Joe Maddon

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Joe Maddon said : “Everything that he did this year, is just going to permit him to have even more confidence next year, so I wouldn’t ask him to do anything else,” “I would like to see him replicate it and add some more innings next year. That’s about it” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 4, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s a good way to wrap it up for the year, other than being able to participate a little bit longer,” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 4, 2021 4:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Just a fabulous, fabulous year and there is only one person who could replicate it and it’s him,” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 4, 2021 4:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “To pull that off would have been spectacular,” “Absolutely. And we had it in our grasp and we then we lost it” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think it’s it is good to see that,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “In my mind’s eye, that’s what we’re looking forward to,” “That’s what it’s supposed to look and feel like. And we have to work very hard to get to this point all year long” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s met all the expectations for me,” “I like what I’m seeing a lot … You’re seeing plus plus defense and speed. At the plate, I know you’re noticing the ball off the bat, how hard he hit the baseball to all fields. That’s going to just keep getting better” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s brutally frank, brutally honest,” “Both ways I mean. Either it’s complimentary or what they need to hear on, I guess, the negative side of things. There is no gray area. By the time anybody leaves that room, there is no gray. I’ll tell you that. It’s black and white. You get it. It’s beautiful. It’s absolutely beautiful” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s met all the expectations for me,” “I like what I’m seeing a lot … You’re seeing plus plus defense and speed. At the plate, I know you’re noticing the ball off the bat, how hard he hit the baseball to all fields. That’s going to just keep getting better” External link

dailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s brutally frank, brutally honest,” “Both ways I mean. Either it’s complimentary or what they need to hear on, I guess, the negative side of things. There is no gray area. By the time anybody leaves that room, there is no gray. I’ll tell you that. It’s black and white. You get it. It’s beautiful. It’s absolutely beautiful” External link

dailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Our guys got that opportunity to get to feel what it's like to go to the playoffs," "It definitely had that vibe (Friday)" External link

longbeachstar Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:11:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If he went five innings, 75 pitches, I think we would all enjoy that,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 2, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If he went five innings, 75 pitches, I think we would all enjoy that,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, October 2, 2021 9:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s definitely earned the right to come in and be part of the rotation,” “It’s pretty much his to lose” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s what it needs to look like,” “You’ve got to pitch better than good pitching. And they have an outstanding pitching staff” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If he went five innings, 75 pitches, I think we would all enjoy that,” External link

click2houston Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Just talking with him, he just felt it was the right time to shut 'er down, so that's what we're going to do," External link

longbeachstar Friday, October 1, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I haven't do-ne a full postmortem thing, but superficially, my gosh, what he's done has never been done before," "We've talked about it a thousand times. And to finish as strongly as he did in 130 innings, this could not have worked out any better" External link

longbeachstar Friday, October 1, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "This is the first year of a lot of groundbreaking stuff by him, and I think it's going to continue," "The guy is really driven. He takes care of himself perfectly, and he's going to keep getting better as he understands what people are trying to do to him" External link

longbeachstar Friday, October 1, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “This is the first year of a lot of ground-breaking stuff by him,” “I think it’s going to continue” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:27:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Bay Rays ) : "I try to avoid comparisons, but he looks very similar to when I had him in Tampa Bay," "There's no difference. The velocity is the same. When that split is on, it's devastating. He's competitive and he's a great athlete. I don't know what the future holds for him or what his intentions are, but what I saw the last two times, it's what I saw in the past" External link

longbeachstar Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:04:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound," External link

foxnews Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Going back to spring training when Perry was totally on board with him not having any kind of limitation, I think this could not have worked out any better" "I think 130 (innings) is a really nice number going into next year" External link

foxnews Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "If anybody misconstrues that as though he wants to leave, that’s trying to connect some dots that weren’t necessarily what he, not at all what he said," External link

foxnews Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Going back to spring training when Perry was totally on board with him not having any kind of limitation, I think this could not have worked out any better” “I think 130 (innings) is a really nice number going into next year” External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If anybody misconstrues that as though he wants to leave, that’s trying to connect some dots that weren’t necessarily what he, not at all what he said,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s as good as he looked right there,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was a pretty complete game on our part,” “Outstanding pitching. That’s as good as our bullpen can look right there. Nice team win” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

japantoday Thursday, September 30, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Going back to spring training when Perry was totally on board with him not having any kind of limitation, I think this could not have worked out any better” “I think 130 (innings) is a really nice number going into next year” External link

japantoday Thursday, September 30, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If anybody misconstrues that as though he wants to leave, that’s trying to connect some dots that weren’t necessarily what he, not at all what he said,” External link

japantoday Thursday, September 30, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon told : "Just talking with him, he just felt it was the right time to shut her down, so that's what we're going to do," External link

longbeachstar Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Everything he did this year, I think is just going to permit him to have more confidence next year," "I would obviously like to see him replicate it and add more innings next year. That's about it" External link

longbeachstar Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” “I think he’s exceeded expectations on the mound this year. Anybody that would have thought he would go 130 innings and put up those kind of numbers, strikeouts, the walks, ERA, everything that he’s done. I think that’s sufficient” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “What he’s done has never been done before,” “We’ve talked about that a thousand times. And then to finish as strongly as he did, at 130 innings. … This could not have worked out any better. I think 130 is a really nice number going into next year” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The hitting side of things, there’s still some things to chase right now which we’re all into,” “We’re hoping that he accomplishes those things. But it was right just to put the pitching down right now” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s such a respectful young man and I know he wants to get out there and show us where he’s at right now,” “And I think it’s the right thing to do” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

click2houston Thursday, September 30, 2021 2:50:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, September 30, 2021 2:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We all feel the same way, we all want to win,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:20:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Justin Upton ) : “If you wanted to speak in theoretical terms before the season begins, you would think that (Upton is best in the middle),” “But in reality, it’s turned out this way seems to be our best method right now. I’m in no hurry to get J-Up out of the leadoff spot” External link

dailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 8:32:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s one of those things the pitcher naturally reacts, and sometimes pitchers need to stay out of the way,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That should be shown for a while,” “That was more than unlikely. Unbelievable… That was one of the better double plays I’ve seen” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I did think about it, but I don’t want to mess with his mojo right now,” “It’s been fabulous. There’s been a lot of action at the bottom and he’s really taken care of it well” External link

dailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I didn’t want to mess with Fletch,” “He’s been going so well. It’s No. 9, but so many things are happening. He’s setting up the top guys on getting on in front of him. There’s still a lot of work to be done down there” External link

dailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The skill level has always been really good,” “I just think his focus overall has been first-rate. There’s just little things we’ve always talked about. Little mental mistakes that we wanted to see eradicated. Now he hasn’t been here that long, but so far so good” External link

dailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He is dangerous from line to line right now. In every part of his game, it cannot be better," External link

manilatimes Sunday, June 20, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He was going along wonderfully and lost his tempo when I had to get him (in the sixth inning)," "This is another wonderful outing to build off of. As he gets more chances down the road, he can go more deeply" External link

manilatimes Sunday, June 20, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s making it very difficult regarding decision-making, in a good way,” “Give him credit. I’ve always believed this was in him. Now he’s showing it. He’s taking advantage of the opportunity” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Somebody asked me today, ‘what does it mean to play like it’s 1985?’ There’s your answer,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s making it very difficult regarding decision-making, in a good way,” “Give him credit. I’ve always believed this was in him. Now he’s showing it. He’s taking advantage of the opportunity” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Somebody asked me today, ‘what does it mean to play like it’s 1985?’ There’s your answer,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I just don't function that way," "This is an opportunity for him to showcase even more. I believe he'll handle it properly. Nobody knows if someone will get hurt or if it affects performance afterward. It's all conjecture" External link

longbeachstar Saturday, June 19, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Nothing about him is difficult because the communication is so good,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I'm not as against that as others," "I just don't like it when it becomes never-ending. There's got to be a more finite way of doing it. It can be exhausting" External link

usaToday Friday, June 18, 2021 10:54:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "There's a method; there needs to be a grittiness about Angels teams," "That's how we made our mark -- playing the game properly, relentless execution of fundamentals. You know you're in for a hand-to-hand combat situation when you play against us. That's what I'm looking for. That's the vibe" External link

longbeachstar Friday, June 18, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s so wonderful to get back to some normalcy,” External link

dailynews Friday, June 18, 2021 7:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s a better path to the ball,” “If you remember what his problems were when he got too steep and was swinging totally uphill, they were beating him with elevated fastballs. They can’t do that anymore. He is able to cover” External link

dailynews Friday, June 18, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If you look at Shohei’s results, he’s done pretty well with him,” “I’m not worried about Stassi at all, but at this point, it’s worked out pretty well and I don’t want to run away from it. At some point, Stassi is going to have to catch him too” External link

dailynews Friday, June 18, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He's better than we thought or expected," "He went through a couple tests outside with the trainers. We expect him to be out a couple days, which is good news. I guess it was a mild strain of sorts. ... That's the initial report" External link

longbeachstar Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m not giving up on it,” “I’m not giving up on the concept. It just hasn’t played out that way yet. But I think overall, maybe some guys to this point have not performed at the level that we thought they would, but I think we’re starting to see that they are going in that direction” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “As an industry and moving forward and really trying to create the best version of our game that we can to make it interesting for us and for kids that may want to play in the future, I think it’s the right thing to do,” “It is really an unfair advantage. And that unfair advantage can also be defined in regards to games with greater resources possibly. I’m not talking about getting better sticky stuff, I’m talking about getting better players that then utilize enhancements like this that make them even better” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Better than we thought or expected,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He was right at 100 pitches,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “As an industry and moving forward and really trying to create the best version of our game that we can to make it interesting for us and for kids that may want to play in the future, I think it’s the right thing to do,” “It is really an unfair advantage. And that unfair advantage can also be defined in regards to games with greater resources possibly. I’m not talking about getting better sticky stuff, I’m talking about getting better players that then utilize enhancements like this that make them even better” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Better than we thought or expected,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m kind of pleased with it all,” “I don’t want to offend anybody on our team, absolutely not, but as an industry and moving forward and really trying to create the best version of our game that we possibly can to make it interesting for us and for young kids that may want to play in the future, I think it’s the right thing to do. It is really an unfair advantage” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think the more that’s attached to it, I want to believe, the less likely it’s going to occur,” “So if you really want to eradicate it, you’ve got to really dig down and do so” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m kind of pleased with it all,” “I don’t want to offend anybody on our team, absolutely not, but as an industry and moving forward and really trying to create the best version of our game that we possibly can to make it interesting for us and for young kids that may want to play in the future, I think it’s the right thing to do. It is really an unfair advantage” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think the more that’s attached to it, I want to believe, the less likely it’s going to occur,” “So if you really want to eradicate it, you’ve got to really dig down and do so” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s better than we had thought or expected,” “We expect him to be out just a couple days, which is great news” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “All the needles are pointing in the direction that he should be able to play when we get back home,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon told : "He went in for an examination, everything's coming along really well, the healing process is definitely occurring," External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I'm not as against that as others," "I just don't like it when it becomes never-ending. There's got to be a more finite way of doing it. It can be exhausting. But again, it's something where I would want to ask him how he felt about it. He will be honest. I don't think this is something you want to force him to do or not to do" External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "It would be kind of a stretch, I think, right now from what I’m hearing," "Who knows how things could change? But you just really want to make sure that this injury is healed properly. Just to push it to get him in the All-Star Game to me would not be wise" External link

foxnews Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Eventually soon he’ll be able to jog a little bit, but the baseball activities are still a little far away," External link

foxnews Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It would be kind of a stretch, I think, right now from what I’m hearing,” “Who knows how things could change? But you just really want to make sure that this injury is healed properly. Just to push it to get him in the All-Star Game to me would not be wise” External link

usaToday Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Eventually soon he’ll be able to jog a little bit, but the baseball activities are still a little far away,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Just be aggressive on defense and make sure everybody’s on the same page,” “Having the right guys out there being healthy matters too” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He's taking the opportunity and running with it," "For me, he's just more comfortable in his major league skin. Just the way he's going about his day, even when he's not pitching" External link

longbeachstar Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I think he's morphing into a better version of a major league pitcher just by handling the moment," "I think stuff-wise, he's the same, but it's a better application of his stuff" External link

longbeachstar Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Baseball has a cruel way of making its own decisions,” “Just play it out. You do like the depth. You do want people to do well. Something’s probably going to happen that you’re going to need him” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “One of my favorite signs of a really solid group is when you win in extra innings on the road,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Baseball has a cruel way of making its own decisions,” “Just play it out. You do like the depth. You do want people to do well. Something’s probably going to happen that you’re going to need him” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “One of my favorite signs of a really solid group is when you win in extra innings on the road,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t care how long you’ve played and how much you’ve accomplished, confidence can wane,” “When it takes a leave of absence, it’s tough. It’s all about confidence. I want to believe this game today can get him rolling. Those were crispy coming off his bat” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Pretty much a brilliant night for Shohei,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve only seen this guy hit,” “I’ve seen him actually be a good hitter. I’ve never seen a time where he wasn’t” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 12, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There was kind of lag in the swing, like a golf club where you kind of shallow the club,” “He was trying to lift everything. Now he’s way more direct to the ball” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 12, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve only seen this guy hit,” “I’ve seen him actually be a good hitter. I’ve never seen a time where he wasn’t” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:52:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There was kind of lag in the swing, like a golf club where you kind of shallow the club,” “He was trying to lift everything. Now he’s way more direct to the ball” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:52:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "There are a lot of little subplots coming together and making for this to be a pretty good moment right now," External link

longbeachstar Friday, June 11, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He really operated the curveball well today," "The curveball, I think, is a really good pitch, and it gives every hitter a different velocity and speed to be concerned with" External link

foxnews Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He really operated the curveball well today,” “The curveball, I think, is a really good pitch, and it gives every hitter a different velocity and speed to be concerned with” External link

eagletribune Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think they’re gaining more confidence in what they’re doing,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t think you’re going to see it coming anytime soon in a game,” “It’s just a rotational thing that helps them feel looser in the core and the trunk” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, June 10, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The back of the baseball card tells me that he will (improve),” “He’s not hurt. He had been hurt. I think he was really getting rolling and he just has not recaptured the form yet. But he’s well. He’s young. He’s really good. I believe he’s going to get hot, like the game owes us. It’s owed to us somehow. This guy’s too good to have that kind of a number. So we’ll stay with him, obviously. And I have a lot of faith in him” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, June 10, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "There's a lot of offense in there," External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That's the farthest ball I've ever seen hit here,” “I've never seen one hit there before. ... It has an impact on that pitcher, I promise you. That kid is pretty good, and we roughed him up early” External link

japantoday Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That's the farthest ball I've ever seen hit here,” “I've never seen one hit there before. ... It has an impact on that pitcher, I promise you. That kid is pretty good, and we roughed him up early” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His ball has a lot of jump,” “There are a lot of pitchers with that kid of fastball, velocity-wise but he has this extra thing at the plate… He’s an unusual pitcher in today’s game because the number doesn’t register that high, but the characteristics are that good” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It has an impact on that pitcher, I promise you,” “That kid is pretty good and we roughed him up early. It can take confidence away from him. You want to score first and throw the first punch and we did” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There are so many nice things that occurred tonight,” “That’s the formulaic game that you’re looking for” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Phil Gosselin ) : “Gosselin does do well against lefties,” “That’s a big part of the reason that he’s here” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The big thing is to keep his strike zone organized,” “He can hit them. There’s no doubt in my mind” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think if we keep him really fresh, he can sustain these numbers, and conversely if we run him into the ground, it could go away,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That was the kind of vintage stuff that we had seen from him last year,” “There was an adjustment made. It’s nothing significant. You would never even be able to pick it up. But with these guys, you’re talking about guys that are really good at what they do, major league players. The adjustments are normally minuscule” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Dylan Bundy ) : “There was a lot of hard contact,” “He did not seem comfortable… He didn’t lose his composure. He didn’t lose his confidence. He just kept getting better. I believe the latter part of today’s game is the Dylan Bundy game we’ve been used to and we will expect in the future. I believe it’s a really good game for him to build off” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You don’t want to all of the sudden have a three-run homer where you shrink the lead to the point where now you really have to stress out your bullpen,” “I wanted to be a little proactive there and Chris did a great job” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s why I popped him up there in the 5 hole,” “There’s a lot of offense in there. I think he’s becoming a more knowledgable hitter. He’s understanding himself better. And you see that power to right-center. That’s impressive” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His timeline should be pretty positive or aggressive,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I liked the guy so much,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you play there, it’s different as a pitcher, not just the way the ball carries but the way your pitches break and react,” “I’ve heard good things… If you’re pitching in Salt Lake City, you definitely love to get to sea level” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His timeline should be pretty positive or aggressive,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I liked the guy so much,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you play there, it’s different as a pitcher, not just the way the ball carries but the way your pitches break and react,” “I’ve heard good things… If you’re pitching in Salt Lake City, you definitely love to get to sea level” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s times when you could just tell us something was awry,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 7, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’ve been digging a little bit,” “So we’ll see. You know, you always think you (found something). Then you’ve got to get the guy out there and see if it actually translates. But it was something legit. So we’ll see how it plays out” External link

dailynews Monday, June 7, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That has nothing to do with what’s going to happen tomorrow,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 7, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His fastball command and his changeup were really good,” “Then he started dropping in sliders later. I think he had everything going on. … He kept getting better as that game concluded” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 7, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s morphing or changing into a better version of a major league starter, just by how he’s handling the moment,” “Stuff wise is the same, but a better application of the stuff” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 7, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "When you’re down a grand slam it takes the air out of the balloon, but it didn’t feel that way," "There was a strong sense we could do it and we did" External link

foxnews Sunday, June 6, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Justin Upton ) : "I've had power guys in the past struggle, and most of the time, they get moved down in the batting order, but with a guy of (Upton's) pedigree, I wanted to move him up and give him a different mindset to work with," "He's looking more to the middle of the field and trying to get on base. He's trying to hit singles, but he knows his power is there and he's shown that, too. Just a different seat on the deck and a different way to look at things" External link

longbeachstar Sunday, June 6, 2021 4:44:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you’re down a grand slam it takes the air out of the balloon, but it didn’t feel that way,” “There was a strong sense we could do it and we did” External link

kiro7 Sunday, June 6, 2021 10:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you’re down a grand slam it takes the air out of the balloon, but it didn’t feel that way,” “There was a strong sense we could do it and we did” External link

