Lance McCullers

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Lance McCullers said : "I think we showed the kind of team we are," External link

arkansasonline Monday, October 19, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers added : "We weren't on a revenge tour," "That's not what this was. This was just a bunch of guys coming together and wanting to play good baseball and wanting to go to another World Series. That's what this was. We fell short of our goal, but a lot of growth and a lot of impressive people stepped up" External link

arkansasonline Monday, October 19, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I think we showed the kind of team we are,” External link

fox5sandiego Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers added : “We weren’t on a revenge tour,” “That’s not what this was. This was just a bunch of guys coming together and wanting to play damn good baseball and wanting to go to another World Series. That’s what this was. We fell short of our goal, but a lot of growth and a lot of impressive people stepped up” External link

fox5sandiego Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “This one hurts because the couple of guys that may not be here anymore,” “When you have a group of guys like that and everything that our team has been through, you really want to pull off this last victory. We showed what kind of team we are. We showed the fight that we have in us. As I’ve said, it’s a couple days off and we get going for 2021” External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I think we showed the kind of team we are,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s all about offensive numbers nowadays,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’ll be very excited to pitch,” “I’ve pitched in a couple of Game 7s (in 2017 against the Yankees and Dodgers), so with that and knowing coming into the series that I was slated for Games 2 and 7, I’ve been ready for those two starts” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about Charlie Morton ) : “Chuck and I are both pitching (in Game 7), but it’s not so much me versus Charlie as it is the hitters versus Charlie,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s all about offensive numbers nowadays,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’ll be very excited to pitch,” “I’ve pitched in a couple of Game 7s (in 2017 against the Yankees and Dodgers), so with that and knowing coming into the series that I was slated for Games 2 and 7, I’ve been ready for those two starts” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about Charlie Morton ) : “Chuck and I are both pitching (in Game 7), but it’s not so much me versus Charlie as it is the hitters versus Charlie,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I went up to him and I said ‘I know you’re disappointed, but I should have picked you up there,’” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Andre Scrubb was there, Blake Taylor was there, (Cionel) Perez, Brandon Bielak,” “It’s funny to see how guys we got together with for a dinner in the spring have played such big roles for us” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 12, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Our clubhouse culture here has been unbelievable,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 12, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “In those tough situations, especially early in the game, you have to make your last stand so to speak,” “You have to put it all out there and really try to make good pitches” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I know that the line looks off, but I really felt good. I felt calm. I felt focused,” “My stuff was good. That’s what allowed me to stay calm in those situations” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “They put the ball in play, don't swing at a whole lot of balls. To be able to get out of those jams and still give us a chance, was important in that moment of the game,” “I’ll go out there and battle and do whatever we got to do to get the win, especially in the playoffs, that’s what we’re here for” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about Carlos Correa ) : “When Carlos Correa is right there’s nobody better,” “He’s been coming up huge for us” External link

click2houston Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Fourth straight year going to the postseason is no joke, and that’s something to be proud of,” External link

usaToday Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I'm damn proud of myself,” External link

usaToday Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m damn proud of myself,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 27, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I can manage my routine when pitching on normal rest, pitching on extended rest,” “It’s a benefit of me being healthy this season. I know I had the weird nerve thing from the plane. But the benefit of being healthy is being able to dictate your between-starts work, so to speak. I would have been fine on any amount of rest” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 27, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s just a rough patch,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’ve got to make a better pitch,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s part of the process coming back from TJ,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I had kind of gotten away just from who I am a little bit. I just got to remember I’m a stuff guy,” “I just kind of went out there and was really confident in my ability to throw strikes with all my pitches, and it was a good game” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I had kind of gotten away just from who I am a little bit,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “You watch guys pitch, especially guys you admire, and you just want to be a reflection of them,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “For me, with my abilities, trying to pick spots and hit corners When Dallas does it, he’s an artist, he’s like Bob Ross out there,” “When I do it, I’m shying away from contact and not getting aggressive in the zone, I just have to keep that mindset” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I just kind of went out there and was really confident in my ability to throw strikes with all my pitches and it was a good game,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I was really happy with the changeup today,” “And my breaking ball and really most of my stuff. I made a little adjustment midweek. I threw two bullpens this week with the hurricane days, and I made a little adjustment with my front side. It felt like it was coming out more consistent on that two-seam line” External link

