Clint Hurdle

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Clint Hurdle said : "We connected the dots much better," "We hit it better, we pitched it better and we caught it better" External link

eagletribune Monday, August 26, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle comentó : “Comenzamos a hablar de distintas oportunidades” “Siempre fuimos abiertos por si salía algo mejor. Una oportunidad más rápida para regresar y jugar, así como una experiencia más oportuna para que se involucre con, posiblemente, un equipo que avance a la postemporada” External link

wsoctv Friday, August 23, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Some guys say: ‘The first time I was here, it was like a trip to the dentist. That was horrible. That was hard,’ ” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I just hope that there's a day that i'm living long enough to see it happen," External link

newson6 Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Some guys say: ‘The first time I was here, it was like a trip to the dentist. That was horrible. That was hard,’ ” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I just hope that there's a day that i'm living long enough to see it happen," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Later on in the game, clutch situations, I've seen him be really, really good," "And he's still driving in runs" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, August 15, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We haven't had one since we came out of the break, so it's a step in the right direction," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, August 15, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Sometimes you got to believe in things you can’t see,” “And we’ve had different guys step up the last two days in different areas and give us big pushes” External link

wkbn Wednesday, August 14, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Sometimes you got to believe in things you can’t see,” “And we’ve had different guys step up the last two days in different areas and give us big pushes” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 14, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I just felt it was time,” “We’ve had conversations. He’s worked on some things, and there just comes a point in time where, you know what? Let’s not work on some things” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There’s been growth on his part,” “And there’s been maturation on his part — not that it wasn’t there last year — but it’s just another season. And of course, it’s been so many firsts this season. And then I think he also understands that the priority of this unplug is to maximize the last six weeks or seven weeks” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Our best lineup’s with him in it when he’s hitting and playing at a level that we’ve grown accustomed to this year,” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I just felt it was time,” “We’ve had conversations. He’s worked on some things, and there just comes a point in time where, you know what? Let’s not work on some things” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There’s been growth on his part,” “And there’s been maturation on his part — not that it wasn’t there last year — but it’s just another season. And of course, it’s been so many firsts this season. And then I think he also understands that the priority of this unplug is to maximize the last six weeks or seven weeks” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Our best lineup’s with him in it when he’s hitting and playing at a level that we’ve grown accustomed to this year,” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s going to think what he thinks, he’s going to feel what he feels,” “I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you’re talking about” External link

wearecentralpa Friday, August 2, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was [during the brawl], I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

arkansasonline Friday, August 2, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

fox13memphis Friday, August 2, 2019 6:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s going to think what he thinks, he’s going to feel what he feels,” “I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you’re talking about” External link

ChinaPost Friday, August 2, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Yeah, I anticipate suspensions, and seeing some of the things that our guys were involved with, there definitely could be ramifications coming our way as well," External link

kiro7 Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

kiro7 Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We've had some challenges keeping the ball in the ballpark," "It's been a rough stretch from that standpoint" External link

kiro7 Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Yeah, I anticipate suspensions, and seeing some of the things that our guys were involved with, there definitely could be ramifications coming our way as well," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Yeah, I anticipate suspensions, and seeing some of the things that our guys were involved with, there definitely could be ramifications coming our way as well,” External link

pattayamail Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s going to think what he thinks, he’s going to feel what he feels,” “I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you’re talking about” External link

pattayamail Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

seattlepi Thursday, August 1, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Yeah, I anticipate suspensions, and seeing some of the things that our guys were involved with, there definitely could be ramifications coming our way as well,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Yeah, I anticipate suspensions, and seeing some of the things that our guys were involved with, there definitely could be ramifications coming our way as well," External link

wftv Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

wftv Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle told : "I've been swallowed up before, but it's been a long time," External link

upi Wednesday, July 31, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It’s hard right now, there’s no doubt about it,” “We battle adversity in different areas just about every night” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There’s an honor code out there about continuing to play,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : ”It was never for a lack of preparation or a lack of work,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, July 30, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I just felt that two of our first three hitters in the game got clipped on called third strikes. I wanted to stop a trend. That was basically it," "I thought both guys got punched out on strikes that weren't strikes" External link

timesofindia Sunday, July 28, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We've had some challenges keeping the ball in the ballpark," "It's been a rough stretch from that standpoint" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, July 27, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We've had some challenges keeping the ball in the ballpark," "It's been a rough stretch from that standpoint" External link

wftv Saturday, July 27, 2019 5:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s hit every pitch out of the ballpark,” “A changeup, a fastball, a breaking ball. When he’s going like that, he’s hard to get out” External link

forbes Friday, July 26, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s hit every pitch out of the ballpark,” “A changeup, a fastball, a breaking ball. When he’s going like that, he’s hard to get out” External link

forbes Friday, July 26, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s been on a roll,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, July 17, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Sometimes, at the end of the year, those teams go to the playoffs, that win it all, there's some unexpected pleasures that happen along the way that you didn't have walking in the door," External link

beloitdailynews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “When he swings at strikes, he does damage,” “He has a swing built to drive balls to all parts of the ballpark. He’s starting to find out who he is and what he is as a hitter. It’s incredible” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, July 8, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Where’s the respect for the game?” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Where’s the respect for the game?” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Nobody likes the ball up and in, so I can understand there is some angst involved,” “There's always going to be angst involved in the game of baseball, a manager is always going to try to protect his team and share his feelings” External link

foxnews Friday, July 5, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Nobody likes the ball up and in, so I can understand there is some angst involved," "There's always going to be angst involved in the game of baseball, a manager is always going to try to protect his team and share his feelings" External link

wsoctv Friday, July 5, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Nobody likes the ball up and in, so I can understand there is some angst involved," "There's always going to be angst involved in the game of baseball, a manager is always going to try to protect his team and share his feelings" External link

kiro7 Friday, July 5, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Nobody likes the ball up and in, so I can understand there is some angst involved," "There's always going to be angst involved in the game of baseball, a manager is always going to try to protect his team and share his feelings" External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 5, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I was very encouraged by his body of work tonight,” “I think he got into a good rhythm. He used all his pitches. His fastball, he used it to the four spots” External link

wearecentralpa Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:49:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Top-shelf pitching the last two days and hard contact at the plate the last two days,” “We ran the bases well. We made good contact. It was fun to watch our team compete and come out and win a series” External link

wearecentralpa Monday, July 1, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don’t know how many times you’ll see a guy give up nine singles and nobody hits the plate,” “So he made pitches throughout. He limited the barrel. He limited hard contact” External link

wearecentralpa Monday, July 1, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I’m always intrigued by the fact they say he was under the radar or he’s over-performed,” “Maybe we underestimated him. Maybe we under-evaluated him. Could be one or the other. All I know is he gets a chance, he shows up, he plays, he works hard. And there’s a lot of value to be said for that” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Trevor Williams ) : "Trevor's feeling good and we're intending to start him Wednesday against Detroit," External link

wftv Sunday, June 16, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Trevor Williams ) : "Trevor's feeling good and we're intending to start him Wednesday against Detroit," External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, June 16, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We had the go-ahead run at the plate," External link

fox13memphis Friday, June 14, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We had the go-ahead run at the plate," External link

fox5atlanta Friday, June 14, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We had the go-ahead run at the plate," External link

wsoctv Friday, June 14, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We had the go-ahead run at the plate," External link

seattlepi Friday, June 14, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "If you've played the game or you've been a part of sport, there's times when you drop your hat and your glove," "That doesn't mean you fight. You hold your ground" External link

upi Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The hard part is if the batter goes to first none of this happens,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle says : “it was a good first day as far as getting him back” External link

seattletimes Sunday, June 9, 2019 4:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's hitting our mistakes extremely well," "The balls are not where we wanted them, and he's clobbered them" External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's hitting our mistakes extremely well," "The balls are not where we wanted them, and he's clobbered them" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, May 29, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Toward the end of the day, you could see he wasn’t happy with the results with the opportunities he had,” “You show up, and you keep fighting” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, May 28, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Francisco Cervelli ) : “I think there’s a part of (Cervelli) that doesn’t ever want to come out of games,” “There’s a part of him that also thinks, ‘You know what, I’m not going to do myself any good by continuing, either.’ He’s had enough experienced through it all by now that he knows when it’s time to back away” External link

seattletimes Sunday, May 26, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It was complete command from start to the end,” “I think he retired nine guys on three pitches or less. It was just a really well-pitched game. He just continues to show us good stuff. He’s building some street cred a lot of different places” External link

seattletimes Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Bell ) : “Just a fun night for the Buccos,” “Bell is just mauling the ball” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Jokingly, before the game, I said, 'You need to do something special for Myrtle,' " External link

arkansasonline Monday, May 13, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Jokingly, before the game, I said, ‘You need to do something special for Myrtle,'” External link

seattletimes Monday, May 13, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Jordan Lyles ) : “I think there comes a point in time in a guy’s career where they figure out who they are, they like who they are and they go out and pitch like who they are,” “I think Lyles got to that point last season” External link

seattletimes Sunday, May 12, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I'm always wondering, am I ever going to get to work with this guy? Because I hadn't," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That was my experience working with Vlad," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I'm always wondering, am I ever going to get to work with this guy? Because I hadn't," External link

wftv Friday, May 3, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That was my experience working with Vlad," External link

wftv Friday, May 3, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I'm always wondering, am I ever going to get to work with this guy? Because I hadn't," External link

wsoctv Friday, May 3, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That was my experience working with Vlad," External link

wsoctv Friday, May 3, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I'm always wondering, am I ever going to get to work with this guy? Because I hadn't," External link

wftv Friday, May 3, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That was my experience working with Vlad," External link

wftv Friday, May 3, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I'm always wondering, am I ever going to get to work with this guy? Because I hadn't," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That was my experience working with Vlad," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There’s discipline and power, and there seems to be a feeling of bad intentions,” External link

dailynews Monday, April 29, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The ball kicked funny off the wall and Joey pushed it,” “He’s aggressive over there and they made a perfect relay” External link

seattletimes Monday, April 22, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He showed us he's a motivated man," External link

wftv Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He showed us he's a motivated man," External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, March 12, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I think we've really put two new men for us into place that have their finger on the pulse of the offensive game," External link

sunherald Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think we’ve really put two new men for us into place that have their finger on the pulse of the offensive game,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, March 2, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That's one of the things we took into consideration when we looked at the makeup of the roster in spring training," "The number of young players that we have here that we actually wanted to put eyes on. The number of guys we targeted in the offseason and brought in from the outside that we told there would be opportunities" External link

actionnewsjax Friday, March 1, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He came back and put a foot down," "It was fun to watch. I think he found something that works, and he can replicate it" External link

wftv Friday, February 22, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He came back and put a foot down," "It was fun to watch. I think he found something that works, and he can replicate it" External link

actionnewsjax Friday, February 22, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We've had people that've seen this man play defense and said, 'This guy can be dynamic,'" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Our intent is to win our division," "If you win your division, that puts you in a pretty good place. I love the fact that there's hunger in there and it's real, for all the right reasons. And I really like our pitching. If you've got good pitching, you put yourself in a really good position" External link

wftv Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Our intent is to win our division," "If you win your division, that puts you in a pretty good place. I love the fact that there's hunger in there and it's real, for all the right reasons. And I really like our pitching. If you've got good pitching, you put yourself in a really good position" External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Henry has really liked what he's seen,” “The first couple of weeks, he took Osuna out for defense because games mean a lot to the people over there. The last couple weeks, he's finished games defensively. Henry wouldn't be doing that if he didn't have the confidence in him. The work that's being done is paying off” External link

triblive Wednesday, December 13, 2017 4:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Retool is accurate. Retool is real,” “The players that are coming (from the minors), some are close to being ready. Some of those bench players are going to have greater opportunities to play this year than they did last year” External link

triblive Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “If you have some good players and they stay here for a while, eventually they're going to go because you can't keep them all,” “We've got some guys that have been here for a while” External link

triblive Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I would agree with you as far as that window (being closed) for these guys,” “But we've got more guys coming and Neal's so good at staying on top of the churn (turnover) of the roster. You're always going to have to have some guys that have not much major league experience based on salary and control. It's an industry-wide recognition” External link

triblive Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don't know how realistic you're being if you think we could actually have gotten better results from the group,” “This is the one area (where) I think we absolutely maximized growth (by) investing in young men and giving them opportunities to develop, command pitches, pitch meaningful innings, take some lumps, have some successes. Across the board, as good as we could've hoped for, in my mind” External link

triblive Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It speaks to (the pitchers') toughness, their routine, and what we've done with the development system, strength and all the coaching that goes with that,” “The training and the recovery, it's real” External link

triblive Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “This man had every opportunity to go home and feel sorry for himself. Nobody would have said a word,” External link

triblive Tuesday, October 3, 2017 4:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Across the board, I think we did a very professional job, a responsible job, at getting looks and helping us in our decision-making process moving forward,” External link

triblive Monday, October 2, 2017 4:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Maybe as good a game as he pitched all year,” “It had to be a very good feeling to finish so strong” External link

triblive Sunday, October 1, 2017 5:55:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's not a big fireworks thing, but it is something,” External link

triblive Sunday, October 1, 2017 2:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I anticipate having that all put together for everybody and the answers to all that after the season,” “Our coaches have worked extremely hard. We've gotten some better results in certain areas than others” External link

triblive Sunday, October 1, 2017 2:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I loved the competitor out there,” “It was a 1-0 game in the sixth. The fight was on, but he kept coming at them” External link

triblive Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I believe we've put ourselves in a very good position to have a strong rotation moving forward,” External link

triblive Friday, September 29, 2017 7:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I said, ‘Dude, he had a career game last night,'” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle added : “The man's here. He's playing here,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We don't feel good about ‘feeling good' enough,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle added : “I loved him laying out last night with a no-hitter on the line and the ball in the gap,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's important for 'feel good,' ” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There were sequences early on (this season when) he'd pitch mad,” “He fell into one tonight after two well-placed hits early. He pitched mad for a little bit and got out of it. If he didn't get good results, he would try to throw harder. He doesn't need to throw harder. He throws plenty hard enough. ... He's just caught on to what he needs to do up here to be successful” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s been very transparent about the fact that it’s on his bucket list,” “It’s been on his to-do list. And there’s been a good quantity of at-bats. He’s driven in runs, hadn’t been able to hit a grand slam. He was able to wipe that off the list tonight. His facial expression on the trip around the bases said it all” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about North ) : “I thought it was appropriate at the time, in front of the hometown crowd, last homestand,” “It’s a special night. The fans were very appreciative. He’s done a lot of wonderful things here on the North Shore. Tonight was a very, very special night for him” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about North ) : "I thought it was appropriate at that time," "In front of the hometown crowd, last homestand. I don't know what tomorrow's going to bring. He's done a lot of wonderful things here on the North Shore, and tonight was a very special night for him. Oh, what a night" External link

triblive Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We've definitely walked that line,” “We've been representative of the game, representative of the organization, representative of the opponent” External link

triblive Sunday, September 24, 2017 11:10:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We want to put out a good effort every night,” “We need to take care of the organization. I don't have any doubt that the teams we've put out have been the best teams we could put out there that night” External link

triblive Sunday, September 24, 2017 11:10:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The conversation has been steady. It hasn't been overwhelming,” “Stew is really good about condensing things and giving them a little something that will help” External link

triblive Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Stew's always going to be the guy who's behind the curtain,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'm a fan of it,” “I see the value in it because I can give you about five situations this year with a bat or a ball that may not have ended very well (without extra netting)” External link

triblive Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I heard a lot of comments early from some fans,” “I've heard none in the last few months” External link

triblive Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's a roll-up-your-sleeves, get-things-done guy,” External link

triblive Friday, September 22, 2017 2:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He got on top of the ball the best we have seen in awhile,” External link

triblive Friday, September 22, 2017 2:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "A breath of fresh air for us," External link

triblive Thursday, September 21, 2017 7:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "The spray command was a challenge," External link

triblive Thursday, September 21, 2017 7:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As we get closer, we'll know more,” “If they can't play, and there's no league, then we'll look at option B. They don't seem to think that's where it sits right now” External link

triblive Thursday, September 21, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We weren't able to capitalize on that opportunity,” “We had six singles. Guys are going up there battling. We're just not getting things done” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We haven't been able to get enough run support to help them on that side,” “However, guys are getting down the line. Guys are battling at-bats. There's nobody's that happy in there, so you keep them fresh for the next day. Feel what you need to feel. There needs to be some angst, and there is” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “about me yelling, not about me coaching up,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “More often than not, the people that want the yelling, that's because it's something they're dealing with personally,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Both of them showed very poor judgment last night because they both had plays in their pocket,” “Before they hit, they knew what the situation was. One of them didn't trust the coach rounding third, and the other tried to make a play that at one point he thought was there but turned out not to be there” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I sat them down (and asked) what did you see? What did you think? What did you feel?” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'd love to be like Joe or John (Wooden),” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's proven to be one of his strengths,” “We've gone to him multiple times already this season. Actually, once he got back, he has been the first and foremost guy that we've gotten up when we had the lead, to be the guy that can come in and face right-handed and left-handed hitters” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Elías Díaz ) : “He's watching the young pitchers work. He's spending time with (backup Elias Diaz), working with and talking with some of the young pitchers that are in the bullpen” “So there are some things being done that are going to help that he is helping with over the winter and into next season, to the best of his ability” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We are gonna try to set up about a six-week period of winter ball play to get them active,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The aptitude has been really good. The coach-ability has been really good,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We'd like to hand it to him one more time and see what he can do with it with a clean start,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It could be like a ‘piggyback' game,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We will sit down probably (on Monday) and have a conversation and find out exactly where we are and what we would need to do next if we were to try to push it and find some game time,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 17, 2017 10:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Throughout the season, you've seen a guy who continues to work and fight,” “With every lull, there's been a bounceback and he continues to give us some of out best at-bats in the biggest situations” External link

triblive Saturday, September 16, 2017 11:40:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's still experiencing some finger and shoulder discomfort,” “He'll try to swing the bat (on Sunday) and we'll see if he's available” External link

triblive Saturday, September 16, 2017 11:40:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We found a way to get something done that had never been done before,” External link

