"It's fascinating to me regarding the second guessing because the only reality I know is that we won. That's the one reality that I do know. We have oftentimes talked about outcome. If you had done something differently, would it have turned out better? But better than winning, I don't know what that is.
"And furthermore, y'all know me, the people that are on me all the time, the way we worked that last game was prepared before the game began.
"When it comes down to Jon Lester, he did a great job. Not just a good job, he did a great job during his time in the game. Aroldis [Chapman] gives up a homer and it wasn't based on velocity, it was based on location. Those are the kind of things -- you can't control the narrative when the game is in the progress.