Tim Purpura Quotes


36 Tim Purpura quotes:



"You can't force a guy to stay there. But also, you want to try to do what's in the best interests of the club. You need a guy who can hit the ball out of the ballpark, not necessarily a guy who can hit a single. But it's a tough deal, being in the Minor Leagues, facing young guys that are out to get you."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"We laugh about it now, but that's his mindset -- 'What can I do to make myself better?'"
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Laughter Quotes
"It's kind of something we just have to live with,"
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Kindness Quotes
"He's making progress. With a young player, there's that adjustment period. It takes time. I give him a lot of credit. He had some tough outings and he's come back from it."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"I've run out of words to describe him. It looks like he's doing it with ease. But I know he's gutting it out, running it out. ... He's conquered the mental side of it as good as anybody I've ever seen."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"He has the physical ability to keep playing,"
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"That's the beauty of Brad. He can take it. He can dish it out, but he can take it, too."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"These things are hard to put a percentage on, and say, yeah with certainty we think it's going to happen or not. But, again, with Roger, I never count him out."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"It's kind of an oddity, obviously. It's part of the whole process and nothing nobody is going to get too upset about. He's playing for his country, but we know his heart lies with us."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Kindness Quotes
"Luke's a power-hitter, a left-handed hitter,"
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"We can't make mistakes,"
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Mistakes Quotes
"We have to think that through because of the nature of the injury. We don't want to get too excited about the progress he's making, put him out to early and have it reoccur on us. If it reoccurs, basically, the season will be over. We run a big risk."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"I think it's certainly been a philosophy of our organization to draft primarily college players. So far, we're doing OK."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: College Quotes
"They can pass along a lot of information. They are two great examples of what hard work and determination can get you."
"It really came through well. We never even lost power and all of our systems are working. So we really came through better than we could have expected."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"If he goes three days, and he's making progress, but he doesn't feel he's ready to be activated, then we might extend it."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"He was making progress at the end of last year, too, so it's not like all of a sudden he's just back. He's made a steady progression, he's worked very hard, and he's back at a point where he could be a legitimate contender for these spots [in the rotation]."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"Jason is a guy with a lot of talent, and I always believed in his talent,"
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Talent Quotes
"I think his commitment to the World Classic is intriguing. That gives me some indication that he thinks that he's got something left that he can go out and participate in that."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Commitment Quotes
"I think his commitment to the [Classic] certainly is intriguing. I think that gives us some indication that he thinks he has something left."
Author: Purpura Quotes Category: Commitment Quotes



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