eagletribune Sunday, August 30, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I got it in the (strike) zone to start batters,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’ve given up a ton of two-strike hits, and I don’t really know what to attribute it to,” “They’re on a variety of pitches. I just have to make some better pitches with two strikes. It’s a learning curve. It’s a process. Physically, I’m good. I just think sometimes my stuff throughout games and throughout batters is just doing stuff that I’m not accustomed to” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It was just up to me not to blow it again,” “We needed a win tonight. We needed to start the homestand on a big, positive note and we did that” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Maldy came to me after the last start and said ‘I’m going to put in the work, I’m going to put in the preparation, You do your thing and trust me when I go out there,’” “This game relied a lot on him and his ability to call pitches and the way the defense played behind me” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Opening the roof in the fourth,” External link

usaToday Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “There were some routine balls that kind of carried up there and got deep,” “It got very dry. I was trying to lick my fingers and was warned I couldn’t do that obviously, COVID. I was having a hard time there in the fourth. It’s not an excuse. It just is what it is. Balls were being hit that were routine popups and they were landing off walls” External link

usaToday Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I was much more upset with myself about how my last start went, with the walks and throwing some pitches to certain batters, where I knew those pitches wouldn’t play. That wasn’t really the case for me tonight,” “There are times where you go out there and you don’t execute and you fall behind and you walk guys and you make bad pitches and you get your ass handed to you. I’ve had those outings it didn’t feel like one of those nights for me” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “There were some big moments that got to be big moments because some of the stuff that happened there in the fourth,” “I just didn’t win those particular battles” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I was having a hard time there in the fourth. It’s not an excuse. It just is what it is,” “Balls were being hit that were routine pop-ups and they were landing off walls. It was kind of just an unfortunate inning. But, like I said, the stuff was there. I felt really good. I just have to keep moving forward with that” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m disappointed we lost, disappointed the guys gave me a lead and I didn’t throw better,” “I was definitely on pace for a very efficient kind of long-term game. But I’m not disappointed in my stuff, not disappointed in my game plan” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “If you kind of take my stuff in a vacuum, take that mentality and how I was executing pitches into most of my games, I’m going to come out with some great outings,” “I’m disappointed in the way things ended up but not disappointed or discouraged with how I felt I was throwing” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Joe Kelly threw a ball behind Bregman’s head on 3-and-0, on purpose,” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s been a long time,” “It’s been a lot of ups and downs through that time … it’s been a long road. Two years is a long time so I’m just very grateful to get back and compete” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “That’s what you learn pitching again,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Opening up (the game), that line just wasn’t working for me,” “I was kind of yanking them into the other batter’s box, and most people were probably looking at those and thinking I was just yanking them, but mostly it was an alignment issue” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I know I’m always one pitch away. Learned that from Dally K himself,” “No matter how bad it might be, no matter how many guys are on base, you’re able to get out of it with one pitch. That was my mindset for those first couple (innings), working around some baserunners” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers claimed : “People must’ve forgotten we can hit,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Was trying to steal a strike and just flipped a burger in there,” “But like I said, that’s what comes when starting again and understanding you have to make good pitches all the time” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s been a long time,” “It’s been a lot of ups and downs through that time ... it’s been a long road. Two years is a long time so I’m just very grateful to get back and compete” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 26, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “That is what a family does, and that is what we need more of,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It wasn’t just an exhibition game for me,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Those tests need to be read in the timely manner that we agreed to so guys don’t have to sacrifice days and sacrifice games,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “This is going to carry (into) the season,” “And then what happens? We have to play without our leadoff center fielder because the test wasn’t read? We understand this is a rapid testing process that MLB has put a lot of time into to try and get it right, but there has to be some things ironed out” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m a frequent spitter, so I know that that’s something I don’t think is going to be allowed,” “We shall see. That’s 20 years of habit, so we’ll see how that goes” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I know how hard the MLB and MLBPA have worked, how many doctors they’ve spoken to, how many medical experts and how hard individually the Astros are working to keep us safe,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I think this season the number one priority, I keep saying it, is to make sure everyone is being extremely cautious away from the field and not even putting themselves in the position to get the coronavirus,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t feel like it was something we could sustain,” “Hopefully no one does get the virus, but if we do, there are protocols in place to make sure we’re not passing it to family members or other guys on the team” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m in a very good place mentally and physically,” “I feel excellent. I felt great in spring training, but the extra time off and kind of ramping up and then being able to pull it back down to re-ramp, I feel like it’s made me a little bit stronger. And I’m excited” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers wrote : “I have been anticipating opening day 2020 for 481 some odd days now,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, March 27, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers added : “Thank you to the healthcare workers and EVERYONE in this amazing city and country helping us get through this time period,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, March 27, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m not going to spend my whole game staring at the scoreboard like ‘My gosh, my pitch count is rising,’” “If the wolf is hungry, he’s just gonna eat” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m a big believer in letting my body and the way my stuff is kind of dictate how we’re going to manage me,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m really starting to feel like myself again,” “I’m starting to feel normal. I’m starting to lose the apprehension, the second-guessing every pitch that’s called type thing. I’m really just starting to get back to competing with my raw stuff. My changeup today was the best I’ve ever thrown a changeup. Things like that are what I continue to build on” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “This is definitely the best I’ve felt,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m really happy with the way I felt,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “My stuff was much more crisp today than it was my first outing, which is normal,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “In the second inning, I started throwing my two-seam (fastball) again and I was seeing broken bats and they were a little late,” “I got the swing over the changeups quite a few times and the curveball was landing in the zone, so I was getting some freeze takes there” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m just happy to be talking about pitching and the ins and outs,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Very happy with it and felt really good. Executed mostly what I wanted to do,” External link

