Pedro Martinez Quotes


40 Pedro Martinez quotes:



"Look how far we are. I haven't even gotten on a mound. According to my experience, I don't think there will be enough time."
"I try not to think about it, but the foot reminds me that I'm hurt. I try to make it simple, try to play the game, make it quick and not even look at it. If I'm in the heat of the game, I can just put it away. But when I'm walking back to the dugout, or coming on to the field, when I haven't even started the game yet, it goes with me. My mind's not occupied then."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Hurt Quotes
"I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything. There's no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me."
"I felt the power in my fastball, ... That's probably why I left so many fastballs up. I was a little more erratic. I just couldn't get the ball over."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"I started off my year with my team and I don't mind finishing it with them."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"I just guess I have to give them credit, ... For them to actually take advantage of my mistakes and hit them out - it wasn't just playing the game hard, but also to keep their concentration level so high that every time I made a mistake - they were my mistakes — that they hit them out."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Mistakes Quotes
"The bigger the contract, the bigger the responsibility."
"I'm a professional. I feel I have a responsibility when I go out there because those guys pay my salary."
"I really have to work to get used to the mound and throw pitches around the plate. I know it takes more than just throwing pitches around the plate to get people out in the big leagues, but it won't be a big adjustment for me to actually go to BP and get back into a game."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Work Quotes
"I know he was upset. He's been hit three times in the last two days - I don't blame him. But that wasn't my intention. That stuff happens in the game."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Blame Quotes
"I wouldn't be surprised if that happens, but without a doubt, mine were not intentional. None of them. I didn't have in my mind to come out and get myself in trouble like that. I'm sure if I'm OK, I'm able to beat anybody without hitting anybody."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"That really never happened to me before, ... I learned something different. Franco was running, and I knew I had to try to get him. I looked at the replay and the coach never sent [Giles]. He just ran like somebody was chasing him."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Running Quotes
"I was trying to bury a cutter low and away. I threw it a little harder. Mistake. It stayed up and matched his bat speed."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Trying Quotes
"It's getting to the stage where it's kind of boring. I just want to get my work in and do my job, because it's my job. If it were up to me, as cold as it's going to be, I wouldn't play. I would take a hike, go home, sleep and stay pretty warm. I wouldn't go out there. But it's my job."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Work Quotes
"Everybody here is capable, and I trust anybody to do it - especially that old goat that's beside my locker."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Trust Quotes
"It's a non-issue. In my heart, I know that I didn't mean to do anything like that. If he doesn't want to understand it or anyone doesn't want to understand it, then it's fine. Let it go. It's over."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"Everything is going to depend on how my health is by that date."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"I just guess I have to give them credit, ... For them to actually take advantage of my mistakes and hit them out - it wasn't just playing the game hard, but also to keep their concentration level so high that every time I made a mistake - they were my mistakes that they hit them out."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Mistakes Quotes
"I just try to do what I have to do and let the people out there do what they have to do, which is have fun, scream, yell and jump around. I try to do what I have to do, which is play baseball, and I can only play in that piece of area there, so that's what I try to do."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Quotes Quotes
"I was just like him at one point, and when they gave me the opportunity I became who I am today. I wish him the same thing... and I know that he's going to do good."



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