Jim Leyland Quotes

28 Jim Leyland quotes:

"I think if you've got any common sense at all, you watched the way he worked in Spring Training and the way he got off the mound to field balls. If I were them, I'd watch. Kenny shouldn't have to go around and talk to them about it. All they should have to do is observe."
"The thing I'm happy about is he's in the strike zone hitting and he's doing one (heck) of a job with our pitchers. That's the thing I'm happiest about. I know he's going to get his hits, but right now he's handling that pitching perfect."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"It's not anything significant to my knowledge."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes
"It was one of those days when they centered some balls off Kenny, and a few that didn't that found holes. That's what happened to us during our streak."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Balls Quotes
"I missed the trick. Some of them were jumping back [on grounders], and I don't blame them."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Blame Quotes
"I doubt there's going to be anyone who pitches himself off the team. It's not a matter of statistics."
"He's working hard. He looks good. His frame of mind, I think, is real good. I'm real proud of him. I'm very happy with him."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"He's got talent. Now it's crude, don't get me wrong, and I'm not trying to push the process along. He's just a kid. They (the Tigers' minor league staff) have something to work with."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Talent Quotes
"I didn't know what to expect. I knew there was talent here. But we still have a long way to go. We've got some kids, but we're getting better."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Talent Quotes
"He just got some balls up. He'll be fine. He's a young pitcher. He'll have growing pains - couple on, couple off. We can live with that."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Balls Quotes
"Jeremy was not going to see the middle of the order again, under any circumstances. You can't get caught up in that stuff. That's exactly why we got Todd Jones."
"This is just the perfect example of a very talented player with a lot of determination. He's a manager's dream-type player. Not only does he come to the park to beat the other team, but he does the little things to beat the other team. To a manager, he's a real delight."
"We need our veterans to set an example, like being the first ones there. A veteran is entitled to a bigger paycheck, but not a special set of rules."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Example Quotes
"What would you think about living in Detroit?"
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"He was a little more tender than normal. This is not anything significant, to our knowledge."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes
"He had nasty stuff. I'm very pleased. He's making progress."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"It starts with relationships in the clubhouse -- building camaraderie. I'm seeing that start to happen a little bit, and I like it. I want everybody talking to everybody, I want everybody kidding with everybody, I want everybody believing in everybody."
"These guys were raised too good. Hey, I don't want guys who won't sign balls for a kid, or who give the front office (flak), or a guy who's not a good human being. I want good people representing the Detroit Tigers organization, too. But I want a different animal, which is the best way to put it. I want to see that mean streak when we go compete."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Balls Quotes
"We have a lot choices, and he's certainly one of those choices. Whoever's in that fifth spot is probably going to be a younger guy."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"Tremendous execution. A lot of good things happened on that play for us."
Author: Leyland Quotes Category: Execution Quotes

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