denverpost Saturday, September 16, 2017 6:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We'll talk about what's next for (Kuhl), what opportunity that may or may not provide,” “Brault threw a really good last game. We'd like to see him sooner than later get another chance. It probably won't be on four days' rest, with how we're lined up” External link

triblive Saturday, September 16, 2017 3:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "When he told me it was down, that's when I kind of tilted," "Down never entered my mind. I thought it was strike three to start with. Obviously, what I shared with him never entered his mind" External link

triblive Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I don't know if it was too quick or not," "There are times when you cross the line, you pay a penalty. There are times when you make a bad call, and you need to move on" External link

triblive Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I want to hear from (Marte) on where he feels he is,” “Only he knows the feeling of going without half a season, then plugging back in and the challenges that have come with that” External link

triblive Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Marlon Byrd ) : “There are a number of older guys who have gone (to winter ball) over the years,” “Marlon Byrd went down a few years ago and it absolutely re-plugged in his career” External link

triblive Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'd like to see him in person,” “I'd like to see him, on top of seeing him play. He's a guy you can have a conversation with, so I'm looking forward to seeing how that plays out” External link

triblive Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "His last three innings were real strong," "Really, it was less than a handful of pitches that caused the scoring" External link

triblive Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The coolest moment was seeing him run in, then handing him the ball and getting out of the way,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 13, 2017 4:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "If you get a big league opportunity, you move on it," "We told him we'd be hunting some starts for him. We've gotten him two, and he's responded well" External link

triblive Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “More of an entrance interview for him than an exit interview,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There's a lot that we've seen in the past that we like about this guy,” “The aggressiveness off the mound. The changeup is playing more for him than in any other year. The arm plays. He can pitch up the zone with his fastball” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don't think we'll ever try to develop just a left-on-left guy,” “And not every team is going to line up three left-handers in a row for you” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Chad (Kuhl) will be a guy we'll consider (to skip) next,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's seen them pitch all year at Triple-A,” “Let's see if there's anything he picks up that's different at this level. He's the absolute voice of reason in all of this. He's seen all the work” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We've got some priority guys,” “We want to take a look at a couple of the left-handers in left-on-left situations. Guys might not work all the way through an inning, so we'll cut up some innings, if need be, which will provide more opportunity” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're looking for a couple left-handed guys because that's been one of our areas that we've not done as well as we hoped,” “That's been an ongoing seasonal challenge. I think we have a couple guys that will help us moving forward. Barbato, we've used him in multiple inning roles. Santana, we like him a lot. Tyler to start. Stallings, he's done a very good job for us when called upon. It hasn't been a lot. But in the games he's showed up, he's been productive behind the plate, and he's been productive with the bat. He's coming off his finest offensive season since he's been in our minor league system” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:38:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I won't say he's tired but to play him today, after what he went through last night, and the way he finished doesn't seem much sense after spending 11 days on the disabled list,” “He had a pinch hit at-bat, a full game and we'll give him a rest. He'll be back in the lineup tomorrow” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:38:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We were not anticipating playing him three days in a row anyway,” “It was going to be two and a day for recovery. We anticipate him being back in there tomorrow” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:38:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He took better swings last night,” “He'd been out a month facing live pitching. Little rough the first night but he showed some improvement last night” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:38:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It wasn't anything to do with his legs on the double,” “He doubted where the left fielder was and he took things for granted and the left fielder made a play he wasn't aware of. That's why it went the way it did. We got him out after that. We didn't want him doing extra innings for sure. He swung the bat better” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 11:38:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I thought Kuhl gave us a strong, gritty effort,” “Without having excellent command, he pitched pretty well” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 7:40:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's not what we're looking for, a trip around the bases like that,” “We'll see how he is tomorrow. You can do all the running you want and draw things up in the dirt to bring guys back. That tested him” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 7:40:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “You like to jump on him, but when you look at his overall numbers, it's easier said than done,” “Today we scored the two quick ones, and we weren't able to add on anything after that. We pushed him to 100 something pitches. We weren't really able to get much started” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 7:40:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're going to skip him,” “Who we're going to plug in is yet to be determined. We've got (Steven) Brault. We'll see how the Triple A situation works out, but somebody will pick up his start. And then we're going to plug him back in” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 2:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's had a crazy year, and that's what they usually end with,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 2:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Adam stepped in there and had a really nice swing and (drove) in our only run,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 2:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about George Kontos ) : “Kontos was very efficient in his outing,” “Two out of three first-pitch strikes, 10 pitches with a punch out. Good” External link

triblive Sunday, September 10, 2017 2:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Weaver's good. We've seen him good,” “The fastball is real with a good finish. The changeup plays, good arm speed, good action, and he seems to be a good athlete” External link

triblive Saturday, September 9, 2017 10:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It wasn't anything we were surprised to see,” “The young man has a feel to pitch. He's aggressive on the mound and throws secondary pitches behind counts when he's behind. Fastball location is good, some good down angle. He's a good young pitcher” External link

triblive Saturday, September 9, 2017 10:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's a pretty distinct delivery we saw get up in the bullpen,” “We all said we've seen that before. He does what he does. You saw it tonight. He's aggressive on the mound. The fastball he's going to get after it, the slider, the split, a changeup. Very athletic on the one play as well. That's a play only a few pitchers can make, and he was able to make that play” External link

triblive Saturday, September 9, 2017 10:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's going to be day-to-day,” “We actually had Adam push himself. Both guys had to push themselves really, really strong with continuous work every day. Frazier doing the outfield work and the infield work. We decided to give him a break. This way maybe they both can just not start and not have to come out the same day. ... Nobody is going to play three days in a row once they get in. Maybe a chance on back-to-back games, based on how they feel after the game they play. But we're taking them one game at a time” External link

triblive Saturday, September 9, 2017 4:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Andrew McCutchen ) : “We're going to play him where we feel appropriate to play him,” “That's why we did the work we did beforehand, to get him infield work, to get him outfield work. There were some days he did a little bit of both. Nobody was in the mindset to just stick him in the outfield. We've got Polanco back. We've got (Starling) Marte. We've got (Andrew) McCutchen. This gives us the opportunity to move one or two both in the same game. Again, they put a lot of effort getting back. We want to get them out of the blocks as clean as we can and see where they can take their playing time” External link

triblive Saturday, September 9, 2017 4:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Gerrit Cole ) : "I think we'll exclude (Gerrit) Cole because he hasn't shown any desire or need to do that," External link

triblive Friday, September 8, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We're using our eyes because this is all uncharted territory for everybody," External link

triblive Friday, September 8, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Trevor Williams ) : “The ability to elevate the ball also makes it fun with Trevor,” “He's getting some swings and misses up there, and it makes the bottom (of the zone) play better” External link

triblive Friday, September 8, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'm probably going to juggle it a bit,” External link

triblive Friday, September 8, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're trying to hunt at-bats for him,” External link

triblive Friday, September 8, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Bell ) : “We want to keep feeding Bell at-bats,” “As we've plugged him into the four spot the second half of the season and let him run with it versus (both) left- and right-handed pitching” External link

triblive Friday, September 8, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I always want to keep guys engaged,” “If you're going to ask guys to hit off the bench, I feel very strongly about getting them a game here and there, to get four at-bats instead of one and out” External link

triblive Friday, September 8, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Sometimes that's tough to do in winter ball because they don't want guys trying new positions,” “That's their big league season” External link

triblive Friday, September 8, 2017 8:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The sixth inning could have been a turning point for us in a better direction,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I still see a man convicted in the box,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 6, 2017 1:58:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There are times when you sure can use a strikeout,” “A.J. (Burnett) loved striking guys out. And I don't think it's just an old-school type of thing. I think there are some guys — based on their makeup, they're DNA and what they've gone through to get to this point — strikeouts are part of their profile. So, yeah, I do think they matter” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 5, 2017 3:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'm very engaged in what I do,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 5, 2017 3:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I guess the 23rd hit by pitch broke the pinata,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 3, 2017 11:46:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We were going to hunt some playing time for him, anyway,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 3, 2017 11:46:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Sometimes men agree to disagree, and you come to a decision and you all move forward together,” “He's been a good team member since he's been here” External link

triblive Sunday, September 3, 2017 2:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We put a gun on a lot of things, and he's got some intangibles that you can't measure,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 3, 2017 2:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's another example of the game does revolve around performance and can be pushed by performance, team performance,” “There's always opportunity for somebody else when somebody exits, the next-Pirate-up mentality taking place” External link

triblive Saturday, September 2, 2017 5:58:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Ivan Nova ) : “We're just giving (Nova) a chance to catch his breath,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 2, 2017 2:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don't anticipate any call-ups until after the playoffs are over for Indy and (Double-A) Altoona,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 2, 2017 2:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about George Kontos ) : “When Kontos gets back, he'll definitely probably be the first guy to look to,” “I like the way Neverauskas has pitched … so, he'll definitely be a candidate” External link

triblive Saturday, September 2, 2017 2:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Whether it's a guy skipping a start or going to a six-man rotation, it's much more feasible in September than at any other time of the year,” External link

triblive Friday, September 1, 2017 3:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We've (planned) to play it a couple different ways, if we're in it or if we're on the outside looking in,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 31, 2017 8:04:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There was no thought in continuing, based on what our eyes told us,” “He was trying to create something out there that really wasn't happening tonight” External link

triblive Thursday, August 31, 2017 8:04:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Yeah, the power numbers are down,” “But I think, more than anything, it's because of the absence of the personnel” External link

triblive Thursday, August 31, 2017 6:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don't know if you adjust. It continues to challenge your creativity in developing a roster that has depth,” “Maybe options for guys to get more rest. In the case of Polanco, that's one of the things we're going to have to look into moving forward” External link

triblive Thursday, August 31, 2017 6:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Yeah, the power numbers are down,” “But I think, more than anything, it's because of the absence of the personnel” External link

triblive Thursday, August 31, 2017 3:02:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don't know if you adjust. It continues to challenge your creativity in developing a roster that has depth,” “Maybe options for guys to get more rest. In the case of Polanco, that's one of the things we're going to have to look into moving forward” External link

triblive Thursday, August 31, 2017 3:02:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle recalled : “We had battled all year long, right around .500, in the ebb and flow of the season,” “We got to a point in the middle of September where we hadn't been hot all year. We'd won five or six (in a row) maybe once. Then we took off” External link

triblive Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:47:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Twenty-one (wins) out of 22 (games),” “As much fun as I've ever had watching the game and being a part of it. We had a young team with two rookies in the rotation, a rookie shortstop and a rookie closer. The guys all found their rhythm and their rhyme together at the same time” External link

triblive Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:47:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I stayed out of the way when they started winning,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:47:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "If you go into a game with expectations for Chad Kuhl, I think you're missing the boat," "You need to just sit back, watch him pitch and see where he takes you" External link

triblive Wednesday, August 30, 2017 7:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We prepare for a guy to give us his 'A' game every time out," "We plan on facing a guy who's going to compete, pitch down in the zone, mix up his pitches, crossfire delivery" External link

triblive Wednesday, August 30, 2017 7:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We don't think anything's been jeopardized to this point,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 30, 2017 5:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “You gauge it with your eyes,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 30, 2017 5:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I can keep it as simple as he's not throwing enough strikes," "He's not trying to pitch around or away from people. But over the last two times out, he's thrown close to 200 pitches. He's got to sharpen up the command" External link

triblive Wednesday, August 30, 2017 5:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “This time of the year is more problematic than any other time of the year,” “We're playing the first-place team. We're seven (games) behind. We've got a chance to make up some ground. ... When you start running out of games, they become a little more critical” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 29, 2017 2:30:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That might have been as good of a slider as I've seen in a long time," "We hadn't seen that pitch from him. We hadn't seen that pitch maybe from anybody this year, as far as the depth and the tilt. It was an elite slider tonight" External link

triblive Monday, August 28, 2017 2:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "The command is not where we've seen it in the past," "We need to peel back a couple more layers, talk to him about a couple more things he can do. We'll look at some video, talk to him and go from there" External link

triblive Monday, August 28, 2017 2:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I can keep it as simple as he's not throwing enough strikes," "He's not trying to pitch around or away from people. But over the last two times out, he's thrown close to 200 pitches. He's got to sharpen up the command" External link

triblive Monday, August 28, 2017 2:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'm not sure what you mean by, ‘Does something have to give?' ” External link

triblive Sunday, August 27, 2017 6:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Gerrit Cole ) : “When something like this happens, you jokingly say he Little Leagued them,” “He shut them out and hit a homer. An impressive night for Cole, and we played some impressive defense behind him” External link

triblive Sunday, August 27, 2017 6:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There's reason to believe (Polanco) is coming along,” “We still haven't set a time frame for him” External link

triblive Sunday, August 27, 2017 3:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're still working through the process,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 27, 2017 12:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There's reason to believe (Polanco) is coming along,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 27, 2017 12:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That might have been as good of a slider as I've seen in a long time," "We hadn't seen that pitch from him. We hadn't seen that pitch maybe from anybody this year, as far as the depth and the tilt. It was an elite slider tonight" External link

triblive Saturday, August 26, 2017 6:54:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "The command is not where we've seen it in the past," "We need to peel back a couple more layers, talk to him about a couple more things he can do. We'll look at some video, talk to him and go from there" External link

triblive Saturday, August 26, 2017 6:54:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're going to manage him the same way we did before he got hurt (the last time),” “We're trying to make sense of it all. We backed away from the day games after night games. We were trying to run three in a row, then see how he feels. We'll see where he can go” External link

triblive Saturday, August 26, 2017 3:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We talked about looking to get him a day,” “He's not had a day off since the second half started other than a scheduled day off. He and I stay in conversation about it, and chose today” External link

triblive Saturday, August 26, 2017 3:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's just a day off,” “And if you're going to give him a day off, this left-handed thing hasn't worked out to his advantage. We're trying to help him out and come up with something different” External link

triblive Friday, August 25, 2017 2:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's something that we're trying to put our finger on to help,” External link

triblive Friday, August 25, 2017 2:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Rich Hill ) : "I know the Cliff Notes of the Rich Hill story," External link

triblive Thursday, August 24, 2017 6:51:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Rich Hill ) : "I know the Cliff Notes of the Rich Hill story," External link

triblive Thursday, August 24, 2017 3:30:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Rich Hill ) : "I know the Cliff Notes of the Rich Hill story," External link

triblive Thursday, August 24, 2017 8:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's gotten better as the year's gone on,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 24, 2017 4:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I thanked him for their efforts,” “And I apologized. All we keep doing is grabbing guys, and they keep figuring things out. They've found ways to win games, so I'm proud of their efforts. The coaching staff down there is doing a great job, and the players continue to show up” External link

triblive Thursday, August 24, 2017 4:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There's always going to be more to it than that,” “You can look at history and see a lot of teams that spent a lot of money and went nowhere. The Yankees went through a period where they spent over a billion dollars and didn't have a playoff team. (The Dodgers) have revenue that not a lot of teams have. You look at some of their acquisitions, though, and they're not big-money guys” External link

triblive Thursday, August 24, 2017 1:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle insisted ( about George Kontos ) : "This was not an oversight by (management) not bringing up arms," "The wild card was one guy (Kontos) going down who we anticipated using" External link

triblive Tuesday, August 22, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That was the second-to-last thing I wanted to put into play tonight," "The next one would have been the guy you saw warming up in the 12th" External link

triblive Tuesday, August 22, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Gerrit Cole ) : "I thought he still had pitches (in him). And he's our ace," "I still thought he was best-equipped to get out of that situation. I had all the confidence in the world in Gerrit. We got a wrong result there, and that's on me" External link

triblive Tuesday, August 22, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We have right-handers (relievers) who can get left-handers out," External link

triblive Tuesday, August 22, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "It will all go away as soon as he takes the mound, though," "We've already gone through the scouting report and talked about what we need to do to beat him. Game on. I'm sure he feels the same way" External link

triblive Tuesday, August 22, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "It will all go away as soon as he takes the mound, though," "We've already gone through the scouting report and talked about what we need to do to beat him. Game on. I'm sure he feels the same way" External link

triblive Tuesday, August 22, 2017 3:30:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “From the time we got off the bus, it was almost like fireworks,” “Things just kept happening. Things that made you smile. Things that made you happy you were here” External link

triblive Monday, August 21, 2017 6:30:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “One thing I do remember is I had no idea how pretty it was to travel in the Eastern League,” “There are some pretty beautiful drives, traveling through the Poconos, traveling through Amish country. Geographically, it might have been a highlight” External link

triblive Monday, August 21, 2017 12:26:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Trevor Williams ) : “Unfortunately, this isn't the way we drew it up when we called up Steven,” “Nobody's plan was for Trevor to go 3 1 3 . There are things out of my control, out of Steven's control and out of Trevor's control to some degree. (Williams) would have stayed and pitched if I would have let him. By his early exit, Steven poured out what he had” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “You deal with the facts, and you share with them the truth like I did with Steven,” “I said you've got to stay in control of what you're in control of. … Go back and continue to pitch to the best of your abilities. We have every intention of seeing more of you” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There's nobody out there available to pitch multiple innings,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We've got to give him some time to calm the area that's sore down,” “I felt some responsibility for that. He threw 45 pitches. That was his last hitter” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There are a lot of guys who want to do it until they have to do it,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Harrison ) : “Do you want your everyday shortstop pitching in a game? Absolutely not,” “That for me doesn't make a lot of sense. We used (Josh) Harrison a number of years ago in Colorado. He's in a different role now. I wouldn't use Harrison again now either” External link

triblive Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think we finished at 1:30 a.m. with 5,000 people or more who stayed,” “We had kids there who'd never been up at that time of the morning before. It was really good. We won Faith Night” External link

triblive Saturday, August 19, 2017 5:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We are just working him out,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 19, 2017 2:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're very cognizant of when to work him and where to work him and how to work him,” “We use the trainers' input as well. He's gotten a fair share of work” External link

triblive Saturday, August 19, 2017 2:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “When you're working at third, it's very similar to working at first for him,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 19, 2017 2:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Joaquin Benoit ) : “When you're the manager and you make moves to give up runs, it's always going to fall my shoulders,” “But, no, I don't second-guess the decision whatsoever. Benoit was a guy that's been doing it for a long time” External link

