Bobby Dalbec

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Bobby Dalbec said : “I want that work to be extremely uncomfortable so the game will feel easier to some extent,” External link

masslive Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I’ve never really ever thought of myself as a guy that’s more comfortable against lefties and not against righties,” “I’ve always thought like it’s one big puzzle. I’ve felt like I’ve hit some balls hard against righties that haven’t really gotten results that will affect those splits. Nonetheless, it’s not an excuse. I definitely need to be better against righties” External link

masslive Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I want that work to be extremely uncomfortable so the game will feel easier, to some extent,” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I definitely need to be better against righties and I’m not trying to get out of that. [But] I need to be better overall,” “I’ve felt like [the struggles against righties are part of] one big puzzle” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Lou Gehrig was a special human. Pete [Frates] was a special human,” “It means a lot to be on the field any day, but especially days like this it means a little more I think” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I kind of just have always wanted to (learn),” “I picked up piano by myself that previous offseason. So I’d kind of just mess around on the piano and learn just little licks of songs or parts of songs. That was fun. And it kind of got me through that offseason” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said ( about Fender Stratocaster ) : “Then I went out in Fort Myers and bought an acoustic guitar and did that,” “After spring training ended, I ended up getting a Fender Stratocaster, an electric guitar, and just started playing that. I started learning songs on YouTube and what not. I kind of figured out how the guitar works. And then I would just kind of try to learn stuff by ear and just mess around on it” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Like Jimi Hendrix, John Mayer and Stevie Ray Vaughan and those guys,” “They all kind of have their thumb over it. They wrap their thumb around the guitar. And that was just easier for me since my hands are so big. And so I can mess around and do more embellishments on cords and what not. I played a lot, a lot that first month and kind of got more comfortable with it” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I just think practicing and playing the piano made it a little bit easier to go to guitar just with the left-hand, right-hand separation kind of stuff,” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said ( about Tom Petty ) : “We just got a headphone splitter and I would plug in my amp into my multi-effect processor,” “And just find a sound. And he would find a sound on the Roland. He’d just play something or we’d play along with songs that we like. Like Tom Petty stuff or anything along the lines of that. Nothing crazy. It’s fun” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I think I was just trying to do too much whether I was actively trying to do it or not,” “That’s kind of just what happens sometimes. So I’ve got to be more conscious if I feel myself getting to that kind of spot. So I think I’ll be able to tackle that now. So just gotta stick with it day by day” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I know I’m going to strike out, too,” “But I definitely think I can be a complete hitter and that’s what I’m working toward. ... It’s just getting comfortable” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Everybody came up to me and was like, ‘Dude, you’re going to be fine. It’s just part of it,’” “I think I could have pulled myself out of it a little bit earlier mentally. But next time that happens, I have a better way to handle stuff like that. Just kind of stick with what I’m doing now and just continue to have quality at-bats and barrel the ball” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “To me, it’s the same puzzle,” “I’ve never really felt like righties have given me a lot of trouble. Obviously, the splits would say differently this year. It’s always part of the same puzzle for me in my head” External link

masslive Saturday, May 15, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “First, I was just trying to get my timing,” “He’s got kind of that little, funky hitch arm thing so I was just trying to find the ball, find the release point. He threw me a couple of good pitches to hit early, those fastballs. But I was really trying to force it to right-center there” External link

masslive Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It always feel great to be able to come up in a big spot like that and put the team ahead, especially late,” External link

masslive Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “For me it was nice. If I wasn’t hitting well that night, I could go back out there and help the team win pitching,” “So it kind of gives you more chances in the game to do something good for the team, which is fun. But it’s a lot to handle, too. I think he’s hitting in the middle of the lineup and trying to go six, seven innings every night (he starts) in the major leagues. That’s pretty crazy, honestly” External link

