117 Total Quotes

Jerry Narron Quotes

When pitchers are pitching well, they're repeating well, physically and mentally. I don't know about the mental part of it, because I'm not in [Hudson's] head. But physically, he gets out of sync, and it takes him a few batters to get it back.
Jerry Narron
#Mental

Early, middle, late - it doesn't matter. Any time you play within your division, they're going to be pretty good games and games that you have to play well in to win.
Jerry Narron
#Games

I like Wily Mo. I think everybody here does. ... It's tough to get pitching. Wayne has worked very hard to get it. Today is the start of that.
Jerry Narron
#Hard

He talked about that. It's well-founded. I think from being with the Cardinals he saw (the benefit of having) Stan Musial and Red Schoendienst around all the time.
Jerry Narron
#Benefit

He didn't ask errant questions. He asked intelligent questions.
Jerry Narron
#Ask

We'll see how the game goes tonight. You never know, he might start tomorrow, too.
Jerry Narron
#Game

I can't imagine being 19 years old and playing in a major league game - even if it's an exhibition game. He's going to be outstanding.
Jerry Narron
#Exhibition

I'm a pitching and defense guy, ... I love it.
Jerry Narron
#Defense

He can play second, third, all three outfield positions. Not only us, but all of baseball would like to have someone like that.
Jerry Narron
#Baseball

Playing in Boston, playing in New York, even a minor role is a big role. I don't know that you'd consider what he did in Boston a minor role, I'm not saying that. But just the intensity and the atmosphere, the urgency to win, makes it a bigger role.
Jerry Narron
#Boston

They rolled some balls through the infield and got some hits, and then Hammond comes in and slips a little bit. But we should make some of those plays.
Jerry Narron
#Balls

We're hoping he can help us immediately. But if not, we think he can help us in the future. Right now, we'll see how games go. If there's a spot where we can get him in, we'll get him in as quick as we can.
Jerry Narron
#Future

He's a great competitor, he's fearless. He'll throw any pitch over at any count. You're not going to see a lot of 2-0, 3-1 cookies - he's going to make guys hit his pitch, he's not going to give in to guys.
Jerry Narron
#Competitor

Our guys are pretty resilient. We've had a couple of really ugly games, losses, and came back and won the next day. It was nice to come out today and score those runs early. I think that helped everybody.
Jerry Narron
#Games

I believe when somebody makes a mistake, you have to let them know about it so they don't make the same mistake again. But I will never embarrass one of our players on the field.
Jerry Narron
#Believe

To get five hits and win the ballgame is kind of unusual for this lineup. Griff's Griff, and Felipe has been swinging the bat better the last couple of days.
Jerry Narron
#Ball Game

I told him if he makes the club, he's going to have to dress down the hall.
Jerry Narron
#Club

Anyone who throws hard, they talk about using them in relief because their velocity is going to go up.
Jerry Narron
#Hard

I've never seen anyone go 20-for-33 in spring training. And it's a hard 20 hits. He doesn't have any soft hits.
Jerry Narron
#Hard

That was a tough spot for Simpson.
Jerry Narron
#Simpson

He's a professional hitter. He's going to give you good at-bats. He's going to see a lot of pitches.
Jerry Narron
#Bats

If I would have left him in there and Burnitz had hit a home run I'd have probably killed myself.
Jerry Narron
#Home

Javy's come up big for us all year, ... I'm glad he got the opportunity to swing the bat.
Jerry Narron
#Opportunity

It's no secret, with Griffey out, we're really searching a bit. We're trying to see what works.
Jerry Narron
#Trying

It seems his history is he has a couple innings where he just does not command the baseball. When he throws strikes and quality strikes, he gets guys out. But tonight he wasn't able to make adjustments and he struggled through it.
Jerry Narron
#Baseball

Jenkins had a great night. He's been swinging the bat really well. They have a good ball club. They have a great lineup. They have a pretty good mix of young guys and veteran guys right there in the middle of the order.
Jerry Narron
#Night

One big inning. The first night (Friday), we weren't able to put up a crooked number. The last two days we were.
Jerry Narron
#Night

Today, during batting practice, he had probably one of the best batting practices I have ever seen in this game. It looks like he's seeing the ball real well right now.
Jerry Narron
#Practice

The Braves, what they're doing is phenomenal. The biggest reason is they've been able to have good people in the minor leagues to coach and develop. They've got an outstanding group of scouts. You've got to have good people and you've got to keep them together.
Jerry Narron
#People

I respect the differences in people. I'm old school. If I hit a home run, I run the bases, shake the hands of my teammates and sit down. If I scored a touchdown in football, I'd give the ball to the referee.
Jerry Narron
#Home