that’s a really good jumping off point,” “And Russell demonstrated all of those things last year” External link

dailynews Tuesday, February 26, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman explains : “It was just more of a trajectory issue,” “Just his curiosity coupled with our hitting guys we feel confident that we can get that angle up a little bit. And it’s not about fly balls. It’s just get the ball off the ground some. Let’s shoot gaps, hit more line drives. To have the barrel accuracy he has and the ability to still impact balls, we feel like there’s some upside there” External link

dailynews Tuesday, February 26, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Manny Machado ) : “Clearly that is not the case, and the rhythm of a negotiation can play out in different ways and obviously (Machado’s) took a little longer,” “But ultimately he got a very strong contract, as he should” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, February 26, 2019 3:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Each market is unique, and each market has its own challenges,” External link

forbes Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Each market is unique, and each market has its own challenges,” External link

forbes Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously, from an organizational standpoint, as many guys that you have who are really good against left-handed and right-handed pitching, is great,” External link

dailynews Monday, February 18, 2019 2:02:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think part of it is the passion that our fans have. It’s both a blessing and a curse in that everyone has an opinion,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he can impact any area he decides to spend a lot of time on,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Russell Martin ) : “Bringing Martin back, just him getting up to speed with our guys, the early returns have been unbelievable,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think part of it is the passion that our fans have. It’s both a blessing and a curse in that everyone has an opinion,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think he can impact any area he decides to spend a lot of time on,” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “A big focus for us this offseason was ‘How do you achieve more consistency?’ ” “I think the team last year was the most talented team I have ever been around. But for a host of reasons, some bad luck, some real, we weren’t as consistent. And I think a big thing for us is to avoid the games where we score zero, one or two runs. As often as we can, score three or more and we will win a lot of games doing that, especially with our pitching staff” External link

longbeachstar Monday, February 11, 2019 11:55:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “A big focus for us this offseason was ‘How do you achieve more consistency?’ ” “I think the team last year was the most talented team I have ever been around. But for a host of reasons, some bad luck, some real, we weren’t as consistent. And I think a big thing for us is to avoid the games where we score zero, one or two runs. As often as we can, score three or more and we will win a lot of games doing that, especially with our pitching staff” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, February 11, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “A big focus for us this offseason was ‘How do you achieve more consistency?’ ” “I think the team last year was the most talented team I have ever been around. But for a host of reasons, some bad luck, some real, we weren’t as consistent. And I think a big thing for us is to avoid the games where we score zero, one or two runs. As often as we can, score three or more and we will win a lot of games doing that, especially with our pitching staff” External link

dailynews Monday, February 11, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “The consistency is something we’re going to harp on a lot,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re optimistic and he’s done everything he can to this point,” “But until he gets into games and bounces back and plays the next day, it’s just guesswork right now. We feel as good as we can on Jan. 26. And it’ll take until we get in to spring training, ramp him up, and how he’s bouncing back. We expect him to be full-go on opening day, but we’re always prepared if we need to ease him in” External link

longbeachstar Monday, January 28, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Obviously he’s missed some time over the last few years and as we dug into it the question is ‘Is it predictive as you look forward?’” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 27, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," External link

CBC Sunday, January 13, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

kiro7 Saturday, January 12, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

kiro7 Saturday, January 12, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

wftv Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

wftv Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

wsoctv Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

wsoctv Saturday, January 12, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was really excited about it," "LA holds a special place in his heart. He wants to win a championship and he talked about how he'll do anything you guys want" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, January 12, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We're excited about bringing Russell on board," "Kind of coming full circle for him. He is still really good at what he does behind the plate, a grinder at the plate. I feel like he will team up with Austin to be a really good duo behind the plate" External link

actionnewsjax Saturday, January 12, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Marriott ) : “Marriott’s post-breach response plan was wholly inadequate, and we intend to hold the company accountable for its failings,” External link