masslive Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:36:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I talked to Pedey the other day, too,” “You’ve just kind of got to talk about it. If you just keep it internalized the whole time, it’s gonna eat you up” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Part of it, you’ve just kind of got to grind through it,” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Me and him have had a few talks and been pulling for each other and talking to each other after games,” “Just so it didn’t feel like we were alone going through it. So that helps a lot. He’s an awesome dude. He came up to me in Texas after one of the games and we talked for five, 10 minutes. So it’s great. It’s good to have teammates like that” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I know what I can do,” “It’s just a matter of time. Obviously I don’t want to hurt the team at the dish. That’s why I’ve been really grinding on defense throughout this — so I can help the team in some way” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I just tried to have fun and just see the ball,” “It felt really good to get a couple and getting something rolling. So just gotta keep working” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Just trying to see the ball deeper,” “I feel like I was seeing the ball well out of the hand during that tough stretch. But I was just trying to make decisions too early. Didn’t really feel like myself attacking the ball” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I just tried to have fun and see the ball,” “It felt really good to get a couple (of hits) and to get something rolling. I just have to keep working” External link

dailyjournal Saturday, May 8, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I feel like I’ve been hitting the ball well most of the season,” “Obviously, a couple rough (patches), like two or three games in a row. Other than that, I feel like I’ve been barreling some balls with some bad luck. Then I found some holes. You’ve just got to ride the wave” External link

masslive Wednesday, April 28, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said ( about Kevin Plawecki ) : “I think (Kevin) Plawecki tipped J.D. (Martinez) over one day and he kinda freaked out,” External link

masslive Friday, April 23, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Obviously, he’s throwing a lot harder now,” “A couple years ago, I’d say he had more sink than he did lateral run. He’s a different pitcher. I think with his extension he gets, it gets on you. I faced him in live at-bats and it felt like he was slapping me in the face when he released the ball” External link

masslive Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:47:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “That’s a win in my book even though I lined out,” “Just trying to win at-bats. Hitting the ball hard is a win for me” External link

masslive Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “When I’m in a good spot mentally, my swing cuts down on its own,” External link

masslive Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I’ve always kind of been a slow starter,” “Hate to say it, but that’s just kind of the way it is. Obviously, I’d like to work that out in the future. Once I get more comfortable and settle at the beginning of the season, I start to get more comfortable. Hopefully, this continues right now” External link

masslive Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “As soon as I hit it, I was just flying... I mean, flying for me,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, April 11, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : "As soon as I hit it, I was just flying. ... I mean, flying for me," External link

foxnews Sunday, April 11, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “As soon as I hit it, I was just flying. … I mean, flying for me,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 11, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “As soon as I hit it, I was just flying. Flying for me,” “I knew that’s a big-time run there obviously and I’m trying to leg it out” External link

masslive Sunday, April 11, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I’ve been more pleased with how the at-bats have gone and the decisions I’ve made and more consistency in the last four or five games maybe,” “That’s what I’ve been working toward all spring. The power was there early in spring and the swing-and-miss was more apparent” External link

masslive Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:04:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Just slowing the game down. I think that’s the biggest thing,” “Every level. Not that the game is super sped-up on me. I’ve just got to find new ways on how to attack pitchers and (realize) how they’re going to attack me. They start falling into patterns and I can start to not guess but anticipate certain pitches in certain counts” External link

masslive Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:04:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I’ll hit wherever they want to put me. Hitting ninth is cool,” “I get to flip the lineup potentially. Just keep doing that. Hand it off to the next guy. That will be my thing if that’s where I am” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec added : “It’s just trying to see the ball as early as I can,” “I can have the prettiest swing in the world but if I was blind, I wouldn’t be able to hit anything. So just really focusing on the mental side and just staying within myself. ... Being able to make adjustments on the fly” External link

masslive Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:41:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “They’ve never enforced it or made it an actual thing,” External link

masslive Monday, January 4, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It would be awesome to win it and I believe I could, that I have the ability to,” External link

masslive Monday, January 4, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It’s supposed to be like actual major-league pitchers, what it looks like in a virtual reality thing,” “I’ll try it out and see how that goes” External link

masslive Monday, January 4, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “J.D. even talked to me about it,” “You’ve got to do your homework, you’ve got to know what guys do, how they like to get you out. What patterns they’ll fall into. Game-planning is a big thing I need to focus on next year. I haven’t been that great of a game-planner in the minor leagues but the last week of the season or so I was J.D.’s apprentice when it came to game-planning. He showed me how he went about it and I liked that” External link

