Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Blue Jays starter Ricky Romero ‘sick of going home in October’

Shiiit. Forty Years After…how do you think I feel?!

Ricky Romero is done with spring training.

So antsy to be rid of the exhibition season is the Blue Jays’ ace lefty that after his final Grapefruit League start was cut short by a windy downpour, he was already looking beyond the regular season.

“Honestly, I’m sick of going home in October,” Romero said after throwing two perfect innings against the Philadelphia Phillies and Roy Halladay.

Romero said he has looked enviously upon baseball’s perennial powerhouses — the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, “and the Phillies, too” — and how players on those teams carry themselves.

“They know they’re going to win year-in and year-out,” he said. “ ... I want that to be my team. I think we’re ready.”

...“Every single one of these guys,” Romero said, referring to his teammates, “You look at them in the face and they’ll tell you this team can do some special things.”

Repoz Posted: March 31, 2012 at 05:41 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: blue jays

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. willcarrolldoesnotsuk Posted: March 31, 2012 at 06:06 PM (#4093894)
I'm sure he can afford a ticket.
   2. ntr RdP Posted: March 31, 2012 at 06:10 PM (#4093896)
What he didn't reveal is that his teammates are in the best shape of their lives.
   3. Tripon Posted: March 31, 2012 at 06:17 PM (#4093900)
Every team in baseball will play in October, as the regular season ends on October 3rd.
   4. Gamingboy Posted: March 31, 2012 at 08:29 PM (#4093951)
Yes, Ricky.... cultivate your rage... let it motivate you against the Yankee menace.... do not let the Canadian air pacify you...
   5. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: March 31, 2012 at 09:20 PM (#4093973)
They lost that extra edge when Jack Morris retired.
   6. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 31, 2012 at 10:46 PM (#4094018)
You don't have to go home, but you can't stay here.
   7. Ray (RDP) Posted: March 31, 2012 at 11:01 PM (#4094021)
He should have picked better teammates, like Pettitte had the good sense to do.
   8. Walt Davis Posted: April 02, 2012 at 01:46 AM (#4094532)
Perhaps a lovely 31 day, 30 night stay at the Sheraton in Acapulco?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Harry Balsagne
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 14 August 2014: The American Pastimes of Rock ’n’ Roll, Baseball and Poetry
(2762 - 7:04pm, Aug 20)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogAin't no WEEKEND OMNICHATTER until someone gets punched in the face, for August 19-20, 2017
(229 - 7:00pm, Aug 20)
Last: LA Podcasting Hombre of Anaheim

NewsblogJake Arrieta is pitching like an ace again — just in time for free agency - Chicago Tribune
(7 - 7:00pm, Aug 20)
Last: Spahn Insane, stimulus-funded BurlyMan™

NewsblogOT: New Season August 2017 Soccer Thread
(159 - 7:00pm, Aug 20)
Last: SPICEY WITH A SIDE OF BEER ON A BABYYYYYYY

Gonfalon CubsNow or Never
(105 - 6:43pm, Aug 20)
Last: Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com

NewsblogCC Sabathia went from lowest low to highest high in two weeks | New York Post
(6 - 6:27pm, Aug 20)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

Sox TherapyThe Gauntlet
(75 - 6:19pm, Aug 20)
Last: Jose is El Absurd Bronson Y Pollo

NewsblogArthur: Buster Posey Has Quietly Become A Lock For Cooperstown
(114 - 6:18pm, Aug 20)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogJeffrey Loria has ‘no sad feelings whatsoever’ about selling the Marlins - Sun Sentinel
(8 - 6:15pm, Aug 20)
Last: Omineca Greg

NewsblogDaren Willman:"Breaking down the quality of contact chart (exit velocity / launch angle)
(2 - 6:04pm, Aug 20)
Last: Sunday silence

NewsblogGregg Olson: Orioles' emphasis on talented, structured bullpens is nothing new - Baltimore Sun
(4 - 5:23pm, Aug 20)
Last: Sunday silence

NewsblogMLB umpire protest: Umps unlikely to get sympathy from fans | SI.com
(15 - 5:21pm, Aug 20)
Last: Sunday silence

NewsblogCENTRAL PARK - JULY 1, 2017 10 AM - BBTF ANNUAL SOFTBALL EXTRAVAGANZA
(418 - 3:47pm, Aug 20)
Last: Bote Man

NewsblogMLBTR: Dodgers Acquire Curtis Granderson
(19 - 2:45pm, Aug 20)
Last: manchestermets

NewsblogTaking Back the Ballparks - Rangers voting thread
(38 - 1:57pm, Aug 20)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

Page rendered in 0.1619 seconds
47 querie(s) executed