eagletribune Sunday, June 6, 2021 9:46:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The big thing for me is to get his strike zone back,” “Once he does that, I think he’ll take off again. That’s a big part of the equation” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve definitely been aware we’ve been beaten a lot in front of us,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m excited when he walks up to start the game for us,” “Certain guys can make an impact real fast. He’s thinking really good. He’s real clear. I know he likes the idea of leading this team” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The big thing for me is to get his strike zone back,” “Once he does that, I think he’ll take off again. That’s a big part of the equation” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve definitely been aware we’ve been beaten a lot in front of us,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m excited when he walks up to start the game for us,” “Certain guys can make an impact real fast. He’s thinking really good. He’s real clear. I know he likes the idea of leading this team” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I like it when he’s aggressive,” “Early in the season, they were just beating up on him. He’s trying to get on base, and he’s in a bad count almost every at-bat it seemed. I think being in the No. 9 hole, it gives him more flexibility to do or try different things” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He definitely needs a different version of launch angle,” “He was just doing some work out here and the ball was definitely more on a line. I think that’s where he needs to stay” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Right now I’m just liking it,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His (peripheral) numbers are good, the velocity and the breaking ball,” “I want to believe there’s a nice little run coming out of him very soon” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I like it when he’s aggressive,” “Early in the season, they were just beating up on him. He’s trying to get on base, and he’s in a bad count almost every at-bat it seemed. I think being in the No. 9 hole, it gives him more flexibility to do or try different things” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He definitely needs a different version of launch angle,” “He was just doing some work out here and the ball was definitely more on a line. I think that’s where he needs to stay” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Right now I’m just liking it,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His (peripheral) numbers are good, the velocity and the breaking ball,” “I want to believe there’s a nice little run coming out of him very soon” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "When you have a normal bench with three to four extra guys, rock and roll, it's easy, but when it's two or three guys, it becomes more problematic," External link

longbeachstar Friday, June 4, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "When you have a normal bench with three to four extra guys, rock and roll, it's easy, but when it's two or three guys, it becomes more problematic," External link

irishsun Friday, June 4, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t think he had one reliable pitch tonight,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 4, 2021 9:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought from an offensive perspective we just came out of our zones,” “I think we aided (Sheffield) a bit. We got the good lead, then we gave it right back up. There is such a thing as momentum and they recaptured it” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 4, 2021 9:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you have a level playing field, then better baseball wins,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 4, 2021 8:04:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you have a level playing field, then better baseball wins,” External link

dailynews Friday, June 4, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Matty hasn’t said said anything negative to me,” “None of the pitchers have come and spoken to me. I think everyone kind of likes it” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:06:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "We started 0-2 against two good teams and end up at 3-3 on a very difficult road trip, you've got to give our guys a lot of credit and our coaches a lot of credit for that," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "it just got to the point where we weren’t sure," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He’s feeling really pretty good about himself right now. He’s back, it’s the normal Stass," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I think it's mental adhesion in the fact that it's off that he probably is going to feel a little bit better about himself being more able to move around freely and that's kind of the first step," "Believe me, he's motivated to get back" External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "We're looking to get him back relatively quick. He's on the verge of getting back up here," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The moral of the story is you started 0-2 against two good teams and ended up 3-3 on a very difficult road trip,” “You’ve got to give our guys a lot of credit and our coaches a lot of credit for that. That was pretty impressive” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “it just got to the point where we weren’t sure,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s feeling really pretty good about himself right now. He’s back, it’s the normal Stass,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think it's mental adhesion in the fact that it's off that he probably is going to feel a little bit better about himself being more able to move around freely and that's kind of the first step,” “Believe me, he's motivated to get back” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We're looking to get him back relatively quick. He's on the verge of getting back up here,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “My intention is not to go home at the end of the season and watch other teams in the playoffs,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think (Stassi was missed) a lot actually,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "That's what we're thinking it is but we want to make sure. He was feeling it that last inning out there and of course the velocity was coming down," "When he says he's hurt, he's hurt" External link

foxnews Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When he says he’s hurt, he’s hurt,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:23:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s thrown the ball really well,” “I think he’s ready for an opportunity like that” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:23:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t know that that getting them out there more often is going to be the answer,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:23:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When he says he’s hurt, he’s hurt,” External link

dailynews Monday, May 31, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s thrown the ball really well,” “I think he’s ready for an opportunity like that” External link

dailynews Monday, May 31, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t know that that getting them out there more often is going to be the answer,” External link

dailynews Monday, May 31, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "The guy's got three well-above-average pitches, and now it's just starting to come together for him," "Now he knows where it's going and that's the difference. I've seen it before. He can stay like this for a while" External link

longbeachstar Monday, May 31, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I just want him to keep doing what he’s doing and then try to make a decision later,” “I think J-Up has done a nice job there. He’s responded well. So I don’t think it’s time to mess with it, but I probably will at some point” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 31, 2021 5:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “To me he’s the star of the game,” “I know we had the lead at that point with a lot of game left, and he settled the whole thing down and permitted us to use the bullpen how we wanted to. Give him a lot of credit” External link

eagletribune Monday, May 31, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Any of them who hasn't shown well to this point will," "We've just got to continue to show faith and support in them. If they feel our support, they're going to pitch well. If they don't, then they're not. I think it's really as simple as that" External link

longbeachstar Sunday, May 30, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He wasn’t actually as sore as normal. Maybe tomorrow he might be sorer. He was OK. That always amazes,” “To pitch whatever he did, how many pitches he threw yesterday, almost 100, and with the velocity he has and the split that he had. To say that he felt really good today is kind of phenomenal. You see the way he swung the bat, you see the stolen base, just a different animal, man, it’s fun to work with him” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, May 30, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everything he did was first-rate,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, May 30, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s a great cheerleader. After we win he’s in the line all the time,” “He attends the meetings, he’s doing everything right. Our goal is to stay in the hunt somehow until he returns. Believe me, a lot of time spent mentally trying to understand how we maintain with this group here and Houston and a lot of the good teams that we’re going to be playing” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, May 30, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everything he did was first-rate,” “You could see his demeanor and calmness when things got hairy a couple times. It was a great game to build off” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I have a lot of confidence in our rotation,” “I like them. They are good. Any of them that hasn’t shown well to this point will. We have to continue to show faith and support. If they feel our support they will pitch well. I really anticipate it to keep getting better and better” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was really good energy today after a tough loss last night,” “I love the way our guys responded. That’s what we’re looking for” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everything he did was first-rate,” “You could see his demeanor and calmness when things got hairy a couple times. It was a great game to build off” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I have a lot of confidence in our rotation,” “I like them. They are good. Any of them that hasn’t shown well to this point will. We have to continue to show faith and support. If they feel our support they will pitch well. I really anticipate it to keep getting better and better” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was really good energy today after a tough loss last night,” “I love the way our guys responded. That’s what we’re looking for” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If you just show up on a particular day, he might not impress you with a particular tool or skill,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 29, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m just watching the engagement mentally from J-Up,” “That’s really what I’ve been watching. There’s definitely an attraction here for him. And I think we’re getting some really good at-bats. And he’s there to lead, not lead off, but to lead. I kind of like what he’s doing. So I don’t want to just run away from it yet” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 29, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Shohei showed you the brilliance of his athleticism,” “To do what he’s done offensively already, and I guess his ERA (2.72) is in pretty good shape too. And the variety of different ways he can maneuver a batting order. You just don’t see that very often. It’s impressive to watch from the side. I am focusing more on the nuance of what he’s doing and it’s pretty spectacular” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 29, 2021 8:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think he showed tonight he pitched pretty well just by pitching,” “I don’t know if that’s how we’re going to do it future-wise. I don’t think because he did so well that’s going to shut the door in any way on him doing both things in the same game. I just think he feels pretty good on how he threw the ball tonight” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 29, 2021 8:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon claimed : "There was an issue with the transfer on the BART" External link

foxnews Friday, May 28, 2021 10:45:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Shohei's pretty much regimented to get everything going about 4 o'clock for his start," External link

longbeachstar Friday, May 28, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Really good, right? I thought he was outstanding. Short notice," "That was a great outing to build off of" External link

foxnews Friday, May 28, 2021 12:59:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "It was just a transportation issue more than anything," External link

yahoo-au Friday, May 28, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "For us, Shohei's most comfortable, he's pretty much regimented to get everything going about 4 o'clock for his start," "It exceeded that by maybe an hour, so we started calling the audible at that point to not pitch him tonight. And if we're not going to pitch him, we're going to DH him" External link

yahoo-au Friday, May 28, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "It was just a transportation issue more than anything," External link

afp-en Friday, May 28, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "For us, Shohei's most comfortable, he's pretty much regimented to get everything going about 4 o'clock for his start," "It exceeded that by maybe an hour, so we started calling the audible at that point to not pitch him tonight. And if we're not going to pitch him, we're going to DH him" External link

afp-en Friday, May 28, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s one of those things that happens,” “There’s nothing you can do about it. It’s called life. We have to make the adjustment” External link

dailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Knowing Shohei’s routine, we figured at that point as it kept getting later and later not to push him on it,” “It’s just much easier for him to get ready to DH today” External link

dailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I like a three-man bench minimum if he does both,” “And four-man bench makes it relatively easy” External link

dailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s one of those things that happens,” “There’s nothing you can do about it. It’s called life. We have to make the adjustment” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Knowing Shohei’s routine, we figured at that point as it kept getting later and later not to push him on it,” “It’s just much easier for him to get ready to DH today” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I like a three-man bench minimum if he does both,” “And four-man bench makes it relatively easy” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon observed : "We have to get the pitching to settle down," External link

longbeachstar Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’ve had to battle baseball adversity, like every other team has. I’m really pleased and proud of the group,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, May 27, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Regardless of how we won it, we won it, and I want to take that as a positive,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Tony Watson ) : “Obviously it’s difficult because these are guys we are really counting on and feel really good about,” “Having said that, I believe they’ll be fine the next couple games. Tony has been outstanding and so has Mayers over the last year. These are our guys. It was a tough day. We won the game. Iglesias picked everybody up” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We have to get the pitching to settle down,” “We have to win 2-1, 3-1, 4-3 to get where we want to go” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’d go out in the outfield and run stuff down, and it’s just like you’d imagine,” “It’s all there. This guy can be a first-rate outfielder too. There’s no doubt” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t want to put some kind of teflon over him,” “I want him to play. Of course, limit risk-taking, but the whole game is risk. Every time he pitches, there could be a line drive back up the middle. There are so many potential risk moments that it’s hard to justify because he’s doing something different to all of the sudden become cautious” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s not only one of the better receivers, but also the bat,” “You can’t discount the bat, what he did last year, and what we believe he’s very capable of doing again. All of the sudden the power pops up and the score changes” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Every swing (Ohtani) takes right now looks like he can do that,” “He’s also accepting some walks, which I think is benefitting him. Every swing he takes it looks like the ball is going to be hit …. over 100 mph or better. It’s fascinating. He’s that strong. He’s that focused. And it’s not surprising us from the bench” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He actually came to me about it, told me how interested he was in doing it,” “I hadn’t even thought about it to that point, honestly. I texted (Team USA manager Mike Scioscia) quickly and let him know Jon Jay was interested. That’s the last conversation we had about it” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I just wanted him to come to the ballpark a little more slowly (Sunday) and if we need you we’ll use you, otherwise not,” “He’s going to have a busy week this week so I thought it would be the right thing to do” External link

eagletribune Monday, May 24, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I just wanted him to come to the ballpark a little more slowly (Sunday) and if we need you we’ll use you, otherwise not,” “He’s going to have a busy week this week so I thought it would be the right thing to do” External link

dailyjournal Monday, May 24, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The reports are that he’s doing really well,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s so much think about when you engage in this position, and good catchers make it look second nature,” “Until it is, you’re constantly thinking and really dissecting and digesting the game plan. There are all these different things that get thrown at you that make it a little more difficult. There’s no timeframe, but yes, go ahead Matty. Go ahead and become a big-league catcher” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I know he’s making some progress, but we still think he has things to work on,” “It’s one of those things you just have to wait. You don’t want to force somebody into a role here because you feel there’s a need” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “My only advice is to try to get on base, set the table, use the middle of the field and have a good time with it,” “Just go out there and play some baseball. If you get J-Up going, that would be huge for us” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The reports are that he’s doing really well,” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s so much think about when you engage in this position, and good catchers make it look second nature,” “Until it is, you’re constantly thinking and really dissecting and digesting the game plan. There are all these different things that get thrown at you that make it a little more difficult. There’s no timeframe, but yes, go ahead Matty. Go ahead and become a big-league catcher” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I know he’s making some progress, but we still think he has things to work on,” “It’s one of those things you just have to wait. You don’t want to force somebody into a role here because you feel there’s a need” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “My only advice is to try to get on base, set the table, use the middle of the field and have a good time with it,” “Just go out there and play some baseball. If you get J-Up going, that would be huge for us” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I can’t fault their work and their energy,” “I am watching it. I see it. There’s no fault there” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about error ) : “When you’re not winning games you kind of have in hand, there’s normally a snowball effect with that,” “We can’t afford (to lose those). We have to win the games that we’re supposed to win. Our margins for error are really minimal. We’re not going to hit ourselves through a couple bad plays nor to this point have we been able to pitch through some bad moments” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Other than the velocity on the gun, he really hasn’t complained about anything,” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m going to look to give another day in there somewhere, to really start being a little bit more proactive,” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s going through baseball activities and they’re going to start pushing him a little bit more,” “He was very optimistic and upbeat. Better than several days ago. We’ll see how he comes out of the activities and then make any evaluation” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We got our bell rung all the time,” “You saw those little white dots all over the place, but you never thought anything of it. But now, justifiably and rightfully, it’s been dealt with in a different way. Now we know a lot more” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He has this period like you’re seeing: good swing, foul ball straight back, good swing, foul ball straight back,” “He’s working good at-bats. He’s not chasing, which I love. That to me tells me his strike zone is in order. All those foul balls going back, you’re going to start see going the other way. He just seems to find his groove, and then he might hit .400 for three or four weeks” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’ve given up a lot of runs late when we have leads. That’s the most frustrating way to lose for a team when you fight and then it goes wrong,” “You have to keep moving it forward. We did keep fighting back for us to get where we want to be we have to keep holding leads” External link

eagletribune Saturday, May 22, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s the most frustrating way to lose for a team, when you fight, fight, fight to come back and it goes wrong,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Jose Quintana ) : “were pretty rested coming into it,” “They all were in good shape for tonight. What (Quintana) did permitted us to do what we wanted to do. It just didn’t work out” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “For us as a baseball team,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 22, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He worked out (Friday) and in his words, he hasn’t thrown the ball that well in a bullpen session in a long time,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 22, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I didn’t realize it was that bleak,” “They did throw well toward the end of the game. Berrios is one of the better young pitchers in the game” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I didn’t want to press it at that point,” “I looked at it. It’s one of those things we’re going to have to watch closely. A different part of the year and different set of circumstances, he might have gone at least one more. He finished really strong. But with a fresh bullpen and a seven-inning game, it didn’t make sense (to leave him in)” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought he kept getting better,” “He hit 94 in his last inning. He had a really good split and he dumped in some nice curveballs” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought he kept getting better,” “I love it when his curveball is active. A different part of the year, different circumstances, he might have gone at least another inning. But with a really fresh bullpen in a seven-inning game, it didn’t make sense” External link

ChinaPost Friday, May 21, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I didn’t want to press it at that point,” “I looked at it. It’s one of those things we’re going to have to watch closely. A different part of the year and different set of circumstances, he might have kept going, but with a really fresh bullpen in a seven-inning game, it didn’t make sense (to leave him in)” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought he kept getting better,” “He hit 94 in his last inning. He had a really good split and he dumped in some nice curve balls” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t want to overreach because his velocity wasn’t his normal velocity,” “That happens to a lot of pitchers at different times of the year. I’m not just going to go off one outing that his fastball wasn’t what we thought it would be, so I want to continue with the same program” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He described feeling the same way in Houston, when he had a really good day,” “Let’s just get him back out there the next time. I’ll see what it looks like. For me, I want to continue along that same path. I don’t like to overreact to one brief moment” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think overall he’s proven this year, given the opportunity to do two things, that you should listen to him,” “Between what he’s doing at the plate and on the mound, I don’t see any real reason to interfere” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I would imagine he’s going to play this weekend, every game,” “But if he has any indicators of being fatigued, of course we would call an audible” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I know he’s doing really well,” “I don’t think he’s far off” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t want to overreach because his velocity wasn’t his normal velocity,” “That happens to a lot of pitchers at different times of the year. I’m not just going to go off one outing that his fastball wasn’t what we thought it would be, so I want to continue with the same program” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He described feeling the same way in Houston, when he had a really good day,” “Let’s just get him back out there the next time. I’ll see what it looks like. For me, I want to continue along that same path. I don’t like to overreact to one brief moment” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think overall he’s proven this year, given the opportunity to do two things, that you should listen to him,” “Between what he’s doing at the plate and on the mound, I don’t see any real reason to interfere” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I would imagine he’s going to play this weekend, every game,” “But if he has any indicators of being fatigued, of course we would call an audible” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I know he’s doing really well,” “I don’t think he’s far off” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "There's definitely enough runs to be had, if in fact we pitch to that level and catch the ball," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can see the velocity and when that happens, coaches and the manager and trainers start looking in the face, for any wincing,” “Is he holding back? Is there any pain? We couldn’t see anything different. … He came in the dugout. He was very confident and very upbeat. There weren’t any indicators other than the gun on the scoreboard” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s the thing about Cleveland; they’re in good position because they pitch really well,” “Their bullpen is stocked with a lot of good arms, and that’s how they beat us, with their pitching to win two one-run games” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can see the velocity and when that happens, coaches and the manager and trainers start looking in the face, for any wincing,” “Is he holding back? Is there any pain? We couldn’t see anything different. … He came in the dugout. He was very confident and very upbeat. There weren’t any indicators other than the gun on the scoreboard” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s the thing about Cleveland; they’re in good position because they pitch really well,” “Their bullpen is stocked with a lot of good arms, and that’s how they beat us, with their pitching to win two one-run games” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Larry Bowa ) : “As soon as we acquired him, Larry Bowa called me immediately and gave me a great account,” “He talked about his bat and how good of a hitter he was” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He hits the ball hard and it has a different sound when he hits it,” “He is very talented in the batter’s box” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s thrown plenty in between,” “He feels a lot better. The finger feels a lot better. It’s just one of those things we’re going to have to watch” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t know the dates yet, but he’s really close, and he’s feeling pretty good,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve been around before with the loss of good players and they have come back at the right time and things worked out really well,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We have to tighten up with the pitching,” “Regardless of who we have missing, if we go out and pitch at a high level we can take care of things. That’s where our success lies. If we pitch, we win” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We were all surprised that ball was a pseudo-home run off that wall,” “Love to do something about that (yellow stripe). It was a surprise to him. (Claudio) is such a professional and such a great teammate, I wanted to make sure that he understood to me that was just a pop-up to right, and just really try to move on from it because we really need him” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We got caught napping right there,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Mike Trout ) : “None of us like the idea that Mike is unable to play but you have to move forward quickly. I was really pleased that we were able to fight back,” “No lament. This was an interesting night. We lost the game but I liked what I saw” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:30:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We were on a standing eight count and it helped get us back on our feet. That ball was properly struck and got us going back in the right direction,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:30:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve been around before with the loss of good players and they have come back at the right time and things worked out really well,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We have to tighten up with the pitching,” “Regardless of who we have missing, if we go out and pitch at a high level we can take care of things. That’s where our success lies. If we pitch, we win” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I saw nothing. I looked up and he was limping to the third base bag," External link

