At 19, I was still figuring out how to throw a fastball.
Tags: Fastball, Figuring, Throw
I couldn't throw a knuckleball if my life depended on it.
Tags: Depended, Life, Throw
I remember my rookie hazing. It wasn't fun.
Tags: Fun, Remember, Rookie
I remember when I started off, my first car was a Kia Spectra. With a spoiler kit and some rims.
Tags: Car, Off, Remember
I'm Cuban-American, everybody says. I have a Cuban background, Cuban blood.
Tags: Blood, Everybody, Says
I'm definitely not a 'Fast and a Furious' guy.
Tags: Definitely, Fast, Guy
It's an honor to represent a Latin culture.
Tags: Culture, Honor, Represent
To be a small town kid from Hialeah, Fla., pitching in Miami and representing Team U.S.A., that says it all. It's a kid's dream. Don't pinch me. I don't want to wake up.
Tags: Dream, Small, Team