Aaron Cook Quotes

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Aaron Cook


“We've got 25 guys who aren't worried about history, just playing hard. We've got 25 guys who have learned some lessons the hard way.”

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“I made some pitches I shouldn't make, but I got out of some situations. The key thing is winning. I'd rather have an ugly win than a well-pitched loss.”

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“I get stronger as the game goes on. I get more confident as the game goes on. I felt I was able to mix up my pitches and keep them off balance somewhat. After that first inning, I felt better on the mound.”

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“I know the situation and would be happy to talk with him, but I'm not going to call him out of the blue. If he has questions, I'd be happy to answer them.”

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“(Wells) doesn't have the same thing I had, but it was still good talking to him. He seemed pretty comfortable with his situation.”

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“I kinda made it tough on them, pitching only five innings. I tip my hat to them, they had to do a lot of work tonight.”

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“We needed to pick it up. We needed to come together as a team and find some team chemistry, not just be individual players.”

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“He has instilled this, 'This is who you are, stick with it, be stubborn with it' approach. The sinker was working great. As long as I don't try to do too much with it, it is always there.”

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“Today, my best wasn't enough to win the game. At the end of the day, you're not saying, 'I went out there and battled and only gave up one run.' I'm mad at myself that I gave up the home run.”

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“I'm able to use this spring training to really prepare for the season, where normally I'd have to come in and fight for a spot. I can use the spring to get ready the way I need to, not feeling like I have just make my way onto the team.”

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“He's aggressive with his fastball. He doesn't pitch to the park, kind of the same mentality I take out. When you're at Coors Field, you can't just say, 'I'm going to do something different.' You can't change the type of pitcher you are, you just have to go out there, be aggressive, and make your pitches. He made some great pitches today.”

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“That's something people like to talk about a lot, and I know it would be a great honor to get the ball on Opening Day. If I get it, I'd treat it that way, but after Opening Day I want to get 30-some starts, stay healthy and do the job.”

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“We got the chemistry thing going. Now, we're on a roll.”

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“It's been aggravating for me at times going through struggles and seeing other guys go through struggles. I know that's got to be tough on him. I think sometimes he looks at us as a father sometimes will look at a son. When we don't succeed, sometimes it hurts him more than it hurts us.”

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“It wasn't my best. You take the bad with the good. Sometimes the bad is good enough.”

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