click2houston Monday, March 2, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Out of the 16 pitches I threw, really only maybe one or two that I didn't execute the way I was hoping to pre-pitch,” “Really happy with just the way I felt overall and just being out there with the guys” External link

click2houston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I almost forgot what it was like,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 2, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I couldn’t have really felt any better,” “I felt like my (velocity) was much better than I thought it was going to be. It’s really not something that I’m focused on or worried about. I felt like I have a lot more in the tank as far as that goes” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 2, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Felt good to end with a punchout,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 2, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Out of the 16 pitches I threw, really only maybe one or two that I didn't execute the way I was hoping to pre-pitch,” “Really happy with just the way I felt overall and just being out there with the guys” External link

usaToday Monday, March 2, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It felt really good to be back on the mound with the other guys around in a normal spring training routine,” “I wasn't worried about how I was going to feel, anything like that. I wanted to just stay under control. It was a long time coming for my first pen” External link

eagletribune Saturday, February 15, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It means a lot, these guys were supportive of me all year,” External link

click2houston Saturday, February 15, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It means a lot, these guys were supportive of me all year,” External link

click2houston Friday, February 14, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It will be high up there. Look forward to that moment more than anything. I’m sure I’ll be nervous. I’m sure I’ll have those rookie feelings all over again. I just try to stay focused on today and one step at a time. I used to project myself into the future. Focused on today and getting a good bullpen in and then moving forward day by day,” External link

click2houston Friday, February 14, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "I feel really good. I feel like I've put in a lot of hard work over this past 15-16 months," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 14, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "I'm very excited just to be able to contribute again to the team," "Not only run to the clubhouse and get waters and bananas and stuff like that" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 14, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers responded : "CONGRATS on that!!!! That's amazing. Yes, next time you see me.. let's do it!" External link

click2houston Friday, November 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers told : “Fans of all teams should be celebrated for loving the game, not treated like that,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about County Public ) : "Thousands of animals, like my dog Finn, enter Harris County Animal Shelter each year through no fault of their own," "We can all do something to help and I encourage the community to adopt or foster to be part of the lifesaving solution for these animals" External link

chron Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about Justin Verlander ) : "He's been doing it forever, just like JV (Justin Verlander), and he's still one of the best in the game," "Anytime you get an opportunity to have guys with a pedigree like that, guys who have so much knowledge to share, and nothing but glowing reviews around the league about him, you're excited to have him" External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "It's awesome that we're in a situation as an organization where our front office recognizes the opportunity this team has to win a World Series," "Not all teams are willing to push their chips in and go get guys that can impact the team down the stretch and in the playoffs, and for years to come" External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "I'm looking forward to understanding his evolution as a pitcher," "He came in as a guy that could blow your doors down and could out-stuff you. He probably still could, but he's evolved from a guy who's a crazy talented pitcher, which is what you want to always evolve into. It'll be fun for me to be able to watch and then ask as we go" External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "He's just testing himself, trying to see how good he can be," "That's part of the reason he's been able to pitch so long at an elite level and be healthy so long" External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about Tommy John ) : “Look, I knew in August I would have to have the (Tommy John) surgery and I felt like what worse is going to happen?” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s definitely hard to sit back and not be able to contribute the way I want to,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 2, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “You want to give your ligament time your new ligament to settle in, let the swelling go down, let yourself heal up,” “Then you work on extension and inflection those are both really important coming back from surgery, especially my extension. With me having my bone shaved down in the back and scar tissue in the back, so I want to make sure that doesn’t come back” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 2, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I think more than anything, I am in a supportive role for the guys here,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 2, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s a lot of rehab, a lot of throwing and I’ll have the fortunate timing of being able to have some down time before spring training 2020 rolls around,” “Hoping to step back right where I left off” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, January 26, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I got to Houston in 2015, and my wife and I understood the grave situation these animals are in and the euthanization rate was crazy high, the turnover rate, the way these animals are treated. Organizations out there push in the right direction, and we're proud to be a small part of it,” External link

