I don’t know how I’ll look at (this season) in the long run. Right now? It...– Kansas City Star
Greinke weighs in on Cy Young debate →
Posting the entire article here because KC.com archives relatively quickly. As the regular season heads into its final three weeks, The Cy Young debate is heating up around the American League. Yankees lefty CC Sabathia or Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez. Who you got? Royals pitcher Zack Greinke was a central figure in last year’s discussions before running away with the award by...
I don’t really understand their team real well. They change throughout the year....– re: the Minnesota Twins
I always tell him how bad he is. About how he’s not good enough to be a starter...– Kansas City Star re: closer Joakim Soria
I thought I pitched OK today. When I pitch bad, I let you guys know. But I felt...– MLB.com
It’s not real exciting to have to go through [rebuilding] again. It’s been six...– Kansas City Star For the record, he’s not asking to be traded so much as he’s calling out Royals management on the fact that they are horrible at evaluating talent and have to keep starting over.
Me. I’m a better hitter.– when asked (in high school) by a scout whether they should draft him or Scott Kazmir
That’s a question that interests me. I could hit me if someone were on...– on whether he thinks he could hit himself. I don’t even know.
That’s pretty exciting. I didn’t know that. 34, that’s pretty...– On his 34 straight scoreless innings pitched last year
There definitely will be flying cars, but whether there’ll be flying cars...– re: the future
Kansas City is actually a great town for me, it’s pretty small, but it’s big,...
The last thing in the world I expected was Billy to play that kind of defense....– re: Billy Butler. Pretty sure this is from sometime in 2009.
I was looking at colleges for me to go to, schools in vacation places like...– re: when he left Royals camp in spring training ‘06 and contemplated quitting baseball
My first step was to try to get mentally right, and I don’t know if...– Oh. ♥
He’s probably the best catcher in the world.– re: Miguel Olivo
There’s a lot more interesting stuff going on right now They should have...– when Sports Illustrated put him on the cover last year
Not really. I don’t talk to many people and we didn’t have any good...– when asked if he went to other pitchers for advice his rookie year
It was a tough inning. I didn’t want throw Votto changeups going in, and I...– re: the first inning yesterday in which he gave up 2 runs; he rebounded to pitch a complete game with 12 Ks for his second victory of the season
Even if I pitch badly, it’s hard to give up six runs. A lot of things have to go...– Kansas City Star
It’s usually a strength when you don’t let things affect you. But maybe I need...– Kansas City Star re: his nonexistent run support in 2010