Buck Martinez Quotes


20 Buck Martinez quotes:



"We know he has the ability to do things dramatically at the plate. He's got a powerful swing."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"There's no doubt in my mind they understand what the goal is now."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"When you are battling like Roger did, it has a tendency to drain you more. Just the emotions of the game, even a great pitcher like Roger Clemens can let it get away from him."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes
"After losing to Canada, we're just thrilled we have the opportunity to advance."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"It's a very helpless feeling. We had the same feeling watching Mexico play Canada (last week)."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"It's a very helpless feeling. We had the same feeling watching Mexico play Canada (last week). There was a lot of anticipation, a lot of anxiety. Once again, the nuances of international play change dramatically from what we're used to. At the same time, we are understanding of the situation. But it's an anxious time."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"Well, not after we lost to Canada it doesn't."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"Clearly, there is quality baseball being played all over the world. The caliber of pitching we faced was outstanding. Many of our hitters came back to the dugout shaking their heads at the quality of pitches they were seeing. You know, there was a lot said about Team USA not really taking this seriously. But I can guarantee you there are a lot of guys hurting down in that clubhouse now."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"We need to give (everybody) the opportunity. They made a commitment to us, and I made a commitment to them. At the same time, they now understand what the goal is here, and that is to advance."
"It's a pretty good situation, but we need to have a little cooperation from the pool. That's our fate."
"You come in with a lot of anxiety about whether or not you remember (how to manage), but it is like riding a bike. I think it's something that comes back to you very quickly."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Anxiety Quotes
"He's one of those guys that the majority of baseball fans aren't that familiar with, but baseball players know about him and how good he is and how dominant he is."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Baseball Quotes
"I'm ready to play right now. It's a phenomenal honor. We have put together a staff that we think will be able to put together a 30-man roster that will be as good as any roster ever assembled."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"I don't think there's any feeling it's unfair. I don't think you can allow outside influences to influence how you work a game. They are professional umpires. I think they do their best to get everything right."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Influence Quotes
"I hate to use the word 'cut,' because these guys aren't worthy of being cut. When you look at that roster, it's pretty unique in its versatility and its spectrum of experience."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"I don't know that it's pressure, but I think it's a responsibility that they all sense. These guys, when you look around the field, I don't think their vocabulary includes 'pressure.' They like the competition. They like the challenge. And I think the challenge for us is to win this tournament, and they're aware of that."
"It's unfortunate to have to sit around for two days, but that's the nature of the tournament. That's our fault."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"It's such a talent-laden lineup. If they just got good at-bats and good pitches, I think we'd be all right."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Talent Quotes
"Everybody feels like they got kicked in the stomach. This team has a lot of pride. This was a tough day."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Pride Quotes
"Everybody feels like they got kicked in the stomach. They have a lot of pride. It's a tough feeling right now."
Author: Martinez Quotes Category: Pride Quotes



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