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He throws strikes and quality strikes. He's not going to just give you cookies to hit. He's going to make good pitches. When he does that, he has a chance to have some quick innings.
Jerry Narron
#Quality

It wasn't too long ago that Brandon Phillips was one of the best prospects in baseball. If you have a chance to get that type of player, you take a chance.
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#Baseball

It might have bothered him a little bit. You could tell by the home run that was up next. He fell behind.
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#Home

You don't want to get somebody thrown out at the plate with nobody out. That's Baseball 101. Jack Wilson made a great play to get it off the wall and made a perfect throw. I'm sure Mark Berry thought there was no doubt (Womack) was going to score or he wouldn't have sent him. I'd rather Berry be aggressive than overly conservative.
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#Baseball

He's a quality major-league pitcher.
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#Quality

If he gets on base, he can make a lot happen. He disrupts the other club's pitching and defense and everything.
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#Defense

There's not a guy out there I'm afraid to use. I've just got to show confidence in them and put them out there and they'll do well, they'll get the job done. If they don't, or we start feeling like they won't, we'll make some changes.
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#Confidence

He kept the ball down and got a lot of ground balls early. The reputation is he's a fly-ball guy and he kept the ball down and got ground balls, especially early in the game. He's the type of guy, when he gets a lead, he's not going to hurt himself.
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#Reputation

I would think so. That's a lot of games.
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#Games

He wasn't 100 percent at times and he kept pitching and trying to pitch through it. I think his legs just not being 100 percent last year didn't help him at all.
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#Trying

I wasn't surprised one bit. We did him a great service by letting him go as quick as we did. We gave him a chance to make another club.
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#Service

It's not because he doesn't work at it. He's just not a very good hitter. He'll probably get upset about me saying that, but he's a pretty good pitcher.
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#Work

It was a big league baseball game tonight. That was the way the game is supposed to be played. We just don't see it every night. It's a shame. It's great to see a game played the right way. It's what I live for.
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#Baseball

He was ready to go. He said, 'I have no problem pitching on three days' rest.
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#Rest

To do it on three days' rest shows you what kind of competitor he is. He came in here ready to go yesterday. There was no question about it.
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#Rest

Jenkins had a great night. He's been swinging the bat really well. They have a good ballclub. 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.
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#Night

It was basically more batting practice than it was a simulated game.
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#Practice

I've got confidence with him with left-handed hitters up there. You really want to go with your best stuff if possible, and we did that. I was really happy with Todd Coffey, with the way he came in and got through two innings for us with guys on base.
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#Confidence

The thing that separates a really good major leaguer and a marginal player is consistency.
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#Consistency

We wouldn't be where we are without him. He gave everybody in the clubhouse a lift when the trade was made.
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#Trade

You could tell he was an outstanding competitor and he had no fear. He's been that way here, too.
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#Fear

He was just trying to drive it to the big part of the ballpark and get one, and he ended up getting all three.
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#Trying

I think everybody in baseball knows he's a good player. Playing in Tampa Bay like he did and then going to Seattle ... when you play in the same outfield with Ichiro (Suzuki), you're not going to be top dog, that's for sure.
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#Baseball

I think we made a step in that direction when we drafted Homer Bailey. Everything I've heard out of Dayton is he's got a chance to be a top-of-the-rotation guy.
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#Direction

Maybe Austin Kearns, Rich Aurilia, I don't know, maybe Felipe Lopez, too, might get some rest. Depends on what pitchers we face, too.
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#Rest

You go over there and you get all the emotions. It's very uplifting, it's very heartbreaking. Just to talk with these guys, they're so proud of what they have done and what they are doing.
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#Emotions

To his credit, he didn't get down.
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#Credit