masslive Monday, January 4, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It feels good just to have a good routine right now and keep it rolling,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Just trying to use my lower body better and my back side better,” “I was kind of heavy on my front side and not really controlling it, which was causing me to twist and miss pitches I shouldn’t miss. It feels good to have a good routine right now and keep it rolling” External link

masslive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It feels amazing. That’s crazy,” “I would never think that would happen, some crazy stat like that and my name to be in there. I’m very fortunate to be in this position, so that’s awesome” External link

masslive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I just made a couple tweaks, just timing stuff, and stopped pressing a little bit,” “Felt good to get that one today” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, September 6, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I just made a couple tweaks, just timing stuff, and stopped pressing a little bit,” “Felt good to get that one today” External link

bangordailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “The day overall was kind of a fire drill, so it was very surreal and it still hasn’t sunk in yet,” External link

masslive Monday, August 31, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I knew I barreled it — I didn’t really know where at first,” “Then I kind of saw it right over the pole, so I was just hoping that it stayed fair” External link

bangordailynews Monday, August 31, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I knew I barreled it — I didn’t really know where at first,” “Then I kind of saw it right over the pole, so I was just hoping that it stayed fair” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, August 31, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “The last thing I want is for anyone on the team to feel uncomfortable with me being around,” External link

masslive Friday, July 17, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I think (my teammates) all realize that,” “I’m not going up to anyone right away. I’d probably make them feel uncomfortable. I’m kind of speaking when spoken to and getting my work in” External link

masslive Friday, July 17, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I think I high-balled a little bit,” External link

masslive Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Tokyo, on the off days we’d kind of just go around to different cities,” “It’s only like 15, 20 minutes on trains to anywhere you want to go” External link

masslive Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Definitely. I just think there’s different ways to go about that goal, I guess,” External link

masslive Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It was awesome playing with him,” “His fastball really pops and he works at a great tempo. Noah is a great person, too. He stood at attention every time they played the national anthem. His service means a lot to him” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I feel really comfortable [at first],” External link

bostonglobe Friday, January 17, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It was awesome, especially playing in high-pressure situations, which is likely to happen up here,” “It was good. It was fun. Good to develop” External link

bostonglobe Friday, January 17, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Definitely. I just think there’s different ways to go about that goal, I guess,” External link

masslive Friday, January 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I hit with him at his place before I took off for Tokyo,” External link

masslive Friday, January 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It felt attainable when I was here in September,” “I felt like I belong. But obviously I’ve got a lot to prove. So I’m just going to have fun” External link

masslive Friday, January 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I honestly didn’t really know what to expect,” External link

masslive Monday, March 4, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “If I want to get amped up, I’ll listen to Metallica or Avenged Sevenfold or some Zeppelin songs or Rush, just kind of depends on my mood. I can listen to Alice in Chains and ‘Rooster’ and get fired up and try to listen to each instrument separately, it’s pretty fun,” External link

bostonherald Monday, March 4, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “The keyboard is good for focus and hand independency, which is pretty hard but good for mindfulness and being able to focus for a longer period of time,” “I try to clear my mind a couple of times a day when I’m out on the field just to practice for doing it in games more” External link

bostonherald Monday, March 4, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “He knows what pitchers want to do and what they don’t want to do, and when they’re vulnerable,” External link

bostonherald Monday, March 4, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I’ve spent more time watching him,” “I talked to him the other day in here for a little bit, just kind of watched him do his thing. I’m not trying to be all over him. Obviously it’s good to learn from him, but Tim and Andy do an amazing job of keeping the same principles that he’s working on, too, so it’s good to be able to work with him. It’s helped me out already” External link

bostonherald Monday, March 4, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec told : “I just want to work on things so my hot streaks are longer,” External link

masslive Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “The pitching was a little bit better up there,” “More information on guys, too. So that helped. So just working on developing a plan for each pitcher. And at the end of the day, just getting more comfortable” External link

masslive Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It was a little bit shorter of an offseason because of the fall league,” External link