khou Friday, January 25, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “You can’t sit back and look at it and say oh my goodness I have three guys on and I have the core of the lineup up or you’ll crumble,” “You have to continue to try to make your pitches” External link

azcentral Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:32:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “For me that was make or break,” “So I’m glad that I kind of stuck with my guns” External link

azcentral Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:32:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "I didn't have much from the get-go. I was not really able to locate pretty much anything. So in the third inning just wasn't making my pitches," External link

afp-en Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "I grinded through every out I had. Pea just absolutely flourished with the opportunity," "To see the way Pea was throwing the ball, I can't say enough. He was unbelievable" External link

afp-en Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Very tough. A lot of guys, their wives were here, their families, kids . . . In those difficult days, everyone genuinely just wanted to do what they could to help the city,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers added : “It became something we rallied around. We still have pictures hanging in our lockers. People here are hard-working and they went through something that a lot of people can’t understand,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “That's an iconic jersey for us, for the Astros organization,” External link

triblive Friday, October 27, 2017 3:39:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “The rainbows are something that I think will forever be associated with the Astro organization, because it should be,” “They're a great look and fans love them” External link

triblive Friday, October 27, 2017 3:39:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "Our guys showed a lot of heart. Showed we were a relentless group," External link

japantoday Friday, October 27, 2017 11:37:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "Our guys showed a lot of heart. Showed we were a relentless group," External link

afp-en Friday, October 27, 2017 9:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I was messing around with the grip he used, and then I came about with the way I throw it now,” “The way I grew up kind of learning how to pitch with my father and my pitching coach in Florida was to throw every pitch the same as a fastball, not to manipulate your wrists or to do anything different with your hand positioning, as you would a fastball” External link

seattletimes Friday, October 27, 2017 5:27:00 AM EAT



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pitcher100.00%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
Names Lang Count
Lance McCullersEN96.36%
Lance McCullersES2.73%
Lance McCullersFR0.91%


 
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Dusty Baker said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “Just one of those weekends where whatever could go bad, went bad. But we’re still in a good position,” “They beat my bullpen up. We’re still trying to recover from that first day, the early exit by McCullers, and then it was downhill from there” External link

ChinaPost Monday, September 7, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “Anytime you lose a pitcher who was one of the best in baseball it's not easy, but I think we have the talent,” “We're getting Lance back and everybody kind of forgot Lance was an All-Star pitcher and one of the best in baseball before he before he (was) injured” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, February 21, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “Anytime you lose a pitcher who was one of the best in baseball it's not easy, but I think we have the talent,” “We're getting Lance back and everybody kind of forgot Lance was an All-Star pitcher and one of the best in baseball before he before he (was) injured” External link

usaToday Friday, February 21, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “We need McCullers back badly and (to) have him a full year,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Jeff Luhnow said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “We’ve been very good with our players coming back from injury and making sure we don’t do anything to risk their careers,” “And Lance is going to be here for at least two more years, so we want to make sure we’re not only looking out for 2020 but 2021 and the rest of his career. None of it is set in stone, but it’s reasonable to assume you might not get above those numbers (100-120 innings)” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Jeff Luhnow said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “The question is, for a team that’s expected to win the division again, hopefully, do we want to count on that? Do we want to count on Lance for more than 120 innings? I don’t necessarily want to,” “If he gives it to us and is feeling good, great” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

