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I like Wily Mo. I think everybody here does. But that's just part of the game. We're just trying to do everything we can to get better.
Jerry Narron
#Trying

You don't worry about it. Somewhere down the line, left-handers are going to pitch back to back.
Jerry Narron
#Worry

He hasn't done anything to hurt himself.
Jerry Narron
#Hurt

He has not hurt himself. He's done everything possible to make the club. He's played well in the outfield.
Jerry Narron
#Hurt

That's a mistake I want him to learn from. From the dugout, it looked like the throw home might be high (over the cutoff man's head) and that might be the way he read it.
Jerry Narron
#Home

I had no clue that this was his third concussion, I did not know that. In baseball, that's unusual.
Jerry Narron
#Baseball

We're just really hoping he continues to improve. The people who saw him this year really feel he has the capability to be an everyday Major League outfielder.
Jerry Narron
#People

The only reason I'm coming back is because the players played well.
Jerry Narron
#Reason

I want to say that seven of his last eight starts have been quality starts. Tonight, he was up and over the plate.
Jerry Narron
#Quality

I think he's willing to work. I think anybody that says he's not willing to work hasn't been around him enough. I'm sure at times he would get frustrated and wonder, 'What am I working for?' It's not that he's a lazy guy.
Jerry Narron
#Work

If he commands his pitches and throws strikes, he has good games. When he doesn't, he struggles.
Jerry Narron
#Games

He has looked better on defense. And he definitely is locked in on offense. He has hit some balls hard.
Jerry Narron
#Defense

A big part of it is he completely shuts down the running game. It's tough to get secondary leads off him. They can't even get primary leads off him, let alone secondary.
Jerry Narron
#Running

We're trying to get the middle infielders involved.
Jerry Narron
#Trying

I've told our pitchers that if they throw one away, it won't hurt their chances of making the team.
Jerry Narron
#Hurt

He got some pitches up which hurt him. He made some good pitches too. We didn't execute a rundown on defense and that hurt him. But he threw 75 pitches and he only threw 65 in his last start. We'll continue to stretch him out.
Jerry Narron
#Hurt

He hit his spots. That had to be a confidence builder. You have to consider who he faced, but you still have to hit your spots. He has been a closer in Triple-A, so he has experience at the end of the game.
Jerry Narron
#Confidence

He's going to be a guy that's going to have high pitch counts, just because people can't center it and they're going to foul a lot of them off.
Jerry Narron
#People

With the problems he's had, he wants a complete OK from the doctor before he plays nine innings.
Jerry Narron
#Problems

We can use him in big spots early in a game where we couldn't in the past. That's the biggest benefit of having three catchers.
Jerry Narron
#Past

I didn't tell Hattie last night before he left. He might be shocked when he walks in the door, I don't know.
Jerry Narron
#Night

It was great to see a young guy like Brandon Phillips have the kind of night that he did. He's a very talented baseball player. He's got all the abilities. We'll just have to see if, at the major league level, he can be consistent.
Jerry Narron
#Night

I was catching the night he had his major league debut. Four knocks.
Jerry Narron
#Night

With Hudson, it is all about consistency. To be a bona fide major league pitcher, you have to be consistent. He would have one outing where he was very, very good and another where he was very, very bad.
Jerry Narron
#Consistency

We felt like there were other people ahead of him. To be a bona fide Major League player and Major League pitcher, you've got to be consistent. At times, he was very, very good. At other times, he was very bad. What separates you is consistency.
Jerry Narron
#People

We had plays we should have made and just didn't. I do know that we're better than that.
Jerry Narron
#Plays

It not only gives me confidence, it gives everybody in uniform and everybody that works for the Reds confidence. You could tell from Day 1 there was going to be strong leadership here from the very top, and that's tremendous for a sports franchise of any kind to have.
Jerry Narron
#Confidence

We had plays we should have made, and we just didn't.
Jerry Narron
#Plays

I think he did great. I think he likes the responsibility of pitching when the game is on the line. There are some players in all sports -- they don't want to be the guy out there when the game is on the line. Some guys do.
Jerry Narron
#Responsibility

He throws strikes and quality strikes.
Jerry Narron
#Quality