I missed the sign, it was my fault.
I have all of my confidence back. The manager gives me an opportunity to play. He trusts me. I feel like I'm part of the team. I feel so comfortable. I needed something. I needed new faces, a new team. I'm glad I'm here.
[Olivo praised Padres hitting coach Dave Magadan, who, as a minor league instructor, had given Olivo good grades when the 6-foot, 220-pounder was hitting line drives up the middle for Chicago's Double-A club.] Here, the hitting coach said see the ball and hit it, and swing how you want to, ... That's what I'm doing now.
My dream is to play every day for a winning club, ... This is my chance to show what I can do. But Ramon Hernandez is the man here.
Ramon's the man here, ... I just try to take advantage of the opportunity when they call on me.
Here, the hitting coach said see the ball and hit it, and swing how you want to. That's what I'm doing now.
[Dominican fans] are going to be mad. But I'm new, and I've got to learn the pitchers.
Before the game yesterday, I talked to Miguel Tejada. I explained to him what was going on. He said, 'You have to take care of your family first.' I want to be there, but I have to take care of business here.
I have to relax and wait for the ball to come to me.