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Lance McCullers said : "I think we showed the kind of team we are," External link

arkansasonline Monday, October 19, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers added : "We weren't on a revenge tour," "That's not what this was. This was just a bunch of guys coming together and wanting to play good baseball and wanting to go to another World Series. That's what this was. We fell short of our goal, but a lot of growth and a lot of impressive people stepped up" External link

arkansasonline Monday, October 19, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I think we showed the kind of team we are,” External link

fox5sandiego Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers added : “We weren’t on a revenge tour,” “That’s not what this was. This was just a bunch of guys coming together and wanting to play damn good baseball and wanting to go to another World Series. That’s what this was. We fell short of our goal, but a lot of growth and a lot of impressive people stepped up” External link

fox5sandiego Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “This one hurts because the couple of guys that may not be here anymore,” “When you have a group of guys like that and everything that our team has been through, you really want to pull off this last victory. We showed what kind of team we are. We showed the fight that we have in us. As I’ve said, it’s a couple days off and we get going for 2021” External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I think we showed the kind of team we are,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s all about offensive numbers nowadays,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’ll be very excited to pitch,” “I’ve pitched in a couple of Game 7s (in 2017 against the Yankees and Dodgers), so with that and knowing coming into the series that I was slated for Games 2 and 7, I’ve been ready for those two starts” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about Charlie Morton ) : “Chuck and I are both pitching (in Game 7), but it’s not so much me versus Charlie as it is the hitters versus Charlie,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s all about offensive numbers nowadays,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’ll be very excited to pitch,” “I’ve pitched in a couple of Game 7s (in 2017 against the Yankees and Dodgers), so with that and knowing coming into the series that I was slated for Games 2 and 7, I’ve been ready for those two starts” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about Charlie Morton ) : “Chuck and I are both pitching (in Game 7), but it’s not so much me versus Charlie as it is the hitters versus Charlie,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I went up to him and I said ‘I know you’re disappointed, but I should have picked you up there,’” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Andre Scrubb was there, Blake Taylor was there, (Cionel) Perez, Brandon Bielak,” “It’s funny to see how guys we got together with for a dinner in the spring have played such big roles for us” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 12, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Our clubhouse culture here has been unbelievable,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 12, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “In those tough situations, especially early in the game, you have to make your last stand so to speak,” “You have to put it all out there and really try to make good pitches” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I know that the line looks off, but I really felt good. I felt calm. I felt focused,” “My stuff was good. That’s what allowed me to stay calm in those situations” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “They put the ball in play, don't swing at a whole lot of balls. To be able to get out of those jams and still give us a chance, was important in that moment of the game,” “I’ll go out there and battle and do whatever we got to do to get the win, especially in the playoffs, that’s what we’re here for” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about Carlos Correa ) : “When Carlos Correa is right there’s nobody better,” “He’s been coming up huge for us” External link

click2houston Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Fourth straight year going to the postseason is no joke, and that’s something to be proud of,” External link

usaToday Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I'm damn proud of myself,” External link

usaToday Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m damn proud of myself,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 27, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I can manage my routine when pitching on normal rest, pitching on extended rest,” “It’s a benefit of me being healthy this season. I know I had the weird nerve thing from the plane. But the benefit of being healthy is being able to dictate your between-starts work, so to speak. I would have been fine on any amount of rest” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 27, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s just a rough patch,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’ve got to make a better pitch,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s part of the process coming back from TJ,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I had kind of gotten away just from who I am a little bit. I just got to remember I’m a stuff guy,” “I just kind of went out there and was really confident in my ability to throw strikes with all my pitches, and it was a good game” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I had kind of gotten away just from who I am a little bit,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “You watch guys pitch, especially guys you admire, and you just want to be a reflection of them,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “For me, with my abilities, trying to pick spots and hit corners When Dallas does it, he’s an artist, he’s like Bob Ross out there,” “When I do it, I’m shying away from contact and not getting aggressive in the zone, I just have to keep that mindset” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I just kind of went out there and was really confident in my ability to throw strikes with all my pitches and it was a good game,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I was really happy with the changeup today,” “And my breaking ball and really most of my stuff. I made a little adjustment midweek. I threw two bullpens this week with the hurricane days, and I made a little adjustment with my front side. It felt like it was coming out more consistent on that two-seam line” External link

