Joe Girardi Quotes

38 Joe Girardi quotes:

"We had some execution lapses. We had our chances and we didn't get it done."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Execution Quotes
"Closers seem to be all over the place now. For a while the trend was to go with hard throwers, but if you have that one pitch that's a dominant pitch that can get people out, it's usually where you see the closers come from."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Hard Quotes
"I'm very excited about the young talent in that room."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Talent Quotes
"I believe I was born to manage, ... I believe this is truly my strength. As a catcher, I believe I was a manager every day on the field. You're an extension of the manager. Your job is to get the most out of your pitchers."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Strength Quotes
"I don't worry about him defensively. I think you'll see a lot better defensive player in six weeks. They're all going to school right now."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Worry Quotes
"I'm going to be tested in a lot of different ways. Because of the youth we have, we're going to have a lot of situations that we go through as a club. We're going to be tested."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Youth Quotes
"He's put together a pretty good little stretch here. The thing we've talked about the whole way is consistency through the whole year, understanding you are going to go through some struggles. How are you able to get out of them? Are you able to get out of them quicker than other players? Those are the great players."
"He's done a lot in three weeks, and we want him to continue to progress. I've said all along, I will make the true evaluation in the six weeks, when it's all over. But I like what I see."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"It would have been a great opportunity. I just wish the timing was different. I don't think major league coaches can be part of this tournament because it could last the whole month of March, when we're in spring training."
"We counted it up. We hit 11 balls on the button. And what did we get, five hits?"
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Balls Quotes
"Guys are just doing the little things, taking advantage. And our two-strike at bats the first two days have been tremendous."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Advantage Quotes
"They're making decisions really tough around here. The idea was to let them fight it out. Let's let them fight it out and go from there."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Decisions Quotes
"What's enjoyable to watch is how hard they're playing. I'm proud of them."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Enjoyment Quotes
"We're thrown right into the fire, Houston and New York. Why not? Two teams that are picked to finish at the top of their divisions. Obviously, we're going to have to play them at some point. Might as well play them the first week. I think it's a great experience for our young players."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"He will take batting practice today, and we'll make an evaluation. We'll see how it feels."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Practice Quotes
"This is a great opportunity, and I took it."
"You have a responsibility of what you look like."
"He's an amazing talent. He's a special player."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Talent Quotes
"You get to teach. You get to manage. I love the competition and I love the idea of trying to figure out how to beat the other team."
"You go from being excited to panicking a little bit when a guy slides into him. Your emotions can get a little wavy. For me, being a baseball player, it's just exciting to watch what kids can do. When you think about it, he probably should be a junior in college."
Author: Girardi Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes

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