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Die in a fire.
"We're sitting on the bench in San Diego," Ellis says, "and I ask him, 'What would you do to make this team better?' He says, 'Let me get back to you.' That's the one thing about Zack. He won't give you an answer right away. He'll go do research.
"He comes back an hour and a half later and says, 'I thought about what you said to make the team better. The first thing I'd do is trade you and sign (Braves impending free agent Brian) McCann this winter.'"
"'You're the one position on this team that we can upgrade,'" Ellis continues, recounting what Greinke told him. "'You're a good player. You'll catch on somewhere for sure. We can probably get a nice Double-A starting pitching prospect for you.'"
"I don't know what to say," he says, "so I just came back with, 'I'd trade you, too.'
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