19 Total Quotes

Sam Perlozzo Quotes

He located his fastball on the inner half and surprised some hitters. That's what good pitchers do. Even if you just have a fastball, if you can locate it, it's tough to hit on the inner half.
Sam Perlozzo
#Fastball

He just tried too hard. I think he just overthrew tonight. He couldn't maintain his composure and get in sync, get us through four or five innings at least.
Sam Perlozzo
#Composure

You reward the people who are supposed to be rewarded and he was the right guy for this particular spot.
Sam Perlozzo
#People

I've just got to believe he tries too hard. He overthrew tonight. It seemed like it was getting worse instead of getting better.
Sam Perlozzo
#Believe

To our credit, we laid off some pitches. They all had heard the hype, too. There was nothing really said about it, but you could tell in the dugout that they were going to take the game seriously.
Sam Perlozzo
#Credit

I'm sure the last three years have been tough. He's such a competitor. He's a winner. If he wants to sit out a year he will. If he wants to manage, someone will go get him.
Sam Perlozzo
#Competitor

This is a new spring. A new year. Dwelling on the past is a negative, and we would like to deal with positives.
Sam Perlozzo
#Attitude

He's been getting treatment, getting taped for a while. This gives him an opportunity to be 100 percent. It was almost a superhuman feat for him to come back so quickly; this will give his arm a chance to recoup. Then we'll have him in September.
Sam Perlozzo
#Opportunity

This gives us credibility in our starting rotation. We needed a veteran presence.
Sam Perlozzo
#Credibility

This gives us credibility in our starting rotation. We needed a veteran presence. We don't need him to carry this staff; we just want him to pitch well. It's a great addition.
Sam Perlozzo
#Credibility

You can only make so many excuses. We're major league baseball players. You're not supposed to make mental mistakes.
Sam Perlozzo
#Baseball

I wouldn't think that wins and losses are going to cost me my job. If they do, so be it.
Sam Perlozzo
#Cost

He went about his business, probably too much, hustled all the time for us. He was a pleasure to be around and gave you 150 percent all the time. ... He did all the things a good teammate is supposed to do.
Sam Perlozzo
#Business

I'm sure it was an honest mistake on his part.
Sam Perlozzo
#Honest

He's good to go. They didn't find anything, so that's good news. You always worry about your people. Obviously, it was something minor. It was more of a precautionary thing.
Sam Perlozzo
#News

You want the kids to experience winning a playoff series and getting a ring in the minor leagues. That will be good for him.
Sam Perlozzo
#Experience

I just think he needs some help. I don't know if it's alcohol or what it is, he obviously just needs some help, period.
Sam Perlozzo
#Alcohol And Alcoholism

He mixed his pitches really well and used his fastball tremendously well. He's smart, he knows what to do and doesn't give in. I think that's going to be a big help to him all year long.
Sam Perlozzo
#Fastball

I would think if you're under oath, you tell the truth. Isn't that what you're supposed to do?
Sam Perlozzo
#Truth