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Felipe Alou Quotes

Felipe Alou
(Bench coach) Ron Wotus gives me all the pitches each guy has thrown over the last five days, ... We have a form attached to the lineup card. ... There have been some times a guy gets up even two or three times and doesn't get in the game. We don't forget about that.
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#Bench

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He made tons of big pitches. It is hard to believe that a guy making his first start would be so sharp. You do not find a guy throwing eight innings on his first start.
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#Believe

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We spent five months losing series. That's what has us five games back - not the loss tonight.
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#Games

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The acquisition of Matt Morris is a good, good one. He's great.
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#Acquisition

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brain-dead Caribbean hitters hacking at slop nightly.
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#Brain

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We were right. But it turned out to be a disaster.
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#Disaster

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It's an entirely different atmosphere than last year when he was limping and had to go back to California. Everything seems to be all right. But it's so early.
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#Atmosphere

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I believe Schmitty has really become a complete pitcher. He can pitch with really good stuff or what he had yesterday, control.
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#Believe

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I believe Schmitty has really, really become a complete pitcher. He can pitch when he has real good stuff or what he had (Saturday). ... He still got a couple of punch-outs (six over five innings). That should tell him that he doesn't need to throw his fastball past everybody.
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#Believe

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He's thrown the ball well in Los Angeles, and we are trying to win games - that's another factor.
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#Games

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What is their proof? ... Are they testing players, too? How do you explain that? Or have they stopped testing now? We just saw him hit five in 30 at-bats. So what's going on now? I hope that he's judged by the real baseball people when he's finished.
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#Proof

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I saw balls that were hit where he had to run and stop. I didn't see much favoring in the knee. He's so much better than he was in spring training. That was a real workout.
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#Balls

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Barry played in the outfield during practice today and looked pretty good. Barry is having fun again. He didn't have any fun last year because he was hurt.
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#Fun

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That's the way it is. I don't believe one particular outing is going to make a difference. He's the kind of guy who doesn't really care who's on the other side.
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#Believe

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He had a great batting practice today. He hit a bunch of balls into the water.
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#Practice

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That's always been the thing about him. He'd go along fine, and then he'd get into trouble and give up three or four runs and not get out of it.
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#Trouble

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It's still sore and I can even see a little favoring it at home plate. He's hurting. The trainer (Stan Conte) recommends rest, and after those days off they'll check his foot again.
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#Home

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Too many games in a row. He's sore physically. Not the knee or the elbow. But a lot of games.
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#Games

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I'll take anything over 100. Maybe 120 games, but it's going to depend on how his knee and his legs will feel.
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#Games

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I was one of the first guys to face Seaver in the majors. He was a college guy (Southern Cal), so he was more polished than this kid. But the stuff he throws is the same.
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#College

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He is his own boss when it comes to that. He has been since I've been here. He knows what he has to do with BP, outfield, running. So far it's worked pretty good for him and for the team.
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#Boss

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I believe the way I see him swinging he may not need more than those at-bats. Now playing defense, that's something else. We'll see how it goes. We're not going to rush anything. We have more than a month right now to deal with it.
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#Defense

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He didn't have one great pitch, but he got hitters out with intelligence and command.
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#Intelligence

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They are having more fun than any spring since I've been here, and that's important. It's loose around here, for whatever reason. Even Barry Bonds is having fun.
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#Fun

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There was a lot of intensity. I didn't think a guy of that age or stature could do that. The guy's a pro.
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#Age And Aging

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I didn't think a guy of that age and stature [would do as well], but Finley is a pro.
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#Age And Aging

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Lowry threw the ball well in the first inning. But then had problems in the second.
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#Problems

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I think he's throwing with confidence and feels comfortable on the mound. And the way he pitches [quickly] you want to play defense behind him.
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#Confidence

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That's an ace-type performance. That was outstanding.
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#Performance

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If anything, he looks real fresh. Maybe by not playing (in more than 14 games) last year helped him. The swing is intact — the timing, everything.
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#Games