19 Total Quotes

Jeff Francis Quotes

The three runs in the fourth came when I made bad pitches all in a row and they took advantage of them. I have to be able to eliminate those mistakes.
Jeff Francis
#Advantage

To finally play in international competition, especially in a place like that where every country had their best, it was pretty special.
Jeff Francis
#Competition

They took advantage of some bad pitches and hit them hard.
Jeff Francis
#Advantage

Once the season is over. I just kind of go back through it, look at the things I wrote down over the year -- what I did, what I need to do, what I'm happy with, what I'm not happy with -- and look forward to next year.
Jeff Francis
#Kind

Solo home runs usually don't hurt you. But when there's four they do.
Jeff Francis
#Home

telling you what he thinks of his fastball.
Jeff Francis
#Fastball

I really didn't think he was going to take me out. I was surprised. But it's not really my job to second-guess those things. We won the game, that's the most important thing, so I'm not too worried about it.
Jeff Francis
#Job

Every country has something to prove. We want to show this is a global game. It's not just America's game any more.
Jeff Francis
#Country

In early March it's not too often you're playing intense games like that. I think I've prepared myself well for it (so) that those things will take care of themselves.
Jeff Francis
#Games

To put that confidence in me to start a game like that I think builds my confidence and makes me feel good going out. I'm ready to go the full 65 (pitches).
Jeff Francis
#Confidence

To see between 10 and 20 defeats is not unusual. In 2003 there were 42 budgets defeated. In 2004 there were only six. Between 10 and 20 defeats is not uncommon.
Jeff Francis
#Budgets

My observation is that this year there was a lot of work done by local officials by both developing responsible budgets and doing a very good jobs to communicate what's behind the budgets.
Jeff Francis
#Observation

It's a very disappointing feeling. With the feelings we had coming into the game we were confident. But I don't think we're going to walk away with our heads down, I think we're proud of what's happened, that's just the mentality we take.
Jeff Francis
#Feelings

It really did happen very quick. They came out swinging the bats, not just against me, but every pitcher out there. They didn't get deep into a lot of counts. I left pitches up, and good hitters are going to hit pitches like that.
Jeff Francis
#Bats

This was an awesome experience, something you don't experience in the major leagues.
Jeff Francis
#Experience

It was awesome, especially that atmosphere out there (Thursday). It was something you don't experience playing in the major leagues. It was something special.
Jeff Francis
#Experience

It was the same thing the whole outing. I was having trouble with my release point and getting the ball where I needed to. There is definitely something that is not quite right.
Jeff Francis
#Trouble

He's so confident on his feet. He's got a tremendous arsenal of moves. He doesn't do the same thing every time.
Jeff Francis
#Arsenal

I just made some bad pitches all in a row. I have to be able to eliminate those mistakes.
Jeff Francis
#Mistakes