upi Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Maybe we should not have expected that much,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 18, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I saw nothing. I looked up and he was limping to the third base bag," "It was kind of innocuous and I had no idea why. It was hurting him pretty good" External link

foxnews Tuesday, May 18, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He might have been looking for it. He is covering the whole zone and doing interesting things at the plate," "Just keep watching, it is pretty interesting to watch" External link

foxnews Tuesday, May 18, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I saw nothing. I looked up and he was limping to the third base bag,” “It was kind of innocuous and I had no idea why. It was hurting him pretty good” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, May 18, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I saw nothing. I looked up and he was limping to the third base bag,” “It was kind of innocuous and I had no idea why. It was hurting him pretty good” External link

japantoday Tuesday, May 18, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He might have been looking for it. He is covering the whole zone and doing interesting things at the plate,” “Just keep watching, it is pretty interesting to watch” External link

japantoday Tuesday, May 18, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I really don’t have (a response)," External link

foxnews Tuesday, May 18, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon told : “His full complement of talents were on display tonight,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, May 18, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It's just like a car wreck,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, May 16, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everybody looks like they’re throwing the ball as well as they can. We’ve just got to get the results. We haven’t had those,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’re going to move him him back. We haven’t decided to where. No blisters, no nothing. It’s just being proactive,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’d have signed up for seven innings and 90 pitches 100 percent of the time,” “There was no reason to (leave him in) at all” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m hearing that everything we talked about, everything we’re trying to get him to, to focus on he has,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The bat is playing really big and he’s making a lot of wonderful adjustments on defense,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t anticipate it to be much longer than a normal stay (on the injured list),” “When his command’s off a little bit like it has been, there’s got to be a reason” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s one of those situations where it could have been done differently had it happened in spring training, or even last offseason,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m hearing that everything we talked about, everything we’re trying to get him to, to focus on he has,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The bat is playing really big and he’s making a lot of wonderful adjustments on defense,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t anticipate it to be much longer than a normal stay (on the injured list),” “When his command’s off a little bit like it has been, there’s got to be a reason” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s one of those situations where it could have been done differently had it happened in spring training, or even last offseason,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:03:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You don’t want to run either one into the ground, but I think when they’re out there, with the familiarity of the whole situation, they get better tempo, better rhythm,” “I’m not afraid to use these guys. I’m not talking about running them into the ground, but they perform better when their arms are moving” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “What he did in the field was spectacular,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s a couple days in a row,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You don’t want to run either one into the ground, but I think when they’re out there, with the familiarity of the whole situation, they get better tempo, better rhythm,” “I’m not afraid to use these guys. I’m not talking about running them into the ground, but they perform better when their arms are moving” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “What he did in the field was spectacular,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s a couple days in a row,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You don’t want to run either one into the ground, but I think when they’re out there, with the familiarity of the whole situation, they get better tempo, better rhythm,” “I’m not afraid to use these guys. I’m not talking about running them into the ground, but they perform better when their arms are moving” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “What he did in the field was spectacular,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s a couple days in a row,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “One of the things we wanted to get him beyond was just that he would just take, take, take and get in bad counts by being almost too selective,” “So I think right now his method of selectivity is more appropriate” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think it’s a pivotal day to try to make an assessment or judgment on when it’s gonna happen,” “He’s very optimistic. He’s feeling really good” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “One of the things we wanted to get him beyond was just that he would just take, take, take and get in bad counts by being almost too selective,” “So I think right now his method of selectivity is more appropriate” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think it’s a pivotal day to try to make an assessment or judgment on when it’s gonna happen,” “He’s very optimistic. He’s feeling really good” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

japantoday Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, May 10, 2021 11:51:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 10, 2021 11:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

independent-UK Monday, May 10, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

seattlepi Monday, May 10, 2021 10:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

680news Monday, May 10, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Momentum is very tenuous. We have to pitch well to win,” “So if we pitch well tomorrow, we have a chance to maintain momentum. And if we don’t, it’s going to be difficult” External link

usaToday Monday, May 10, 2021 6:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s one of those iffy things,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 10, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s one of those iffy things,” External link

dailynews Monday, May 10, 2021 4:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Momentum is very tenuous. We have to pitch well to win,” “So if we pitch well tomorrow, we have a chance to maintain momentum. And if we don’t, it’s going to be difficult” External link

eagletribune Monday, May 10, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can feel the momentum even thought the television screen,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can feel momentum, even through a television screen,” “Really wonderful, the at-bats, moving the conga line. No quit. ... That's kind of a bonding moment, in a sense. Really proud of the boys” External link

seattlepi Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can feel momentum, even through a television screen,” “Really wonderful, the at-bats, moving the conga line. No quit. ... That's kind of a bonding moment, in a sense. Really proud of the boys” External link

eagletribune Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can feel the momentum even thought the television screen,” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 9, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I just think overall command has gotten better with the fastball,” “He actually placed it pretty good yesterday. His strike throwing was a lot better. His changeup is always good, it seems. I love his slider too. Velocity, I thought, was up, but more than anything, I think the delivery is at the point where he’s able to throw strikes more consistently. And as he does that, he can become very effective because the mix is outstanding” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Right now, with everybody being well, I’m good with waiting (for Sandoval to start),” “He’s definitely going to be a starter at some point. But he’s doing some really good work right now. And we’re just gonna leave it there for the moment” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t think that’s out of the question, but we’ll see as the week progresses,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “How about it’s ‘the Angels’ Room?’ You always hear about individuals running the show, as opposed to the name on the front of the shirt,” “I think if you talk to Michael he would like it to be the Angels’ Room – really establish our method moving forward and get this organization rolling in the right direction, not only this year but the years to come” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s nice obviously. … It’s almost like a complete game when your bullpen doesn’t move around that much,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 8, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s a responsibility among the players (who have been waiting for opportunities), and now it’s up to them to take advantage of this opportunity,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 8, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s a responsibility among the players (who have been waiting for opportunities), and now it’s up to them to take advantage of this opportunity,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 8, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “How about it’s ‘the Angels’ Room?’ You always hear about individuals running the show, as opposed to the name on the front of the shirt,” “I think if you talk to Michael he would like it to be the Angels’ Room – really establish our method moving forward and get this organization rolling in the right direction, not only this year but the years to come” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He wants to play, and he wants to be in the field,” “Hopefully he’s going to get that opportunity somewhere else, and believe me, we’re all going to be rooting for him” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 7, 2021 2:21:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s kind of when you get hit in the mouth a little bit, you gotta get yourself back up,” “We have to finish games off. We have to get add-on runs. The margins are so small. It’s no longer a razor-thin margin between winning and losing. It’s laser thin, and we have to get on the right side of it” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 7, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He wants to play, and he wants to be in the field,” “Hopefully he’s going to get that opportunity somewhere else, and believe me, we’re all going to be rooting for him” External link

eagletribune Friday, May 7, 2021 10:48:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He wants to play, and he wants to be in the field," "Hopefully he's going to get that opportunity somewhere else, and believe me, we're all going to be rooting for him" External link

arkansasonline Friday, May 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He came to the ballpark with the same zeal on a daily basis," External link

arkansasonline Friday, May 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He wants to play, and he wants to be in the field,” “Hopefully he’s going to get that opportunity somewhere else, and believe me, we’re all going to be rooting for him” External link

dailyjournal Friday, May 7, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s kind of when you get hit in the mouth a little bit, you gotta get yourself back up,” “We have to finish games off. We have to get add-on runs. The margins are so small. It’s no longer a razor-thin margin between winning and losing. It’s laser thin, and we have to get on the right side of it” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 7, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He wants to play, and he wants to be in the field,” “Hopefully he’s going to get that opportunity somewhere else, and believe me, we’re all going to be rooting for him” External link

click2houston Friday, May 7, 2021 5:50:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The medical side doesn’t feel it’s anything severe, but it’s definitely something we’ve got to get on right now,” “So we have to back off him a little bit” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 7, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The medical side doesn’t feel it’s anything severe, but it’s definitely something we’ve got to get on right now,” “So we have to back off him a little bit” External link

dailynews Friday, May 7, 2021 5:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He wants to play, and he wants to be in the field,” “Hopefully he’s going to get that opportunity somewhere else, and believe me, we’re all going to be rooting for him” External link

ChinaPost Friday, May 7, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He came to the ballpark with the same zeal on a daily basis,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, May 7, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He wants to play, and he wants to be in the field,” “Hopefully he’s going to get that opportunity somewhere else, and believe me, we’re all going to be rooting for him” External link

eagletribune Friday, May 7, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He came to the ballpark with the same zeal on a daily basis,” External link

eagletribune Friday, May 7, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He wants to play, and he wants to be in the field,” “Hopefully he’s going to get that opportunity somewhere else, and believe me, we’re all going to be rooting for him” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 7, 2021 3:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He came to the ballpark with the same zeal on a daily basis,” External link

seattlepi Friday, May 7, 2021 3:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He wants to play, and he wants to be in the field,” “Hopefully he’s going to get that opportunity somewhere else, and believe me, we’re all going to be rooting for him” External link

wftv Friday, May 7, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He came to the ballpark with the same zeal on a daily basis,” External link

wftv Friday, May 7, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought he started coming out of his delivery. At that point, you are starting to manufacture stuff as opposed to letting hit happen,” “There is nothing to lament though, I thought he was outstanding. This was a great one to build off of. He kept getting better as the game went along and maybe hit a wall at the end” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’ve been working good at-bats, failing to get the big hit, but I know that’s coming,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Part of getting better at pitching is playing better defense,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He was really eager to pitch tomorrow,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s real sore, but better,” “He felt better today. Obviously better than he did last night” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s done a wonderful job for us,” “That’s a tough one. We all like him a lot. Like him as a person. Like him as a player. Like his tool set. Everything. But based on need we had to do this right now” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He felt really good about his stuff yesterday, and I couldn’t disagree,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon added : “He said, ‘I felt great. My breaking ball was as good as it’s been. I felt good with my fastball.’” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s been kind of unlucky,” “I know nobody wants to hear that, but it’s true. Is there something we can do about this? That’s what we’re working on with him” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He had good at-bats the rest of the way. It did not look like it was inhibited,” “I thought he looked pretty normal after that event. He was sore but he kept telling me it was feeling better” External link

seattlepi Monday, May 3, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He had good at-bats the rest of the way. It did not look like it was inhibited,” “I thought he looked pretty normal after that event. He was sore but he kept telling me it was feeling better” External link

dailyjournal Monday, May 3, 2021 1:02:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He had good at-bats the rest of the way. It did not look like it was inhibited,” “I thought he looked pretty normal after that event. He was sore but he kept telling me it was feeling better” External link

eagletribune Monday, May 3, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Adam Nevala ) : “This is normally something I’ll talk to Adam (Nevala, the Angels’ athletic trainer) in the morning about,” “He’ll have been in touch with Ippei (Mizuhara, Ohtani’s interpreter) and Shohei, and try to determine at that point. He might say ‘great, there’s no stiffness at all,’ or ‘it’s stiff’ and we’ll have to make an adjustment” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 3, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t know if it’s just the ability of some of these (opposing pitchers) to locate really well,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 3, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He had good at-bats the rest of the way. It did not look like it was inhibited,” “I thought he looked pretty normal after that event. He was sore but he kept telling me it was feeling better” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 3, 2021 5:04:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He had good at-bats the rest of the way. It did not look like it was inhibited,” “I thought he looked pretty normal after that event. He was sore but he kept telling me it was feeling better” External link

eagletribune Monday, May 3, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He had good at-bats the rest of the way. It did not look like it was inhibited,” “I thought he looked pretty normal after that event. He was sore but he kept telling me it was feeling better” External link

seattlepi Monday, May 3, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “This is not a flash in the pan,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 2, 2021 9:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I love that he hates striking out,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 2, 2021 9:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Otherwise, I want to see him at second base,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 2, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Otherwise, I want to see him at second base,” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 2, 2021 7:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t like legislating hardly anything,” “I’m much more that things change based on people making adaptations and adjustments based on what they’re seeing” External link

woodtv Sunday, May 2, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s kind of a nonissue, and I hope it stays that way,” External link

dailyjournal Saturday, May 1, 2021 11:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought he made some good pitches,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 1, 2021 10:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s kind of a nonissue, and I hope it stays that way,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I just look at plays that I think he should be able to make, whether he can or cannot,” “Sometimes there’s a projection made that a play that was catchable. Then I have to know, where did we start him? To me, starting position on defense has a lot to do with making plays or not. I think he’s moving pretty well and he feels pretty good about himself. Let’s see how it plays out” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You want your young guys playing every day,” “They’ve been void of it for almost two years now. They’ve got to go out and play. … The best teacher of our game is still nine innings” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I just look at plays that I think he should be able to make, whether he can or cannot,” “Sometimes there’s a projection made that a play that was catchable. Then I have to know, where did we start him? To me, starting position on defense has a lot to do with making plays or not. I think he’s moving pretty well and he feels pretty good about himself. Let’s see how it plays out” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 1, 2021 7:54:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You want your young guys playing every day,” “They’ve been void of it for almost two years now. They’ve got to go out and play. … The best teacher of our game is still nine innings” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 1, 2021 7:54:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s wonderful about running things by you before he says something,” External link

bangordailynews Friday, April 30, 2021 9:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Well, he came here for a reason," "He was signed to do two things, as far as I can remember. So why would you go out, recruit the guy, bring him in for a specific purpose, and not permit him to try to do that? That makes no sense to me" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I had to put the hold sign on," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, April 29, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon says : "I want to believe that as guys get back into the groove of 162 which may mean next year, I’m not sure you might see more normal patterns settling in," "But for right now, guys are being pushed a little bit more than their bodies experienced based on what happened last year" External link

usaToday Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You look at the board and whenever I see Q throw 92 I feel pretty good about it,” “And for whatever reason, it just didn’t work tonight, so we’ve got to look at that pretty closely” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He feels fine, there’s nothing wrong there,” “We just have to keep throwing him out there, giving him at-bats. I watch him in pregame. He looked outstanding. Talking to him, he feels wonderful. It’s one of those things you’ve got to work through” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We were just trying to stay ahead of it a little bit,” “Just one of those things that we will have to continue to monitor it” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You look at the board and whenever I see Q throw 92 I feel pretty good about it,” “And for whatever reason it just didn’t work tonight, so we’ve got to look at that pretty closely” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 28, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He feels fine, there’s nothing wrong there,” “We just have to keep throwing him out there, giving him at bats. I watch him in pregame. He looked outstanding. Talking to him, he feels wonderful. It’s one of those things you’ve got to work through” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 28, 2021 6:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon recalled : “He said ‘I want to hit tomorrow,’ and I said ‘You got it,’” “I’m not going to argue” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 28, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s feeling so good, and doing so well, there’s a lot of positive adrenaline rolling within him right now,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 28, 2021 5:53:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon recalled : “He said ‘I want to hit tomorrow,’ and I said ‘You got it,’” “I’m not going to argue” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 28, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s feeling so good, and doing so well, there’s a lot of positive adrenaline rolling within him right now,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 28, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His offensive performance tonight while he was pitching was a big contributor to our win,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His offensive performance tonight while he was pitching was a big contributor to our win,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, April 27, 2021 4:23:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “A pretty complete game of baseball,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His offensive performance tonight while he was pitching was a big contributor to our win,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 27, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His offensive performance tonight while he was pitching was a big contributor to our win,” External link

japantoday Tuesday, April 27, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His offensive performance tonight while he was pitching was a big contributor to our win,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 27, 2021 8:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His offensive performance tonight while he was pitching was a big contributor to our win,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “A pretty complete game of baseball,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “In spite of being banged up a little bit ... we’ll get it right,” “We’ve got to get the right guys back out on the field” External link

usaToday Monday, April 26, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “In spite of being banged up a little bit ... we’ll get it right,” “We’ve got to get the right guys back out on the field” External link

seattlepi Monday, April 26, 2021 4:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s not shying away from anything,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, April 26, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You never want to get swept,” “It’s good for us win in this ballpark. Rolling back the tape you saw us give up some leads late. You saw how good our bullpen can be today” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, April 26, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He wants to as of right now,” “I just don’t know what our bench is going to look like, having enough people to absorb that. I’m not certain yet. It’s more based on that. He’s willing and wanting to do it” External link

dailynews Sunday, April 25, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Look at the the body of work he’s presented,” “It’s really good. He’s not just going out there filling up outs and innings. He’s done a great job. So maybe just with more opportunity, he’ll go out and even play better” External link

dailynews Sunday, April 25, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “What he did today puts us in position to win the game tomorrow,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, April 25, 2021 5:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s all been kind of a day to day thing until that swelling really dissipates and he feels comfortable swinging the bat again,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 25, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s all been kind of a day to day thing until that swelling really dissipates and he feels comfortable swinging the bat again,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, April 25, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “What he did today puts us in position to win the game tomorrow,” External link

dailynews Sunday, April 25, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s close, just sore, just inordinately sore from being hit there,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t believe so. It’s all been about kind of a day-to-day thing until that swelling really dissipates and he feels comfortable swinging the bat again” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Just a little bit sore from their work,” “Trying to get back, they were a little bit more sore than they had anticipated. So we pushed it back a little bit” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Those lefties know how tough he is, so I would imagine that Brantley saw Gallo do the same thing and chose to do it himself,” “It was just a good play on his part” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You don’t really want to just change it blankedly for one or two plays,” “I just think that it just seems to be a Mayers thing that we need to keep an eye on with lefties” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The opportunities haven’t been there enough,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s close, just sore, just inordinately sore from being hit there,” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 9:57:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t believe so. It’s all been about kind of a day-to-day thing until that swelling really dissipates and he feels comfortable swinging the bat again” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 9:57:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Zack Greinke ) : “From my vantage point he definitely was not egregiously running inside the line,” “It looked like he was right on the line. It was a good play by Greinke. Just try to hit the runner in the back. You almost always get the call. … There’s no way that can be construed as interference on the runner, and who knows what happens after that? There were a lot of frustrating moments tonight” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 10:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Zack Greinke ) : “From my vantage point he definitely was not egregiously running inside the line,” “It looked like he was right on the line. It was a good play by Greinke. Just try to hit the runner in the back. You almost always get the call. … There’s no way that can be construed as interference on the runner, and who knows what happens after that? There were a lot of frustrating moments tonight” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 7:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’re not going to hold him back,” “However that game is going it’s going to flow. I’m fine with letting him go. … He’s going to go pitch. I’m going to watch him pitch and make my best guess” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’re not going to hold him back,” “However that game is going it’s going to flow. I’m fine with letting him go. … He’s going to go pitch. I’m going to watch him pitch and make my best guess” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 24, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was really maddening from the sidelines because actually, I thought he threw the ball pretty well,” “It’s not like Alex was bad, he wasn’t. They did a nice job of moving the ball around and just happened to find some spots” External link