triblive Friday, August 18, 2017 2:34:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We could have pitched Rivero then, yeah, when you get to it,” External link

triblive Friday, August 18, 2017 2:34:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle added ( about Juan Nicasio ) : “When things don't go well, yeah, there are a lot of things you can think about trying to do,” “You get outside of yourself. Nicasio, to pitch him to start the seventh inning is a little bit too early. He's also second in the league in appearances” External link

triblive Friday, August 18, 2017 2:34:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We are just working him out,” External link

triblive Friday, August 18, 2017 4:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're very cognizant of when to work him and where to work him and how to work him,” “We use the trainers' input as well. He's gotten a fair share of work” External link

triblive Friday, August 18, 2017 4:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “When you're working at third, it's very similar to working at first for him,” External link

triblive Friday, August 18, 2017 4:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We kept coming, and they kept coming back," "We did a lot of nice things. Everything except win the game" External link

triblive Thursday, August 17, 2017 3:23:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Davies kept the ball on the ground really well early," "Five of the first six hitters hit ground balls. We ended up with 10 ground ball outs on the outing" External link

miamiherald Wednesday, August 16, 2017 7:21:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I thought he (Piña) was clearly set up in front of the plate," "This is the explanation I'll look forward to getting. Why it stood? We felt by the definition we understood, he was blocking the plate. That wasn't the call made by the crew in New York. I'm definitely looking to find out why" External link

miamiherald Wednesday, August 16, 2017 7:21:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We don't have a time table on (Polanco),” “I imagine it could have some distance based upon this being the third time the injury has happened” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The reason for the call-up of Diaz is we're going to try to give Cervelli three days down,” “We felt the DL option at this time really wasn't the move to make for him. Ten days would be outside the window of what would make sense. This is an injury he will need to play though, however this is an opportunity for us to calm it down a little bit” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Francisco Cervelli ) : “When Cervelli is able to play, there may be some realignment of the roster,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's going to throw his fastball,” “He's going to throw away more than in. And he's going to throw that breaking ball, that slider, mix in an occasional curveball and challenge people” External link

triblive Monday, August 14, 2017 12:21:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I asked them if they wanted me to bring any duct tape, chicken wire and spit with me from Austin,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 13, 2017 7:46:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Andrew McCutchen ) : “I've been asked why, and I've explained why, and then we were good to go after that,” “I don't think Andrew had much experience doing it before we started experimented doing it with him. I think it's something he feels comfortable doing now” External link

triblive Friday, August 11, 2017 3:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'm probably the only one in the clubhouse who was disappointed we're not spending any more time in Detroit,” External link

triblive Friday, August 11, 2017 3:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "It was his skillset, mindset and backbone," "He stayed with his gameplan. He stayed with his program, even though they scratched some runs off him early" External link

miamiherald Friday, August 11, 2017 1:26:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Andrew McCutchen ) : “I've been asked why and I've explained why, and then we were good to go after that,” “I don't think Andrew had much experience doing it before we started experimented doing it with him. I think it's something he feels comfortable doing now” External link

triblive Thursday, August 10, 2017 11:10:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'm probably the only one in the clubhouse who'd disappointed we're not spending any more time in Detroit,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 10, 2017 11:10:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Gerrit Cole ) : “Gerrit He talks to these other young pitchers,” “He's only a couple years removed from what they're going through, so there's not a big separation of experience. Plus, he's had a rough spell this year. He had a month of hard. The young men watched him work through it, how he continued to prepare, how he continued to show up, how he continued to not let it leak into other areas. He's modeled the kind of behavior you want to see out of a guy with experience and a high skill set. Now he's back in a high part of his craft, which is really fun to watch” External link

triblive Thursday, August 10, 2017 8:15:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's part of the package of why we wanted John to get some at-bats tonight,” “We also want John to get more at-bats sooner than later to keep him sharp. I think the last game here that he played against (Verlander), he had two hits, for whatever that's worth. We're getting John out there” External link

triblive Thursday, August 10, 2017 12:39:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “I'm not going to share with you the nickname I had as a kid because it will come back to haunt me,” “It was just a neighborhood nickname and a family nickname. I actually got called out by a couple of people in the organization who didn't believe I don't have a nickname. So, I shared the nickname and they go, ‘Oh, we could never put that on a jersey.' And I said, ‘Exactly. Thank you. That's all I've got.' So, I guess I'm to work with ‘Clint' (on the jersey), if that's how it works” External link

triblive Thursday, August 10, 2017 12:39:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “When it got to some push counts, he threw strikes and he made pitches,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He said he's available again today,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's held up extremely well,” “We've actually had to pull the reins back on him on the times he says he's available” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's much more value to us pitching three or four times a week than he would be two or three,” “In the eighth-inning role, you look at the numbers. They get your attention” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He needs to get out there and let it eat,” “If it takes 20, it takes 20. If it takes 18, it takes 18” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Andrew McCutchen ) : “We're going to have five opportunities to mix and match,” “I've mapped some stuff out, but I'll also talk to Andrew (McCutchen) first and see what his thoughts are” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Andrew McCutchen ) : “We have the opportunity to get Andrew off his feet if need be,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It was just old-fashioned, really good pitching,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:25:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It was just old-fashioned, really good pitching,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “a compassionate man, a passionate competitor,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He felt very confident in my abilities,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “just a wonderful guy to be taught the game by,” “I got to spend time with him and hear the stories of the Orioles back in the day when he came up. He had some real baseball stories. Things he had seen, places he had been, managerial experiences. It's a sad day for the game” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He would say he was fortunate to be in the right place at the right time,” “I think all you had to do was spend time around him and realize he had something to do with it” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “a compassionate man, a passionate competitor,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 8, 2017 4:20:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He felt very confident in my abilities,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 8, 2017 4:20:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “just a wonderful guy to be taught the game by,” “I got to spend time with him and hear the stories of the Orioles back in the day when he came up. He had some real baseball stories. Things he had seen, places he had been, managerial experiences. It's a sad day for the game” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 8, 2017 4:20:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He would say he was fortunate to be in the right place at the right time,” “I think all you had to do was spend time around him and realize he had something to do with it” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 8, 2017 4:20:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “A fastball up that didn't have the angle,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 6, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about error ) : “There was no room for error, the way the other guy was throwing,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 6, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "How many pitches does he need? I don't know if he needs five," "I'm not sure which three or four he needs. That's OK right now. We want to give him the opportunity to grow and experience things" External link

triblive Sunday, August 6, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I think he's still connecting the dots himself," External link

triblive Sunday, August 6, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I wrote them in aggressively based on what they said last night,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 5, 2017 3:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It depends sometimes where you get them,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 5, 2017 3:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I've seen it play out all different ways,” “I've done it a bunch of times in the years that I've been a player and the years I've been a coach and a manager, I've seen it happen. You've heard me say it over and over, it will all depend on the execution of the pitches by the pitchers” External link

triblive Saturday, August 5, 2017 3:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “How many pitches does he need? I don't know if he needs five,” “I'm not sure which three or four he needs. That's OK right now. We want to give him the opportunity to grow and experience things” External link

triblive Friday, August 4, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think he's still connecting the dots himself,” External link

triblive Friday, August 4, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We didn't muster much (against Stephenson)," "The first inning was our best inning" External link

triblive Friday, August 4, 2017 4:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The human element makes the game special,” “It's kind of neat to still have that opportunity for, ‘OK, you've got a soft spot here.' A good guy can go there and wear it out. You are being rewarded for a skill: your control, your execution, things like that. Sometimes, I do like that a lot. I honor that” External link

triblive Friday, August 4, 2017 1:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The beautiful part of it is, you can get a read on every umpire in the league and where he calls pitches — his hot spots,” “You can share it. You can show (pitchers). You pretty much know what you're going to get. We try to utilize that concept within the context of the game” External link

triblive Friday, August 4, 2017 1:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The nice thing about it is you don't have injuries,” External link

triblive Friday, August 4, 2017 1:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The nice thing about it is you don't have injuries,” “We haven't had to deal with that dynamic. How it plays out, time will tell. However, I am engaged by the fact we have the three youngers guys — (Jameson) Taillon, Trevor (Williams) and Chad (Kuhl) — each in his first full season (in the majors). They've had the opportunity to get in and really mix it up with the league, with a routine, with a schedule and all of it. That's going to pay dividends down the road” External link

triblive Friday, August 4, 2017 12:54:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “You try to give them more rope,” “You see what they can do. You see what their strengths are. There are a lot of indicators you can grab, a lot of attention to detail in some numbers. It's also a touch-and-feel thing. It's conversations with Ray (Searage). It's watching how they react when guys get on base — do the rhythm and tempo slow down? The one thing we try to educate them to is how the league punches back, what to expect (each) time through the order” External link

triblive Friday, August 4, 2017 12:54:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're very mindful of it as we move forward,” External link

triblive Friday, August 4, 2017 12:54:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We didn't muster much (against Stephenson)," "The first inning was our best inning" External link

triblive Thursday, August 3, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I would not want to use the word alarm,” “I don't want to overreact, and I definitely don't want to come up with an instant analysis. We'll have a better feel for it moving forward” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 2, 2017 6:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We'll try peeling back some more of the layers,” “We started last time, and when it's one outing you run through a checklist. Two outings, I think we need to revisit the checklist” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 2, 2017 6:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Bell ) : “What we probably could have used was a better first throw (from Frazier) and a quick tag (by Bell),” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 2, 2017 6:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Frank Sinatra ) : “I think Frank Sinatra said on his 80th birthday that all he wanted was another birthday,” “And I'll go with that. If I get it, I'm good. And if I don't, I'm good. There was a time in my life I wouldn't be able to say that” External link

triblive Monday, July 31, 2017 1:27:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I do think his hands are one of his strongest weapons,” “His hands are strong and quick. They may be as quick as anybody's hands I've worked with or seen play” External link

triblive Sunday, July 30, 2017 5:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle recalled : “I'm saying, ‘I need to hit this pitch.' I'm hearing Charlie say, ‘No, take the pitch.' ” External link

triblive Saturday, July 29, 2017 4:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Obviously, there was nothing to be seen,” External link

triblive Thursday, March 9, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We just felt really confident about getting the guys in place that we knew the three that were going to be in place all winter long to get them in place and get them an opportunity to work backwards through the spring to get ready for their first starts,” External link

post-gazette Sunday, February 26, 2017 2:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think he’s excited about the opportunity we have as a team to just go up and open up in Fenway,” “He’s going to get the ball against whoever their No. 1 is. They’ve got three of them to pick from. He’s in a very focused state of mind right now” External link

post-gazette Sunday, February 26, 2017 2:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Good to see him in camp now working hard to get a little bit better,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:28:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Gregory Polanco ) : "After a detailed evaluation, various considerations and many conversations, we have discussed with each of our outfielders the defensive alignment that we will employ. That alignment will be Gregory in left field, Starling in center and Andrew in right. We believe this alignment will maximize our outfield production," External link

upi Monday, February 6, 2017 7:36:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I really don't know what to think right now,” “I'll need to talk again to (president) Frank (Coonelly) and (general manager) Neal (Huntington) and see what information we've gathered” External link

triblive Wednesday, January 4, 2017 7:34:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Jung Ho Kang ) : “I have not spoken with (Kang),” “I know he came over to the States for a period of time (this winter), but I thought I would wait until after the New Year” External link

triblive Wednesday, January 4, 2017 7:34:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I told the players at the end of the season, ‘Say goodbye to this fat guy. You won't see him next year,' ” External link

triblive Sunday, December 25, 2016 1:33:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I use my offseason to have an offseason, to be there for my kids and my wife, to be there for me,” “It's not to be worried about missed cut-off men or not-executed rundowns or hanging sliders or any of that. ... I check out of it pretty well” External link

triblive Sunday, December 25, 2016 1:33:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There were different concerns this year than other years,” “We had to plug more leaks. There was more constant change going on, as far as having to adapt, improvise and overcome” External link

triblive Sunday, December 25, 2016 1:33:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Players are usually pretty good about backing other players, even through hard times,” External link

triblive Sunday, December 25, 2016 1:33:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “When performance becomes a distraction, it's go time on making a decision,” “There are times in the dugout when I can feel guys looking at me. Not that I snap my head around and see who's looking, but you do feel it. When you're spending more time than necessary on a player's performance, preparation and execution, that's when you need to look at finding a different way of getting the production you need out of that particular position” External link

triblive Sunday, December 25, 2016 1:33:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There is going to be spring training competition,” “We've got (Steven) Brault. (Trevor) Williams, (Drew) Hutchison and (Chad) Kuhl will follow in that group” External link

triblive Thursday, December 8, 2016 5:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He would be a guy well thought of based on what he accomplished going into spring training,” External link

triblive Thursday, December 8, 2016 5:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We would like to add a so-called ‘experienced starter' to the rotation,” External link

triblive Thursday, December 8, 2016 5:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “A true professional in all aspects of the game and a class act off the field,” “Always hunting for an edge or a way to improve his craft” External link

denverpost Thursday, December 8, 2016 1:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle told : “Don't settle for a little bit of life,” External link

triblive Tuesday, November 29, 2016 1:01:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Every day, you're going to get three bad bounces. How you react is going to determine your character,” “Take control of your life by taking control of your attitude” External link

triblive Tuesday, November 29, 2016 1:01:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle told : “How long will I go? I don't know the shelf life,” External link

triblive Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:31:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “When we went through the staff transformation … I'm very mindful (of) helping us find the next guy to sit at the (manager's) desk — whether it's tomorrow, a week from tomorrow, a year from tomorrow,” “I'd love to have a small part in growing up another guy to manage in the big leagues” External link

triblive Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:31:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “One thing we focused on as we re-evaluated our (2016) season was coming up with a new Plan B,” “I think that's fair and smart. Tom Prince is a guy who we need to get in front of our players at the major league level” External link

triblive Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:31:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Jeff Banister ) : “I am proud of Jeff Banister,” External link

triblive Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:31:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Over (four) years, we poured into each other to get him ready for an opportunity. The way it's worked out has been fantastic” External link

triblive Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:31:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'll take it one day at a time,” External link

triblive Thursday, November 17, 2016 8:00:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Andrew McCutchen ) : “Andrew has been very black and white in the conversations I've had with him,” External link

triblive Thursday, November 17, 2016 8:00:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “When you pay a player [when he's] 37 or 38 years old, it's hard,” “We did a bunch of research on contracts of four or more years, the risk versus the reward. There are not many that end up well. That's history. Those are facts” External link

triblive Thursday, November 17, 2016 8:00:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Andrew McCutchen ) : “Andrew is a special man. He's been a special player,” “That's the one thing that you continue to honor as you continue to plan. He's here until he's not here, in my mind” External link

triblive Thursday, November 17, 2016 8:00:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It was a hard day when I called Larry Walker in and told him we'd moved him,” “It worked out well for Walker. He got to go to the playoffs with the Cardinals. I don't even remember the players we got from St. Louis, so I don't think that worked out so good” External link

triblive Thursday, November 17, 2016 8:00:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The money side of it, I'm sure, helped,” “Sometimes, these things have a way of taking care of themselves for both sides” External link

triblive Thursday, November 17, 2016 8:00:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “You've got to like the development of (Chad) Kuhl,” “I look forward to what we can do to help the development of (Tyler) Glasnow, of (Steven) Brault, of (Drew) Hutchison and guys who came up here and performed. Those are just the internal guys we know are going to have a place in our spring training next year. Trevor Williams is another guy that's a very interesting guy for me moving forward. ... Those would be the names I'm looking forward to having a conversation about how they fit and where they fit” External link

triblive Tuesday, November 8, 2016 7:30:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "It's 41 years in the game," External link

upi Monday, October 3, 2016 9:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's definitely one of the conversations we've already initiated,” External link

triblive Monday, October 3, 2016 4:28:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “To have somebody who can give you a credible amount of length is beneficial,” “It's hard to get to where you want to go if you don't have that guy” External link

triblive Monday, October 3, 2016 4:28:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We didn't play well enough to go on, so if I want more baseball, I'll watch it (on TV),” “The season ended. Now it's time to do something different” External link

triblive Monday, October 3, 2016 2:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He had to grind through the first couple of innings, but he made big pitches to get out of it,” “Then he just got on a nice roll. He was so effective (in innings) three through five” External link

triblive Sunday, October 2, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He got a lot more methodical,” “He went into the four-corners defense and made some quality pitches” External link

triblive Sunday, October 2, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He had to grind through the first couple of innings, but he made big pitches to get out of it,” “Then he just got on a nice roll. He was so effective (in innings) three through five” External link

triblive Sunday, October 2, 2016 1:44:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He got a lot more methodical,” “He went into the four-corners defense and made some quality pitches” External link

triblive Sunday, October 2, 2016 1:44:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Right now, all these games mean something,” “Williams provides us for better opportunity out of the bullpen. And Ryan's buy-in is going to be bigger than anybody else's in that clubhouse to pitch a good game on Sunday” External link

triblive Sunday, October 2, 2016 12:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We are one of the few (teams) that do it,” External link

triblive Sunday, October 2, 2016 12:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It didn't have a lot of steam,” “It would start out good, then it became pretty challenging” External link

triblive Sunday, October 2, 2016 12:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “For me, it's really simple,” “There is name on the front of the jersey and one on the back. You go represent both. That's it. That's where it starts. It doesn't matter if it's (game) one or 162” External link

triblive Saturday, October 1, 2016 8:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Right now, all these games mean something,” “Williams provides us for better opportunity out of the bullpen. And Ryan's buy-in is going to be bigger than anybody else's in that clubhouse to pitch a good game on Sunday” External link

triblive Saturday, October 1, 2016 3:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We are one of the few (teams) that do it,” External link

triblive Saturday, October 1, 2016 3:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It didn't have a lot of steam,” “It would start out good, then it became pretty challenging” External link

triblive Saturday, October 1, 2016 3:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The only guy that needs to know who I pound the table for is Neal Huntington,” “No one in here needs to know. I think there's a lot of things we like about Ivan Nova and know there is some interest on both sides” External link

triblive Friday, September 30, 2016 6:49:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's grown throughout the season,” “He's a very confident, quiet young man. He pays attention. He's a very cerebral kid with attention to detail” External link

