50 Total Quotes

David Eckstein Quotes

David Eckstein
Scott's a hard-nosed guy who really understands and loves playing the game.
David Eckstein
#Game

David Eckstein
We played this same game all season. We haven't tried to do anything different here. We're not playing outside our capabilities. This is how we do it.
David Eckstein
#Game

David Eckstein
It's really not my game. If you ask Tony, he doesn't like me to do it.
David Eckstein
#Ask

David Eckstein
I told them baseball owed them nothing and wasn't a fair game. I emphasized what a privilege that it is to wear a uniform every day. I challenged them to do something to earn and deserve the right to wear a uniform. I warned them that if they didn't, they might not be wearing one.
David Eckstein
#Baseball

David Eckstein
We're having excellent at-bats through the whole lineup. When we're playing our best, it's coming from one through nine.
David Eckstein
#Bats

David Eckstein
That could come down to a 1-0 game with those guys on the mound. So it was very key for us to go out there and get some runs early.
David Eckstein
#Game

David Eckstein
When he steps on the field, he has a knack for coming up with clutch hits when you need it.
David Eckstein
#Clutch

David Eckstein
Yeah, that's what people say. We'll see if that's true. But I know that in this lineup, I'm just going to do everything I can to get on base. That's my job.
David Eckstein
#People

David Eckstein
Watch this. Froze him like you wouldn't believe. Definitely, he has not just a fastball.
David Eckstein
#Believe

David Eckstein
Last year had a lot of tradition and a lot of history and now we're opening up something new -- and it's beautiful. It's a new era of baseball. You definitely miss the old stadium, but now you have something as beautiful as this. You're kind of torn between them both.
David Eckstein
#History

David Eckstein
By starting up the action with the hit-and-run and making him swing the bat and try to hit the ball to the right side, that might have gotten him going. It takes a little while, but his swing looked a lot better tonight.
David Eckstein
#Action

David Eckstein
It's pretty loud. The whole game, there's like a buzz going through (the stands). It's nice, it was fun going out there.
David Eckstein
#Fun

David Eckstein
We've got a good opportunity. But we know them; they're going to be ready to play. But we'll show up, too.
David Eckstein
#Opportunity

David Eckstein
We have a couple of guys capable of hitting a lot of home runs that haven't yet.
David Eckstein
#Home

David Eckstein
I've hit balls with everything I've got and it doesn't go over the fence. So I definitely run hard. I'll never have the opportunity to sit there and watch one as it goes out because I don't have that kind of pop.
David Eckstein
#Balls

David Eckstein
That just shows you with our club there's a lot of different ways we can go out there and we can get a victory. Grudzielanek had a great night, but once again you were looking at Nunez.
David Eckstein
#Club

David Eckstein
Those guys are stepping up big when we lose key guys. They have stepped in and done unbelievable jobs.
David Eckstein
#Jobs

David Eckstein
When my sister has the two kids (and) the two of them look like they're going to have the same problem in life, it just is like, 'Yeah, this can end now. But there are so many worse things that could happen.
David Eckstein
#Kids

David Eckstein
It's one of those things. Baseball is a funny game. Every club can beat any club. They come out and play great against us. It's hard to believe to see where they're standing. They've got a great club.
David Eckstein
#Baseball

David Eckstein
How many little kids are out there fighting because they know David did it? ... A lot of people have said to me that we are an inspiration. ... People say, `How do you do it?' What choice do I have? You get up and go.
David Eckstein
#Fighting

David Eckstein
When my sister has the two kids (and) the two of them look like they're going to have the same problem in life, it just is like, `Yeah, this can end now, ... But there are so many worse things that could happen.
David Eckstein
#Kids

David Eckstein
How many little kids are out there fighting because they know David did it? ... A lot of people have said to me that we are an inspiration. . . . People say, `How do you do it?' What choice do I have? You get up and go.
David Eckstein
#Fighting

David Eckstein
When you have a guy like (Pujols) who every single night comes out and with the lineups we've had has the average he has, the homers he has, the RBIs he has ... and plays defense the way he plays defense, that's (the MVP). It's not even a question.
David Eckstein
#Night

David Eckstein
Without a doubt, ... His location was unbelievable. You watch the film and he throws the ball up a lot, but today he was throwing the ball down, right at the knees, on the corners. He did a fantastic job tonight.
David Eckstein
#Doubt

David Eckstein
He's doing well. The kidney is doing great. He's in some pain from the surgery, but we couldn't ask for anything better.
David Eckstein
#Pain

David Eckstein
It never gets old having the opportunity to throw some champagne. This is so much fun.
David Eckstein
#Fun

David Eckstein
The way Jimmy [Edmonds] hit the home run in Game 6, and making the catch he made in Game 7 -- it just seemed like every one of those games was so intense. Home-field advantage was a real key, so you definitely have to be ready to play.
David Eckstein
#Home

David Eckstein
He's a Gold Glover,
David Eckstein
#Gold

David Eckstein
I was in complete control. I knew what I was saying. I had a meaning behind it,
David Eckstein
#Control