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He threw me one fastball and I didn't see it really well,
Craig Biggio
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I know him, ... He throws a fastball away and then he comes in with a slider. I was ready for a slider, and he hung one.
Ramon Castro
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I was the one who made the mistake. He hit a fastball. It wasn't a good pitch.
Fernando Cabrera
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Dusty Baker
The only mistake 'Z' made was on Delgado. It was supposed to be a fastball away, and it came back over the plate. He made some great pitches and had a big triple for us. It's a great feeling to have that kind of offensive support from everybody.
Dusty Baker
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I was very pleased with the way he threw. He had a good fastball. He was thring it for strikes on the inside and outside part of the plate.
Steve Cook
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Joe Torre
His location was better and he had a lot of jump on his fastball. He threw some good sliders, a couple good forkballs. He was outstanding today.
Joe Torre
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I've preached all year that we've got to hit the fastball better. Last year we didn't do that. There's some pretty good pitchers out there and we've got to be able to handle them.
Barry Russell
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He was pretty good. He threw a three-hitter and didn't have much more than his fastball. He did a good job of locating it and he made the pitches when he needed.
Chris Pedretti
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It's the one pitch you can throw over the plate and you don't have to be perfect. It's a fastball, yet it moves. What can be better than that? The only concern is to get the ball down.
Rafael Chaves
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His fastball location the first two innings was not there, and that was forcing him to make too many pitches.
Rafael Chaves
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I felt a little weak, but I wasn't throwing my fastball where I needed it. It all snowballed from there.
Ian Harrington
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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
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John Smoltz
The fastball is as good as it's ever been with location.
John Smoltz
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Joe Torre
He got him with his fastball,
Joe Torre
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Everything looked normal for him, his fastball velocity, everything was good. He just lacked location. He had trouble getting the ball on the inner half. He's the type of pitcher that has to establish inside to those right-handers and he was having trouble with it. He just wasn't sharp. That's kind of expected when you miss a week or two of competition.
Von Hayes
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He's added body strength and his fastball has a little more life in it which sets up all his other pitches. He's got a tremendous arsenal. Tonight he pitched well. I can't wait until he gets to 90-100 pitch counts because right now we're using too many people.
Von Hayes
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His pitching was his best performance I've seen in the Classic. He pitched very effortless. His fastball was very powerful. I told him to throw fastballs. I wasn't worried whether the Mexican team could hit them. I didn't think they could.
Tomoya Satozaki
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He's gotten a little bigger. Hopefully, he found a couple more miles per hour on his fastball, and he will continue to throw strikes.
Tracy Powell
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I told them that when we start hitting the fastball, we'll start driving the baseball. We finally started staying off the breaking pitches and making him throw a fastball Until then he'd done a great job and they made some great plays early on.
Tracy Sutton
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I don't even think it was Harvard, I just didn't throw enough strikes. I had trouble getting my slider over so I relied on my fastball more and they were sitting on it. They have a lot of disciplined batters. Even with two strikes, they didn't chase too often and they made me work more.
Trevor Smith
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He should have the record. Barry is still playing, and he's still hitting home runs. To me, he hit the home runs, and he's supposed to break the record. To hit home runs, you've got to hit the ball. It's not easy to hit a 100-mph fastball, or even 95 fastball, out of the park.
Tony Perez
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He has a nice live fastball. He is such a strong young man that he uses his size to dominate with the fastball. He is working on a change up and he has a good over the top curveball. He has got three good pitches going into the spring.
Tony Pullen
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[ When Ryan Franklin worked a full count on Adam Kennedy with runners on first and third in the sixth inning on Saturday, it was a situation in which he usually would challenge with a fastball. Instead, he threw a change, and got Kennedy to roll over it for an easy ground-ball out.] I've decided I'm not going to be too proud to go soft when there are men on, ... When there's no one on base, I'll go right after them as I usually do.
Ryan Franklin
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[Opposing hitters cite Carpenter's control of three quality pitches sinker, cut fastball and curve.] Location, ... He's down, he's away, he's in. His balls go away from the middle of the plate.
Lyle Overbay
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He's driven and wants to be the very best, and that what separates him from the rest and it doesn't hurt to possess a 93, 94 mile-per-hour fastball.
Jim Case
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He's not too flashy, but his fastball sinks has a lot of movement on it. When he keeps it down, the hitters are going to beat it into the ground.
Jeff Dufek
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He just got a fastball in and I tried to get the bat on it and I was lucky enough to get it up in the air and wrap it around the pole.
Frank Catalanotto
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The whole world can hit a fastball if it's in the right place. I just try to change it up.
Felix Hernandez
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Don Cooper
Again, I'm concerned about a lot of things, being the pitching coach. Freddy being good wasn't one of them. I know Freddy is good. We all know what he could do. My main concern was the other day when he looked for that fastball, it wasn't there. But you know what? Maybe it just wasn't time.
Don Cooper
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Jamie didn't have a real good fastball, but she had great location. We also made the plays behind her today.
Dennis Baker
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