eagletribune Sunday, August 30, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I got it in the (strike) zone to start batters,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’ve given up a ton of two-strike hits, and I don’t really know what to attribute it to,” “They’re on a variety of pitches. I just have to make some better pitches with two strikes. It’s a learning curve. It’s a process. Physically, I’m good. I just think sometimes my stuff throughout games and throughout batters is just doing stuff that I’m not accustomed to” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It was just up to me not to blow it again,” “We needed a win tonight. We needed to start the homestand on a big, positive note and we did that” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Maldy came to me after the last start and said ‘I’m going to put in the work, I’m going to put in the preparation, You do your thing and trust me when I go out there,’” “This game relied a lot on him and his ability to call pitches and the way the defense played behind me” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Opening the roof in the fourth,” External link

usaToday Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “There were some routine balls that kind of carried up there and got deep,” “It got very dry. I was trying to lick my fingers and was warned I couldn’t do that obviously, COVID. I was having a hard time there in the fourth. It’s not an excuse. It just is what it is. Balls were being hit that were routine popups and they were landing off walls” External link

usaToday Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I was much more upset with myself about how my last start went, with the walks and throwing some pitches to certain batters, where I knew those pitches wouldn’t play. That wasn’t really the case for me tonight,” “There are times where you go out there and you don’t execute and you fall behind and you walk guys and you make bad pitches and you get your ass handed to you. I’ve had those outings it didn’t feel like one of those nights for me” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “There were some big moments that got to be big moments because some of the stuff that happened there in the fourth,” “I just didn’t win those particular battles” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I was having a hard time there in the fourth. It’s not an excuse. It just is what it is,” “Balls were being hit that were routine pop-ups and they were landing off walls. It was kind of just an unfortunate inning. But, like I said, the stuff was there. I felt really good. I just have to keep moving forward with that” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m disappointed we lost, disappointed the guys gave me a lead and I didn’t throw better,” “I was definitely on pace for a very efficient kind of long-term game. But I’m not disappointed in my stuff, not disappointed in my game plan” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “If you kind of take my stuff in a vacuum, take that mentality and how I was executing pitches into most of my games, I’m going to come out with some great outings,” “I’m disappointed in the way things ended up but not disappointed or discouraged with how I felt I was throwing” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Joe Kelly threw a ball behind Bregman’s head on 3-and-0, on purpose,” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s been a long time,” “It’s been a lot of ups and downs through that time … it’s been a long road. Two years is a long time so I’m just very grateful to get back and compete” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “That’s what you learn pitching again,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Opening up (the game), that line just wasn’t working for me,” “I was kind of yanking them into the other batter’s box, and most people were probably looking at those and thinking I was just yanking them, but mostly it was an alignment issue” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I know I’m always one pitch away. Learned that from Dally K himself,” “No matter how bad it might be, no matter how many guys are on base, you’re able to get out of it with one pitch. That was my mindset for those first couple (innings), working around some baserunners” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers claimed : “People must’ve forgotten we can hit,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Was trying to steal a strike and just flipped a burger in there,” “But like I said, that’s what comes when starting again and understanding you have to make good pitches all the time” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, July 26, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s been a long time,” “It’s been a lot of ups and downs through that time ... it’s been a long road. Two years is a long time so I’m just very grateful to get back and compete” External link

click2houston Sunday, July 26, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “That is what a family does, and that is what we need more of,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It wasn’t just an exhibition game for me,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Those tests need to be read in the timely manner that we agreed to so guys don’t have to sacrifice days and sacrifice games,” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “This is going to carry (into) the season,” “And then what happens? We have to play without our leadoff center fielder because the test wasn’t read? We understand this is a rapid testing process that MLB has put a lot of time into to try and get it right, but there has to be some things ironed out” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:26:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m a frequent spitter, so I know that that’s something I don’t think is going to be allowed,” “We shall see. That’s 20 years of habit, so we’ll see how that goes” External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I know how hard the MLB and MLBPA have worked, how many doctors they’ve spoken to, how many medical experts and how hard individually the Astros are working to keep us safe,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I think this season the number one priority, I keep saying it, is to make sure everyone is being extremely cautious away from the field and not even putting themselves in the position to get the coronavirus,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t feel like it was something we could sustain,” “Hopefully no one does get the virus, but if we do, there are protocols in place to make sure we’re not passing it to family members or other guys on the team” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m in a very good place mentally and physically,” “I feel excellent. I felt great in spring training, but the extra time off and kind of ramping up and then being able to pull it back down to re-ramp, I feel like it’s made me a little bit stronger. And I’m excited” External link

