15 Total Quotes

Roberto Hernandez Quotes

I knew he was sitting on a fastball, ... I shook off fastballs to throw splitters. That pitch I could keep down.
Roberto Hernandez
#Fastball

The medical examiner hasn't gotten back to us yet. We know he had cancer of some sort, and that he had it for a while.
Roberto Hernandez
#Cancer

It's a nightmare, ... How do you live with such an embarrassment in your life? How do you live when someone makes your life so insignificant?
Roberto Hernandez
#Embarrassment

We can't feel pity for ourselves, cause the opponents don't. We're trying to beat them and they're trying to beat us.
Roberto Hernandez
#Pity

I'm very proud of what I was able to do as a player, ... I have a lot of great memories.
Roberto Hernandez
#Memories

Whatever they want me to do, I'll do. This is a good opportunity for me and I'm looking forward to it.
Roberto Hernandez
#Opportunity

Governments shouldn't mess with those things.
Roberto Hernandez
#Government

It's pretty scary when the doctor looks at you and says it's either your arm or your life.
Roberto Hernandez
#Life

My whole body would be perspiring, even on those nights when it was cold in Vancouver, but my hand would be like ice. I knew it wasn't normal. I knew there was something wrong.
Roberto Hernandez
#Body

It's very difficult when you start to understand you are facing a life-threatening situation. You don't know what's going happen. It goes beyond just wondering what's going to happen to your baseball career. You wonder how your entire life might change or if you're still going to be fortunate to have a life.
Roberto Hernandez
#Life

Everything is going a lot better than expected. I'm just trying to get my arm back in shape. I probably overdid it earlier [in camp]. Right now, we're controlling it and everything is all systems go.
Roberto Hernandez
#Trying

This is the best I felt all spring. I can't ask for anything better.
Roberto Hernandez
#Ask

I didn't miss any bullpen sessions. I just missed batting practice. You can throw all of the bullpens you want, and it's just not the same.
Roberto Hernandez
#Practice

There's talent there. There really is. But that talent can only get you so far if you don't go out there and start producing. The saying goes that you're a prospect in the minor leagues, but you're a suspect once you get up here, so you'd better start pulling your own weight.
Roberto Hernandez
#Talent

When you're an engineering student, you have a lot of stress in your life. For someone to live this way, with a condition that affects their life, for them to be committed to something and want to live life to the fullest, it really puts things in perspective.
Roberto Hernandez
#Engineering