For anybody to think less of us because we're a wild card, it's ridiculous. That's a non-issue. Our goal was to get in the playoffs, no matter how we did it. We figured then we'd have a one-in-eight shot of winning it all. Now it's down to a one-in-two shot.
- Dennis Cook (on the Mets winning the 2000 NL pennant as a wild card team)