27 Total Quotes

Augie Garrido Quotes

We need to stabilize the infield. We're trying to establish a system that will give us consistency.
Augie Garrido
#Consistency

It's the game that we're playing, not the opponent.
Augie Garrido
#Game

They were aggressive inside the strike zone and forced us to hit routine fly balls. It was aggressive, quality pitching.
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#Quality

Timely hitting was the only thing that separated these two teams. I guess beside that, I'm a happy little Easter bunny.
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#Easter

It was nothing short of miraculous.
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#Miraculous

With so many juniors leaving school and 21-year-olds eligible to leave at any time, baseball is in a unique position. The schools are staggering through this first year in trying to figure out what the APR really means.
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#Baseball

The premise is you want to try and get the games in over three days. Both teams opted that not traveling (Friday) was for the best based on the weather projections.
Augie Garrido
#Games

It wasn't graceful by any stretch of the imagination. It was like a heavyweight prize fight.
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#Imagination

Our added power combined with our speed is interesting, but I'm never going to settle for just power. Good pitching can always take that away.
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#Power

They're really a quality a team and it isn't that easy to break them. What you saw was a championship-type performance on their part. That (fifth) inning was a great inning for them. Sustaining that inning for as long as they did takes a lot of talent.
Augie Garrido
#Quality

After we scored those runs we moved through the game with less focus. After the fourth inning we played with less effectiveness, but I still think the players felt they were in control of the game.
Augie Garrido
#Focus

It's hard to concentrate on a small environment like this one after being in so many big environments like we have.
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#Environment

We responded really well to the three runs. As the game went on we played with less energy and effectiveness.
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#Energy

It was a major league performance. It was brilliant.
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#Major League

We look at fall practice as an introduction to the personalities on our team and a way to get to know the people involved. We are also not trying to defend the National Championship, but instead going out and playing the game, which is a lot easier said than done. We are talking to the players about the importance of enjoying the process without feeling the external pressures of trying to live up to something.
Augie Garrido
#National Championship #Personalities

You want to win everything along the way, because that buys you 24 hours of peace, but the national championship is the goal for this program.
Augie Garrido
#Peace #National Championship

We have a lot of new players that have a chance to make important contributions. We're just getting ready to take the journey.
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#Journey

Obviously, the expectation levels are always high, and they are again. So, we'll just get ready to take the journey.
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#Expectation #Journey

Well, that works for anybody who can do it. There's not a Longhorn stamped on it. That's called winning baseball, and it was our best game of the year.
Augie Garrido
#Baseball

That's going to hurt things like this. If we do play away from home, it probably won't be here. It'll probably be Stanford or something like that, and that's no disrespect whatsoever.
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#Stanford #Disrespect

At this point, with 10 losses, all of our games are important.
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#Games #Losses

Sometimes when people overcome something difficult, it makes them appreciate other things on a higher level. Bradley is very conscientious, and his accountability is impeccable. He's taken what some people see as a negative and turned it into a positive.
Augie Garrido
#Accountability