147 Total Quotes

Phil Garner Quotes

Roy is on the slight side and he's lean, but very strong, very strong, and a very good athlete.
Phil Garner
#Athlete

I think Houston and baseball fans around the country really enjoy watching the legend pitch now, perhaps the greatest pitcher of all time. If there's anything that comes after this, that's up to Roger.
Phil Garner
#Baseball

Certainly, it's nice to go on the road and play well. The first night here wasn't kind to us, but we ended up having a split in San Francisco. I'll take it.
Phil Garner
#Night

The way he went about his business gave us great confidence. He went after them, he challenged them.
Phil Garner
#Business

We're a different club. We're not as offensively potent as last year, but our pitching is more solid top to bottom. Somehow we found a way.
Phil Garner
#Club

Things went very well in the surgery and he's in Georgia with (wife) Jennifer and the baby and things are well. He will address the press when he gets back.
Phil Garner
#Babies

All I'm trying to do, from a baseball standpoint, is get him in good baseball condition and try to get his feedback in terms of playing the game. At that point, we'll decide where he'll go from there.
Phil Garner
#Baseball

We let them off the hook and let them keep their heads in the game,
Phil Garner
#Game

This team has a lot of character. And as someone who has lived in Houston a long time, I know how long our fans have been waiting for this and how much it means to them. They've earned it.
Phil Garner
#Character

I didn't want to see them lose, because I know they're having fun with the competition. But it could be possibly good for Carlos. Get him back in here and get him pitching.
Phil Garner
#Competition

He might have thrown 10, 20 innings, and I'm honest with you when I say that. I think he was prepared to do whatever it took. I've never seen anyone like him. He's amazing.
Phil Garner
#Honest

I think there's going to be a sequel on it; this is going to be the greatest game ever played,
Phil Garner
#Game

I was just looking at the rest of the games and seeing how to make it fair for them to be able to catch and be in shape and do the best they can do, too, while taking a good, hard look at Munson.
Phil Garner
#Games

I think it's going to be difficult because (Clemens) will probably win the rest of the games this year (and) that's going to tighten it up,
Phil Garner
#Games

I played in that [1986] game, and I wasn't nearly as tired in that game because I got taken out in the eighth inning. There was a book written on it, called 'The Greatest Game Ever Played,' and now there's gonna be a sequel.
Phil Garner
#Game

I think it's a disregard to our fans, the comfort of our fans.
Phil Garner
#Comfort

Well, we're certainly not in a good spot. We'll bounce back. We'll make a series out of this.
Phil Garner
#Bounce

Well, I think Chris is swinging the bat pretty good right now and he has through these playoff games, ... Going with a little bit of a hot hand. This is only a move to do today. I haven't even thought about tomorrow.
Phil Garner
#Games

Well, I wanted to go home. I wanted to see what was going on in Houston,
Phil Garner
#Home

It was wonderful. It's better than words. Your heart flutters. There are tears in your eyes.
Phil Garner
#Eyes

Tough loss, no question, but we've still got a lot of baseball to play. No question in my mind that we'll bounce back and play well.
Phil Garner
#Baseball

What you saw tonight is not unusual for Roy. This was a big stage and we've had trouble winning games in this park. He stepped up, and took control, and did a super job.
Phil Garner
#Games

We've been resilient. We're going to test our mettle now. We'll see how we bounce back.
Phil Garner
#Bounce

Our at-bats aren't very good, ... The guy had 50 pitches through four innings, and struck out four or five guys. We're just not having good at-bats.
Phil Garner
#Bats

We took advantage. When we started getting guys on base we had nice hitting. Of course, the three-run homer always helps out.
Phil Garner
#Advantage

Morgan Ensberg got hot and some other guys started swinging the bats a little bit.
Phil Garner
#Bats

What did they say? If we don't win (last night's) game, it's probably over. But our club is unusual. We're able to bounce back.
Phil Garner
#Club

He's missing with his fastball, and he's relying more on his slider,
Phil Garner
#Fastball

I don't know what was different, ... But we swung the bats from the outset of the game. Maybe that was the difference. We went out with a more aggressive approach. We seem to go at him that way. In the past, he's made good pitches on us early in the count, he's gotten ahead and put us away.
Phil Garner
#Bats

This is embarrassing, the way it's playing out.
Phil Garner
#Embarrassing