4-traders Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:34:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “That’s a very deep question,” “Obviously he’s made a tremendous impact on this team, on this community, he’s an electric talent” External link

highlandstoday Sunday, December 23, 2018 9:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, December 22, 2018 6:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think if you look back over last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster," "This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, December 22, 2018 6:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was not a functional roster," "It's a deal that makes sense" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, December 22, 2018 6:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We are in position right now where we still feel like we have a really good team, but I feel like we want to continue to add to it before we get to spring training," "What exactly that looks like, I'm not sure yet. But I do think we gained some flexibility, we strengthened our system, and we put us in position to kind of evaluate those things as they come up" External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was a situation that I think was not a functional roster," "The depth that we had was all concentrated at the major league level. We had a lot of different conversations involving a lot of different guys, and this was a deal that we felt like made the most sense. It does add some flexibility, which is helpful. But we're trying to put together the best roster that we can to win a World Series" External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It's Dec. 21, and we still have a lot of runway left until spring training," "We'll still be focused on ways to improve our team from now to then" External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal,” External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think if you look back over last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster,” “This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense” External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was not a functional roster,” “It’s a deal that makes sense” External link

longbeachstar Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, December 22, 2018 11:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think if you look back over the last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster," "This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, December 22, 2018 11:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was not a functional roster," "It's a deal that makes sense" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, December 22, 2018 11:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, December 22, 2018 8:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think if you look back over last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster,” “This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, December 22, 2018 8:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was not a functional roster,” “It’s a deal that makes sense” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, December 22, 2018 8:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal," External link

cjonline Saturday, December 22, 2018 5:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think if you look back over last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster," "This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense" External link

cjonline Saturday, December 22, 2018 5:18:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It was to grant him his release, more of fitting into the overall construct of the deal," External link

charlotteobserver Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I think if you look back over last few years, a hallmark of our teams has been depth on our roster," "This put us in position with a surplus in the outfield and pitching. A big focus was to figure out moves on those fronts that made sense" External link

charlotteobserver Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "If you look at our rotation and outfield four hours ago, it was not a functional roster," "It's a deal that makes sense" External link

charlotteobserver Saturday, December 22, 2018 3:49:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman told : “We have a fairly high kind of jumping-off point — as you look around the field, we feel good about virtually everywhere on the field,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, December 13, 2018 2:12:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think the fact that he had spent multiple years here (as a consultant), had connected with a lot of our guys, I think those relationships help,” “He’s worked with so many hitters throughout baseball. A number of our guys got texts from players on other teams telling them how lucky they were. It helped them buy in” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 13, 2018 7:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there’s a lot of opportunity for left-handed hitters to bunt more against the shift, which I think would get the opposing defenses to relax their defensive alignment some,” “I think it gets back to the specific hitter – how well they’re able to manipulate the bat, what kind of profile are they? I think there’s a lot of factors that go into it. But I think any time we can take one of our hitters and make them a better hitter without giving away their strengths, I’m all in” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s just that some guys aren’t comfortable with it and feel like they are going to square around on a pitch they could have hit really hard,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 13, 2018 6:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Every development hurdle we’ve thrown at him, he’s handled extremely well,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We don’t feel like it is in their best interest to start on Opening Day,” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman told : “We have a fairly high kind of jumping-off point — as you look around the field, we feel good about virtually everywhere on the field,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, December 13, 2018 4:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s interesting. I had this conversation with a couple people,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “If you look at last year and how well he pitched and I would bet on his stuff, his execution being better next year – and he had that much success,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’m confident we’ll work something out,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It’s interesting. I had this conversation with a couple people,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 7:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “If you look at last year and how well he pitched and I would bet on his stuff, his execution being better next year – and he had that much success,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 7:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’m confident we’ll work something out,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 12, 2018 7:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’d be surprised if that were the case,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 4:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “He’s done everything he possibly can to show he’s more than ready for a lot of playing time at the major-league level,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 4:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “switched gears from rehabbing to training,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 4:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I saw him the other day. He looked great,” “He’s in a great frame of mind” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 4:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “They’re talented enough where things will line up and make sense that works out well for our team and an acquiring team. So I’d be surprised if that were the case,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Alex is a really good baseball player,” “He’s got really good instincts for the game. I think any time you’re talking about a prospect, there’s always risk in how those skills will translate to the major league level. But I think with him, it’s a much higher floor than most. With the bat-to-ball skills he has, feel for the game, the instincts and his ability to make adjustments on the fly” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’re encouraged by where he’s at,” “Obviously, we’ll know a lot more as we get into January, as he really ramps up his baseball skills” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I saw him the other day and he looks great,” “He’s in a great frame of mind. He’s working out and it went as well as we could’ve hoped” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I’d be surprised if that were the case,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We feel really good about our talent level and feel like we’re in a position where we have some depth to entertain different conversations and possibly reallocate that depth in different ways,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “switched gears from rehabbing to training,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I saw him the other day. He looked great,” “He’s in a great frame of mind” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 11, 2018 6:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve had a number of conversations with teams and agents and have a list of target players at the various spots we’re looking to address and are having fluid conversations on those fronts,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 8:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve made offers on guys where we would have spent on guys in the bullpen,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 8:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve had a number of conversations with teams and agents and have a list of target players at the various spots we’re looking to address and are having fluid conversations on those fronts,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 7:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve made offers on guys where we would have spent on guys in the bullpen,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 7:42:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We’ve got a really talented group of people in the office,” “Everyone’s kind of stepped up and done a little bit more” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 2:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “There was a real rhythm Farhan and I had gotten into,” “Farhan and I didn’t delineate things in perfectly clear ways. We just worked together, divided and conquered. If as we were working together one of us was kind of diving into something to focus on, the other would go focus on something else. It wasn’t necessarily perfectly laid out like, ‘These are your responsibilities and this is what I’m focusing on.’ So now, it’s just been involving more people in things and going at it that way” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 9, 2018 2:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I was heartbroken I swore off baseball,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 4:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Craig Biggio ) : “Probably a Craig Biggio helmet from when he was catching,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 4:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I was heartbroken — I swore off baseball,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I was heartbroken — I swore off baseball,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Craig Biggio ) : “Probably a Craig Biggio helmet from when he was catching,” External link

