Fastball Related Quotes



“Their guy pitched a good game. He didn't walk anyone, he moves his fastball around, he can sink it, he can cut it, and he doesn't leave it up in the zone. Through it all we had some chances to score some runs, but they got that big double play, and that was it.”

Ken Macha


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“He was throwing his off-speed real well, changeups, curveballs. This is a fastball-hitting team. You?re not going to get too many fastballs by this team. He basically threw his off-speed well and spotted up his fastball when he needed to spot up his fastball.”

Kevin Youkilis


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“This guy is an awesome closer with a good fastball, good location and a great changeup, ... I was just hoping he'd make a mistake up and over the plate that I could hit hard. When I hit it, I was just hoping it would get up over (Giles') head. A home run would have been a bonus.”

Randy Winn


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“I got a lot of ground-ball outs, which means I was keeping my fastball down. My breaking ball is coming along great. I gain more confidence in it every outing.”

Ryan Madson


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“I need to be able to establish the fastball to both sides of the plate, ... When I couldn't get that pitch inside, they were able to hit.”

Noah Lowry


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“He didn't command his fastball very well, or his breaking ball early on. Daniel has great stuff; it just took him an extra inning to corral it.”

Sam Perlozzo


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“He was using every pitch he had. He had a good [split-finger] and his fastball was on the plate. He just ran into some trouble.”

Mike Scioscia


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“Everybody knows Leo likes to throw outside, and that's what I was trying to throw, the fastball outside. I worked on everything: my breaking ball and my fastball location.”

Daniel Cabrera


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“Throwing a fastball by Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.”

Curt Simmons


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“It was a middle-in fastball -- my favorite pitch.”

Patrick Hughes


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