115 Total Quotes

Charlie Manuel Quotes

Charlie Manuel
I think every time he pitches, he's more emotional than he shows. Part of his pitching is that he gets up for these situations.
Charlie Manuel
#Emotions

Charlie Manuel
We should definitely have a big crowd. I know people in Philadelphia are good baseball fans.
Charlie Manuel
#Baseball

Charlie Manuel
Jimmy Rollins had a heck of a game. He made some tremendous plays at shortstop.
Charlie Manuel
#Game

Charlie Manuel
I don't even want to talk about that. That's a joke. If he just plays like he's been playing, he doesn't need that put into his head. If he keeps that same demeanor, he'll be all right.
Charlie Manuel
#Joke

Charlie Manuel
Pat has charisma to make people relax around him. He keeps his composure. He's good. He's a leader. He listens. He's been around a long time. That comes with experience.
Charlie Manuel
#Charisma

Charlie Manuel
We started chasing bad balls and not waiting for our pitch [later in the game]. It disturbs me when we're not patient. I talk every day about not working the count. Once the game starts, they're on their own as far as working the pitcher.
Charlie Manuel
#Balls

Charlie Manuel
We've got to keep going. We've got one more game in the regular season, and we've got to win tomorrow. That's all.
Charlie Manuel
#Game

Charlie Manuel
Billy Wagner's great. Believe me, Gordon can do that job, too.
Charlie Manuel
#Believe

Charlie Manuel
If you're patient, you'll get pitches to hit. [Howard's] been chasing some bad balls.
Charlie Manuel
#Balls

Charlie Manuel
We hung in there and got one. The way the game started, I didn't know.
Charlie Manuel
#Game

Charlie Manuel
We're in a little funk. It seems we can't get going, but we have a much better club than that. We're going to win some games and we're going to compete.
Charlie Manuel
#Club

Charlie Manuel
He?s going to leave the park if he swings at good balls. He just hit through that pitch. It was already up (in the zone) and he popped it out of the yard.
Charlie Manuel
#Balls

Charlie Manuel
Of course we have to play better at home. If we went on the road and played like this, I'd say that we have to play better on the road. Basically, what I'm saying is we have to play better, period.
Charlie Manuel
#Home

Charlie Manuel
One good thing about the [38-game hitting] streak is he learned what his swing is supposed to be. It's common to lose your feel now and then. It'll come back. But a day of rest won't hurt him.
Charlie Manuel
#Game

Charlie Manuel
It gives us more options. Nunez is a switch-hitter. Gonzalez is a right-hander with power. This lets us do more things off the bench.
Charlie Manuel
#Power

Charlie Manuel
He threw good. He was a little wild up with his fastball, but he was wild enough to be good with it. What I like is that he has been aggressive. That?s encouraging. I like the way he is throwing.
Charlie Manuel
#Fastball

Charlie Manuel
They played the best baseball in our division. If we played the best baseball, we would win. Evidently, we didn't play the best baseball.
Charlie Manuel
#Baseball

Charlie Manuel
His fastball is still there, but that doesn't mean he's not fatigued. He's still a very important part of our bullpen.
Charlie Manuel
#Fastball

Charlie Manuel
He just made a bad judgment.
Charlie Manuel
#Judgment

Charlie Manuel
It's kind of a rhythm thing.
Charlie Manuel
#Kind

Charlie Manuel
My brother called me from North Carolina this year and told me about this [negative] story he read on the Internet, ... Finally, I said, 'Bob, don't call me. I don't want to hear about it.'
Charlie Manuel
#Brother

Charlie Manuel
Tonight, his first three at-bats, he had a really good swing. He has a good swing and controls it really good. He has good balance and quick hands.
Charlie Manuel
#Bats

Charlie Manuel
We had some inconsistency in our starting pitching, in our offense, and even in our defense. We needed to play better. We needed to win some more games.
Charlie Manuel
#Defense

Charlie Manuel
That's OK. We'll keep winning and it will be back to baseball.
Charlie Manuel
#Baseball

Charlie Manuel
Once this road trip is over, if we stay where we're at until September, we can control our own destiny.
Charlie Manuel
#Control

Charlie Manuel
How about that Abreu, hitting in the clutch?
Charlie Manuel
#Clutch

Charlie Manuel
I see a lot of good things on this team. I especially like what we've down with our bench. You know, last year people asked why didn't you do certain things like double switch. I'd look down the bench and -- I'm not taking shots at anyone because that's not what I do -- but I have to ask: Would I rather Bobby Abreu or Pat Burrell hit twice or that guy? This team has choices and that makes me excited.
Charlie Manuel
#Bench

Charlie Manuel
I wanted (Urbina) out there. He likes to be out there when the game is on the line. He?s always been that way.
Charlie Manuel
#Game

Charlie Manuel
He has a much better feel for it now. His confidence level stayed up. People in the organization thought he lacked range. He showed that he didn't. He has come a long way.
Charlie Manuel
#Confidence

Charlie Manuel
I thought he pitched a hell of a game. I want him to pitch that way every time.
Charlie Manuel
#Hell