nytimes Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : "I don't think until you live it you can really know it," External link

cnn Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : "I wondered coming over how that would work," External link

cnn Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : "I have zero issues with high expectations," "In fact, I prefer them. It's much better than the alternative. It's been a long time since we've won a World Series in Los Angeles. That's what they want, and I don't blame them" External link

cnn Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:37:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “We don’t ever think of it as, ‘Is this sustainable?’ ” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “I think there’s a lot of rationalization that was going on,” “At least the way my mind works” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It would’ve been really easy for him at some point along the way to crack, and he didn’t at all,” “And it wasn’t just his public persona either. It was also the way he handled things in the clubhouse. I think it rubbed off on our players. Their level of preparation, their focus, really didn’t change” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “Our offense went into a little bit of a funk, which we believe very strongly in our offensive players, so that didn’t really concern me,” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “And then it ended up lasting another seven or eight days,” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It just didn’t have the effect on our clubhouse that I think people would have feared if you would have said, ‘This is what’s going to play out,’ ” “I think most people would assume that there’s going to be a lot of residual bad effects from that. There really weren’t, which is really a testament to our group” External link

denverpost Monday, October 23, 2017 8:41:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “People already have out-of-pocket damages for additional credit monitoring and for credit freezes. We don’t know what’s happening with the data,” External link

seattletimes Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "The notion that no one is harmed yet is premature," External link

startribune Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:38:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “JT has been, and will continue to be, a vital part of the Dodgers on the field, in the clubhouse and in the community,” External link

japantimes Saturday, December 24, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It seems like it would be in his best interest to allow people of all opinions to read, see and hear all that he has to say," External link

smh Tuesday, December 6, 2016 5:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Like all of our guys, we have exit physicals and conversations with trainers and doctors," External link

sltrib Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He's been a big part of our past success and we hope he's part of our future success," External link

sltrib Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "there are definitely scenarios in which we look pretty similar" "We have a lot of talented players that are free agents and I expect we'll have ongoing dialogue with essentially each and every one of them," External link

sltrib Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was obviously a major part of our success this year, and we were also able to build him up in a way that was extremely helpful as we look forward," "Next year we'll probably still have some type of restrictions and things we'll need to be mindful of. But this year definitely kind of hit the mark with what we wanted to do" External link

sltrib Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "there are definitely scenarios in which we look pretty similar" "We have a lot of talented players that are free agents and I expect we'll have ongoing dialogue with essentially each and every one of them," External link

usnews Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He was obviously a major part of our success this year, and we were also able to build him up in a way that was extremely helpful as we look forward," "Next year we'll probably still have some type of restrictions and things we'll need to be mindful of. But this year definitely kind of hit the mark with what we wanted to do" External link

usnews Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "I don't know the answer to that yet," External link

upi Thursday, September 1, 2016 8:38:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : “It just seems wrong to sell to the highest bidder,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, July 13, 2016 1:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Obviously that will be a big first step," External link

daytondailynews Monday, July 4, 2016 1:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Whenever somebody has anything in the back, the core strengthening helps with the back in that process of when you start throwing, which obviously is what everybody cares about," External link

daytondailynews Monday, July 4, 2016 1:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He's worked really hard and played really hard, and ultimately that takes a toll on your body," External link

