Quotes about grapefruit (13 Quotes)




    I don't necessarily think it holds us back. But it's not one of the nicer facilities around now. There's not a lot to do in the area, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. But every Grapefruit League game we play, it's a ways to get there. We're kind of off the beaten path. I think the closest games we play are in Kissimmee, and it's 40 minutes away.

    Life is like a grapefruit. Well, it's sort of orangy-yellow and dimpled on the outside, wet and squidgy in the middle. It's got pips inside, too. Oh, and some people have a half a one for breakfast.



    I get in a (Grapefruit League) game and I don't focus like I did today. It was spring training. When you're in a game, you're focused and it's like kicking it to a different level. I'll take three ground balls. That's what I told you guys when I came here.

    Thirty years ago, on a lark, my dad took a seed from a grapefruit and planted it. I remember seeing it, a little twig sticking out of the ground. Amazingly, it grew. It's tall and huge now. It's turned into a monster.





    If I'm ready to pitch in a Grapefruit League game, why not in the regular season It's the same thing. You just have to go out there and be patient with the things that happen. Don't worry so much about the results early and make adjustments.

    The Cubs have scouts all over the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues, and an end-of-the-spring trade to improve the bullpen remains a distinct possibility. GM Jim Hendry said he hasn't spoken to any team lately about acquiring relief help. People are just getting going, ... We just want to see our own guys play for a while and see how they stack up. For the most part, our guys have been throwing pretty well.



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