eagletribune Saturday, July 4, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers wrote : “I have been anticipating opening day 2020 for 481 some odd days now,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, March 27, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers added : “Thank you to the healthcare workers and EVERYONE in this amazing city and country helping us get through this time period,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, March 27, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m not going to spend my whole game staring at the scoreboard like ‘My gosh, my pitch count is rising,’” “If the wolf is hungry, he’s just gonna eat” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m a big believer in letting my body and the way my stuff is kind of dictate how we’re going to manage me,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m really starting to feel like myself again,” “I’m starting to feel normal. I’m starting to lose the apprehension, the second-guessing every pitch that’s called type thing. I’m really just starting to get back to competing with my raw stuff. My changeup today was the best I’ve ever thrown a changeup. Things like that are what I continue to build on” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “This is definitely the best I’ve felt,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m really happy with the way I felt,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “My stuff was much more crisp today than it was my first outing, which is normal,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “In the second inning, I started throwing my two-seam (fastball) again and I was seeing broken bats and they were a little late,” “I got the swing over the changeups quite a few times and the curveball was landing in the zone, so I was getting some freeze takes there” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I’m just happy to be talking about pitching and the ins and outs,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Very happy with it and felt really good. Executed mostly what I wanted to do,” External link

click2houston Monday, March 2, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Out of the 16 pitches I threw, really only maybe one or two that I didn't execute the way I was hoping to pre-pitch,” “Really happy with just the way I felt overall and just being out there with the guys” External link

click2houston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I almost forgot what it was like,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 2, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I couldn’t have really felt any better,” “I felt like my (velocity) was much better than I thought it was going to be. It’s really not something that I’m focused on or worried about. I felt like I have a lot more in the tank as far as that goes” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 2, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Felt good to end with a punchout,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, March 2, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Out of the 16 pitches I threw, really only maybe one or two that I didn't execute the way I was hoping to pre-pitch,” “Really happy with just the way I felt overall and just being out there with the guys” External link

usaToday Monday, March 2, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It felt really good to be back on the mound with the other guys around in a normal spring training routine,” “I wasn't worried about how I was going to feel, anything like that. I wanted to just stay under control. It was a long time coming for my first pen” External link

eagletribune Saturday, February 15, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It means a lot, these guys were supportive of me all year,” External link

click2houston Saturday, February 15, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It means a lot, these guys were supportive of me all year,” External link

click2houston Friday, February 14, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It will be high up there. Look forward to that moment more than anything. I’m sure I’ll be nervous. I’m sure I’ll have those rookie feelings all over again. I just try to stay focused on today and one step at a time. I used to project myself into the future. Focused on today and getting a good bullpen in and then moving forward day by day,” External link

click2houston Friday, February 14, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "I feel really good. I feel like I've put in a lot of hard work over this past 15-16 months," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 14, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "I'm very excited just to be able to contribute again to the team," "Not only run to the clubhouse and get waters and bananas and stuff like that" External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 14, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers responded : "CONGRATS on that!!!! That's amazing. Yes, next time you see me.. let's do it!" External link

click2houston Friday, November 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers told : “Fans of all teams should be celebrated for loving the game, not treated like that,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about County Public ) : "Thousands of animals, like my dog Finn, enter Harris County Animal Shelter each year through no fault of their own," "We can all do something to help and I encourage the community to adopt or foster to be part of the lifesaving solution for these animals" External link

chron Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about Justin Verlander ) : "He's been doing it forever, just like JV (Justin Verlander), and he's still one of the best in the game," "Anytime you get an opportunity to have guys with a pedigree like that, guys who have so much knowledge to share, and nothing but glowing reviews around the league about him, you're excited to have him" External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "It's awesome that we're in a situation as an organization where our front office recognizes the opportunity this team has to win a World Series," "Not all teams are willing to push their chips in and go get guys that can impact the team down the stretch and in the playoffs, and for years to come" External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "I'm looking forward to understanding his evolution as a pitcher," "He came in as a guy that could blow your doors down and could out-stuff you. He probably still could, but he's evolved from a guy who's a crazy talented pitcher, which is what you want to always evolve into. It'll be fun for me to be able to watch and then ask as we go" External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "He's just testing himself, trying to see how good he can be," "That's part of the reason he's been able to pitch so long at an elite level and be healthy so long" External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:28:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said ( about Tommy John ) : “Look, I knew in August I would have to have the (Tommy John) surgery and I felt like what worse is going to happen?” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s definitely hard to sit back and not be able to contribute the way I want to,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 2, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “You want to give your ligament time your new ligament to settle in, let the swelling go down, let yourself heal up,” “Then you work on extension and inflection those are both really important coming back from surgery, especially my extension. With me having my bone shaved down in the back and scar tissue in the back, so I want to make sure that doesn’t come back” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 2, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I think more than anything, I am in a supportive role for the guys here,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, March 2, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “It’s a lot of rehab, a lot of throwing and I’ll have the fortunate timing of being able to have some down time before spring training 2020 rolls around,” “Hoping to step back right where I left off” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, January 26, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I got to Houston in 2015, and my wife and I understood the grave situation these animals are in and the euthanization rate was crazy high, the turnover rate, the way these animals are treated. Organizations out there push in the right direction, and we're proud to be a small part of it,” External link

