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Eric Chavez Quotes

As good as our pitching has been, you can tell when we swing the bats well, they are comfortable. When we're not swinging the bats, they are not too comfortable on the mound. Hitting will really dictate how well we do the last month.
Eric Chavez
#Bats

He didn't hit the panic button. He wasn't putting the blame on anybody, wasn't pointing the finger at anyone. He told us we're gonna still come to the field and improve ourselves every day. He handled it the way a professional should handle it.
Eric Chavez
#Blame

I don't think chemistry is overrated at all. I think it's real important.
Eric Chavez
#Chemistry

I threw probably 100 balls. That's when it started to go downhill. I I got nervous. What if I can never throw the same again?
Eric Chavez
#Balls

There's no doubt in my mind he'll be ready to go. It took me some time to get back into the rhythm of things and I know there's plenty of games left for him to get going.
Eric Chavez
#Doubt

the four-time Gold Glove winner said. ''The pain was the same as before, but it started to affect my performance. It was mental, too -- it really altered the way I went after balls. I wasn't being relaxed, I was thinking, 'I have to get there really fast,' because I had to think about making the throw.
Eric Chavez
#Gold

If we lose these ballgames (against the Rangers), those four (against the Angels) won't mean anything,
Eric Chavez
#Angels

[The A's won't quit, because such acts are beneath them, but there is no more race to join.] We're not counted out yet, but it's pretty obvious what the scenario is, ... We'll play it to the end, let the numbers dictate where we are ... but it's pretty clear what we're facing.
Eric Chavez
#Race

I consider Wash one of the better teachers in the game,
Eric Chavez
#Teachers

It came and went really quick. I'm just glad we held on to the lead or else (the home runs) would have been for naught..... I didn't even see Frank's swing. And by the time I sat down, Milton went deep.
Eric Chavez
#Home

There's a lot more baseball to be played. Things like this usually come around. I think there's another stretch in our bats we can put together.
Eric Chavez
#Baseball

We haven't been swinging the bats lately. Hopefully we can score five, six runs tomorrow and get our confidence back.
Eric Chavez
#Confidence

I think it's the single best trade we've ever made -- just because of the lack of offense (this year). With Jermaine, our offense was already good and he bettered the offense.
Eric Chavez
#Trade

I kinda hit the panic button a little. My main focus was just put the barrel on the ball. I guess during the game a switch went on. But I was shagging balls and felt delusional. I didn't know where I was at.
Eric Chavez
#Focus

I think without a doubt, those guys are the favorite to win. And I'm not blowing smoke, because there's something to be said for guys that have done it before.
Eric Chavez
#Doubt

I know. That's how good Joe was. In this environment, it's a big deal, and I've seen a lot of our guys go out there pretty timid at times. But there was nothing timid about Blanton. I thought he had really good stuff tonight, and he just went after guys with it.
Eric Chavez
#Environment

We've always had good (closers) in the ninth inning. But the seventh and eighth has been a real strength for us this year.
Eric Chavez
#Strength

I think the way his stuff was and how he handled the hitters, that was the most impressive performance I've seen here. He wasn't worried about the lineup, the (left field) wall or anything like that.
Eric Chavez
#Performance