“We've still got a chance to put some stuff together if we play good baseball.”
“By the time we cross over the Mississippi (River) and whatever, hopefully, we'll leave all these bats here, everything that we brought with us. We'll leave them right here. We'll get home and get our stuff together.”
“I think I'm going to try to split that time up. But if we face a series where we face four right-handers I'm going to still have to find time for Francoeur and find time to give Beltran a day off.”
I really can’t wait to see how Manuel works with Bay/Beltran/Pagan/Francoeur in the outfield. It should be fun.
“We have probably taken that too far, the pitch count. We have trained the mind to think that they can only throw a certain amount of pitches. If you train to finish the game regardless of what it took, then I think the pitch count would be different. We've trained people to be somewhat limited because injury is a possibility.”
-Jerry Manuel on pitch counts
“My honest feeling is that he will make a push to be in Puerto Rico. That's home. He might end up there. I don't know.”
-Jerry Manuel on Carlos Beltran returning for the series in Puerto Rico