Tony La Russa

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Tony La Russa told : “I only care about sportsmanship so far. And I have a limit,” External link

denverpost Saturday, October 16, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "There is a character choice there that they should answer for," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "He gave us everything he had," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

japantoday Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

japantoday Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, October 13, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, October 13, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Count the number of RBIs that we gave up with two outs (eight) and couldn’t get that last out,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

wftv Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

wftv Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It just leaves a bitter taste in your mouth and in my gut,” “That’s just — there’s a character shortage there that they should answer for. It is stupid, too. … I’ll be interested to see if they admit it [was intentional]. If they don’t admit it, then they’re really dishonest” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “left a bitter taste in my mouth, my gut,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I thought he did exactly what he did all year,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Some teams do it legally. They invest a lot of (time) trying to see what the signs are, figure out what the sequences are. I think it’d put an end to it, and it’s pretty simple,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:51:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’re sending all the guys who are available to the bullpen in spikes,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:26:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “It’s America, they can chant ‘fire La Russa’ if they wanted to, right?” “I have no problem as long as they show up” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I looked up — we all looked up — and it was four hours, and every seat was filled,” “That’s the damnedest thing I have ever seen” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t get into that stuff,” “I just don’t get into it. But I try to realize this is America, and players can say what they want to and I can say that I don’t get into it if I want to” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It would be better, the more velocity he has, the better his chances are of getting a lineup like that out,” “I think we’ll have more than he did that last game against Cincinnati, but let’s wait and see” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:07:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Some teams do it legally. They invest a lot of (time) trying to see what the signs are, figure out what the sequences are. I think it’d put an end to it, and it’s pretty simple,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, October 11, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It would be better, the more velocity he has, the better his chances are of getting a lineup like that out,” “He is saying that he feels better, and the way he explains it, I think we’ll have more than he did that last game against Cincinnati, but let’s wait and see. But if he has more and he is throwing in the middle of the plate, it’s not better than if he had less and was hitting his spot. So, that’s why it’s pitching, not throwing” External link

suntimes Monday, October 11, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Some teams do it legally. They invest a lot of (time) trying to see what the signs are, figure out what the sequences are. I think it’d put an end to it, and it’s pretty simple,” External link

seattlepi Monday, October 11, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don't know what Houston is saying, but that game was so long and a quick turnaround, I think this makes for better baseball tomorrow,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was electric in that dugout. Nobody was giving in,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was electric in that dugout. Nobody was giving in,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was electric in that dugout. Nobody was giving in,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was electric in that dugout. Nobody was giving in,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I mean that ball was scalded,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, October 11, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I guarantee you that there was no intent to interfere with that play. I can guarantee it,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, October 11, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I mean that ball was scalded,” External link

seattlepi Monday, October 11, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I guarantee you that there was no intent to interfere with that play. I can guarantee it,” External link

seattlepi Monday, October 11, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I mean that ball was scalded,” External link

wftv Monday, October 11, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Ryan Tepera ) : “Tepera and Bummer were key because of the number of outs they got,” External link

suntimes Monday, October 11, 2021 8:07:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think he has [Hall of Fame] credentials already,” “I mean, he has won divisions. He has taken teams to the postseason” External link

suntimes Monday, October 11, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Joe Torre ) : “And I also think just like with Joe Torre, you know, you can’t discount the kind of playing career he had,” “And the fact that he stayed in and continues to coach — and any team he coaches for, players love playing for him — he sounds like a Hall of Famer to me” External link

suntimes Monday, October 11, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jim Leyland ) : “I think he has the credentials already,” “It's no secret I'm great friends with Jim Leyland. There are managers in the Hall of Fame with one world championship, and Jim has one. I'm a Hall of Famer, so I guess I've got some credibility. Maybe they don't all agree, but I think a lifetime of success with the number of wins he has and the championships he has, I think he has the credentials already” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I think about his first bullpen, you could tell he had outstanding talent," "And then I watched the progress where he got more consistent in his delivery and commanding pitches, and he takes it into the season. All the different situations he had to face. Sometimes, he was good early and then got a little struggle, never quit competing" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 10, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Professional hitters, good hitters down the lineup,” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 10, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “When he said that, that’s a good thing to say,” “It makes sense. They went and won four. So we’ve got to win. [Game 3] is a must win” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 10, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Professional hitters, good hitters down the lineup,” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 10, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a short series and you have had all hands on deck the first two games,” “You never know if it was one of those extra-inning games and got length. He was the longest guy there. So other than that, I’m looking forward to starting him” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 10, 2021 1:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He had worked hard at that point. He’s got a two-run lead,” “Last thing he’s trying to do is walk guys. So that shows you he’s right near the end for me” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 9, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Take the attitude, the effort level and the talent we’ve got and [Sunday in Game 3] find a way to win,” “Then you’re down one, and we play another one. It can be done. I’d rather be in their position, but I know our club. We’ll put together a winning effort, and hopefully the score reflects that” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 9, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The fact that we’re still optimistic means that he’s showing enough,” External link

suntimes Friday, October 8, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I hate to say we were teammates because it means I was a player like he was a player — he was a really good player. I was not,” “But we were teammates, and I have known him quite a bit over the years. The only problem we’ve ever had is when we’re in the same division. Other than that, we’ve never had problems” External link

nytimes Friday, October 8, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He says he’s feeling good,” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 7, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ve really had a good relationship,” “The only time there’s been a problem is when we’re in the same division and you play each other. He’s for his team, I’m for my team and sometimes the sparks fly” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Dusty Baker ) : “When I saw Dusty, I went, ‘Man, he’s really good and I’m really bad,’ ” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You want to be the last team standing,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 6, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s like the great unknown,” External link

suntimes Monday, October 4, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I walked into a situation that any manager would have paid money to have managed this club,” “So, my first thought has been since that day to now, every day I’m around this club, I was fortunate then and I’m more fortunate every day” External link

suntimes Monday, October 4, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He was hanging. It just doesn’t make sense to push him today. He’s had a hell of a year,” “The bottom line is this is a day to refresh. And oddly enough he agrees” External link

suntimes Monday, October 4, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You cannot predict any series in the postseason,” “Obviously, we’d have liked to start at home. [...] But if we were starting here, we’d do the same thing [and] play as hard as we can” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Harder is when you don’t have options. That’s harder,” “When you have more options and you almost have too many good players, that’s a dream come true for a coaching staff and a manager” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “They have offensive plusses, but defensively they’re exceptional,” “And this is baseball, where offense and defense, if you can do both, you’re extra valuable” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think the strength that he’s shown about competing and never giving in, never giving up, that’s exactly the message that you want the team to have. He’s been a real leader that way,” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think how quickly he warms up, there won’t be a situation that you would bring him into that he’ll be intimidated,” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa says : “The players deserve 100% of the focus and attention,” “Making it about myself is the last thing I’ll do” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Just get as much information as you can before you make that call,” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 2, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s more a level of curiosity,” “Hope for the best. I’d hate to comment one way or the other because there’s not enough info yet” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 2, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ll just be properly respectful and considerate and do the best we can,” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 2, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "We didn't ask him, ‘Hey, show us that you can get in the upper 90s,’" "That wasn't the way it was. I thought he made pitches" External link

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

Tony La Russa said : “we have to be careful with turning him loose,” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 2:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “He’s playing to his huge talent and he’s producing huge, he plays defense huge,” “You understand how much we missed him and Eloy [Jimenez, torn pectoral muscle] in the first half. Can’t give our club enough credit for hanging in there. Having those two guys back, it’s a different looking team” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 2:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “And we’re confident that they’re going to look at the talent and the character [of potential acquisitions],” “Last year, they had a culture. They got tired of losing, they started winning. My point is, they’re going to try and add wherever they think they should add, but it’s going to be a combination of the talent and the character” External link

suntimes Monday, June 21, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “When you get beat three times, why not do something different?” External link

suntimes Monday, June 21, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Ruiz ) : “I know he’s doing work with [hitting coach] Frankie [Menechino], and I know Pito [Jose] talks to him,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 21, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Hopefully we get through it without him,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You want to make sure there’s different ways, if he earns a promotion, to get in the lineup,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Dusty Baker ) : “Dusty and I had a long relationship,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 18, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Adam Eaton ) : “I know Adam Eaton is still fighting some soreness in his leg,” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s had that [soreness on] and off,” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The buzz in the locker room was, ‘Good. Hey, look who’s playing. Let’s go get it,’ ” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He was Picasso, just painted it beautifully,” “Shut out that club for seven innings” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It clears away the uncertainty, he can put it behind him and start fresh,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Whatever is the next major test, you evaluate how he feels during, after and tomorrow,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was an even-steven game that got away from us at the end,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Well, I’d like to see the move,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I said, ‘whoops, soon, no no. Patience, patience, patience,’ ” “We have a lot of season left. But it’s great news” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:16:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The thing I like is his professionalism and mound presence,” “He gets it and throws it, and he stands up in tough situations” External link

suntimes Monday, June 14, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “What I’ve learned is he has a gift and burning desire to win,” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 13, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “What I’ve learned is he has a gift and burning desire to win,” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 13, 2021 1:46:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “They asked me if I was OK with keeping the game going, and I said it was fine,” “But then it all came down in a hurry” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, June 12, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He has been preparing himself for this everyday since we saw him in January,” “He’s never been not ready. We’re very comfortable that he’ll make all the plays and get some big base hits as well” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “One of the things we’re trying to do this weekend is get some time off to each of the guys that’s playing a lot,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “More than anything, Yermín has been struggling a little bit, and this is a chance to give him a different look and figured he’d get some strikes to hit,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "a big blow, but the games still count and we have to go forward," External link

CBC Friday, June 11, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "a big blow, but the games still count and we have to go forward," External link

arkansasonline Friday, June 11, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “a big blow, but the games still count and we have to go forward,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, June 11, 2021 7:01:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “is a big, big part of our club,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 11, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ve proven we can handle it,” “Play as hard as we can and as good as we can with the guys we have” External link

suntimes Friday, June 11, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “Never give in, never give up,” “Look at the lineup today, that’s a quality starting lineup. Quality starting pitcher, quality bullpen. I’m really more concerned about somebody who enjoys the game so much who’s not playing. Same thing with Eloy and Luis and to a lesser extent Michael [Kopech]. It’s harder on them than us” External link

suntimes Friday, June 11, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ll know more [Thursday] when things cool off a little bit,” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:13:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Unfortunately it’s a conversation we’ve had before,” “You don’t want to disrespect who Nick is, but at the same time the games do go on. We just hope it’s not a big tear that puts him out for a long time. He’s a big part of our club” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:13:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about White Sox ) : “He’s had some buzzard luck,” “I saw a [TV] crawler that said ‘Sox bullpen struggles.’ He gets a pop-out, strikeout and infield single. That’s three outs so I wouldn’t call that struggling” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s 100 points better against right-handed hitters,” “He walked him. Buzzard luck is buzzard luck. That’s tough to take” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “It got sloppy at the end,” “There was a lot of rushing. Guys trying for more than was there. Nothing routine about [Anderson’s play]. You stand up to that. We’re accountable” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He is really getting sharper and sharper with understanding how to attack hitters,” “He has new ways he comes after hitters, he’s not settling on, ‘Well, I’ve got these three pitches.’ He’s tweaking and maneuvering” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You saw it at the beginning of the season to now, every time he goes out there he’s got more confidence, he looks more like the guy that ended [2020 season with five dominant, scoreless appearances],” “Sometimes you’ve got to work on stuff to get it all together and it’s coming at a perfect time for us” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That was a big-time assignment and he took care of it,” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “And he needs to make those adjustments,” “I can see that he is” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I do believe it’s a combination of making the adjustment to how he’s being pitched,” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The most important part of this season so far is the way the players have included me as part of the family,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “My heart was always in the dugout,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “They’re one of the top-hitting clubs in baseball, lots of talent up and down the lineup,” “We don’t concede anything, our lineup has tough outs up and down, too. Other than Detroit this weekend, for two weeks it’s going to be American League East with Tampa Bay and the West with Houston. If you like competition you’re going to like what goes on the next two weeks” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “They have a lot of life in their bats and they’ve got some speed,” “I like to look at it as, yeah, they’re tough to play against but we hope they think we’re tough to play against as well” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was an amazing five innings keeping us in the game,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I still think he’s got a little pinch in there that’s holding him back some but he’s making progress,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:49:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The most important part of this season so far is the way the players have included me as part of the family,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, June 8, 2021 10:27:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Trust your gut, you don’t cover your butt,” “You cover your butt with some of these decisions and you get beat and you’ll never know if you are good enough” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 9:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It feels very similar there toward the end to getting into Cooperstown,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 9:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a players’ game and the staffs’, that’s what we have here now,” “I just commented to the guys, we have a team that wants it and we’ll see how good we can be the rest of the way. But we have a staff that’s dedicated to helping them entertain the fans with competition and hopefully enough wins” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 9:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I keep looking at Toronto, and the week after that we’ve got Tampa Bay and Houston,” “So there’s no relaxation or taking anything for granted. It’s just getting ready to compete, see who’s good enough. Simple” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 9:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "The most important part of this season so far is the way the players have included me as part of the family," External link

