41 Total Quotes

Jake Peavy Quotes

Jake Peavy
I'm honored to be part of it. I imagine the competition is going to be pretty intense. I don't think anybody wants to be embarrassed with 'Team USA' across your chest.
Jake Peavy
#Competition

Jake Peavy
This is about the coolest thing I've ever done on a baseball field. I can't even put it into words.
Jake Peavy
#Baseball

Jake Peavy
Obviously, there's been a lot of stuff said negatively about the tournament. But when you put this uniform on and you hear your national anthem, there's a lot of pride involved. . . . There's no doubt that this is something I'll look back on for the rest of my life and cherish.
Jake Peavy
#Negativity

Jake Peavy
It was the doctors' choice to let this thing rest, and hopefully I'll be at full strength for the stretch run, ... I wasn't at full strength Sunday.
Jake Peavy
#Choice

Jake Peavy
This is as bad as it gets, I don't know what it takes to win a ballgame. I'm not going to blame the hitters. I didn't do my job.
Jake Peavy
#Ball Game

Jake Peavy
My head is spinning. I just felt terrible overall, but you have to really give our training staff credit. And look at Giles. He's the gamer. Giles is the guy who really came through here.
Jake Peavy
#Credit

Jake Peavy
There is no panic in here. We still have a three-game lead with six to go.
Jake Peavy
#Game

Jake Peavy
It was close to a playoff atmosphere. This crowd was into it every pitch. Really, when I went out there for the ninth, with that crowd behind you, it's going to be hard to blow it.
Jake Peavy
#Atmosphere

Jake Peavy
We played great defense,
Jake Peavy
#Defense

Jake Peavy
When the last time you threw a baseball you were feeling a sharp pain in your shoulder,
Jake Peavy
#Baseball

Jake Peavy
I made a mistake to Guzman,
Jake Peavy
#Mistake

Jake Peavy
Obviously, there's going to be some excitement in the air. I'm going to be as ready to pitch and as prepared as I've ever been. I'm not down by any means. I'm going to go out and compete. I'm sure they're looking forward to it, but so are we. We've just got to play hard and make it happen.
Jake Peavy
#Excitement

Jake Peavy
I felt good tonight. I just made some bad pitches and cost us the game. I hate that we lost, but we've got a couple more starts to get back to full strength and hopefully we can push this thing to the playoffs and I'll throw good for that.
Jake Peavy
#Hate

Jake Peavy
I can't tell you all the things Paul did for this ballclub. I hate to see him go. And he didn't go unnoticed. I think everyone in here felt the loss.
Jake Peavy
#Hate

Jake Peavy
I've been watching that magic number, waiting for it to get down to two,
Jake Peavy
#Magic

Jake Peavy
I don't think my emotions are going to get the best of me. I have a lot of excitement, a lot of adrenaline, but in the four years I've been here, I've learned to channel it in the right way.
Jake Peavy
#Emotions

Jake Peavy
I hurt it originally Wednesday night, jumping up and down during the celebration,
Jake Peavy
#Hurt

Jake Peavy
and felt it a little bit, but you feel bruises and bumps in your body.
Jake Peavy
#Body

Jake Peavy
I'll just be rooting on the boys as a cheerleader,
Jake Peavy
#Boys

Jake Peavy
I have a lot of memories of Clemens, ... I have a lot of souvenirs and memorabilia related to Clemens.
Jake Peavy
#Memories

Jake Peavy
Talk about playing in pain -- look at this guy over there. That's what happens when you pour your heat and soul into it. Most guys are going to miss a couple weeks with the kind of bruise he has. We've got some gamers in here.
Jake Peavy
#Pain

Jake Peavy
I am not trying to do myself in, ... I am Novocain from the waist up. I give the edge to Novocain tonight. Nothing really felt good. My head is spinning. I don't feel good right now. And the hand was a lot worse than the jaw.
Jake Peavy
#Trying

Jake Peavy
They've got a good team, no doubt,
Jake Peavy
#Doubt

Jake Peavy
Fortunately we're six games up going into tonight, and we have a little bit of a cushion. It's not comfortable by any means, but we like our chances and we're able to do this.
Jake Peavy
#Games

Jake Peavy
I want to get more sound. I want to be more in tune with my body and my mechanics, to cut down on my mistakes. Look at Roger Clemens and Randy Johnson. People talk about them being power pitchers, but they throw the ball where they want 95 percent of the time.
Jake Peavy
#Body

Jake Peavy
I think they're very important. Obviously you don't want to tax your body. You get in the heat of battle and you're going to want to stay in there when you probably shouldn't.
Jake Peavy
#Body

Jake Peavy
This is probably the coolest thing I've ever done on a baseball field. To be with this group of guys, have a chance to represent my country in America's pastime, I can't put into words what it means to me.
Jake Peavy
#Baseball

Jake Peavy
I've never had a better feeling in my life. I wanted to win with everything I had within me. I can't tell you the amount of pride you have when you put that uniform on with all of America watching.
Jake Peavy
#Life

Jake Peavy
I've never had a better feeling in my life. It was the coolest thing I have ever done when Team USA took the field today.
Jake Peavy
#Life

Jake Peavy
I've never had a better feeling in my life. When Team USA took the field, it was the coolest thing I have ever done. I can't even tell you what went through my head. It didn't hit me until then. The national anthem, just putting on the uniform and being down in the bullpen, was just awesome.
Jake Peavy
#Life