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Mark Connor Quotes

We're counting on him to assume a role of responsibility late in the game.
Mark Connor
#Responsibility

He deserves the opportunity to be in the rotation.
Mark Connor
#Opportunity

We like this kid and his stuff. This kid has got the ability to do anything in the Majors. Like Juan Dominguez, it's a matter of consistency.
Mark Connor
#Ability

We laid it out on the table for him, what his situation was, and to his credit, he's done everything he possibly could do to get back. He's bigger and stronger. We thought his weight was down last year, and it may have affected his velocity.
Mark Connor
#Credit

But we had given Kim a lot of money and he was dealing at the time.
Mark Connor
#Money

I had him get after it. I'm just trying to make him concentrate more in every situation, have a purpose for everything. I was giving him certain outs, counts, scores, to see what he would do with it.
Mark Connor
#Purpose

No, I'm not concerned about the home runs. We just wanted him to get in his 18 pitches and come out healthy. No concerns at all. He was fine. Besides, the one home run was just a pop-up that got caught in the wind.
Mark Connor
#Home

The ball was moving good today. He was throwing it over the plate. If he does that, he'll get people out. There's progress each time out.
Mark Connor
#People

It's an audition for him.
Mark Connor
#Audition

He's not ready. It's his typical Spring Training regimen. If you look at his past, he basically averages eight innings in 'A' games, even back when he was in Atlanta. His first spring they pitched him 20 innings and he basically had a 10.00 ERA. It takes him a while to get going.
Mark Connor
#Past

These appointments reflect our continued progress and our intention to bring forward other large mixed use schemes across the North West.
Mark Connor
#Intention

I want him to focus on making one pitch at a time. Sometimes it looks like he's trying to make 10 pitches and pressing to a certain degree, trying to make the perfect pitch. It's hard to do this with a lot of tension, it's hard to do anything with a lot of tension. He's pressing because he expects a lot out of himself.
Mark Connor
#Focus