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Felipe Alou
I saw him hit 10 home runs in 40 at bats one spring training. If he's in spring training mode, watch out.
Felipe Alou
#Home

Felipe Alou
It was a warning to him because I had been here already. I was giving Jesus and others the same warning that I was given in that meeting when they put all the blacks together. So when I say of being a pioneer, this is because you suffer first and then you warn other people who came behind you. That's what happens.
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#Giving

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But hey, that is in the past,
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#Past

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He also hasn't been good with men on base lately.
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#Men

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Very good back-to-back-to-back games from three young guys,
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#Games

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Could he pitch in 70 games?
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#Games

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It was very difficult. He just hasn't been the same pitcher. His velocity was down, and he had no life on his fastball. That has been missing since last year. Personally, I love him and the way he plays. Everybody likes him.
Felipe Alou
#Life

Felipe Alou
We have no control on what's going to happen. He could be acquired by another team or he could just walk away from us. That would be a setback for us, because we know he is capable of pitching well, and he could end up doing it for someone else.
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#Control

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Well, I'm sort of encouraged. He's been slow. I expected that to happen. I think the six consecutive games he played was probably too much. It set him back physically.
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#Games

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He knows we like him a lot and we have confidence in him. He's not here to turn the team or anything. We have other guys to do that. He's here to help us.
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#Confidence

Felipe Alou
They used to say when I was a kid, 'Well, he's a Babe Ruth.' Any kid my age who hit a home run they would say 'Wow, he's a Babe Ruth' - in the Dominican. I didn't hear people say 'He's a Hank Aaron.' There's something mystic about the Babe, the name. ... Santa Claus.
Felipe Alou
#Age And Aging

Felipe Alou
You don't have too many guys who are regulars you can use, without fear, in three outfield positions in three days. That's generally a part-time guy.
Felipe Alou
#Fear

Felipe Alou
Do the other one at home.
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#Home

Felipe Alou
What I did wasn't just for Latin players. I did this because I want to live in an America where no one regardless of their skin color has to hear that stuff anymore. For too long, I had to listen to that stuff, and it wasn't right and it isn't right now.
Felipe Alou
#America

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That's awesome. I don't know how many men can do that.
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#Men

Felipe Alou
The medical people are around him and are watching him. If he stays solid maybe they'll let me have him.
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#People

Felipe Alou
When the good teams played they were very close games. Pitching dominated. When that happens anyone, including the U.S., can get beat. I believe that if it happens again with this kind of tournament, some of the people including the players who didn't believe it was serious will have to believe now that it is serious.
Felipe Alou
#Games

Felipe Alou
Barry was supposed to go four at-bats, but we had some long innings at night. I just didn't think one more at-bat or one trip to the outfield was going to do that much. He got a good workout.
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#Night

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He's a fiery type. When we had him in the minor leagues in Montreal, he was in competition with everybody, the umpires, the opposing teams. He reduced that a lot. I like Milton. Too bad we still have to face him.
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#Competition

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It's a big difference. It gives me a lot of confidence. The guys feel great about having him back. The new guys are excited about being his teammates and watching him hit.
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#Confidence

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(It's) very good to see him come back into form. This is not a September performance. This kid can really pitch. We are counting on him next year.
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#Performance

Felipe Alou
The talent there [with Montreal] was prospects. When we brought a prospect to camp, he very much had a job, ... Over here, prospects have to break through a lot to make it.
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#Talent

Felipe Alou
We were the ones who opened the doors for the rest of the nationalities, ... But we had it tough.
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#Rest

Felipe Alou
We know he's out there, We have a guy ( Tyler Walker ) now saving games who has a good relationship with the fans.
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#Games

Felipe Alou
Winn is a heck of a player and heck of a man. He might be entering the peak of his career right now. The extension is well deserved. He made a tremendous impact on our fans last year and also his teammates.
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#Man

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It's a big difference. It gives me a lot of confidence.
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#Confidence

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Otherwise he'll miss too many games.
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#Games

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He's throwing harder. His first several fastballs had a lot of life.
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#Life

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Howard is impressive. He moves well around the bag. He's a David Ortiz-type man.
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#Man

Felipe Alou
It was very hard, but it was easy because when you deal with a man like that, everything is easy. I've been dealing with him since he was 22. He hasn't changed as a person.
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#Man