triblive Friday, September 30, 2016 5:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Think about the place he's going to be in next year going into spring training versus when he walked into camp (last spring),” “He's going to be one of our five, no doubt” External link

triblive Thursday, September 29, 2016 7:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Jameson Taillon ) : “Jameson's development and performance at this level is definitely a highlight,” “It's an organizational win for everybody, especially the young man. To throw the number of innings he did this year after not throwing for two years Think about the place he's going to be in next year going into spring training versus when he walked into camp this past season” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 29, 2016 5:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think we've gone through dynamics and models of trying to figure that out. Then you are also going to have to have conversations with individuals about making a move,” “It's an interesting thought to kick around” External link

triblive Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Everybody on the street talks to me about center field (but) Marte makes plays in left that I don't know if any other left fielder in the game can make,” “It really plays out well for us defensively” External link

triblive Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Andrew McCutchen ) : “Last year, Andrew and I continued to talk about everything about the team and how we are best served moving forward,” “Those are just conversations that we had last year that we'll have again this winter” External link

triblive Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “You've got to like the development of (Chad) Kuhl,” “To look forward to what we can do to help the development of (Tyler) Glasnow, of (Steven) Brault. ... (Drew) Hutchison and guys who came up here and performed. Trevor Williams is another guy that's a very interesting guy for me moving forward, to see what he can bring, where he would fit. Those are just the internal guys. ... I'm looking forward to having a conversation about how they fit and where they fit” External link

triblive Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We've talked about different ways to cut it up,” “It's going to depend on who's available, what budget is available” External link

triblive Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don't anticipate (Feliz) getting back on the mound,” “I'm going to have to monitor Mercer's health. He's been playing with a forearm strain. We gave him the day off (Wednesday) just because of that. Cervelli, we're probably going to back away. I don't want to use the words ‘shut down,' but we're going to back away because of the workload he's carried. ... He's still not 100 percent” External link

triblive Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The two (exhibition) games they played this year were received very well. Lot of excitement. You know you're going to play,” “It will be a good way to reenergize and kick some things off” External link

triblive Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's always important to have winning in play,” “Playoffs are the goal you set at the start of the year. We had a goal to win the division, to get to the playoffs, to win the World Series. Your focus is to win the game you're playing that day. Finishing over .500 is better than finishing under .500, from my perspective. Simple as that” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:32:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “HIs stride was long, his elbow was dropping, there was the inability to stay on top of breaking balls and the changeup,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:32:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think it's always important to have winning in play,” “Playoffs are the goal you set at the start of the year. We had a goal to win our division. We had a goal to get to the playoffs. We had a goal to win the World Series. Your focus is to win the game you're playing that day. How that works out, time will tell. Finishing over .500 is better than finishing under .500, from my perspective” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 28, 2016 5:59:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's always important to have winning in play,” “Playoffs are the goal you set at the start of the year. We had a goal to win the division, to get to the playoffs, to win the World Series. Your focus is to win the game you're playing that day. Finishing over .500 is better than finishing under .500, from my perspective. Simple as that” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 28, 2016 5:17:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “HIs stride was long, his elbow was dropping, there was the inability to stay on top of breaking balls and the changeup,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 28, 2016 5:17:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think it's always important to have winning in play,” “Playoffs are the goal you set at the start of the year. We had a goal to win our division. We had a goal to get to the playoffs. We had a goal to win the World Series. Your focus is to win the game you're playing that day. How that works out, time will tell. Finishing over .500 is better than finishing under .500, from my perspective” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We had to recreate our starting rotation this year,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The game will always start with pitching,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There are challenges with transition, with moving people in and out, that's always going to happen in this game … That goes back to everyone else picking up their shovel and digging a little bit deeper. It starts with the manager and coaching staff and the players,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We had to recreate our starting rotation this year,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The game will always start with pitching,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There are challenges with transition, with moving people in and out, that's always going to happen in this game … That goes back to everyone else picking up their shovel and digging a little bit deeper. It starts with the manager and coaching staff and the players,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “With more experience, the first baseman sees the barrel and knows he has to get back,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 27, 2016 7:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “With more experience, the first baseman sees the barrel and knows he has to get back,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He is looking very much forward to this offseason where he can build strength and not just rehab. It was a very different offseason for him last year,” “He believes there is more, more opportunity for him …. There was a defensive (struggle) for him this season that we never saw at all last year. … Will there be an opportunity for him to move back to short at any time next year? Based upon the rehab, that's going to be an interesting development” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1:52:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He is looking very much forward to this offseason where he can build strength and not just rehab. It was a very different offseason for him last year,” “He believes there is more, more opportunity for him …. There was a defensive (struggle) for him this season that we never saw at all last year. … Will there be an opportunity for him to move back to short at any time next year? Based upon the rehab, that's going to be an interesting development” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1:44:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I’ve been trying to live that life for a while now,” “I wasn’t always in that place. It just makes all the more sense when things like this happen. Be where your feet are. Enjoy the moment. There’ll be a day where there won’t be another day” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, September 26, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It was a very extended nine-inning ballgame,” External link

triblive Monday, September 26, 2016 3:09:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It was a very extended nine-inning ballgame,” External link

triblive Monday, September 26, 2016 3:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle recalled : “he was in very close proximity,” External link

triblive Monday, September 26, 2016 1:55:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's so horribly sad on so many different levels,” External link

triblive Monday, September 26, 2016 1:55:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He was a wonderful snapshot of so many good things,” “Youthful enthusiasm and skill. Power. Masterful power off the mound. An engaging personality” External link

triblive Monday, September 26, 2016 1:55:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle recalled : “he was in very close proximity,” External link

triblive Monday, September 26, 2016 1:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's so horribly sad on so many different levels,” External link

triblive Monday, September 26, 2016 1:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He was a wonderful snapshot of so many good things,” “Youthful enthusiasm and skill. Power. Masterful power off the mound. An engaging personality” External link

triblive Monday, September 26, 2016 1:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He was a tremendously engaging young man,” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 25, 2016 7:43:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “When you saw him walk your way, you lit up, because you knew, here he comes,” “It’s going to be 45 seconds of a lot of something really good. You never dropped your head and said, oh no” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 25, 2016 7:43:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I wish we would have come out cleaner,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:35:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “If that throw's in the air, he's out,” “I have no problem with the decision” External link

triblive Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:35:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We need to get two outs there,” “The feed wasn't good. It was a bad defensive inning” External link

triblive Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:35:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He seems to be, based on the short looks he's had here, in a good place,” “As far as the execution of the pitches, the last couple of times have been as good as we've seen” External link

triblive Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:35:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Getting the ball, getting the sign, moving on,” “And not overcook things. Trust the catcher and go” External link

triblive Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:35:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I wish we would have come out cleaner,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “If that throw's in the air, he's out,” “I have no problem with the decision” External link

triblive Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We need to get two outs there,” “The feed wasn't good. It was a bad defensive inning” External link

triblive Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He seems to be, based on the short looks he's had here, in a good place,” “As far as the execution of the pitches, the last couple of times have been as good as we've seen” External link

triblive Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Getting the ball, getting the sign, moving on,” “And not overcook things. Trust the catcher and go” External link

triblive Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “it leaves a sour taste in your mouth” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We more or less took him out of the game with our defense,” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Ivan Nova ) : “I thought Ivan settled into a nice place,” “I thought we were going to have a ballgame on our hands, and then we didn't handle the ball very well in the fourth inning” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I love the tempo he's been using on the mound,” “It’s been in a better place than initially when he first came up. Getting the ball. Getting the sign. Moving on” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:38:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “it leaves a sour taste in your mouth” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I love the tempo he's been using on the mound,” “It’s been in a better place than initially when he first came up. Getting the ball. Getting the sign. Moving on” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 25, 2016 6:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That’s a snapshot of a September, expanded-roster game,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 24, 2016 11:15:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Not exactly the way you want to start the game in the top of the first inning,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 24, 2016 11:15:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I've seen both sides of it,” “I do know when it does happen, it leaves a sour taste in your mouth when you see it” External link

triblive Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:39:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I've seen both sides of it,” “I do know when it does happen, it leaves a sour taste in your mouth when you see it” External link

triblive Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That’s a snapshot of a September, expanded-roster game,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 24, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Not exactly the way you want to start the game in the top of the first inning,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 24, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He didn't want to finish with an O up there under the home run total,” “To hit it the other way like that and drive another ball, it was very good to see” External link

triblive Friday, September 23, 2016 8:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He didn't want to finish with an O up there under the home run total,” “To hit it the other way like that and drive another ball, it was very good to see” External link

triblive Friday, September 23, 2016 8:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We’re actually getting the opportunity to play three really good teams once we leave here,” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There’s three teams that are going to go play other games,” “You pour into that, you’re losing energy for what you need to be pouring into. We have no control over what other teams are going to do” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He didn’t want to finish with an ‘0’ up there, that home run total, not like he was trying to hit one,” “But to hit it the other way like that and then drive another ball, it was very good to see” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Those swings aren’t going to play,” “So we needed to get him out” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There’s just a lot of uncertainty, and we can’t keep going to the same guys when we’re ahead all the time, plus we’ve got to have some innings pitched when we’re tied,” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 23, 2016 5:23:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s been playing through it for a while,” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 23, 2016 5:23:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Neftalí Féliz ) : “We got him to pitch out of the bullpen,” “There's not enough availability for this time of year and what we are dealing with. (Neftali) Feliz is down. (A.J.) Schugel is down. … There is just a lot of uncertainty. We can't keep going to the same guys when we're ahead all the time. Plus we have to have some innings pitched when we are tied. So he's going to add another guy who has shown some experience” External link

triblive Friday, September 23, 2016 4:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's been playing through it for a while,” “I'm here to coach baseball. I'm not a doctor. We are going to take it one day at a time” External link

triblive Friday, September 23, 2016 4:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Neftali Feliz ) : “We got him to pitch out of the bullpen,” “There's not enough availability for this time of year and what we are dealing with. (Neftali) Feliz is down. (A.J.) Schugel is down. … There is just a lot of uncertainty. We can't keep going to the same guys when we're ahead all the time. Plus we have to have some innings pitched when we are tied. So he's going to add another guy who has shown some experience” External link

triblive Friday, September 23, 2016 3:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's been playing through it for a while,” “I'm here to coach baseball. I'm not a doctor. We are going to take it one day at a time” External link

triblive Friday, September 23, 2016 3:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's still trying to find his comfort zone," "He's cutting teeth, man. He's going to find his way. There were challenges tonight. He met one in the first inning and he met one in the fifth. He pitched six innings and only had four three-ball counts. To pitch the last four innings in 50 pitches was good to see" External link

upi Thursday, September 22, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We are headed in the right direction, a better direction,” “Hopefully, he will start sometime soon” External link

triblive Thursday, September 22, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's kind of funny, but it's so simple it is advanced,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 22, 2016 6:54:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We are headed in the right direction, a better direction,” “Hopefully, he will start sometime soon” External link

triblive Thursday, September 22, 2016 6:30:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Chris Stewart ) : “I spoke with Chris (on Tuesday),” “Even though he was still in the recovery room, he had it all mapped out. … He's a very detail-oriented guy. He felt very good at the findings. There were no issues of microfracture. They thought going in they might have to go there. So it was a cleanup. He felt very optimistic and positive about getting up and going sooner than he anticipated, and putting in a full recovery time and another full period of rehab. He's in a pretty good place” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:17:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Ray (Searage) and (Vogelsong) identified (the issue) and put some sessions and work in in the bullpen,” “We're probably banking on his experience as well in a rotation that's very young” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:17:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're going to take it one day at a time,” “He's going to have a full day of activity today, and we'll see where that takes us” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:17:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think Chad has executed pitches more consistently,” “That's been a separator. Brault is not down in the zone like Kuhl. He pitches up in the zone at times. He can be a fly-ball pitcher. The slider has played at times and has not played at times. Where Kuhl's slider has continually improved, Brault's two secondary pitches have been inconsistent” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:17:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He felt very optimistic and positive about being able to get up and get going sooner than anticipated, putting in a full recovery time and then another full period of rehab and build back to strength,” “He’s in a pretty good place right now. We’re optimistic” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:17:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It’ll be kind of the way it’s been since the beginning of September,” “The hook can be shorter, it’s got to be shorter now” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:17:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “An opportunity to go back out there and get something done,” “We’re probably banking on his experience as well in a rotation that’s very young right now” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:17:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Chris Stewart ) : “I spoke with Chris (on Tuesday),” “Even though he was still in the recovery room, he had it all mapped out. … He's a very detail-oriented guy. He felt very good at the findings. There were no issues of microfracture. They thought going in they might have to go there. So it was a cleanup. He felt very optimistic and positive about getting up and going sooner than he anticipated, and putting in a full recovery time and another full period of rehab. He's in a pretty good place” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Ryan Vogelsong ) : “Ray (Searage) and (Vogelsong) identified (the issue) and put some sessions and work in in the bullpen,” “We're probably banking on his experience as well in a rotation that's very young” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're going to take it one day at a time,” “He's going to have a full day of activity today, and we'll see where that takes us” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think Chad has executed pitches more consistently,” “That's been a separator. Brault is not down in the zone like Kuhl. He pitches up in the zone at times. He can be a fly-ball pitcher. The slider has played at times and has not played at times. Where Kuhl's slider has continually improved, Brault's two secondary pitches have been inconsistent” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He has obviously changed the direction of his winter in the last (seven) weeks,” External link

triblive Monday, September 19, 2016 12:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He has obviously changed the direction of his winter in the last (seven) weeks,” External link

triblive Monday, September 19, 2016 12:02:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Not his best stuff, by any means,” “He still found a way to complete. The one inning, the three-run homer, was the mark against him” External link

triblive Sunday, September 18, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Not his best stuff, by any means,” “He still found a way to complete. The one inning, the three-run homer, was the mark against him” External link

triblive Sunday, September 18, 2016 7:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “They’re just stringing at-bats together,” “They’re seeing balls. They’re not missing pitches” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 18, 2016 5:27:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pitch execution is always going to be first and foremost with the fastball,” “That hasn't been what it was when he first came back. And maybe there's something (about) being off and being fresh. There's a freshness that you only get once” External link

triblive Saturday, September 17, 2016 8:20:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “They're not throwing him the same pitches, it's more accurate,” “He's shown the ability to hit certain pitches. In this tech(-savvy) industry we work in now, you're not going to keep getting pitches you splatter. That's what's happened. He's going to have to adjust. And he will” External link

triblive Saturday, September 17, 2016 8:20:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don't like calling it weaker contact,” “That terminology bothers me. I like talking about mis-hits. And I have seen more mis-hits in the second half than we did in the first half” External link

triblive Saturday, September 17, 2016 8:20:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pitch execution is always going to be first and foremost with the fastball,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 17, 2016 7:41:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “They're not throwing him the same pitches,” “He's shown the ability to hit certain pitches. In this tech(-savvy) industry we work in now, you're not going to keep getting pitches you splatter. That's what's happened. He's going to have to adjust. And he will” External link

triblive Saturday, September 17, 2016 7:41:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don't like calling it weaker contact,” “That terminology bothers me. I like talking about mis-hits. And I have seen more mis-hits in the second half than we did in the first half” External link

triblive Saturday, September 17, 2016 7:41:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “They’re not throwing him the same pitches,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 17, 2016 7:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's tried. He's gotten closer,” “I'm hoping he can play one game (Saturday). He's doing everything he can to get out there. He wants to get out there” External link

triblive Saturday, September 17, 2016 3:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There's a couple of movements,” “It could be running, it could be chasing down a ball or it could be a swing. It's not any one thing right now. But this is the best he's felt since he's been coming back” External link

triblive Saturday, September 17, 2016 3:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's tried. He's gotten closer,” “I'm hoping he can play one game (Saturday). He's doing everything he can to get out there. He wants to get out there” External link

triblive Saturday, September 17, 2016 2:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There's a couple of movements,” “It could be running, it could be chasing down a ball or it could be a swing. It's not any one thing right now. But this is the best he's felt since he's been coming back” External link

triblive Saturday, September 17, 2016 2:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “You can be bold and aggressive,” “Bold doesn't mean you're smart. That's the part we want to work to in a better fashion is being aggressive and smart. … There are certain times when there's not even an aggressive chip to play. There's a smart chip to play. There's a game responsibility chip to play” External link

triblive Friday, September 16, 2016 6:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's always good to see A.J.,” “They started smiling early, and they were able to smile throughout the game” External link

triblive Friday, September 16, 2016 5:57:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We encouraged him to just go out and pitch, be the guy that we've seen pitch,” “Throw strikes. Pound the bottom of the zone. Mix in the slider against some left-handers. Throw some changeups. Mix your pitches up and attack” External link

triblive Friday, September 16, 2016 5:57:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I anticipate there will be a few people here. That’ll be cool,” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 16, 2016 5:24:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Coaching is kind of like umpiring in that, when you’re recognized, it’s usually not for the right reasons,” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 16, 2016 1:39:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As I’m sure [Sofield] will tell you now, there’s no sense in sending him,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 15, 2016 6:15:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle asked : “We did set the record, and we gave it some gap, right?” “I'm guessing we need to be done. If we need any more, I think we've got another challenge on our hands” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 15, 2016 6:15:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That will be cool … no pun intended,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 15, 2016 8:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We've been going through it,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 15, 2016 8:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We made a bad decision there,” “There's no sense in sending him” External link

