55 Total Quotes

Alan Trammell Quotes

We've said it before, when Carlos Pena hits a home run -- wow! That might be the furthest ball ever hit in this ballpark. He's been a different player since we brought him up six weeks ago. He's a better player.
Alan Trammell
#Home

We're doing our job,
Alan Trammell
#Job

It's pressure,
Alan Trammell
#Pressure

He's pitched better than that, there's no doubt about it. I think that's really it. Seven innings against the White Sox, I'll take that every time. He's given us all he's got. He deserves more.
Alan Trammell
#Doubt

I hope I get to continue with this because there is some unfinished business. I'm going to be in baseball for many more years, whether it is here or not. I'm not done. I'm confident that I can do this.
Alan Trammell
#Baseball

You would like to hold them off as long as possible and to be honest, we did that. Congratulations to the White Sox. They've had a heck of a year.
Alan Trammell
#Congratulations

There's a lot of work to be done. They don't deny it.
Alan Trammell
#Work

They're a lot further along than the Tigers were when I took over in 2003. ... I'm not afraid to work,
Alan Trammell
#Work

Nothing's been promised, ... It was an opportunity to talk baseball and tell them why I think I'm a good candidate.
Alan Trammell
#Baseball

We played a lot of close games, but when things aren't going well, you find a way to lose,
Alan Trammell
#Games

How important is he to the club? My gosh, he's at the top of the list.
Alan Trammell
#Club

We're struggling, no doubt about it. There's nothing we can sprinkle on these guys, though. There's no magic. Just keep working.
Alan Trammell
#Doubt

[The first returns on Carlos Guillen 's progress, now that he has resumed baseball activities, is] nothing out of the ordinary, ... It was slow. He won't be ready in a day or two, I can tell you that.
Alan Trammell
#Baseball

If we'd have swept them, I don't think we'd be going into Boston, or Chicago, or Cleveland any different.
Alan Trammell
#Boston

What was there to like about this game? It was 10-4 and probably could have been worse,
Alan Trammell
#Game

Thank God you didn't do that to him, ... Your dog, maybe, but not your son. They would have picked on the poor kid.
Alan Trammell
#God

They believe they are going to get the thing done.
Alan Trammell
#Believe

This year, if I'm voting, I'm voting for Colon.
Alan Trammell
#Voting

The guy has definitely done everything in his power. I just wish we could've gotten him that win. Nevertheless, he's done a very nice job for us. That's the point I hope gets across. This guy, like others, probably deserves better.
Alan Trammell
#Power

We've given him an opportunity, ... but he's taken advantage of it. And it'll only make him better in the long run.
Alan Trammell
#Opportunity

In all honesty, the guys we've been playing, it hasn't been a whole lot different, anyway. Whatever we've done to this point hasn't really worked. I'll go the other way. Honestly, it's been a struggle no matter who we put out there.
Alan Trammell
#Honesty

In all honesty, they should be,
Alan Trammell
#Honesty

We don't have the finished product yet, we have a learning 21-year-old. But we like what we have. I give him credit, going through what he went through last season, getting on-the-job training. He handled himself well under the circumstances.
Alan Trammell
#Learning

We haven't given him a whole lot of run support. He's doing his job, I'll tell you. I can't ask for any more than the way he's pitched.
Alan Trammell
#Support

If I leave, I leave with my head high, ... I know in my own mind we're making some headway, I believe that.
Alan Trammell
#Mind

They've done everything in their power to get that field ready. It can't be perfect. It's a groundskeeper's worst nightmare.
Alan Trammell
#Power

We got pounded tonight, no question. Jeremy (Bonderman) was not sharp and fell behind hitters. It just wasn't his night. They got back on track and we just couldn't stop them.
Alan Trammell
#Night

We still have 26 games to go. I refuse to give in.
Alan Trammell
#Games

Guerrero is not human. He is an incredible baseball player. There is now way you can pitch to him.
Alan Trammell
#Baseball

(Oakland) got back on track and we just couldn't stop them. It was just a night the Tigers got pounded.
Alan Trammell
#Night