9 Total Quotes

Akinori Otsuka Quotes

Striking out two hitters like that, and helping us win the game, brings a lot of confidence.
Akinori Otsuka
#Confidence

I'm always excited, ... Pitching in the eighth inning, in games like this, it can't get any better than this. I like to show emotion; that's my natural style.
Akinori Otsuka
#Games

It's important to establish communication with my new teammates.
Akinori Otsuka
#Communication

In history, Cuba has always been a really strong team. I realize how strong the baseball system is in Cuba. Probably everybody knows about Cuba.
Akinori Otsuka
#Baseball

I asked him if I could use it, because San Diego was home base for me, too. We were teammates, and Trevor is such a great pitcher, so I asked him to use his song. I think it gave me his power.
Akinori Otsuka
#Home

I was pretty excited [to be out there for the final inning]. But my experience in America helped me remain calm on the mound.
Akinori Otsuka
#America

The whole team is going to Tokyo and I'm stuck flying an economy domestic flight. Seriously, I'm pretty sad.
Akinori Otsuka
#Economy

I feel stronger than I have felt in spring. My mind. My body. I feel prepared. I have more confidence than I have ever had.
Akinori Otsuka
#Body

Doesn't matter. He will get better. He will finish the season at .300-something. Ichiro is a genius.
Akinori Otsuka
#Genius