Nice not to join us with more on Bob Melvin in the -- great season. While 2.5 three ERE this year Christ 24 save brilliant yet from the fans are right do crazy win the game -- Baltimore how are -- today grant. Good good thank you thank you so much free time here in Florida right now correct. -- Are. You gonna get over back two Australian all laws in the offseason. Yeah actually I am -- middle. Here on the news about your -- after a little bit. Yeah play your birthday is -- Debbie for your birthday than right. I'll be back here that. Editor -- picture that's so important. Yeah green ball four with a son at a five point -- -- -- how happy were you I know that Bob Melvin and you you know this time when he ticket out of the closer role which are back in and what a great manager but how happy were you that Bob Melvin was named manager of the year yesterday. -- very hypocritical between the ball in it strictly the united coming in general. Your organization Tuesday mature and has great history and now you're out of -- he would. That being where we wanted to be a bit. You know all those -- the great turnaround brick. Come back yeah it's very you know -- To elect to have -- is the -- -- -- We have about publicly and -- incumbent -- at the end. A pension -- -- somewhat of a lot which is. Rather than. There are so many guys and you're certainly one of them about a you could say the a's don't win it without this guy or that guy or that guy. That said how important was bomb level what do you think was the most important thing he did. In contributing to your success this year. The united cystic that on the play the game. But it's go out there keeps call bounced loose. Your this you know -- like. You know he jumped on the line every day in the united it's is that competent big cities you know posting regular guys -- -- modular rhetoric these guys. You help them on the -- them. And treatment. And what they'll capable also learned. And I just elaborate because they're -- -- -- And -- These are very professional and so here's the ball popular what's. That's that's a good example for everybody and and I expect that our -- -- -- Grant you guys began the season in the land -- yes cal I against the Mariners with a totally different infield. And Kurt Suzuki catching I'm wondering your opinion. What was the greatest challenge Bo Mel faced. -- It's -- -- -- -- yet about chomping at. You know covenant in the season policy got a budget. Dispute on 9/11 of them than -- rookies Amanda. -- -- And that he would their way and keep them -- positive -- when you know when you have to back games. In -- thing. In my gun back to triple to make it. You know look like. Keep together positive. Or advocate -- the very end and now in the Kurdish problem important moment. That up on. When you are watching the World Series and you saw Detroit basically roll over and play dead was that frustrating for you knowing how close you were to be in the World Series with a legitimate chance at talents ever to -- There was then I'm in control of the bear area the Seattle based series and the giant and I go to Google and I'll look -- And you know. Frustrating. Note to. Through the Yankees to. You know and I would have played out -- done -- to see that the try to get through and then. And noticing with a lot. Ten they. And adult with a local in the matchup. -- -- -- with a -- 95 point seven the game by the way congratulations. The -- exercising your option a's fans thrilled with that. How happy are you but the fact that your back with the -- next year. Yeah I'm excited about the VA's great. Like these not so long as small that. I could be down. So from the what can talk and and organize something out of the longer until later in the -- players' organization. Are people there in bed in the right direction of a -- assured mark you're not Leon. Would go to experience and got more experience and I think that. That's bigger bigger better things to come in Oakland. Not really really good on this virtually. You know and and the Soviet and greater -- epic that it was. I actually saw it and won't close and also one. Grant was and also different the way it -- -- we talked about it and a quite a bit you guys. Literally some of the guys said their goodbyes right up there on the field in front of the fans that doesn't happen very often. Did it feel a little bit different in that you at least have a thought that you're gonna see a lot of these guys again next season. Yeah I mean enough. In fact I was in Europe and -- -- week are -- at a party could retain its going to be pretty much the same to him. I'll vote soon resigned -- followed they're going to be there. You know Richard -- and Patricia on. -- also -- -- a -- a couple of experts. Which is pretty normal and then they called us. That's you know for the most relatively the same guys separate the I'm not excited -- not so so great so. And and they want land you very professional there's so. You get the World Baseball Classic coming up to Tony thirteen which changes the spring training a little bit how does that affect the way you go buy your off season. With a torn city about it. The other possibility that a part poet. In that. That -- the story out bottom essential that out of stigma. Typically and I. The -- that boat in. That now China bistro all of this scenario the pretend they are too great to stick out. You're not alone so that the second inaugurate. Come December January. Maybe we get to a black clean about oh or was slow wind the save. Right here it AT&T park where the final going to be grant. You you look it up pretty good -- And I wonder if the Aussie fans would pick up on the Belfour rage if we heeded little talent and the WDC writer. Together those guys I'm -- not -- The party. I've actually seen some tweets this morning grant from some of the right field crew excited you on the radio and certainly wish you the best in this off season. Our -- all right -- have a -- offseason we'll talk to since there. All right the -- relief ace. Ample -- maybe play.