http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/qa-mark- ... and-bombs/
The teams I’ve played for have basically told me to play my game. Whether they’ve meant it or not, they’ve all told me they don’t want me to change my approach and aggressive nature. Especially this organization. [General manager] Chris [Antonetti] and Tito [manager Terry Francona] — especially Tito — have made that clear. He’s said I’m in the lineup to do damage — to drive in runs and make shit happen — not hit grounders.