13 Total Quotes

Jay Payton Quotes

We get two hits one night and nine runs the next. If someone can come up with a magic formula on why that happens, he could make millions. That's just baseball.
Jay Payton
#Magic

That's mainly why I wanted to get out of Boston. Fortunately, it's worked out well ? maybe a little better than anticipated. But I felt confident. I thought I could help a team win.
Jay Payton
#Boston

I didn't have anybody to throw to, so I had to take off for second. I was just trying to cut him off and slide in front of the bag,
Jay Payton
#Trying

That's mainly why I wanted to get out of Boston, ... Fortunately, it's worked out well -- maybe a little better than anticipated. But I felt confident. I thought I could help a team win.
Jay Payton
#Boston

I was just trying to cut him off. I didn't want to go head first because if he goes feet first, I get spiked or cleated in the head. I thought I broke his arm at first. I'm glad he's OK. I felt bad for him. I cleated him pretty good.
Jay Payton
#Trying

[BOSTON ? Tie game, runner in scoring position and David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez due up in the 10th inning.] It's about as bad as it gets, ... Those are the last two guys in the world you want to face with a guy on third base with less than two outs.
Jay Payton
#Boston

When you play 162 games, you are going to be hot some days and cold some days. I'll take it as long as we're hot more than we're cold.
Jay Payton
#Games

It was really, really wet. Fortunately, no one got hurt.
Jay Payton
#Hurt

You play 162 games and you're going to go through cycles of both hot and cold. I'll take it if we stay hot.
Jay Payton
#Games

[OAKLAND: Top starters Rich Harden and Barry Zito will get an extra day of rest next week. Dan Haren will pitch Tuesday at Detroit and Kirk Saarloos on Wednesday. ... DH-1B Scott Hatteberg has a strained right stomach muscle, though he played Saturday. Manager Ken Macha is considering keeping Hatteberg out of the lineup Sunday and Tuesday, giving him a total of three days to rest with Monday's off day. ... Macha would like to get LHP Ricardo Rincon into a game soon. He hasn't pitched since Monday. ... OF Jay Payton is feeling the best he has at the plate in a long time. He has five homers in his last 11 games, and he homered in consecutive games for the third time since joining the A's on July 13 in a trade with Boston.] Right now I feel as good as I ever have, ... A couple of minor things make a world of difference.
Jay Payton
#Game #Long Time #Stomach #Boston