masslive Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT



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Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “Right now, obviously, he has been scuffling,” “He has been chasing pitches out of the zone. He’ll be back in the lineup tomorrow. He’ll play the next two days in the series. I just feel like there’s certain matchups that we’ve got to try to avoid and we’ve got to protect him. I know (José), Urquidy yesterday, he was kind of like a reverse platoon guy, but where he’s at with the fastball, we felt like the two guys we played over Bobby, they had a chance” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “There was a situation where we didn’t make contact,” “And Bobby wasn’t playing So I pulled him aside and I was like, ‘That’s what I mean. In those situations you put the ball into play. Even if you hit into a double play, we score a run. ... It’s about scoring runs” External link

masslive Saturday, April 24, 2021 8:02:00 AM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “Somebody has to hit eighth. Somebody has to hit ninth,” “And if you look up and down our lineup, it seems like it fits. It’s just a matter that those two guys will hit down there when Franchy is healthy with Bobby. It’s just the cards that we have. And you have to maximize your lineup. And I do believe this is a great way of maximizing our lineup” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “Even Franchy in the short period of time, although it’s still spring training, you can see a conscious effort of making contact, which will be great for him if he makes contact. He can do damage,” “And with Bobby, it’s just one of those where we will protect him. I think he’s protected in that spot. And if you are the opposition, there’s no breathing room with us” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “I do believe he was out of his delivery. He rushed a little bit and he was all over the place,” “Just like the other guys, this is about repetitions and getting their work in. And he did in a different fashion, right? But I’m glad that he’s healthy. You can see the stuff. He was throwing 94, 95 (mph). Just like with Bobby (Dalbec), it’s one thing to see it on TV. It’s different to see it real. You see him on the mound and he looks like a real pitcher. He’s tall and lanky and explosive. So it was just a bad one for him but in a way that he got his pitches in and now he’ll move to his next one” External link

masslive Friday, March 5, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “I actually said on the air that I saw Dalbec as a pitcher instead of a position player,” External link

masslive Monday, January 4, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Christian Arroyo said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “Sometimes I would come up to the big leagues, and I’d just try to do too much,” “I think that’s what a lot of young players try to do. You look at guys like Bobby Dalbec right now. It’s pretty incredible obviously what he’s done. But knowing he doesn’t have to do more — that he’s done this his entire (baseball) career. He’s hit homers. I think it’s just sometimes going back to the roots, knowing that you are talented enough to be in the big leagues. You’re in the big leagues for a reason. And I think I got away from that a little bit” External link

masslive Sunday, September 13, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Ron Roenicke said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “I think it’s really important to see the possibility of what the future could look like,” “Getting Bobby up here, who has been a guy who has been on our radar for a long time as one of our top prospects. Knowing the upside to what we think this guy can become. I think it’s important to see him, to see what he can do, and for him also to get comfortable with being in the big leagues. It’s still a weird atmosphere. It’s not the same as it was. I still think the atmosphere, knowing you’re in the big leagues will be important to him” External link

masslive Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Ron Roenicke said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “I think it’s really important to see the possibility of what the future could look like,” “Getting Bobby up here, who has been a guy who has been on our radar for a long time as one of our top prospects. Knowing the upside to what we think this guy can become. I think it’s important to see him, to see what he can do, and for him also to get comfortable with being in the big leagues. It’s still a weird atmosphere. It’s not the same as it was. I still think the atmosphere, knowing you’re in the big leagues will be important to him” External link

masslive Sunday, August 30, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “We saw Bobby toward the end of the season, those 10 days in Fenway, and we talk about making some adjustments,” External link

bostonglobe Monday, December 16, 2019 2:37:00 AM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “We’re comfortable with where we’re at with the roster,” “Obviously, (Dalbec) makes an impact from the right-handed side. But we haven’t had the conversation” External link

masslive Friday, September 6, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “We’ll move him (Dalbec) to first base if needed, obviously,” “We know we’re at, at third base. But he’s a solid third baseman” External link

masslive Sunday, March 3, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

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Bobby Dalbec

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Bobby Dalbec said : “I want that work to be extremely uncomfortable so the game will feel easier to some extent,” External link