ChinaPost Friday, April 23, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was just really maddening from the sidelines, because I thought he actually threw the ball pretty well,” “He did. It’s just one of those nights where everything they hit found grass. It’s the kind of approach I’d like to get us to be able to eventually accomplish ourselves. They just moved the baseball. It’s not like Alex was bad. He wasn’t. I can’t say that he pitched badly. He threw the ball well. They just did a nice job of moving the ball around and it just happened to find some spots” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, April 23, 2021 9:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “This is more what we saw on camp and what he’s been in the past,” “I believe this is what he’s going to look like. He just needs to exhale and settle into his big-league skin and he’ll be able to do this stuff. He’s really good. He’s a good hitter. He’s a good athlete. He’s a good baseball player. It was good to see him do that tonight and we’ll see if he can hold on to it” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, April 23, 2021 9:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was just really maddening from the sidelines, because I thought he actually threw the ball pretty well,” “He did. It’s just one of those nights where everything they hit found grass. It’s the kind of approach I’d like to get us to be able to eventually accomplish ourselves. They just moved the baseball. It’s not like Alex was bad. He wasn’t. I can’t say that he pitched badly. He threw the ball well. They just they did a nice job of moving the ball around and it just happened to find some spots” External link

dailynews Friday, April 23, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “This is more what we saw on camp and what he’s been in the past,” “I believe this is what he’s going to look like. He just needs to exhale and settle into his big league skin and he’ll be able to do this stuff. He’s really good. He’s a good hitter. He’s a good athlete. He’s a good baseball player. It was good to see him do that tonight and we’ll see if he can hold on to it” External link

dailynews Friday, April 23, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The walk to Gallo was big and the pitch to Garcia was just in the wrong spot, and the pitch to Lowe,” “That’s his spot right there: Gallo, Garcia and Lowe. And it didn’t work out” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Overall, I thought he was better,” “The fastball was up to 92 a lot, which I like. Overall, he was pretty darn good and had a chance to get to the win” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s just nine innings of baseball and getting him out there as often as possible,” “It’s all about feel. When your fingertip is messed up, the feel can kind of evade you. Just give him some more time. I think whatever’s getting in the way is definitely workable to make him become better with his command” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Anthony Rendon ) : “Our trainers want to be a little bit conservative just to make sure that it’s totally fine, that it’s not going to be reoccurring,” “I’m getting nothing but positive input back when I talk to Anthony. He’s smiling. There’s not that dark look in his face at all” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Pitching was great and we got some nice situational hitting. It was a pretty complete victory,” External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, April 21, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His stuff is that good that he has been able to fight through these walks. As he gains command of all of his pitches, he will be able to go deep and be more successful,” External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, April 21, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m going to be a pain,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 21, 2021 9:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think that will dissipate as he gets his rhythm out there,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 21, 2021 9:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Anthony Rendon ) : “He’s passing all the tests, doing much better,” “Again, I don’t know the end date yet, but continuing to make improvements. Anthony gave me the thumbs up himself. Told me not to listen to the trainer, that kind of stuff. So I know he’s doing better” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was a great moment to be able to vindicate what had happened during the course of the game,” “With a young man like that, when it’s early in the year I think it’s wise to continue to give them opportunity. And as you get later in the year and it’s just a different ballgame, literally completely, then you might do something differently, had he been struggling” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Anthony Rendon ) : “He’s passing all the tests, doing much better,” “Again, I don’t know the end date yet, but continuing to make improvements. Anthony gave me the thumbs up himself. Told me not to listen to the trainer, that kind of stuff. So I know he’s doing better” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was a great moment to be able to vindicate what had happened during the course of the game,” “With a young man like that, when it’s early in the year I think it’s wise to continue to give them opportunity. And as you get later in the year and it’s just a different ballgame, literally completely, then you might do something differently, had he been struggling” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 21, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We weren’t needing it, we weren’t wanting it but it had to happen that way,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Great play, heady play, veteran play, all those different kind of things,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 20, 2021 9:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “A lot of guys put up some really tough at bats,” “Some did not end up being a hit but they were great at-bats. We’ve been doing it all year. When your team fights till the last out there’s not a whole lot to lament” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 20, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Joey Gallo ) : “The uncharacteristic walk to Gallo is what really sent up the warning signs,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 20, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We weren’t needing it, we weren’t wanting it but it had to happen that way,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, April 20, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It could be more (than 75), it could be less,” “He’s feeling pretty good. We’ll just pay attention to it and try to make our best guess” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t think it’s far down the road,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It could be more (than 75), it could be less,” “He’s feeling pretty good. We’ll just pay attention to it and try to make our best guess” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t think it’s far down the road,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Right now we just want to make sure our pitchers are covered,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, April 17, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It permits him to be more accurate with the barrel,” “And then how his hands actually work through the strike zone, that’s power. It’s just different. He’s got that different sound. It comes off hotter” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think his draft status got in the way a little bit early, and he had to fight through that,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It permits him to be more accurate with the barrel,” “And then how his hands actually work through the strike zone, that’s power. It’s just different. He’s got that different sound. It comes off hotter” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think his draft status got in the way a little bit early, and he had to fight through that,” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “One guy out of the lineup presents everything differently,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought he did a lot of things well today,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’ll definitely be moved back regarding how deeply we would feel going into the game,” “We’ll have to make sure that we have somebody within the bullpen that we feel good piggybacking with him on that particular night” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’re still working on making him more of a complete catcher,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “he’s ready. He’s throwing really well, but right now he’s going to have to stay there. There’s no room at the inn” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “you normally have a harder time in games like this” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We won two out of three in Dunedin (Florida, the Blue Jays’ temporary home). We have a chance to win two out of three here,” “We have a chance to get a 4-and-2 road trip out of this thing. Under the circumstances, that’s actually pretty good” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “you normally have a harder time in games like this” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We won two out of three in Dunedin (Florida, the Blue Jays’ temporary home). We have a chance to win two out of three here,” “We have a chance to get a 4-and-2 road trip out of this thing. Under the circumstances, that’s actually pretty good” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s a little bit sore today,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, April 12, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’re going to miss him,” External link

click2houston Sunday, April 11, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I don't think it's bad, fortunately," External link

barrie Saturday, April 10, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "We want to make it well-well," External link

barrie Saturday, April 10, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We want to make it well-well,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was the pitch selection as much as anything,” “His stuff is fine. Just got to stay with him, work through it. More than anything I think it’s pitch execution” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was the pitch selection as much as anything,” “His stuff is fine. Just got to stay with him, work through it. More than anything I think it’s pitch execution” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That matters when you’ve done it and we’ve done it often already,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It is easy to say we don’t quit, but we don’t. The vibe in the dugout is good,” “We got quality at-bats up and down the lineup” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It used to be beach balls, now it is trash cans. I don’t think it bothered them,” “It’s entertaining. It helped the fans vent. I think it does fuel the Astros” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Theoretically, I thought that would be a residue positive component of him being able to do both,” “Just go pitch, then go hit, go pitch, go hit, just play baseball. ... I do believe conversationally, it does help him doing both” External link

seattlepi Monday, April 5, 2021 8:52:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “What he did tonight was pretty special and you’re going to see a lot more of that,” “It was fun to watch. I think everybody was entertained. That’s what he signed up to do and you’re going to see more of it” External link

dailynews Monday, April 5, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s how a guy becomes a guy,” “You gotta give him that opportunity, especially this time of year. If he does that now and is able to fight through it, he will know what he’s capable of. If you are constantly taking guys out of troubling situations they are never going to find out” External link

dailynews Monday, April 5, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Theoretically, I thought that would be a residue positive component of him being able to do both,” “Just go pitch, then go hit, go pitch, go hit, just play baseball. ... I do believe conversationally, it does help him doing both” External link

eagletribune Monday, April 5, 2021 7:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s got a great career doing either, and he might have a really spectacular, special career doing both,” “So you never want to get in the way of greatness” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 5, 2021 7:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Theoretically, I thought that would be a residue positive component of him being able to do both,” “Just go pitch, then go hit, go pitch, go hit, just play baseball. … I do believe conversationally, it does help him doing both” External link

ChinaPost Monday, April 5, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Theoretically, I thought that would be a residue positive component of him being able to do both,” “Just go pitch, then go hit, go pitch, go hit, just play baseball. ... I do believe conversationally, it does help him doing both” External link

click2houston Monday, April 5, 2021 6:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Theoretically, I thought that would be a residue positive component of him being able to do both,” “Just go pitch, then go hit, go pitch, go hit, just play baseball. ... I do believe conversationally, it does help him doing both” External link

click2houston Monday, April 5, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He's got a great career doing either, and he might have a really spectacular, special career doing both,” “So you never want to get in the way of greatness” External link

click2houston Monday, April 5, 2021 3:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Theoretically, I thought that would be a residue positive component of him being able to do both,” “Just go pitch, then go hit, go pitch, go hit, just play baseball. ... I do believe conversationally, it does help him doing both” External link

highlandstoday Monday, April 5, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He's got a great career doing either, and he might have a really spectacular, special career doing both,” “So you never want to get in the way of greatness” External link

highlandstoday Monday, April 5, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s a lot of times when you get that age you become confused by different things, and you choose different routes. Maybe something’s more important to him right now,” “It’s one of those things that’s up to the individual. I respect it. I respect him” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, April 4, 2021 2:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s a lot of times when you get that age you become confused by different things, and you choose different routes. Maybe something’s more important to him right now,” “It’s one of those things that’s up to the individual. I respect it. I respect him” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 4, 2021 2:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’ve been working towards this moment, where he felt good about where he was at pitching wise,” “And of course, he feels good with the swing. Just pop it out there and see what it looks like” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Jose Rojas ) : “Jose has lit a lot of people up,” “His bat plays. It’s played for a long time… Every place this guy has gone, he’s hit. And he’s going to continue to do so. There’s no doubt in my mind. So now it’s defense” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:39:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His main position will always be the left-handed batter’s box, but now he’s proving or showing that he can do some other things,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:39:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You’re going to have to absorb some gaps, no question,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:39:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I believe he’s smart enough to keep the big picture in mind,” “He’s looking not only at right now, but beyond that. How is this going to shape up when the season begins?… I like it. He did talk to us. I’m good with it. It was perfect” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:39:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Jose Rojas ) : “Jose has lit a lot of people up,” “His bat plays. It’s played for a long time… Every place this guy has gone, he’s hit. And he’s going to continue to do so. There’s no doubt in my mind. So now it’s defense” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His main position will always be the left-handed batter’s box, but now he’s proving or showing that he can do some other things,” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You’re going to have to absorb some gaps, no question,” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I believe he’s smart enough to keep the big picture in mind,” “He’s looking not only at right now, but beyond that. How is this going to shape up when the season begins?… I like it. He did talk to us. I’m good with it. It was perfect” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When something’s not identifiable through math, nobody understands it, then you get that kind of label put on you like it’s kind of lucky,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s not one left-handed hitter in baseball that says ‘I hope Claudio gets in the game,’” “And even righties don’t like it because it can throw you into a funk. It’s almost like a knuckleball” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Adam Nevala ) : “Adam was kind of upbeat about the severity, but you never know until you go through all the tests,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s nothing more educational than sitting down with a good book and getting away from all this electronic noise,” “That is not old school. That’s not me being 67. That’s none of that. It’s just something that I think creates a more complete person” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When something’s not identifiable through math, nobody understands it, then you get that kind of label put on you like it’s kind of lucky,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s not one left-handed hitter in baseball that says ‘I hope Claudio gets in the game,’” “And even righties don’t like it because it can throw you into a funk. It’s almost like a knuckleball” External link

dailynews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Adam Nevala ) : “Adam was kind of upbeat about the severity, but you never know until you go through all the tests,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s nothing more educational than sitting down with a good book and getting away from all this electronic noise,” “That is not old school. That’s not me being 67. That’s none of that. It’s just something that I think creates a more complete person” External link

dailynews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:24:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m liking what I’m seeing,” “The big thing with him, moving it down the road, if catching becomes a part of his resume, this guy can stay in the business for a while” External link

dailynews Monday, March 8, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m liking what I’m seeing,” “The big thing with him, moving it down the road, if catching becomes a part of his resume, this guy can stay in the business for a while” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, March 8, 2021 1:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m liking what I’m seeing,” “The big thing with him, moving it down the road, if catching becomes a part of his resume, this guy can stay in the business for a while” External link

dailynews Monday, March 8, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It really starts with his delivery, I think it’s more clean and consistent,” “I like his arm stroke better. It starts there and then he’s able to recapture the velocity he’s had in the past, and the really good break of his splitter. The big thing for his success is going to be repetition of delivery and knowing where his fastball is going consistently” External link

japantoday Saturday, March 6, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It really starts with his delivery, I think it’s more clean and consistent,” “I like his arm stroke better. It starts there and then he’s able to recapture the velocity he’s had in the past, and the really good break of his splitter. The big thing for his success is going to be repetition of delivery and knowing where his fastball is going consistently” External link

seattlepi Saturday, March 6, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It really starts with his delivery, I think it’s more clean and consistent,” “I like his arm stroke better. It starts there and then he’s able to recapture the velocity he’s had in the past, and the really good break of his splitter. The big thing for his success is going to be repetition of delivery and knowing where his fastball is going consistently” External link

kiro7 Saturday, March 6, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It really starts with his delivery, I think it’s more clean and consistent,” “I like his arm stroke better. It starts there and then he’s able to recapture the velocity he’s had in the past, and the really good break of his splitter. The big thing for his success is going to be repetition of delivery and knowing where his fastball is going consistently” External link

click2houston Saturday, March 6, 2021 3:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s an uncomfortable at-bat because the movement is that severe on 97-98 mph,” “In the day of the four-seam, elevated fastball that kind of just rides in straight, this ball is coming at that (velocity) with a lot of movement. So it’s a different look for the hitter. And then the slider off of that is devastating. And that changeup is also an outstanding pitch” External link

dailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:31:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was love at first pitch,” External link

dailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:31:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “As a starter, there’s still things to be learned with this craft,” “And you have to see what it looks like stretched out into five, six innings. Are you able to maintain that kind of stuff? That was the conversation last year. It’s still ongoing. The big thing for us is just to keep him well, because what you saw the other night we don’t believe is a fluke” External link

dailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:31:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s not like he’s going to go out and steal 40, but a situational base-stealing threat, where we could take advantage of maybe a slow time to the plate, or maybe a catcher that doesn’t throw well,” “That’d be it. From what I’ve seen so far, that would be the one area. I’m not saying that’s so important that it’s going to transform his game. I’m saying that would be the one thing, because I can’t tell you anything else” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “These guys are going to become more valuable,” “Analytics will actually change what people are seeking in the future. There’s going to be a different template compared to what it’s been” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “All the stuff we had been working on with each (pitcher), they kind of did it,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, March 1, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Not a whole lot you can do when a guy slips like that,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, March 1, 2021 3:25:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I struggle with this every camp, regardless of where I’m at,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, March 1, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about David Fletcher ) : “I like the way it played last year when Jared got really toasty and we had him after (David Fletcher) and in front of Michael,” “I thought we had a really solid chance to have somebody on base every time Trout hit. That’s what it’s always about, feeding him” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, March 1, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “By the middle of the March,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, March 1, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I struggle with this every camp, regardless of where I’m at,” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I like the way it played last year when Jared got really toasty and we had him after (David Fletcher) and in front of Michael,” “I thought we had a really solid chance to have somebody on base every time Trout hit. That’s what it’s always about, feeding him” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “By the middle of the March,” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s going to be a meritocracy, always,” “He gets it. We’ve had the conversations. Of course he wants to play and of course when he doesn’t play he might not like it. Of course. He’s wired that way. And that’s the way you want it to be. But he understands what’s going on. He accepts it well” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 1:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s a big reason why we made the playoffs that particular year,” “He’s kind of like the old Swiss Army Knife … He just makes any team that he’s on better, and he’s going to make this bullpen better” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 1:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s definitely possible. Is it going to happen? I have no idea. But we’re definitely looking at all options” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 1:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "It’s going to be a meritocracy always, and he gets it," "We’ve had the conversations. Of course he wants to play. Of course when he doesn’t play, he might not like it. He’s wired that way, and that’s how you want him to be. But he understands what’s going on. He accepts it well. Regardless of the role we put him in, I know he’s going to react to it well" External link

foxnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He’s a big reason why we made the playoffs that particular year," External link

