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Tom Slater Quotes

I thought our kids really competed and played hard today. Evan did a great job in the start, and Luke did a tremendous job of keeping us in the game.
Tom Slater
#Kids

The purpose is to facilitate right turns off the Memorial Bridge for people heading to the downtown area. The work done for the cut-through had a specific purpose, and it was done by the state. This is a city project that will enhance the work done by the state.
Tom Slater
#People

It was a matter of priorities. They had the school parking lots all torn up and had other commitments. They felt the necessity to take care of those projects first.
Tom Slater
#Priorities

We're certainly playing better. Whether that's just having gotten some games under our belt and guys feeling more settled or not, I really don't know. I know we've pitched better, and certainly when you pitch better that gives you a chance to win any game.
Tom Slater
#Games

We know how good they are on the mound, and they've been swinging the bats of late.
Tom Slater
#Bats

They just compete. They don't hang their heads. Most of the games we've played this year have been close: The wins, the losses, everything. I guess you could say our guys are used to playing in big games this year.
Tom Slater
#Games

Obviously we brought in a large class. We're going to get on the field this fall and determine some roles.
Tom Slater
#Class

Fall practice to us is like spring training to the football team. This is where roles are defined.
Tom Slater
#Football

We feel as he gets back to full strength there's going to be some real potential there.
Tom Slater
#Potential

Obviously we are very pleased that we're below the national average in both syphilis and gonorrhea, ... We work very closely with our local health departments to provide educational messages and reach the appropriate population.
Tom Slater
#Work

Obviously we are very pleased that we're below the national average in both syphilis and gonorrhea. We work very closely with our local health departments to provide educational messages and reach the appropriate population.
Tom Slater
#Work

Our kids came out tonight, competed and enjoyed the moment and got after it. I thought we played the whole game well. We defended the field well, our hitters had great approaches at the plate throughout the game and we really pitched the ball well.
Tom Slater
#Kids

I was very pleased with how composed our kids were in another extra-inning game. We had a lot of first-year Auburn players come to the plate in that tenth inning and I thought we handled the pressure very well.
Tom Slater
#Kids

Every one of the kids that was in the lineup today has played well. I'm not going to make lineup changes after one night of us not doing a very good job of making adjustments.
Tom Slater
#Kids

We did the things we needed to do offensively to win this game tonight. We did a great job of getting guys on base and playing offense.
Tom Slater
#Game

The fact that we've played such a tough schedule means that the game won't speed up on Friday night for us. We've played a good schedule so far, faced lots of good pitching and lots of good teams.
Tom Slater
#Night

Up and down the lineup, we didn't have enough quality at-bats.
Tom Slater
#Quality

That's part of being a freshman. He's had some really good bats at times, some really bad at-bats. It's part of the learning process.
Tom Slater
#Bats

It's just part of the process. I just look in the mirror and think about what I can do to make our club better. I try not to get frustrated.
Tom Slater
#Mirror

As you get older, you become more consistent. With a first-year player, every day is an adventure. You never know which guys are going to show up. I wouldn't say I get frustrated --It's just part of the process.
Tom Slater
#Adventure

He's an explosive young hitter. He, like all the others, has a lot of work to do. We just want to get him healthy so we can get him in the field.
Tom Slater
#Work

I thought we played pretty good defense tonight. We made some nice plays behind Butts to get him out of some innings. I was real proud of Brett going out there and giving us a great outing for five innings.
Tom Slater
#Defense

The talent is there. Some days it shows up and some days it doesn't. When you talk about teams that perform consistently day in and day out, it's usually teams that have a lot of experience.
Tom Slater
#Talent

I have not seen any lack of confidence in these guys. Winning is nice. It obviously feels a lot better than losing. It's what we try to do every single day.
Tom Slater
#Confidence

We've been presented with an opportunity to regain access, and we will make the most of it.
Tom Slater
#Opportunity

He's not felt very good since he threw Saturday. His arm feels great. The problem is he has some pain in his side.
Tom Slater
#Pain

They're disappointed to lose the game. You go into the weekend expecting to win every game, and our kids played their guts out and competed their butts off. And they came up short against a good Kentucky team.
Tom Slater
#Kids

Last night was a tough, tough, tough loss. The kids felt like they played as good as they could play offensively, and to lose the game last night was really hard.
Tom Slater
#Kids

Anytime you win a series it feels good. Our kids have worked very hard and they're very deserving. It's nice to see them get rewarded.
Tom Slater
#Kids

The kids bounced back (Saturday) and did extremely well, and then played well again on Sunday. So, from an emotional standpoint, and a confidence standpoint, it helps a lot. The hard work they're putting in every single day, this certainly makes them feel better to feel like they're being rewarded.
Tom Slater
#Kids