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That is what I always said as I don’t want to be one-dimensional; I don’t want to just hit homers or have to walk or bunt to get on base.
You want to travel in a good mood; you don’t want to be mad about a loss.
It’s an honor to get compliments from anybody associated with baseball.
Sometimes I chase, but I’d rather swing at a close pitch than take it for strike three.
Any time a coach pushes you to do something that you think is a little crazy, I think that’s them believing in you that you can do it.
It’s nice to not have to rely on one person, whether it’s offense or defense, whatever it may be – get some production everywhere.
I’ve always been a little bit doubted, and I’ve tried to go out and prove people wrong.
I’d love to play short.
It’s comforting and relaxing to know exactly what’s expected out of you.
Some of the biggest compliments you can get are from people who have played the game at the highest level.
I’m not a good gift-giver, other than the fact that I like surprising people. I usually give what people ask for but I try to make it seem like I’m not buying it.
I never wanted to be a slap hitter. It would hurt my pride if someone called me one. I wanted to be a guy who could do everything.
I think stolen bases are always a byproduct of doing other things well. Getting on base – you’ve got to get on base a lot, obviously. And you’ve got to be in the right position and your teammates have got to help you out a little bit sometimes.
There are so many categories you can pick whatever you like to show who’s best.
I live my life day to day.
I’m trying to go out there and do everything I can to get better.
I know as an athlete I want to use the platform for good and make a difference in a positive way. I think I can do that, and I want to do that.
It’s unbelievable how much talent there is among shortstops. They all bring something a little different to the table.
I didn’t get drafted to sit out. I got drafted to play.
You can’t let somebody else kind of take your joy away from you.
You know ‘Talk the talk’ or ‘Walk the walk?’ I just want to walk.
If you’re not ready mentally, it can hurt your team just as much physically.
No matter how you use it or what context you are using it in, words hurt.
I think winning’s a little more fun than losing, obviously.
I’d probably be the most unintimidating three-hole hitter in the league at 150 pounds.
Every single game, I feel like I have something to prove – whether it’s to myself or other people.
I feel like everyone puts a lot of question on me, what I’m going to do offensively, but I’d like to affect the game in a lot of ways. If I can walk, I walk. If I can hit a homer, if I can bunt.
I’ll pinch-run all day, I’ll play defense all day, it doesn’t matter to me.
I think I try to separate every single play, because like I said, if you’re 0 for 3 with three Ks, the fourth at-bat could be the deciding factor whether your team wins or not. You’ve got to forget that you’ve got the 3 Ks.
I feel like I put a lot of effort into baseball. I get to the stadium a lot earlier than people think and we’re there pretty late.
I think all anybody can ask for is to just have a chance.
Our job is to play as best as we can. And if that means hitting 1, 2, 3, then I’ll do that at a high level in order for us to be able to win.
Obviously, I think the most meaningful thing is winning, and winning the World Series, but the way you help your team, if that is stealing bases and you can be the best at it, I think that’s pretty cool.
Every debut is good, I would like to say. You can’t necessarily have a bad debut, no matter how you play, results, whatever.
I have to keep improving.
I mean, I think I pride myself on being a good hitter so if I have to, my job changes and I have to adapt to do that.
I don’t want to lead the league in infield hits because, at some point in my career, I can’t get away with it anymore.
For me, that’s the difference in good hitters and bad hitters. If you can stay in the zone and make them throw you pitches, you’ll be able to drive the ball a little bit better.
Hits and runs are the numbers that really impress me. It means you’re contributing a lot to your team by being in the lineup every single day, and scoring runs is how you win games.
It’s always nice to have your name associated with other great players and a record.
You know how hard it is to play the game from game to game, at-bat to at-bat, so many things can change.
For me, I take a lot of pride in that, and we take a lot of pride in that, being able to play baseball.
I think being small was how I learned the game. Everyone was bigger and stronger than me, so I had to outsmart people. I had to think more deeply to compete with the kids who were more talented than I was.
I’ve hit 1, 2 and surprisingly I’ve hit 3 most of my life. Not that I’m going to be hitting 3, but I feel like those are three really different positions in the lineup. And I feel like I’ve done all of them. I know what’s expected at each one of those, and I feel like you can take that experience away.
It doesn’t matter what you’re hitting – if you’re not living up to your own expectations, then it’s hard to have fun.
I’m not shooting for it, but I’ll take eight straight hits any day of the week.
I do appreciate when players are good.
I like doing nothing. I like sitting on the couch.
I watched a little bit of Altuve – how he hits, the pitches that he hits.
When you prove you can hit, you get tough pitches to hit. And then you got to prove you can take them. And when you prove you can take them, they’ll give you pitches to hit. It’s back and forth, back and forth.
I’m not scared of it. I’m not shy of it or afraid of it. It’s just funny to think of me as a three-hole hitter.
It’s funny, I’ve always wanted to work crazy hard.
I want every player to get as much money as possible, just for the health of the game – if players are getting paid, then the game’s healthy and people are showing up and watching.
My mom’s always asking me for hits and stolen bases and home runs and different things on Mother’s Day and her birthday.
I feel like you’d rather have a speed guy hit than walk him.
I’ve always told everybody that hits behind me, swing at whatever you want because if you hit the ball in the gap, I’ll score.
I don’t care that much about stolen bases. So when I steal and a guy fouls a pitch off, for me it’s not that frustrating.
I just want to do my job and have fun and enjoy my teammates, and I don’t need to tell everybody that, oh, this is what I’m doing or this is how good I am.
I don’t want to be a slap hitter, but be a dangerous hitter in the lineup and want people to come right at me.
It’s a team game.