masslive Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I’ve never really ever thought of myself as a guy that’s more comfortable against lefties and not against righties,” “I’ve always thought like it’s one big puzzle. I’ve felt like I’ve hit some balls hard against righties that haven’t really gotten results that will affect those splits. Nonetheless, it’s not an excuse. I definitely need to be better against righties” External link

masslive Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I want that work to be extremely uncomfortable so the game will feel easier, to some extent,” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I definitely need to be better against righties and I’m not trying to get out of that. [But] I need to be better overall,” “I’ve felt like [the struggles against righties are part of] one big puzzle” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Lou Gehrig was a special human. Pete [Frates] was a special human,” “It means a lot to be on the field any day, but especially days like this it means a little more I think” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I kind of just have always wanted to (learn),” “I picked up piano by myself that previous offseason. So I’d kind of just mess around on the piano and learn just little licks of songs or parts of songs. That was fun. And it kind of got me through that offseason” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said ( about Fender Stratocaster ) : “Then I went out in Fort Myers and bought an acoustic guitar and did that,” “After spring training ended, I ended up getting a Fender Stratocaster, an electric guitar, and just started playing that. I started learning songs on YouTube and what not. I kind of figured out how the guitar works. And then I would just kind of try to learn stuff by ear and just mess around on it” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Like Jimi Hendrix, John Mayer and Stevie Ray Vaughan and those guys,” “They all kind of have their thumb over it. They wrap their thumb around the guitar. And that was just easier for me since my hands are so big. And so I can mess around and do more embellishments on cords and what not. I played a lot, a lot that first month and kind of got more comfortable with it” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I just think practicing and playing the piano made it a little bit easier to go to guitar just with the left-hand, right-hand separation kind of stuff,” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said ( about Tom Petty ) : “We just got a headphone splitter and I would plug in my amp into my multi-effect processor,” “And just find a sound. And he would find a sound on the Roland. He’d just play something or we’d play along with songs that we like. Like Tom Petty stuff or anything along the lines of that. Nothing crazy. It’s fun” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I think I was just trying to do too much whether I was actively trying to do it or not,” “That’s kind of just what happens sometimes. So I’ve got to be more conscious if I feel myself getting to that kind of spot. So I think I’ll be able to tackle that now. So just gotta stick with it day by day” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I know I’m going to strike out, too,” “But I definitely think I can be a complete hitter and that’s what I’m working toward. ... It’s just getting comfortable” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Everybody came up to me and was like, ‘Dude, you’re going to be fine. It’s just part of it,’” “I think I could have pulled myself out of it a little bit earlier mentally. But next time that happens, I have a better way to handle stuff like that. Just kind of stick with what I’m doing now and just continue to have quality at-bats and barrel the ball” External link

masslive Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “To me, it’s the same puzzle,” “I’ve never really felt like righties have given me a lot of trouble. Obviously, the splits would say differently this year. It’s always part of the same puzzle for me in my head” External link

masslive Saturday, May 15, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “First, I was just trying to get my timing,” “He’s got kind of that little, funky hitch arm thing so I was just trying to find the ball, find the release point. He threw me a couple of good pitches to hit early, those fastballs. But I was really trying to force it to right-center there” External link

masslive Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It always feel great to be able to come up in a big spot like that and put the team ahead, especially late,” External link

masslive Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “For me it was nice. If I wasn’t hitting well that night, I could go back out there and help the team win pitching,” “So it kind of gives you more chances in the game to do something good for the team, which is fun. But it’s a lot to handle, too. I think he’s hitting in the middle of the lineup and trying to go six, seven innings every night (he starts) in the major leagues. That’s pretty crazy, honestly” External link