arkansasonline Monday, June 7, 2021 10:23:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The most important part of this season so far is the way the players have included me as part of the family,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, June 7, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The most important part of this season so far is the way the players have included me as part of the family,” “And our coaching staff. We had some holdovers, we had some new guys. That’s the most important part” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The wins are going to take care of themselves, but the togetherness and the fact that you’re going to compete together,” “I’ve got a lot more respect to earn, and credibility, but they’ve allowed me to get a head start. I feel close to them, and they show it to me every day” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It hasn’t been fair for every team, everybody’s been hurt,” “But if we’re given a legitimate chance, then we’ve got a legitimate chance to qualify for October and see what happens. That’s the goal. Never give in, never give up. The guys believe in it. We’ll see” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We are optimistic but it’s slow play,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 1:17:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We're optimistic but it’s slow play,” External link

seattlepi Monday, June 7, 2021 12:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “What was the score at the time? 4-3?” “Is the tying run on second base and the go-ahead run at first? And if he bunts them over, you’ve got Anderson and Madrigal? I think that’s the play” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 6, 2021 2:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Yoan Moncada ) : “It’s 3-2 and we started the runner. (Grandal) fouled a couple balls off, and then he took a pitch that he thought was a ball and the guy threw (Moncada) out,” “The bunt is not an aggressive play, and it didn’t work. That was an aggressive play, and it didn’t work. So make of it whatever you want to. That’s one good thing about watching the game, you know what my strategy was” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 6, 2021 2:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Yoan Moncada ) : “I felt good about sending (Moncada),” “Yaz had been tough all day long. I haven’t seen the pitch, so I don’t know. And I felt really good about bunting them over (in the sixth)” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 6, 2021 2:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “One of Yasmani’s strengths is hitting from the right-hand side,” “He hadn’t had a lot of at-bats from that side. This is a chance for him to get right-handed swings and at the same time get ready down the road” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s team-first, and in this case, getting Yasmani some at-bats on the right-hand side, he just hasn’t gotten very many of them,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Carlos Rodon ) : “So far, in the early part of the season, every time we’ve been able to give Carlos extra days, it’s worked out well,” “It just made sense, extra days, whether it’s keeping him healthy or extra time to work on his delivery. And that’s the reason we did it” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I have things that I want to say about him,” “I'm not going to say them tonight, mostly because this is such a celebration of our ballclub, doing great to get ahead and coming back” External link

eagletribune Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I keep talking about the guts of this team,” “Unless you give examples, it doesn’t bring it to life. ... We’re going to play a hard nine. Good things happen when you do” External link

eagletribune Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s got the heart of a lion and the situation did not scare him,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 8:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s never a bad trip to come up,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “he had a couple of areas that were barking a little bit” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “he had a couple of areas that were barking a little bit” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everything is green light going forward,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a nice feeling to have with the back end of the bullpen like that,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ve tried to be careful not to bring him back two games in a row,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’m just impressed with the fact we keep playing nine,” “If we do that, good things will happen” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Rickey Henderson ) : “He gets the big hit, never stops running and he saw an opening there and he just made a run,” “Reminded me of Rickey [Henderson]. Sometimes I call it Rickey runs, you make a run that nobody else makes unless you’ve got that extra gear” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ve tried to be careful not to bring him back two games in a row,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “That at-bat by Abreu, it would be tied for first for one of the greatest I’ve seen against a pitcher of that caliber in that kind of situation,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “So much happened in that game,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ll never forget it, and our fans will never forget it,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ve never seen anybody — I’ve seen some — that never throw an at-bat away,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, May 31, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Lot of season left, and he said he was good and he convinced the trainer and the pitching coach,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, May 31, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t care who hits it, when you hit it to tie the game there or put us ahead, it’s energizing,” “I said [Saturday], he’s a magnetic figure in that clubhouse and in the dugout. Guys just go to him. I thought his trot was better today. I don’t think he’s ever going to slow up much more than that. But it wasn’t a sprint. He was great” External link

suntimes Monday, May 31, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s the first and biggest star by a lot,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 31, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “No surprise he’s gone into the season, he’s healthy,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 30, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Anxious to see him on hand and in person to make some kind of judgment as to where his leg is,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 30, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’re trying to get him as much rest as we can to get him 100 percent,” “He’s probably 80-85 percent, which is playable. A lot of season ahead, we’d like to get him to 100 if we can” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 29, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You get ready for Game 1 today and when that’s over you don’t think about two games,” “You play the second one. You play Sunday without thinking about Monday” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 29, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "If you just go back to any place that I have been, any other manager or head coach, you're going to get some heat," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, May 29, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You try to keep as many guys in the spots that they’ve been,” “Andrew’s bounced around between fifth, sixth, seventh and the third spot was open. He’s swinging well” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 29, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s not afraid, which is good,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 29, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t think there’s any chance, no,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 29, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You’re going to get some heat. If you don’t like it, do something else for a living,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 28, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He attacked the 3-0 pitch,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 28, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The way he pitched out of [jams] in the first and sixth was the story of the game,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 28, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There isn’t a guy on this roster if he gets hurt, we don’t feel it or feel for him — we’ve had our share [of injuries],” “But in this particular case, he’s been on top of it. So keep our fingers crossed that’s it’s not serious” External link

suntimes Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “it got sore on him, we’ll have to see how he is tomorrow,” External link

suntimes Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ve gone through this my whole career, guys want to come back as soon as they start feeling good,” “He’s feeling good but he needs his timing. So we’ll watch very closely” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If I answer that he won’t like the answer” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If I answer that he won’t like the answer” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Joe West ) : “But you couldn’t disrespect the game,” “Joe was going to make sure the game was played correctly. And he had a flair and he’s the perfect guy to set the record because he represents a lot of what an umpire should be” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Lance Lynn ) : "It was a really good ballgame," "Lance was a stud again. It was outstanding and the guys kept at it" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, May 25, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There will be a consequence he has to endure here within our family,” External link

guardian Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was a really good ballgame,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, May 25, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was a really good ballgame,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, May 25, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Lance Lynn ) : “It was a really good ballgame,” “Lance was a stud again. It was outstanding and the guys kept at it” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 25, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was a really good ballgame,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, May 25, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s definitely a different series,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 25, 2021 4:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everybody in our big league staff knew he was special,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 25, 2021 4:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s definitely a different series,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everybody in our big league staff knew he was special,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s definitely a different series,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 25, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everybody in our big league staff knew he was special,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 25, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s definitely a different series,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everybody in our big league staff knew he was special,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "Recognize the birds on the bat," "I don't mean this disrespectfully, but once you prepare for the game, once you play the game, you've got to tune out the distraction. It's a good distraction, but you've got to tune it out. I'm sure they will, too" External link

irishsun Monday, May 24, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "Mike Shildt came in the organization in player development and over the years watched him grow, minor league manager of the year, and really, really impressed," "No surprise that he's successful as a manager because you watched him go from rookie to A-ball and so forth, Double-A won the championship. He has a knack of guys responding to his leadership" External link

irishsun Monday, May 24, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think it’s the common-sense stuff, it’s you recognize the birds with the bat,” External link

usaToday Monday, May 24, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Mike was a teammate starting in 2000 through 2004. Mike Shildt came in the organization in player development and over the years watched him grow, minor league manager of the year. And really, really impressed. No surprise that he’s successful as a manager because you watched him go from rookie to A ball and so forth, Double-A won the championship. He has a knack of guys responding to his leadership,” External link

usaToday Monday, May 24, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think it’s the common-sense stuff, it’s you recognize the birds with the bat,” External link

seattlepi Monday, May 24, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Mike was a teammate starting in 2000 through 2004. Mike Shildt came in the organization in player development and over the years watched him grow, minor league manager of the year. And really, really impressed. No surprise that he’s successful as a manager because you watched him go from rookie to A ball and so forth, Double-A won the championship. He has a knack of guys responding to his leadership,” External link

seattlepi Monday, May 24, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think it’s the common-sense stuff, it’s you recognize the birds with the bat,” External link

click2houston Monday, May 24, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Mike was a teammate starting in 2000 through 2004. Mike Shildt came in the organization in player development and over the years watched him grow, minor league manager of the year. And really, really impressed. No surprise that he’s successful as a manager because you watched him go from rookie to A ball and so forth, Double-A won the championship. He has a knack of guys responding to his leadership,” External link

click2houston Monday, May 24, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We liked the matchups in the ninth inning,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 24, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We liked the matchups in the ninth inning,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 24, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s also one of the strong chemistry guys, family guys on this team,” “There’s a lot of games that we’ve played where he’s been out rehabbing, and when he’s around, like he has been, it’s better. It’s going to be a big day the day he comes back” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “How often he plays, we’re going to watch it carefully day to day,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you look at the way the stadium is configured, left field is the real challenge, more so than center, certainly than right,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Recognize the birds on the bat,” “There are several guys there that were teammates. There are guys on the coaching staff that I know really well. I don’t mean this disrespectfully, but once you prepare for the game, once you play the game, you’ve got to tune out the distraction. It’s a good distraction, but you’ve got to tune it out. I’m sure they will too” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s been two rough days,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 1:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You look at potential rallies, but four double plays,” “He pitched to the rollover where the guy pulls it to the pull side. We did a good job of getting rallies started but he had the rally-killer pitch” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 1:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “Well, I think any father would like being a dad of a son like Tim because his bad just means he went from very, very good to just good,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 22, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa told : “With that kind of a lead, that’s just sportsmanship, or respect for the game or respect for your opponent,” External link

nytimes Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa told : “I know there’s a constitutional right to express yourself,” External link

forbes Friday, May 21, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa told ( about White Sox ) : “What I’m learning more and more, like with the Players Alliance and especially with the White Sox, when your protests actually have action-oriented results, the way you are going to impact, make things better, I’m all for it,” External link

forbes Friday, May 21, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That’s the umpire’s opinion. It wasn’t obvious to me,” “The guy threw a sinker. It didn’t look good. So, I wasn’t that suspicious. I’m suspicious if somebody throws at somebody’s head. I don’t have a problem with how the Twins handled that” External link

suntimes Friday, May 21, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa afirmó : “Me molestó porque no le tiras a un lanzamiento con la cuenta 3-0” “Los Mellizos sabían que estaba molesto. Con la ventaja que teníamos, es una cuestión de caballerosidad deportiva, de respeto al rival y al juego. Esto va a tener consecuencias que va a tener que soportar en nuestra familia. No va a volver a suceder. No lo va a volver a hacer” External link

orlandosentinel Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "You think you need more [runs] to win, you keep pushing," External link

foxnews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "That's just sportsmanship, respect for the game, respect for your opponent," "He made a mistake, so there will be a consequence that he has to endure here within our family. But it won't happen again because (third base coach Joe McEwing) will be on the lookout and I will be too, and we'll go running in front of the pitcher if we have to" External link

foxnews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “What did they do? The guy might just have been trying to get a sinker in,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "There's sportsmanship, respect for the game, respect for your opponent. That's real and has to be the philosophy, and we follow it," "The fact that he is a rookie who was excited helps explain why he just was clueless. But now he's got a clue" External link

startribune Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That’s just sportsmanship, respect for the game, respect for your opponent,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 19, 2021 3:12:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s not going to do that again,” “I heard he says something like I played my game, but no, he doesn’t. He plays the game of Major League Baseball that respects the game, respects the opponents, and that was not (it). And he’s got to respect the signs. When he gets the take sign, he takes” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 19, 2021 3:12:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The fact that he’s a rookie and was excited helps explain why he just was clueless,” “But now he’s got a clue” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 19, 2021 3:12:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The Twins knew I was upset,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There will be a consequence he has to endure within our family,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s not going to do that again,” “I heard he said, ‘I play my game.’ No he doesn’t. He plays the game of Major League Baseball. Respects the game, respect the opponents and he has to respect the sign. When you get the take sign, take” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t ever want to give the other team an excuse to take a shot at one of our players,” “You say ‘unwritten rules,’ but they’re just common-sense. We were taught from Day 1: Respect the game, respect the competition, respect your opponent. And the way you respect is you both go out and play as hard and good as you can. And if someday, the other team is having a tough day, and the decision is final, then you don’t steal, you don’t hit 3-0. When is that? That’s every manager’s decision” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know one thing, he was rubbing his knee,” “He’s sore. So he hit pretty hard. You can bet your fortune he’s playing tomorrow in Minnesota” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 17, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ve been watching a lot of his workouts and he certainly is looking more like himself,” “As far as getting back to 100%, he’s getting very close” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 17, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If he gives in, the game could get really ugly, we use a lot of arms,” “Just one of those starts where early on, I give him a lot of credit for limiting the damage and giving us the chance to win, so I was really impressed” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Carlos Rodon ) : “That was a major accomplishment for us,” “He got two outs in the sixth. He gets the loss, we get the loss, but I think there’s a lot to look at and feel good about as far as Carlos is concerned” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I was concerned because our guys we're really shaken,” “He took a shot. The clubhouse was really quiet, but they got themselves ready to play” External link

eagletribune Saturday, May 15, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a pleasure to watch him play,” “He sets that example; that’s why the fellas follow him” External link

eagletribune Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That's what you've got to like about our offense, with the big guys missing,” “The way we competed through the eighth inning is a good sign” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “No, it’s way too early,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Not only have I noticed it but the guys have mentioned it,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s pretty close to 100 percent,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If we do what we did tonight, we’re going to score a lot of runs,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:24:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ve got outstanding heart, outstanding spirit,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He has so much talent, it’s tempting [to think home run] because he can hit a ball a mile but the higher average he hits, the more RBI and home runs he’s going to get,” “But it’s a tough discipline and he came through today” External link

suntimes Monday, May 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was one of the most complete games we’ve played,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It gives him the chance to back off a little bit, don’t have to worry about protecting Pito,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Happy flight home and enjoy the off day [Monday],” External link

suntimes Monday, May 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We got outstanding heart and spirit,” “It will be a happy flight, but we’ve got to focus on what’s next” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 10, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “He likes swinging from the right side right now, like to get his bat into play,” “We’ll take the walks, but you get Jose in front of him and you get Mercedes behind him, hopefully we’ll get his bat” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I hope they hit 27 balls out there to him. That’s how confident I am,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We put a couple of good at-bats together, Keller had really good stuff,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “My understanding in being around different injuries over the years, if you can avoid surgery, that’s a plus,” “So I think it is a real healthy sign for Luis. And what’s good for Luis is good for us, but I do believe that that’s good news” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It has the makings of the kind of bullpen that Kenny (Williams) and Rick (Hahn) talked about,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a good rule and I’ve had a few people contact me in the game that were not aware either,” “I’m sure a lot were but I admit I didn’t know and it’s a good rule. A very good rule” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “there’s not a fit here, unfortunately” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “there’s not a fit here, unfortunately” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Albert Pujols ) : “If somebody acquires him they’ll get a very determined [player],” “A very determined Albert is... I hope it’s in another league or a different division because I would never underestimate him” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a good day for him to rest and then rest [Thursday, an off day],” “Need to keep him fresh because he’s very important” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There were times during spring training when he didn’t feel like his delivery was all together,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 7, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “You have to use whoever made the last out, and that was Vaughn not Abreu,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “You have to use whoever made the last out, and that was Vaughn — not Abreu,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “You have to use whoever made the last out, and that was Vaughn — not Abreu,” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a good day for him to rest and then rest [Thursday, an off day],” “Need to keep him fresh because he’s very important” External link

suntimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:40:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We were trying to be aggressive all game long,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:38:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There wasn't anything beyond his talent today,” “He jumped a fastball all three times” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We had a lot of disciplined at-bats today,” “Everybody got themselves ready, not making excuses about who’s missing” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You have to pay respect to what Eloy and Luis mean to this club,” “You can’t just say ‘Next man up’ casually. But you just find a way” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There wasn't anything beyond his talent today,” “He jumped a fastball all three times” External link

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

Tony La Russa said : “There wasn't anything beyond his talent today,” “He jumped a fastball all three times” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We had a lot of disciplined at-bats today,” “Everybody got themselves ready, not making excuses about who’s missing” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You have to pay respect to what Eloy and Luis mean to this club,” “You can’t just say ‘Next man up’ casually. But you just find a way” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "If you look at his first start in Seattle and every start since then, where ever we could we've given him extra rest," "He's made so much progress, but you want to be sure" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “What Tim does is what they did,” “He’s competing, and he’s having fun competing” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s the same every stinking, wonderful day,” “He brings effort, he brings a commitment to the practices, to the competition. And he does it because he enjoys competing” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you look at his first start in Seattle and every start since then, whereever we could we’ve given him extra rest,” “He’s made so much progress, but you want to be sure” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 3, 2021 11:24:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Right now his flexibility is an important part of what we’ve got to do to get to October,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Talent-wise, he’s got it all,” “He’s got really good hands, he’s got an excellent, accurate throwing arm. Where he lacks is just gametime experience and calling a game. This is a difficult place to learn that” External link

suntimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Even though he’s not catching, Jerry Narron works with him every day,” “He has the opportunity during the game to watch how the game is being called” External link

suntimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That’s what you go through,” “Adversity is always going to be part of the season. It’s hit us hard in the outfield” External link

suntimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That’s a part of what you’re going to go through,” “All the clubs go through it. We’ll have somebody play in that position and step up, and you’ve just got to deal with it. We’re deep enough to cover” External link

suntimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It seemed like he tripped, and as he tried to regain his balance, something in his quad or his hip,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 3, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ll have somebody playing that position and step up, and you’ve just got to deal with it,” “We’re deep enough to cover” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 3, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’m not upset with him,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 3, 2021 2:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “When you see your average not where it usually is, every time you go to bat you want to make something happen, and his patience is really to be admired,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 2, 2021 6:14:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s the same every stinking, wonderful day,” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, May 2, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a good first step for a six-month season,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Scoring three against one of the league’s best pitchers certainly doesn’t count in my mind as an offense that wasn’t taking good at-bats and making things happen,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ll replay the inning and watch it on video,” “Maybe the leadoff walk should have alerted me, but he got two outs after that. He’s facing a guy he got out all night. But he’s a very honest guy. If he felt like he didn’t have much left, that’s tough for me to recognize because he’s not pulling himself out of that game” External link

suntimes Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t blame anyone for focusing on one inning, but where was the game lost?” External link

suntimes Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I was confident he could get the third out,” “It was his inning, and it didn’t turn out” External link

suntimes Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Billy Hamilton ) : “At that point, you’re looking for a single,” “I’m confident that Billy can do that. And I’m confident that Leury can do that. Make seven outs, you hit .300. You don’t always get hits. It was a tough offensive day for our team” External link

suntimes Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa told ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Michael Kopech is going to be a top-line starting pitcher,” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “His heart and his guts (are) as big as his talent,” “Most closers, they have trouble if it’s a multirun lead. He just loves to compete. Comes in there: ‘Boom, boom, boom.’ That’s a really good combination — for us and him” External link

suntimes Tuesday, April 27, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Every time he had a chance to throw, I would watch him,” “He’s very highly regarded. I could see why. Major league stuff, and he’s got several pitches. He’s a starter candidate. Competes. He’s going to have a big-league future as a starter” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “This is one of the most miserable parts of managing,” “Danny is a really good, winning player. Second time now he’s told he’s not on the roster. He’s got high respect value in this clubhouse. He’ll do anything to help us win” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “So far he’s hit high fastballs, low fastballs, inside fastballs, fastballs away,” “He’s seen curves, sliders and changeups. He uses the whole field, which is something you look for in a productive hitter” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s a very hungry hitter,” “This guy has waited a long time. When he goes up there, he’s not throwing anything away. … He gets behind in the count, he saves the at-bat by putting the ball in play” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “This is definitely not the time to think about moving Michael into the rotation,” “He needs to be one of those guys we rely on in the second half of the game. It’s all to the good — his good and our good” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Michael Kopech is going to be a starting pitcher, a top-line starting pitcher, but right now it made sense to get him in condition and add more and more pitches,” “I don’t have a crystal ball. He could pitch in the bullpen all year long. It’s exciting to see he could do both for us” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Today was more special because they grinded out the tie, and all of a sudden, he puts us ahead with a two-strike BB,” “There is a possibility he’s for real” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 24, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He improves our infield when he plays first,” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 24, 2021 8:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He improves our infield when he plays first,” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I'm superstitious and I want to DH him,” “We'll see what he says” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He's showing a lot of guts in the way he competes,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “All signs are good going forward with him,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “All signs are good going forward with him,” External link

ohio Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa explained : “We've got several that could have pitched in a competitive game, but if they pitched today, they're out (Tuesday),” External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I'm telling you, we're going to have a really good bullpen,” External link

wcvb Monday, April 19, 2021 7:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I'm telling you, we're going to have a really good bullpen,” External link

wcvb Monday, April 19, 2021 7:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s fired up and we’re fired up to watch him,” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Down the road he’ll be in the rotation,” “But [first] he’s going to be a force coming out of our bullpen” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He understands that he’s getting his feet wet the way he is, because he’s been pitching in pressure situations,” “The days he gets to watch our veteran starters, it’s the best preparation for him. Especially as we build up the strength in his arm” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s fired up and we’re fired up to watch him,” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He wants to be a starter,” “He understands that he’s getting his feet wet the way he is, because he’s been pitching in pressure situations. The days he gets to watch our veteran starters, who already know how to work in between, it’s the best preparation for him. Especially as we build up the strength in his arm” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Dallas Keuchel ) : “The priority is just to watch the first game and do whatever it takes to win with the ‘pen behind Dallas, if it’s necessary,” “And then we’ll sort out the second game. But Jonathan would be one of the guys that you would consider” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about White Sox ) : “Jonathan, he’s an outstanding prospect,” “I wouldn’t hesitate to use him in either one of these two games. The first priority is Game 1, and you don’t want to be saving something for Game 2 when you have a real chance to win Game 1. That’s why you’ve got to be not playing any games with the Red Sox, because it’s going to depend on who we need to get the first win the first game we play” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Heuer, what did he do when he first came in? Let’s pay attention to what happened,” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I just think when you get beat, you get beat as a team,” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I just think when you get beat, you get beat as a team,” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Evan Marshall ) : “Marshall comes in and makes a good pitch, and then he hung one,” “That’s probably the tale of the day more than anything, we left some pitches in the strike zone when we had the count in our favor. That’s probably the No. 1 takeaway that we can improve on” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Carlos Rodon ) : "Carlos was a guy that was a very tough call for them," External link

arkansasonline Friday, April 16, 2021 11:17:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Bill Miller ) : “The umpire [Bill Miller] ruled it was just a hard tag,” “You start pressing like that, you can just beat the heck out of the guy you’re tagging, just knock him off the base. I don’t think that’s allowable. I mean, you can’t go to the first baseman and knock him over, the third baseman” External link

suntimes Friday, April 16, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Here it was the end of the game and that guy was competing and didn’t want his team to get no-hit,” External link

suntimes Thursday, April 15, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Matt Foster ) : “That’s probably the clearest example why I’m upset with myself, (Foster) faced too many hitters,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We were in a really good position going into the sixth inning and the best way to explain the sixth, I mean I did a really lousy job of managing that inning,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "It's really important for him to know he's got to earn," "If he has a good day (Tuesday), he may play Wednesday" External link

wsau Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I'd be booed in the introductions (if Mercedes wasn't playing)," External link

wsau Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I think he’s making progress. I don’t know exactly what the timetable is. I feel confident he won’t play tomorrow. We’ll wait and see about the (home) opener," External link

foxnews Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think he’s making progress. I don’t know exactly what the timetable is. I feel confident he won’t play tomorrow. We’ll wait and see about the (home) opener,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He just continues to improve, doesn’t he?” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He just continues to improve, doesn’t he?” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “All of his hits have been clutch and he has been putting us in position to try to win. He has had a great approach, especially with two strikes,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 10:49:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jake Lamb ) : “I wanted to get Jake Lamb in there one of the days, today or tomorrow,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jake Lamb ) : “I wanted to get Jake Lamb in there one of the days, today or tomorrow,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 6:17:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I wouldn’t want to catch him, and I wouldn’t want to hit against him,” External link

missoulian Thursday, April 1, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Our biggest concern is Eloy. He’s the guy who’s hurt. He’s the guy that’s got to go through the rehab,” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 26, 2021 2:39:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Our biggest concern is Eloy. He’s the guy who’s hurt. He’s the guy that’s got to go through the rehab,” External link

click2houston Friday, March 26, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Our biggest concern is Eloy. He’s the guy who’s hurt. He’s the guy that’s got to go through the rehab,” External link

click2houston Friday, March 26, 2021 4:27:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “Our biggest concern is Eloy. He's the guy who's hurt. He's the guy that's got to go through the rehab,” “As a team, you look at what you have, not what you don't have. We don't have him, but we have other guys. It's not going to be an open spot. Somebody's going to play there” External link

click2houston Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You'll see him out there as much as possible in the last (exhibition) games,” External link

click2houston Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I know he's never played higher than whatever it is (high Class A Winston-Salem), but boy he takes great at-bats, makes great adjustments. He's got all of the qualities," "He does things that really good hitters do. He can handle pitches, he really competes, never throws an at-bat away, uses the whole field. And he's got thump" External link

wsau Wednesday, March 24, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "Now I'm raving about him," External link

wsau Wednesday, March 24, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “They’re examining it now. He’s in great shape, he’s a fast healer but it’s going to be at least a couple of weeks,” “Hopefully not longer but we’ll see” External link

suntimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It creates a spot open so we’ll see what we do with it,” “It’s one of those things that’s not a good break for us” External link

suntimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “an absolutely great play on a short fly ball,” External link

suntimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He hasn’t made the club yet, but he’s making a very good impression,” External link

suntimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You’ve got to be optimistic about him hitting in the big leagues,” “A big advantage for him will be the depth of the lineup. There are some teams hurting for offense ... and a lot of extra pressure. But here, he’ s just got to complement what’s already there” External link

suntimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Humble guy who just likes to let his play speak for him,” External link

washtimes Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “Because of his speed, there isn’t any place that you can’t put him,” “I think, sometimes, if he’s really hot, you give him an extra at-bat in the two spot, or leadoff if Tim (Anderson) takes a day off. Hitting in the middle of the lineup, he’s going to have plenty of chances to drive in runs and score runs” External link

washtimes Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Billy Hamilton ) : “I’m eager to put him through the paces and see how he looks,” “There’s no doubt there will be some games where if you can manufacture a run, it’s the difference, and Billy’s made a career of that” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The ball jumps out of his hand, he has great action,” “For a young guy he’s not afraid and he has a very strong, competitive cool, with is a wonderful trait in the bullpen especially when you’ve got an arm like he has” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think he has an effect on everybody that way because he's playing the game the right way,” “He puts the ball in play” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Yeah, that’s an easy read,” External link

suntimes Monday, March 8, 2021 1:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Ideally it’s not the way that we would go,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, March 6, 2021 7:04:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “His stroke looks really good on both sides of the plate,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:44:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Unless it’s absolutely impossible, I do not intend to flip another inning the rest of the spring,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Unless it’s absolutely impossible, I do not intend to flip another inning the rest of the spring,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 2, 2021 8:28:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 2, 2021 8:28:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you’re always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you’re always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Abreu deserved the MVP, not just for what he does to help the team with his glove and his bat, but making his teammates better,” “I compare it to the guys that I watched on a daily basis, most recently Albert, Yadi [Molina], Pudge [Carlton Fisk] a long, long time ago [with the Sox in the 1980s], and he’s in that company. That’s why he and Albert are friends. They understand the responsibility, they embrace it. Very special” External link

suntimes Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:37:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “In the infield drills he’s really been agile and he’s shown a very strong, accurate arm,” “And he’s had good at-bats. He’s healthy, you can tell he’s determined and he’s really pleased. I don’t know that he ever took for granted the game of baseball but he certainly is excited, happy to be playing and he hasn’t had a bad day yet” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everybody thought I was foolish my whole career, you know?” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Nervous about the competition, the outcome and excited that we came back right away to answer in the first [with two runs in the first after the Brewers scored three in the top of the inning],” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “His arm is coming along where he can play defense soon. I think we’re expecting a full package,” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t have a crystal ball about whether he’s on the squad April 1,” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “For a bullpen to really excel they should be really working off a starting rotation that consistently gets into the last part of the game because it’s a long season,” “If you have that as a given, there are a lot of weapons. And I’ll just jump ahead … there are a lot of really impressive arms here beyond the guys who are getting a lot of attention. The answer is we have the chance to have an outstanding bullpen” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 1:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’re going to hold him a couple days so it works itself out,” “He won’t play in the first two games. We’ll see by Tuesday” External link

suntimes Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Nick is a young guy you can trust in any situation,” External link

suntimes Friday, February 26, 2021 7:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’m definitely not going to push it,” “So we’ll see how he feels [Friday]. We’re taking legitimate infield relays and all that stuff, see how his arm feels” External link

suntimes Friday, February 26, 2021 7:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The first place you always start is talent,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:31:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Frank Thomas ) : “I saw Frank Thomas this offseason,” External link

theherald-news Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Clearly, it’s always about health first,” External link

theherald-news Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Mike Trout ) : “I know Luis can run, can hit it a mile and can play great defense,” “I mean, those are Mike Trout-type talents” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I thought, ‘Nah.’ Now I’m watching him and I say, ‘Yeah.’ I could see. He’s got another gear or level he goes to,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Probably the three most important things a hitter has to have,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ll do a little dance with you,” “Yeah, it’s fair to say [Vaughn is] the leading candidate and then I’ll say thanks for the dance and walk away and say he’s tied for first with the other guys that are the leading candidates” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Compared to the problems he had last year with health and so forth,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You’ve got to watch that closely, he’s a key guy,” “We’ll watch him closely. This is February and we’re being careful with his arm so he has time to get it ready. Otherwise, he looks like he’s ready to go” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I was talking to a good friend this morning, an ex-manager, and we all understand when you get to manage in the major leagues it’s exciting. It’s unique,” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “When you manage in this league you face pressure,” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s more exciting when you have a chance to win,” “I mean, this is the most fun you can have. And our staff, we’re all having fun. We’re looking forward to it” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “But the best thing for a young pitcher or player – Andrew Vaughn’s name can come up – the worst thing you can do for that guy is tell him he’s on the club,” “Best thing you can do for a young player is tell him there’s a competition, there’s other guys with talent that want to be there for the pitching and hitting and at the end you tell him who wins it. That’s what you’re going to have to do at the end of the season, you’re going to have to compete. So you don’t want to shield them and give away anything that’s too valuable to earn” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “is excactly what the coaches have said about him,” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “These guys have been working really hard,” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Everybody is celebrating the birth of the baby [Kopech became a father for the first time in January]. And we’re all celebrating the way he’s throwing,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 20, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s leadership, lead by example,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 20, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’m a great believer that the mind can be so strong and a big advantage we have here is the team, after the rebuilding losses, they won last year so they tasted the wins, they got to October and they have a very tight family chemistry here,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:21:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The hairs on my neck were alive and kicking several times,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 18, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s about the excitement we feel as we get ready to try to win a championship.ȁ#x201d; The White Sox made the playoffs last year for the first time since 2008. They tied Cleveland for second place in the AL Central behind Minnesota at 35-25 and ended a string of seven losing seasons. The White Sox added workhorse starter Lance Lynn and star closer Liam Hendriks to a team that already included AL MVP José Abreu, 2019 batting champion Tim Anderson and ace Lucas Giolito. They have their sights set on their first World Series title since the 2005 team ended a drought dating to 1917. And they’re banking on La Russa to show he still has the touch to push a team to the top. ȁ#x201c;There are some legitimate questions about what I have to offer, my age and not being current,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, February 18, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s really important that we understand that you can’t assume anything’s going to happen unless you make it happen,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 26, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You get into October, and playoff baseball is the most exciting reward you can have,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 26, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know I don't have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February,” External link

highlandstoday Friday, December 25, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know I don't have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know I don’t have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February,” External link

fox2now Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I know I don't have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February," External link

foxnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know I don't have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February,” External link

gazette Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I brought this on myself. I know it," External link

irishsun Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know I don't have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "It's very rare for a manager to come in to a club this exciting and ready to win," External link

upi Friday, November 6, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa noting : “There's been a lot of news saying that we might not get along,” External link

foxnews Friday, November 6, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa noting : “There's been a lot of news saying that we might not get along,” External link

foxnews Friday, November 6, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa told : “The question asked most often is the wealth of information that helps you prepare, and I embrace it. I know our coaching staff will,” External link

forbes Tuesday, November 3, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT



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Jose Abreu said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony was trying to protect me,” “He’s always trying to protect us” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “It’s America, they can chant ‘fire La Russa’ if they wanted to, right?” “I have no problem as long as they show up” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “That was kind of Tony to say,” “He actually said those things to me in the past and recently. But that’s something that I don’t really think about too much [with] the task at hand, which is winning and also going as far as we can go in winning the world championship — [do that] and everything will take care of itself” External link

suntimes Monday, October 11, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “That was kind of Tony to say,” “He actually said those things to me in the past and recently, but that's something that I don't really think about too much other than the task at hand, which is winning and also going as far as we can go in winning the world championship and everything will take care of itself. And so, you know, I don't know if you knew me as a player, as a person, but now is not the time to be thinking about self” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Dylan Cease said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony talked to me and pretty much just let me know that I had the ball in Game 3,” “He let me know yesterday. Just give me a little bit of time to mentally prepare” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 10, 2021 1:29:00 AM EAT

Lucas Giolito said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “The first conversation I had with him in the off-season, right when he was hired, I was expecting Tony La Russa, Hall of Fame manager, to be very strict, to be very like: ‘I’m in charge. This is what we’re going to do,’” External link

nytimes Friday, October 8, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn added ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony is the best man to help us win championships over the next several years,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 6, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn says ( about Tony La Russa ) : “It wasn’t about him at all,” “Just sort of knowing him by reputation and from a distance, that would’ve surprised me a year ago, based on what I’d thought I knew about Tony La Russa. I was wrong” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Bob Melvin said ( about Tony La Russa ) : "I don't even consider myself in the same ballpark as a guy like Tony La Russa," External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tim Anderson said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony is good. He’s awesome, man,” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 13, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tim Anderson said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony is good. He’s awesome, man,” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 13, 2021 1:46:00 AM EAT

Billy Hamilton said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “I don't hit home runs. Like I told Tony just then, ‘Listen, if that ball drops, I will at least be on third,” “You can’t slow down unless you know it's gone” External link

eagletribune Sunday, May 30, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Carlos Gomez said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “A lot of respect for La Russa, but he thinks like a player from before,” External link

nytimes Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Rocco Baldelli said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “We got that feeling from across the dugout that Tony and some people in the dugout were not pleased with what was going on,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 21, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Rocco Baldelli said ( about Tony La Russa ) : "We got that feeling from across the dugout that Tony and some people in the dugout were not pleased with what was going on. I appreciate that message," "I'll tell you this — there's one thing acknowledging it, and that's appreciated, but it doesn't quell all of the emotions from all the guys in the clubhouse" External link

startribune Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Michael Kopech said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “My passion is starting and Tony’s been able to see that in me since spring training,” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “It’s going to be a different weekend but we’re ready for it,” “Looking forward to seeing Tony on the other side. Managing against a Hall of Famer, a guy who really helped us in ‘18 and ’19. A guy that I really look up to. It should be fun. He’s one of the best in the history of the game and to manage against somebody like that is a privilege” External link

masslive Friday, April 16, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Liam Hendriks said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “I'm excited to be a part of this team, and obviously with Tony at the helm, it's an exciting time for Chicago sports,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 16, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Duncan said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “The relationship with Tony goes back a long way,” External link

theherald-news Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Lance Lynn said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony’s all business and all about winning,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 12, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Lance Lynn said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Even though Tony’s been away from the game for nine years, he eats, sleeps and breathes baseball,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 12, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Trevor Bauer said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “If any free agents are [anti-La Russa], then it really calls into question the effectiveness of a manager being able to lead your team,” “Because now you potentially have a player you would like to sign not being willing to sign with you. If you lose out on that one free agent, that could be the difference between winning the World Series and not, making the playoffs and not” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 12, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Tim Anderson added ( about Tony La Russa ) : “I won't change my style, the way I play, for Tony. That won't happen. I will continue to be me. I always have and I always will be. We'll see what happens, I guess, if I do do a bat flip” External link

foxnews Friday, November 6, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Eloy Jimenez said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “What can I say? Tony is one of the greatest managers in the history game,” External link

suntimes Friday, November 6, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

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Tony La Russa told : “I only care about sportsmanship so far. And I have a limit,” External link

denverpost Saturday, October 16, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "There is a character choice there that they should answer for," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "He gave us everything he had," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

japantoday Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

japantoday Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, October 13, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, October 13, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Count the number of RBIs that we gave up with two outs (eight) and couldn’t get that last out,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

wftv Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

wftv Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:35:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It just leaves a bitter taste in your mouth and in my gut,” “That’s just — there’s a character shortage there that they should answer for. It is stupid, too. … I’ll be interested to see if they admit it [was intentional]. If they don’t admit it, then they’re really dishonest” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “left a bitter taste in my mouth, my gut,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There is a character choice there that they should answer for,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He gave us everything he had,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I thought he did exactly what he did all year,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Some teams do it legally. They invest a lot of (time) trying to see what the signs are, figure out what the sequences are. I think it’d put an end to it, and it’s pretty simple,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:51:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’re sending all the guys who are available to the bullpen in spikes,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:26:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “It’s America, they can chant ‘fire La Russa’ if they wanted to, right?” “I have no problem as long as they show up” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I looked up — we all looked up — and it was four hours, and every seat was filled,” “That’s the damnedest thing I have ever seen” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t get into that stuff,” “I just don’t get into it. But I try to realize this is America, and players can say what they want to and I can say that I don’t get into it if I want to” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It would be better, the more velocity he has, the better his chances are of getting a lineup like that out,” “I think we’ll have more than he did that last game against Cincinnati, but let’s wait and see” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 12:07:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Some teams do it legally. They invest a lot of (time) trying to see what the signs are, figure out what the sequences are. I think it’d put an end to it, and it’s pretty simple,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, October 11, 2021 11:09:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It would be better, the more velocity he has, the better his chances are of getting a lineup like that out,” “He is saying that he feels better, and the way he explains it, I think we’ll have more than he did that last game against Cincinnati, but let’s wait and see. But if he has more and he is throwing in the middle of the plate, it’s not better than if he had less and was hitting his spot. So, that’s why it’s pitching, not throwing” External link

suntimes Monday, October 11, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Some teams do it legally. They invest a lot of (time) trying to see what the signs are, figure out what the sequences are. I think it’d put an end to it, and it’s pretty simple,” External link

seattlepi Monday, October 11, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don't know what Houston is saying, but that game was so long and a quick turnaround, I think this makes for better baseball tomorrow,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was electric in that dugout. Nobody was giving in,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was electric in that dugout. Nobody was giving in,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 4:41:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was electric in that dugout. Nobody was giving in,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was electric in that dugout. Nobody was giving in,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I mean that ball was scalded,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, October 11, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I guarantee you that there was no intent to interfere with that play. I can guarantee it,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, October 11, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I mean that ball was scalded,” External link

seattlepi Monday, October 11, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I guarantee you that there was no intent to interfere with that play. I can guarantee it,” External link

seattlepi Monday, October 11, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I mean that ball was scalded,” External link

wftv Monday, October 11, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Ryan Tepera ) : “Tepera and Bummer were key because of the number of outs they got,” External link

suntimes Monday, October 11, 2021 8:07:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think he has [Hall of Fame] credentials already,” “I mean, he has won divisions. He has taken teams to the postseason” External link

suntimes Monday, October 11, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Joe Torre ) : “And I also think just like with Joe Torre, you know, you can’t discount the kind of playing career he had,” “And the fact that he stayed in and continues to coach — and any team he coaches for, players love playing for him — he sounds like a Hall of Famer to me” External link

suntimes Monday, October 11, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jim Leyland ) : “I think he has the credentials already,” “It's no secret I'm great friends with Jim Leyland. There are managers in the Hall of Fame with one world championship, and Jim has one. I'm a Hall of Famer, so I guess I've got some credibility. Maybe they don't all agree, but I think a lifetime of success with the number of wins he has and the championships he has, I think he has the credentials already” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I think about his first bullpen, you could tell he had outstanding talent," "And then I watched the progress where he got more consistent in his delivery and commanding pitches, and he takes it into the season. All the different situations he had to face. Sometimes, he was good early and then got a little struggle, never quit competing" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 10, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Professional hitters, good hitters down the lineup,” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 10, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “When he said that, that’s a good thing to say,” “It makes sense. They went and won four. So we’ve got to win. [Game 3] is a must win” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 10, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Professional hitters, good hitters down the lineup,” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 10, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a short series and you have had all hands on deck the first two games,” “You never know if it was one of those extra-inning games and got length. He was the longest guy there. So other than that, I’m looking forward to starting him” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 10, 2021 1:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He had worked hard at that point. He’s got a two-run lead,” “Last thing he’s trying to do is walk guys. So that shows you he’s right near the end for me” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, October 9, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Take the attitude, the effort level and the talent we’ve got and [Sunday in Game 3] find a way to win,” “Then you’re down one, and we play another one. It can be done. I’d rather be in their position, but I know our club. We’ll put together a winning effort, and hopefully the score reflects that” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 9, 2021 3:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The fact that we’re still optimistic means that he’s showing enough,” External link

suntimes Friday, October 8, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I hate to say we were teammates because it means I was a player like he was a player — he was a really good player. I was not,” “But we were teammates, and I have known him quite a bit over the years. The only problem we’ve ever had is when we’re in the same division. Other than that, we’ve never had problems” External link

nytimes Friday, October 8, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He says he’s feeling good,” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 7, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ve really had a good relationship,” “The only time there’s been a problem is when we’re in the same division and you play each other. He’s for his team, I’m for my team and sometimes the sparks fly” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Dusty Baker ) : “When I saw Dusty, I went, ‘Man, he’s really good and I’m really bad,’ ” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 7, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You want to be the last team standing,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 6, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s like the great unknown,” External link

suntimes Monday, October 4, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I walked into a situation that any manager would have paid money to have managed this club,” “So, my first thought has been since that day to now, every day I’m around this club, I was fortunate then and I’m more fortunate every day” External link

suntimes Monday, October 4, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He was hanging. It just doesn’t make sense to push him today. He’s had a hell of a year,” “The bottom line is this is a day to refresh. And oddly enough he agrees” External link

suntimes Monday, October 4, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You cannot predict any series in the postseason,” “Obviously, we’d have liked to start at home. [...] But if we were starting here, we’d do the same thing [and] play as hard as we can” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Harder is when you don’t have options. That’s harder,” “When you have more options and you almost have too many good players, that’s a dream come true for a coaching staff and a manager” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “They have offensive plusses, but defensively they’re exceptional,” “And this is baseball, where offense and defense, if you can do both, you’re extra valuable” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think the strength that he’s shown about competing and never giving in, never giving up, that’s exactly the message that you want the team to have. He’s been a real leader that way,” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think how quickly he warms up, there won’t be a situation that you would bring him into that he’ll be intimidated,” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 3, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa says : “The players deserve 100% of the focus and attention,” “Making it about myself is the last thing I’ll do” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Just get as much information as you can before you make that call,” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 2, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s more a level of curiosity,” “Hope for the best. I’d hate to comment one way or the other because there’s not enough info yet” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 2, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ll just be properly respectful and considerate and do the best we can,” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 2, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "We didn't ask him, ‘Hey, show us that you can get in the upper 90s,’" "That wasn't the way it was. I thought he made pitches" External link

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

Tony La Russa said : “we have to be careful with turning him loose,” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 2:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “He’s playing to his huge talent and he’s producing huge, he plays defense huge,” “You understand how much we missed him and Eloy [Jimenez, torn pectoral muscle] in the first half. Can’t give our club enough credit for hanging in there. Having those two guys back, it’s a different looking team” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 30, 2021 2:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “And we’re confident that they’re going to look at the talent and the character [of potential acquisitions],” “Last year, they had a culture. They got tired of losing, they started winning. My point is, they’re going to try and add wherever they think they should add, but it’s going to be a combination of the talent and the character” External link

suntimes Monday, June 21, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “When you get beat three times, why not do something different?” External link

suntimes Monday, June 21, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Ruiz ) : “I know he’s doing work with [hitting coach] Frankie [Menechino], and I know Pito [Jose] talks to him,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 21, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Hopefully we get through it without him,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You want to make sure there’s different ways, if he earns a promotion, to get in the lineup,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Dusty Baker ) : “Dusty and I had a long relationship,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 18, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Adam Eaton ) : “I know Adam Eaton is still fighting some soreness in his leg,” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s had that [soreness on] and off,” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The buzz in the locker room was, ‘Good. Hey, look who’s playing. Let’s go get it,’ ” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:10:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He was Picasso, just painted it beautifully,” “Shut out that club for seven innings” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It clears away the uncertainty, he can put it behind him and start fresh,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Whatever is the next major test, you evaluate how he feels during, after and tomorrow,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was an even-steven game that got away from us at the end,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Well, I’d like to see the move,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 7:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I said, ‘whoops, soon, no no. Patience, patience, patience,’ ” “We have a lot of season left. But it’s great news” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:16:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The thing I like is his professionalism and mound presence,” “He gets it and throws it, and he stands up in tough situations” External link

suntimes Monday, June 14, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “What I’ve learned is he has a gift and burning desire to win,” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 13, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “What I’ve learned is he has a gift and burning desire to win,” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 13, 2021 1:46:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “They asked me if I was OK with keeping the game going, and I said it was fine,” “But then it all came down in a hurry” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, June 12, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He has been preparing himself for this everyday since we saw him in January,” “He’s never been not ready. We’re very comfortable that he’ll make all the plays and get some big base hits as well” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “One of the things we’re trying to do this weekend is get some time off to each of the guys that’s playing a lot,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “More than anything, Yermín has been struggling a little bit, and this is a chance to give him a different look and figured he’d get some strikes to hit,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "a big blow, but the games still count and we have to go forward," External link

CBC Friday, June 11, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "a big blow, but the games still count and we have to go forward," External link

arkansasonline Friday, June 11, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “a big blow, but the games still count and we have to go forward,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, June 11, 2021 7:01:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “is a big, big part of our club,” External link

suntimes Friday, June 11, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ve proven we can handle it,” “Play as hard as we can and as good as we can with the guys we have” External link

suntimes Friday, June 11, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “Never give in, never give up,” “Look at the lineup today, that’s a quality starting lineup. Quality starting pitcher, quality bullpen. I’m really more concerned about somebody who enjoys the game so much who’s not playing. Same thing with Eloy and Luis and to a lesser extent Michael [Kopech]. It’s harder on them than us” External link

suntimes Friday, June 11, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ll know more [Thursday] when things cool off a little bit,” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:13:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Unfortunately it’s a conversation we’ve had before,” “You don’t want to disrespect who Nick is, but at the same time the games do go on. We just hope it’s not a big tear that puts him out for a long time. He’s a big part of our club” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:13:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about White Sox ) : “He’s had some buzzard luck,” “I saw a [TV] crawler that said ‘Sox bullpen struggles.’ He gets a pop-out, strikeout and infield single. That’s three outs so I wouldn’t call that struggling” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s 100 points better against right-handed hitters,” “He walked him. Buzzard luck is buzzard luck. That’s tough to take” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “It got sloppy at the end,” “There was a lot of rushing. Guys trying for more than was there. Nothing routine about [Anderson’s play]. You stand up to that. We’re accountable” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He is really getting sharper and sharper with understanding how to attack hitters,” “He has new ways he comes after hitters, he’s not settling on, ‘Well, I’ve got these three pitches.’ He’s tweaking and maneuvering” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You saw it at the beginning of the season to now, every time he goes out there he’s got more confidence, he looks more like the guy that ended [2020 season with five dominant, scoreless appearances],” “Sometimes you’ve got to work on stuff to get it all together and it’s coming at a perfect time for us” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That was a big-time assignment and he took care of it,” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “And he needs to make those adjustments,” “I can see that he is” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I do believe it’s a combination of making the adjustment to how he’s being pitched,” External link

suntimes Thursday, June 10, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The most important part of this season so far is the way the players have included me as part of the family,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “My heart was always in the dugout,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “They’re one of the top-hitting clubs in baseball, lots of talent up and down the lineup,” “We don’t concede anything, our lineup has tough outs up and down, too. Other than Detroit this weekend, for two weeks it’s going to be American League East with Tampa Bay and the West with Houston. If you like competition you’re going to like what goes on the next two weeks” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “They have a lot of life in their bats and they’ve got some speed,” “I like to look at it as, yeah, they’re tough to play against but we hope they think we’re tough to play against as well” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was an amazing five innings keeping us in the game,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I still think he’s got a little pinch in there that’s holding him back some but he’s making progress,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:49:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The most important part of this season so far is the way the players have included me as part of the family,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, June 8, 2021 10:27:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Trust your gut, you don’t cover your butt,” “You cover your butt with some of these decisions and you get beat and you’ll never know if you are good enough” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 9:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It feels very similar there toward the end to getting into Cooperstown,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 9:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a players’ game and the staffs’, that’s what we have here now,” “I just commented to the guys, we have a team that wants it and we’ll see how good we can be the rest of the way. But we have a staff that’s dedicated to helping them entertain the fans with competition and hopefully enough wins” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 9:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I keep looking at Toronto, and the week after that we’ve got Tampa Bay and Houston,” “So there’s no relaxation or taking anything for granted. It’s just getting ready to compete, see who’s good enough. Simple” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 9:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "The most important part of this season so far is the way the players have included me as part of the family," External link

arkansasonline Monday, June 7, 2021 10:23:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The most important part of this season so far is the way the players have included me as part of the family,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, June 7, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The most important part of this season so far is the way the players have included me as part of the family,” “And our coaching staff. We had some holdovers, we had some new guys. That’s the most important part” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The wins are going to take care of themselves, but the togetherness and the fact that you’re going to compete together,” “I’ve got a lot more respect to earn, and credibility, but they’ve allowed me to get a head start. I feel close to them, and they show it to me every day” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It hasn’t been fair for every team, everybody’s been hurt,” “But if we’re given a legitimate chance, then we’ve got a legitimate chance to qualify for October and see what happens. That’s the goal. Never give in, never give up. The guys believe in it. We’ll see” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We are optimistic but it’s slow play,” External link

suntimes Monday, June 7, 2021 1:17:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We're optimistic but it’s slow play,” External link

seattlepi Monday, June 7, 2021 12:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “What was the score at the time? 4-3?” “Is the tying run on second base and the go-ahead run at first? And if he bunts them over, you’ve got Anderson and Madrigal? I think that’s the play” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 6, 2021 2:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Yoan Moncada ) : “It’s 3-2 and we started the runner. (Grandal) fouled a couple balls off, and then he took a pitch that he thought was a ball and the guy threw (Moncada) out,” “The bunt is not an aggressive play, and it didn’t work. That was an aggressive play, and it didn’t work. So make of it whatever you want to. That’s one good thing about watching the game, you know what my strategy was” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 6, 2021 2:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Yoan Moncada ) : “I felt good about sending (Moncada),” “Yaz had been tough all day long. I haven’t seen the pitch, so I don’t know. And I felt really good about bunting them over (in the sixth)” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 6, 2021 2:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “One of Yasmani’s strengths is hitting from the right-hand side,” “He hadn’t had a lot of at-bats from that side. This is a chance for him to get right-handed swings and at the same time get ready down the road” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s team-first, and in this case, getting Yasmani some at-bats on the right-hand side, he just hasn’t gotten very many of them,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Carlos Rodon ) : “So far, in the early part of the season, every time we’ve been able to give Carlos extra days, it’s worked out well,” “It just made sense, extra days, whether it’s keeping him healthy or extra time to work on his delivery. And that’s the reason we did it” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I have things that I want to say about him,” “I'm not going to say them tonight, mostly because this is such a celebration of our ballclub, doing great to get ahead and coming back” External link

eagletribune Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I keep talking about the guts of this team,” “Unless you give examples, it doesn’t bring it to life. ... We’re going to play a hard nine. Good things happen when you do” External link

eagletribune Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s got the heart of a lion and the situation did not scare him,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 8:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s never a bad trip to come up,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “he had a couple of areas that were barking a little bit” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “he had a couple of areas that were barking a little bit” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everything is green light going forward,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 5, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a nice feeling to have with the back end of the bullpen like that,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:21:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ve tried to be careful not to bring him back two games in a row,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’m just impressed with the fact we keep playing nine,” “If we do that, good things will happen” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Rickey Henderson ) : “He gets the big hit, never stops running and he saw an opening there and he just made a run,” “Reminded me of Rickey [Henderson]. Sometimes I call it Rickey runs, you make a run that nobody else makes unless you’ve got that extra gear” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ve tried to be careful not to bring him back two games in a row,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “That at-bat by Abreu, it would be tied for first for one of the greatest I’ve seen against a pitcher of that caliber in that kind of situation,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “So much happened in that game,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ll never forget it, and our fans will never forget it,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ve never seen anybody — I’ve seen some — that never throw an at-bat away,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, May 31, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Lot of season left, and he said he was good and he convinced the trainer and the pitching coach,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Monday, May 31, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t care who hits it, when you hit it to tie the game there or put us ahead, it’s energizing,” “I said [Saturday], he’s a magnetic figure in that clubhouse and in the dugout. Guys just go to him. I thought his trot was better today. I don’t think he’s ever going to slow up much more than that. But it wasn’t a sprint. He was great” External link

suntimes Monday, May 31, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s the first and biggest star by a lot,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 31, 2021 2:23:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “No surprise he’s gone into the season, he’s healthy,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 30, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Anxious to see him on hand and in person to make some kind of judgment as to where his leg is,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 30, 2021 10:08:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’re trying to get him as much rest as we can to get him 100 percent,” “He’s probably 80-85 percent, which is playable. A lot of season ahead, we’d like to get him to 100 if we can” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 29, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You get ready for Game 1 today and when that’s over you don’t think about two games,” “You play the second one. You play Sunday without thinking about Monday” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 29, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "If you just go back to any place that I have been, any other manager or head coach, you're going to get some heat," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, May 29, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You try to keep as many guys in the spots that they’ve been,” “Andrew’s bounced around between fifth, sixth, seventh and the third spot was open. He’s swinging well” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 29, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s not afraid, which is good,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 29, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t think there’s any chance, no,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 29, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You’re going to get some heat. If you don’t like it, do something else for a living,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 28, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He attacked the 3-0 pitch,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 28, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The way he pitched out of [jams] in the first and sixth was the story of the game,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 28, 2021 7:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There isn’t a guy on this roster if he gets hurt, we don’t feel it or feel for him — we’ve had our share [of injuries],” “But in this particular case, he’s been on top of it. So keep our fingers crossed that’s it’s not serious” External link

suntimes Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “it got sore on him, we’ll have to see how he is tomorrow,” External link

suntimes Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ve gone through this my whole career, guys want to come back as soon as they start feeling good,” “He’s feeling good but he needs his timing. So we’ll watch very closely” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If I answer that he won’t like the answer” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If I answer that he won’t like the answer” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Joe West ) : “But you couldn’t disrespect the game,” “Joe was going to make sure the game was played correctly. And he had a flair and he’s the perfect guy to set the record because he represents a lot of what an umpire should be” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Lance Lynn ) : "It was a really good ballgame," "Lance was a stud again. It was outstanding and the guys kept at it" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, May 25, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There will be a consequence he has to endure here within our family,” External link

guardian Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:43:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was a really good ballgame,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, May 25, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was a really good ballgame,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, May 25, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Lance Lynn ) : “It was a really good ballgame,” “Lance was a stud again. It was outstanding and the guys kept at it” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 25, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was a really good ballgame,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, May 25, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s definitely a different series,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 25, 2021 4:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everybody in our big league staff knew he was special,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 25, 2021 4:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s definitely a different series,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everybody in our big league staff knew he was special,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:58:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s definitely a different series,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 25, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everybody in our big league staff knew he was special,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 25, 2021 2:03:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s definitely a different series,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everybody in our big league staff knew he was special,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "Recognize the birds on the bat," "I don't mean this disrespectfully, but once you prepare for the game, once you play the game, you've got to tune out the distraction. It's a good distraction, but you've got to tune it out. I'm sure they will, too" External link

irishsun Monday, May 24, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "Mike Shildt came in the organization in player development and over the years watched him grow, minor league manager of the year, and really, really impressed," "No surprise that he's successful as a manager because you watched him go from rookie to A-ball and so forth, Double-A won the championship. He has a knack of guys responding to his leadership" External link

irishsun Monday, May 24, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think it’s the common-sense stuff, it’s you recognize the birds with the bat,” External link

usaToday Monday, May 24, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Mike was a teammate starting in 2000 through 2004. Mike Shildt came in the organization in player development and over the years watched him grow, minor league manager of the year. And really, really impressed. No surprise that he’s successful as a manager because you watched him go from rookie to A ball and so forth, Double-A won the championship. He has a knack of guys responding to his leadership,” External link

usaToday Monday, May 24, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think it’s the common-sense stuff, it’s you recognize the birds with the bat,” External link

seattlepi Monday, May 24, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Mike was a teammate starting in 2000 through 2004. Mike Shildt came in the organization in player development and over the years watched him grow, minor league manager of the year. And really, really impressed. No surprise that he’s successful as a manager because you watched him go from rookie to A ball and so forth, Double-A won the championship. He has a knack of guys responding to his leadership,” External link

seattlepi Monday, May 24, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think it’s the common-sense stuff, it’s you recognize the birds with the bat,” External link

click2houston Monday, May 24, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Mike was a teammate starting in 2000 through 2004. Mike Shildt came in the organization in player development and over the years watched him grow, minor league manager of the year. And really, really impressed. No surprise that he’s successful as a manager because you watched him go from rookie to A ball and so forth, Double-A won the championship. He has a knack of guys responding to his leadership,” External link

click2houston Monday, May 24, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We liked the matchups in the ninth inning,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 24, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We liked the matchups in the ninth inning,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 24, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s also one of the strong chemistry guys, family guys on this team,” “There’s a lot of games that we’ve played where he’s been out rehabbing, and when he’s around, like he has been, it’s better. It’s going to be a big day the day he comes back” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “How often he plays, we’re going to watch it carefully day to day,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you look at the way the stadium is configured, left field is the real challenge, more so than center, certainly than right,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Recognize the birds on the bat,” “There are several guys there that were teammates. There are guys on the coaching staff that I know really well. I don’t mean this disrespectfully, but once you prepare for the game, once you play the game, you’ve got to tune out the distraction. It’s a good distraction, but you’ve got to tune it out. I’m sure they will too” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s been two rough days,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 1:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You look at potential rallies, but four double plays,” “He pitched to the rollover where the guy pulls it to the pull side. We did a good job of getting rallies started but he had the rally-killer pitch” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 23, 2021 1:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “Well, I think any father would like being a dad of a son like Tim because his bad just means he went from very, very good to just good,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 22, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa told : “With that kind of a lead, that’s just sportsmanship, or respect for the game or respect for your opponent,” External link

nytimes Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa told : “I know there’s a constitutional right to express yourself,” External link

forbes Friday, May 21, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa told ( about White Sox ) : “What I’m learning more and more, like with the Players Alliance and especially with the White Sox, when your protests actually have action-oriented results, the way you are going to impact, make things better, I’m all for it,” External link

forbes Friday, May 21, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That’s the umpire’s opinion. It wasn’t obvious to me,” “The guy threw a sinker. It didn’t look good. So, I wasn’t that suspicious. I’m suspicious if somebody throws at somebody’s head. I don’t have a problem with how the Twins handled that” External link

suntimes Friday, May 21, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa afirmó : “Me molestó porque no le tiras a un lanzamiento con la cuenta 3-0” “Los Mellizos sabían que estaba molesto. Con la ventaja que teníamos, es una cuestión de caballerosidad deportiva, de respeto al rival y al juego. Esto va a tener consecuencias que va a tener que soportar en nuestra familia. No va a volver a suceder. No lo va a volver a hacer” External link

orlandosentinel Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "You think you need more [runs] to win, you keep pushing," External link

foxnews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "That's just sportsmanship, respect for the game, respect for your opponent," "He made a mistake, so there will be a consequence that he has to endure here within our family. But it won't happen again because (third base coach Joe McEwing) will be on the lookout and I will be too, and we'll go running in front of the pitcher if we have to" External link

foxnews Wednesday, May 19, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “What did they do? The guy might just have been trying to get a sinker in,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 19, 2021 7:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "There's sportsmanship, respect for the game, respect for your opponent. That's real and has to be the philosophy, and we follow it," "The fact that he is a rookie who was excited helps explain why he just was clueless. But now he's got a clue" External link

startribune Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That’s just sportsmanship, respect for the game, respect for your opponent,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 19, 2021 3:12:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s not going to do that again,” “I heard he says something like I played my game, but no, he doesn’t. He plays the game of Major League Baseball that respects the game, respects the opponents, and that was not (it). And he’s got to respect the signs. When he gets the take sign, he takes” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 19, 2021 3:12:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The fact that he’s a rookie and was excited helps explain why he just was clueless,” “But now he’s got a clue” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 19, 2021 3:12:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The Twins knew I was upset,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There will be a consequence he has to endure within our family,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s not going to do that again,” “I heard he said, ‘I play my game.’ No he doesn’t. He plays the game of Major League Baseball. Respects the game, respect the opponents and he has to respect the sign. When you get the take sign, take” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t ever want to give the other team an excuse to take a shot at one of our players,” “You say ‘unwritten rules,’ but they’re just common-sense. We were taught from Day 1: Respect the game, respect the competition, respect your opponent. And the way you respect is you both go out and play as hard and good as you can. And if someday, the other team is having a tough day, and the decision is final, then you don’t steal, you don’t hit 3-0. When is that? That’s every manager’s decision” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know one thing, he was rubbing his knee,” “He’s sore. So he hit pretty hard. You can bet your fortune he’s playing tomorrow in Minnesota” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 17, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ve been watching a lot of his workouts and he certainly is looking more like himself,” “As far as getting back to 100%, he’s getting very close” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 17, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If he gives in, the game could get really ugly, we use a lot of arms,” “Just one of those starts where early on, I give him a lot of credit for limiting the damage and giving us the chance to win, so I was really impressed” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Carlos Rodon ) : “That was a major accomplishment for us,” “He got two outs in the sixth. He gets the loss, we get the loss, but I think there’s a lot to look at and feel good about as far as Carlos is concerned” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I was concerned because our guys we're really shaken,” “He took a shot. The clubhouse was really quiet, but they got themselves ready to play” External link

eagletribune Saturday, May 15, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a pleasure to watch him play,” “He sets that example; that’s why the fellas follow him” External link

eagletribune Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That's what you've got to like about our offense, with the big guys missing,” “The way we competed through the eighth inning is a good sign” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “No, it’s way too early,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Not only have I noticed it but the guys have mentioned it,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s pretty close to 100 percent,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If we do what we did tonight, we’re going to score a lot of runs,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:24:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ve got outstanding heart, outstanding spirit,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He has so much talent, it’s tempting [to think home run] because he can hit a ball a mile but the higher average he hits, the more RBI and home runs he’s going to get,” “But it’s a tough discipline and he came through today” External link

suntimes Monday, May 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It was one of the most complete games we’ve played,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It gives him the chance to back off a little bit, don’t have to worry about protecting Pito,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Happy flight home and enjoy the off day [Monday],” External link

suntimes Monday, May 10, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We got outstanding heart and spirit,” “It will be a happy flight, but we’ve got to focus on what’s next” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 10, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “He likes swinging from the right side right now, like to get his bat into play,” “We’ll take the walks, but you get Jose in front of him and you get Mercedes behind him, hopefully we’ll get his bat” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I hope they hit 27 balls out there to him. That’s how confident I am,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We put a couple of good at-bats together, Keller had really good stuff,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:33:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “My understanding in being around different injuries over the years, if you can avoid surgery, that’s a plus,” “So I think it is a real healthy sign for Luis. And what’s good for Luis is good for us, but I do believe that that’s good news” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It has the makings of the kind of bullpen that Kenny (Williams) and Rick (Hahn) talked about,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a good rule and I’ve had a few people contact me in the game that were not aware either,” “I’m sure a lot were but I admit I didn’t know and it’s a good rule. A very good rule” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “there’s not a fit here, unfortunately” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “there’s not a fit here, unfortunately” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Albert Pujols ) : “If somebody acquires him they’ll get a very determined [player],” “A very determined Albert is... I hope it’s in another league or a different division because I would never underestimate him” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a good day for him to rest and then rest [Thursday, an off day],” “Need to keep him fresh because he’s very important” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There were times during spring training when he didn’t feel like his delivery was all together,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 7, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “You have to use whoever made the last out, and that was Vaughn not Abreu,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:39:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “You have to use whoever made the last out, and that was Vaughn — not Abreu,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jose Abreu ) : “You have to use whoever made the last out, and that was Vaughn — not Abreu,” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a good day for him to rest and then rest [Thursday, an off day],” “Need to keep him fresh because he’s very important” External link

suntimes Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:40:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We were trying to be aggressive all game long,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:38:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There wasn't anything beyond his talent today,” “He jumped a fastball all three times” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We had a lot of disciplined at-bats today,” “Everybody got themselves ready, not making excuses about who’s missing” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You have to pay respect to what Eloy and Luis mean to this club,” “You can’t just say ‘Next man up’ casually. But you just find a way” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “There wasn't anything beyond his talent today,” “He jumped a fastball all three times” External link

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

Tony La Russa said : “There wasn't anything beyond his talent today,” “He jumped a fastball all three times” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We had a lot of disciplined at-bats today,” “Everybody got themselves ready, not making excuses about who’s missing” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You have to pay respect to what Eloy and Luis mean to this club,” “You can’t just say ‘Next man up’ casually. But you just find a way” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "If you look at his first start in Seattle and every start since then, where ever we could we've given him extra rest," "He's made so much progress, but you want to be sure" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “What Tim does is what they did,” “He’s competing, and he’s having fun competing” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s the same every stinking, wonderful day,” “He brings effort, he brings a commitment to the practices, to the competition. And he does it because he enjoys competing” External link

suntimes Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you look at his first start in Seattle and every start since then, whereever we could we’ve given him extra rest,” “He’s made so much progress, but you want to be sure” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 3, 2021 11:24:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Right now his flexibility is an important part of what we’ve got to do to get to October,” External link

suntimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Talent-wise, he’s got it all,” “He’s got really good hands, he’s got an excellent, accurate throwing arm. Where he lacks is just gametime experience and calling a game. This is a difficult place to learn that” External link

suntimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Even though he’s not catching, Jerry Narron works with him every day,” “He has the opportunity during the game to watch how the game is being called” External link

suntimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That’s what you go through,” “Adversity is always going to be part of the season. It’s hit us hard in the outfield” External link

suntimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “That’s a part of what you’re going to go through,” “All the clubs go through it. We’ll have somebody play in that position and step up, and you’ve just got to deal with it. We’re deep enough to cover” External link

suntimes Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It seemed like he tripped, and as he tried to regain his balance, something in his quad or his hip,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 3, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’ll have somebody playing that position and step up, and you’ve just got to deal with it,” “We’re deep enough to cover” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 3, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’m not upset with him,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 3, 2021 2:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “When you see your average not where it usually is, every time you go to bat you want to make something happen, and his patience is really to be admired,” External link

suntimes Sunday, May 2, 2021 6:14:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s the same every stinking, wonderful day,” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, May 2, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s a good first step for a six-month season,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Scoring three against one of the league’s best pitchers certainly doesn’t count in my mind as an offense that wasn’t taking good at-bats and making things happen,” External link

suntimes Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ll replay the inning and watch it on video,” “Maybe the leadoff walk should have alerted me, but he got two outs after that. He’s facing a guy he got out all night. But he’s a very honest guy. If he felt like he didn’t have much left, that’s tough for me to recognize because he’s not pulling himself out of that game” External link

suntimes Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t blame anyone for focusing on one inning, but where was the game lost?” External link

suntimes Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I was confident he could get the third out,” “It was his inning, and it didn’t turn out” External link

suntimes Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Billy Hamilton ) : “At that point, you’re looking for a single,” “I’m confident that Billy can do that. And I’m confident that Leury can do that. Make seven outs, you hit .300. You don’t always get hits. It was a tough offensive day for our team” External link

suntimes Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa told ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Michael Kopech is going to be a top-line starting pitcher,” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “His heart and his guts (are) as big as his talent,” “Most closers, they have trouble if it’s a multirun lead. He just loves to compete. Comes in there: ‘Boom, boom, boom.’ That’s a really good combination — for us and him” External link

suntimes Tuesday, April 27, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Every time he had a chance to throw, I would watch him,” “He’s very highly regarded. I could see why. Major league stuff, and he’s got several pitches. He’s a starter candidate. Competes. He’s going to have a big-league future as a starter” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “This is one of the most miserable parts of managing,” “Danny is a really good, winning player. Second time now he’s told he’s not on the roster. He’s got high respect value in this clubhouse. He’ll do anything to help us win” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “So far he’s hit high fastballs, low fastballs, inside fastballs, fastballs away,” “He’s seen curves, sliders and changeups. He uses the whole field, which is something you look for in a productive hitter” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s a very hungry hitter,” “This guy has waited a long time. When he goes up there, he’s not throwing anything away. … He gets behind in the count, he saves the at-bat by putting the ball in play” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “This is definitely not the time to think about moving Michael into the rotation,” “He needs to be one of those guys we rely on in the second half of the game. It’s all to the good — his good and our good” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Michael Kopech is going to be a starting pitcher, a top-line starting pitcher, but right now it made sense to get him in condition and add more and more pitches,” “I don’t have a crystal ball. He could pitch in the bullpen all year long. It’s exciting to see he could do both for us” External link

suntimes Monday, April 26, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Today was more special because they grinded out the tie, and all of a sudden, he puts us ahead with a two-strike BB,” “There is a possibility he’s for real” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 24, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He improves our infield when he plays first,” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 24, 2021 8:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He improves our infield when he plays first,” External link

suntimes Saturday, April 24, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I'm superstitious and I want to DH him,” “We'll see what he says” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He's showing a lot of guts in the way he competes,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “All signs are good going forward with him,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “All signs are good going forward with him,” External link

ohio Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa explained : “We've got several that could have pitched in a competitive game, but if they pitched today, they're out (Tuesday),” External link

wcvb Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I'm telling you, we're going to have a really good bullpen,” External link

wcvb Monday, April 19, 2021 7:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I'm telling you, we're going to have a really good bullpen,” External link

wcvb Monday, April 19, 2021 7:06:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s fired up and we’re fired up to watch him,” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Down the road he’ll be in the rotation,” “But [first] he’s going to be a force coming out of our bullpen” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He understands that he’s getting his feet wet the way he is, because he’s been pitching in pressure situations,” “The days he gets to watch our veteran starters, it’s the best preparation for him. Especially as we build up the strength in his arm” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He’s fired up and we’re fired up to watch him,” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He wants to be a starter,” “He understands that he’s getting his feet wet the way he is, because he’s been pitching in pressure situations. The days he gets to watch our veteran starters, who already know how to work in between, it’s the best preparation for him. Especially as we build up the strength in his arm” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Dallas Keuchel ) : “The priority is just to watch the first game and do whatever it takes to win with the ‘pen behind Dallas, if it’s necessary,” “And then we’ll sort out the second game. But Jonathan would be one of the guys that you would consider” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about White Sox ) : “Jonathan, he’s an outstanding prospect,” “I wouldn’t hesitate to use him in either one of these two games. The first priority is Game 1, and you don’t want to be saving something for Game 2 when you have a real chance to win Game 1. That’s why you’ve got to be not playing any games with the Red Sox, because it’s going to depend on who we need to get the first win the first game we play” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:03:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Heuer, what did he do when he first came in? Let’s pay attention to what happened,” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I just think when you get beat, you get beat as a team,” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I just think when you get beat, you get beat as a team,” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Evan Marshall ) : “Marshall comes in and makes a good pitch, and then he hung one,” “That’s probably the tale of the day more than anything, we left some pitches in the strike zone when we had the count in our favor. That’s probably the No. 1 takeaway that we can improve on” External link

suntimes Sunday, April 18, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Carlos Rodon ) : "Carlos was a guy that was a very tough call for them," External link

arkansasonline Friday, April 16, 2021 11:17:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Bill Miller ) : “The umpire [Bill Miller] ruled it was just a hard tag,” “You start pressing like that, you can just beat the heck out of the guy you’re tagging, just knock him off the base. I don’t think that’s allowable. I mean, you can’t go to the first baseman and knock him over, the third baseman” External link

suntimes Friday, April 16, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Here it was the end of the game and that guy was competing and didn’t want his team to get no-hit,” External link

suntimes Thursday, April 15, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Matt Foster ) : “That’s probably the clearest example why I’m upset with myself, (Foster) faced too many hitters,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We were in a really good position going into the sixth inning and the best way to explain the sixth, I mean I did a really lousy job of managing that inning,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "It's really important for him to know he's got to earn," "If he has a good day (Tuesday), he may play Wednesday" External link

wsau Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I'd be booed in the introductions (if Mercedes wasn't playing)," External link

wsau Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I think he’s making progress. I don’t know exactly what the timetable is. I feel confident he won’t play tomorrow. We’ll wait and see about the (home) opener," External link

foxnews Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think he’s making progress. I don’t know exactly what the timetable is. I feel confident he won’t play tomorrow. We’ll wait and see about the (home) opener,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He just continues to improve, doesn’t he?” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:00:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He just continues to improve, doesn’t he?” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:41:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “All of his hits have been clutch and he has been putting us in position to try to win. He has had a great approach, especially with two strikes,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 10:49:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jake Lamb ) : “I wanted to get Jake Lamb in there one of the days, today or tomorrow,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Jake Lamb ) : “I wanted to get Jake Lamb in there one of the days, today or tomorrow,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 6:17:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I wouldn’t want to catch him, and I wouldn’t want to hit against him,” External link

missoulian Thursday, April 1, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Our biggest concern is Eloy. He’s the guy who’s hurt. He’s the guy that’s got to go through the rehab,” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 26, 2021 2:39:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Our biggest concern is Eloy. He’s the guy who’s hurt. He’s the guy that’s got to go through the rehab,” External link

click2houston Friday, March 26, 2021 6:04:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Our biggest concern is Eloy. He’s the guy who’s hurt. He’s the guy that’s got to go through the rehab,” External link

click2houston Friday, March 26, 2021 4:27:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Eloy Jimenez ) : “Our biggest concern is Eloy. He's the guy who's hurt. He's the guy that's got to go through the rehab,” “As a team, you look at what you have, not what you don't have. We don't have him, but we have other guys. It's not going to be an open spot. Somebody's going to play there” External link

click2houston Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You'll see him out there as much as possible in the last (exhibition) games,” External link

click2houston Thursday, March 25, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I know he's never played higher than whatever it is (high Class A Winston-Salem), but boy he takes great at-bats, makes great adjustments. He's got all of the qualities," "He does things that really good hitters do. He can handle pitches, he really competes, never throws an at-bat away, uses the whole field. And he's got thump" External link

