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John Gibbons Quotes

John Gibbons
We're due. We're overdue, ... These guys can hit. We've all seen them hit. Believe it or not, what happens, when you struggle as a whole, everyone tries to do that much more. It may not always look like that but you start to press a little bit.
John Gibbons
#Believe

John Gibbons
We played a good ballgame. We scratched a couple runs and caught the big break.
John Gibbons
#Ball Game

John Gibbons
From here on out every game matters to them and it doesn't matter who they're playing,
John Gibbons
#Game

John Gibbons
We'll take 3-3 right now having gone in against Boston. Now you can go home, but it doesn't get any easier.
John Gibbons
#Boston

John Gibbons
There were at least two [starts] -- maybe even three -- that he left with the lead late and the game got away from us. You throw that in the can. He hasn't been blown out, I don't think. He's pitched good enough to win some of them, anyway.
John Gibbons
#Game

John Gibbons
Aaron's hit a lot of atom balls. He's hit a ton of balls hard. But he's scuffling, and he and Mickey are just trying to see if they can 'load him up' a bit.
John Gibbons
#Atom

John Gibbons
Some guys get by with a lot of hard-hit balls that are outs, they get a ton of runs scored for them. You look further than just results. You see what they guy's featuring and that will tell you everything.
John Gibbons
#Balls

John Gibbons
We played a good ballgame, ... We scratched a couple runs and caught the big break.
John Gibbons
#Ball Game

John Gibbons
We hit some balls hard right at guys today. That's baseball, we also benefit from that, too.
John Gibbons
#Baseball

John Gibbons
Until [Johnson is] ready, we'll just tell him to baby it. If a guy runs, just flip it in. We already know he can throw. ... He's a sparkplug-type guy. I know he felt good because it's been a while [since he's played in a game]. You always worry when you get injuries.
John Gibbons
#Babies

John Gibbons
Believe it or not, you get some of those veteran pitchers and they can get in some jams and come up with a pitch here or there.
John Gibbons
#Believe

John Gibbons
You watch Ortiz over the last few years, there's not a more clutch player out there. And you can't walk him because Ramirez hits behind him.
John Gibbons
#Clutch

John Gibbons
We didn't believe the imposition of a liquor license suspension was commensurate with the offense. We were expecting to get a warning or something of that nature.
John Gibbons
#Believe

John Gibbons
It was working to our advantage. He couldn't throw strikes. It's a big lead to overcome, though. Brutal conditions, but it was working in our favor at the moment.
John Gibbons
#Advantage

John Gibbons
At this stage of the game we've got come out of it over .500, no question, ... Boston's rolling, the Yanks aren't going to fold and the wild card's all bunched up. We definitely need a good trip.
John Gibbons
#Game

John Gibbons
Towers and McClung pitched great, ... (Towers) has been on a roll and (McClung) can overpower you with his fastball and when he gets his curveball over he's tough. He has a great arm.
John Gibbons
#Fastball

John Gibbons
Towers and McClung pitched great. (Towers) has been on a roll and (McClung) can overpower you with his fastball and when he gets his curveball over he's tough. He has a great arm.
John Gibbons
#Fastball

John Gibbons
Not one bit. Not the way we played, ... You play 162 games. They all hurt, but we'll go out of here holding our head high. I'll tell you that.
John Gibbons
#Games

John Gibbons
Not one bit. Not the way we played. You play 162 games. They all hurt, but we'll go out of here holding our head high. I'll tell you that.
John Gibbons
#Games

John Gibbons
It was a slugfest type game. We swung the bats good. They had that one big inning.
John Gibbons
#Bats

John Gibbons
We're going to make our mistakes this season, but the key will be in trying to limit those. We want to make the routine plays when we have a chance to make them.
John Gibbons
#Mistakes

John Gibbons
I don't see any evidence of guys pressing. We've had some good at-bats. We just have hit any long balls lately.
John Gibbons
#Bats

John Gibbons
If he drives in 60, that would be fine. He's got the knack too for some clutch hits because he puts the ball in play and that's a big thing when you have guys in scoring position.
John Gibbons
#Clutch

John Gibbons
It's kind of a natural progression. The guy's got the stuff. He's starting to believe in himself, too. The first time up -- rookie year or whatever -- until you establish yourself, you're never sure if you belong. You feel like you almost live and die with every outing.
John Gibbons
#Believe

John Gibbons
Obviously, it's a great thing to honor your country and to get that type of experience on such a big stage, but we're a little bit selfish in wanting those guys back as soon as possible. With so many new faces in camp this year, ideally you'd like to have all of them around as much as possible to establish chemistry and continuity in your lineup. But it's a great experience for Vernon, who's getting the most playing time of anyone.
John Gibbons
#Country

John Gibbons
There was no reason at all to toss me,
John Gibbons
#Reason

John Gibbons
I don't even know if we're looking for that. I just know my guys. They've got a lot of heart. They just get after it.
John Gibbons
#Heart

John Gibbons
You watch Ortiz over the past few years and there is not a more clutch guy in the game.
John Gibbons
#Past

John Gibbons
When you're playing certain teams in the league, you know you've got to score. We scored five last night and then five in one inning tonight. You know you have to do that, and the pitching did a nice job. But, yeah, the add-on runs are key.
John Gibbons
#Night

John Gibbons
We just want to break it up for them a little bit. Get them out there facing some competition. It revs things up a little bit.
John Gibbons
#Competition