Quote to note

"To see the type of success that they're having now, it's a credit to how good ... they are and how far this whole organization has come. They've put a lot of emphasis on working from the ground up and trying to create and build that talent through the Draft. Those guys are perfect elements of that."
--Gimenez, on homegrown players such as Kipnis and Chisenhall becoming key members of the team's core

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