triblive Thursday, September 15, 2016 8:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As I’m sure [Sofield] will tell you now, there’s no sense in sending him,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 15, 2016 7:28:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle asked : “We did set the record, and we gave it some gap, right?” “I'm guessing we need to be done. If we need any more, I think we've got another challenge on our hands” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 15, 2016 7:28:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The oddity of it is we won 98 games last year and didn’t have one come-from-behind win after the eighth inning,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle added : “Watching a good curveball pitcher is almost like watching somebody bowl,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Whether it’s unfortunate or bad luck, it just didn’t work for me,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The overall execution wasn't near where he needed it to be,” “After two innings and 55 pitches, that's enough. We're not heading in the direction we need to head in for him to continue at that point” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 13, 2016 11:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The overall execution wasn't near where he needed it to be,” “After two innings and 55 pitches, that's enough. We're not heading in the direction we need to head in for him to continue at that point” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:52:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “After two innings and 55 pitches, that’s enough,” “We’re not heading in the direction we need to head in for him to continue at that point. I know he’s not pleased with the results. With the preparation he put into it, that’s understandable” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, September 13, 2016 7:40:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It’s going to be modified,” “This isn’t something where we’re looking for him to pitch deep into the game. We want it to be fair for him” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, September 13, 2016 5:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Harrison ) : “Josh was playing some good baseball,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, September 13, 2016 1:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I do think there comes a point in time, when you’ve got experience in this game, you look at chasing a 7-0 shadow, because that’s kind of what it is right now, get them out, get them unplugged, get them plugged back in tomorrow, rally up the wagons and go from there,” “Because today, you get them all fired up, they’re ready to go, and in the blink of an eye we’re down, 5-0” External link

post-gazette Monday, September 12, 2016 4:30:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's what we're looking for and he's done that so far,” External link

triblive Monday, September 12, 2016 2:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's what we're looking for and he's done that so far,” External link

triblive Monday, September 12, 2016 1:09:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There seems to be some times in the stretch when … he tries to get a little quicker,” “It works against him a little bit. There are some things there that you like. It's just getting him back on track to overall consistency” External link

triblive Sunday, September 11, 2016 8:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “If we get an out on that bunt, it changes the dynamic of the inning,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 11, 2016 8:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It seemed like one inning was getting complicated,” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 11, 2016 6:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We were going to give him a look up here based on the hunt for him and he was involved in the trade and he was the guy that we had targeted,” “The volume of work that he did in Indianapolis within the last month, the pour-in by the staff. We were looking to get him the ball in some shape, fashion or form while he was here” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 11, 2016 6:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He was walking better last night,” “We'll try to find out a little bit more if he's available off the bench (Saturday)” External link

triblive Sunday, September 11, 2016 3:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don't pull them in here after everything twisted that goes on,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 11, 2016 3:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “They play big. This year we've had more challenges. They continue to show up and work with one another,” “There's things where they'll come back and say, ‘Hey, we had a talk with so-and-so.' Or, ‘We're good.' Good teams do it. We've had it done here before” External link

triblive Sunday, September 11, 2016 3:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Many times as men we internalize and think that we've got to take care of ourselves, and there's different ways to isolate,” “Isolation's usually the biggest trap in all aspects of life when you run into some challenges” External link

triblive Sunday, September 11, 2016 3:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We don’t have that safety net of a one-swing, three-run homer very often,” “You don’t want to give up outs on the bases, number one. You’d like to have some opportunities to string some things together” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 10, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Gregory Polanco ) : “Polanco probably got picked by the best second baseman in the league as far as a pickoff guy goes,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 10, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He went early enough and made a fake break; it brought attention to him,” “If we see it, they see it. He got in no-man’s land and on the wrong foot. That didn’t help our cause” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 10, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We’ve had these conversations, I’ve never put a two-strike bunt on for a position player,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 10, 2016 6:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think we all have different jobs and responsibilities within the industry, and one of mine is not to be overly concerned with pace of play,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 5:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle added : “When it becomes routine, where hitters have to do certain things before they get into the box, or pitchers have to do certain things, that can kind of makes me twitch a little bit,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 5:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think he's in a real good place and pattern of pitching, and I know he's done it before,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 5:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Hopefully, that's been a mindset of his as he continues to try and evolve and get a little bit better,” “Get on the mound and work quick and work efficient and get down in the zone. It's all worked out pretty well” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 5:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're on a tour here,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 5:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Somebody asked me if we had interest in him,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 5:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think we all have different jobs and responsibilities within the industry, and one of mine is not to be overly concerned with pace of play,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle added : “When it becomes routine, where hitters have to do certain things before they get into the box, or pitchers have to do certain things, that can kind of makes me twitch a little bit,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think he's in a real good place and pattern of pitching, and I know he's done it before,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Hopefully, that's been a mindset of his as he continues to try and evolve and get a little bit better,” “Get on the mound and work quick and work efficient and get down in the zone. It's all worked out pretty well” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're on a tour here,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Somebody asked me if we had interest in him,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 10, 2016 4:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pretty much more of the same, and that’s really good,” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 9, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The curveball arrived in the fourth,” “He was flipping that thing out of his pocket at will” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 9, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pretty much more of the same, and it's really good,” “Really consistent. Good sink to the fastball down in the zone. Really nice mix of pitches. That's the manual of how you want to get it done in a quick, efficient way” External link

triblive Friday, September 9, 2016 6:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “A sweet play by a really good shortstop,” External link

triblive Friday, September 9, 2016 6:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pretty much more of the same, and that’s really good,” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 9, 2016 6:02:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The curveball arrived in the fourth,” “He was flipping that thing out of his pocket at will” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 9, 2016 6:02:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pretty much more of the same, and it's really good,” “Really consistent. Good sink to the fastball down in the zone. Really nice mix of pitches. That's the manual of how you want to get it done in a quick, efficient way” External link

triblive Friday, September 9, 2016 5:30:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “A sweet play by a really good shortstop,” External link

triblive Friday, September 9, 2016 5:30:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It’s basically the innings, just modifying and taking care of the innings pitched,” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 9, 2016 2:31:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Maybe some shorter looks initially just to fine-tune some things and get case-specific and tactic-specific,” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 9, 2016 2:31:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don’t think they had to knock a whole lot of dust off of it,” “Wanted to get his bat back in the lineup and thought this might be a creative way to do it” External link

post-gazette Friday, September 9, 2016 2:31:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He was going to pitch tonight,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 8, 2016 8:23:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Winning beats the heck out of losing,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 8, 2016 8:23:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s absolutely charged three balls here,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 8, 2016 8:23:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He was going to pitch tonight," External link

upi Thursday, September 8, 2016 8:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Fresh legs, I think as much as anything," "He's such a big utilizer of his lower half when he hits. He's absolutely charged" External link

upi Thursday, September 8, 2016 8:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I thought he was impressive all over," External link

upi Thursday, September 8, 2016 8:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He was going to pitch tonight,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Winning beats the heck out of losing,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s absolutely charged three balls here,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Fresh legs as much as anything,” “He's such a utilizer of his lower half when he hits. … The base is strong” External link

triblive Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:17:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Fresh legs as much as anything,” “He's such a utilizer of his lower half when he hits. … The base is strong” External link

triblive Thursday, September 8, 2016 7:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He was going to pitch tonight,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 8, 2016 6:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Winning beats the heck out of losing,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 8, 2016 6:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's absolutely charged three balls here,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, September 8, 2016 6:51:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I've been in this situation before where I've done it both ways: stuck with a guy, we've unplugged a guy,” “Right now, I am going to take temperature of the rest of the relievers and see who is available (Wednesday) before I start unplugging a guy that might be able to pitch and what role he might be in” External link

triblive Thursday, September 8, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I would think it's about execution more than anything else,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 8, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We didn't drill back in the day,” “What we did was you got a small tack nail, and the trainer would break out a (cigarette) lighter. You'd heat the tack until the tip got red-hot, then you'd press it in there” External link

triblive Thursday, September 8, 2016 3:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I've been in this situation before where I've done it both ways: stuck with a guy, we've unplugged a guy,” “Right now, I am going to take temperature of the rest of the relievers and see who is available (Wednesday) before I start unplugging a guy that might be able to pitch and what role he might be in” External link

triblive Thursday, September 8, 2016 2:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I would think it's about execution more than anything else,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 8, 2016 2:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We didn't drill back in the day,” “What we did was you got a small tack nail, and the trainer would break out a (cigarette) lighter. You'd heat the tack until the tip got red-hot, then you'd press it in there” External link

triblive Thursday, September 8, 2016 2:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It’s a missed spot, followed by a couple more,” “Elevated pitches out over the middle of the plate” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 7, 2016 6:31:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Do I think he was ready for it? Yes, I think he was ready for it,” “Obviously right now the pitch execution has been complicated a little bit” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 7, 2016 6:31:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As we talked to [Jaso] after the play, he saw the guy break and he was halfway in no-man’s land,” “He said, ‘I just froze,’ and he didn’t get a play off” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 7, 2016 6:31:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We talked to (Jaso) after the play,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It’s a missed spot, followed by a couple more,” “Elevated pitches out over the middle of the plate” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Do I think he was ready for it? Yes, I think he was ready for it,” “Obviously right now the pitch execution has been complicated a little bit” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As we talked to [Jaso] after the play, he saw the guy break and he was halfway in no-man’s land,” “He said, ‘I just froze,’ and he didn’t get a play off” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We talked to (Jaso) after the play,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There may be an opportunity for one, for somebody, down the road here based on the regulation of (Jameson) Taillon's innings, or Chad Kuhl's innings, along those lines,” “There's a doubleheader day coming up (in Cincinnati on Sept. 17). (Gerrit) Cole's anticipated next outing is the (Sept.) 12th. So there are some moving pieces” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 7, 2016 3:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I would not tell you if we did,” “There are two types of team meetings that are great in this game: ones you never hear about, and the other ones where you vote on (playoff) shares. Those are the best meetings” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 7, 2016 3:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There may be an opportunity for one, for somebody, down the road here based on the regulation of (Jameson) Taillon's innings, or Chad Kuhl's innings, along those lines,” “There's a doubleheader day coming up (in Cincinnati on Sept. 17). (Gerrit) Cole's anticipated next outing is the (Sept.) 12th. So there are some moving pieces” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 7, 2016 2:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I would not tell you if we did,” “There are two types of team meetings that are great in this game: ones you never hear about, and the other ones where you vote on (playoff) shares. Those are the best meetings” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 7, 2016 2:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I can’t remember the last time we played eight games at home and won one,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, September 6, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think what you saw was a young man battling through some fatigue out there,” “He didn’t have a whole lot” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, September 6, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I've said before, I don't believe he's going to get back to the form he was at last year,” “I think the injury, as we've well-documented, it's probably going to take a year for that thing to settle. We've seen some flashes of some good things on offense and defense. We've also seen some inconsistencies and some challenges the league has thrown back at him this year that we really didn't see last year” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 6, 2016 7:01:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think it's a great opportunity for him to get back involved with the club and finish on a strong note,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 6, 2016 7:01:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'm taking it one day at a time,” “We're trying to find offense. I'm huntin' offense right now, and he's swung the bat as well as anybody we've got. Those were four good at-bats (Sunday). He's done this before. And, actually, he did a lot of it the first two months he was here” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 6, 2016 7:01:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I've said before, I don't believe he's going to get back to the form he was at last year,” “I think the injury, as we've well-documented, it's probably going to take a year for that thing to settle. We've seen some flashes of some good things on offense and defense. We've also seen some inconsistencies and some challenges the league has thrown back at him this year that we really didn't see last year” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 6, 2016 5:57:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think it's a great opportunity for him to get back involved with the club and finish on a strong note,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 6, 2016 5:57:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'm taking it one day at a time,” “We're trying to find offense. I'm huntin' offense right now, and he's swung the bat as well as anybody we've got. Those were four good at-bats (Sunday). He's done this before. And, actually, he did a lot of it the first two months he was here” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 6, 2016 5:57:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think they're realistic about it,” “You don't just blow it off. It's not just a trend. You've got to fight back and find ways to do things in better fashion” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 6, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Watch the way we play defense, the way guys are laying out for balls,” “Guys are showing up to play. Sometimes, you just don't play as well as you need to play to win a game” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 6, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “You saw a young man battling through some fatigue out there today,” “He didn't have a whole lot” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 6, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle remarked ( about Greg Maddux ) : "The command, the execution … I thought I was back in 1987 with Greg Maddux on the mound" External link

chicagotribune Monday, September 5, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Been doing this a while, and there have been Septembers in this position right now I’ve been on teams that are already out of it,” “It’s early. The opportunity is real” External link

post-gazette Monday, September 5, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Been doing this a while, and there have been Septembers in this position right now I’ve been on teams that are already out of it,” “It’s early. The opportunity is real” External link

post-gazette Monday, September 5, 2016 1:58:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He gave us the start we were looking for,” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 4, 2016 8:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We’ve got to find a way to score runs,” External link

post-gazette Sunday, September 4, 2016 8:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We won't overuse him. But we're gonna use him as long as he feels ready to go and post up and grade out well and show that there's no fatigue in play,” “So he's adamant about the games that he's already missed that he doesn't want to miss a whole lot more. We'll see how that plays out” External link

triblive Sunday, September 4, 2016 7:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He keeps telling me that's what the offseason's for,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 4, 2016 7:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's always good when we rekindle our history and our tradition. Usually these guys are excited to be back. They get embraced by the fans, the players,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 4, 2016 7:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We won't overuse him. But we're gonna use him as long as he feels ready to go and post up and grade out well and show that there's no fatigue in play,” “So he's adamant about the games that he's already missed that he doesn't want to miss a whole lot more. We'll see how that plays out” External link

triblive Sunday, September 4, 2016 7:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He keeps telling me that's what the offseason's for,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 4, 2016 7:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's always good when we rekindle our history and our tradition. Usually these guys are excited to be back. They get embraced by the fans, the players,” External link

triblive Sunday, September 4, 2016 7:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It took a major league throw, right on the money, to get him,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 3, 2016 7:29:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s down one. It’s been a long season,” “That’s why I took him out at that point” External link

post-gazette Saturday, September 3, 2016 7:29:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “What we've tried to do is be representative of men that have done good work for themselves, done good work for the organization in Triple-A, and we've got some guys that have already been here,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 3, 2016 3:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Sean Rodriguez ) : “and still have the other guy, and not talk about using Sean Rodriguez if necessary,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 3, 2016 3:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's happy to be back,” “It's a veteran presence, in-game, on the bench, in the early work that's done in the afternoon in the bullpens, all of it. He adds value to everything we do” External link

triblive Saturday, September 3, 2016 3:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “What we've tried to do is be representative of men that have done good work for themselves, done good work for the organization in Triple-A, and we've got some guys that have already been here,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 3, 2016 2:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “and still have the other guy, and not talk about using Sean Rodriguez if necessary,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 3, 2016 2:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's happy to be back,” “It's a veteran presence, in-game, on the bench, in the early work that's done in the afternoon in the bullpens, all of it. He adds value to everything we do” External link

triblive Saturday, September 3, 2016 2:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Right now, I don't think he's a better option than the guys we have in the lineup,” “If something changes or a guy gets dinged, he's not a guy who we would hesitate to start. But to feed him a start right now is not at the top of the list” External link

triblive Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We (signed Marte) because we liked the makeup and the pitchability,” “He had some good success against our Double-A team last year. He had some moxy to him. He was an older guy in that league at that time” External link

triblive Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Right now, I don't think he's a better option than the guys we have in the lineup,” “If something changes or a guy gets dinged, he's not a guy who we would hesitate to start. But to feed him a start right now is not at the top of the list” External link

triblive Thursday, September 1, 2016 4:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We (signed Marte) because we liked the makeup and the pitchability,” “He had some good success against our Double-A team last year. He had some moxy to him. He was an older guy in that league at that time” External link

triblive Thursday, September 1, 2016 4:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Greg Maddux ) : “The command, the execution of pitches,” “I thought I was back in 1987, it was Greg Maddux on the mound” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:54:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We keep saying, make him get the ball up,” “He’s not getting the ball up. It’s Aug. 30, and he’s not getting the ball up. You’ve got to hit some things that are down” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:54:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “They do a lot of things that you want your offense to do,” “They see pitches. There’s speed and there’s power” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:54:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “At the end of the day, it’s not that bad,” “He gave up four hits, he gave up three runs, without his best stuff. Nothing close to his ‘A’ game” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:54:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Greg Maddux ) : “I thought I was back in 1987, and it was Greg Maddux on the mound,” “The two-seamer back over the plate to left-handers. The sinker, the breaking ball, the changeup. He's got command of everything, and it's down” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:35:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Greg Maddux ) : “I thought I was back in 1987, and it was Greg Maddux on the mound,” “The two-seamer back over the plate to left-handers. The sinker, the breaking ball, the changeup. He's got command of everything, and it's down” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 31, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Sometimes there’s not a lot of good options late,” “You try and take the lesser of two evils” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, August 30, 2016 6:24:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don’t think we ever know how it’s going to play out,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, August 30, 2016 8:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “This would be going on no matter where we were playing right now,” “This is all part of the rehab mapped out for this particular point in time” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 30, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We wanted to ramp up the opportunity and (Wrigley Field) is a tough place to ramp anything up,” “We're taking a rest day for everybody (Tuesday), so we're not even going to be on the field. This gives him a full opportunity to practice early” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 30, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're taking it one move at a time, one start at a time,” “He needs to work on his efficiency and get on a routine that's solid, now that he's healthy and working. We'll see where it all goes” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 30, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “This would be going on no matter where we were playing right now,” “This is all part of the rehab mapped out for this particular point in time” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 30, 2016 5:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We wanted to ramp up the opportunity and (Wrigley Field) is a tough place to ramp anything up,” “We're taking a rest day for everybody (Tuesday), so we're not even going to be on the field. This gives him a full opportunity to practice early” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 30, 2016 5:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're taking it one move at a time, one start at a time,” “He needs to work on his efficiency and get on a routine that's solid, now that he's healthy and working. We'll see where it all goes” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 30, 2016 5:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “This would be going on no matter where we were playing right now,” “This is all part of the rehab mapped out for this particular point in time” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 30, 2016 3:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We wanted to ramp up the opportunity and (Wrigley Field) is a tough place to ramp anything up,” “We're taking a rest day for everybody (Tuesday), so we're not even going to be on the field. This gives him a full opportunity to practice early” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 30, 2016 3:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're taking it one move at a time, one start at a time,” “He needs to work on his efficiency and get on a routine that's solid, now that he's healthy and working. We'll see where it all goes” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 30, 2016 3:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "It'd be pretty silly for the manager to push him out there for one more inning and he blows his hamstring," "We were very pleased with that effort. He really got after it after a nine-inning outing the last time out. He pitched efficient again" External link

upi Monday, August 29, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We're going to leave here in a good place but we've got to show up in Chicago," "We'll look forward to it. I don't think you could ask for much more here at the end of August. We get to play meaningful games. It should be fun" External link

upi Monday, August 29, 2016 8:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Jordy Mercer ) : “I think (Mercer) is a Gold Glove shortstop,” “I get to see him every day. Sometimes, the Gold Glove is attached to the bat; he's made progress there this year. All I know is, if (Gold Glove voters) got to see him every day, they'd love him as much as we do” External link

triblive Monday, August 29, 2016 3:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's all I've got to say about that,” “It's a waste of time to talk about my gum chewing” External link

triblive Monday, August 29, 2016 3:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Jordy Mercer ) : “I think (Mercer) is a Gold Glove shortstop,” “I get to see him every day. Sometimes, the Gold Glove is attached to the bat; he's made progress there this year. All I know is, if (Gold Glove voters) got to see him every day, they'd love him as much as we do” External link

triblive Monday, August 29, 2016 3:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's all I've got to say about that,” “It's a waste of time to talk about my gum chewing” External link

triblive Monday, August 29, 2016 3:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Jordy Mercer ) : “I think (Mercer) is a Gold Glove shortstop,” “I get to see him every day. Sometimes, the Gold Glove is attached to the bat; he's made progress there this year. All I know is, if (Gold Glove voters) got to see him every day, they'd love him as much as we do” External link

triblive Sunday, August 28, 2016 10:26:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's all I've got to say about that,” “It's a waste of time to talk about my gum chewing” External link

triblive Sunday, August 28, 2016 10:26:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Jordy Mercer ) : “I think (Mercer) is a Gold Glove shortstop,” “I get to see him every day. Sometimes, the Gold Glove is attached to the bat; he's made progress there this year. All I know is, if (Gold Glove voters) got to see him every day, they'd love him as much as we do” External link

triblive Sunday, August 28, 2016 10:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's all I've got to say about that,” “It's a waste of time to talk about my gum chewing” External link

triblive Sunday, August 28, 2016 10:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Right now, we're taking it one day at a time with him,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 28, 2016 2:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Right now, we're taking it one day at a time with him,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 28, 2016 1:33:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Barry Bonds ) : “I said, ‘Well, let's slow down on the Barry Bonds deal,' ” External link

triblive Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Bell ) : “Josh's on-base percentage speaks for itself,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He'll still have the freedom to run,” “We'll see if we can get him a bit of a breather in a different spot and see if it helps him out. It's been hard on Marte offensively lately” External link

triblive Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Barry Bonds ) : “I said, ‘Well, let's slow down on the Barry Bonds deal,' ” External link

triblive Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Bell ) : “Josh's on-base percentage speaks for itself,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He'll still have the freedom to run,” “We'll see if we can get him a bit of a breather in a different spot and see if it helps him out. It's been hard on Marte offensively lately” External link

triblive Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:05:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “A couple flat sliders, and he paid for it,” “That shows you the fine line between cruising and, all of a sudden, it’s a tie game and there's a runner on second” External link

post-gazette Friday, August 26, 2016 9:47:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He assured me there is ghost who turned his TV on twice during the night,” “I had him come into my room — not to sleep, but to settle him down. I went back with him to his room and sat with him a while. The TV didn't come back on, so I exited and everything was OK” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He might not be staying there when the team comes to town,” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's a competitive young man,” “He's shown the ability to perform in this venue with a seemingly slow heartbeat. He's more focused on what he gets the opportunity to do, not where he gets to do it. I think that's important” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He assured me there is a ghost who turned his TV on twice during the night,” “I had him come into my room — not to sleep, but to settle him down. I went back with him to his room and sat with him a while. The TV didn't come back on, so I exited and everything was OK” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 7:23:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He might not be staying there when the team comes to town,” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 7:23:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's a competitive young man,” “He's shown the ability to perform in this venue with a seemingly slow heartbeat. He's more focused on what he gets the opportunity to do, not where he gets to do it. I think that's important” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 7:23:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That Marte hasn't cracked double digits is more surprising to me,” “You'd think that some balls would be elevated and every once in a while he'd clip one. Especially because he's one of those guys when he does hit them, they go really far. That swing just hasn't been in play that often this year” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 4:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He likes to set his hands, there's usually one pump, then it's a take-back and it's a fire,” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 4:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We'll have a conversation with him, see how he feels, see what his feedback is from the game (Wednesday),” “My anticipation is nothing's changed at this point in time” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 4:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That Marte hasn't cracked double digits is more surprising to me,” “You'd think that some balls would be elevated and every once in a while he'd clip one. Especially because he's one of those guys when he does hit them, they go really far. That swing just hasn't been in play that often this year” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 3:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He likes to set his hands, there's usually one pump, then it's a take-back and it's a fire,” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 3:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We'll have a conversation with him, see how he feels, see what his feedback is from the game (Wednesday),” “My anticipation is nothing's changed at this point in time” External link

triblive Friday, August 26, 2016 3:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “His overall command is coming and going,” “Balls are elevated over the middle of the plate” External link

triblive Thursday, August 25, 2016 8:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “They’ve played better than us,” “I know it sounds they have. And we’re due. That’s the way I look at it. The longer you go without winning a game somewhere, the better your chances are to win one. I think we’re going to roll in there and get after it. It’s our time to do something there” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The misfires within the zone, most of them are elevated most of them are middle,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about David Freese ) : “David's been around and I think this is a tribute to what David does and how he does it that he's been acknowledged and going to be our representative for the award because he epitomizes what it's all about,” “You watch him throw his heart out on the field every night. You watch him get down the line, grown man, 33 years old, as good as anybody in the game, to set the tone for everyone else” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:13:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I do think that what he experienced through the winter, you know, not that he didn't know it, but we all do need to revisit it from time to time, the game's going to move on with you or without you,” “That was probably the longest winter rest that he had, so when he did get into camp, he plugged in really well” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:13:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about David Freese ) : “David's been around and I think this is a tribute to what David does and how he does it that he's been acknowledged and going to be our representative for the award because he epitomizes what it's all about,” “You watch him throw his heart out on the field every night. You watch him get down the line, grown man, 33 years old, as good as anybody in the game, to set the tone for everyone else” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:52:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I do think that what he experienced through the winter, you know, not that he didn't know it, but we all do need to revisit it from time to time, the game's going to move on with you or without you,” “That was probably the longest winter rest that he had, so when he did get into camp, he plugged in really well” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:52:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As the outing went on, I think his command improved,” “There was a little spray command in the first inning. He did throw all three pitches, his fastball — velocities were 93 to 95 (miles per hour) — he threw his curve ball, he threw his changeup. He threw his changeup more than anticipated, and they were pleased. As I said, as the outing got longer, he got better. That was a plus” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He continues to do well in his rehab and recovery,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think we're having a conversation that he's comfortable with, as well,” “This isn't just what we want to have happen. Conversations we have here are always two-sided. There's input from the player, how he wants to develop as a pitcher, what he's watching, what he's feeling” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The mistakes, the pitches that aren't being executed are catching too much of the plate,” “He's also giving up some hits on some well-executed pitches. That can happen in the big leagues” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 4:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As the outing went on, I think his command improved,” “There was a little spray command in the first inning. He did throw all three pitches, his fastball — velocities were 93 to 95 (miles per hour) — he threw his curve ball, he threw his changeup. He threw his changeup more than anticipated, and they were pleased. As I said, as the outing got longer, he got better. That was a plus” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He continues to do well in his rehab and recovery,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think we're having a conversation that he's comfortable with, as well,” “This isn't just what we want to have happen. Conversations we have here are always two-sided. There's input from the player, how he wants to develop as a pitcher, what he's watching, what he's feeling” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The mistakes, the pitches that aren't being executed are catching too much of the plate,” “He's also giving up some hits on some well-executed pitches. That can happen in the big leagues” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 24, 2016 3:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Bell ) : “When we decided to call up Josh, our thought is to get him engaged in the game,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:30:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The one thing about the game you can count on every year is change: change to your roster, change from injury, change from performance,” “You look at the job Joyce has done, the job David has done, the growth we are trying to put into Adam Frazier to develop him into a Sean Rodriguez. Yes, (the bench) is definitely something we feel is becoming a strength” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:30:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I’m excited for the sign, for our organization and for our team, and I’m happy for him,” “It’s a story of redemption, it’s a story of such good stuff” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Bell ) : “You can’t be out there at second base. You’re two runs down,” “That probably was some emotional baserunning. At the end of the day, we needed to get Bell the at-bat” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The one thing about the game you can count on every year is change: change to your roster, change from injury, change from performance,” “You look at the job Joyce has done, the job David has done, the growth we are trying to put into Adam Frazier to develop him into a Sean Rodriguez. Yes, (the bench) is definitely something we feel is becoming a strength” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Bell ) : “When we decided to call up Josh, our thought is to get him engaged in the game,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I didn’t think there were any degree of difficulty plays over there, so I thought it was very vanilla,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I didn’t think there were any degree of difficulty plays over there, so I thought it was very vanilla,” External link

post-gazette Monday, August 22, 2016 1:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “In fact, the day before we called him up, he made two errors,” External link

triblive Monday, August 22, 2016 12:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “This is the final question for guys all over the place on everything, to find your rhythm and your rhyme at this speed, because Triple-A speed is not major league speed,” “Triple-A competition is not major league competition with all the different aspects of the game, whether it'd be holding guys on, coming off the bag, making plays, bunt situations” External link

triblive Monday, August 22, 2016 12:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “One of the things we identified earlier with some of the fielding miscues was being a little bit late on his set position, especially to (left-handed hitters hitting the ball to the third-base side),” “There's going to be opportunity for him to rekindle, reignite, so he's able to come back and be in a stronger position offensively, defensively and mentally than maybe he was when he wasn't hurt” External link

triblive Monday, August 22, 2016 12:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “In fact, the day before we called him up, he made two errors,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 21, 2016 11:43:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “This is the final question for guys all over the place on everything, to find your rhythm and your rhyme at this speed, because Triple-A speed is not major league speed,” “Triple-A competition is not major league competition with all the different aspects of the game, whether it'd be holding guys on, coming off the bag, making plays, bunt situations” External link

triblive Sunday, August 21, 2016 11:43:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “One of the things we identified earlier with some of the fielding miscues was being a little bit late on his set position, especially to (left-handed hitters hitting the ball to the third-base side),” “There's going to be opportunity for him to rekindle, reignite, so he's able to come back and be in a stronger position offensively, defensively and mentally than maybe he was when he wasn't hurt” External link

triblive Sunday, August 21, 2016 11:43:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He was able to do it to hitters on both sides of the plate, which doesn't happen very often,” “He was able to do it all night” External link

triblive Sunday, August 21, 2016 6:21:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I asked him what his thoughts were. (Kuhl said) ‘I have to throw it lower,' ” “That sounds really simplistic … but he needs to throw it lower and nail that release point” External link

triblive Sunday, August 21, 2016 6:21:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He was able to do it to hitters on both sides of the plate, which doesn't happen very often,” “He was able to do it all night” External link

triblive Sunday, August 21, 2016 6:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I asked him what his thoughts were. (Kuhl said) ‘I have to throw it lower,' ” “That sounds really simplistic … but he needs to throw it lower and nail that release point” External link

triblive Sunday, August 21, 2016 6:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He said, ‘I’ve got to throw it lower,’” “That sounds really simplistic, but the point being, at the end of the day you can talk about a lot of things. He needs to throw it lower” External link

post-gazette Sunday, August 21, 2016 5:20:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The adrenaline was ramped up, too, which was something that most young pitchers have to face,” “Especially if it’s a touch-and-feel guys with a command pitch like a sinker that’s got some bottom to it and some spin. You get over-amped, you throw right through the sink. That’s really what happened to him, I believe, the first three starts” External link

post-gazette Sunday, August 21, 2016 5:20:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I mean, the guy goes in the seventh inning, gives up three runs, I wouldn't use the term ‘bad,' ” “Inconsistent with some sequences. I thought there was improvement in some areas, some really strong sequences. He competed very well” External link

triblive Saturday, August 20, 2016 8:40:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I mean, the guy goes in the seventh inning, gives up three runs, I wouldn't use the term ‘bad,' ” “Inconsistent with some sequences. I thought there was improvement in some areas, some really strong sequences. He competed very well” External link

triblive Saturday, August 20, 2016 8:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “When you look at some of the better lineups in the league, you're looking at a core group of guys you can run into that they can change the game from different spots, and I think each one of those guys has their own set of skill sets to change a game and the direction of a game,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 20, 2016 3:44:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There are going to be outliers all the time,” “How does the individual best perform? Because if he doesn't best perform on a 14-second clock, do you want to keep force-feeding him? ... I think it works fine” External link

triblive Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It doesn’t do any good. It doesn’t help,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 18, 2016 2:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There are going to be outliers all the time,” “How does the individual best perform? Because if he doesn't best perform on a 14-second clock, do you want to keep force-feeding him? ... I think it works fine” External link

triblive Thursday, August 18, 2016 2:02:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're yelling and screaming at the top of our lungs and no one is looking at us,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:33:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're yelling and screaming at the top of our lungs and no one is looking at us,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:01:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're yelling and screaming at the top of our lungs and no one is looking at us,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As they have told us, we are sharpening them from a human analytics standpoint,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Sometimes you want to match up different skill sets, because there are some guys with similar swing paths. If you've got two or three of those in a row, the pitcher makes no adjustment,” “He's got three guys in a row he can just roll with the same game plan” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 17, 2016 8:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's as good a play as I've seen in a long time,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:33:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's as good a play as I've seen in a long time,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:05:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's as good a play as I've seen in a long time,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 16, 2016 3:07:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That guy that hit double-cleanup tonight did pretty good,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, August 16, 2016 3:06:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don’t think it was just another day at the park,” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, August 16, 2016 3:06:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “McCutchen’s play is as good as I've seen in a long time,” “If he doesn’t make that play and stop that ball, Marte is chasing the ball and Nunez is chasing for home plate. I don't know how it ends up” External link

post-gazette Tuesday, August 16, 2016 3:06:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's as good a play as I've seen in a long time,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 16, 2016 10:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As you profile him down there, are you going to walk him to get to the pitcher? Probably not,” “He did not play against a lefty (Sunday)” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 16, 2016 4:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I spent eight years at Coors Field,” “This really doesn't wrinkle me too much” External link

post-gazette Monday, August 15, 2016 6:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “A ball in the gap would have been nice,” External link

post-gazette Monday, August 15, 2016 6:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I thought I’d give him a shot,” “He’s a good bunter. Wanted him to move them up to second and third, chance to tie the ballgame up. Unfortunately, that didn’t work” External link

post-gazette Monday, August 15, 2016 6:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Gerrit Cole ) : “I went back to watch Cole for the left-handed approach. I watched the tape from Seattle,” “Fastball execution was better (against Seattle). Spin pitches were thrown for chase and strikes. Just more execution. So (Saturday) execution with the fastball was a little inconsistent. His effort and competitive fire, the dialogue we had in the dugout, was outstanding. He actually tried to make a couple adaptations during the game. ... A little bit off here can be that fine division line between winning and losing, and good and average” External link

triblive Monday, August 15, 2016 1:38:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I can't say we were up there mindlessly hacking by no means,” “Guys weren't, I don't think, trying to swing out of their shoes” External link

triblive Monday, August 15, 2016 1:38:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Gerrit Cole ) : “I went back to watch Cole for the left-handed approach. I watched the tape from Seattle,” “Fastball execution was better (against Seattle). Spin pitches were thrown for chase and strikes. Just more execution. So (Saturday) execution with the fastball was a little inconsistent. His effort and competitive fire, the dialogue we had in the dugout, was outstanding. He actually tried to make a couple adaptations during the game. ... A little bit off here can be that fine division line between winning and losing, and good and average” External link

triblive Monday, August 15, 2016 1:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I can't say we were up there mindlessly hacking by no means,” “Guys weren't, I don't think, trying to swing out of their shoes” External link

triblive Monday, August 15, 2016 1:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Once I said ‘Hello,' and gave him a huge, he started sharing stories,” External link

triblive Monday, August 15, 2016 12:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He lifted his leg up and had his hands in the right spot,” External link

triblive Monday, August 15, 2016 12:08:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Once I said ‘Hello,' and gave him a huge, he started sharing stories,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 14, 2016 11:58:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He lifted his leg up and had his hands in the right spot,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 14, 2016 11:58:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I spent eight years at Coors Field,” “This really doesn't wrinkle me too much” External link

post-gazette Sunday, August 14, 2016 5:59:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “A ball in the gap would have been nice,” External link

post-gazette Sunday, August 14, 2016 5:59:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I thought I’d give him a shot,” “He’s a good bunter. Wanted him to move them up to second and third, chance to tie the ballgame up. Unfortunately, that didn’t work” External link

post-gazette Sunday, August 14, 2016 5:59:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I spent eight years at Coors Field,” “This really doesn't wrinkle me too much” External link

post-gazette Sunday, August 14, 2016 5:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “A ball in the gap would have been nice,” External link

post-gazette Sunday, August 14, 2016 5:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I thought I’d give him a shot,” “He’s a good bunter. Wanted him to move them up to second and third, chance to tie the ballgame up. Unfortunately, that didn’t work” External link

post-gazette Sunday, August 14, 2016 5:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's the top of the fifth,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 14, 2016 4:21:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I just want to keep seeing them pitch,” “It has a good look to it. Now, it has to go out and pitch. They all have skill sets to be consistent and productive, and to give us more innings out of the rotation than we've gotten in the past” External link

triblive Sunday, August 14, 2016 3:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I just want to keep seeing them pitch,” “It has a good look to it. Now, it has to go out and pitch. They all have skill sets to be consistent and productive, and to give us more innings out of the rotation than we've gotten in the past” External link

triblive Sunday, August 14, 2016 2:55:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Last night (Friday) was a perfect example: Bastardo being able to come in and get a big bat in Pederson in the sixth inning,” “We haven't always had that opportunity” External link

triblive Sunday, August 14, 2016 2:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There are certain teams that I think it has an opportunity to work in our advantage,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 14, 2016 2:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Based on what we do here, it's a luxury,” “That guy (a left-handed specialist) has to be really good because he forces extra work on everyone else. The success rate has to be crazy good. We haven't found a fit for that kind of guy. … I prefer guys that can do both” External link

triblive Sunday, August 14, 2016 2:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Antonio Bastardo ) : “Last night (Friday) was a perfect example: Bastardo being able to come in and get a big bat in Pederson in the sixth inning,” “We haven't always had that opportunity” External link

triblive Sunday, August 14, 2016 1:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There are certain teams that I think it has an opportunity to work in our advantage,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 14, 2016 1:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Based on what we do here, it's a luxury,” “That guy (a left-handed specialist) has to be really good because he forces extra work on everyone else. The success rate has to be crazy good. We haven't found a fit for that kind of guy. … I prefer guys that can do both” External link

triblive Sunday, August 14, 2016 1:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I’m just going to keep sending him out there, writing his name down and letting him play,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, August 13, 2016 7:20:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We’ve had that same inning before and not always walked away with three runs,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, August 13, 2016 7:20:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There were some balls hit hard,” “His sinker really wasn't in play” External link

triblive Saturday, August 13, 2016 7:06:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “You talk to the catcher. You trust your eyes,” “There's enough replays on the big board on pitches (to see) where they were hit, where they were set up” External link

triblive Saturday, August 13, 2016 7:06:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think, for me, that's been the bigger (issue),” External link

triblive Saturday, August 13, 2016 9:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He'll be back in, I anticipate, (Saturday),” External link

triblive Saturday, August 13, 2016 9:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Francisco Cervelli ) : “Cervelli is making progress. He's done some work with the training staff,” “He reported feeling better (Friday). He got in the cage a little earlier. Probably get some catching involved and see if he's a player off the bench (Friday)” External link

triblive Saturday, August 13, 2016 9:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're going to be in the front row. We are not messing around,” “I got a guy. I met with my guy. (The tickets) are in my hands” External link

triblive Saturday, August 13, 2016 9:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think, for me, that's been the bigger (issue),” External link

triblive Saturday, August 13, 2016 8:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He'll be back in, I anticipate, (Saturday),” External link

triblive Saturday, August 13, 2016 8:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Francisco Cervelli ) : “Cervelli is making progress. He's done some work with the training staff,” “He reported feeling better (Friday). He got in the cage a little earlier. Probably get some catching involved and see if he's a player off the bench (Friday)” External link

triblive Saturday, August 13, 2016 8:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're going to be in the front row. We are not messing around,” “I got a guy. I met with my guy. (The tickets) are in my hands” External link

triblive Saturday, August 13, 2016 8:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pitch efficiency continues to be first and foremost for me; that’s very, very attractive,” External link

post-gazette Friday, August 12, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It has a good look to it,” “Now it’s got to go out and pitch. I think they all have skill sets to be consistent and be productive and give us more innings out of the rotation than maybe we’ve gotten in the past” External link

post-gazette Friday, August 12, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pitch efficiency continues to be first and foremost for me,” External link

triblive Friday, August 12, 2016 2:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “he's had that in his pocket for a while” “He's pounding the zone, working counts the right way. I love the rhythm and the pace he works at, as well” External link

triblive Friday, August 12, 2016 2:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Harrison ) : “I hate pulling the reins back in on Josh, but those are conversations we'll have tomorrow,” “I actually felt we ran ourselves out of that inning” External link

triblive Friday, August 12, 2016 2:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pitch efficiency continues to be first and foremost for me,” External link

triblive Friday, August 12, 2016 2:24:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “he's had that in his pocket for a while” “He's pounding the zone, working counts the right way. I love the rhythm and the pace he works at, as well” External link

triblive Friday, August 12, 2016 2:24:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Harrison ) : “I hate pulling the reins back in on Josh, but those are conversations we'll have tomorrow,” “I actually felt we ran ourselves out of that inning” External link

triblive Friday, August 12, 2016 2:24:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Jameson Taillon ) : “The execution is creating some separation with Jameson,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:10:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Jameson Taillon ) : “The execution is creating some separation with Jameson,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:40:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Larry Walker ) : “Larry Walker's the first guy I had ever seen do it. Made it up in the dirt, I had never seen it before and two years later, a lot of guys are doing it,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:41:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I guarantee there are some guys that probably hadn't seen it before that are up now going, ‘Wow, that's something I'll try to keep in my back pocket,' ” “To pull that out, though, when it needs to be pulled out is pretty special” External link

triblive Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:41:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “A good throw to home gets him,” “It's not like we were caught off guard. We didn't execute the play” External link

triblive Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:41:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Matt Joyce ) : “I figured putting Joyce up there put a little more pressure on the pitcher,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 11, 2016 8:41:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “A good throw to home gets him out,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 11, 2016 6:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He pitched as good a game as I’ve ever seen him pitch, and that’s about the fifth or sixth different uniform I’ve seen him in,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 11, 2016 6:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Ryan Vogelsong ) : “Seemed like every time I called [Ryan] he was asleep, initially,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 11, 2016 6:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Ryan Vogelsong ) : “Seemed like every time I called [Ryan] he was asleep, initially,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 11, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The arm was never an issue,” “It was getting vision and having balance to get back and start pitching. The conversations I had with him throughout, he feels very good about the work that was done then that has put him in the best position. The stuff is cleaner and crisper now than it probably was in the spring” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 11, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I just looked at it, played it out, moved everybody around a couple times,” “Had about four or five lineups. This is the one I gravitated to” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:43:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Our offense wasn’t producing like I felt like we were capable of producing, so I wanted to move the men around a bit and see if we could get more,” External link

post-gazette Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:43:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He came up with a Plan B,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 10, 2016 11:35:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “From what I saw there were no draw-backs, no hold-backs,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're monitoring his rehab. We're doing different things to stretch him out,” “I don't think anything is imminent today” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Harrison ) : “Josh has a volume of at-bats that show an ability to work out of the No. 1 spot,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Sometimes there are situations you take care of during a game because you don't want the same situation to present itself,” “The one thing I'm very mindful of, the one thing you need to do that you didn't need to when I played, you have to take them down the tunnel. Because you don't want everyone to see. We have no space. We have nowhere to go. Everything is going to be played up and blown up and magnified…. If I don't take them down the tunnel, I talk to them after the game. Some nights I need a night to think it through” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “From what I saw there were no draw-backs, no hold-backs,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:24:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're monitoring his rehab. We're doing different things to stretch him out,” “I don't think anything is imminent today” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:24:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Harrison ) : “Josh has a volume of at-bats that show an ability to work out of the No. 1 spot,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:24:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Sometimes there are situations you take care of during a game because you don't want the same situation to present itself,” “The one thing I'm very mindful of, the one thing you need to do that you didn't need to when I played, you have to take them down the tunnel. Because you don't want everyone to see. We have no space. We have nowhere to go. Everything is going to be played up and blown up and magnified…. If I don't take them down the tunnel, I talk to them after the game. Some nights I need a night to think it through” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 10, 2016 4:24:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “For right now, he's giving us the spark we were looking for,” “Absolutely. That's why we made the change” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 9, 2016 6:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There's some numbers that swing his way when you look at it,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 9, 2016 6:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “For right now, he's giving us the spark we were looking for,” “Absolutely. That's why we made the change” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 9, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There's some numbers that swing his way when you look at it,” External link

triblive Tuesday, August 9, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Well, I think it definitely can help from the standpoint that it's tangible,” External link

triblive Monday, August 8, 2016 5:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Well, I think it definitely can help from the standpoint that it's tangible,” External link

triblive Monday, August 8, 2016 5:26:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We’ve played some good Sunday games,” External link

post-gazette Monday, August 8, 2016 3:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That would go right in the box as well,” External link

post-gazette Monday, August 8, 2016 3:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pitch efficiency was at the top of the list,” External link

triblive Sunday, August 7, 2016 6:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's just a quality two-seam fastball,” “Looks like a fastball coming in on the inner third, thigh high, and it just shoots down” External link

triblive Sunday, August 7, 2016 6:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It’s shaped a lot differently than Yankee Stadium,” External link

post-gazette Sunday, August 7, 2016 5:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Got a pitch he can handle,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, August 6, 2016 9:23:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's got some tools to work with,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, August 6, 2016 9:23:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Seemed like the right play at the right time,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, August 6, 2016 9:23:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Seemed like the right play at the right time,” External link

post-gazette Saturday, August 6, 2016 8:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It seemed like the right play at the right time and the right hitter,” “We've been challenged offensively some different ways, so we tried to spice it up” External link

triblive Saturday, August 6, 2016 8:02:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It seemed like the right play at the right time and the right hitter,” “We've been challenged offensively some different ways, so we tried to spice it up” External link

triblive Saturday, August 6, 2016 6:44:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pretty solid offensive players that were everyday players,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 6, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's worked hard. He's worked early, he's worked late. There's been some soft work as far as not just the number of reps, but trying to identify certain areas to work, which is about quality over quantity,” “He can't work any more or any harder than he has. People talk about fighting through it, well, there's also a time I think you need to put the gloves down and open up your hands and see what you can see, see what you feel” External link

triblive Saturday, August 6, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think it was just fastballs the other day,” “He's going to spin the ball as well and throw the changeup” External link

triblive Saturday, August 6, 2016 3:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Pretty solid offensive players that were everyday players,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 6, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's worked hard. He's worked early, he's worked late. There's been some soft work as far as not just the number of reps, but trying to identify certain areas to work, which is about quality over quantity,” “He can't work any more or any harder than he has. People talk about fighting through it, well, there's also a time I think you need to put the gloves down and open up your hands and see what you can see, see what you feel” External link

triblive Saturday, August 6, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think it was just fastballs the other day,” “He's going to spin the ball as well and throw the changeup” External link

triblive Saturday, August 6, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I figured if anybody could pull it off, he could,” “He's dealt with adversity throughout his career. He's been a case study for a lot of players. If they want to research grit, dedication and perseverance, all they've got to do is look him up and see the road he's traveled” External link

triblive Friday, August 5, 2016 7:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I figured if anybody could pull it off, he could,” “He's dealt with adversity throughout his career. He's been a case study for a lot of players. If they want to research grit, dedication and perseverance, all they've got to do is look him up and see the road he's traveled” External link

triblive Friday, August 5, 2016 7:24:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle told : “The manager’s got to do it,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 4, 2016 8:35:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As you run out of games … performance does play a role in everything you do,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:52:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's a fair question, but the answer's not going to come right now,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:52:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Rob Whaley ) : “We pushed Whalen to the point where we were going to tilt him or not, and we didn't tilt him,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:52:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle told : “The manager’s got to do it,” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I just want him to unload,” “I want him to really get everything out of his pockets, say what you need to say, tell me what you feel. What does this look like to you, what does this feel like to you, and any time you sit down a star player and talk to them about not playing, it’s always foreign territory. Because he wants to play. And I said, I get it. And we’ve done that. We’ve done that most of the year” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As you run out of games ... performance does play a role in everything you do,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Andrew McCutchen ) : “Let’s try this because we have tried just about everything else,” “The easiest thing in my job is to put McCutchen in this lineup. So I’m willing to make a sacrifice. I need you to make one with me for the betterment of this thing moving forward” External link

post-gazette Thursday, August 4, 2016 1:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “What I've seen happen with other good players (who are struggling) is you just unplug them,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 4, 2016 12:28:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “What I've seen happen with other good players (who are struggling) is you just unplug them,” External link

triblive Thursday, August 4, 2016 12:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He didn't let (the blunder) back him off the flame,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 3, 2016 6:26:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Francisco Cervelli ) : “The initial read, Francisco answered all the (concussion protocol) questions and was really aggressive about wanting to get down to first base,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 3, 2016 6:26:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "The 13-pitch at-bat was probably the longest we've had all season," "I think he's got a very good internal clock for the game and he's very aggressive" External link

azcentral Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:03:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He didn't let (the blunder) back him off the flame,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 3, 2016 7:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Francisco ) : “The initial read, Francisco answered all the (concussion protocol) questions and was really aggressive about wanting to get down to first base,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 3, 2016 7:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He didn't let (the blunder) back him off the flame,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 3, 2016 7:31:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Francisco Cervelli ) : “The initial read, Francisco answered all the (concussion protocol) questions and was really aggressive about wanting to get down to first base,” External link

triblive Wednesday, August 3, 2016 7:31:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We come in here, what did we get, six runs?" "It has been one of the challenges we've had here different times, too many strikeouts. Too many soft outs throughout the series. They pitched better, we still had pitches to hit" External link

azcentral Monday, August 1, 2016 3:00:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're not giving up on anything,” “We're not lowering the bar. We're not settling. Our organization made a baseball trade with confidence that our bullpen is going to be in a good place. We're going to be able to compete this year, (and) we're going to be able to add to our competition level in years to come” External link

triblive Sunday, July 31, 2016 3:26:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We're not giving up on anything,” “We're not lowering the bar. We're not settling. Our organization made a baseball trade with confidence that our bullpen is going to be in a good place. We're going to be able to compete this year, (and) we're going to be able to add to our competition level in years to come” External link

triblive Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:40:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Francisco Cervelli ) : “We've got experience with Francisco,” “You give him some time, and he's shown the ability to bounce back” External link

triblive Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Francisco ) : “We've got experience with Francisco,” “You give him some time, and he's shown the ability to bounce back” External link

triblive Sunday, July 31, 2016 1:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's too early to expect him to stick,” “Some things are in the young man's control and other things are out of his control” External link

triblive Saturday, July 30, 2016 6:33:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's too early to expect him to stick,” “Some things are in the young man's control and other things are out of his control” External link

triblive Saturday, July 30, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I won't say we planned on doing it this way,” External link

triblive Friday, July 29, 2016 3:58:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I won't say we planned on doing it this way,” External link

triblive Friday, July 29, 2016 3:33:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There's no flat-out way I can take him out of that game,” “I think (a complete game) is part of the ownership of working your way to be a staff ace” External link

triblive Thursday, July 28, 2016 6:40:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's as efficient as I've seen him,” “The fastball played from start to end” External link

triblive Thursday, July 28, 2016 6:40:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "This year has been challenging for him," "Tonight was challenging. Got the two leads to get out there and get in front. I didn't see him get into a consistent rhythm on the mound. He couldn't get much down in the zone. What he got in the zone was up pretty much with all three pitches. That takes you to a bad place" External link

upi Wednesday, July 27, 2016 8:52:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “When he got in the zone, it was up with all three pitches. That takes you to a bad place,” “I don't have the answers right now. I saw enough in 3 1 3 innings to know it wasn't right” External link

triblive Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think part of it was they weren't hitting him from the time he's been here, so they are trying something different: ‘Let's take until we get a strike,' ” “There's been a counter-punch” External link

triblive Wednesday, July 27, 2016 6:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle replied : “Well, he's not gonna pitch, pretty much, unless they have the lead,” “So my focus is gonna be on them not having the lead in the ninth. That's my only thought” External link

triblive Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:35:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Jaso's come in here repeating he doesn't care,” External link

triblive Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:35:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle replied : “Well, he's not gonna pitch, pretty much, unless they have the lead,” “So my focus is gonna be on them not having the lead in the ninth. That's my only thought” External link

triblive Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Jaso's come in here repeating he doesn't care,” External link

triblive Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle dijo : “Aún estamos lidiando con el mismo problema” “El comando en general y la falta de consistencia” External link

diariolibre-en Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:12:00 PM EAT



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Josh Bell said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “Hopefully the conversation [with Hurdle] will drive me through the rest of my career,” “Last year, I fouled off so many pitches in the zone; I hit so many groundballs because they were beating me to the spot. This year, mistakes in the zone I’ve been hammering. Even stuff outside, I’ve been barreling up” External link

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Bob Nutting said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “I am enthusiastic to have both Neal and Clint continuing to lead our baseball operations,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 6, 2017 12:02:00 AM EAT