wsau Wednesday, March 24, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "Now I'm raving about him," External link

wsau Wednesday, March 24, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “They’re examining it now. He’s in great shape, he’s a fast healer but it’s going to be at least a couple of weeks,” “Hopefully not longer but we’ll see” External link

suntimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It creates a spot open so we’ll see what we do with it,” “It’s one of those things that’s not a good break for us” External link

suntimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “an absolutely great play on a short fly ball,” External link

suntimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “He hasn’t made the club yet, but he’s making a very good impression,” External link

suntimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You’ve got to be optimistic about him hitting in the big leagues,” “A big advantage for him will be the depth of the lineup. There are some teams hurting for offense ... and a lot of extra pressure. But here, he’ s just got to complement what’s already there” External link

suntimes Sunday, March 21, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Humble guy who just likes to let his play speak for him,” External link

washtimes Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tim Anderson ) : “Because of his speed, there isn’t any place that you can’t put him,” “I think, sometimes, if he’s really hot, you give him an extra at-bat in the two spot, or leadoff if Tim (Anderson) takes a day off. Hitting in the middle of the lineup, he’s going to have plenty of chances to drive in runs and score runs” External link

washtimes Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Billy Hamilton ) : “I’m eager to put him through the paces and see how he looks,” “There’s no doubt there will be some games where if you can manufacture a run, it’s the difference, and Billy’s made a career of that” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The ball jumps out of his hand, he has great action,” “For a young guy he’s not afraid and he has a very strong, competitive cool, with is a wonderful trait in the bullpen especially when you’ve got an arm like he has” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I think he has an effect on everybody that way because he's playing the game the right way,” “He puts the ball in play” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Yeah, that’s an easy read,” External link

suntimes Monday, March 8, 2021 1:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Ideally it’s not the way that we would go,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, March 6, 2021 7:04:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “His stroke looks really good on both sides of the plate,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 11:44:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Unless it’s absolutely impossible, I do not intend to flip another inning the rest of the spring,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Unless it’s absolutely impossible, I do not intend to flip another inning the rest of the spring,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:47:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:22:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 2, 2021 8:28:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 2, 2021 8:28:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you’re always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you’re always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “If you're always going in the clubhouse to watch your at-bat and then you come out after three outs, you lose a sense of the game,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Abreu deserved the MVP, not just for what he does to help the team with his glove and his bat, but making his teammates better,” “I compare it to the guys that I watched on a daily basis, most recently Albert, Yadi [Molina], Pudge [Carlton Fisk] a long, long time ago [with the Sox in the 1980s], and he’s in that company. That’s why he and Albert are friends. They understand the responsibility, they embrace it. Very special” External link

suntimes Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:37:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “In the infield drills he’s really been agile and he’s shown a very strong, accurate arm,” “And he’s had good at-bats. He’s healthy, you can tell he’s determined and he’s really pleased. I don’t know that he ever took for granted the game of baseball but he certainly is excited, happy to be playing and he hasn’t had a bad day yet” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Everybody thought I was foolish my whole career, you know?” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Nervous about the competition, the outcome and excited that we came back right away to answer in the first [with two runs in the first after the Brewers scored three in the top of the inning],” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “His arm is coming along where he can play defense soon. I think we’re expecting a full package,” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I don’t have a crystal ball about whether he’s on the squad April 1,” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “For a bullpen to really excel they should be really working off a starting rotation that consistently gets into the last part of the game because it’s a long season,” “If you have that as a given, there are a lot of weapons. And I’ll just jump ahead … there are a lot of really impressive arms here beyond the guys who are getting a lot of attention. The answer is we have the chance to have an outstanding bullpen” External link

suntimes Monday, March 1, 2021 1:09:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “We’re going to hold him a couple days so it works itself out,” “He won’t play in the first two games. We’ll see by Tuesday” External link

suntimes Sunday, February 28, 2021 6:20:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Nick is a young guy you can trust in any situation,” External link

suntimes Friday, February 26, 2021 7:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’m definitely not going to push it,” “So we’ll see how he feels [Friday]. We’re taking legitimate infield relays and all that stuff, see how his arm feels” External link

suntimes Friday, February 26, 2021 7:59:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The first place you always start is talent,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:31:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Frank Thomas ) : “I saw Frank Thomas this offseason,” External link

theherald-news Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Clearly, it’s always about health first,” External link

theherald-news Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:27:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Mike Trout ) : “I know Luis can run, can hit it a mile and can play great defense,” “I mean, those are Mike Trout-type talents” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I thought, ‘Nah.’ Now I’m watching him and I say, ‘Yeah.’ I could see. He’s got another gear or level he goes to,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Probably the three most important things a hitter has to have,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’ll do a little dance with you,” “Yeah, it’s fair to say [Vaughn is] the leading candidate and then I’ll say thanks for the dance and walk away and say he’s tied for first with the other guys that are the leading candidates” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “Compared to the problems he had last year with health and so forth,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You’ve got to watch that closely, he’s a key guy,” “We’ll watch him closely. This is February and we’re being careful with his arm so he has time to get it ready. Otherwise, he looks like he’s ready to go” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I was talking to a good friend this morning, an ex-manager, and we all understand when you get to manage in the major leagues it’s exciting. It’s unique,” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “When you manage in this league you face pressure,” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s more exciting when you have a chance to win,” “I mean, this is the most fun you can have. And our staff, we’re all having fun. We’re looking forward to it” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “But the best thing for a young pitcher or player – Andrew Vaughn’s name can come up – the worst thing you can do for that guy is tell him he’s on the club,” “Best thing you can do for a young player is tell him there’s a competition, there’s other guys with talent that want to be there for the pitching and hitting and at the end you tell him who wins it. That’s what you’re going to have to do at the end of the season, you’re going to have to compete. So you don’t want to shield them and give away anything that’s too valuable to earn” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “is excactly what the coaches have said about him,” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “These guys have been working really hard,” External link

suntimes Monday, February 22, 2021 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Michael Kopech ) : “Everybody is celebrating the birth of the baby [Kopech became a father for the first time in January]. And we’re all celebrating the way he’s throwing,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 20, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s leadership, lead by example,” External link

suntimes Saturday, February 20, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I’m a great believer that the mind can be so strong and a big advantage we have here is the team, after the rebuilding losses, they won last year so they tasted the wins, they got to October and they have a very tight family chemistry here,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:21:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “The hairs on my neck were alive and kicking several times,” External link

suntimes Thursday, February 18, 2021 6:38:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s about the excitement we feel as we get ready to try to win a championship.ȁ#x201d; The White Sox made the playoffs last year for the first time since 2008. They tied Cleveland for second place in the AL Central behind Minnesota at 35-25 and ended a string of seven losing seasons. The White Sox added workhorse starter Lance Lynn and star closer Liam Hendriks to a team that already included AL MVP José Abreu, 2019 batting champion Tim Anderson and ace Lucas Giolito. They have their sights set on their first World Series title since the 2005 team ended a drought dating to 1917. And they’re banking on La Russa to show he still has the touch to push a team to the top. ȁ#x201c;There are some legitimate questions about what I have to offer, my age and not being current,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, February 18, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “It’s really important that we understand that you can’t assume anything’s going to happen unless you make it happen,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 26, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “You get into October, and playoff baseball is the most exciting reward you can have,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 26, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know I don't have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February,” External link

highlandstoday Friday, December 25, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know I don't have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know I don’t have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February,” External link

fox2now Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I know I don't have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February," External link

foxnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know I don't have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February,” External link

gazette Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "I brought this on myself. I know it," External link

irishsun Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I know I don't have a drinking problem, just like I know I made a serious mistake in February,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, November 11, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, November 10, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : “I accept full responsibility for my conduct, and assure everyone that I have learned a very valuable lesson and that this will never occur again,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said : "It's very rare for a manager to come in to a club this exciting and ready to win," External link

upi Friday, November 6, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa noting : “There's been a lot of news saying that we might not get along,” External link

foxnews Friday, November 6, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa noting : “There's been a lot of news saying that we might not get along,” External link

foxnews Friday, November 6, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Tony La Russa told : “The question asked most often is the wealth of information that helps you prepare, and I embrace it. I know our coaching staff will,” External link

forbes Tuesday, November 3, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT



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Jose Abreu said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony was trying to protect me,” “He’s always trying to protect us” External link

suntimes Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Tony La Russa said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “It’s America, they can chant ‘fire La Russa’ if they wanted to, right?” “I have no problem as long as they show up” External link

suntimes Tuesday, October 12, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “That was kind of Tony to say,” “He actually said those things to me in the past and recently. But that’s something that I don’t really think about too much [with] the task at hand, which is winning and also going as far as we can go in winning the world championship — [do that] and everything will take care of itself” External link

suntimes Monday, October 11, 2021 5:52:00 AM EAT

Dusty Baker said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “That was kind of Tony to say,” “He actually said those things to me in the past and recently, but that's something that I don't really think about too much other than the task at hand, which is winning and also going as far as we can go in winning the world championship and everything will take care of itself. And so, you know, I don't know if you knew me as a player, as a person, but now is not the time to be thinking about self” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, October 11, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Dylan Cease said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony talked to me and pretty much just let me know that I had the ball in Game 3,” “He let me know yesterday. Just give me a little bit of time to mentally prepare” External link

suntimes Sunday, October 10, 2021 1:29:00 AM EAT

Lucas Giolito said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “The first conversation I had with him in the off-season, right when he was hired, I was expecting Tony La Russa, Hall of Fame manager, to be very strict, to be very like: ‘I’m in charge. This is what we’re going to do,’” External link

nytimes Friday, October 8, 2021 3:18:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn added ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony is the best man to help us win championships over the next several years,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, October 6, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Rick Hahn says ( about Tony La Russa ) : “It wasn’t about him at all,” “Just sort of knowing him by reputation and from a distance, that would’ve surprised me a year ago, based on what I’d thought I knew about Tony La Russa. I was wrong” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Bob Melvin said ( about Tony La Russa ) : "I don't even consider myself in the same ballpark as a guy like Tony La Russa," External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tim Anderson said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony is good. He’s awesome, man,” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 13, 2021 5:18:00 AM EAT

Tim Anderson said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony is good. He’s awesome, man,” External link

suntimes Sunday, June 13, 2021 1:46:00 AM EAT

Billy Hamilton said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “I don't hit home runs. Like I told Tony just then, ‘Listen, if that ball drops, I will at least be on third,” “You can’t slow down unless you know it's gone” External link

eagletribune Sunday, May 30, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Carlos Gomez said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “A lot of respect for La Russa, but he thinks like a player from before,” External link

nytimes Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Rocco Baldelli said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “We got that feeling from across the dugout that Tony and some people in the dugout were not pleased with what was going on,” External link

suntimes Friday, May 21, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Rocco Baldelli said ( about Tony La Russa ) : "We got that feeling from across the dugout that Tony and some people in the dugout were not pleased with what was going on. I appreciate that message," "I'll tell you this — there's one thing acknowledging it, and that's appreciated, but it doesn't quell all of the emotions from all the guys in the clubhouse" External link

startribune Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Michael Kopech said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “My passion is starting and Tony’s been able to see that in me since spring training,” External link

suntimes Monday, April 19, 2021 6:41:00 AM EAT

Alex Cora said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “It’s going to be a different weekend but we’re ready for it,” “Looking forward to seeing Tony on the other side. Managing against a Hall of Famer, a guy who really helped us in ‘18 and ’19. A guy that I really look up to. It should be fun. He’s one of the best in the history of the game and to manage against somebody like that is a privilege” External link

masslive Friday, April 16, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Liam Hendriks said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “I'm excited to be a part of this team, and obviously with Tony at the helm, it's an exciting time for Chicago sports,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, January 16, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Dave Duncan said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “The relationship with Tony goes back a long way,” External link

theherald-news Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Lance Lynn said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Tony’s all business and all about winning,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 12, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Lance Lynn said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “Even though Tony’s been away from the game for nine years, he eats, sleeps and breathes baseball,” External link

suntimes Saturday, December 12, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Trevor Bauer said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “If any free agents are [anti-La Russa], then it really calls into question the effectiveness of a manager being able to lead your team,” “Because now you potentially have a player you would like to sign not being willing to sign with you. If you lose out on that one free agent, that could be the difference between winning the World Series and not, making the playoffs and not” External link

suntimes Thursday, November 12, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Tim Anderson added ( about Tony La Russa ) : “I won't change my style, the way I play, for Tony. That won't happen. I will continue to be me. I always have and I always will be. We'll see what happens, I guess, if I do do a bat flip” External link

foxnews Friday, November 6, 2020 5:47:00 PM EAT

Eloy Jimenez said ( about Tony La Russa ) : “What can I say? Tony is one of the greatest managers in the history game,” External link

suntimes Friday, November 6, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT