23 Total Quotes

Richie Sexson Quotes

I don't think it was where he wanted it. He doesn't throw beach balls.
Richie Sexson
#Balls

I'd like to believe so. No one can ever say with certainty who's going to go to a World Series. But you have to come to the ballpark every day convinced you are going to win.
Richie Sexson
#Certainty

The meat of our order still hasn't done anything and we're still winning games.
Richie Sexson
#Games

The meat of our order hasn't really done anything. We're still winning games and floating around .500, so that's good. As soon as we start clicking and doing some things that we can do, we'll start winning more consistently.
Richie Sexson
#Games

It's one of the most powerful things in sports. Not a lot of people can do that.
Richie Sexson
#People

It surprised me that he went home.
Richie Sexson
#Home

The truth is that this is the worst I've ever felt at the plate for this long a period of time.
Richie Sexson
#Truth

He threw the ball well, man. He was hitting his spots, and he had his velocity back, too. Watching some of his starts, he's been in the low 90s, and today he stayed around 94 and 95.
Richie Sexson
#Man

You always think you're never going to get hurt. When you do it's a shock. It's something you don't want to go through. So I feel blessed to be healthy again and even more so to be productive again.
Richie Sexson
#Hurt

It's kind of a point you try to reach as a power hitter,
Richie Sexson
#Power

I haven't done anything to hurt it, except play 150 games. I'll be back at first.
Richie Sexson
#Games

It's a way to have some fun in the clubhouse.
Richie Sexson
#Fun

He was teary, but his heart just isn't in it anymore.
Richie Sexson
#Heart

We've been in most of these games in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings. Most of the pitchers we know are going to be with us have been OK. It's the kids who have been getting beat up late in games.
Richie Sexson
#Games

It's fun, because he's not used to any of this. I can't believe he's never seen an exploding pen. I figured they made those things in Japan. Once I assured him that his face wasn't on fire, he was cool with it.
Richie Sexson
#Fun

For me, it's all about the first 81 games. It's by then that you know what the team has for the most part. If you get to 81 games with a decent record, the confidence grows. You start winning games you're not supposed to win.
Richie Sexson
#Games

I was on the phone with him for three hours last night. I tried to talk him out of it. We all did -- his dad (former big league catcher and manager Bob Boone) and his brother Aaron (the third baseman in Cleveland). We sort of ganged up on him, but he said his heart wasn't in it.
Richie Sexson
#Night

We do have a tough division. We have to play 54 games against the toughest pitchers in the league. Hopefully we can hit and pitch on the same day and win games.
Richie Sexson
#Games

If we could jump out and play well early, you get some confidence. Then things kind of snowball.
Richie Sexson
#Confidence

He's smart and he's got the ability to throw a pitch where he wants it. He's a student of the game. Guys who are younger should be hanging around his locker because he knows exactly what to do to every hitter.
Richie Sexson
#Ability

We believe in ourselves. We don't care what everybody else thinks.
Richie Sexson
#Believe

We've been struggling to get hits. But we've tried to stick with our game plan. We've been putting our struggle down to the fact we've run into good pitching.
Richie Sexson
#Struggle

If it does work, then there's a base open and they're going to walk me anyway. I don't understand the theory why he stole there. It doesn't seem to be a good green-light situation with two outs. I'd rather there not be a base open and give me a chance to drive in the run.
Richie Sexson
#Work