BJ The Chicago Kid: "More hard work. I already work hard, and I’m seeing more ways that I can work harder. I can’t think about nothing else but the hard work, but I don’t know what to expect from it. I can’t wait to go to work, but I don’t know what my check is going to look like. It’s trusting that blind side of falling in love with the music.

"I feel like that’s the best way to bring real music back, the most honest try ever. And if you swing with your eyes closed then you just have to have good timing when the ball’s coming. Bill Cartwright had the ugliest shot, but we won championships. It’s so true. I just understand there are different recipes to cook up winning dishes. But I’m testing out seasoning, cutting up onions, all of that."