foxnews Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s going to be a meritocracy, always,” “He gets it. We’ve had the conversations. Of course he wants to play and of course when he doesn’t play he might not like it. Of course. He’s wired that way. And that’s the way you want it to be. But he understands what’s going on. He accepts it well” External link

dailynews Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s a big reason why we made the playoffs that particular year,” “He’s kind of like the old Swiss Army Knife … He just makes any team that he’s on better, and he’s going to make this bullpen better” External link

dailynews Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s definitely possible. Is it going to happen? I have no idea. But we’re definitely looking at all options” External link

dailynews Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s really a pleasure to work with,” “He knows there are things he has to work on. Already, when it comes to the offensive side, he’s making some good adjustments” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, February 27, 2021 3:23:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s really a pleasure to work with,” “He knows there are things he has to work on. Already, when it comes to the offensive side, he’s making some good adjustments” External link

dailynews Saturday, February 27, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The biggest thing for Griff is just nailing down that sense of belonging,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Where things went wrong last year was pitch selection, sequencing, not understanding how good a particular pitch is over another in a moment,” “I’ve had an issue with a lot of pitchers and maybe they have a slider and a curveball and they don’t know which one to utilize versus a righty or a lefty” External link

dailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The ball’s coming out real hot, and he threw some really good sliders too,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “First round, inside the ball, line drive to right,” “Inside the ball, line drive to right. Inside the ball, line drive to right. He’s a metronome with his work, with his offensive work and defensive work” External link

dailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If I’m honest with J-Up, he might not like it in the beginning, but he will do something about it,” “If I’m not honest with J-Up, he’s gonna turn me off forever. So by being honest with him, he probably didn’t like it in the moment — even though he didn’t indicate that to me; he was very respectful — but then he did something about it” External link

dailynews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I watch him on the bases and he’s actually moving pretty good,” “I think it’s more of a refresher course on technique, and that’s what we’re going to get done (in spring training)… Let’s go back to Outfield Play 101” External link

dailynews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We have acquired people based on that thought,” “Most players don’t like to be taken out of the game, but eventually the really good self-evaluators realize that what they’re doing is for the benefit of the group, and the guy coming in is actually pretty darn good” External link

dailynews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "It would absolutely be almost like a mortal sin in the Catholic faith," "You just can't miss out on that kind of an opportunity where you have that kind of generational talent. ... There's a lot of great players that never played in a World Series, so it goes beyond Michael, but I don't want that to happen to him. This guy loves to play. He's wonderful to be around. Of course I want to see it for Michael and his family, but I want to see it for everybody" External link

foxnews Monday, February 22, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s almost like a mortal sin in the Catholic faith,” “You just can’t miss out on that kind of an opportunity when you have that kind of generational talent” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, February 22, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Maybe a guy like Andrelton is not going to open up to me, his manager, but he’s definitely going to open up to a guy who’s not necessarily in uniform, who he’s created a relationship with, a bond of trust,” “That’s where I think you could do a lot of good work with your players in general, or just employees in general” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 9:31:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “So much time is spent on the physical side of this game,” “It’s important, but I so believe success is controlled by the mind. If you’re talking about success as a player on the field, I think as the years progress, say about 25 percent of your work should be physical and maybe 75 should be mental. Just talking about the game itself, how that spills over to just you and your life and how you react to the day. I really think it’s important to have a lot of conversations” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 9:31:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He is kind of a utility pitcher,” “He can do a lot of different things” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 9:31:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “To make judgments based on last year – the guy sliced his hand up and it’s a 60-game season and he hardly pitched at all – that’s not a good method,” External link

dailynews Saturday, February 20, 2021 11:02:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Funny how the game is called baseball, and actually the baseball holds the key,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 20, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When he was really on top of his game, you would probably take him as much as anybody else on a given day to pitch in a big game,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m eager to watch this just like everybody else,” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 19, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I want him to tell me what he thinks, how he feels,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:53:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You saw what he did at first base and what he did in the batter’s box, so that’s our emphasis right now,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:19:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He didn’t look like a novice,” “He had caught a lot in the past. It just adds to his value, I think, being able to do this” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:19:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s a really bright young man, introspective, really digs deeply into his craft,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 11:56:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Right now I’m hearing full go,” “His workouts have been fabulous. The reports I’ve been getting are really good, honestly really good so I’m eager to watch this like everybody else is. If we get Shohei in the right direction, that’d be a pretty good offseason acquisition right there” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Shohei Ohtani could be one of the greatest players of his generation, given the opportunity,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t want to tell him what he can or cannot do, and neither does (GM Perry Minasian),” “So let’s watch him. Let’s talk to him. Let’s communicate with him. Let’s permit him to go out there. He was very successful in Japan. Let’s just see what he does and watch and make our evaluations and adjustments based on what we’re seeing, and not be kind of prejudice or predisposed in advance” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Right now I’m hearing full go,” “His workouts have been fabulous. The reports I’ve been getting are really good, honestly really good so I’m eager to watch this like everybody else is. If we get Shohei in the right direction, that’d be pretty good offseason acquisition right there” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Shohei Ohtani could be one of the greatest players of his generation, given the opportunity,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t want to tell him what he can or cannot do, and neither does (GM Perry Minasian),” “So let’s watch him. Let’s talk to him. Let’s communicate with him. Let’s permit him to go out there. He was very successful in Japan. Let’s just see what he does and watch and make our evaluations and adjustments based on what we’re seeing, and not be kind of prejudice or predisposed in advance” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s doing really well. I want [his name] to be in pen. It just depends on his health,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, December 26, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The pitching has not been good enough,” External link

forbes Saturday, December 19, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I like the names and optimistic we can (improve),” “It should be plural, we probably do need more than one. So that's been the brunt of the conversation” External link

forbes Saturday, December 19, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon says : “Come on, Jayce, let’s help the Salvation Army rescue Christmas,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Patrick Corbin ) : “Chris Hernandez’s talent (fourth-round pick, 2016) is real,” “Patrick Sandoval (acquired from Houston) is the same way. (Reid) Detmers is very polished coming out of college (Louisville)” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We had trouble developing pitchers with the Cubs as well,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We have these showcases and travel-ball teams,” “The goal is to be best-in-show rather than being part of a winner. You’re paying to be part of a team, rather than representing your city or your area. The only goal should be to win. If you do that properly, you’ll be seen by the scouts. This method we have is kind of repulsive. They’re being taught merely to be the best pitcher in the showcase” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everyone wants the swing and miss,” “The hitters have adjusted to elevated velocity. If pitchers go back to the sinkers underneath the hands, hitters will have to adjust back. I really think real baseball is on the verge of a comeback. The Giants won three World Series playing it” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Patrick Corbin ) : “Chris Hernandez’s talent (fourth-round pick, 2016) is real,” “Patrick Sandoval (acquired from Houston) is the same way. (Reid) Detmers is very polished coming out of college (Louisville)” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We had trouble developing pitchers with the Cubs as well,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We have these showcases and travel-ball teams,” “The goal is to be best-in-show rather than being part of a winner. You’re paying to be part of a team, rather than representing your city or your area. The only goal should be to win. If you do that properly, you’ll be seen by the scouts. This method we have is kind of repulsive. They’re being taught merely to be the best pitcher in the showcase” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everyone wants the swing and miss,” “The hitters have adjusted to elevated velocity. If pitchers go back to the sinkers underneath the hands, hitters will have to adjust back. I really think real baseball is on the verge of a comeback. The Giants won three World Series playing it” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon told : “I believe you need to balance the numbers with the heartbeat,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The second month (of the season) should have been May, but it’s September,” “Normally that second month is when corrections begin. Normally in June, being given enough time, I think we would have been in good shape. I liked the trajectory of the season. It was just something that was a little too short” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, October 1, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It is more exciting when you’re in front of your fans,” “But I don’t know that, really, home-court advantage exists that much in baseball anymore” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You have to have the right players with the right kind of makeup,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, September 29, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t like not being involved in the playoffs,” “And I really want to challenge our guys that this is the last time this occurs for many years to come. We need to be an annual playoff team, but there are things we need to do to do to earn that right” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I really have a lot of confidence in him,” External link

japantoday Monday, September 28, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Billy Eppler ) : "Billy and I really, I thought, were great together," External link

upi Monday, September 28, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “They beat us up in kind of a heavyweight manner and it definitely indicates to us exactly where we need to get some work done moving to next year,” External link

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

Joe Maddon said : “It's a great way to reflect, take your time and really there’s a lot of solitude involved,” “RVing has become more popular this year with the pandemic and I really look forward to it” External link

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

Joe Maddon said ( about Billy Eppler ) : “Billy and I really, I thought, were great together,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, September 28, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It's a great way to reflect, take your time and really there’s a lot of solitude involved,” “RVing has become more popular this year with the pandemic and I really look forward to it” External link

independent-UK Monday, September 28, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’ve had a great relationship,” External link

dailynews Monday, September 28, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s going to get it,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 27, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was moments away from a spectacular play, then the ball goes over the wall,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There are times that our personal liberties are being challenged and sometimes it gets annoying and aggravating, honestly,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "There's shining lights out there," "There are parts of it. We weren't able to recover in a shortened season. It's the end of the year. I get it. But it's two months. You normally have time to correct things, and now we don't" External link

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

Joe Maddon said : “Kind of the mantra from the season: We’ve been unable to hold some leads at different times and that’s what happened again,” “But really proud of the guys, to fight back to this point. We’ve talked about this: If you did not get off to a good start, the team would fold and go away. Ours did not. I’m really proud of the group” External link

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

Joe Maddon said : “Texas really helped us out a lot tonight,” External link

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

Joe Maddon said : “We dug too deep of a hole early to overcome it,” “You can just go back if you’d like yourself and look at some games early on and, and how they were decided. Within 60 games, we just didn’t get it done. This is one time I’m yearning for 162. We would have a real solid chance of turning this around and pushing it in the right direction. But everybody is playing under the same circumstances. It didn’t work for us. We learned a lot about each other going into next year, I feel pretty good about that. We know what we have to do” External link

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

Joe Maddon said : “There are times that our personal liberties are being challenged and sometimes it gets annoying and aggravating, honestly,” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 26, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think there’s another level of Griff that’s going to be very interesting to watch,” “His overall pitchability, knowing what to do with all the different weapons. The command continues to get better. The guy is on the cusp of really putting things together” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 25, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Hansel Robles ) : “It’s true they maybe they weren’t up to what you had thought, but that doesn’t mean over the course of six months they would not have been,” “I don’t know that. Great arms, really good arms. Some are still learning. One guy (Robles) is more of a veteran. It’s just hard to specifically understand whether it would have gotten better or continue to regress” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 25, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s shining lights out there,” “There are parts of it. We weren’t able to recover in a shortened season. It’s the end of the year. I get it. But it’s two months. You normally have time to correct things, and now we don’t” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 25, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think there’s another level of Griff that’s going to be very interesting to watch,” “His overall pitchability, knowing what to do with all the different weapons. The command continues to get better. The guy is on the cusp of really putting things together” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Hansel Robles ) : “It’s true they maybe they weren’t up to what you had thought, but that doesn’t mean over the course of six months they would not have been,” “I don’t know that. Great arms, really good arms. Some are still learning. One guy (Robles) is more of a veteran. It’s just hard to specifically understand whether it would have gotten better or continue to regress” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s shining lights out there,” “There are parts of it. We weren’t able to recover in a shortened season. It’s the end of the year. I get it. But it’s two months. You normally have time to correct things, and now we don’t” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I didn’t like what I saw,” “The kid has pitchability , but they weren’t taking any bad swings at him. He would get to two strikes and they would fight it off. They hit some balls pretty well” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everyone had the same goal in mind (this season), a fast start,” “The threat was that the group — I don’t want to use the word quit — but they would be less interested if they got off to a bad start. Our guys are showing the absolute opposite. I’m really proud” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I didn’t like what I saw,” “The kid has pitchability , but they weren’t taking any bad swings at him. He would get to two strikes and they would fight it off. They hit some balls pretty well” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everyone had the same goal in mind (this season), a fast start,” “The threat was that the group — I don’t want to use the word quit — but they would be less interested if they got off to a bad start. Our guys are showing the absolute opposite. I’m really proud” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Zach Davies ) : “There are certain pitchers that he may want to choose to hit right-handed against, based on their kind of stuff,” “He’s got a really good right-handed swing. The prime reason why he did it was Davies and his (reverse) splits” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Billy Eppler ) : “Driving home last night, Billy (Eppler, the Angels’ general manager) called me, wanted to make sure I was holding onto the wheel properly, and told me the news,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I really enjoyed this guy a lot,” “This guy’s a good baseball player, as we all know. I really enjoyed the conversations too. I do wish him well. He’s a wonderful young man. It’s just unfortunate. He’s a big part of what we’re trying to do right now” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If we’re not able to keep our head above water, you’ll see more of Soto,” “If we are able to keep our head above water, you’ll see more of Fletch” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve really enjoyed this guy a lot,” “I'm a big fan. This guy is a good baseball player, and I’ve enjoyed the conversations, too. It’s just unfortunate. He’s really a big part of what we’re doing right now” External link

kiro7 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s a thinking kind of a player, and I’ve enjoyed him a lot,” External link

kiro7 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve really enjoyed this guy a lot,” “I'm a big fan. This guy is a good baseball player, and I’ve enjoyed the conversations, too. It’s just unfortunate. He’s really a big part of what we’re doing right now” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s a thinking kind of a player, and I’ve enjoyed him a lot,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m telling you, man, just come and watch him take BP,” “That’s not going to be the last one that goes that far” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It wasn’t going to get any better,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve seen this guy pitch really well, and it’s just like everything’s just a little bit of,” “There’s no deception in the zone right now” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 21, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve been a fan since I met him in camp,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 19, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The only thing that he had issues with is somebody wanted to teach him to lift the ball and he got this thing that’s all over the Internet that’s really horrible and it’s it’s impacting a lot of young hitters,” “A lot of hitting coaches who I talked to say it’s kind of a bane. There’s a lot of people via the internet charging prices for kids to watch these videos. They are being taught these things that are not going to help them against Major Leaguers or just any kind of good pitching. So he had to get away from that. Some other guys have had to. He has and he’s making the adjustments” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 19, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve been a fan since I met him in camp,” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 19, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The only thing that he had issues with is somebody wanted to teach him to lift the ball and he got this thing that’s all over the Internet that’s really horrible and it’s it’s impacting a lot of young hitters,” “A lot of hitting coaches who I talked to say it’s kind of a bane. There’s a lot of people via the internet charging prices for kids to watch these videos. They are being taught these things that are not going to help them against Major Leaguers or just any kind of good pitching. So he had to get away from that. Some other guys have had to. He has and he’s making the adjustments” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 19, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s worked good at-bats against the lefties too,” External link

dailynews Friday, September 18, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s almost like people want to throw lefties against us,” External link

dailynews Friday, September 18, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “This is not about Albert. It’s about Jared Walsh,” “If Walsh wasn’t doing what he’s doing, then Albert goes to first and I probably would’ve plugged Ohtani in sooner” External link

dailynews Friday, September 18, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Today we had some softies to fall in too,” “We haven’t been very lucky with that. We took advantage of some well-placed hits” External link

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

Joe Maddon said : "We get behind the proverbial eight ball often and we just keep fighting back," "That's a great characteristic to have, but to get to the promised land, you've got to pitch. You just cannot get there and win unless you pitch at a high level consistently. And we need that again from our starter (Thursday)" External link

longbeachstar Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I really anticipate a good result when he gets back out there,” “We’re playing the long game here. He’s going to be just fine, but for right now, in this little bubble that we’re in, we’re trying to get to the playoffs. I just thought this is the group to play right now to get us where we want to be in about a week or 10 days” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’ll back off him, let him regroup a little bit,” “I really anticipate a good result when he gets back out there” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The whole time we thought we could come back in that game,” “We battled. We got back into it, good position to win it, we didn’t do it” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Those are the kind of moments you’ve got to get done to get to get the promised land,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We have to win right now,” “So quite frankly, I’ll probably go with the hotter hand. When you’re talking about getting to the playoffs, it’s just about at that moment, who is providing you more service? That’s what I’m looking at right now. All our guys have to understand it’s a meritocracy around here. You play better, you play. So that’s it” External link

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

Joe Maddon said : “He’s not as jumpy, that’s the only way I can describe it,” “He has really good hands. The way he works the end of the bat, honestly, is an elite method” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s no secret as to why he’s been doing what he’s been doing,” “With good health, and if he can just maintain some real simple mechanical issues, he could do this for a while” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He came up the first time and was just a little uncomfortable,” “He was not himself. He was nervioso” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was a perfect moment for him and for us,” “We’re still not out of this thing mathematically and to get a big knock like that, it can help pick up our spirits for the next couple of days” External link

usaToday Monday, September 14, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “This is a young man who might be arriving at that stage-three point, where it's ‘I belong here, I can do this’ as opposed to just being a survivalist and just trying to figure out if he belongs here or not,” External link

usaToday Monday, September 14, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “For whatever reason, there are some really good players this year experiencing this same kind of offensive trauma,” External link

usaToday Monday, September 14, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was kind of like the perfect moment for him and for us,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought he pitched really well,” “His breaking ball to righties was outstanding, maybe as good as I’ve seen it. And then he elevated when he wanted to” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “This is a young man who might be arriving at that stage-three point, where it's ‘I belong here, I can do this’ as opposed to just being a survivalist and just trying to figure out if he belongs here or not,” External link

kiro7 Monday, September 14, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “For whatever reason, there are some really good players this year experiencing this same kind of offensive trauma,” External link

kiro7 Monday, September 14, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s pretty special because Willie Mays is one of the best of all time, and Albert’s going to be spoken of in the same terms,” External link

dailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought he pitched really well,” “His breaking ball to righties was outstanding, maybe as good as I’ve seen it. And then he elevated when he wanted to” External link

dailynews Monday, September 14, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Extra inning wins on the road are really impressive," "It's the mark of a really good team" External link

longbeachstar Sunday, September 13, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He looked more assertive to me, more in attack mode,” “His stuff really always stays the same. No matter of how he goes about it, when he’s totally convicted to what he’s doing, and feels good about it, it’s generally a good result” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, September 13, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think the National League game is the best game there is,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, September 13, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s the frustrating part of our season that we’ve been in this position often, and have been unable to close games,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I was really pleased with the way he continued to battle through the whole thing,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s not just trying to lift the ball the whole time,” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s got the cutter slider that really gives left-handers a hard time and then the elevated fastball,” “He’s an assertive guy. He’s an aggressive guy, very durable. As you’ve seen, he’s able to come back the next day and and throw the same kind of numbers up that he did the day before. He’s absolutely underrated to this point” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Maybe that'd be a nice place for him to kind of get that stroke back a little bit," "Just looking for him to get his better swing off on a more consistent basis" External link

longbeachstar Friday, September 11, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s no question he’s struggling,” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Maybe that’d be a nice place for him to kind of get that stroke back a little bit,” “Just looking for him to get his better swing off on a more consistent basis” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I haven’t heard of any setbacks,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We don’t have that many games left,” “If you’re going to take a chance, now is the time. Who knows? You might find lightning in a bottle” External link

