It's more baseball at a higher level with more pressure than he's probably ever had. He's facing a big-league staff, better stuff, better velocity ... as a package, that's pressure.
More Quotes from Dave Littlefield:I'll give him a call back to talk to him, which I would do for anybody. My position is, I do understand people will show interest in this job, but really we're focusing on the rest of the season right now.
He's a very interesting guy. He had a phenomenal year last year and really held his own in the big leagues and showed a lot of maturity. I've got a good feeling about this guy. I'm anxious to see how Spring Training goes for him. He's a big strong guy, he's got a real good arm and throws a lot of strikes. There's a lot of good things to like about him.
Lloyd's a long-time Pirate and an upstanding guy. He's done a great job for us through the years as a player, as a coach. We certainly appreciate his efforts.
You go all the way back to last winter, and he's never had a chance to really get going.
We'll do nothing for the time being. We've faced a lot of left-handers early on. We'll give them more at-bats and see how things go.
You hate to send a guy to the minors who has performed as well as he has. The good news is I'm sure he'll be back soon.
Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:Based on Keywords: big-league
Anybody who plays golf will tell you that you play against yourself.
An overflow of good converts to bad.
A duck's nest was found today near the trail on the dry open prairie with as far as could be seen no water or marsh near. The bird flew off but could not tell what species. The eggs nine originally.
George Mercer Dawson