29 Total Quotes

Scott Rolen Quotes

I didn't really have a decision. I know my body. I know my shoulder. This was the only choice right now.
Scott Rolen
#Body

I really didn't have a decision. This is my only choice right now, to get the procedure done.
Scott Rolen
#Choice

My decision is going to be, am I able to play baseball, and I couldn't before. If I can't lift my arm and get a shirt down, I can't play baseball.
Scott Rolen
#Baseball

My understanding is that I should have no trouble getting back for spring training. It's a six-month rehab, maybe, and I have a little extra time in there. Hopefully, I should have no trouble coming back from the first day on.
Scott Rolen
#Trouble

I really didn't have a decision. I know my body. Timing was the issue.
Scott Rolen
#Body

I didn`t really have a decision, ... I know my body. I know my shoulder. This was the only choice right now.
Scott Rolen
#Body

This is my job, and this is what I do,
Scott Rolen
#Job

I have every expectation to be ready for spring training,
Scott Rolen
#Expectation

I can't lift my arms, so there's not much I can do about it. I couldn't control what happened and I'm not going to kick rocks at my head about it.
Scott Rolen
#Control

He was throwing 96. I was just trying to look for something to hit.
Scott Rolen
#Trying

Right now I'm turned loose and I'm hitting off the tee and playing golf, running, lifting, strength training, lifting as much as I want to lift. I'm not restricted right now. In my range of motion, I'm right at the very end of everything -- five degrees is what they're telling me.
Scott Rolen
#Golf

This is a longer process, no doubt. This is a more serious rehab. There it was kind of a healing time, and once I was done healing, then I could just strengthen and come right back. I had no loss of range of motion or anything like that. My range of motion was almost zero after this surgery, so I had to come all the way back.
Scott Rolen
#Doubt

For an organization and a stadium with the richness and history that it has, to be traded over in '02 and selected to this, it's surprising, shocking and much appreciated,
Scott Rolen
#History

For an organization and a stadium with the richness and history that it has, to be traded over in '02 and selected to this, it's surprising, shocking and much appreciated.
Scott Rolen
#History

There are some things I need to work on just to get a feel back. I haven't played baseball for a while. I need to get some timing ... get some feel back. That stuff is going to be done in the cage and out here with coaches BP. This is a big test for me. I made contact. A lot of good things happened today.
Scott Rolen
#Baseball

It is quiet in here. There are a lot of new faces here. We haven't played any games yet. It's early. But, yeah, it's still a little different.
Scott Rolen
#Games

It's a big part of that a lot of people don't understand. We had a good pulse here. You looked forward every day to coming to the park. Everybody was a big part of the team. It'll be like that again, but it takes awhile for guys to become familiar with one another.
Scott Rolen
#People

There is a schedule that I'll see some games shortly - a nice amount of off days mixed in there. It seems reasonable and logical on paper. If it goes well, we'll see what else we can do. I'm eager to get to the field.
Scott Rolen
#Games

I feel good. At this point, the only thing I'm trying to do is accumulate at-bats and get my work in, and so far that's what I'm doing.
Scott Rolen
#Trying

Everything feels normal. No problems at all.
Scott Rolen
#Problems

I don't know if there's a magic number of at-bats for me to take in spring training. I'm not going to worry about it if I don't get to a certain number down here. I feel like I'm making progress, and that's what I thought this was all about.
Scott Rolen
#Magic

He tested my strength, and everybody has tested the repair itself and the way it was done. Everybody said 'Get out of here, you're good.
Scott Rolen
#Strength

A lot of people liked the old place. It had some history. A lot of great players played there. The way the game's going, the trend of the game, is to have new ballparks.
Scott Rolen
#History

It's a lifetime experience, something you've looked forward to your whole life. You're not sure if you want it to be over with, or if you want it to last forever.
Scott Rolen
#Experience

There was a debate in the third where the bathroom was. We had a search party out for the bathroom; it was actually right in front of us. The door was closed.
Scott Rolen
#Debate

It's beautiful; it's a beautiful ballpark. It's probably a little early to say it feels like home, but the people make it home.
Scott Rolen
#Home

He had good life on his ball. I think if you go around and talk to a bunch of hitters, they'll say they have a hard time picking the ball up. The ball gets on you. He's sneaky. He kept the ball down and moved it around and had good life on it.
Scott Rolen
#Life

He's an eight-time Gold Glove outfielder; I'm certainly not worried about Jim Edmonds. I'm certainly not worried about him at the plate, I'm certainly not worried about him in the field. He's a huge part of this team, and right in the middle of everything.
Scott Rolen
#Gold

It's not supposed to be personal. It's not about you. It's not about your opponent. It's about the game. It's about it being an honor to put the uniform on at this level. Don't bring it down from that.
Scott Rolen
#Game