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

Joe Maddon said : “It’s his makeup that makes you comfortable,” “The guy is a baseball player. He has great instincts for the game. He’s not afraid to try it. Some guys would be. Not Matty. He’s a baseball player” External link

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

Joe Maddon said : “Simba is going to have to be very active with him, try to remind him where to go in different moments,” External link

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

Joe Maddon said : “We don’t have that many games left,” “If you’re going to take a chance, now is the time. Who knows? You might find lightning in a bottle” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s his makeup that makes you comfortable,” “The guy is a baseball player. He has great instincts for the game. He’s not afraid to try it. Some guys would be. Not Matty. He’s a baseball player” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Simba is going to have to be very active with him, try to remind him where to go in different moments,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I like the idea that he’s centered,” “You stay in the middle of the field. That’s where he’s doing his damage. Early on it was obvious that he was pulling off the ball. When do that you get long with your swing and you get more body than hands” External link

dailynews Monday, September 7, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If you could put on GoPro camera and just watch what he does when he gets here, he’s really committed to getting his swing back,” “The guy’s got a lot of pride and class. You’re not going to find a nicer young man” External link

dailynews Monday, September 7, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Now that it’s May, you’re starting to see him,” External link

dailynews Monday, September 7, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m seeing a higher level of competing on our guy’s part. We’re tuned in a little bit better,” External link

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

Joe Maddon said : “Execution of the pitch to me is not been great in those in those moments, and oftentimes the selection of which pitch to throw has not been great in those moments,” “And that’s what I want to get right. That’s what we need to get right. And that’s what we’re working on right now and I’ve been working on it for about two or three weeks” External link

dailynews Monday, September 7, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “To be good, you have to know exactly what you’re doing,” “Who is on deck? Is a base open? What can or can I not do? Is the guy on deck a better choice for me than this guy” External link

dailynews Monday, September 7, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The two-out runs that we’re giving up is astronomical,” “That’s got to go away. You can’t be a good ballclub and do that” External link

dailynews Monday, September 7, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s made pretty good adjustments,” “As a young player in this league you are constantly making adjustments, and he already had. Remember what he looked like when he first came up? He’s settling in to becoming more of a player” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “How could you not love Andrelton Simmons playing shortstop for you?” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’re at the point now where I can’t worry about hurting anyone’s feelings,” “Everybody has an opportunity. I’m just looking for guys to get people out” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think it was really something to grow off,” External link

dailynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I can not give him enough praise,” External link

foxnews Saturday, September 5, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I can not give him enough praise,” External link

usaToday Saturday, September 5, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Nobody’s going to be labeled ‘the closer,’” “We’re just gonna try to match it up late as well as we can, based on availability, and with Felix, I want to get him on their best hitters late” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 5, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Part of his resume suggests he’s going to be able to play the outfield, so we’ll get him out there,” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 5, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m not saying he won’t, but I’ve not had that conversation at all,” “Not even once. So under those circumstances, I would think probably not” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 5, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Probably a lot of us or most of us have sprained an ankle in the past. It’s pretty nasty, it burns, it just does not want to go away,” “So whatever it takes to get him right, I’m into it” External link

dailynews Friday, September 4, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "A lot of strikes, he filled up the strike zone," "He was in attack mode and I'm here to tell you if he could just stay in that frame of mind, he can be that successful on a consistent basis. The (radar) gun number is not gonna read really high, but on field level, it jumps at the end, and hitters will show you that" External link

longbeachstar Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “No question, he’s developing into a pretty good looking outfielder,” “There’s a long way to go yet. Don’t be satisfied. But if he could just keep improving how he gets set, his first move, his first step, and how to get his feet set more quickly and unload the ball more quickly, those are the next things we need to get done” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “No question, he’s developing into a pretty good looking outfielder,” “There’s a long way to go yet. Don’t be satisfied. But if he could just keep improving how he gets set, his first move, his first step, and how to get his feet set more quickly and unload the ball more quickly, those are the next things we need to get done” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You don’t just jump right in there (and make changes),” “I’m a big believer in that. Whether a guy in Rookie ball or a guy like this you’re just getting, give him a chance to be who he is. Watch him closely. He’ll come to you with questions. If he’s really in trouble, he’ll come ask questions. But something like this acquisition, let him go play” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : ”He is truly day to day,” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Talking to Max himself, he’s kind of smiling more easily and he’s feeling good about it,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 31, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The same with the trainers. All I could say is that he’s not going to take as long as they originally thought. But I still don’t know what that number is going to be yet” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, August 31, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "If you're a young man like that and all you're going to get to do is swing the bat, that's going to get kind of boring," External link

longbeachstar Sunday, August 30, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s been oftentimes, even in our games so far this year, that as the game is in progress, and you get a guy that can do a variety of different things, there’s more options at your disposal,” “Whether it’s a pinch hit, pinch run, maybe trying to upgrade your defense, all that stuff. When you get like that one guy, that real super-U guy, then he expands your bench” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “All these guys need to know and hear is the absolute truth as you got it for them, without any kind of layering or dissembling,” External link

dailynews Sunday, August 30, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “With the situation we’re in here, it was the right thing to do, but we’re going to miss him,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought it was absolutely perfect,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I know this is the era of the breaking ball in regards to usage, but he’s different,” “He’s got a different kind of delivery and the way the ball reacts in the zone. And actually I think when he goes to too many breaking balls, he is giving the other team more opportunity, so I love the attack mode tonight. In my mind’s eye, that’s what he can look like and how good he can be” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s a big league play, brother,” “If we don’t make that play, there’s a chance of it being an entirely different ballgame, and that’s an understatement” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I know this is the era of the breaking ball in regards to usage, but he’s different,” “He’s got a different kind of delivery and the way the ball reacts in the zone. And actually I think when he goes to too many breaking balls, he is giving the other team more opportunity, so I love the attack mode tonight. In my mind’s eye, that’s what he can look like and how good he can be” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s a big league play, brother,” “If we don’t make that play, there’s a chance of it being an entirely different ballgame, and that’s an understatement” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “They’re letting their voice be heard, and I love all of that,” “I am so proud to be a part of that. And not only within our group here, but within the entire industry and beyond. I’m glad that our guys are participating. It’s good for them. It’s good for us, as an organization, as an industry, so it’s about time that things have rolled in that direction. I’m very proud of our guys” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We just want him to go down there and work on a couple things,” “That’s it. No more complicated than that” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “moving better than we anticipated already,” External link

dailynews Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He's hit a certain way his whole career and he's been very successful, so you're not trying to change anything," "Maybe just point out different things, remind him of different things or just listen to him, and a lot of times these guys will answer their own questions. Just trying to support him and remind him what got him to this particular point" External link

longbeachstar Friday, August 28, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He's hit a certain way his whole career and he's been very successful, so you're not trying to change anything," "Maybe just point out different things, remind him of different things or just listen to him, and a lot of times these guys will answer their own questions. Just trying to support him and remind him what got him to this particular point" External link

irishsun Friday, August 28, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t mind the regroup period,” “It’s going to help some arms, chill a little bit, it’s definitely going to help some legs on the position players. A lot of these guys have been going every day, they’ve been grinding it really hard. So, it’s okay to grab these two, it’s like a mini version of our All Star break right now” External link

click2houston Wednesday, August 26, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t mind the regroup period,” “It’s going to help some arms, chill a little bit, it’s definitely going to help some legs on the position players. A lot of these guys have been going every day, they’ve been grinding it really hard. So, it’s okay to grab these two, it’s like a mini version of our All Star break right now” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon dijo : “Cuando uno llegue ahí, va a sentir mucha adrenalina. Probablemente estaremos lo suficientemente bien para jugar esos encuentros. Estaremos emocionados y cargados de energía” External link

wsoctv Friday, May 31, 2019 3:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon dijo : “Si no lográbamos esto, ¿cómo íbamos a jugar a la defensiva después? Pero muchas veces no me preocupo por eso” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon indicó : “Las conversaciones han sido buenas, y él dice lo correcto” External link

wsoctv Monday, March 18, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon disse : "Se voc� acredita nesse tipo de coisa, ser� um atraso na sua vida por muito tempo" External link

folha Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:08:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon insisté : "Je ne suis pas déçu par notre défaite, le score ne réflète pas la physionomie du match" External link

afp-fr Wednesday, October 26, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT



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Alex Cobb said ( about Joe Maddon ) : "I've loved every minute since the second they called me in the offseason and told me I was coming over," "Everybody's treated me with just so much respect and kindness, and I've always been a huge fan of (Angels manager Joe Maddon). He gave me my first chance when I was 23 years old, and he gave me another chance at 33" External link

longbeachstar Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:04:00 PM EAT

Taylor Ward said ( about Joe Maddon ) : “It’s a mindset going to bed, knowing you can prepare yourself better,” “I love the confidence that (Manager) Joe (Maddon) has in me to go out there. It’s great. It’s everything” External link

dailynews Friday, June 18, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Justin Upton said ( about Joe Maddon ) : “I think he’s pretty comfortable out there,” “I don’t think it’s a big deal when Joe does put him out there” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Jose Quintana said ( about Joe Maddon ) : “It’s hard; you want to keep competing,” “I wanted that ‘W’ for the team and for me. I want to win, and it’s hard when we go out but I respect that. We have really good relievers and it is what it is. I respect Joe’s decision” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Dexter Fowler said ( about Joe Maddon ) : “I knew what I was getting with Joe,” “Loved playing for him the two years I did. I obviously kept in touch with him and congratulated him. I knew he liked me as a player. Just being able to get traded to a veteran team with a chance to win, that was my mindset” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Taylor Ward said ( about Joe Maddon ) : “Being drafted as a catcher, and catching my whole life, I do miss it,” “Being able to get back behind the plate, putting the gear on again, it’s awesome… I love being a utility player. Anywhere Joe needs, for him or our team, I’m willing to do” External link

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Joe Maddon said : “Everything that he did this year, is just going to permit him to have even more confidence next year, so I wouldn’t ask him to do anything else,” “I would like to see him replicate it and add some more innings next year. That’s about it” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 4, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s a good way to wrap it up for the year, other than being able to participate a little bit longer,” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 4, 2021 4:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Just a fabulous, fabulous year and there is only one person who could replicate it and it’s him,” External link

eagletribune Monday, October 4, 2021 4:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “To pull that off would have been spectacular,” “Absolutely. And we had it in our grasp and we then we lost it” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think it’s it is good to see that,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “In my mind’s eye, that’s what we’re looking forward to,” “That’s what it’s supposed to look and feel like. And we have to work very hard to get to this point all year long” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s met all the expectations for me,” “I like what I’m seeing a lot … You’re seeing plus plus defense and speed. At the plate, I know you’re noticing the ball off the bat, how hard he hit the baseball to all fields. That’s going to just keep getting better” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s brutally frank, brutally honest,” “Both ways I mean. Either it’s complimentary or what they need to hear on, I guess, the negative side of things. There is no gray area. By the time anybody leaves that room, there is no gray. I’ll tell you that. It’s black and white. You get it. It’s beautiful. It’s absolutely beautiful” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s met all the expectations for me,” “I like what I’m seeing a lot … You’re seeing plus plus defense and speed. At the plate, I know you’re noticing the ball off the bat, how hard he hit the baseball to all fields. That’s going to just keep getting better” External link

dailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s brutally frank, brutally honest,” “Both ways I mean. Either it’s complimentary or what they need to hear on, I guess, the negative side of things. There is no gray area. By the time anybody leaves that room, there is no gray. I’ll tell you that. It’s black and white. You get it. It’s beautiful. It’s absolutely beautiful” External link

dailynews Sunday, October 3, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Our guys got that opportunity to get to feel what it's like to go to the playoffs," "It definitely had that vibe (Friday)" External link

longbeachstar Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:11:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If he went five innings, 75 pitches, I think we would all enjoy that,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, October 2, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If he went five innings, 75 pitches, I think we would all enjoy that,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, October 2, 2021 9:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s definitely earned the right to come in and be part of the rotation,” “It’s pretty much his to lose” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s what it needs to look like,” “You’ve got to pitch better than good pitching. And they have an outstanding pitching staff” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:58:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If he went five innings, 75 pitches, I think we would all enjoy that,” External link

click2houston Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Just talking with him, he just felt it was the right time to shut 'er down, so that's what we're going to do," External link

longbeachstar Friday, October 1, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I haven't do-ne a full postmortem thing, but superficially, my gosh, what he's done has never been done before," "We've talked about it a thousand times. And to finish as strongly as he did in 130 innings, this could not have worked out any better" External link

longbeachstar Friday, October 1, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "This is the first year of a lot of groundbreaking stuff by him, and I think it's going to continue," "The guy is really driven. He takes care of himself perfectly, and he's going to keep getting better as he understands what people are trying to do to him" External link

longbeachstar Friday, October 1, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “This is the first year of a lot of ground-breaking stuff by him,” “I think it’s going to continue” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:27:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Bay Rays ) : "I try to avoid comparisons, but he looks very similar to when I had him in Tampa Bay," "There's no difference. The velocity is the same. When that split is on, it's devastating. He's competitive and he's a great athlete. I don't know what the future holds for him or what his intentions are, but what I saw the last two times, it's what I saw in the past" External link

longbeachstar Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:04:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound," External link

foxnews Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Going back to spring training when Perry was totally on board with him not having any kind of limitation, I think this could not have worked out any better" "I think 130 (innings) is a really nice number going into next year" External link

foxnews Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "If anybody misconstrues that as though he wants to leave, that’s trying to connect some dots that weren’t necessarily what he, not at all what he said," External link

foxnews Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Going back to spring training when Perry was totally on board with him not having any kind of limitation, I think this could not have worked out any better” “I think 130 (innings) is a really nice number going into next year” External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If anybody misconstrues that as though he wants to leave, that’s trying to connect some dots that weren’t necessarily what he, not at all what he said,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, September 30, 2021 8:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s as good as he looked right there,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was a pretty complete game on our part,” “Outstanding pitching. That’s as good as our bullpen can look right there. Nice team win” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

japantoday Thursday, September 30, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Going back to spring training when Perry was totally on board with him not having any kind of limitation, I think this could not have worked out any better” “I think 130 (innings) is a really nice number going into next year” External link

japantoday Thursday, September 30, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If anybody misconstrues that as though he wants to leave, that’s trying to connect some dots that weren’t necessarily what he, not at all what he said,” External link

japantoday Thursday, September 30, 2021 6:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon told : "Just talking with him, he just felt it was the right time to shut her down, so that's what we're going to do," External link

longbeachstar Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Everything he did this year, I think is just going to permit him to have more confidence next year," "I would obviously like to see him replicate it and add more innings next year. That's about it" External link

longbeachstar Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” “I think he’s exceeded expectations on the mound this year. Anybody that would have thought he would go 130 innings and put up those kind of numbers, strikeouts, the walks, ERA, everything that he’s done. I think that’s sufficient” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “What he’s done has never been done before,” “We’ve talked about that a thousand times. And then to finish as strongly as he did, at 130 innings. … This could not have worked out any better. I think 130 is a really nice number going into next year” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The hitting side of things, there’s still some things to chase right now which we’re all into,” “We’re hoping that he accomplishes those things. But it was right just to put the pitching down right now” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s such a respectful young man and I know he wants to get out there and show us where he’s at right now,” “And I think it’s the right thing to do” External link

dailynews Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

click2houston Thursday, September 30, 2021 2:50:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s really nothing left to prove on the mound,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, September 30, 2021 2:49:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We all feel the same way, we all want to win,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:20:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Justin Upton ) : “If you wanted to speak in theoretical terms before the season begins, you would think that (Upton is best in the middle),” “But in reality, it’s turned out this way seems to be our best method right now. I’m in no hurry to get J-Up out of the leadoff spot” External link

dailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 8:32:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s one of those things the pitcher naturally reacts, and sometimes pitchers need to stay out of the way,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That should be shown for a while,” “That was more than unlikely. Unbelievable… That was one of the better double plays I’ve seen” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I did think about it, but I don’t want to mess with his mojo right now,” “It’s been fabulous. There’s been a lot of action at the bottom and he’s really taken care of it well” External link

dailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I didn’t want to mess with Fletch,” “He’s been going so well. It’s No. 9, but so many things are happening. He’s setting up the top guys on getting on in front of him. There’s still a lot of work to be done down there” External link

dailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The skill level has always been really good,” “I just think his focus overall has been first-rate. There’s just little things we’ve always talked about. Little mental mistakes that we wanted to see eradicated. Now he hasn’t been here that long, but so far so good” External link

dailynews Monday, June 21, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He is dangerous from line to line right now. In every part of his game, it cannot be better," External link

manilatimes Sunday, June 20, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He was going along wonderfully and lost his tempo when I had to get him (in the sixth inning)," "This is another wonderful outing to build off of. As he gets more chances down the road, he can go more deeply" External link

manilatimes Sunday, June 20, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s making it very difficult regarding decision-making, in a good way,” “Give him credit. I’ve always believed this was in him. Now he’s showing it. He’s taking advantage of the opportunity” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Somebody asked me today, ‘what does it mean to play like it’s 1985?’ There’s your answer,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s making it very difficult regarding decision-making, in a good way,” “Give him credit. I’ve always believed this was in him. Now he’s showing it. He’s taking advantage of the opportunity” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Somebody asked me today, ‘what does it mean to play like it’s 1985?’ There’s your answer,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I just don't function that way," "This is an opportunity for him to showcase even more. I believe he'll handle it properly. Nobody knows if someone will get hurt or if it affects performance afterward. It's all conjecture" External link

