Clint Hurdle Quotes


49 Clint Hurdle quotes:



"Danny is taking advantage of the opportunities that he's been given. He's provided some very good defensive stability behind home plate. His receiving and his blocking and his throwing has been a marked improvement over anything that we've really had here in a long time."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Advantage Quotes
"We're not looking to fiddle around too much, but they both have qualities that we can take advantage of."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Advantage Quotes
"Nothing provides an opportunity for growth more than adversity. They can handle it one of two ways: they can deal with it, become better from it, work through it. They can feel sorry for themselves and make a bad situation worse. So, it's all part of growing up and I expect them to handle it very professionally."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"More can be learned from adversity than when everything good happens. They realize they were short in areas, went down to (Class AAA) Colorado Springs, addressed the shortcomings and came back."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"These guys overcame adversity. They persevered through it all."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Danny handles the staff extremely well. His defensive skills are second to none. And his ability to throw is as good as there is in our league. So, that skills set, that defensive package, makes me very comfortable with Danny behind the plate."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"He is completely healed, and with his ability we believe he'll keep improving. I believe that. He believes that, and his teammates believe in him."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"With the ability he has to hit the ball to all fields, in the fifth spot, he's very flexible and dangerous. When Holliday did miss, [Atkins] did a lot of cleaning up last year, and he takes a lot of pride in driving in runs."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"He painted himself in a corner and fought his way out. That showed some pitch ability. One, some fortitude, two, and some more gray hairs on the manager, three."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"He showed us what we needed to see to have confidence in his ability to put him in the game at any time, at any place in the outfield or as part of the lineup."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"It is something we have dealt with since Day 1. You can't recreate that environment. It's just the ability to go out there and slow the inning down as much as you can."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"The fact is, Kim pitched without a fastball or command of it. That's usually a recipe for disaster in this park."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"He experienced every emotion. He pitches well at times. He learned to battle and survive at times. He didn't back down from anything. He carried his load."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes
"I enjoyed seeing the emotion. I enjoyed seeing that it hasn't become commonplace (for the Braves). They had an infusion of youth this year."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes
"Some times the male ego gets in the way of a lot of things."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Ego Quotes
"In a perfect world, you bring young players into an environment (like Atlanta),"
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Environment Quotes
"What we need to do is play better baseball. And then there won't be a section closed down. There will be a section opened up."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"It's not an easy job, ... It's [easier] to look at things when they're not right and say who's to blame than when they're going right [and saying], 'Well, they're supposed to.' That's where I come into play, to look at what happens when things go right."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Blame Quotes
"We're not messenger boys. We want to be delivery boys. We have to play and win games."
Author: Hurdle Quotes Category: Boys Quotes
"Communication and managing crisis, and I use that word loosely, that is gotten with experience. I just think it would be very difficult, and it's a very challenging situation to be in, to never have done it anywhere before and have to do it at this level."



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