masslive Saturday, May 15, 2021 1:36:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I talked to Pedey the other day, too,” “You’ve just kind of got to talk about it. If you just keep it internalized the whole time, it’s gonna eat you up” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Part of it, you’ve just kind of got to grind through it,” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Me and him have had a few talks and been pulling for each other and talking to each other after games,” “Just so it didn’t feel like we were alone going through it. So that helps a lot. He’s an awesome dude. He came up to me in Texas after one of the games and we talked for five, 10 minutes. So it’s great. It’s good to have teammates like that” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I know what I can do,” “It’s just a matter of time. Obviously I don’t want to hurt the team at the dish. That’s why I’ve been really grinding on defense throughout this — so I can help the team in some way” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I just tried to have fun and just see the ball,” “It felt really good to get a couple and getting something rolling. So just gotta keep working” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Just trying to see the ball deeper,” “I feel like I was seeing the ball well out of the hand during that tough stretch. But I was just trying to make decisions too early. Didn’t really feel like myself attacking the ball” External link

masslive Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:19:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I just tried to have fun and see the ball,” “It felt really good to get a couple (of hits) and to get something rolling. I just have to keep working” External link

dailyjournal Saturday, May 8, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I feel like I’ve been hitting the ball well most of the season,” “Obviously, a couple rough (patches), like two or three games in a row. Other than that, I feel like I’ve been barreling some balls with some bad luck. Then I found some holes. You’ve just got to ride the wave” External link

masslive Wednesday, April 28, 2021 8:48:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said ( about Kevin Plawecki ) : “I think (Kevin) Plawecki tipped J.D. (Martinez) over one day and he kinda freaked out,” External link

masslive Friday, April 23, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Obviously, he’s throwing a lot harder now,” “A couple years ago, I’d say he had more sink than he did lateral run. He’s a different pitcher. I think with his extension he gets, it gets on you. I faced him in live at-bats and it felt like he was slapping me in the face when he released the ball” External link

masslive Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:47:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “That’s a win in my book even though I lined out,” “Just trying to win at-bats. Hitting the ball hard is a win for me” External link

masslive Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “When I’m in a good spot mentally, my swing cuts down on its own,” External link

masslive Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I’ve always kind of been a slow starter,” “Hate to say it, but that’s just kind of the way it is. Obviously, I’d like to work that out in the future. Once I get more comfortable and settle at the beginning of the season, I start to get more comfortable. Hopefully, this continues right now” External link

masslive Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “As soon as I hit it, I was just flying... I mean, flying for me,” External link

taipeitimes Sunday, April 11, 2021 8:22:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : "As soon as I hit it, I was just flying. ... I mean, flying for me," External link

foxnews Sunday, April 11, 2021 8:01:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “As soon as I hit it, I was just flying. … I mean, flying for me,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 11, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “As soon as I hit it, I was just flying. Flying for me,” “I knew that’s a big-time run there obviously and I’m trying to leg it out” External link

masslive Sunday, April 11, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I’ve been more pleased with how the at-bats have gone and the decisions I’ve made and more consistency in the last four or five games maybe,” “That’s what I’ve been working toward all spring. The power was there early in spring and the swing-and-miss was more apparent” External link

masslive Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:04:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Just slowing the game down. I think that’s the biggest thing,” “Every level. Not that the game is super sped-up on me. I’ve just got to find new ways on how to attack pitchers and (realize) how they’re going to attack me. They start falling into patterns and I can start to not guess but anticipate certain pitches in certain counts” External link

masslive Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:04:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I’ll hit wherever they want to put me. Hitting ninth is cool,” “I get to flip the lineup potentially. Just keep doing that. Hand it off to the next guy. That will be my thing if that’s where I am” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec added : “It’s just trying to see the ball as early as I can,” “I can have the prettiest swing in the world but if I was blind, I wouldn’t be able to hit anything. So just really focusing on the mental side and just staying within myself. ... Being able to make adjustments on the fly” External link

masslive Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:41:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “They’ve never enforced it or made it an actual thing,” External link

masslive Monday, January 4, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It would be awesome to win it and I believe I could, that I have the ability to,” External link

masslive Monday, January 4, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It’s supposed to be like actual major-league pitchers, what it looks like in a virtual reality thing,” “I’ll try it out and see how that goes” External link

masslive Monday, January 4, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “J.D. even talked to me about it,” “You’ve got to do your homework, you’ve got to know what guys do, how they like to get you out. What patterns they’ll fall into. Game-planning is a big thing I need to focus on next year. I haven’t been that great of a game-planner in the minor leagues but the last week of the season or so I was J.D.’s apprentice when it came to game-planning. He showed me how he went about it and I liked that” External link