longbeachstar Saturday, June 19, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Nothing about him is difficult because the communication is so good,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I'm not as against that as others," "I just don't like it when it becomes never-ending. There's got to be a more finite way of doing it. It can be exhausting" External link

usaToday Friday, June 18, 2021 10:54:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "There's a method; there needs to be a grittiness about Angels teams," "That's how we made our mark -- playing the game properly, relentless execution of fundamentals. You know you're in for a hand-to-hand combat situation when you play against us. That's what I'm looking for. That's the vibe" External link

longbeachstar Friday, June 18, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s so wonderful to get back to some normalcy,” External link

dailynews Friday, June 18, 2021 7:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s a better path to the ball,” “If you remember what his problems were when he got too steep and was swinging totally uphill, they were beating him with elevated fastballs. They can’t do that anymore. He is able to cover” External link

dailynews Friday, June 18, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If you look at Shohei’s results, he’s done pretty well with him,” “I’m not worried about Stassi at all, but at this point, it’s worked out pretty well and I don’t want to run away from it. At some point, Stassi is going to have to catch him too” External link

dailynews Friday, June 18, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He's better than we thought or expected," "He went through a couple tests outside with the trainers. We expect him to be out a couple days, which is good news. I guess it was a mild strain of sorts. ... That's the initial report" External link

longbeachstar Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m not giving up on it,” “I’m not giving up on the concept. It just hasn’t played out that way yet. But I think overall, maybe some guys to this point have not performed at the level that we thought they would, but I think we’re starting to see that they are going in that direction” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:13:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “As an industry and moving forward and really trying to create the best version of our game that we can to make it interesting for us and for kids that may want to play in the future, I think it’s the right thing to do,” “It is really an unfair advantage. And that unfair advantage can also be defined in regards to games with greater resources possibly. I’m not talking about getting better sticky stuff, I’m talking about getting better players that then utilize enhancements like this that make them even better” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Better than we thought or expected,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He was right at 100 pitches,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “As an industry and moving forward and really trying to create the best version of our game that we can to make it interesting for us and for kids that may want to play in the future, I think it’s the right thing to do,” “It is really an unfair advantage. And that unfair advantage can also be defined in regards to games with greater resources possibly. I’m not talking about getting better sticky stuff, I’m talking about getting better players that then utilize enhancements like this that make them even better” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Better than we thought or expected,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m kind of pleased with it all,” “I don’t want to offend anybody on our team, absolutely not, but as an industry and moving forward and really trying to create the best version of our game that we possibly can to make it interesting for us and for young kids that may want to play in the future, I think it’s the right thing to do. It is really an unfair advantage” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think the more that’s attached to it, I want to believe, the less likely it’s going to occur,” “So if you really want to eradicate it, you’ve got to really dig down and do so” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m kind of pleased with it all,” “I don’t want to offend anybody on our team, absolutely not, but as an industry and moving forward and really trying to create the best version of our game that we possibly can to make it interesting for us and for young kids that may want to play in the future, I think it’s the right thing to do. It is really an unfair advantage” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think the more that’s attached to it, I want to believe, the less likely it’s going to occur,” “So if you really want to eradicate it, you’ve got to really dig down and do so” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s better than we had thought or expected,” “We expect him to be out just a couple days, which is great news” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “All the needles are pointing in the direction that he should be able to play when we get back home,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 5:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon told : "He went in for an examination, everything's coming along really well, the healing process is definitely occurring," External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I'm not as against that as others," "I just don't like it when it becomes never-ending. There's got to be a more finite way of doing it. It can be exhausting. But again, it's something where I would want to ask him how he felt about it. He will be honest. I don't think this is something you want to force him to do or not to do" External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "It would be kind of a stretch, I think, right now from what I’m hearing," "Who knows how things could change? But you just really want to make sure that this injury is healed properly. Just to push it to get him in the All-Star Game to me would not be wise" External link

foxnews Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Eventually soon he’ll be able to jog a little bit, but the baseball activities are still a little far away," External link

foxnews Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It would be kind of a stretch, I think, right now from what I’m hearing,” “Who knows how things could change? But you just really want to make sure that this injury is healed properly. Just to push it to get him in the All-Star Game to me would not be wise” External link

usaToday Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Eventually soon he’ll be able to jog a little bit, but the baseball activities are still a little far away,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Just be aggressive on defense and make sure everybody’s on the same page,” “Having the right guys out there being healthy matters too” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He's taking the opportunity and running with it," "For me, he's just more comfortable in his major league skin. Just the way he's going about his day, even when he's not pitching" External link

longbeachstar Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I think he's morphing into a better version of a major league pitcher just by handling the moment," "I think stuff-wise, he's the same, but it's a better application of his stuff" External link

longbeachstar Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:28:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Baseball has a cruel way of making its own decisions,” “Just play it out. You do like the depth. You do want people to do well. Something’s probably going to happen that you’re going to need him” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “One of my favorite signs of a really solid group is when you win in extra innings on the road,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Baseball has a cruel way of making its own decisions,” “Just play it out. You do like the depth. You do want people to do well. Something’s probably going to happen that you’re going to need him” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “One of my favorite signs of a really solid group is when you win in extra innings on the road,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 4:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t care how long you’ve played and how much you’ve accomplished, confidence can wane,” “When it takes a leave of absence, it’s tough. It’s all about confidence. I want to believe this game today can get him rolling. Those were crispy coming off his bat” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 13, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Pretty much a brilliant night for Shohei,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 7:57:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve only seen this guy hit,” “I’ve seen him actually be a good hitter. I’ve never seen a time where he wasn’t” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 12, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There was kind of lag in the swing, like a golf club where you kind of shallow the club,” “He was trying to lift everything. Now he’s way more direct to the ball” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 12, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve only seen this guy hit,” “I’ve seen him actually be a good hitter. I’ve never seen a time where he wasn’t” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:52:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There was kind of lag in the swing, like a golf club where you kind of shallow the club,” “He was trying to lift everything. Now he’s way more direct to the ball” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:52:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "There are a lot of little subplots coming together and making for this to be a pretty good moment right now," External link

longbeachstar Friday, June 11, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He really operated the curveball well today," "The curveball, I think, is a really good pitch, and it gives every hitter a different velocity and speed to be concerned with" External link

foxnews Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He really operated the curveball well today,” “The curveball, I think, is a really good pitch, and it gives every hitter a different velocity and speed to be concerned with” External link

eagletribune Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think they’re gaining more confidence in what they’re doing,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t think you’re going to see it coming anytime soon in a game,” “It’s just a rotational thing that helps them feel looser in the core and the trunk” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, June 10, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The back of the baseball card tells me that he will (improve),” “He’s not hurt. He had been hurt. I think he was really getting rolling and he just has not recaptured the form yet. But he’s well. He’s young. He’s really good. I believe he’s going to get hot, like the game owes us. It’s owed to us somehow. This guy’s too good to have that kind of a number. So we’ll stay with him, obviously. And I have a lot of faith in him” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, June 10, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "There's a lot of offense in there," External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That's the farthest ball I've ever seen hit here,” “I've never seen one hit there before. ... It has an impact on that pitcher, I promise you. That kid is pretty good, and we roughed him up early” External link

japantoday Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That's the farthest ball I've ever seen hit here,” “I've never seen one hit there before. ... It has an impact on that pitcher, I promise you. That kid is pretty good, and we roughed him up early” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His ball has a lot of jump,” “There are a lot of pitchers with that kid of fastball, velocity-wise but he has this extra thing at the plate… He’s an unusual pitcher in today’s game because the number doesn’t register that high, but the characteristics are that good” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It has an impact on that pitcher, I promise you,” “That kid is pretty good and we roughed him up early. It can take confidence away from him. You want to score first and throw the first punch and we did” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There are so many nice things that occurred tonight,” “That’s the formulaic game that you’re looking for” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Phil Gosselin ) : “Gosselin does do well against lefties,” “That’s a big part of the reason that he’s here” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The big thing is to keep his strike zone organized,” “He can hit them. There’s no doubt in my mind” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think if we keep him really fresh, he can sustain these numbers, and conversely if we run him into the ground, it could go away,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That was the kind of vintage stuff that we had seen from him last year,” “There was an adjustment made. It’s nothing significant. You would never even be able to pick it up. But with these guys, you’re talking about guys that are really good at what they do, major league players. The adjustments are normally minuscule” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Dylan Bundy ) : “There was a lot of hard contact,” “He did not seem comfortable… He didn’t lose his composure. He didn’t lose his confidence. He just kept getting better. I believe the latter part of today’s game is the Dylan Bundy game we’ve been used to and we will expect in the future. I believe it’s a really good game for him to build off” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You don’t want to all of the sudden have a three-run homer where you shrink the lead to the point where now you really have to stress out your bullpen,” “I wanted to be a little proactive there and Chris did a great job” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s why I popped him up there in the 5 hole,” “There’s a lot of offense in there. I think he’s becoming a more knowledgable hitter. He’s understanding himself better. And you see that power to right-center. That’s impressive” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His timeline should be pretty positive or aggressive,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I liked the guy so much,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you play there, it’s different as a pitcher, not just the way the ball carries but the way your pitches break and react,” “I’ve heard good things… If you’re pitching in Salt Lake City, you definitely love to get to sea level” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His timeline should be pretty positive or aggressive,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I liked the guy so much,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you play there, it’s different as a pitcher, not just the way the ball carries but the way your pitches break and react,” “I’ve heard good things… If you’re pitching in Salt Lake City, you definitely love to get to sea level” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s times when you could just tell us something was awry,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 7, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’ve been digging a little bit,” “So we’ll see. You know, you always think you (found something). Then you’ve got to get the guy out there and see if it actually translates. But it was something legit. So we’ll see how it plays out” External link

dailynews Monday, June 7, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That has nothing to do with what’s going to happen tomorrow,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 7, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His fastball command and his changeup were really good,” “Then he started dropping in sliders later. I think he had everything going on. … He kept getting better as that game concluded” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 7, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s morphing or changing into a better version of a major league starter, just by how he’s handling the moment,” “Stuff wise is the same, but a better application of the stuff” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 7, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "When you’re down a grand slam it takes the air out of the balloon, but it didn’t feel that way," "There was a strong sense we could do it and we did" External link

foxnews Sunday, June 6, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Justin Upton ) : "I've had power guys in the past struggle, and most of the time, they get moved down in the batting order, but with a guy of (Upton's) pedigree, I wanted to move him up and give him a different mindset to work with," "He's looking more to the middle of the field and trying to get on base. He's trying to hit singles, but he knows his power is there and he's shown that, too. Just a different seat on the deck and a different way to look at things" External link

longbeachstar Sunday, June 6, 2021 4:44:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you’re down a grand slam it takes the air out of the balloon, but it didn’t feel that way,” “There was a strong sense we could do it and we did” External link

kiro7 Sunday, June 6, 2021 10:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you’re down a grand slam it takes the air out of the balloon, but it didn’t feel that way,” “There was a strong sense we could do it and we did” External link

eagletribune Sunday, June 6, 2021 9:46:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The big thing for me is to get his strike zone back,” “Once he does that, I think he’ll take off again. That’s a big part of the equation” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve definitely been aware we’ve been beaten a lot in front of us,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m excited when he walks up to start the game for us,” “Certain guys can make an impact real fast. He’s thinking really good. He’s real clear. I know he likes the idea of leading this team” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The big thing for me is to get his strike zone back,” “Once he does that, I think he’ll take off again. That’s a big part of the equation” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve definitely been aware we’ve been beaten a lot in front of us,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m excited when he walks up to start the game for us,” “Certain guys can make an impact real fast. He’s thinking really good. He’s real clear. I know he likes the idea of leading this team” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 6, 2021 7:17:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I like it when he’s aggressive,” “Early in the season, they were just beating up on him. He’s trying to get on base, and he’s in a bad count almost every at-bat it seemed. I think being in the No. 9 hole, it gives him more flexibility to do or try different things” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He definitely needs a different version of launch angle,” “He was just doing some work out here and the ball was definitely more on a line. I think that’s where he needs to stay” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Right now I’m just liking it,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His (peripheral) numbers are good, the velocity and the breaking ball,” “I want to believe there’s a nice little run coming out of him very soon” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I like it when he’s aggressive,” “Early in the season, they were just beating up on him. He’s trying to get on base, and he’s in a bad count almost every at-bat it seemed. I think being in the No. 9 hole, it gives him more flexibility to do or try different things” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He definitely needs a different version of launch angle,” “He was just doing some work out here and the ball was definitely more on a line. I think that’s where he needs to stay” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Right now I’m just liking it,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “His (peripheral) numbers are good, the velocity and the breaking ball,” “I want to believe there’s a nice little run coming out of him very soon” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "When you have a normal bench with three to four extra guys, rock and roll, it's easy, but when it's two or three guys, it becomes more problematic," External link

longbeachstar Friday, June 4, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "When you have a normal bench with three to four extra guys, rock and roll, it's easy, but when it's two or three guys, it becomes more problematic," External link

irishsun Friday, June 4, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t think he had one reliable pitch tonight,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 4, 2021 9:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought from an offensive perspective we just came out of our zones,” “I think we aided (Sheffield) a bit. We got the good lead, then we gave it right back up. There is such a thing as momentum and they recaptured it” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 4, 2021 9:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you have a level playing field, then better baseball wins,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 4, 2021 8:04:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When you have a level playing field, then better baseball wins,” External link

dailynews Friday, June 4, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Matty hasn’t said said anything negative to me,” “None of the pitchers have come and spoken to me. I think everyone kind of likes it” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:06:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "We started 0-2 against two good teams and end up at 3-3 on a very difficult road trip, you've got to give our guys a lot of credit and our coaches a lot of credit for that," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "it just got to the point where we weren’t sure," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He’s feeling really pretty good about himself right now. He’s back, it’s the normal Stass," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I think it's mental adhesion in the fact that it's off that he probably is going to feel a little bit better about himself being more able to move around freely and that's kind of the first step," "Believe me, he's motivated to get back" External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "We're looking to get him back relatively quick. He's on the verge of getting back up here," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The moral of the story is you started 0-2 against two good teams and ended up 3-3 on a very difficult road trip,” “You’ve got to give our guys a lot of credit and our coaches a lot of credit for that. That was pretty impressive” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “it just got to the point where we weren’t sure,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s feeling really pretty good about himself right now. He’s back, it’s the normal Stass,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think it's mental adhesion in the fact that it's off that he probably is going to feel a little bit better about himself being more able to move around freely and that's kind of the first step,” “Believe me, he's motivated to get back” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We're looking to get him back relatively quick. He's on the verge of getting back up here,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “My intention is not to go home at the end of the season and watch other teams in the playoffs,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:02:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think (Stassi was missed) a lot actually,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "That's what we're thinking it is but we want to make sure. He was feeling it that last inning out there and of course the velocity was coming down," "When he says he's hurt, he's hurt" External link

foxnews Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When he says he’s hurt, he’s hurt,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:23:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s thrown the ball really well,” “I think he’s ready for an opportunity like that” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:23:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t know that that getting them out there more often is going to be the answer,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:23:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “When he says he’s hurt, he’s hurt,” External link

dailynews Monday, May 31, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s thrown the ball really well,” “I think he’s ready for an opportunity like that” External link

dailynews Monday, May 31, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t know that that getting them out there more often is going to be the answer,” External link

dailynews Monday, May 31, 2021 11:39:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "The guy's got three well-above-average pitches, and now it's just starting to come together for him," "Now he knows where it's going and that's the difference. I've seen it before. He can stay like this for a while" External link

longbeachstar Monday, May 31, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I just want him to keep doing what he’s doing and then try to make a decision later,” “I think J-Up has done a nice job there. He’s responded well. So I don’t think it’s time to mess with it, but I probably will at some point” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 31, 2021 5:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “To me he’s the star of the game,” “I know we had the lead at that point with a lot of game left, and he settled the whole thing down and permitted us to use the bullpen how we wanted to. Give him a lot of credit” External link

eagletribune Monday, May 31, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Any of them who hasn't shown well to this point will," "We've just got to continue to show faith and support in them. If they feel our support, they're going to pitch well. If they don't, then they're not. I think it's really as simple as that" External link

longbeachstar Sunday, May 30, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He wasn’t actually as sore as normal. Maybe tomorrow he might be sorer. He was OK. That always amazes,” “To pitch whatever he did, how many pitches he threw yesterday, almost 100, and with the velocity he has and the split that he had. To say that he felt really good today is kind of phenomenal. You see the way he swung the bat, you see the stolen base, just a different animal, man, it’s fun to work with him” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, May 30, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everything he did was first-rate,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, May 30, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s a great cheerleader. After we win he’s in the line all the time,” “He attends the meetings, he’s doing everything right. Our goal is to stay in the hunt somehow until he returns. Believe me, a lot of time spent mentally trying to understand how we maintain with this group here and Houston and a lot of the good teams that we’re going to be playing” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, May 30, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everything he did was first-rate,” “You could see his demeanor and calmness when things got hairy a couple times. It was a great game to build off” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I have a lot of confidence in our rotation,” “I like them. They are good. Any of them that hasn’t shown well to this point will. We have to continue to show faith and support. If they feel our support they will pitch well. I really anticipate it to keep getting better and better” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was really good energy today after a tough loss last night,” “I love the way our guys responded. That’s what we’re looking for” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everything he did was first-rate,” “You could see his demeanor and calmness when things got hairy a couple times. It was a great game to build off” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I have a lot of confidence in our rotation,” “I like them. They are good. Any of them that hasn’t shown well to this point will. We have to continue to show faith and support. If they feel our support they will pitch well. I really anticipate it to keep getting better and better” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It was really good energy today after a tough loss last night,” “I love the way our guys responded. That’s what we’re looking for” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 30, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “If you just show up on a particular day, he might not impress you with a particular tool or skill,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 29, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m just watching the engagement mentally from J-Up,” “That’s really what I’ve been watching. There’s definitely an attraction here for him. And I think we’re getting some really good at-bats. And he’s there to lead, not lead off, but to lead. I kind of like what he’s doing. So I don’t want to just run away from it yet” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 29, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Shohei showed you the brilliance of his athleticism,” “To do what he’s done offensively already, and I guess his ERA (2.72) is in pretty good shape too. And the variety of different ways he can maneuver a batting order. You just don’t see that very often. It’s impressive to watch from the side. I am focusing more on the nuance of what he’s doing and it’s pretty spectacular” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 29, 2021 8:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think he showed tonight he pitched pretty well just by pitching,” “I don’t know if that’s how we’re going to do it future-wise. I don’t think because he did so well that’s going to shut the door in any way on him doing both things in the same game. I just think he feels pretty good on how he threw the ball tonight” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 29, 2021 8:57:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon claimed : "There was an issue with the transfer on the BART" External link

