It's tough. But you just have to slow everything down when you are out there. You take a little more time between pitches. You just try to slow the game down in your head and don't make it too quick. Make it as simple as possible.
More Quotes from Joe Blanton:(Street) has been tremendous. He looks so calm out there. He must have nerves of steel. I guess that's why we're confident he's going to get the job done every time.
We're going out and giving it all we have. It's just a matter of a couple breaks here and there.
I want a win anytime. It's just big getting the first game in a place like this. Hopefully, it will get our confidence going.
It was laid-back, but you don't want to give up a run, and you don't want anyone to get a hit off you. You still want to have that bit of intensity, but not quite as much as a regular game.
I was trying to get the ball in, and he was reminding me of that. In games, I have been missing over the plate. It was helpful to have him out there for a quick fix right in the middle of things.
The (pitch to Rivera) was a fastball in and that's something I need to work on.
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