masslive Monday, January 4, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It feels good just to have a good routine right now and keep it rolling,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Just trying to use my lower body better and my back side better,” “I was kind of heavy on my front side and not really controlling it, which was causing me to twist and miss pitches I shouldn’t miss. It feels good to have a good routine right now and keep it rolling” External link

masslive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It feels amazing. That’s crazy,” “I would never think that would happen, some crazy stat like that and my name to be in there. I’m very fortunate to be in this position, so that’s awesome” External link

masslive Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I just made a couple tweaks, just timing stuff, and stopped pressing a little bit,” “Felt good to get that one today” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, September 6, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I just made a couple tweaks, just timing stuff, and stopped pressing a little bit,” “Felt good to get that one today” External link

bangordailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “The day overall was kind of a fire drill, so it was very surreal and it still hasn’t sunk in yet,” External link

masslive Monday, August 31, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I knew I barreled it — I didn’t really know where at first,” “Then I kind of saw it right over the pole, so I was just hoping that it stayed fair” External link

bangordailynews Monday, August 31, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I knew I barreled it — I didn’t really know where at first,” “Then I kind of saw it right over the pole, so I was just hoping that it stayed fair” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, August 31, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “The last thing I want is for anyone on the team to feel uncomfortable with me being around,” External link

masslive Friday, July 17, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I think (my teammates) all realize that,” “I’m not going up to anyone right away. I’d probably make them feel uncomfortable. I’m kind of speaking when spoken to and getting my work in” External link

masslive Friday, July 17, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I think I high-balled a little bit,” External link

masslive Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Tokyo, on the off days we’d kind of just go around to different cities,” “It’s only like 15, 20 minutes on trains to anywhere you want to go” External link

masslive Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Definitely. I just think there’s different ways to go about that goal, I guess,” External link

masslive Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It was awesome playing with him,” “His fastball really pops and he works at a great tempo. Noah is a great person, too. He stood at attention every time they played the national anthem. His service means a lot to him” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I feel really comfortable [at first],” External link

bostonglobe Friday, January 17, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It was awesome, especially playing in high-pressure situations, which is likely to happen up here,” “It was good. It was fun. Good to develop” External link

bostonglobe Friday, January 17, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “Definitely. I just think there’s different ways to go about that goal, I guess,” External link

masslive Friday, January 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I hit with him at his place before I took off for Tokyo,” External link

masslive Friday, January 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It felt attainable when I was here in September,” “I felt like I belong. But obviously I’ve got a lot to prove. So I’m just going to have fun” External link

masslive Friday, January 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I honestly didn’t really know what to expect,” External link

masslive Monday, March 4, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “If I want to get amped up, I’ll listen to Metallica or Avenged Sevenfold or some Zeppelin songs or Rush, just kind of depends on my mood. I can listen to Alice in Chains and ‘Rooster’ and get fired up and try to listen to each instrument separately, it’s pretty fun,” External link

bostonherald Monday, March 4, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “The keyboard is good for focus and hand independency, which is pretty hard but good for mindfulness and being able to focus for a longer period of time,” “I try to clear my mind a couple of times a day when I’m out on the field just to practice for doing it in games more” External link

bostonherald Monday, March 4, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “He knows what pitchers want to do and what they don’t want to do, and when they’re vulnerable,” External link

bostonherald Monday, March 4, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “I’ve spent more time watching him,” “I talked to him the other day in here for a little bit, just kind of watched him do his thing. I’m not trying to be all over him. Obviously it’s good to learn from him, but Tim and Andy do an amazing job of keeping the same principles that he’s working on, too, so it’s good to be able to work with him. It’s helped me out already” External link

bostonherald Monday, March 4, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec told : “I just want to work on things so my hot streaks are longer,” External link

masslive Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “The pitching was a little bit better up there,” “More information on guys, too. So that helped. So just working on developing a plan for each pitcher. And at the end of the day, just getting more comfortable” External link