Ivan Nova said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “We have a really good relationship, me and (Hurdle and pitching coach Ray Searage),” “They talk to me as a grown person, and I appreciate that” External link

triblive Sunday, September 3, 2017 2:50:00 AM EAT

Prince said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “Clint actually went through a line of succession,” External link

triblive Saturday, August 12, 2017 2:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “I'm not going to share with you the nickname I had as a kid because it will come back to haunt me,” “It was just a neighborhood nickname and a family nickname. I actually got called out by a couple of people in the organization who didn't believe I don't have a nickname. So, I shared the nickname and they go, ‘Oh, we could never put that on a jersey.' And I said, ‘Exactly. Thank you. That's all I've got.' So, I guess I'm to work with ‘Clint' (on the jersey), if that's how it works” External link

triblive Thursday, August 10, 2017 12:39:00 AM EAT

Frank Coonelly said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “We hope Clint manages the Pirates for a long time,” External link

triblive Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:31:00 AM EAT

Neal Huntington said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “We certainly believe he's capable of closing games out. That's never wavered,” “I would fully expect that Clint (Hurdle) would continue to run Watty out there to close out wins for us” External link

triblive Sunday, September 18, 2016 10:24:00 PM EAT

Trevor Williams said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “Clint pulled me at the right time,” “I was running out of gas” External link

triblive Sunday, September 18, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Trevor Williams said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “Clint pulled me at the right time,” “I was running out of gas” External link

triblive Sunday, September 18, 2016 7:34:00 AM EAT

Andrew McCutchen said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “We are where our feet are,” “That’s what Hurdle always says. Where are we? We’re here. Where are we going? Philly. So get ready for Philly. That’s all you can do” External link

post-gazette Monday, September 12, 2016 4:30:00 PM EAT

Neal Huntington said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “Clint will make the decision on a daily basis on what he feels will be the best lineup that gives us a chance to win that night. We brought Josh up to play a decent amount,” “How much he plays will be dictated by some things beyond his control but also some things within his control. We do anticipate he'll get some at-bats at first base moving forward” External link

triblive Sunday, August 21, 2016 11:43:00 PM EAT

Jameson Taillon said ( about Clint Hurdle ) : “Being up here and going through experiences of having guys on base and Clint and (pitching coach) Ray (Searage) having some confidence in me to pitch out of jams, there's definitely a little more confidence with that,” “I think I have a sense of belonging now” External link

triblive Thursday, August 11, 2016 11:10:00 PM EAT

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Clint Hurdle said : "We connected the dots much better," "We hit it better, we pitched it better and we caught it better" External link

eagletribune Monday, August 26, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle comentó : “Comenzamos a hablar de distintas oportunidades” “Siempre fuimos abiertos por si salía algo mejor. Una oportunidad más rápida para regresar y jugar, así como una experiencia más oportuna para que se involucre con, posiblemente, un equipo que avance a la postemporada” External link

wsoctv Friday, August 23, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Some guys say: ‘The first time I was here, it was like a trip to the dentist. That was horrible. That was hard,’ ” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I just hope that there's a day that i'm living long enough to see it happen," External link

newson6 Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Some guys say: ‘The first time I was here, it was like a trip to the dentist. That was horrible. That was hard,’ ” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I just hope that there's a day that i'm living long enough to see it happen," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Later on in the game, clutch situations, I've seen him be really, really good," "And he's still driving in runs" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, August 15, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We haven't had one since we came out of the break, so it's a step in the right direction," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, August 15, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Sometimes you got to believe in things you can’t see,” “And we’ve had different guys step up the last two days in different areas and give us big pushes” External link

wkbn Wednesday, August 14, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Sometimes you got to believe in things you can’t see,” “And we’ve had different guys step up the last two days in different areas and give us big pushes” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, August 14, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I just felt it was time,” “We’ve had conversations. He’s worked on some things, and there just comes a point in time where, you know what? Let’s not work on some things” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There’s been growth on his part,” “And there’s been maturation on his part — not that it wasn’t there last year — but it’s just another season. And of course, it’s been so many firsts this season. And then I think he also understands that the priority of this unplug is to maximize the last six weeks or seven weeks” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Our best lineup’s with him in it when he’s hitting and playing at a level that we’ve grown accustomed to this year,” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I just felt it was time,” “We’ve had conversations. He’s worked on some things, and there just comes a point in time where, you know what? Let’s not work on some things” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There’s been growth on his part,” “And there’s been maturation on his part — not that it wasn’t there last year — but it’s just another season. And of course, it’s been so many firsts this season. And then I think he also understands that the priority of this unplug is to maximize the last six weeks or seven weeks” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Our best lineup’s with him in it when he’s hitting and playing at a level that we’ve grown accustomed to this year,” External link

forbes Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:07:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s going to think what he thinks, he’s going to feel what he feels,” “I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you’re talking about” External link

wearecentralpa Friday, August 2, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was [during the brawl], I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

arkansasonline Friday, August 2, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

fox13memphis Friday, August 2, 2019 6:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s going to think what he thinks, he’s going to feel what he feels,” “I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you’re talking about” External link

ChinaPost Friday, August 2, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Yeah, I anticipate suspensions, and seeing some of the things that our guys were involved with, there definitely could be ramifications coming our way as well," External link

kiro7 Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

kiro7 Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We've had some challenges keeping the ball in the ballpark," "It's been a rough stretch from that standpoint" External link

kiro7 Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Yeah, I anticipate suspensions, and seeing some of the things that our guys were involved with, there definitely could be ramifications coming our way as well," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Yeah, I anticipate suspensions, and seeing some of the things that our guys were involved with, there definitely could be ramifications coming our way as well,” External link

pattayamail Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s going to think what he thinks, he’s going to feel what he feels,” “I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you’re talking about” External link

pattayamail Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

seattlepi Thursday, August 1, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Yeah, I anticipate suspensions, and seeing some of the things that our guys were involved with, there definitely could be ramifications coming our way as well,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Yeah, I anticipate suspensions, and seeing some of the things that our guys were involved with, there definitely could be ramifications coming our way as well," External link

wftv Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's going to think what he thinks, he's going to feel what he feels," "I just shared with him, as he was telling me what I was (during the brawl), I just said you have no idea what you're talking about" External link

wftv Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle told : "I've been swallowed up before, but it's been a long time," External link

upi Wednesday, July 31, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It’s hard right now, there’s no doubt about it,” “We battle adversity in different areas just about every night” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There’s an honor code out there about continuing to play,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, July 30, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : ”It was never for a lack of preparation or a lack of work,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, July 30, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I just felt that two of our first three hitters in the game got clipped on called third strikes. I wanted to stop a trend. That was basically it," "I thought both guys got punched out on strikes that weren't strikes" External link

timesofindia Sunday, July 28, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We've had some challenges keeping the ball in the ballpark," "It's been a rough stretch from that standpoint" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, July 27, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We've had some challenges keeping the ball in the ballpark," "It's been a rough stretch from that standpoint" External link

wftv Saturday, July 27, 2019 5:46:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s hit every pitch out of the ballpark,” “A changeup, a fastball, a breaking ball. When he’s going like that, he’s hard to get out” External link

forbes Friday, July 26, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s hit every pitch out of the ballpark,” “A changeup, a fastball, a breaking ball. When he’s going like that, he’s hard to get out” External link

forbes Friday, July 26, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s been on a roll,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, July 17, 2019 7:41:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Sometimes, at the end of the year, those teams go to the playoffs, that win it all, there's some unexpected pleasures that happen along the way that you didn't have walking in the door," External link

beloitdailynews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “When he swings at strikes, he does damage,” “He has a swing built to drive balls to all parts of the ballpark. He’s starting to find out who he is and what he is as a hitter. It’s incredible” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, July 8, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Where’s the respect for the game?” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Where’s the respect for the game?” External link

suntimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Nobody likes the ball up and in, so I can understand there is some angst involved,” “There's always going to be angst involved in the game of baseball, a manager is always going to try to protect his team and share his feelings” External link

foxnews Friday, July 5, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Nobody likes the ball up and in, so I can understand there is some angst involved," "There's always going to be angst involved in the game of baseball, a manager is always going to try to protect his team and share his feelings" External link

wsoctv Friday, July 5, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Nobody likes the ball up and in, so I can understand there is some angst involved," "There's always going to be angst involved in the game of baseball, a manager is always going to try to protect his team and share his feelings" External link

kiro7 Friday, July 5, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Nobody likes the ball up and in, so I can understand there is some angst involved," "There's always going to be angst involved in the game of baseball, a manager is always going to try to protect his team and share his feelings" External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 5, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I was very encouraged by his body of work tonight,” “I think he got into a good rhythm. He used all his pitches. His fastball, he used it to the four spots” External link

wearecentralpa Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:49:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Top-shelf pitching the last two days and hard contact at the plate the last two days,” “We ran the bases well. We made good contact. It was fun to watch our team compete and come out and win a series” External link

wearecentralpa Monday, July 1, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don’t know how many times you’ll see a guy give up nine singles and nobody hits the plate,” “So he made pitches throughout. He limited the barrel. He limited hard contact” External link

wearecentralpa Monday, July 1, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I’m always intrigued by the fact they say he was under the radar or he’s over-performed,” “Maybe we underestimated him. Maybe we under-evaluated him. Could be one or the other. All I know is he gets a chance, he shows up, he plays, he works hard. And there’s a lot of value to be said for that” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, June 20, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Trevor Williams ) : "Trevor's feeling good and we're intending to start him Wednesday against Detroit," External link

wftv Sunday, June 16, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Trevor Williams ) : "Trevor's feeling good and we're intending to start him Wednesday against Detroit," External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, June 16, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We had the go-ahead run at the plate," External link

fox13memphis Friday, June 14, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We had the go-ahead run at the plate," External link

fox5atlanta Friday, June 14, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We had the go-ahead run at the plate," External link

wsoctv Friday, June 14, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We had the go-ahead run at the plate," External link

seattlepi Friday, June 14, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "If you've played the game or you've been a part of sport, there's times when you drop your hat and your glove," "That doesn't mean you fight. You hold your ground" External link

upi Tuesday, June 11, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The hard part is if the batter goes to first none of this happens,” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, June 11, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle says : “it was a good first day as far as getting him back” External link

seattletimes Sunday, June 9, 2019 4:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's hitting our mistakes extremely well," "The balls are not where we wanted them, and he's clobbered them" External link

fox13memphis Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:04:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He's hitting our mistakes extremely well," "The balls are not where we wanted them, and he's clobbered them" External link

wsoctv Wednesday, May 29, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Toward the end of the day, you could see he wasn’t happy with the results with the opportunities he had,” “You show up, and you keep fighting” External link

seattletimes Tuesday, May 28, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Francisco Cervelli ) : “I think there’s a part of (Cervelli) that doesn’t ever want to come out of games,” “There’s a part of him that also thinks, ‘You know what, I’m not going to do myself any good by continuing, either.’ He’s had enough experienced through it all by now that he knows when it’s time to back away” External link

seattletimes Sunday, May 26, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It was complete command from start to the end,” “I think he retired nine guys on three pitches or less. It was just a really well-pitched game. He just continues to show us good stuff. He’s building some street cred a lot of different places” External link

seattletimes Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Josh Bell ) : “Just a fun night for the Buccos,” “Bell is just mauling the ball” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Jokingly, before the game, I said, 'You need to do something special for Myrtle,' " External link

arkansasonline Monday, May 13, 2019 10:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Jokingly, before the game, I said, ‘You need to do something special for Myrtle,'” External link

seattletimes Monday, May 13, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Jordan Lyles ) : “I think there comes a point in time in a guy’s career where they figure out who they are, they like who they are and they go out and pitch like who they are,” “I think Lyles got to that point last season” External link

seattletimes Sunday, May 12, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I'm always wondering, am I ever going to get to work with this guy? Because I hadn't," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That was my experience working with Vlad," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I'm always wondering, am I ever going to get to work with this guy? Because I hadn't," External link

wftv Friday, May 3, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That was my experience working with Vlad," External link

wftv Friday, May 3, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I'm always wondering, am I ever going to get to work with this guy? Because I hadn't," External link

wsoctv Friday, May 3, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That was my experience working with Vlad," External link

wsoctv Friday, May 3, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I'm always wondering, am I ever going to get to work with this guy? Because I hadn't," External link

wftv Friday, May 3, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That was my experience working with Vlad," External link

wftv Friday, May 3, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I'm always wondering, am I ever going to get to work with this guy? Because I hadn't," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That was my experience working with Vlad," External link

fox13memphis Friday, May 3, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There’s discipline and power, and there seems to be a feeling of bad intentions,” External link

dailynews Monday, April 29, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The ball kicked funny off the wall and Joey pushed it,” “He’s aggressive over there and they made a perfect relay” External link

seattletimes Monday, April 22, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He showed us he's a motivated man," External link

wftv Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He showed us he's a motivated man," External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, March 12, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "I think we've really put two new men for us into place that have their finger on the pulse of the offensive game," External link

sunherald Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I think we’ve really put two new men for us into place that have their finger on the pulse of the offensive game,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, March 2, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "That's one of the things we took into consideration when we looked at the makeup of the roster in spring training," "The number of young players that we have here that we actually wanted to put eyes on. The number of guys we targeted in the offseason and brought in from the outside that we told there would be opportunities" External link

actionnewsjax Friday, March 1, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He came back and put a foot down," "It was fun to watch. I think he found something that works, and he can replicate it" External link

wftv Friday, February 22, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "He came back and put a foot down," "It was fun to watch. I think he found something that works, and he can replicate it" External link

actionnewsjax Friday, February 22, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "We've had people that've seen this man play defense and said, 'This guy can be dynamic,'" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Our intent is to win our division," "If you win your division, that puts you in a pretty good place. I love the fact that there's hunger in there and it's real, for all the right reasons. And I really like our pitching. If you've got good pitching, you put yourself in a really good position" External link

wftv Thursday, February 14, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "Our intent is to win our division," "If you win your division, that puts you in a pretty good place. I love the fact that there's hunger in there and it's real, for all the right reasons. And I really like our pitching. If you've got good pitching, you put yourself in a really good position" External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, February 14, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Henry has really liked what he's seen,” “The first couple of weeks, he took Osuna out for defense because games mean a lot to the people over there. The last couple weeks, he's finished games defensively. Henry wouldn't be doing that if he didn't have the confidence in him. The work that's being done is paying off” External link

triblive Wednesday, December 13, 2017 4:48:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Retool is accurate. Retool is real,” “The players that are coming (from the minors), some are close to being ready. Some of those bench players are going to have greater opportunities to play this year than they did last year” External link

triblive Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “If you have some good players and they stay here for a while, eventually they're going to go because you can't keep them all,” “We've got some guys that have been here for a while” External link

triblive Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I would agree with you as far as that window (being closed) for these guys,” “But we've got more guys coming and Neal's so good at staying on top of the churn (turnover) of the roster. You're always going to have to have some guys that have not much major league experience based on salary and control. It's an industry-wide recognition” External link

triblive Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:16:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I don't know how realistic you're being if you think we could actually have gotten better results from the group,” “This is the one area (where) I think we absolutely maximized growth (by) investing in young men and giving them opportunities to develop, command pitches, pitch meaningful innings, take some lumps, have some successes. Across the board, as good as we could've hoped for, in my mind” External link

triblive Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It speaks to (the pitchers') toughness, their routine, and what we've done with the development system, strength and all the coaching that goes with that,” “The training and the recovery, it's real” External link

triblive Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:12:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “This man had every opportunity to go home and feel sorry for himself. Nobody would have said a word,” External link

triblive Tuesday, October 3, 2017 4:50:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Across the board, I think we did a very professional job, a responsible job, at getting looks and helping us in our decision-making process moving forward,” External link

triblive Monday, October 2, 2017 4:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Maybe as good a game as he pitched all year,” “It had to be a very good feeling to finish so strong” External link

triblive Sunday, October 1, 2017 5:55:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's not a big fireworks thing, but it is something,” External link

triblive Sunday, October 1, 2017 2:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I anticipate having that all put together for everybody and the answers to all that after the season,” “Our coaches have worked extremely hard. We've gotten some better results in certain areas than others” External link

triblive Sunday, October 1, 2017 2:45:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I loved the competitor out there,” “It was a 1-0 game in the sixth. The fight was on, but he kept coming at them” External link

triblive Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:16:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I believe we've put ourselves in a very good position to have a strong rotation moving forward,” External link

triblive Friday, September 29, 2017 7:34:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I said, ‘Dude, he had a career game last night,'” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle added : “The man's here. He's playing here,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We don't feel good about ‘feeling good' enough,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle added : “I loved him laying out last night with a no-hitter on the line and the ball in the gap,” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “It's important for 'feel good,' ” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “There were sequences early on (this season when) he'd pitch mad,” “He fell into one tonight after two well-placed hits early. He pitched mad for a little bit and got out of it. If he didn't get good results, he would try to throw harder. He doesn't need to throw harder. He throws plenty hard enough. ... He's just caught on to what he needs to do up here to be successful” External link

triblive Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He’s been very transparent about the fact that it’s on his bucket list,” “It’s been on his to-do list. And there’s been a good quantity of at-bats. He’s driven in runs, hadn’t been able to hit a grand slam. He was able to wipe that off the list tonight. His facial expression on the trip around the bases said it all” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about North ) : “I thought it was appropriate at the time, in front of the hometown crowd, last homestand,” “It’s a special night. The fans were very appreciative. He’s done a lot of wonderful things here on the North Shore. Tonight was a very, very special night for him” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:32:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about North ) : "I thought it was appropriate at that time," "In front of the hometown crowd, last homestand. I don't know what tomorrow's going to bring. He's done a lot of wonderful things here on the North Shore, and tonight was a very special night for him. Oh, what a night" External link

triblive Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:11:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We've definitely walked that line,” “We've been representative of the game, representative of the organization, representative of the opponent” External link

triblive Sunday, September 24, 2017 11:10:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We want to put out a good effort every night,” “We need to take care of the organization. I don't have any doubt that the teams we've put out have been the best teams we could put out there that night” External link

triblive Sunday, September 24, 2017 11:10:00 PM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The conversation has been steady. It hasn't been overwhelming,” “Stew is really good about condensing things and giving them a little something that will help” External link

triblive Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Stew's always going to be the guy who's behind the curtain,” External link

triblive Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'm a fan of it,” “I see the value in it because I can give you about five situations this year with a bat or a ball that may not have ended very well (without extra netting)” External link

triblive Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I heard a lot of comments early from some fans,” “I've heard none in the last few months” External link

triblive Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:56:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He's a roll-up-your-sleeves, get-things-done guy,” External link

triblive Friday, September 22, 2017 2:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “He got on top of the ball the best we have seen in awhile,” External link

triblive Friday, September 22, 2017 2:59:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "A breath of fresh air for us," External link

triblive Thursday, September 21, 2017 7:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : "The spray command was a challenge," External link

triblive Thursday, September 21, 2017 7:22:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “As we get closer, we'll know more,” “If they can't play, and there's no league, then we'll look at option B. They don't seem to think that's where it sits right now” External link

triblive Thursday, September 21, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We weren't able to capitalize on that opportunity,” “We had six singles. Guys are going up there battling. We're just not getting things done” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We haven't been able to get enough run support to help them on that side,” “However, guys are getting down the line. Guys are battling at-bats. There's nobody's that happy in there, so you keep them fresh for the next day. Feel what you need to feel. There needs to be some angst, and there is” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:10:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “about me yelling, not about me coaching up,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “More often than not, the people that want the yelling, that's because it's something they're dealing with personally,” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “Both of them showed very poor judgment last night because they both had plays in their pocket,” “Before they hit, they knew what the situation was. One of them didn't trust the coach rounding third, and the other tried to make a play that at one point he thought was there but turned out not to be there” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I sat them down (and asked) what did you see? What did you think? What did you feel?” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “I'd love to be like Joe or John (Wooden),” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “That's proven to be one of his strengths,” “We've gone to him multiple times already this season. Actually, once he got back, he has been the first and foremost guy that we've gotten up when we had the lead, to be the guy that can come in and face right-handed and left-handed hitters” External link

triblive Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said ( about Elías Díaz ) : “He's watching the young pitchers work. He's spending time with (backup Elias Diaz), working with and talking with some of the young pitchers that are in the bullpen” “So there are some things being done that are going to help that he is helping with over the winter and into next season, to the best of his ability” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We are gonna try to set up about a six-week period of winter ball play to get them active,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “The aptitude has been really good. The coach-ability has been really good,” External link

triblive Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:14:00 AM EAT

Clint Hurdle said : “We'd like to hand it to him one more time and see what he can do with it with a clean start,”