Quotes > 2002

"I would at least like returned phone calls or responses. Everybody else [other teams bidding for his services] has found time to respond and the Braves haven't. It's puzzling to me. It makes me wonder how much I do fit into their plans, if at all. I don't think it's the best way to treat people who've been in the organization as long as John [Smoltz] and I have.

"I don't think it's hard to pick up the phone and at least have a response. [With the Braves] it's been pretty much ignore what's out there, don't respond at all. I don't understand it. I'm at a loss for words. If I don't fit into their plans, pick up the phone and tell me. I'm a big boy"
--Glavine on the silence/negotiating strategy of the Braves front office.

"I've never seen him like that. He's a stoic person on the mound, but he's an emotional guy. He didn't get a lot of sleep. It is a tough decision. People are so ... everyone who says it was about the money; if they could see him at home ... he changes diapers. Plays with Barbies. . . . "I'm going to get in trouble for that one."
--Chris Glavine, on her husband's decision to choose the Mets