masslive Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Bobby Dalbec said : “It was a little bit shorter of an offseason because of the fall league,” External link

masslive Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT



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Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “Right now, obviously, he has been scuffling,” “He has been chasing pitches out of the zone. He’ll be back in the lineup tomorrow. He’ll play the next two days in the series. I just feel like there’s certain matchups that we’ve got to try to avoid and we’ve got to protect him. I know (José), Urquidy yesterday, he was kind of like a reverse platoon guy, but where he’s at with the fastball, we felt like the two guys we played over Bobby, they had a chance” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “There was a situation where we didn’t make contact,” “And Bobby wasn’t playing So I pulled him aside and I was like, ‘That’s what I mean. In those situations you put the ball into play. Even if you hit into a double play, we score a run. ... It’s about scoring runs” External link

masslive Saturday, April 24, 2021 8:02:00 AM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “Somebody has to hit eighth. Somebody has to hit ninth,” “And if you look up and down our lineup, it seems like it fits. It’s just a matter that those two guys will hit down there when Franchy is healthy with Bobby. It’s just the cards that we have. And you have to maximize your lineup. And I do believe this is a great way of maximizing our lineup” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “Even Franchy in the short period of time, although it’s still spring training, you can see a conscious effort of making contact, which will be great for him if he makes contact. He can do damage,” “And with Bobby, it’s just one of those where we will protect him. I think he’s protected in that spot. And if you are the opposition, there’s no breathing room with us” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “I do believe he was out of his delivery. He rushed a little bit and he was all over the place,” “Just like the other guys, this is about repetitions and getting their work in. And he did in a different fashion, right? But I’m glad that he’s healthy. You can see the stuff. He was throwing 94, 95 (mph). Just like with Bobby (Dalbec), it’s one thing to see it on TV. It’s different to see it real. You see him on the mound and he looks like a real pitcher. He’s tall and lanky and explosive. So it was just a bad one for him but in a way that he got his pitches in and now he’ll move to his next one” External link

masslive Friday, March 5, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “I actually said on the air that I saw Dalbec as a pitcher instead of a position player,” External link

masslive Monday, January 4, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Christian Arroyo said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “Sometimes I would come up to the big leagues, and I’d just try to do too much,” “I think that’s what a lot of young players try to do. You look at guys like Bobby Dalbec right now. It’s pretty incredible obviously what he’s done. But knowing he doesn’t have to do more — that he’s done this his entire (baseball) career. He’s hit homers. I think it’s just sometimes going back to the roots, knowing that you are talented enough to be in the big leagues. You’re in the big leagues for a reason. And I think I got away from that a little bit” External link

masslive Sunday, September 13, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Ron Roenicke said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “I think it’s really important to see the possibility of what the future could look like,” “Getting Bobby up here, who has been a guy who has been on our radar for a long time as one of our top prospects. Knowing the upside to what we think this guy can become. I think it’s important to see him, to see what he can do, and for him also to get comfortable with being in the big leagues. It’s still a weird atmosphere. It’s not the same as it was. I still think the atmosphere, knowing you’re in the big leagues will be important to him” External link

masslive Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Ron Roenicke said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “I think it’s really important to see the possibility of what the future could look like,” “Getting Bobby up here, who has been a guy who has been on our radar for a long time as one of our top prospects. Knowing the upside to what we think this guy can become. I think it’s important to see him, to see what he can do, and for him also to get comfortable with being in the big leagues. It’s still a weird atmosphere. It’s not the same as it was. I still think the atmosphere, knowing you’re in the big leagues will be important to him” External link

masslive Sunday, August 30, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “We saw Bobby toward the end of the season, those 10 days in Fenway, and we talk about making some adjustments,” External link

bostonglobe Monday, December 16, 2019 2:37:00 AM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “We’re comfortable with where we’re at with the roster,” “Obviously, (Dalbec) makes an impact from the right-handed side. But we haven’t had the conversation” External link

masslive Friday, September 6, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Bobby Dalbec ) : “We’ll move him (Dalbec) to first base if needed, obviously,” “We know we’re at, at third base. But he’s a solid third baseman” External link

masslive Sunday, March 3, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT