14 Total Quotes

Leo Mazzone Quotes

I know that the opportunity doesn't come around too often when you can work for your best friend and go back to your home state,
Leo Mazzone
#Best Friends

It takes guts. And I think it'd be harder than hell to control.
Leo Mazzone
#Control

I think Mad Dog's got a great poker face. He wills himself to do things. There'd be a lot of other people that wouldn't even be pitching.
Leo Mazzone
#Poker

It's talent. It's a gift.
Leo Mazzone
#Talent

He may be ready tomorrow; I'll have to ask him how he's feeling.
Leo Mazzone
#Ask

I think the World Baseball Classic is great for the game. But the timing of it makes it more difficult in spring training because you like to set up your rotation right on March 2 and ride it all the way through. There's going to be some skips here and there.
Leo Mazzone
#Baseball

I'd rather it be this way than be ignored. I don't feel any pressure. I feel excitement.
Leo Mazzone
#Excitement

He is so smart, he makes everything so simple. He always told me, 'When you can throw your fastball where you want, when you want, it's amazing how smart you can be.' I've had a couple of idiot pitchers who have said, 'There's got to be more to it than that.' He's the smartest pitcher I've ever seen. He's the greatest pitcher I've ever seen. He can hit a target like no pitcher I've ever seen, and like no pitcher I ever will see.
Leo Mazzone
#Fastball

It's all about the pitchers around here. They are first-class citizens, and they get treated that way.
Leo Mazzone
#Class

Both sides agreed to end their discussions without a resolution.
Leo Mazzone
#Resolution

It's almost like they've been here. That's the type of makeup they have and the influence in this clubhouse. That starts with No. 6.
Leo Mazzone
#Influence

Hudson was outstanding on short rest, one of the best games he's pitched all year. Good control. He was in total command.
Leo Mazzone
#Control

The reason we have won so many ERA titles here is because of him. We definitely appreciate him. You are talking about the best center fielder since Willie Mays. Everyone around here knows what he has meant to us this season.
Leo Mazzone
#Reason

I remember my first bullpen session with him. He was throwing the ball all over, and afterward he asks me, 'So, what did you think of that?' And I told him, 'To be honest with you, I didn't think it was very good.' So he says, 'Hmmm,' and the next day he hits every target he threw at. Every one. The son of a gun was testing me.
Leo Mazzone
#Target