khou Friday, January 25, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “You can’t sit back and look at it and say oh my goodness I have three guys on and I have the core of the lineup up or you’ll crumble,” “You have to continue to try to make your pitches” External link

azcentral Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:32:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “For me that was make or break,” “So I’m glad that I kind of stuck with my guns” External link

azcentral Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:32:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "I didn't have much from the get-go. I was not really able to locate pretty much anything. So in the third inning just wasn't making my pitches," External link

afp-en Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "I grinded through every out I had. Pea just absolutely flourished with the opportunity," "To see the way Pea was throwing the ball, I can't say enough. He was unbelievable" External link

afp-en Saturday, October 28, 2017 9:12:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “Very tough. A lot of guys, their wives were here, their families, kids . . . In those difficult days, everyone genuinely just wanted to do what they could to help the city,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers added : “It became something we rallied around. We still have pictures hanging in our lockers. People here are hard-working and they went through something that a lot of people can’t understand,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “That's an iconic jersey for us, for the Astros organization,” External link

triblive Friday, October 27, 2017 3:39:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “The rainbows are something that I think will forever be associated with the Astro organization, because it should be,” “They're a great look and fans love them” External link

triblive Friday, October 27, 2017 3:39:00 PM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "Our guys showed a lot of heart. Showed we were a relentless group," External link

japantoday Friday, October 27, 2017 11:37:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : "Our guys showed a lot of heart. Showed we were a relentless group," External link

afp-en Friday, October 27, 2017 9:21:00 AM EAT

Lance McCullers said : “I was messing around with the grip he used, and then I came about with the way I throw it now,” “The way I grew up kind of learning how to pitch with my father and my pitching coach in Florida was to throw every pitch the same as a fastball, not to manipulate your wrists or to do anything different with your hand positioning, as you would a fastball” External link

seattletimes Friday, October 27, 2017 5:27:00 AM EAT



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Names Lang Count
Lance McCullersEN96.36%
Lance McCullersES2.73%
Lance McCullersFR0.91%


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Dusty Baker said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “Just one of those weekends where whatever could go bad, went bad. But we’re still in a good position,” “They beat my bullpen up. We’re still trying to recover from that first day, the early exit by McCullers, and then it was downhill from there” External link

ChinaPost Monday, September 7, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “Anytime you lose a pitcher who was one of the best in baseball it's not easy, but I think we have the talent,” “We're getting Lance back and everybody kind of forgot Lance was an All-Star pitcher and one of the best in baseball before he before he (was) injured” External link

messenger-inquirer Friday, February 21, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Justin Verlander said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “Anytime you lose a pitcher who was one of the best in baseball it's not easy, but I think we have the talent,” “We're getting Lance back and everybody kind of forgot Lance was an All-Star pitcher and one of the best in baseball before he before he (was) injured” External link

usaToday Friday, February 21, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “We need McCullers back badly and (to) have him a full year,” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Jeff Luhnow said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “We’ve been very good with our players coming back from injury and making sure we don’t do anything to risk their careers,” “And Lance is going to be here for at least two more years, so we want to make sure we’re not only looking out for 2020 but 2021 and the rest of his career. None of it is set in stone, but it’s reasonable to assume you might not get above those numbers (100-120 innings)” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Jeff Luhnow said ( about Lance McCullers ) : “The question is, for a team that’s expected to win the division again, hopefully, do we want to count on that? Do we want to count on Lance for more than 120 innings? I don’t necessarily want to,” “If he gives it to us and is feeling good, great” External link

houstonchronicle Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT