Dave Roberts

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Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we’ve got to turn the page,” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we've got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. ... We’re very resilient” External link

news4jax Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we’ve got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. … We’re very resilient” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "We're going to come in fresh tomorrow," "I think we're very resilient. We're playing good baseball. We got beat, but we'll be ready to go" External link

irishsun Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we've got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. ... We’re very resilient” External link

usaToday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts says ( about Pedro Baez ) : "Next inning, I take blame for having him go back out," "To ask him to go back out he said he felt good. I should have kept him burning a bit. In that run of hitters, I felt good with Pedro" External link

usaToday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we’ve got to turn the page,” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I just thought at least it’s a flare,” “And I’m thinking through the 10th inning, and so then it just kind of spun out right there. So I wasn’t really just prepared for a walk-off in that situation” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts says ( about Pedro Baez ) : “Next inning, I take blame for having him go back out,” “To ask him to go back out he said he felt good. I should have kept him burning a bit. In that run of hitters, I felt good with Pedro” External link

usaToday Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we've got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. ... We’re very resilient” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was just very genuine, very authentic. And there had been other times in hitters meetings where he’s kind of challenged guys in the best possible way to how to go about a team approach as an offense,” “Just understanding that if we do things the right way in spring training, we’ll do those things all the way through the World Series. So that kind of message resonated with everyone” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we've got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. ... We’re very resilient” External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we've got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. ... We’re very resilient” External link

click2houston Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was just very genuine, very authentic. And there had been other times in hitters meetings where he’s kind of challenged guys in the best possible way to how to go about a team approach as an offense,” “Just understanding that if we do things the right way in spring training, we’ll do those things all the way through the World Series. So that kind of message resonated with everyone” External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was just very genuine, very authentic. And there had been other times in hitters meetings where he’s kind of challenged guys in the best possible way to how to go about a team approach as an offense,” “Just understanding that if we do things the right way in spring training, we’ll do those things all the way through the World Series. So that kind of message resonated with everyone” External link

kiro7 Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was just very genuine, very authentic. And there had been other times in hitters meetings where he’s kind of challenged guys in the best possible way to how to go about a team approach as an offense,” “Just understanding that if we do things the right way in spring training, we’ll do those things all the way through the World Series. So that kind of message resonated with everyone” External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts says ( about Julio Urias ) : “You can debate whether we were too careful with him, we didn’t push him enough, but I appreciate that Julio is going to have a great career, and I do think the foundation of taking care of him in his early years, to allow him to go forward and have a great career years beyond being with the Dodgers or he chooses to stay with the Dodgers, I think that’s a part of it,” External link

usaToday Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "The breaking ball, the shape to it, to get those guys off the fastball, I thought the curveball was really good early," "He elevated when he needed to" External link

yahoo-au Saturday, October 24, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "The breaking ball, the shape to it, to get those guys off the fastball, I thought the curveball was really good early," "He elevated when he needed to" External link

afp-en Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I felt that he’d given us all he needed to give,” External link

dailynews Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Not many pitchers are able to thrive in those situations,” “He’s in rare company already” External link

dailynews Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I just think it’s something where the culture of the bullpen, of roles and doing away with those, is something that – you’ve got to have those conversations,” “It takes time. To break down those walls, to have guys take down whatever part of the lineup is asked of them, is most important” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Walking around a clubhouse, guys are ready to win a baseball game," "You still understand the importance of every pitch, every game. But sometimes when you start to get so intense and bottled up, it starts to be a detriment. I really like how each of our guys (is handling the situation and) the state of mind that we're in" External link

longbeachstar Friday, October 23, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Walking around a clubhouse, guys are ready to win a baseball game," "You still understand the importance of every pitch, every game. But sometimes when you start to get so intense and bottled up, it starts to be a detriment. I really like how each of our guys (is handling the situation and) the state of mind that we're in" External link

irishsun Friday, October 23, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I love both of our catchers back there with what Austin does behind the plate specifically,” “It’s an elite skill (Barnes’ pitch-framing). I think he’s one of the top two or three in all of baseball. And that’s something that, it certainly has to be weighted because there’s a certainty of impacting or potentially 125 to 150 pitches in a ballgame. Will is very good as well. But as you can say that Will is a better hitter and thrower than Austin, Austin’s skill set to catch the baseball is elite” External link

dailynews Friday, October 23, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn’t have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

bangordailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

news4jax Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn’t have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s a big ask to be quite frank,” “People have to adjust to certain roles. But both of them are going to have to make pitches” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s a big ask to be quite frank,” “People have to adjust to certain roles. But both of them are going to have to make pitches” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Clayton Kershaw ) : “We feel great. We’ve got Walker going. We’ve got Julio going and then we’ve got Clayton,” “So you look at kind of where our relievers are set with the off day tomorrow, we’re in a great spot” External link

usaToday Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “They understand every out we get is important,” External link

usaToday Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

wcfcourier Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

wacotrib Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest," External link

timescolonist Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest," External link

timescolonist Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts admitted : “It’s a big ask, to be quite frank,” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s great, just to put eyes on guys we hadn’t seen before,” “Once you see guys once, twice you just keep getting that familiarity and that’s only going to benefit us going forward. That’s a credit to our offense, just continuing to fight and claw to make sure those leverage guys got in the game tonight” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts acknowledged : “I think that Mookie’s driven it and I think coming in, a new voice has certainly helped,” “But it’s never been the approach to just sit back and try to hit home runs, I can promise you that” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think it’s been talked about. It has been actually talked about for years,” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It seems like we’re almost gonna play as many games here as the Rangers this year,” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s been great and to be honest with you, the clubhouse staff here, the facilities are amazing,” “Everything about this ballpark has been fantastic. And certainly, whether it be the workouts, the games played here, regular season, postseason, all that stuff here has helped make this feel more home field and I definitely think it’s an advantage for us” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We just like him in this spot,” External link

cleveland Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "You look at sheer talent, (Bellinger and Betts) are a couple of the best players in all of baseball," "Mookie is going to get the best of everybody, but now you layer in Cody and the experience he has in the postseason and learning from that, and you can (include Corey Seager) in that same conversation" External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We just like him in this spot,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts added : “It was as good as I’ve seen in quite some time,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We just like him in this spot,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts added : “It was as good as I’ve seen in quite some time,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "You look at sheer talent, (Bellinger and Betts) are a couple of the best players in all of baseball," "Mookie is going to get the best of everybody, but now you layer in Cody and the experience he has in the postseason and learning from that, and you can (include Corey Seager) in that same conversation" External link

irishsun Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Julio Urias ) : “To keep that optionality just makes sense, and to have Julio be in with us and understanding how we value him, certainly it’s helpful,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We were going to make sure we stayed away from him in Game 7 for this particular reason,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Those guys over there, they play a lot of matchups,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Julio Urias ) : “To keep that optionality just makes sense, and to have Julio be in with us and understanding how we value him, certainly it’s helpful,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We were going to make sure we stayed away from him in Game 7 for this particular reason,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s going to be a bullpen, whatever, kind of game, using various arms,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Julio Urias ) : “To keep that optionality just makes sense, and to have Julio be in with us and understanding how we value him, certainly it’s helpful,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s going to be a bullpen, whatever, kind of game, using various arms,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Julio Urias ) : “To keep that optionality just makes sense, and to have Julio be in with us and understanding how we value him, certainly it’s helpful,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that if you’re looking at starters who can potentially take down a lot of innings tomorrow, we just don’t have a person,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “No – I wish I would have had that talk before he did the forearm bump with Kiké,” “But I think that after hearing that or seeing that, I think it’s pretty well noted” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "It's been a crazy year," External link

WashingtonPost Monday, October 19, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As far as the postseason, just understanding that at times they’re going to try to not throw strikes to him because of how dangerous he is,” External link

foxnews Monday, October 19, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As far as the postseason, just understanding that at times they’re going to try to not throw strikes to him because of how dangerous he is,” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 19, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As far as on the health perspective, he’s not an overworker now,” External link

dailynews Monday, October 19, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts concluded : “I think a tick behind last night’s play,” “It just shows the athleticism, man” External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 18, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm still sort of recovering from this one, but already thinking about game seven," "That's what you live for" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm still sort of recovering from this one, but already thinking about game seven," "That's what you live for" External link

theage Sunday, October 18, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “For me at that point in time,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “There’s been some under-the-surface numbers where (Jansen) has been really good, whether it be quality of contact, strikeouts,” “There have been some things in there that have been really good that just haven’t shown itself” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “This has been a tough, challenging year from different perspectives,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm still sort of recovering from this one, but already thinking about game seven," "That's what you live for" External link

theage Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts concluded : “I think a tick behind last night’s play,” “It just shows the athleticism, man” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts concluded : “I think a tick behind last night’s play,” “It just shows the athleticism, man” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts concluded : “I think a tick behind last night’s play,” “It just shows the athleticism, man” External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 18, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "He's moving around much better and feels better than he expected," External link

longbeachstar Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “From the training staff to Chris, it’s better than he expected,” “He’s just going to kind of keep treating it up, move around” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “From the training staff to Chris, it’s better than he expected,” “He’s just going to kind of keep treating it up, move around” External link

dailynews Saturday, October 17, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm 31 and I don't have a lot of time left to establish myself as a starter and everyday player," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Just before the inning started, Terry Francona told me I would be pinch-running for whoever got on base," "So I was stretching in the dugout, getting ready. When Kevin walked, Terry looked down the end of the dugout, where I was, and he winked at me. That was it" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "He didn't tell me to steal. He didn't have to," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "My job then became that of a cheerleader," "I was ready to run, but we didn't really have to the rest of the Yankees series or against St. Louis. My work was done. But you know what, we were winning and I couldn't have been happier" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Maury Wills ) : "He told me that some time in your career when you are in a park and everyone knows you are going to be stealing, it will be a big game, and the game or series will hinge on you making it," "I'm stretching there on first base realizing that Maury was right. This was my moment. It was unbelievable, just like he said. I get chills just thinking about it" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Terry Francona ) : "I told him I realized the situation and that I would do whatever he wanted me to do," "I pretty much realized that my role would be relegated to pinch-running. That was one of the reasons they got me here, for speed. I just wanted Terry to know I wasn't going to cause any problems" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Mariano Rivera ) : "When fast guys are on base, Rivera likes to hold the ball, to throw the base-runner off," "I really watched him closely for two pitches before going on the third. The experience was invaluable" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "It was the most incredible trip I was ever on," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Normally, guys don't like when a pitcher throws over that many times," "But honestly, it got me in the game. After the second throw over, I felt like I had played nine innings. I was so focused" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Theo Epstein ) : "I want to thank everyone, and I mean everyone, for making me feel so wanted and a part of something special," "That is a class organization. They didn't have to send me to San Diego. They had my arbitration rights. But Theo showed me something. I will be forever grateful for him allowing me to play where I grew up" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I was going no matter what," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I wish everyone that puts on a uniform in Major League Baseball would play for the Red Sox," "It really is an amazing place. I've never been around so many people that loved the game and their Red Sox" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I was talking to Kevin Millar before the game," "He said, if we win Game 4, this is going seven games. We really felt that based on the fact that Pedro (Martinez) and Curt (Schilling) were the Game 5 and Game 6 starters" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Friends of mine are telling me that that stolen base (in Game 4) will be a defining moment in my career. That would be incredible if it is," "I know I wasn't there that long. But it felt like a lot longer. At least, there is a bond there that can never be broken. I will always be a part of history. I can always say I played on that Red Sox team" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You’re talking about momentum shifts, that’s the play of the year,” “I just thought there was no way he was going to make that play” External link

guardian Saturday, October 17, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ve had a lot of great plays this year, but if you’re talking about momentum shifts, that’s the play of the year for me,” “The probability of catching that baseball, where Joe was at, the game score, potentially having to go to (Blake) Treinen there … for me that was the play of the game. It was a huge play” External link

dailynews Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You probably have more information than I do as far as every single start, every outing that he has made,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Absolutely. And, this year, last year, his last two postseason starts, I did,” “Especially looking at how he was throwing the baseball (in Game 4), what he was doing – making it a hard stop for him when the top of the order comes through (a third time), that makes no sense at all” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think more four-game sample size,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We look at a multitude of factors, not just the dollar amount involved,” “The number of students involved. The number of competitions involved. The duration of detection. Many, many factors” External link

kiro7 Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We look at a multitude of factors, not just the dollar amount involved,” “The number of students involved. The number of competitions involved. The duration of detection. Many, many factors” External link

seattlepi Friday, October 16, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I’m not going to take Kersh out after a weak ground ball and another weak ground ball from Freeman," "I felt really good about Kershaw at that point in time" External link

usaToday Friday, October 16, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts says : "He came out, and five innings, one run, he gave us a chance to win the baseball game," External link

usaToday Friday, October 16, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "They've pitched really well. You've got to give those guys credit," External link

irishsun Friday, October 16, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think I mentioned it the other day – we’ve earned that bull’s-eye or that expectation as an organization. I think that’s something to be proud of,” “I expect our guys, regardless of circumstance or opponent, to play a certain brand of baseball. So I expect the intensity to be the same every night. That’s obviously maybe unrealistic at times. But during the postseason certainly (it’s) not a big ask” External link

dailynews Friday, October 16, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Every day it’s been better,” External link

cbs46 Friday, October 16, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "My expectation is he is going to out there and make his start and help us win a baseball game," External link

upi Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Every day it’s been better,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think the emotions lagged. I thought that early on we had some opportunities to get a lead and we just couldn’t come up with the hits,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Just a fun offensive night for us,” External link

usaToday Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was a pretty aggressive one. He was letting it go,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Clayton Kershaw ) : “Right now, we’re just focused on Clayton making the start,” “We’ll pick up the pieces after that and see where Walker (Buehler) and Dustin are at” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I was pleased with the way he threw the baseball,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Every day it’s been better,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Every day it’s been better,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Every day it’s been better,” External link

kiro7 Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think the emotions lagged. I thought that early on we had some opportunities to get a lead and we just couldn’t come up with the hits,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think the emotions lagged. I thought that early on we had some opportunities to get a lead and we just couldn’t come up with the hits,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think the emotions lagged. I thought that early on we had some opportunities to get a lead and we just couldn’t come up with the hits,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought that was an exhale for everybody,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Sunday, played some catch and just started to dissipate, got a little bit better. And then yesterday, a little bit better, even more,” “And then today just woke up and felt that it just wasn’t quite where he wanted to be, we wanted it to be” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s kind of day to day. So I just really don’t want to say what’s the soonest,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "They made some mistakes that we just didn't capitalize on, but you can see that their plan was to spin us a lot more," "We just have to continue to swing at strikes" External link

wsau Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "They made some mistakes that we just didn't capitalize on, but you can see that their plan was to spin us a lot more," "We just have to continue to swing at strikes" External link

irishsun Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "They made some mistakes that we just didn't capitalize on, but you can see that their plan was to spin us a lot more," "We just have to continue to swing at strikes" External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "They made some mistakes that we just didn't capitalize on, but you can see that their plan was to spin us a lot more," "We just have to continue to swing at strikes" External link

irishsun Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “They both impact the game in every aspect, in the box, in the field, on the bases. They’re both energizing players that players gravitate towards, fans gravitate towards,” External link

fox5atlanta Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m just very fortunate to be around a very good organization, top to bottom, where you can move on from superstars to then arguably get better,” External link

nytimes Monday, October 12, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I don't like seeing him in the four hole against us for this next week, but really happy for him," External link

arkansasonline Monday, October 12, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “They both impact the game in every aspect, in the box, in the field, on the bases. They’re both energizing players that players gravitate towards, fans gravitate towards,” External link

bostonglobe Monday, October 12, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “When you can trust running counts and making the opposition continue to make quality pitches, it’s stressful,” External link

dailynews Monday, October 12, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t like seeing him in the four hole against us for this next week, but really happy for him,” External link

click2houston Monday, October 12, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field, as a closer and as a perennial All-Star, but we also have to look in real time, and do what’s best for the Dodgers,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 11, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field, as a closer and as a perennial All-Star, but we also have to look in real time, and do what’s best for the Dodgers,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field, as a closer and as a perennial All-Star, but we also have to look in real time, and do what’s best for the Dodgers,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “With Kenley, I think that regardless of velocity, when he’s executing, making quality pitches, he’s as good as anybody,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The one thing that I’m not concerned about is losing Kenley mentally. We have a very good relationship,” “All he cares is winning a championship for the city of Los Angeles. ... When he gets the baseball, I’m going to expect him to get those outs, and I know he expects the same” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field, as a closer and as a perennial All-Star, but we also have to look in real time, and do what’s best for the Dodgers,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, October 10, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “With Kenley, I think that regardless of velocity, when he’s executing, making quality pitches, he’s as good as anybody,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, October 10, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “The one thing that I’m not concerned about is losing Kenley mentally. We have a very good relationship,” “All he cares is winning a championship for the city of Los Angeles. ... When he gets the baseball, I’m going to expect him to get those outs, and I know he expects the same” External link

kiro7 Saturday, October 10, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ve obviously had a lot of talent over the years that I’ve been here,” External link

dailynews Saturday, October 10, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Dodger Stadium ) : “We wish we could be playing in front of 56,000 fans at Dodger Stadium Monday, but we’re excited that the Dodgers have created a safe way for the community to come together and hopefully cheer us on to the World Series,” External link

usaToday Saturday, October 10, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

ksl Friday, October 9, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field as a closer and as a perennial All-Star," External link

longbeachstar Friday, October 9, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field as a closer and as a perennial All-Star," External link

irishsun Friday, October 9, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “One thing I’m not concerned about is losing Kenley mentally,” External link

dailynews Friday, October 9, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He did what we needed him to do,” “He gave us six innings and put us in position to win the game” External link

dallasnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

foxnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

gazette Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

missoulian Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was a lot for him,” “Thirty pitches to get two outs. I know he’s disappointed as well” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You’ve got to give credit to Tatís and Machado,” “They spoil some good pitches. They took some good pitches and found a way to earn walks. Fortunately, Joe kept competing and made a pitch to Hosmer to get him to ground out” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "It happens every year that a group of guys aren't swinging the bat well," External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think you look at our roster, the way we’ve kind of staggered left and right for most of the lineup, and our righties hit righties and our lefties hit lefties,” “However they want to match up, I feel we can kind of combat whatever they throw at us” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think you look at our roster, the way we’ve kind of staggered left and right for most of the lineup, and our righties hit righties and our lefties hit lefties,” “However they want to match up, I feel we can kind of combat whatever they throw at us” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Losing him is a loss certainly, the way he’s performed,” “I certainly like him versus certainly any right-hander” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that the thing is that with Terrance he can come into play every game, potentially,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s gonna really show itself because you’re going to have to rely on matchups in the sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth,” “It’s going to be interesting to see who wins out because both teams have shown the ability to win games late and play to the last out. I know that our guys are ready. We like the matchups potentially. … But again, both offenses can explode on you at any point in time and especially late” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I think we're very pleased to first, get Walker out of that first one feeling good to be able to make this start in Game 1," External link

longbeachstar Monday, October 5, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Clayton Kershaw ) : "Obviously with the way Clayton threw in Game 2, (it's good) to get him back online, as well," External link

longbeachstar Monday, October 5, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Walker, right now, I think his finger is in a great place," External link

longbeachstar Monday, October 5, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Those guys play with a lot of energy and a lot of guys in that lineup can hurt you with the long ball," External link

longbeachstar Monday, October 5, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t see anybody if there is a Game 5 pitching five games in a row,” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 5, 2020 4:02:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that just kind of putting ourselves in that situation where I can’t use him in a situation where I feel he’s the best option isn’t the best decision for the Dodgers right now,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought yesterday he threw the baseball really well,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Just having the few days leading up to this series and having a good group of guys in the ‘pen — good options that are available and feeling good — is certainly beneficial,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Each one of those guys is going to be available in (Games) 1 and 2,” “And we’ll kind of see how it plays out but all three are still built up so I’m sure one of those guys will take down Game 3 (as the starter)” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think if you ask me, we will see. If you ask him, that’s a definite yes,” “That’s one of those things I think that we just got to wait and see” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Fortunately we got Joc and his family with us here to travel and be in the bubble,” “I know he’s really in a good place as far as that and we’re just very fortunate that we have him with us going forward” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t see anybody if there is a Game 5 pitching five games in a row,” External link

independent-UK Monday, October 5, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t see anybody if there is a Game 5 pitching five games in a row,” External link

kiro7 Monday, October 5, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t see anybody if there is a Game 5 pitching five games in a row,” External link

seattlepi Monday, October 5, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think, for me, it was more of Corey’s a very aggressive swinger,” “But I think that I liked him last year in the 5. When guys are on base, runners in scoring position, he’s going to put the ball in play and make something happen. For me, there were too many quick outs at the top of the order where this year he’s just done a much better job, in my opinion, of navigating (an at-bat). Having him there also with Max and Cody just not getting the consistent traction up to this point, just made more sense” External link

dailynews Sunday, October 4, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He was available. He’s our closer,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t see that happening going forward,” External link

forbes Friday, October 2, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He was available. He’s our closer,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 2, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Throughout his career, he’s had the ability to look over the strike zone and take,” “I’m really happy for Austin” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I'm not a fan of it,” External link

usaToday Friday, October 2, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Christian Yelich ) : “I wouldn't mind if Yelich did it or any team that we're playing,” External link

usaToday Friday, October 2, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I'm not a fan of it,” External link

independent-UK Friday, October 2, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m not a fan of it,” “Going forward, I don’t want our guys to do that” External link

usaToday Friday, October 2, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I wouldn’t mind if (Christian) Yelich did it or any team that we’re playing,” External link

usaToday Friday, October 2, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There’s so many different variables,” “It’s the pitcher-catcher combo. It’s who we’re going to run for, essentially take out of the game. The inning. The score. The downside of having that player come out. The probability of him getting to second base, and who’s behind him to score that run” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I got wind of it about an hour before the game and personally I’m not a fan of it,” “I just — I don’t know the arrangement and I learned late. So I don’t know. Baseball is kind of evolving. But yeah, I just — I don’t know. I don’t know” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Justin Turner ) : “I think that’s a decision Justin made. But I don’t see that happening with our guys going forward,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It just didn’t seem like the stuff had the teeth that I’ve seen in recent outings. I’m going to go back and look at the video,” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought it was much better than I expected or than I thought,” “You just take away that Jace Peterson at-bat. But everything else was right where it needed to be” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You can look at it from the side and I saw the Jace Peterson at-bat,” “But when I looked at all four at-bats … it’s better than I thought. And that’s a good thing for the Dodgers” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I just saw the 86 and I just didn’t know if Kenley was OK,” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That’s something that’s not a good trend,” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You know, he’s a big man. So he’s always trying to work through that delivery,” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “At that point in time is when the blister starts to show itself a little bit,” “We just didn’t know what we were going to get from Walker” External link

foxnews Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was good to see him get the job done,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “At that point in time is when the blister starts to show itself a little bit,” “We just didn’t know what we were going to get from Walker” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 1, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I know we've been dealing with that blister," External link

gazette Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “At that point in time is when the blister starts to show itself a little bit,” “We just didn’t know what we were going to get from Walker” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “With T-Gore, it was more of, we have the opportunity to carry an extra position player in the short series where … we don’t need the extra arms (in the bullpen),” “So to be able to place him in a spot — minus a run, even — to kind of impact an inning I think is very helpful” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Austin Barnes ) : “If you look at Austin catching tomorrow, if there’s a situation where we don’t love the matchup and want somebody to hit for him, we still have that extra catcher,” “It just kind of gives me the flexibility to not overexpose ourselves with the catcher” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That was a very difficult one,” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s World Series or bust every year,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You kind of throw out the stat sheet once you get to the postseason and understand he’s still a superstar player,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think so. (It’s) the bed that relievers have made themselves — and now you’re talking about a closer where when he has a bad night you typically lose,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I like the way that he’s sequencing the right way now,” “I also like the way that he’s throwing with conviction from the first pitch. I think that’s very important to see. He’s commanding the baseball considerably better than he was … last year. Those are things that I look for. They’re easy things to bet on” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think so. (It’s) the bed that relievers have made themselves — and now you’re talking about a closer where when he has a bad night you typically lose,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I like the way that he’s sequencing the right way now,” “I also like the way that he’s throwing with conviction from the first pitch. I think that’s very important to see. He’s commanding the baseball considerably better than he was … last year. Those are things that I look for. They’re easy things to bet on” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It's been a fun season,” “We can't wait until Wednesday. We feel we're the best team out there” External link

eagletribune Monday, September 28, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s been a fun season,” “The hitting coaches have done a fantastic job. The players buying in, it’s been great” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 28, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There’s not a lot that really needed to go into it,” External link

dailynews Monday, September 28, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought we were very prepared the last four years,” “What’s different? I think we have a deeper bullpen. Certainly adding Mookie (Betts) makes us better. The experience. All that stuff combined gives us a better chance this year” External link

dailynews Monday, September 28, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Chris Taylor ) : “Looking out, I think Chris Taylor is going to play a considerable amount of second base,” “Kiké is just so valuable because he can play anywhere on the diamond” External link

dailynews Monday, September 28, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "By bandwidth, I'm talking about a superstar player who has the ability to make the people around him better," External link

longbeachstar Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts confirmed : “He’ll be on the roster,” “We just have to figure out in what capacity” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “With Gavin, I don’t see him making starts at second base in the postseason,” “With Gavin, I don’t see him making starts at second base in the postseason. The question now I think is having him on our roster, on the bench, coming in to play defense, run, take an at-bat, get the experience I think is a question. But I think right now, where we’re at, we have different options” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I am. I think Joc has earned that because of his performance in the postseason,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Julio Urias ) : "You look at Julio and Tony, they are more neutral, as far as their splits, where Dustin is more dominant against right and not as dominant against left," External link

longbeachstar Saturday, September 26, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m trying to manage workload as we close out the regular season,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We can’t expect him to be perfect every time out,” “The breaking ball (was) not really finishing. The fastball didn’t have the life we’ve seen all year. We’ve just got to turn the page” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The truth of the matter is, you have one spot for three different guys who are more than capable in that first round,” “You’ve got a tough and good decision to make” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 26, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Will Smith ) : “There’s a scenario where I could see (Smith) being a DH for a game or two in the postseason,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 26, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We just haven’t made that decision,” “But both of those guys are going to be pitching over the weekend” External link

dailynews Friday, September 25, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "For us, I think it's just more of worrying about ourselves, than preparing for any opponent we might face," "I think at the end of the day, they've still got to throw the baseball over the plate and we have to make plays and take good at-bats and do the same thing and get guys out. If we do that, we're gonna be fine" External link

longbeachstar Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We view him as a starter but there is a little slow ramp-up when he makes starts,” “Tonight was really good from the outset. I love how Julio has embraced whatever we’ve asked him” External link

nbcbayarea Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m getting more comfortable (with the idea of a bullpenning game in the playoffs),” “I think that the main thing is that our players have received it well and understand that we’re trying to put them, as well as us, in the best position to win a baseball game” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “To fast forward a couple months and be crowned NL West champs is a credit to everyone. It should never be taken for granted,” “Truth be told a lot of guys didn’t know we could clinch. We were responsible but I let it know that it has to be appreciated” External link

foxnews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “To fast forward a couple months and be crowned NL West champs is a credit to everyone. It should never be taken for granted,” “Truth be told a lot of guys didn’t know we could clinch. We were responsible but I let it know that it has to be appreciated” External link

click2houston Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Family first. Joc knows that. His family understands that,” “I just know Joc worked real hard to be here with us to finish out this homestand. And I would expect him to be with us through the Wild Card Series. But after that, I just don’t know” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It hasn’t been the season that he expected, that we expected out of him,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think there should be a lot read into that,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “These games are only going to get bigger. I trust him with the baseball,” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’s playing like an MVP,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I didn’t realize — he’s not that big of frame — it’s more power than I expected,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He just can really leverage a baseball,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Yeah. I think anyone — whether it be a coach, a fan, a member of the media — can look at stats. But when you see a guy day in, day out and the impact he has on a clubhouse — certainly considerably better than I expected,” “And I had lofty goals to begin with” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think he’s gotten off the plate a little bit, given himself a little more room,” “And also the hitting guys have gotten him a little more flexed, a little more knee flexion, gotten him into his legs a little more. … Right now, you can see the confidence brewing” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Summer Camp ) : “I think in Summer Camp there was something different. But outside of that, once we started the season, he’s stuck to what he’s doing,” “I don’t think there’s as much tinkering as there might be out there” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Clayton Kershaw ) : "Well, he's certainly in the (postseason) plans. I think right now, the great thing about us is that we have a lot of options with starting pitching. We know Clayton (Kershaw) and Walker (Buehler) are going to start game one and game two. And we're talking about a three-game series; there are some discussions that need to be had with the rest of the three guys," External link

longbeachstar Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I think, for me, just his willingness to sequence a little bit differently than he normally has," "Obviously, the way that he takes care of himself is like no one else I've seen, but the numbers itself is more of a byproduct of all that he's done" External link

gazette Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think he’ll throw again at the secondary site when we’re on the road,” “I think that he’ll do one more simulated — probably six innings and 90 pitches — and then he’ll make his last start of the season with us and be ready for the postseason” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, September 20, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He just is really smart about managing a lineup, whether it’s left and right,” “My confidence with him to get guys out is as high as it can be” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 20, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think my expectation is, (Thursday) is a regular start,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 20, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "The synergy that (Kershaw) and Austin have, I think, is real," External link

longbeachstar Saturday, September 19, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Austin Barnes ) : "The synergy that he and Austin have, I think it's real," "This is a four-year history they've built. They think along the same lines" External link

gazette Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think the last time Will caught Clayton in Arizona, Clayton just wasn’t good to be quite frank,” “It didn’t really matter who was catching him. But I still do believe the body of work that Austin and Clayton have — there’s something to it” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Will Smith ) : “If you’re looking at the postseason, with the games that we play every day, you’re not going to have Will catch five days in a row or seven days in a row in the LCS,” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "The goal is to get Joc back on Tuesday. We'll see," "That could change, obviously family first, but the goal is to see him on the field, in the lineup, depending who the pitcher is, on Tuesday" External link

longbeachstar Friday, September 18, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Early on, he was a little frustrated," External link

gazette Friday, September 18, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "To reach back for more in any case right now is just not worth it," "We're just being smart with it" External link

gazette Friday, September 18, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The goal is to get Joc back on Tuesday,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, September 18, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “A lot of times with Brusdar, guys with a lot of velocity — and it’s a sinker, it’s not a four-seamer at the top of the zone — guys want to end that at-bat sooner than later for fear of velocity,” “It’s a sinker so when you’re putting him in that sinkerball category … that right there is going to eliminate strikeouts” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 18, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As good as he could take it, as anyone would take it, just kind of understanding it’s a long road ahead, but we’re going to be with him every step of the way,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 18, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “A lot of times with Brusdar, guys with a lot of velocity — and it’s a sinker, it’s not a four-seamer at the top of the zone — guys want to end that at-bat sooner than later for fear of velocity,” “It’s a sinker so when you’re putting him in that sinkerball category … that right there is going to eliminate strikeouts” External link

dailynews Friday, September 18, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As good as he could take it, as anyone would take it, just kind of understanding it’s a long road ahead, but we’re going to be with him every step of the way,” External link

dailynews Friday, September 18, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "It's different, I guess. I just found that out five minutes ago," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm celebrating by saying I'm proud of our guys and it was a great series," "I think it caught us all by surprise because we were so focused on trying to win this series. I think word will travel once we get on the plane" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m celebrating by saying I’m proud of our guys and it was a great series,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There’s a lot of things that kind of came to fruition a little late in the game,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Um … I don’t know. It was different, I guess. I just really realized or found that out about five minutes ago. … I think it caught us all by surprise” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m celebrating by saying I’m proud of our guys and it was a great series,” External link

foxnews Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It didn’t come out too positive,” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Wil Myers ) : “I was very proud of him,” “I actually thought he threw the ball well. Big punchout to Myers and Cronenworth, so I really feel good about his outing” External link

usaToday Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ve seen some good ones from Tony. For him to go seven was really remarkable,” “He worked ahead all night long. He was in control, which was really good to see” External link

usaToday Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m still trying to get clarity,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “No, I don’t (think it can). I don’t,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Everything I’ve seen, everything I’ve heard, talking to Dustin himself, we have every confidence he’ll make that start Wednesday,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m still trying to get clarity,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “No, I don’t (think it can). I don’t,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Everything I’ve seen, everything I’ve heard, talking to Dustin himself, we have every confidence he’ll make that start Wednesday,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I don’t mind guys admiring a homer; certainly it’s a big game, big hit," External link

usaToday Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts responded : "We'd better embrace it as a pennant race," External link

nampa Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts responded : "We'd better embrace it as a pennant race," External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t mind guys admiring a homer,” “Certainly it’s a big game, big hit. Really like the player. But I just felt that to kind of overstay at home, certainly against a guy like Clayton, who’s got the respect of everyone in the big leagues and what he’s done in this game, I just took exception to that. I think there’s a certain respect you give a guy if you homer against him” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You play 18 innings, I thought we beat ‘em in 17 innings,” External link

dailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We better embrace it as a pennant race,” “The goal is to win the division every year. Right now those guys are playing as good as baseball as anyone in the big leagues. … They’re going to be ready for us. I expect us to have that same intensity” External link

dailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “to check some boxes as far as fielding his position and getting him off the mound,” External link

dailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “If that’s fine, seeing him start (in the) middle of next week seems very possible,” External link

dailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We just didn't finish it out,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, September 13, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “So now it’s more kind of seeing where he’s at today as he’s getting treatment, moving around and tomorrow as well,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We can still build up the (arm) strength and have him go up and down six, seven times if we want to,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Dodger Stadium ) : “I loved it. I loved it,” “I think they have every right to do whatever they feel to express their feelings and I thought it was great. It just shows the passion that Dodger fans have” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 13, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts noted : "By mid-period, Rene is forecast to move into an area of increasing west-northwesterly shear, which should induce a weakening trend," External link

phys Friday, September 11, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts noted : "By mid-period, Rene is forecast to move into an area of increasing west-northwesterly shear, which should induce a weakening trend," External link

eurekalert Friday, September 11, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think tomorrow when we get back home we’ll do a CT scan,” External link

kiro7 Friday, September 11, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think tomorrow when we get back home we’ll do a CT scan,” External link

seattlepi Friday, September 11, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He came to me a couple weeks ago and we were talking about potential scenarios and how we move players around the diamond and if there ever was an opportunity during the postseason where things got crazy he might find himself on the infield,” “For me, nothing is off the table, especially when a player like Mookie is open to it. So I just felt this was a good opportunity for him to log some innings, get the feel of it and see what he thinks. So right now, just gathering information. He wants to do it. He’s excited about it. He takes grounders every day” External link

dailynews Friday, September 11, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Just each day watching him progress has been good,” “We just want to make sure that when he does come back we don’t have that chance of regression. So right now … we’ll shoot for early next week, that Padres series” External link

dailynews Friday, September 11, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think he’s playing much more like himself, more free and easy,” “Just taking good, quality at-bats. Everyone knew it was in there. Sometimes it just takes a little time to get your feet under you” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ll see how it is day to day and hopefully this weekend is in play,” “But if not, he’ll be ready when he’s ready” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think we ever had an intention (by trading away Stripling and moving Wood to relief) where if they had a bad start or appearance, that it changed their role,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think as a young player he’s very curious — not vocally,” “But he’s very observant about what’s going on, watching the game, watching hitters, understanding what he does well. You take that with the skill set and that speaks to an accelerated learning curve, for sure” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Joe Kelly ) : “No. 1, if Joe is healthy and he continues to build on his outing yesterday I see no reason we won’t be able to get him activated to then serve the suspension and then get him in four or five games (before the end of the regular season),” “Certainly how he’s throwing the baseball matters. We’ll know more in time. But we’re certainly better with him than without him” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I think Kenley is certainly getting back to where he was before,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I think Kenley is certainly getting back to where he was before,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I expect the command to be more tightened up and the intensity to be ramped up," External link

gazette Sunday, September 6, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t want to speak to the mechanics, but I just think there’s a calmness in the box – whether it’s right with velocity or a lefty who’s going to kind of nibble,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As far as the command, it wasn’t where it needs to be. Right now it doesn’t have to be there,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Justin Turner ) : “I know he’s on the IL, but it’s a day-to-day (judgment),” “When we feel Justin is ready to be activated, he’ll be activated. I just don’t know when that will be” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "He deserves it, he needs it and we need to see it," "I don't think it's going to be a day-to-day performance thing. I don't want that in his mind. I want him to go out there and have clarity and play baseball" External link

gazette Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I can't imagine the expectations that have been placed on him," External link

gazette Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "He's come into a situation where guys are already in the middle of a season, so for him to feel like (he is) catching up to speed is certainly not easy," "But I just want Gavin to be himself, go out there and play, help us win a baseball game" External link

gazette Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’d be hard-pressed to find a team that’s equipped to do what we do,” “It started with Dustin tonight. I thought he was outstanding. The ‘pen has been good all year. Today it just wasn’t as sharp. For our guys on offense to pick them up, that’s what a good team does. It was exciting to be a part of” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He was an All-Star last year, so let’s not forget that,” “But right now, he’s just continuing to make pitches. He feels good, and healthy, and strong. He was our ace last year and he’s pitching like an ace again” External link

dailynews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Going into the sixth, (Kershaw) was at 86 pitches,” “To think you’ve got to get 12 outs, we’re not going to do that” External link

dailynews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’s entirely more comfortable this year,” External link

dailynews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The number one thing is he’s healthy, really,” “For him to be healthy and not have to guard, protect against his body, his back, it allows him the freedom to execute his pitches” External link

dailynews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think he and Petey — some time late next week makes sense,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 3, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’re going to give him another day,” “Our hope is to get him back in there tomorrow” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 3, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ve said from the beginning that we see Julio as a starter, and this was his time this season,” “I hope that he knows that we have a lot of confidence in him, and today he pitched like that. There was no need for us to look for another starter” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Justin Turner ) : “If we can see out with the training staff and Justin to feel that it’s a couple days and we can get him back in there, then that’s a different conversation,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Alex Wood ) : “You look at his arm and not feeling great and you’re looking at how much time we do have to build up to the six (innings) and 90 (pitches), that number would be hard to get to,” “In talking to Alex, just understanding the roster and his upside to potentially help us on the active roster was going to be in the bullpen. He totally got it and he’s all on board” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about David Price ) : “I’ve had different text threads and messages with David and nothing like that came up,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Regardless of if you lose the first game of a series, we're trying to win every game and there’s no panic in the clubhouse,” “So the goal is to keep winning series, and do that indefinitely” External link

eagletribune Monday, August 31, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I get it. I get it,” “It’s a level playing field for both clubs. As far as the bubble, if that’s what’s put in front of us, I’m all for it. And if it’s playing games here in the World Series, I’m all for it. You still have to find a way to beat that opponent, not the ballpark” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ve got talent all over the roster — so something that potentially moves the needle,” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s really come along. Gavin, to his credit, has put the work in at the secondary site,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think today he’s going to just go with the rest and recovery, treat it up. Probably do the same tomorrow,” “I think we’re all in agreement where the next couple days, have him down, use that off day (Monday) then we’ll see where he’s at on Tuesday” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We were just kind of close, just didn’t get that one hit early to take a lead,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’re thinking more cramp vs. mild strain,” “I do know he’ll be down tomorrow and we’ll re-evaluate Sunday where he’s at” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts told : “It’s not a political issue. I understand there is an election coming up. But this is a human being issue. We all need to be treated the same way,” External link

dallasnews Saturday, August 29, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Don Newcombe ) : “Right now, I really miss Newk — the late Don Newcombe,” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think, number one, yesterday was an emotional day for all of us,” “For us to take yesterday separately and address it collectively, I thought was very positive. And then to regroup today, focus on baseball and win two baseball games against a division rival was good” External link

dailynews Friday, August 28, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Regardless of the doubleheader, he wasn’t going to play, felt that he wanted to continue to stand firm on his position, which I absolutely respect and support” “But in talking to him this morning ... talking to The Players Alliance and Black players around the league, they just came to the consensus that they could use their platform more by playing today, playing both games. "And also the fact that there’s a lot of white teammates that stood beside them in not playing, acknowledging that and to continue to stay unified and play and to stay in lockstep with their teammates was very important” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “This is the first time Walker's dealt with a blister,” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It just didn’t make sense for us (to push it), so that’s kind of the thought behind it,” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Regardless of the doubleheader he wasn’t going to play, felt that he wanted to continue to stand firm on his position, which I absolutely respect and support” “But in talking to him this morning ... talking to the Players Alliance and Black players around the league, they just came to the consensus that they could use their platform more by playing today, playing both games. And also the fact that there’s a lot of white teammates that stood beside them in not playing, acknowledging that and to continue to stay unified and play and to stay in lockstep with their teammates was very important” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “This is the first time Walker's dealt with a blister,” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It just didn’t make sense for us (to push it), so that’s kind of the thought behind it,” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “In talking to Mookie last night, he didn’t plan on playing today,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 28, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s been emotional. But it’s good,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 28, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “For the most part guys stayed away,” External link

gazette Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He's still a ways away. He's been playing catch. I don't think he's been off the mound yet,” “I know he's going through his progressions, obviously not here with us on the road trip. I assume he's getting better each day but there's really no ETA” External link

gazette Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’s still a ways away,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “was and is in a good place,” “His being recalled seems like it’s a very good possibility at some point” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Some swelling, some bruising, but a little bit of improvement,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 24, 2020 4:02:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Dustin has to continue to be mindful of getting strike one," External link

gazette Sunday, August 23, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think at times it was more of trying to think along with the pitcher,” “I think a little bit also is the mechanics, not staying in his legs, not staying through the baseball. It’s a little bit of a combo. But I thought today he took some really good swings” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 23, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts acknowledged : “I think that’s part of it too,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 23, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Cody Bellinger ) : “I think they’re all different,” “But I think the result is a lot of pulled balls on the ground. So how each of those gets to the point of using the big part of the field — like you saw Joc the past few days, you saw Cody the last few days — I think that’s when you know they’re coming out of it. Munc — he’ll get there. But he’s been having a harder time staying through the baseball. He understands what he needs to do and he’ll get there” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 23, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The goal is to activate him,” “But that is all contingent on Monday and how he recovers after that” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 23, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Each outing was getting better and this one just seemed like he was primed,” External link

gazette Saturday, August 22, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Joc’s always been streaky. I’m not concerned about Joc,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Dodger Stadium ) : “You should have about 40,000 No. 50 Dodger jerseys at Dodger Stadium,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 21, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’ll pitch his next turn. Just got to continue to be better,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Robert didn't agree with a couple of the calls and got run, and for me, I came out to question why would he throw out our guy and then I got tossed,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts acknowledged : “In his last three starts, it’s been that first inning that he hasn’t looked sharp,” “I don’t know if it’s the pre-game prep — whether it’s too much early, not enough early to get ready for that first inning. We’ll talk about it. But we’ve got to be ready from Pitch One” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that’s a sign of good things to come,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That’s kind of unique to the world we’re in today,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Austin Barnes ) : “Mookie just kind of did some things to free up his mind, give him some clarity, give him some cues, some keys mechanically,” “It has landed with Austin. Just using the big part of the field, staying in the strike zone and some things mechanically that they’ve talked through. It’s paid big dividends up to this point” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think the way he pitched — performance certainly does matter,” “I don’t think that right now we have to be set in the rotation to finish the season or even think about the postseason. But Tony has done everything he can do. That’s a good thing for the Dodgers. Our message to Tony was just to continue to keep that edge, keep pitching well and be ready. Certainly what he’s done here in three starts is not lost on anyone” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Austin Barnes ) : “Mookie just kind of did some things to free up his mind, give him some clarity, give him some cues, some keys mechanically,” “It has landed with Austin. Just using the big part of the field, staying in the strike zone and some things mechanically that they’ve talked through. It’s paid big dividends up to this point” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think the way he pitched — performance certainly does matter,” “I don’t think that right now we have to be set in the rotation to finish the season or even think about the postseason. But Tony has done everything he can do. That’s a good thing for the Dodgers. Our message to Tony was just to continue to keep that edge, keep pitching well and be ready. Certainly what he’s done here in three starts is not lost on anyone” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Tony is doing a great job of controlling what he can control and making good on opportunities. Obviously Tony did everything he can do and that’s most important. I think we’ve got some difficult decisions obviously with Ross (Stripling) in the rotation, trying to get him untracked, with Alex (Wood) coming back at some point, with a taxed bullpen. There’s things we’ve got to discuss internally. We’ll do what’s best for all of us. But obviously looking out, whether it’s short term or longer term, Tony is certainly going to be a big part of this” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Tony is doing a great job of controlling what he can control and making good on opportunities. Obviously Tony did everything he can do and that’s most important. I think we’ve got some difficult decisions obviously with Ross (Stripling) in the rotation, trying to get him untracked, with Alex (Wood) coming back at some point, with a taxed bullpen. There’s things we’ve got to discuss internally. We’ll do what’s best for all of us. But obviously looking out, whether it’s short term or longer term, Tony is certainly going to be a big part of this” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 19, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that I came up in a day and age when unwritten rules were sort of abided to and were kind of universally accepted,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There are guys in this clubhouse who have done well in late spots. Sometimes you turn it up a tick more,” “The guys feed off one another when they continue to grind and put pressure on the reliever” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There are guys in this clubhouse who have done well in late spots. Sometimes you turn it up a tick more,” “The guys feed off one another when they continue to grind and put pressure on the reliever” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, August 18, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We don’t worry about the inexperience or the age,” “If we feel that they can perform at this level, they’ve earned it. We have no problem running them out there. And when you just surround them with people that support them, you have a really good chance of success” External link

dailynews Monday, August 17, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’re still going to manage (starting pitchers) responsibly in our opinion, to not kind of redline them, to continue to use the bullpen for matchups to keep those guys fresh as well,” “You’ve got them all built up to the 6 (innings) and 90 (pitches) threshold, which is a good floor” External link

dailynews Monday, August 17, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’re continuing to try to get people of color in this game, back in this game, to make this game as special and diverse as we possibly can,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 17, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It just wasn’t synced up initially in the season, which was understandable,” “During this win streak it seems like collectively all 28 players are playing as one” External link

dailynews Monday, August 17, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You never know what’s going to happen when a guy takes his first major-league at-bat,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 17, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I really think the stuff was good,” “Some calls could’ve gone either way. The command was good. You’re trying to navigate a great lineup over there. I really think the next (game), he’s really going to hit his stride” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 16, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I really think the stuff was good,” “Some calls could’ve gone either way. The command was good. You’re trying to navigate a great lineup over there. I really think the next (game), he’s really going to hit his stride” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 16, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Keibert’s done a fantastic job, everything we’ve asked of him, at the secondary site,” “He’s always been very good bat to ball. The left-handed swing, a little uphill; he’s been around the baseball. Contact, very good always. Our hitting guys really cleaned that up and got him to backspin the baseball” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 16, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There’s nothing that I’ve heard physically,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 16, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Will Smith ) : “Will hasn’t done anything moving around baseball-wise,” “He’s day to day but it’s certainly not out of the realm of possibility that (a move to the IL) could happen” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 15, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We haven’t decided on a day because things can happen,” “I don’t want to put him in a box because we might need his services. If we don’t have to call on him, he’ll certainly make a start next week” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 15, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "There's more guys in the 'pen," "Managers are matching up more, and there's a lot of big power arms in 'pens across the league. Managers have 10, 11 guys in the 'pen these days. I think that's probably a big part of it" External link

longbeachstar Friday, August 14, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We talked about performance certainly matters, and what he does for the rest of the rotation as far as giving potential off days which he’s done with his two starts,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I like it and I’ve always liked it,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Joe Kelly ) : “You’re certainly not going to get me to go to the extent that Joe went, apparently,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We talked about performance certainly matters, and what he does for the rest of the rotation as far as giving potential off days which he’s done with his two starts,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I like it and I’ve always liked it,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Joe Kelly ) : “You’re certainly not going to get me to go to the extent that Joe went, apparently,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That was a situational call that I made,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That was a situational call that I made,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I love the homers as much as everybody, but to manufacture is as fun as anything,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Tony has done everything he needed to do to earn another start,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “When you’re talking about one player and lineup construction, where he hits leadoff once a game, and the numbers to last year are very similar as far as production,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You talk about the leadoff hitter, the role, the spark, I absolutely understand that,” “But I think that you look up and down our lineup and there’s really not anyone swinging the bat considerably well. So just to have Mookie in the leadoff role I don’t think makes everybody in the order get hot. So I think that we’re still finding ways to push runs across. So, right now I like where we’re at” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It happens every year that a group of guys aren’t swinging the bat well,” “We have this conversation every year. Every manager does. I think the guys are handling it well. We just have to be more consistent about scoring consistently. Runs per game (5.0 through Tuesday’s loss) we’re at the top, near the top going into last night. So it’s just about going out there and continuing to take good at-bats” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There might be something to that,” “Whether the player admits it or not when you’re following up an MVP campaign, you certainly put expectations on yourself. But our messaging has been just go out there, compete, take good at-bats and help us win baseball games. But individually, I’m sure there is some element of ‘I want to do what I did last year’ and that’s natural” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There’s many pitches that he’s not getting to this year that he should, and that he has, and that he will,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Extrapolating over the course of 162, I think 22 games for a relief pitcher, for me, is too aggressive,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It's going to be a slow progression,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It's going to be a slow progression,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Max Muncy ) : “Obviously having Muncy in there at times, he’s a traditional on-base guy and he’s just not swinging the bat well,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Certainly you talk about the leadoff hitter, the role, the spark — I absolutely understand that,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He came out of it feeling good,” “It’s just going to be a slow progression. I don’t know when he’s going to get on the field and take batting practice, take grounders at full speed. Then we’ll know more” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Right now we’re OK with the versatility we have to just stand pat,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think the hitting is down because they’re matching up more and there’s more power arms at managers’ disposal,” “The short answer is starters are not going as deep. There’s more guys in the ‘pen so managers are matching up more. There’s a lot of big power arms in ‘pens across the league. So I think getting to see guys the third time through — managers have 10, 11 guys in the pen these days. I think that’s probably a big part of it. And also I would assume typically pitchers start a little ahead of hitters and then they start to catch up” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Max Muncy ) : “Obviously having Muncy in there at times, he’s a traditional on-base guy and he’s just not swinging the bat well,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Certainly you talk about the leadoff hitter, the role, the spark — I absolutely understand that,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He came out of it feeling good,” “It’s just going to be a slow progression. I don’t know when he’s going to get on the field and take batting practice, take grounders at full speed. Then we’ll know more” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Right now we’re OK with the versatility we have to just stand pat,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think the hitting is down because they’re matching up more and there’s more power arms at managers’ disposal,” “The short answer is starters are not going as deep. There’s more guys in the ‘pen so managers are matching up more. There’s a lot of big power arms in ‘pens across the league. So I think getting to see guys the third time through — managers have 10, 11 guys in the pen these days. I think that’s probably a big part of it. And also I would assume typically pitchers start a little ahead of hitters and then they start to catch up” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Fortunately, with the versatility we do have, it's not as imperative," External link

wsau Tuesday, August 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’s doing nothing but showing his value to our ballclub,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, August 11, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Those are situations where you need to put up a crooked number,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The bloodlines, and you see the skill set, the energy, the acumen, baseball acumen, the swagger, the confidence, all that stuff,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think it’s coincidence,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Thursday would be the next progression, and that would be a simulated game facing some hitters,” “This is the first part of the progression — doing the up-and-down bullpen and then the next thing would be that sim game” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Fortunately, with the versatility we do have, it’s not as imperative,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s kind of the same progression — treatment, no baseball activity,” “It’s going to be a day to day thing. We’re not considering the IL right now as far as the back date. We just want to see give it a few days and kind of reassess” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 10, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Yeah, Cueto really has feel for the change up and the deception with his delivery, command is really good,” “Gausman was 97, 98 (mph) pitch at the top of the zone. He’s got kind of a split change, but certainly different” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 10, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s kind of the same progression — treatment, no baseball activity,” “It’s going to be a day to day thing. We’re not considering the IL right now as far as the back date. We just want to see give it a few days and kind of reassess” External link

dailynews Monday, August 10, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought at times the stuff was really good; the fastball command at times was good,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Last night, there was less discomfort … I talked to him briefly after the game,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Right now, we’ve got a day game (Sunday),” “I just felt it kind of lined up with Austin. You’ll see Will (Smith) catch Clayton as well” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’re going to make that decision soon,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He worked a little bit harder than he needed to,” “The Giants hitters battled, fouled pitches, foiled pitchers. Julio battled. He was a little too fine for me, wasn’t pounding the strike zone and getting ahead as much as we’d like” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 8, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He wasn’t in the clubhouse with his shower shoes on,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 8, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I like the way he’s still taking walks, and there’s still some slug in there,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 8, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m not a typical overreacter,” “I don’t want to change that” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 8, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "A lot of expectations, noise going into Houston, a team that's played us tough like Arizona in their place, to win three of four there, then a team that's on the come in San Diego and they gave us all we could handle," External link

longbeachstar Friday, August 7, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “First of all, there is no conspiracy theory with holding Gavin Lux down for any other reason aside from we don’t feel he’s ready right now,” “And we let Gavin know that. So that should be put to bed. I think that it was a short ramp up for Gavin and he wasn’t right mechanically. He knows that. We know that. He’s still getting there at ‘SC. He’s getting at-bats daily. It’s coming. I see video every single day. It’s still not there yet. But it’s getting considerably better” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “To potentially bring Gavin up for a day doesn’t make any sense at all,” “We’ve also told Gavin if there’s a situation like that with the taxi, he probably won’t be the guy and he won’t be here until he is a guy potentially playing every day. That’s kind of the thought behind it. So we’re happy that Gavin has continued to get better. He’s handling everything like a professional. All the reports are good, but we’re excited for Zach to get that day one of service” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That’s the hope. But I’m not certain,” “The hope is, yeah, to get him back in there (Friday). But if it doesn’t happen then we’ll adjust” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I couldn’t imagine a better pitch as far as on the filth meter,” “It was starting middle-in; I think it ended up six, eight inches in” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The swelling is dissipated some but not where we feel comfortable having him out there,” “Our hope is to get him back in there tomorrow” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The trolling report card, they probably get an ‘A’ — and I say that both ways,” External link

utsandiego Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think I can see them, but no touching,” External link

utsandiego Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That’s something we talked about last year,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’s been doing a lot of plyo balls and strengthening his arm,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The swelling has dissipated some but it’s still not where we feel comfortable having him out there,” “The hope is to get him back in there tomorrow but we’ll see how it progresses” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That was more of just to see where we were at,” “I think that once he gets treatment and gets it loosened up, we’ll kind of revisit that again” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I've watched film of them," External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I've watched film of them," External link

nampa Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ll see how he responds to treatment,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He just said it was a normal swing, an aggressive swing at a pitch that was up in the zone,” “He just felt that he kind of stung his finger a little bit and then it just started to swell” External link

dailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Summer Camp ) : “It’s not the same thing,” “In Summer Camp, that swing was on a pitch that was up as well. It was his wrist. And there’s been nothing made of that since. The other day it was his finger. So, two separate incidents, and he’s never had either before” External link

dailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “said it’s the best his arm has felt in weeks,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ll see how he responds to treatment,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He just said it was a normal swing, an aggressive swing at a pitch that was up in the zone,” “He just felt that he kind of stung his finger a little bit and then it just started to swell” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Summer Camp ) : “It’s not the same thing,” “In Summer Camp, that swing was on a pitch that was up as well. It was his wrist. And there’s been nothing made of that since. The other day it was his finger. So, two separate incidents, and he’s never had either before” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “said it’s the best his arm has felt in weeks,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think he hurt it during a swing,” “It swelled up during the game. We got him in there for another inning of defense. He’s day-to-day. We’ll know more once we get into San Diego” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 3, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "He's healthy, he's seeing the baseball well, he's using the big part of the field," External link

longbeachstar Sunday, August 2, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It just speaks to the depth we have,” “We've got a lot of good players” External link

click2houston Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think it’s one of those things where it’s speeding up a little bit,” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 2, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The contact rate is still good. The angle, the trajectory is not where you want it to be,” “He’s not punching (striking out). So I think for him – it’s just kind of there’s a combo of getting his mechanics synced up. I don’t think he looks completely comfortable. He’s still trying to figure some things out” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 2, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think in the initial summer camp, it was a little bit more drastic,” “I think that over the last five to seven days, he’s trying to go back to what he did last year. … Optically, it looks similar. But the production just doesn’t happen quite that easy. I do think that as he gets more comfortable with that stance and his swing, the mechanics, then it’ll kind of get back to more production” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 2, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Justin Turner ) : “I just had a conversation with Justin (Turner, the Dodgers’ player representative to the union) a little bit before this call and just kind of floated the idea that all of our guys should should wear a mask in the dugout when they’re not playing,” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 1, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Miami Marlins ) : “The Marlins situation is something that I don’t think anyone hoped for or expected. It’s not good for anyone,” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 1, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that this is an unprecedented number for a pitcher,” External link

dailynews Friday, July 31, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “They’re really trying to get away from balls going at players,” External link

dailynews Friday, July 31, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm going to talk to the guys today briefly about leaving the bench. MLB is really serious about this, as well as they should be. I have to reiterate it to guys, at any cost, to stay on the bench," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "This is something that has built up over the course of seven months after the findings," "It sort of released. It was unfortunate, but to spin it, it's a good thing we got it out of the way and move on and play baseball" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm going to talk to the guys today briefly about leaving the bench. MLB is really serious about this, as well as they should be. I have to reiterate it to guys, at any cost, to stay on the bench," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "This is something that has built up over the course of seven months after the findings," "It sort of released. It was unfortunate, but to spin it, it's a good thing we got it out of the way and move on and play baseball" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm going to talk to the guys today briefly about leaving the bench. MLB is really serious about this, as well as they should be. I have to reiterate it to guys, at any cost, to stay on the bench," External link

japantoday Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "This is something that has built up over the course of seven months after the findings," "It sort of released. It was unfortunate, but to spin it, it's a good thing we got it out of the way and move on and play baseball" External link

japantoday Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts claimed ( about Joe Kelly ) : “I assume that that’s Joe’s story to tell,” External link

haveeru Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Carlos Correa ) : “I really don’t think that there was intent behind that. I think that those guys took a little bit of offense and even the one to Correa, that was a breaking ball that just backed up,” “So, obviously, the expectations going into series — I think things were kind of escalated maybe a little, I don’t know, prematurely is the word. But that’s kind of what happened” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You know, for me, even before the game, there was kind of a quiet focus, determination in the clubhouse. It was different,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “First of all, I don’t think that we expected this season to be unscathed and for us to not have any roadblocks,” “I hope that this is the worst, as bad as it gets. Obviously, canceling or postponing games isn’t ideal. To the question of the integrity (of the season), I think right now I’m gonna withhold judgment until we know more as far as how things play out. But 60 is a small sample as it is. And when you start to get under that number, it changes, I think, a lot of people’s opinions” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts comentó : “En este momento, nos vamos a apegar al mismo programa y veremos cómo se siente” “Sé, de hablar con él, que se siente mejor físicamente. Cuando el cuerpo de entrenadores sienta que podamos incrementar la carga, lo haremos” External link

wsoctv Sunday, February 24, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts dijo : “No es algo que pasa a menudo que se desperdicia el salvamento cuando sale a lanzar. Solo quería sondear cómo estaba, si estaba bien de ánimo, y lo está” “Y es béisbol, cosas como esas pasan. Desde luego que está decepcionado, pero preparado para mañana” External link

diariolibre-en Friday, October 27, 2017 3:14:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts dijo ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “Yo confío en Kenley con una ventaja de una carrera para el noveno” External link

diariolibre-en Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19:00 PM EAT



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Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we’ve got to turn the page,” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, October 25, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we've got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. ... We’re very resilient” External link

news4jax Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we’ve got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. … We’re very resilient” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "We're going to come in fresh tomorrow," "I think we're very resilient. We're playing good baseball. We got beat, but we'll be ready to go" External link

irishsun Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we've got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. ... We’re very resilient” External link

usaToday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts says ( about Pedro Baez ) : "Next inning, I take blame for having him go back out," "To ask him to go back out he said he felt good. I should have kept him burning a bit. In that run of hitters, I felt good with Pedro" External link

usaToday Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we’ve got to turn the page,” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I just thought at least it’s a flare,” “And I’m thinking through the 10th inning, and so then it just kind of spun out right there. So I wasn’t really just prepared for a walk-off in that situation” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts says ( about Pedro Baez ) : “Next inning, I take blame for having him go back out,” “To ask him to go back out he said he felt good. I should have kept him burning a bit. In that run of hitters, I felt good with Pedro” External link

usaToday Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we've got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. ... We’re very resilient” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was just very genuine, very authentic. And there had been other times in hitters meetings where he’s kind of challenged guys in the best possible way to how to go about a team approach as an offense,” “Just understanding that if we do things the right way in spring training, we’ll do those things all the way through the World Series. So that kind of message resonated with everyone” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we've got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. ... We’re very resilient” External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s tough and we got to digest it, but we've got to turn the page,” “This is certainly a tough one, but I know our guys. ... We’re very resilient” External link

click2houston Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was just very genuine, very authentic. And there had been other times in hitters meetings where he’s kind of challenged guys in the best possible way to how to go about a team approach as an offense,” “Just understanding that if we do things the right way in spring training, we’ll do those things all the way through the World Series. So that kind of message resonated with everyone” External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 25, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was just very genuine, very authentic. And there had been other times in hitters meetings where he’s kind of challenged guys in the best possible way to how to go about a team approach as an offense,” “Just understanding that if we do things the right way in spring training, we’ll do those things all the way through the World Series. So that kind of message resonated with everyone” External link

kiro7 Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was just very genuine, very authentic. And there had been other times in hitters meetings where he’s kind of challenged guys in the best possible way to how to go about a team approach as an offense,” “Just understanding that if we do things the right way in spring training, we’ll do those things all the way through the World Series. So that kind of message resonated with everyone” External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts says ( about Julio Urias ) : “You can debate whether we were too careful with him, we didn’t push him enough, but I appreciate that Julio is going to have a great career, and I do think the foundation of taking care of him in his early years, to allow him to go forward and have a great career years beyond being with the Dodgers or he chooses to stay with the Dodgers, I think that’s a part of it,” External link

usaToday Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "The breaking ball, the shape to it, to get those guys off the fastball, I thought the curveball was really good early," "He elevated when he needed to" External link

yahoo-au Saturday, October 24, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "The breaking ball, the shape to it, to get those guys off the fastball, I thought the curveball was really good early," "He elevated when he needed to" External link

afp-en Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I felt that he’d given us all he needed to give,” External link

dailynews Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Not many pitchers are able to thrive in those situations,” “He’s in rare company already” External link

dailynews Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I just think it’s something where the culture of the bullpen, of roles and doing away with those, is something that – you’ve got to have those conversations,” “It takes time. To break down those walls, to have guys take down whatever part of the lineup is asked of them, is most important” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Walking around a clubhouse, guys are ready to win a baseball game," "You still understand the importance of every pitch, every game. But sometimes when you start to get so intense and bottled up, it starts to be a detriment. I really like how each of our guys (is handling the situation and) the state of mind that we're in" External link

longbeachstar Friday, October 23, 2020 8:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Walking around a clubhouse, guys are ready to win a baseball game," "You still understand the importance of every pitch, every game. But sometimes when you start to get so intense and bottled up, it starts to be a detriment. I really like how each of our guys (is handling the situation and) the state of mind that we're in" External link

irishsun Friday, October 23, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I love both of our catchers back there with what Austin does behind the plate specifically,” “It’s an elite skill (Barnes’ pitch-framing). I think he’s one of the top two or three in all of baseball. And that’s something that, it certainly has to be weighted because there’s a certainty of impacting or potentially 125 to 150 pitches in a ballgame. Will is very good as well. But as you can say that Will is a better hitter and thrower than Austin, Austin’s skill set to catch the baseball is elite” External link

dailynews Friday, October 23, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn’t have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

bangordailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:52:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

news4jax Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn’t have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

abcactionnews Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s a big ask to be quite frank,” “People have to adjust to certain roles. But both of them are going to have to make pitches” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s a big ask to be quite frank,” “People have to adjust to certain roles. But both of them are going to have to make pitches” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Clayton Kershaw ) : “We feel great. We’ve got Walker going. We’ve got Julio going and then we’ve got Clayton,” “So you look at kind of where our relievers are set with the off day tomorrow, we’re in a great spot” External link

usaToday Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “They understand every out we get is important,” External link

usaToday Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:02:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

wcfcourier Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

wacotrib Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest," External link

timescolonist Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest," External link

timescolonist Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We didn't have anybody that was on regular rest,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 22, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts admitted : “It’s a big ask, to be quite frank,” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s great, just to put eyes on guys we hadn’t seen before,” “Once you see guys once, twice you just keep getting that familiarity and that’s only going to benefit us going forward. That’s a credit to our offense, just continuing to fight and claw to make sure those leverage guys got in the game tonight” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts acknowledged : “I think that Mookie’s driven it and I think coming in, a new voice has certainly helped,” “But it’s never been the approach to just sit back and try to hit home runs, I can promise you that” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think it’s been talked about. It has been actually talked about for years,” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It seems like we’re almost gonna play as many games here as the Rangers this year,” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s been great and to be honest with you, the clubhouse staff here, the facilities are amazing,” “Everything about this ballpark has been fantastic. And certainly, whether it be the workouts, the games played here, regular season, postseason, all that stuff here has helped make this feel more home field and I definitely think it’s an advantage for us” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We just like him in this spot,” External link

cleveland Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "You look at sheer talent, (Bellinger and Betts) are a couple of the best players in all of baseball," "Mookie is going to get the best of everybody, but now you layer in Cody and the experience he has in the postseason and learning from that, and you can (include Corey Seager) in that same conversation" External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We just like him in this spot,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts added : “It was as good as I’ve seen in quite some time,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We just like him in this spot,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts added : “It was as good as I’ve seen in quite some time,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "You look at sheer talent, (Bellinger and Betts) are a couple of the best players in all of baseball," "Mookie is going to get the best of everybody, but now you layer in Cody and the experience he has in the postseason and learning from that, and you can (include Corey Seager) in that same conversation" External link

irishsun Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Julio Urias ) : “To keep that optionality just makes sense, and to have Julio be in with us and understanding how we value him, certainly it’s helpful,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We were going to make sure we stayed away from him in Game 7 for this particular reason,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Those guys over there, they play a lot of matchups,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Julio Urias ) : “To keep that optionality just makes sense, and to have Julio be in with us and understanding how we value him, certainly it’s helpful,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We were going to make sure we stayed away from him in Game 7 for this particular reason,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s going to be a bullpen, whatever, kind of game, using various arms,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Julio Urias ) : “To keep that optionality just makes sense, and to have Julio be in with us and understanding how we value him, certainly it’s helpful,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s going to be a bullpen, whatever, kind of game, using various arms,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Julio Urias ) : “To keep that optionality just makes sense, and to have Julio be in with us and understanding how we value him, certainly it’s helpful,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that if you’re looking at starters who can potentially take down a lot of innings tomorrow, we just don’t have a person,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “No – I wish I would have had that talk before he did the forearm bump with Kiké,” “But I think that after hearing that or seeing that, I think it’s pretty well noted” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "It's been a crazy year," External link

WashingtonPost Monday, October 19, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As far as the postseason, just understanding that at times they’re going to try to not throw strikes to him because of how dangerous he is,” External link

foxnews Monday, October 19, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As far as the postseason, just understanding that at times they’re going to try to not throw strikes to him because of how dangerous he is,” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 19, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As far as on the health perspective, he’s not an overworker now,” External link

dailynews Monday, October 19, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts concluded : “I think a tick behind last night’s play,” “It just shows the athleticism, man” External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 18, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm still sort of recovering from this one, but already thinking about game seven," "That's what you live for" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 18, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm still sort of recovering from this one, but already thinking about game seven," "That's what you live for" External link

theage Sunday, October 18, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “For me at that point in time,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “There’s been some under-the-surface numbers where (Jansen) has been really good, whether it be quality of contact, strikeouts,” “There have been some things in there that have been really good that just haven’t shown itself” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “This has been a tough, challenging year from different perspectives,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm still sort of recovering from this one, but already thinking about game seven," "That's what you live for" External link

theage Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts concluded : “I think a tick behind last night’s play,” “It just shows the athleticism, man” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts concluded : “I think a tick behind last night’s play,” “It just shows the athleticism, man” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 18, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts concluded : “I think a tick behind last night’s play,” “It just shows the athleticism, man” External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 18, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "He's moving around much better and feels better than he expected," External link

longbeachstar Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “From the training staff to Chris, it’s better than he expected,” “He’s just going to kind of keep treating it up, move around” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 18, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “From the training staff to Chris, it’s better than he expected,” “He’s just going to kind of keep treating it up, move around” External link

dailynews Saturday, October 17, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm 31 and I don't have a lot of time left to establish myself as a starter and everyday player," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Just before the inning started, Terry Francona told me I would be pinch-running for whoever got on base," "So I was stretching in the dugout, getting ready. When Kevin walked, Terry looked down the end of the dugout, where I was, and he winked at me. That was it" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "He didn't tell me to steal. He didn't have to," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "My job then became that of a cheerleader," "I was ready to run, but we didn't really have to the rest of the Yankees series or against St. Louis. My work was done. But you know what, we were winning and I couldn't have been happier" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Maury Wills ) : "He told me that some time in your career when you are in a park and everyone knows you are going to be stealing, it will be a big game, and the game or series will hinge on you making it," "I'm stretching there on first base realizing that Maury was right. This was my moment. It was unbelievable, just like he said. I get chills just thinking about it" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Terry Francona ) : "I told him I realized the situation and that I would do whatever he wanted me to do," "I pretty much realized that my role would be relegated to pinch-running. That was one of the reasons they got me here, for speed. I just wanted Terry to know I wasn't going to cause any problems" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Mariano Rivera ) : "When fast guys are on base, Rivera likes to hold the ball, to throw the base-runner off," "I really watched him closely for two pitches before going on the third. The experience was invaluable" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "It was the most incredible trip I was ever on," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Normally, guys don't like when a pitcher throws over that many times," "But honestly, it got me in the game. After the second throw over, I felt like I had played nine innings. I was so focused" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Theo Epstein ) : "I want to thank everyone, and I mean everyone, for making me feel so wanted and a part of something special," "That is a class organization. They didn't have to send me to San Diego. They had my arbitration rights. But Theo showed me something. I will be forever grateful for him allowing me to play where I grew up" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I was going no matter what," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I wish everyone that puts on a uniform in Major League Baseball would play for the Red Sox," "It really is an amazing place. I've never been around so many people that loved the game and their Red Sox" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I was talking to Kevin Millar before the game," "He said, if we win Game 4, this is going seven games. We really felt that based on the fact that Pedro (Martinez) and Curt (Schilling) were the Game 5 and Game 6 starters" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Friends of mine are telling me that that stolen base (in Game 4) will be a defining moment in my career. That would be incredible if it is," "I know I wasn't there that long. But it felt like a lot longer. At least, there is a bond there that can never be broken. I will always be a part of history. I can always say I played on that Red Sox team" External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You’re talking about momentum shifts, that’s the play of the year,” “I just thought there was no way he was going to make that play” External link

guardian Saturday, October 17, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ve had a lot of great plays this year, but if you’re talking about momentum shifts, that’s the play of the year for me,” “The probability of catching that baseball, where Joe was at, the game score, potentially having to go to (Blake) Treinen there … for me that was the play of the game. It was a huge play” External link

dailynews Saturday, October 17, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You probably have more information than I do as far as every single start, every outing that he has made,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Absolutely. And, this year, last year, his last two postseason starts, I did,” “Especially looking at how he was throwing the baseball (in Game 4), what he was doing – making it a hard stop for him when the top of the order comes through (a third time), that makes no sense at all” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think more four-game sample size,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 17, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We look at a multitude of factors, not just the dollar amount involved,” “The number of students involved. The number of competitions involved. The duration of detection. Many, many factors” External link

kiro7 Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We look at a multitude of factors, not just the dollar amount involved,” “The number of students involved. The number of competitions involved. The duration of detection. Many, many factors” External link

seattlepi Friday, October 16, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I’m not going to take Kersh out after a weak ground ball and another weak ground ball from Freeman," "I felt really good about Kershaw at that point in time" External link

usaToday Friday, October 16, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts says : "He came out, and five innings, one run, he gave us a chance to win the baseball game," External link

usaToday Friday, October 16, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "They've pitched really well. You've got to give those guys credit," External link

irishsun Friday, October 16, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think I mentioned it the other day – we’ve earned that bull’s-eye or that expectation as an organization. I think that’s something to be proud of,” “I expect our guys, regardless of circumstance or opponent, to play a certain brand of baseball. So I expect the intensity to be the same every night. That’s obviously maybe unrealistic at times. But during the postseason certainly (it’s) not a big ask” External link

dailynews Friday, October 16, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Every day it’s been better,” External link

cbs46 Friday, October 16, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "My expectation is he is going to out there and make his start and help us win a baseball game," External link

upi Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Every day it’s been better,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think the emotions lagged. I thought that early on we had some opportunities to get a lead and we just couldn’t come up with the hits,” External link

highlandstoday Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Just a fun offensive night for us,” External link

usaToday Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was a pretty aggressive one. He was letting it go,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Clayton Kershaw ) : “Right now, we’re just focused on Clayton making the start,” “We’ll pick up the pieces after that and see where Walker (Buehler) and Dustin are at” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I was pleased with the way he threw the baseball,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Every day it’s been better,” External link

independent-UK Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Every day it’s been better,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Every day it’s been better,” External link

kiro7 Thursday, October 15, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think the emotions lagged. I thought that early on we had some opportunities to get a lead and we just couldn’t come up with the hits,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think the emotions lagged. I thought that early on we had some opportunities to get a lead and we just couldn’t come up with the hits,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think the emotions lagged. I thought that early on we had some opportunities to get a lead and we just couldn’t come up with the hits,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought that was an exhale for everybody,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Sunday, played some catch and just started to dissipate, got a little bit better. And then yesterday, a little bit better, even more,” “And then today just woke up and felt that it just wasn’t quite where he wanted to be, we wanted it to be” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s kind of day to day. So I just really don’t want to say what’s the soonest,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "They made some mistakes that we just didn't capitalize on, but you can see that their plan was to spin us a lot more," "We just have to continue to swing at strikes" External link

wsau Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "They made some mistakes that we just didn't capitalize on, but you can see that their plan was to spin us a lot more," "We just have to continue to swing at strikes" External link

irishsun Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "They made some mistakes that we just didn't capitalize on, but you can see that their plan was to spin us a lot more," "We just have to continue to swing at strikes" External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, October 13, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "They made some mistakes that we just didn't capitalize on, but you can see that their plan was to spin us a lot more," "We just have to continue to swing at strikes" External link

irishsun Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “They both impact the game in every aspect, in the box, in the field, on the bases. They’re both energizing players that players gravitate towards, fans gravitate towards,” External link

fox5atlanta Tuesday, October 13, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m just very fortunate to be around a very good organization, top to bottom, where you can move on from superstars to then arguably get better,” External link

nytimes Monday, October 12, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I don't like seeing him in the four hole against us for this next week, but really happy for him," External link

arkansasonline Monday, October 12, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “They both impact the game in every aspect, in the box, in the field, on the bases. They’re both energizing players that players gravitate towards, fans gravitate towards,” External link

bostonglobe Monday, October 12, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “When you can trust running counts and making the opposition continue to make quality pitches, it’s stressful,” External link

dailynews Monday, October 12, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t like seeing him in the four hole against us for this next week, but really happy for him,” External link

click2houston Monday, October 12, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field, as a closer and as a perennial All-Star, but we also have to look in real time, and do what’s best for the Dodgers,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 11, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field, as a closer and as a perennial All-Star, but we also have to look in real time, and do what’s best for the Dodgers,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field, as a closer and as a perennial All-Star, but we also have to look in real time, and do what’s best for the Dodgers,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “With Kenley, I think that regardless of velocity, when he’s executing, making quality pitches, he’s as good as anybody,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The one thing that I’m not concerned about is losing Kenley mentally. We have a very good relationship,” “All he cares is winning a championship for the city of Los Angeles. ... When he gets the baseball, I’m going to expect him to get those outs, and I know he expects the same” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field, as a closer and as a perennial All-Star, but we also have to look in real time, and do what’s best for the Dodgers,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, October 10, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “With Kenley, I think that regardless of velocity, when he’s executing, making quality pitches, he’s as good as anybody,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, October 10, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “The one thing that I’m not concerned about is losing Kenley mentally. We have a very good relationship,” “All he cares is winning a championship for the city of Los Angeles. ... When he gets the baseball, I’m going to expect him to get those outs, and I know he expects the same” External link

kiro7 Saturday, October 10, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ve obviously had a lot of talent over the years that I’ve been here,” External link

dailynews Saturday, October 10, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Dodger Stadium ) : “We wish we could be playing in front of 56,000 fans at Dodger Stadium Monday, but we’re excited that the Dodgers have created a safe way for the community to come together and hopefully cheer us on to the World Series,” External link

usaToday Saturday, October 10, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

ksl Friday, October 9, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field as a closer and as a perennial All-Star," External link

longbeachstar Friday, October 9, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm very sensitive to what he has accomplished on the baseball field as a closer and as a perennial All-Star," External link

irishsun Friday, October 9, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “One thing I’m not concerned about is losing Kenley mentally,” External link

dailynews Friday, October 9, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He did what we needed him to do,” “He gave us six innings and put us in position to win the game” External link

dallasnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

foxnews Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

gazette Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

missoulian Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I thought there were some good throws in there. There was a dropped third strike with Grisham and he ended up getting a base hit,” “I’m going to think through it. It was just a lot for (Jansen), 30 pitches to get two outs. I know that he’s disappointed as well. I’ll keep thinking through it” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was a lot for him,” “Thirty pitches to get two outs. I know he’s disappointed as well” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You’ve got to give credit to Tatís and Machado,” “They spoil some good pitches. They took some good pitches and found a way to earn walks. Fortunately, Joe kept competing and made a pitch to Hosmer to get him to ground out” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "It happens every year that a group of guys aren't swinging the bat well," External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think you look at our roster, the way we’ve kind of staggered left and right for most of the lineup, and our righties hit righties and our lefties hit lefties,” “However they want to match up, I feel we can kind of combat whatever they throw at us” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think you look at our roster, the way we’ve kind of staggered left and right for most of the lineup, and our righties hit righties and our lefties hit lefties,” “However they want to match up, I feel we can kind of combat whatever they throw at us” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Losing him is a loss certainly, the way he’s performed,” “I certainly like him versus certainly any right-hander” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that the thing is that with Terrance he can come into play every game, potentially,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s gonna really show itself because you’re going to have to rely on matchups in the sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth,” “It’s going to be interesting to see who wins out because both teams have shown the ability to win games late and play to the last out. I know that our guys are ready. We like the matchups potentially. … But again, both offenses can explode on you at any point in time and especially late” External link

dailynews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I think we're very pleased to first, get Walker out of that first one feeling good to be able to make this start in Game 1," External link

longbeachstar Monday, October 5, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Clayton Kershaw ) : "Obviously with the way Clayton threw in Game 2, (it's good) to get him back online, as well," External link

longbeachstar Monday, October 5, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Walker, right now, I think his finger is in a great place," External link

longbeachstar Monday, October 5, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Those guys play with a lot of energy and a lot of guys in that lineup can hurt you with the long ball," External link

longbeachstar Monday, October 5, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t see anybody if there is a Game 5 pitching five games in a row,” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 5, 2020 4:02:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that just kind of putting ourselves in that situation where I can’t use him in a situation where I feel he’s the best option isn’t the best decision for the Dodgers right now,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought yesterday he threw the baseball really well,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Just having the few days leading up to this series and having a good group of guys in the ‘pen — good options that are available and feeling good — is certainly beneficial,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Each one of those guys is going to be available in (Games) 1 and 2,” “And we’ll kind of see how it plays out but all three are still built up so I’m sure one of those guys will take down Game 3 (as the starter)” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think if you ask me, we will see. If you ask him, that’s a definite yes,” “That’s one of those things I think that we just got to wait and see” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Fortunately we got Joc and his family with us here to travel and be in the bubble,” “I know he’s really in a good place as far as that and we’re just very fortunate that we have him with us going forward” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, October 5, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t see anybody if there is a Game 5 pitching five games in a row,” External link

independent-UK Monday, October 5, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t see anybody if there is a Game 5 pitching five games in a row,” External link

kiro7 Monday, October 5, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t see anybody if there is a Game 5 pitching five games in a row,” External link

seattlepi Monday, October 5, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think, for me, it was more of Corey’s a very aggressive swinger,” “But I think that I liked him last year in the 5. When guys are on base, runners in scoring position, he’s going to put the ball in play and make something happen. For me, there were too many quick outs at the top of the order where this year he’s just done a much better job, in my opinion, of navigating (an at-bat). Having him there also with Max and Cody just not getting the consistent traction up to this point, just made more sense” External link

dailynews Sunday, October 4, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He was available. He’s our closer,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 3, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t see that happening going forward,” External link

forbes Friday, October 2, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He was available. He’s our closer,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 2, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Throughout his career, he’s had the ability to look over the strike zone and take,” “I’m really happy for Austin” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I'm not a fan of it,” External link

usaToday Friday, October 2, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Christian Yelich ) : “I wouldn't mind if Yelich did it or any team that we're playing,” External link

usaToday Friday, October 2, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I'm not a fan of it,” External link

independent-UK Friday, October 2, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m not a fan of it,” “Going forward, I don’t want our guys to do that” External link

usaToday Friday, October 2, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I wouldn’t mind if (Christian) Yelich did it or any team that we’re playing,” External link

usaToday Friday, October 2, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There’s so many different variables,” “It’s the pitcher-catcher combo. It’s who we’re going to run for, essentially take out of the game. The inning. The score. The downside of having that player come out. The probability of him getting to second base, and who’s behind him to score that run” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I got wind of it about an hour before the game and personally I’m not a fan of it,” “I just — I don’t know the arrangement and I learned late. So I don’t know. Baseball is kind of evolving. But yeah, I just — I don’t know. I don’t know” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Justin Turner ) : “I think that’s a decision Justin made. But I don’t see that happening with our guys going forward,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 4:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It just didn’t seem like the stuff had the teeth that I’ve seen in recent outings. I’m going to go back and look at the video,” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought it was much better than I expected or than I thought,” “You just take away that Jace Peterson at-bat. But everything else was right where it needed to be” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You can look at it from the side and I saw the Jace Peterson at-bat,” “But when I looked at all four at-bats … it’s better than I thought. And that’s a good thing for the Dodgers” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I just saw the 86 and I just didn’t know if Kenley was OK,” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That’s something that’s not a good trend,” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You know, he’s a big man. So he’s always trying to work through that delivery,” External link

dailynews Friday, October 2, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “At that point in time is when the blister starts to show itself a little bit,” “We just didn’t know what we were going to get from Walker” External link

foxnews Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It was good to see him get the job done,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “At that point in time is when the blister starts to show itself a little bit,” “We just didn’t know what we were going to get from Walker” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 1, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I know we've been dealing with that blister," External link

gazette Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “At that point in time is when the blister starts to show itself a little bit,” “We just didn’t know what we were going to get from Walker” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “With T-Gore, it was more of, we have the opportunity to carry an extra position player in the short series where … we don’t need the extra arms (in the bullpen),” “So to be able to place him in a spot — minus a run, even — to kind of impact an inning I think is very helpful” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Austin Barnes ) : “If you look at Austin catching tomorrow, if there’s a situation where we don’t love the matchup and want somebody to hit for him, we still have that extra catcher,” “It just kind of gives me the flexibility to not overexpose ourselves with the catcher” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That was a very difficult one,” External link

dailynews Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s World Series or bust every year,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You kind of throw out the stat sheet once you get to the postseason and understand he’s still a superstar player,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think so. (It’s) the bed that relievers have made themselves — and now you’re talking about a closer where when he has a bad night you typically lose,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I like the way that he’s sequencing the right way now,” “I also like the way that he’s throwing with conviction from the first pitch. I think that’s very important to see. He’s commanding the baseball considerably better than he was … last year. Those are things that I look for. They’re easy things to bet on” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think so. (It’s) the bed that relievers have made themselves — and now you’re talking about a closer where when he has a bad night you typically lose,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I like the way that he’s sequencing the right way now,” “I also like the way that he’s throwing with conviction from the first pitch. I think that’s very important to see. He’s commanding the baseball considerably better than he was … last year. Those are things that I look for. They’re easy things to bet on” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It's been a fun season,” “We can't wait until Wednesday. We feel we're the best team out there” External link

eagletribune Monday, September 28, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s been a fun season,” “The hitting coaches have done a fantastic job. The players buying in, it’s been great” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 28, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There’s not a lot that really needed to go into it,” External link

dailynews Monday, September 28, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought we were very prepared the last four years,” “What’s different? I think we have a deeper bullpen. Certainly adding Mookie (Betts) makes us better. The experience. All that stuff combined gives us a better chance this year” External link

dailynews Monday, September 28, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Chris Taylor ) : “Looking out, I think Chris Taylor is going to play a considerable amount of second base,” “Kiké is just so valuable because he can play anywhere on the diamond” External link

dailynews Monday, September 28, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "By bandwidth, I'm talking about a superstar player who has the ability to make the people around him better," External link

longbeachstar Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts confirmed : “He’ll be on the roster,” “We just have to figure out in what capacity” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “With Gavin, I don’t see him making starts at second base in the postseason,” “With Gavin, I don’t see him making starts at second base in the postseason. The question now I think is having him on our roster, on the bench, coming in to play defense, run, take an at-bat, get the experience I think is a question. But I think right now, where we’re at, we have different options” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I am. I think Joc has earned that because of his performance in the postseason,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 27, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Julio Urias ) : "You look at Julio and Tony, they are more neutral, as far as their splits, where Dustin is more dominant against right and not as dominant against left," External link

longbeachstar Saturday, September 26, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m trying to manage workload as we close out the regular season,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We can’t expect him to be perfect every time out,” “The breaking ball (was) not really finishing. The fastball didn’t have the life we’ve seen all year. We’ve just got to turn the page” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The truth of the matter is, you have one spot for three different guys who are more than capable in that first round,” “You’ve got a tough and good decision to make” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 26, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Will Smith ) : “There’s a scenario where I could see (Smith) being a DH for a game or two in the postseason,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 26, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We just haven’t made that decision,” “But both of those guys are going to be pitching over the weekend” External link

dailynews Friday, September 25, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "For us, I think it's just more of worrying about ourselves, than preparing for any opponent we might face," "I think at the end of the day, they've still got to throw the baseball over the plate and we have to make plays and take good at-bats and do the same thing and get guys out. If we do that, we're gonna be fine" External link

longbeachstar Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We view him as a starter but there is a little slow ramp-up when he makes starts,” “Tonight was really good from the outset. I love how Julio has embraced whatever we’ve asked him” External link

nbcbayarea Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m getting more comfortable (with the idea of a bullpenning game in the playoffs),” “I think that the main thing is that our players have received it well and understand that we’re trying to put them, as well as us, in the best position to win a baseball game” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “To fast forward a couple months and be crowned NL West champs is a credit to everyone. It should never be taken for granted,” “Truth be told a lot of guys didn’t know we could clinch. We were responsible but I let it know that it has to be appreciated” External link

foxnews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “To fast forward a couple months and be crowned NL West champs is a credit to everyone. It should never be taken for granted,” “Truth be told a lot of guys didn’t know we could clinch. We were responsible but I let it know that it has to be appreciated” External link

click2houston Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Family first. Joc knows that. His family understands that,” “I just know Joc worked real hard to be here with us to finish out this homestand. And I would expect him to be with us through the Wild Card Series. But after that, I just don’t know” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It hasn’t been the season that he expected, that we expected out of him,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think there should be a lot read into that,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “These games are only going to get bigger. I trust him with the baseball,” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’s playing like an MVP,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I didn’t realize — he’s not that big of frame — it’s more power than I expected,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He just can really leverage a baseball,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Yeah. I think anyone — whether it be a coach, a fan, a member of the media — can look at stats. But when you see a guy day in, day out and the impact he has on a clubhouse — certainly considerably better than I expected,” “And I had lofty goals to begin with” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think he’s gotten off the plate a little bit, given himself a little more room,” “And also the hitting guys have gotten him a little more flexed, a little more knee flexion, gotten him into his legs a little more. … Right now, you can see the confidence brewing” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Summer Camp ) : “I think in Summer Camp there was something different. But outside of that, once we started the season, he’s stuck to what he’s doing,” “I don’t think there’s as much tinkering as there might be out there” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Clayton Kershaw ) : "Well, he's certainly in the (postseason) plans. I think right now, the great thing about us is that we have a lot of options with starting pitching. We know Clayton (Kershaw) and Walker (Buehler) are going to start game one and game two. And we're talking about a three-game series; there are some discussions that need to be had with the rest of the three guys," External link

longbeachstar Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I think, for me, just his willingness to sequence a little bit differently than he normally has," "Obviously, the way that he takes care of himself is like no one else I've seen, but the numbers itself is more of a byproduct of all that he's done" External link

gazette Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think he’ll throw again at the secondary site when we’re on the road,” “I think that he’ll do one more simulated — probably six innings and 90 pitches — and then he’ll make his last start of the season with us and be ready for the postseason” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, September 20, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He just is really smart about managing a lineup, whether it’s left and right,” “My confidence with him to get guys out is as high as it can be” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 20, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think my expectation is, (Thursday) is a regular start,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 20, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "The synergy that (Kershaw) and Austin have, I think, is real," External link

longbeachstar Saturday, September 19, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Austin Barnes ) : "The synergy that he and Austin have, I think it's real," "This is a four-year history they've built. They think along the same lines" External link

gazette Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think the last time Will caught Clayton in Arizona, Clayton just wasn’t good to be quite frank,” “It didn’t really matter who was catching him. But I still do believe the body of work that Austin and Clayton have — there’s something to it” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Will Smith ) : “If you’re looking at the postseason, with the games that we play every day, you’re not going to have Will catch five days in a row or seven days in a row in the LCS,” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "The goal is to get Joc back on Tuesday. We'll see," "That could change, obviously family first, but the goal is to see him on the field, in the lineup, depending who the pitcher is, on Tuesday" External link

longbeachstar Friday, September 18, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Early on, he was a little frustrated," External link

gazette Friday, September 18, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "To reach back for more in any case right now is just not worth it," "We're just being smart with it" External link

gazette Friday, September 18, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The goal is to get Joc back on Tuesday,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, September 18, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “A lot of times with Brusdar, guys with a lot of velocity — and it’s a sinker, it’s not a four-seamer at the top of the zone — guys want to end that at-bat sooner than later for fear of velocity,” “It’s a sinker so when you’re putting him in that sinkerball category … that right there is going to eliminate strikeouts” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 18, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As good as he could take it, as anyone would take it, just kind of understanding it’s a long road ahead, but we’re going to be with him every step of the way,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 18, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “A lot of times with Brusdar, guys with a lot of velocity — and it’s a sinker, it’s not a four-seamer at the top of the zone — guys want to end that at-bat sooner than later for fear of velocity,” “It’s a sinker so when you’re putting him in that sinkerball category … that right there is going to eliminate strikeouts” External link

dailynews Friday, September 18, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As good as he could take it, as anyone would take it, just kind of understanding it’s a long road ahead, but we’re going to be with him every step of the way,” External link

dailynews Friday, September 18, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "It's different, I guess. I just found that out five minutes ago," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm celebrating by saying I'm proud of our guys and it was a great series," "I think it caught us all by surprise because we were so focused on trying to win this series. I think word will travel once we get on the plane" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m celebrating by saying I’m proud of our guys and it was a great series,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There’s a lot of things that kind of came to fruition a little late in the game,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Um … I don’t know. It was different, I guess. I just really realized or found that out about five minutes ago. … I think it caught us all by surprise” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m celebrating by saying I’m proud of our guys and it was a great series,” External link

foxnews Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It didn’t come out too positive,” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Wil Myers ) : “I was very proud of him,” “I actually thought he threw the ball well. Big punchout to Myers and Cronenworth, so I really feel good about his outing” External link

usaToday Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ve seen some good ones from Tony. For him to go seven was really remarkable,” “He worked ahead all night long. He was in control, which was really good to see” External link

usaToday Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m still trying to get clarity,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “No, I don’t (think it can). I don’t,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Everything I’ve seen, everything I’ve heard, talking to Dustin himself, we have every confidence he’ll make that start Wednesday,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m still trying to get clarity,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “No, I don’t (think it can). I don’t,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Everything I’ve seen, everything I’ve heard, talking to Dustin himself, we have every confidence he’ll make that start Wednesday,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I don’t mind guys admiring a homer; certainly it’s a big game, big hit," External link

usaToday Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts responded : "We'd better embrace it as a pennant race," External link

nampa Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts responded : "We'd better embrace it as a pennant race," External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t mind guys admiring a homer,” “Certainly it’s a big game, big hit. Really like the player. But I just felt that to kind of overstay at home, certainly against a guy like Clayton, who’s got the respect of everyone in the big leagues and what he’s done in this game, I just took exception to that. I think there’s a certain respect you give a guy if you homer against him” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You play 18 innings, I thought we beat ‘em in 17 innings,” External link

dailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We better embrace it as a pennant race,” “The goal is to win the division every year. Right now those guys are playing as good as baseball as anyone in the big leagues. … They’re going to be ready for us. I expect us to have that same intensity” External link

dailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “to check some boxes as far as fielding his position and getting him off the mound,” External link

dailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “If that’s fine, seeing him start (in the) middle of next week seems very possible,” External link

dailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We just didn't finish it out,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, September 13, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “So now it’s more kind of seeing where he’s at today as he’s getting treatment, moving around and tomorrow as well,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We can still build up the (arm) strength and have him go up and down six, seven times if we want to,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 13, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Dodger Stadium ) : “I loved it. I loved it,” “I think they have every right to do whatever they feel to express their feelings and I thought it was great. It just shows the passion that Dodger fans have” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, September 13, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts noted : "By mid-period, Rene is forecast to move into an area of increasing west-northwesterly shear, which should induce a weakening trend," External link

phys Friday, September 11, 2020 8:43:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts noted : "By mid-period, Rene is forecast to move into an area of increasing west-northwesterly shear, which should induce a weakening trend," External link

eurekalert Friday, September 11, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think tomorrow when we get back home we’ll do a CT scan,” External link

kiro7 Friday, September 11, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think tomorrow when we get back home we’ll do a CT scan,” External link

seattlepi Friday, September 11, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He came to me a couple weeks ago and we were talking about potential scenarios and how we move players around the diamond and if there ever was an opportunity during the postseason where things got crazy he might find himself on the infield,” “For me, nothing is off the table, especially when a player like Mookie is open to it. So I just felt this was a good opportunity for him to log some innings, get the feel of it and see what he thinks. So right now, just gathering information. He wants to do it. He’s excited about it. He takes grounders every day” External link

dailynews Friday, September 11, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Just each day watching him progress has been good,” “We just want to make sure that when he does come back we don’t have that chance of regression. So right now … we’ll shoot for early next week, that Padres series” External link

dailynews Friday, September 11, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think he’s playing much more like himself, more free and easy,” “Just taking good, quality at-bats. Everyone knew it was in there. Sometimes it just takes a little time to get your feet under you” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ll see how it is day to day and hopefully this weekend is in play,” “But if not, he’ll be ready when he’s ready” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think we ever had an intention (by trading away Stripling and moving Wood to relief) where if they had a bad start or appearance, that it changed their role,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think as a young player he’s very curious — not vocally,” “But he’s very observant about what’s going on, watching the game, watching hitters, understanding what he does well. You take that with the skill set and that speaks to an accelerated learning curve, for sure” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Joe Kelly ) : “No. 1, if Joe is healthy and he continues to build on his outing yesterday I see no reason we won’t be able to get him activated to then serve the suspension and then get him in four or five games (before the end of the regular season),” “Certainly how he’s throwing the baseball matters. We’ll know more in time. But we’re certainly better with him than without him” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I think Kenley is certainly getting back to where he was before,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “I think Kenley is certainly getting back to where he was before,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I expect the command to be more tightened up and the intensity to be ramped up," External link

gazette Sunday, September 6, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t want to speak to the mechanics, but I just think there’s a calmness in the box – whether it’s right with velocity or a lefty who’s going to kind of nibble,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “As far as the command, it wasn’t where it needs to be. Right now it doesn’t have to be there,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Justin Turner ) : “I know he’s on the IL, but it’s a day-to-day (judgment),” “When we feel Justin is ready to be activated, he’ll be activated. I just don’t know when that will be” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "He deserves it, he needs it and we need to see it," "I don't think it's going to be a day-to-day performance thing. I don't want that in his mind. I want him to go out there and have clarity and play baseball" External link

gazette Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I can't imagine the expectations that have been placed on him," External link

gazette Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "He's come into a situation where guys are already in the middle of a season, so for him to feel like (he is) catching up to speed is certainly not easy," "But I just want Gavin to be himself, go out there and play, help us win a baseball game" External link

gazette Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’d be hard-pressed to find a team that’s equipped to do what we do,” “It started with Dustin tonight. I thought he was outstanding. The ‘pen has been good all year. Today it just wasn’t as sharp. For our guys on offense to pick them up, that’s what a good team does. It was exciting to be a part of” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He was an All-Star last year, so let’s not forget that,” “But right now, he’s just continuing to make pitches. He feels good, and healthy, and strong. He was our ace last year and he’s pitching like an ace again” External link

dailynews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Going into the sixth, (Kershaw) was at 86 pitches,” “To think you’ve got to get 12 outs, we’re not going to do that” External link

dailynews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’s entirely more comfortable this year,” External link

dailynews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The number one thing is he’s healthy, really,” “For him to be healthy and not have to guard, protect against his body, his back, it allows him the freedom to execute his pitches” External link

dailynews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think he and Petey — some time late next week makes sense,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 3, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’re going to give him another day,” “Our hope is to get him back in there tomorrow” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 3, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ve said from the beginning that we see Julio as a starter, and this was his time this season,” “I hope that he knows that we have a lot of confidence in him, and today he pitched like that. There was no need for us to look for another starter” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Justin Turner ) : “If we can see out with the training staff and Justin to feel that it’s a couple days and we can get him back in there, then that’s a different conversation,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Alex Wood ) : “You look at his arm and not feeling great and you’re looking at how much time we do have to build up to the six (innings) and 90 (pitches), that number would be hard to get to,” “In talking to Alex, just understanding the roster and his upside to potentially help us on the active roster was going to be in the bullpen. He totally got it and he’s all on board” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about David Price ) : “I’ve had different text threads and messages with David and nothing like that came up,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Regardless of if you lose the first game of a series, we're trying to win every game and there’s no panic in the clubhouse,” “So the goal is to keep winning series, and do that indefinitely” External link

eagletribune Monday, August 31, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I get it. I get it,” “It’s a level playing field for both clubs. As far as the bubble, if that’s what’s put in front of us, I’m all for it. And if it’s playing games here in the World Series, I’m all for it. You still have to find a way to beat that opponent, not the ballpark” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ve got talent all over the roster — so something that potentially moves the needle,” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s really come along. Gavin, to his credit, has put the work in at the secondary site,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think today he’s going to just go with the rest and recovery, treat it up. Probably do the same tomorrow,” “I think we’re all in agreement where the next couple days, have him down, use that off day (Monday) then we’ll see where he’s at on Tuesday” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We were just kind of close, just didn’t get that one hit early to take a lead,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’re thinking more cramp vs. mild strain,” “I do know he’ll be down tomorrow and we’ll re-evaluate Sunday where he’s at” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts told : “It’s not a political issue. I understand there is an election coming up. But this is a human being issue. We all need to be treated the same way,” External link

dallasnews Saturday, August 29, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Don Newcombe ) : “Right now, I really miss Newk — the late Don Newcombe,” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think, number one, yesterday was an emotional day for all of us,” “For us to take yesterday separately and address it collectively, I thought was very positive. And then to regroup today, focus on baseball and win two baseball games against a division rival was good” External link

dailynews Friday, August 28, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Regardless of the doubleheader, he wasn’t going to play, felt that he wanted to continue to stand firm on his position, which I absolutely respect and support” “But in talking to him this morning ... talking to The Players Alliance and Black players around the league, they just came to the consensus that they could use their platform more by playing today, playing both games. "And also the fact that there’s a lot of white teammates that stood beside them in not playing, acknowledging that and to continue to stay unified and play and to stay in lockstep with their teammates was very important” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “This is the first time Walker's dealt with a blister,” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It just didn’t make sense for us (to push it), so that’s kind of the thought behind it,” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Regardless of the doubleheader he wasn’t going to play, felt that he wanted to continue to stand firm on his position, which I absolutely respect and support” “But in talking to him this morning ... talking to the Players Alliance and Black players around the league, they just came to the consensus that they could use their platform more by playing today, playing both games. And also the fact that there’s a lot of white teammates that stood beside them in not playing, acknowledging that and to continue to stay unified and play and to stay in lockstep with their teammates was very important” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “This is the first time Walker's dealt with a blister,” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It just didn’t make sense for us (to push it), so that’s kind of the thought behind it,” External link

eagletribune Friday, August 28, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “In talking to Mookie last night, he didn’t plan on playing today,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 28, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s been emotional. But it’s good,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 28, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “For the most part guys stayed away,” External link

gazette Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He's still a ways away. He's been playing catch. I don't think he's been off the mound yet,” “I know he's going through his progressions, obviously not here with us on the road trip. I assume he's getting better each day but there's really no ETA” External link

gazette Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’s still a ways away,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “was and is in a good place,” “His being recalled seems like it’s a very good possibility at some point” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Some swelling, some bruising, but a little bit of improvement,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 24, 2020 4:02:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Dustin has to continue to be mindful of getting strike one," External link

gazette Sunday, August 23, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think at times it was more of trying to think along with the pitcher,” “I think a little bit also is the mechanics, not staying in his legs, not staying through the baseball. It’s a little bit of a combo. But I thought today he took some really good swings” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 23, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts acknowledged : “I think that’s part of it too,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 23, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Cody Bellinger ) : “I think they’re all different,” “But I think the result is a lot of pulled balls on the ground. So how each of those gets to the point of using the big part of the field — like you saw Joc the past few days, you saw Cody the last few days — I think that’s when you know they’re coming out of it. Munc — he’ll get there. But he’s been having a harder time staying through the baseball. He understands what he needs to do and he’ll get there” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 23, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The goal is to activate him,” “But that is all contingent on Monday and how he recovers after that” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 23, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Each outing was getting better and this one just seemed like he was primed,” External link

gazette Saturday, August 22, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Joc’s always been streaky. I’m not concerned about Joc,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Dodger Stadium ) : “You should have about 40,000 No. 50 Dodger jerseys at Dodger Stadium,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 21, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’ll pitch his next turn. Just got to continue to be better,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Robert didn't agree with a couple of the calls and got run, and for me, I came out to question why would he throw out our guy and then I got tossed,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts acknowledged : “In his last three starts, it’s been that first inning that he hasn’t looked sharp,” “I don’t know if it’s the pre-game prep — whether it’s too much early, not enough early to get ready for that first inning. We’ll talk about it. But we’ve got to be ready from Pitch One” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that’s a sign of good things to come,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That’s kind of unique to the world we’re in today,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Austin Barnes ) : “Mookie just kind of did some things to free up his mind, give him some clarity, give him some cues, some keys mechanically,” “It has landed with Austin. Just using the big part of the field, staying in the strike zone and some things mechanically that they’ve talked through. It’s paid big dividends up to this point” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think the way he pitched — performance certainly does matter,” “I don’t think that right now we have to be set in the rotation to finish the season or even think about the postseason. But Tony has done everything he can do. That’s a good thing for the Dodgers. Our message to Tony was just to continue to keep that edge, keep pitching well and be ready. Certainly what he’s done here in three starts is not lost on anyone” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Austin Barnes ) : “Mookie just kind of did some things to free up his mind, give him some clarity, give him some cues, some keys mechanically,” “It has landed with Austin. Just using the big part of the field, staying in the strike zone and some things mechanically that they’ve talked through. It’s paid big dividends up to this point” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think the way he pitched — performance certainly does matter,” “I don’t think that right now we have to be set in the rotation to finish the season or even think about the postseason. But Tony has done everything he can do. That’s a good thing for the Dodgers. Our message to Tony was just to continue to keep that edge, keep pitching well and be ready. Certainly what he’s done here in three starts is not lost on anyone” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Tony is doing a great job of controlling what he can control and making good on opportunities. Obviously Tony did everything he can do and that’s most important. I think we’ve got some difficult decisions obviously with Ross (Stripling) in the rotation, trying to get him untracked, with Alex (Wood) coming back at some point, with a taxed bullpen. There’s things we’ve got to discuss internally. We’ll do what’s best for all of us. But obviously looking out, whether it’s short term or longer term, Tony is certainly going to be a big part of this” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Tony is doing a great job of controlling what he can control and making good on opportunities. Obviously Tony did everything he can do and that’s most important. I think we’ve got some difficult decisions obviously with Ross (Stripling) in the rotation, trying to get him untracked, with Alex (Wood) coming back at some point, with a taxed bullpen. There’s things we’ve got to discuss internally. We’ll do what’s best for all of us. But obviously looking out, whether it’s short term or longer term, Tony is certainly going to be a big part of this” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 19, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that I came up in a day and age when unwritten rules were sort of abided to and were kind of universally accepted,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There are guys in this clubhouse who have done well in late spots. Sometimes you turn it up a tick more,” “The guys feed off one another when they continue to grind and put pressure on the reliever” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There are guys in this clubhouse who have done well in late spots. Sometimes you turn it up a tick more,” “The guys feed off one another when they continue to grind and put pressure on the reliever” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, August 18, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We don’t worry about the inexperience or the age,” “If we feel that they can perform at this level, they’ve earned it. We have no problem running them out there. And when you just surround them with people that support them, you have a really good chance of success” External link

dailynews Monday, August 17, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’re still going to manage (starting pitchers) responsibly in our opinion, to not kind of redline them, to continue to use the bullpen for matchups to keep those guys fresh as well,” “You’ve got them all built up to the 6 (innings) and 90 (pitches) threshold, which is a good floor” External link

dailynews Monday, August 17, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’re continuing to try to get people of color in this game, back in this game, to make this game as special and diverse as we possibly can,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 17, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It just wasn’t synced up initially in the season, which was understandable,” “During this win streak it seems like collectively all 28 players are playing as one” External link

dailynews Monday, August 17, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You never know what’s going to happen when a guy takes his first major-league at-bat,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 17, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I really think the stuff was good,” “Some calls could’ve gone either way. The command was good. You’re trying to navigate a great lineup over there. I really think the next (game), he’s really going to hit his stride” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 16, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I really think the stuff was good,” “Some calls could’ve gone either way. The command was good. You’re trying to navigate a great lineup over there. I really think the next (game), he’s really going to hit his stride” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 16, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Keibert’s done a fantastic job, everything we’ve asked of him, at the secondary site,” “He’s always been very good bat to ball. The left-handed swing, a little uphill; he’s been around the baseball. Contact, very good always. Our hitting guys really cleaned that up and got him to backspin the baseball” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 16, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There’s nothing that I’ve heard physically,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 16, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Will Smith ) : “Will hasn’t done anything moving around baseball-wise,” “He’s day to day but it’s certainly not out of the realm of possibility that (a move to the IL) could happen” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 15, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We haven’t decided on a day because things can happen,” “I don’t want to put him in a box because we might need his services. If we don’t have to call on him, he’ll certainly make a start next week” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 15, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "There's more guys in the 'pen," "Managers are matching up more, and there's a lot of big power arms in 'pens across the league. Managers have 10, 11 guys in the 'pen these days. I think that's probably a big part of it" External link

longbeachstar Friday, August 14, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We talked about performance certainly matters, and what he does for the rest of the rotation as far as giving potential off days which he’s done with his two starts,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I like it and I’ve always liked it,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Joe Kelly ) : “You’re certainly not going to get me to go to the extent that Joe went, apparently,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We talked about performance certainly matters, and what he does for the rest of the rotation as far as giving potential off days which he’s done with his two starts,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I like it and I’ve always liked it,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Joe Kelly ) : “You’re certainly not going to get me to go to the extent that Joe went, apparently,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 14, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That was a situational call that I made,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That was a situational call that I made,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I love the homers as much as everybody, but to manufacture is as fun as anything,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Tony has done everything he needed to do to earn another start,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “When you’re talking about one player and lineup construction, where he hits leadoff once a game, and the numbers to last year are very similar as far as production,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You talk about the leadoff hitter, the role, the spark, I absolutely understand that,” “But I think that you look up and down our lineup and there’s really not anyone swinging the bat considerably well. So just to have Mookie in the leadoff role I don’t think makes everybody in the order get hot. So I think that we’re still finding ways to push runs across. So, right now I like where we’re at” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It happens every year that a group of guys aren’t swinging the bat well,” “We have this conversation every year. Every manager does. I think the guys are handling it well. We just have to be more consistent about scoring consistently. Runs per game (5.0 through Tuesday’s loss) we’re at the top, near the top going into last night. So it’s just about going out there and continuing to take good at-bats” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There might be something to that,” “Whether the player admits it or not when you’re following up an MVP campaign, you certainly put expectations on yourself. But our messaging has been just go out there, compete, take good at-bats and help us win baseball games. But individually, I’m sure there is some element of ‘I want to do what I did last year’ and that’s natural” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “There’s many pitches that he’s not getting to this year that he should, and that he has, and that he will,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Extrapolating over the course of 162, I think 22 games for a relief pitcher, for me, is too aggressive,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It's going to be a slow progression,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It's going to be a slow progression,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Max Muncy ) : “Obviously having Muncy in there at times, he’s a traditional on-base guy and he’s just not swinging the bat well,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Certainly you talk about the leadoff hitter, the role, the spark — I absolutely understand that,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He came out of it feeling good,” “It’s just going to be a slow progression. I don’t know when he’s going to get on the field and take batting practice, take grounders at full speed. Then we’ll know more” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Right now we’re OK with the versatility we have to just stand pat,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think the hitting is down because they’re matching up more and there’s more power arms at managers’ disposal,” “The short answer is starters are not going as deep. There’s more guys in the ‘pen so managers are matching up more. There’s a lot of big power arms in ‘pens across the league. So I think getting to see guys the third time through — managers have 10, 11 guys in the pen these days. I think that’s probably a big part of it. And also I would assume typically pitchers start a little ahead of hitters and then they start to catch up” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Max Muncy ) : “Obviously having Muncy in there at times, he’s a traditional on-base guy and he’s just not swinging the bat well,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Certainly you talk about the leadoff hitter, the role, the spark — I absolutely understand that,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He came out of it feeling good,” “It’s just going to be a slow progression. I don’t know when he’s going to get on the field and take batting practice, take grounders at full speed. Then we’ll know more” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Right now we’re OK with the versatility we have to just stand pat,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think the hitting is down because they’re matching up more and there’s more power arms at managers’ disposal,” “The short answer is starters are not going as deep. There’s more guys in the ‘pen so managers are matching up more. There’s a lot of big power arms in ‘pens across the league. So I think getting to see guys the third time through — managers have 10, 11 guys in the pen these days. I think that’s probably a big part of it. And also I would assume typically pitchers start a little ahead of hitters and then they start to catch up” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "Fortunately, with the versatility we do have, it's not as imperative," External link

wsau Tuesday, August 11, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’s doing nothing but showing his value to our ballclub,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, August 11, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Those are situations where you need to put up a crooked number,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The bloodlines, and you see the skill set, the energy, the acumen, baseball acumen, the swagger, the confidence, all that stuff,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I don’t think it’s coincidence,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Thursday would be the next progression, and that would be a simulated game facing some hitters,” “This is the first part of the progression — doing the up-and-down bullpen and then the next thing would be that sim game” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Fortunately, with the versatility we do have, it’s not as imperative,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s kind of the same progression — treatment, no baseball activity,” “It’s going to be a day to day thing. We’re not considering the IL right now as far as the back date. We just want to see give it a few days and kind of reassess” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 10, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Yeah, Cueto really has feel for the change up and the deception with his delivery, command is really good,” “Gausman was 97, 98 (mph) pitch at the top of the zone. He’s got kind of a split change, but certainly different” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 10, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It’s kind of the same progression — treatment, no baseball activity,” “It’s going to be a day to day thing. We’re not considering the IL right now as far as the back date. We just want to see give it a few days and kind of reassess” External link

dailynews Monday, August 10, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I thought at times the stuff was really good; the fastball command at times was good,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Last night, there was less discomfort … I talked to him briefly after the game,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “Right now, we’ve got a day game (Sunday),” “I just felt it kind of lined up with Austin. You’ll see Will (Smith) catch Clayton as well” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’re going to make that decision soon,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He worked a little bit harder than he needed to,” “The Giants hitters battled, fouled pitches, foiled pitchers. Julio battled. He was a little too fine for me, wasn’t pounding the strike zone and getting ahead as much as we’d like” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 8, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He wasn’t in the clubhouse with his shower shoes on,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 8, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I like the way he’s still taking walks, and there’s still some slug in there,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 8, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I’m not a typical overreacter,” “I don’t want to change that” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 8, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "A lot of expectations, noise going into Houston, a team that's played us tough like Arizona in their place, to win three of four there, then a team that's on the come in San Diego and they gave us all we could handle," External link

longbeachstar Friday, August 7, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “First of all, there is no conspiracy theory with holding Gavin Lux down for any other reason aside from we don’t feel he’s ready right now,” “And we let Gavin know that. So that should be put to bed. I think that it was a short ramp up for Gavin and he wasn’t right mechanically. He knows that. We know that. He’s still getting there at ‘SC. He’s getting at-bats daily. It’s coming. I see video every single day. It’s still not there yet. But it’s getting considerably better” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “To potentially bring Gavin up for a day doesn’t make any sense at all,” “We’ve also told Gavin if there’s a situation like that with the taxi, he probably won’t be the guy and he won’t be here until he is a guy potentially playing every day. That’s kind of the thought behind it. So we’re happy that Gavin has continued to get better. He’s handling everything like a professional. All the reports are good, but we’re excited for Zach to get that day one of service” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That’s the hope. But I’m not certain,” “The hope is, yeah, to get him back in there (Friday). But if it doesn’t happen then we’ll adjust” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I couldn’t imagine a better pitch as far as on the filth meter,” “It was starting middle-in; I think it ended up six, eight inches in” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The swelling is dissipated some but not where we feel comfortable having him out there,” “Our hope is to get him back in there tomorrow” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The trolling report card, they probably get an ‘A’ — and I say that both ways,” External link

utsandiego Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think I can see them, but no touching,” External link

utsandiego Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That’s something we talked about last year,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He’s been doing a lot of plyo balls and strengthening his arm,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The swelling has dissipated some but it’s still not where we feel comfortable having him out there,” “The hope is to get him back in there tomorrow but we’ll see how it progresses” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “That was more of just to see where we were at,” “I think that once he gets treatment and gets it loosened up, we’ll kind of revisit that again” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I've watched film of them," External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I've watched film of them," External link

nampa Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ll see how he responds to treatment,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He just said it was a normal swing, an aggressive swing at a pitch that was up in the zone,” “He just felt that he kind of stung his finger a little bit and then it just started to swell” External link

dailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Summer Camp ) : “It’s not the same thing,” “In Summer Camp, that swing was on a pitch that was up as well. It was his wrist. And there’s been nothing made of that since. The other day it was his finger. So, two separate incidents, and he’s never had either before” External link

dailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “said it’s the best his arm has felt in weeks,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “We’ll see how he responds to treatment,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “He just said it was a normal swing, an aggressive swing at a pitch that was up in the zone,” “He just felt that he kind of stung his finger a little bit and then it just started to swell” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Summer Camp ) : “It’s not the same thing,” “In Summer Camp, that swing was on a pitch that was up as well. It was his wrist. And there’s been nothing made of that since. The other day it was his finger. So, two separate incidents, and he’s never had either before” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “said it’s the best his arm has felt in weeks,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think he hurt it during a swing,” “It swelled up during the game. We got him in there for another inning of defense. He’s day-to-day. We’ll know more once we get into San Diego” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 3, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "He's healthy, he's seeing the baseball well, he's using the big part of the field," External link

longbeachstar Sunday, August 2, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “It just speaks to the depth we have,” “We've got a lot of good players” External link

click2houston Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think it’s one of those things where it’s speeding up a little bit,” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 2, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “The contact rate is still good. The angle, the trajectory is not where you want it to be,” “He’s not punching (striking out). So I think for him – it’s just kind of there’s a combo of getting his mechanics synced up. I don’t think he looks completely comfortable. He’s still trying to figure some things out” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 2, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think in the initial summer camp, it was a little bit more drastic,” “I think that over the last five to seven days, he’s trying to go back to what he did last year. … Optically, it looks similar. But the production just doesn’t happen quite that easy. I do think that as he gets more comfortable with that stance and his swing, the mechanics, then it’ll kind of get back to more production” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 2, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Justin Turner ) : “I just had a conversation with Justin (Turner, the Dodgers’ player representative to the union) a little bit before this call and just kind of floated the idea that all of our guys should should wear a mask in the dugout when they’re not playing,” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 1, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Miami Marlins ) : “The Marlins situation is something that I don’t think anyone hoped for or expected. It’s not good for anyone,” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 1, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “I think that this is an unprecedented number for a pitcher,” External link

dailynews Friday, July 31, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “They’re really trying to get away from balls going at players,” External link

dailynews Friday, July 31, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm going to talk to the guys today briefly about leaving the bench. MLB is really serious about this, as well as they should be. I have to reiterate it to guys, at any cost, to stay on the bench," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "This is something that has built up over the course of seven months after the findings," "It sort of released. It was unfortunate, but to spin it, it's a good thing we got it out of the way and move on and play baseball" External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm going to talk to the guys today briefly about leaving the bench. MLB is really serious about this, as well as they should be. I have to reiterate it to guys, at any cost, to stay on the bench," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "This is something that has built up over the course of seven months after the findings," "It sort of released. It was unfortunate, but to spin it, it's a good thing we got it out of the way and move on and play baseball" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "I'm going to talk to the guys today briefly about leaving the bench. MLB is really serious about this, as well as they should be. I have to reiterate it to guys, at any cost, to stay on the bench," External link

japantoday Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : "This is something that has built up over the course of seven months after the findings," "It sort of released. It was unfortunate, but to spin it, it's a good thing we got it out of the way and move on and play baseball" External link

japantoday Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts claimed ( about Joe Kelly ) : “I assume that that’s Joe’s story to tell,” External link

haveeru Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:44:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said ( about Carlos Correa ) : “I really don’t think that there was intent behind that. I think that those guys took a little bit of offense and even the one to Correa, that was a breaking ball that just backed up,” “So, obviously, the expectations going into series — I think things were kind of escalated maybe a little, I don’t know, prematurely is the word. But that’s kind of what happened” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “You know, for me, even before the game, there was kind of a quiet focus, determination in the clubhouse. It was different,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts said : “First of all, I don’t think that we expected this season to be unscathed and for us to not have any roadblocks,” “I hope that this is the worst, as bad as it gets. Obviously, canceling or postponing games isn’t ideal. To the question of the integrity (of the season), I think right now I’m gonna withhold judgment until we know more as far as how things play out. But 60 is a small sample as it is. And when you start to get under that number, it changes, I think, a lot of people’s opinions” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts comentó : “En este momento, nos vamos a apegar al mismo programa y veremos cómo se siente” “Sé, de hablar con él, que se siente mejor físicamente. Cuando el cuerpo de entrenadores sienta que podamos incrementar la carga, lo haremos” External link

wsoctv Sunday, February 24, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Dave Roberts dijo : “No es algo que pasa a menudo que se desperdicia el salvamento cuando sale a lanzar. Solo quería sondear cómo estaba, si estaba bien de ánimo, y lo está” “Y es béisbol, cosas como esas pasan. Desde luego que está decepcionado, pero preparado para mañana” External link

diariolibre-en Friday, October 27, 2017 3:14:00 PM EAT

Dave Roberts dijo ( about Kenley Jansen ) : “Yo confío en Kenley con una ventaja de una carrera para el noveno” External link

diariolibre-en Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19:00 PM EAT



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