Steve: How are the guys doing?
Billy Beane: That was a killer. That was a killer. It's a tough one to swallow. It's...
Steve: They played great. Thet did a great job.
Billy Beane: They played their hearts out. They did. They played fantastic. And it just didn't fall our way.
Steve: You'll do better next year.
Billy Beane: But we were close, though. Weren't we?
Steve: We were so close.
Billy Beane: Right there.
Steve: Almost had it. You gotta feel good about that.
Billy Beane: I feel great about it. I feel great about it.
Billy sits in Steve's office trading platitudes after their team, the A's lose the World Series to the Yankees in three straight games.