tampabay Monday, June 6, 2016 4:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "It's never as easy thing to do, but not surprisingly, he was a tremendous pro about it," External link

tampabay Monday, June 6, 2016 4:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "He's worked really hard and played really hard, and ultimately that takes a toll on your body," External link

sltrib Sunday, June 5, 2016 11:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman said ( about Carl Crawford ) : "It's never as easy thing to do, but not surprisingly, he was a tremendous pro about it," "It's definitely not from a lack of work ethic. Carl was one of the most dynamic players in baseball. Just an elite athlete, really good bat-to-ball skills, tremendous defender" External link

sltrib Sunday, June 5, 2016 11:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : "I want them to know the passion we have for winning," External link

latimes Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says : "Any 'us versus them,' that's not there," "We're going to explain things, talk through things, take a pragmatic approach to winning games" External link

latimes Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman says ( about Don Mattingly ) : "Don has a job and that's to manage our 25-man roster and deploy them on a nightly basis for what gives us the best chance to win, but there will obviously be debate over what that means, and there should be," "Donnie is so mired in the day-to-day stuff that sometimes he doesn't see things as clearly, while other times he has his finger much more on the pulse than we do. It's all about us listening to each other" External link

latimes Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:42:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "There are a lot of games to go around," External link

latimes Saturday, February 21, 2015 5:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Pretty certain that this is the extent of it," External link

latimes Friday, February 20, 2015 4:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "Had it happened, he would have missed significantly more time than the eight to 12 weeks," External link

latimes Friday, February 20, 2015 4:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "The one characteristic we value the most is the ability to miss bats," External link

latimes Wednesday, February 11, 2015 5:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Friedman said : "We like to diversify the looks we have in the bullpen — balance right-handed and left-handed options, guys that can put the ball on the ground," External link

latimes Wednesday, February 11, 2015 5:05:00 AM EAT



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executive11.54%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
president17.31%EN10/23/201723/10/2017
chief3.85%EN09/20/201720/09/2017
vice president3.85%EN09/18/201718/09/2017
boss11.54%EN01/24/201724/01/2017
manager3.85%EN01/09/201709/01/2017
general manager1.92%EN01/09/201709/01/2017
team president1.92%EN10/15/201615/10/2016
owner1.92%EN07/12/201612/07/2016
spokesman for new york5.77%EN01/15/201415/01/2014
executive vice president5.77%EN11/13/201313/11/2013
spokesman23.08%EN08/26/201326/08/2013
executive director5.77%EN07/18/201318/07/2013
director1.92%EN12/17/200917/12/2009
Names Lang Count
Andrew FriedmanEN98.77%
Andrew FriedmanES1.23%
Andrew FriedmannFR0.00%


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Clayton Kershaw said ( about Andrew Friedman ) : “It’s just a great team,” “I think top to bottom Andrew did a great job. He put together a great group of guys. We’ve got, I think, a great clubhouse. Everybody seems to get along pretty well. A lot of guys who can make people laugh, which I think is important. You’ve got a lot of guys who are down to business, which is important. And you got a ton of talent, which is really important” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Clayton Kershaw said ( about Andrew Friedman ) : “It’s just a great team,” “I think top to bottom Andrew did a great job. He put together a great group of guys. We’ve got, I think, a great clubhouse. Everybody seems to get along pretty well. A lot of guys who can make people laugh, which I think is important. You’ve got a lot of guys who are down to business, which is important. And you got a ton of talent, which is really important” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Andrew Friedman ) : “When Andrew brought that as a possibility, obviously you get excited,” “You get curious. It wasn’t a straight line, but ultimately, it got done. I know, speaking for the coaches, the players and the fans, it’s an exciting day” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Jerry Dipoto said ( about Andrew Friedman ) : "It's a good group going back to (former baseball chief) Andrew Friedman and I do just enjoy talking baseball with them," "We may have a half-hour phone call and five minutes revolves around the players we're discussing" External link

tampabay Saturday, February 25, 2017 4:47:00 AM EAT

Don Mattingly said ( about Andrew Friedman ) : "No matter who is the boss, you've got to do the job, and if you're not doing the job, you're in trouble," "I look at it like, this is a bit of a re-set for all of us, I welcome the way Andrew and Farhan do things, they've got a well-rounded view of our players, I'll learn from all of them and we'll move forward together" External link

latimes Sunday, February 22, 2015 5:56:00 AM EAT