Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Patrick Corbin Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I know I’m better than what I’ve shown out there. I just need to continue to try to get better and go down there and do my job when my name is called.
When I went to my first practice, I really didn’t know what to wear. The coach came up and introduced himself and said, ‘What position do you want to play?’ I said, ‘I can pitch. I’ll try pitching.’ It kind of went from there.
When you’re gone from the game so much you miss those things, like just being able to throw a bullpen and work on stuff and having all this time to prepare for the season.
If there’s pressure to prove I am worth the investment, or that I am the real deal, or the pitcher from last season or whatever – I don’t know, I just don’t feel that.
The foundation is spotting my fastball, early in counts and especially if I fall behind.
There’s glimpses where you feel good out there, and some where you don’t.
But I have a home in Arizona now. I’ve loved coming up with this organization and being with these guys.
Sometimes you don’t have your best stuff every day. You’ve just got to go out there and try to make pitches.
‘The Santa Claus’ with Tim Allen, I watch it in July. I think he’s so funny.
You just want to go where you’re wanted, and every team will have an opportunity.
It’s tough to go out there when you give up a hit – you just want some trust in you.
I’ve been able to throw it for a strike, which has helped. If I’m not able to do that, I’m not going to have success with it.
I loved basketball.
The first start of the season is always a fun one, just to get back out there and get things going again.
Baseball still goes on and I realized that when I got hurt.
Sometimes when you’re in the game, things speed up a little bit, which can make you miss your spot by a couple of inches.
I’m not always trying to strike out guys. It just kind of happens sometimes.
That’s a thing you always hear – the hitters make adjustments. I think the pitcher has to make some adjustments, too.
I know I can do my job well. It’s really strange. You have a bad year, a bad 15, 20 starts, and people think you can’t do it again. I don’t think that.
I never thought I’d get drafted, let alone make the big leagues.
I listen to Zedd or Tiesto. I like listening to that type of music before I’m pitching.
Everyone wants to talk about my slider, and how effective it is, but it really can’t be without fastball command. It starts with my fastball, even if the slider is the pitch I want to get to.
I grew up a Yankee fan. My whole family are Yankee fans. My mom, my dad, my grandpa, everybody. Really, every generation of my family has been Yankee fans.
My dad is kind of a quiet guy and he keeps to himself a little bit. But he was a competitor at whatever he did, and it kind of carried on with me.
Living up in Syracuse, everybody’s a Yankee fan. Not too many Mets fans up there.
The biggest thing was just working on fastball location and getting ahead of guys.
That’s definitely a goal and probably one of the most important ones, just to go out there and be reliable and make every start.
When you have a loss, you want to keep things as normal as you can and just try to go out there and do what you have to do.
When you get strike one, strike two, you’re putting pressure on them to swing at your pitches.
You have to have good starting pitching to win.
You realize you’re up here for a reason, and no matter who’s in the batter’s box, I feel like if I can execute my pitches, I can get anybody out. That’s what I believe.
If I knew I was getting five dollars, or whatever, I don’t think I would really change. I would still want to go out and win every game.
I’ve always just tried to have a routine and go out there and compete every fifth day, and that’s really what I’m focusing on.
I’ve never pitched in the playoffs.
I was fortunate to have a lot of teams that were competitive and wanted to win now – which was exciting, to have that many teams come after me.