21 Total Quotes

Andruw Jones Quotes

It was close, but I had it. You don't trap balls with your hand like that. When I came up there was no dirt or grass on the ball.
Andruw Jones
#Balls

I think there's a different atmosphere because of all the young guys. I think that's why this year is special.
Andruw Jones
#Atmosphere

I think it's cool they're doing this. It's always good to represent something. I know the Netherlands always wins the European championship, so it [will] be fun to compete and see what happens.
Andruw Jones
#Cool

We just take advantage when [Nats starter Livan Hernandez] makes mistakes,
Andruw Jones
#Mistakes

Hank Aaron's in the Hall of Fame; it's a good record. But I don't worry about it. My goal this year was not to hit 40 home runs, but just to improve my consistency. When the season's over, that's when I'll look at that stuff.
Andruw Jones
#Fame

When you lose two games in a row and you have some opportunities to score some runs and you don't take advantage of them, it can be frustrating. But we have two more games against these guys. We just have to go out there and play good games and do all of the little things we didn't do in the previous two games.
Andruw Jones
#Games

Things didn't go our way. [We made] a couple of mistakes, and not taking advantage when we had opportunities. Then they took over again.
Andruw Jones
#Mistakes

My last three at-bats, I didn't really feel good. I started getting some back spasms and it kind of affected my swing a little bit. It's no excuse. We had opportunities to take the lead. We didn't take advantage of it, and that's what happens.
Andruw Jones
#Bats

We tried to start a rally, and hopefully we could get a run and get the game over with,
Andruw Jones
#Game

I want to be more consistent. I wanna get hits. I wanna get my average back up where people think I can hit.
Andruw Jones
#People

That's probably true. They probably do. They're young and they hit a lot of home runs. And they all hit for high averages. And they have so many. We are just three.
Andruw Jones
#Home

It's great to see. There's a lot of talent down there.
Andruw Jones
#Talent

I wanted to go out there and start something. I felt good in batting practice.
Andruw Jones
#Practice

If you have the love for the game, you're going to do whatever your heart wants to do. You've got the ability to play this game, take care of yourself. Look at Julio Franco. He's 47 and he's still playing.
Andruw Jones
#Heart

We just take advantage when he makes mistakes.
Andruw Jones
#Mistakes

I know they've been saying a lot of stuff about a lot of people using illegal products to make themselves feel strong, but the game is still the same. All the guys still look strong, and there's no doubt in my mind they can still hit home runs, 50, 40 home runs.
Andruw Jones
#People

Some people like to put up numbers. I play to win. I didn't know how many homers I had near the end of the season, but we played Washington and they always talk junk, so I started looking at the scoreboard and that got me going.
Andruw Jones
#People

Baseball isn't about money. I want to play the game for my country and have a good time. I'll get my at-bats and hopefully I'll be ready when I get back to the Braves. I just want to play the game.
Andruw Jones
#Baseball

When guys make mistakes you have to take advantage. He made a mistake with the fastball the first time.
Andruw Jones
#Mistakes

It's good to see our starting pitchers go out and perform the way they did the past two days. I'm really proud of the way they've been pitching.
Andruw Jones
#Past

[Martinez] just made a mistake. He made less mistakes than our pitcher and that's why they came out on top.
Andruw Jones
#Mistakes