foxnews Friday, May 28, 2021 10:45:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Shohei's pretty much regimented to get everything going about 4 o'clock for his start," External link

longbeachstar Friday, May 28, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Really good, right? I thought he was outstanding. Short notice," "That was a great outing to build off of" External link

foxnews Friday, May 28, 2021 12:59:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "It was just a transportation issue more than anything," External link

yahoo-au Friday, May 28, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "For us, Shohei's most comfortable, he's pretty much regimented to get everything going about 4 o'clock for his start," "It exceeded that by maybe an hour, so we started calling the audible at that point to not pitch him tonight. And if we're not going to pitch him, we're going to DH him" External link

yahoo-au Friday, May 28, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "It was just a transportation issue more than anything," External link

afp-en Friday, May 28, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "For us, Shohei's most comfortable, he's pretty much regimented to get everything going about 4 o'clock for his start," "It exceeded that by maybe an hour, so we started calling the audible at that point to not pitch him tonight. And if we're not going to pitch him, we're going to DH him" External link

afp-en Friday, May 28, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s one of those things that happens,” “There’s nothing you can do about it. It’s called life. We have to make the adjustment” External link

dailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Knowing Shohei’s routine, we figured at that point as it kept getting later and later not to push him on it,” “It’s just much easier for him to get ready to DH today” External link

dailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I like a three-man bench minimum if he does both,” “And four-man bench makes it relatively easy” External link

dailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s one of those things that happens,” “There’s nothing you can do about it. It’s called life. We have to make the adjustment” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Knowing Shohei’s routine, we figured at that point as it kept getting later and later not to push him on it,” “It’s just much easier for him to get ready to DH today” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I like a three-man bench minimum if he does both,” “And four-man bench makes it relatively easy” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 28, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon observed : "We have to get the pitching to settle down," External link

longbeachstar Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’ve had to battle baseball adversity, like every other team has. I’m really pleased and proud of the group,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, May 27, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Regardless of how we won it, we won it, and I want to take that as a positive,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Tony Watson ) : “Obviously it’s difficult because these are guys we are really counting on and feel really good about,” “Having said that, I believe they’ll be fine the next couple games. Tony has been outstanding and so has Mayers over the last year. These are our guys. It was a tough day. We won the game. Iglesias picked everybody up” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We have to get the pitching to settle down,” “We have to win 2-1, 3-1, 4-3 to get where we want to go” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’d go out in the outfield and run stuff down, and it’s just like you’d imagine,” “It’s all there. This guy can be a first-rate outfielder too. There’s no doubt” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t want to put some kind of teflon over him,” “I want him to play. Of course, limit risk-taking, but the whole game is risk. Every time he pitches, there could be a line drive back up the middle. There are so many potential risk moments that it’s hard to justify because he’s doing something different to all of the sudden become cautious” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s not only one of the better receivers, but also the bat,” “You can’t discount the bat, what he did last year, and what we believe he’s very capable of doing again. All of the sudden the power pops up and the score changes” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Every swing (Ohtani) takes right now looks like he can do that,” “He’s also accepting some walks, which I think is benefitting him. Every swing he takes it looks like the ball is going to be hit …. over 100 mph or better. It’s fascinating. He’s that strong. He’s that focused. And it’s not surprising us from the bench” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:15:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He actually came to me about it, told me how interested he was in doing it,” “I hadn’t even thought about it to that point, honestly. I texted (Team USA manager Mike Scioscia) quickly and let him know Jon Jay was interested. That’s the last conversation we had about it” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I just wanted him to come to the ballpark a little more slowly (Sunday) and if we need you we’ll use you, otherwise not,” “He’s going to have a busy week this week so I thought it would be the right thing to do” External link

eagletribune Monday, May 24, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I just wanted him to come to the ballpark a little more slowly (Sunday) and if we need you we’ll use you, otherwise not,” “He’s going to have a busy week this week so I thought it would be the right thing to do” External link

dailyjournal Monday, May 24, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The reports are that he’s doing really well,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s so much think about when you engage in this position, and good catchers make it look second nature,” “Until it is, you’re constantly thinking and really dissecting and digesting the game plan. There are all these different things that get thrown at you that make it a little more difficult. There’s no timeframe, but yes, go ahead Matty. Go ahead and become a big-league catcher” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I know he’s making some progress, but we still think he has things to work on,” “It’s one of those things you just have to wait. You don’t want to force somebody into a role here because you feel there’s a need” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “My only advice is to try to get on base, set the table, use the middle of the field and have a good time with it,” “Just go out there and play some baseball. If you get J-Up going, that would be huge for us” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The reports are that he’s doing really well,” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “There’s so much think about when you engage in this position, and good catchers make it look second nature,” “Until it is, you’re constantly thinking and really dissecting and digesting the game plan. There are all these different things that get thrown at you that make it a little more difficult. There’s no timeframe, but yes, go ahead Matty. Go ahead and become a big-league catcher” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I know he’s making some progress, but we still think he has things to work on,” “It’s one of those things you just have to wait. You don’t want to force somebody into a role here because you feel there’s a need” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “My only advice is to try to get on base, set the table, use the middle of the field and have a good time with it,” “Just go out there and play some baseball. If you get J-Up going, that would be huge for us” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I can’t fault their work and their energy,” “I am watching it. I see it. There’s no fault there” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about error ) : “When you’re not winning games you kind of have in hand, there’s normally a snowball effect with that,” “We can’t afford (to lose those). We have to win the games that we’re supposed to win. Our margins for error are really minimal. We’re not going to hit ourselves through a couple bad plays nor to this point have we been able to pitch through some bad moments” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Other than the velocity on the gun, he really hasn’t complained about anything,” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m going to look to give another day in there somewhere, to really start being a little bit more proactive,” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s going through baseball activities and they’re going to start pushing him a little bit more,” “He was very optimistic and upbeat. Better than several days ago. We’ll see how he comes out of the activities and then make any evaluation” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We got our bell rung all the time,” “You saw those little white dots all over the place, but you never thought anything of it. But now, justifiably and rightfully, it’s been dealt with in a different way. Now we know a lot more” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He has this period like you’re seeing: good swing, foul ball straight back, good swing, foul ball straight back,” “He’s working good at-bats. He’s not chasing, which I love. That to me tells me his strike zone is in order. All those foul balls going back, you’re going to start see going the other way. He just seems to find his groove, and then he might hit .400 for three or four weeks” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’ve given up a lot of runs late when we have leads. That’s the most frustrating way to lose for a team when you fight and then it goes wrong,” “You have to keep moving it forward. We did keep fighting back for us to get where we want to be we have to keep holding leads” External link

eagletribune Saturday, May 22, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s the most frustrating way to lose for a team, when you fight, fight, fight to come back and it goes wrong,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Jose Quintana ) : “were pretty rested coming into it,” “They all were in good shape for tonight. What (Quintana) did permitted us to do what we wanted to do. It just didn’t work out” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “For us as a baseball team,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 22, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He worked out (Friday) and in his words, he hasn’t thrown the ball that well in a bullpen session in a long time,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 22, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I didn’t realize it was that bleak,” “They did throw well toward the end of the game. Berrios is one of the better young pitchers in the game” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I didn’t want to press it at that point,” “I looked at it. It’s one of those things we’re going to have to watch closely. A different part of the year and different set of circumstances, he might have gone at least one more. He finished really strong. But with a fresh bullpen and a seven-inning game, it didn’t make sense (to leave him in)” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought he kept getting better,” “He hit 94 in his last inning. He had a really good split and he dumped in some nice curveballs” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 5:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought he kept getting better,” “I love it when his curveball is active. A different part of the year, different circumstances, he might have gone at least another inning. But with a really fresh bullpen in a seven-inning game, it didn’t make sense” External link

ChinaPost Friday, May 21, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I didn’t want to press it at that point,” “I looked at it. It’s one of those things we’re going to have to watch closely. A different part of the year and different set of circumstances, he might have kept going, but with a really fresh bullpen in a seven-inning game, it didn’t make sense (to leave him in)” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I thought he kept getting better,” “He hit 94 in his last inning. He had a really good split and he dumped in some nice curve balls” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t want to overreach because his velocity wasn’t his normal velocity,” “That happens to a lot of pitchers at different times of the year. I’m not just going to go off one outing that his fastball wasn’t what we thought it would be, so I want to continue with the same program” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He described feeling the same way in Houston, when he had a really good day,” “Let’s just get him back out there the next time. I’ll see what it looks like. For me, I want to continue along that same path. I don’t like to overreact to one brief moment” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think overall he’s proven this year, given the opportunity to do two things, that you should listen to him,” “Between what he’s doing at the plate and on the mound, I don’t see any real reason to interfere” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I would imagine he’s going to play this weekend, every game,” “But if he has any indicators of being fatigued, of course we would call an audible” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I know he’s doing really well,” “I don’t think he’s far off” External link

dailynews Friday, May 21, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t want to overreach because his velocity wasn’t his normal velocity,” “That happens to a lot of pitchers at different times of the year. I’m not just going to go off one outing that his fastball wasn’t what we thought it would be, so I want to continue with the same program” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He described feeling the same way in Houston, when he had a really good day,” “Let’s just get him back out there the next time. I’ll see what it looks like. For me, I want to continue along that same path. I don’t like to overreact to one brief moment” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think overall he’s proven this year, given the opportunity to do two things, that you should listen to him,” “Between what he’s doing at the plate and on the mound, I don’t see any real reason to interfere” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I would imagine he’s going to play this weekend, every game,” “But if he has any indicators of being fatigued, of course we would call an audible” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I know he’s doing really well,” “I don’t think he’s far off” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "There's definitely enough runs to be had, if in fact we pitch to that level and catch the ball," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can see the velocity and when that happens, coaches and the manager and trainers start looking in the face, for any wincing,” “Is he holding back? Is there any pain? We couldn’t see anything different. … He came in the dugout. He was very confident and very upbeat. There weren’t any indicators other than the gun on the scoreboard” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s the thing about Cleveland; they’re in good position because they pitch really well,” “Their bullpen is stocked with a lot of good arms, and that’s how they beat us, with their pitching to win two one-run games” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can see the velocity and when that happens, coaches and the manager and trainers start looking in the face, for any wincing,” “Is he holding back? Is there any pain? We couldn’t see anything different. … He came in the dugout. He was very confident and very upbeat. There weren’t any indicators other than the gun on the scoreboard” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s the thing about Cleveland; they’re in good position because they pitch really well,” “Their bullpen is stocked with a lot of good arms, and that’s how they beat us, with their pitching to win two one-run games” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Larry Bowa ) : “As soon as we acquired him, Larry Bowa called me immediately and gave me a great account,” “He talked about his bat and how good of a hitter he was” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He hits the ball hard and it has a different sound when he hits it,” “He is very talented in the batter’s box” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He’s thrown plenty in between,” “He feels a lot better. The finger feels a lot better. It’s just one of those things we’re going to have to watch” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t know the dates yet, but he’s really close, and he’s feeling pretty good,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 20, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve been around before with the loss of good players and they have come back at the right time and things worked out really well,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We have to tighten up with the pitching,” “Regardless of who we have missing, if we go out and pitch at a high level we can take care of things. That’s where our success lies. If we pitch, we win” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:53:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We were all surprised that ball was a pseudo-home run off that wall,” “Love to do something about that (yellow stripe). It was a surprise to him. (Claudio) is such a professional and such a great teammate, I wanted to make sure that he understood to me that was just a pop-up to right, and just really try to move on from it because we really need him” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We got caught napping right there,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:44:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said ( about Mike Trout ) : “None of us like the idea that Mike is unable to play but you have to move forward quickly. I was really pleased that we were able to fight back,” “No lament. This was an interesting night. We lost the game but I liked what I saw” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:30:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We were on a standing eight count and it helped get us back on our feet. That ball was properly struck and got us going back in the right direction,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:30:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’ve been around before with the loss of good players and they have come back at the right time and things worked out really well,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We have to tighten up with the pitching,” “Regardless of who we have missing, if we go out and pitch at a high level we can take care of things. That’s where our success lies. If we pitch, we win” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:22:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I saw nothing. I looked up and he was limping to the third base bag," External link

upi Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Maybe we should not have expected that much,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 18, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I saw nothing. I looked up and he was limping to the third base bag," "It was kind of innocuous and I had no idea why. It was hurting him pretty good" External link

foxnews Tuesday, May 18, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "He might have been looking for it. He is covering the whole zone and doing interesting things at the plate," "Just keep watching, it is pretty interesting to watch" External link

foxnews Tuesday, May 18, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I saw nothing. I looked up and he was limping to the third base bag,” “It was kind of innocuous and I had no idea why. It was hurting him pretty good” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, May 18, 2021 11:01:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I saw nothing. I looked up and he was limping to the third base bag,” “It was kind of innocuous and I had no idea why. It was hurting him pretty good” External link

japantoday Tuesday, May 18, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “He might have been looking for it. He is covering the whole zone and doing interesting things at the plate,” “Just keep watching, it is pretty interesting to watch” External link

japantoday Tuesday, May 18, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "I really don’t have (a response)," External link

foxnews Tuesday, May 18, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon told : “His full complement of talents were on display tonight,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, May 18, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It's just like a car wreck,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, May 16, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Everybody looks like they’re throwing the ball as well as they can. We’ve just got to get the results. We haven’t had those,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “We’re going to move him him back. We haven’t decided to where. No blisters, no nothing. It’s just being proactive,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’d have signed up for seven innings and 90 pitches 100 percent of the time,” “There was no reason to (leave him in) at all” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m hearing that everything we talked about, everything we’re trying to get him to, to focus on he has,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The bat is playing really big and he’s making a lot of wonderful adjustments on defense,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t anticipate it to be much longer than a normal stay (on the injured list),” “When his command’s off a little bit like it has been, there’s got to be a reason” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s one of those situations where it could have been done differently had it happened in spring training, or even last offseason,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I’m hearing that everything we talked about, everything we’re trying to get him to, to focus on he has,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “The bat is playing really big and he’s making a lot of wonderful adjustments on defense,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t anticipate it to be much longer than a normal stay (on the injured list),” “When his command’s off a little bit like it has been, there’s got to be a reason” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “It’s one of those situations where it could have been done differently had it happened in spring training, or even last offseason,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : "Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:03:00 PM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You don’t want to run either one into the ground, but I think when they’re out there, with the familiarity of the whole situation, they get better tempo, better rhythm,” “I’m not afraid to use these guys. I’m not talking about running them into the ground, but they perform better when their arms are moving” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “What he did in the field was spectacular,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s a couple days in a row,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You don’t want to run either one into the ground, but I think when they’re out there, with the familiarity of the whole situation, they get better tempo, better rhythm,” “I’m not afraid to use these guys. I’m not talking about running them into the ground, but they perform better when their arms are moving” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “What he did in the field was spectacular,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s a couple days in a row,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You don’t want to run either one into the ground, but I think when they’re out there, with the familiarity of the whole situation, they get better tempo, better rhythm,” “I’m not afraid to use these guys. I’m not talking about running them into the ground, but they perform better when their arms are moving” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “What he did in the field was spectacular,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s a couple days in a row,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “One of the things we wanted to get him beyond was just that he would just take, take, take and get in bad counts by being almost too selective,” “So I think right now his method of selectivity is more appropriate” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think it’s a pivotal day to try to make an assessment or judgment on when it’s gonna happen,” “He’s very optimistic. He’s feeling really good” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “One of the things we wanted to get him beyond was just that he would just take, take, take and get in bad counts by being almost too selective,” “So I think right now his method of selectivity is more appropriate” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I think it’s a pivotal day to try to make an assessment or judgment on when it’s gonna happen,” “He’s very optimistic. He’s feeling really good” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 11, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

japantoday Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, May 10, 2021 11:51:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 10, 2021 11:13:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

independent-UK Monday, May 10, 2021 10:26:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

seattlepi Monday, May 10, 2021 10:09:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Man, once he really gains even better command of the fastball and we get him stretched out a bit, pitching on a more consistent basis, I could see him going 100 pitches strong,” External link

680news Monday, May 10, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Momentum is very tenuous. We have to pitch well to win,” “So if we pitch well tomorrow, we have a chance to maintain momentum. And if we don’t, it’s going to be difficult” External link

usaToday Monday, May 10, 2021 6:36:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s one of those iffy things,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 10, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “That’s one of those iffy things,” External link

dailynews Monday, May 10, 2021 4:45:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Momentum is very tenuous. We have to pitch well to win,” “So if we pitch well tomorrow, we have a chance to maintain momentum. And if we don’t, it’s going to be difficult” External link

eagletribune Monday, May 10, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can feel the momentum even thought the television screen,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can feel momentum, even through a television screen,” “Really wonderful, the at-bats, moving the conga line. No quit. ... That's kind of a bonding moment, in a sense. Really proud of the boys” External link

seattlepi Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:38:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can feel momentum, even through a television screen,” “Really wonderful, the at-bats, moving the conga line. No quit. ... That's kind of a bonding moment, in a sense. Really proud of the boys” External link

eagletribune Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “You can feel the momentum even thought the television screen,” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 9, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I just think overall command has gotten better with the fastball,” “He actually placed it pretty good yesterday. His strike throwing was a lot better. His changeup is always good, it seems. I love his slider too. Velocity, I thought, was up, but more than anything, I think the delivery is at the point where he’s able to throw strikes more consistently. And as he does that, he can become very effective because the mix is outstanding” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “Right now, with everybody being well, I’m good with waiting (for Sandoval to start),” “He’s definitely going to be a starter at some point. But he’s doing some really good work right now. And we’re just gonna leave it there for the moment” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “I don’t think that’s out of the question, but we’ll see as the week progresses,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said : “How about it’s ‘the Angels’ Room?’ You always hear about individuals running the show, as opposed to the name on the front of the shirt,” “I think if you talk to Michael he would like it to be the Angels’ Room – really establish our method moving forward and get this organization rolling in the right direction, not only this year but the years to come” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 8, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Joe Maddon said :