Aaron Harang Quotes

Aaron Harang


“They came out swinging from the get-go. I didn't execute my pitches, plain and simple. I didn't have it today. I tried to battle.”

Aaron Harang


“The biggest thing is everybody has to be consistent. We had some ups and downs last year. Guys are coming in early, getting ready for the season. We've got some veteran guys to fill in the bullpen. Starters have to step up and get us through six or seven innings and give our bullpen a chance to finish it.”

Aaron Harang


“That's a very tough lineup, and anybody in it can hurt you. I executed my pitches and had good defense behind me. You can never tell warming up whether you're going to have a good game like that.”

Aaron Harang


“I feel good. I didn't throw a lot of pitches in my last start. I feel comfortable about being able to go (Sunday). I've done it a couple of times in the minor leagues when I've been up or down a level. It won't affect how I approach the game.”

Aaron Harang


“It's something we're going to try, because you never know. I mean, during the season, it could come up where you've got a runner on second and third or first and second, with two outs, and you've been struggling to get out of the inning, and a guy kind of gets lazy off second base - boom, pick him off, inning over.”

Aaron Harang


“I was getting them to hit the ball on the ground. Edwin picked me up, made about four or five good plays for me. Those plays come up key getting you out of an inning.”

Aaron Harang


“It's the oldest franchise in Major League Baseball. For anybody to get that Opening Day start, it's an honor. But I'm going to go out and get ready for the season, build up some innings and get my arm in shape this spring.”

Aaron Harang


“Jerry seems like an old-school baseball guy. He likes the hard-nosed, go get 'em attitude.”

Aaron Harang


“I just kept the ball down on the ground and made good pitches. I was getting behind on counts, but I sat back and went to make the best pitch possible to get out of those jams.”

Aaron Harang


“I get excited. I just don't show a lot of emotion. But I'm happy to get a win, especially against those guys. Tough game yesterday.”

Aaron Harang


“I get excited. I just don't show a lot of emotion.”

Aaron Harang


“I think of myself more as a control pitcher. I can get it up in the mid-90s every once in a while, but I just try to change speeds and hit my spots.”

Aaron Harang


“It?s an honor for anybody to get the ball for the first game of the season. I know the adrenaline is going to be going. The fans are so intense, especially on opening day, it?s a whole different atmosphere. The whole city takes it very personal.”

Aaron Harang


“It would be an honor. This is the oldest franchise.”

Aaron Harang


“It's an honor for anybody, especially here, the oldest franchise in major league baseball.”

Aaron Harang