14 Total Quotes

Mark Kotsay Quotes

I left a small army [on base]. We failed to get it done tonight. Now we have four games to get it done.
Mark Kotsay
#Army

Everyone in here knows what we went through as a team. Nobody was pointing fingers last year, and nobody's pointing fingers this year.
Mark Kotsay
#Fingers

It's kind of neat. It's great to see the program produce so many major league players. It's a credit to the school.
Mark Kotsay
#Credit

We didn't come out flat. They came out and swung the bats well. How can a team come out flat when we know what's on the line? It's Sept. 21 and we're 11/2 games out. They jumped out on us and never let up. They kept their foot on our neck and never let us breathe.
Mark Kotsay
#Bats

We didn't come out flat; they came out and swung the bats well, ... How can this team come out flat when we know what's on the line on Sept. 21? They jumped out on us and never let up. They kept their foot on our neck and never let us breathe.
Mark Kotsay
#Bats

We still have the opportunity now, if we sweep (the Angels), to come out even for the last weekend.
Mark Kotsay
#Angels

I left a small army.
Mark Kotsay
#Army

This team made a good run, showed a lot of character, a lot of heart. We'll finish up the season, but the opportunity of making the playoffs is gone and that's disappointing.
Mark Kotsay
#Character

Obviously, we've got four games against them (Angels). We've got to take care of these games first. Macha said yesterday we need a seven-game winning streak.
Mark Kotsay
#Angels

We could have folded up the tent after May, but we didn't, ... We've got incredible character in this clubhouse.
Mark Kotsay
#Character

I didn't make the adjustment overnight. Obviously, you work out with a wood bat during batting practice in college and go out to summer leagues like the Cape Cod and the Jayhawk so you actually get 150-200 at-bats using wood. It was kind of a gradual thing for me.
Mark Kotsay
#College

We definitely battled. Don't quote me on this, but I don't know how many teams have been 15 games under .500 and did what we did. This is my eighth season, and -- I've never had this much fulfillment before. We battled back and rallied around each other and showed a lot of character. Every guy gave his heart. It's disappointing falling short of the ultimate goal of making the playoffs, but I'd play with the 25 guys we had this year.
Mark Kotsay
#Games

For the most part, everybody goes about their business. Everybody handles themselves in a professional manner. All we have to do is go out and play. You don't have to rely on someone else's opinion. It's always different in different clubhouses. We just want to remain consistent.
Mark Kotsay
#Business

It seemed like everybody on that team liked each other, and when you like each other, you're usually having fun. And if you're having fun with each other, you're probably going to play a little better baseball, so I think the two go hand-in-hand.
Mark Kotsay
#Fun