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Wait, what did he just say? Washington pitcher Gio Gonzalez pitched a splendid game Wednesday night against the Marlins, throwing six innings of two hit shutout ball in a 3-0 win over the Marlins. Gonzalez also hit a home run, the second of his career, and had the best quote of the young season so far, when discussing the cold weather he had to deal with in the nation’s capital and how difficult it was to get a feel for the ball. Said Gonzalez to MASN broadcaster Bob Carpenter… “It was definitely difficult, especially with this cold weather. It was tough to get a grip. I felt like I was making love to my hand. Just one of those things where I was constantly trying to find some grip some how, some way — the rosin bag, whatever, licking the fingers, but it felt good after that.” If you didn’t know the context of this quote you’d probably be slightly offended at Gonzalez’s off color remark. Ah, who are we kidding, that quote is inappropriate in any context…and just as hilarious. [Big ...

Gonzalez's funny quote after start

Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez had a funny quote after a start where there was a lot of cold weather he was dealing with.

Gio Gonzalez, on pitching in cool weather: ‘I felt like I was making love to my hand’

Gio Gonzalez took the hill for his Washington Nationals on Wednesday for a tilt against the Miami Marlins at a chilly Nationals Park. Gonzalez performed more than admirably, pitching 6 innings of shutout ball with 5 strikeouts. Gonzalez even had a hand in contributing to the team’s offensive cause, hitting his second career home run in the 5th inning of Washington’s 3-0 shutout...

Gio Gonzalez Has Incredible Post-Game Analysis On His Pitching

Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez pitched six scoreless innings and added a solo home run in the Nats 3-0 win over the Miami Marlins Wednesday. A very impressive performance, no doubt, but it was Gonzalez’s post-game analysis of his own pitching that really capped off a great night. MASN broadcaster Bob Carpenter asked Gonzalez if pitching in the low temperatures was...

Gio Gonzalez on pitching in cold weather: ‘I felt like I was making love to my hand’

Pitching in April can be a very difficult task for hurlers who play in colder climates. Going to a baseball game in Boston, New York or Washington, D.C. at the beginning of the season can be a very uncomfortable experience, and Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez got a taste of that on a chilly 45-degree Wednesday night against the Miami Marlins. Gonzalez handled the conditions...

Gio Gonzalez After Tossing Scoreless Innings ‘I felt like I was making love to my hand’

Gio Gonzalez of the Washington Nationals threw six innings of scoreless baseball on Wednesday, but it was his comments after the game which really got people talking. Personally, I love it and think he really needs to speak more often. make of the quote below, what you will. “It was definitely difficult, especially with this cold weather,” he said. “It was tough to get a...

Nationals Gio Gonzalez on Pitching 6 Scoreless Innings: “I Was Making Love to My Hand”

Sometimes, you are trying to find the perfect words to explain what is going on and fail miserably. It has happening to the best of us. Including our friend Gio Gonzalez, who pitched six scoreless and hit a home run and was asked how did it feel to pitch in such cold conditions. Here is what he had to say via SI Hot Clicks. “It was definitely difficult, especially with this cold...

Hey Gio Gonzalez, what is it like pitching in the cold?

CSN Washington After Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez took the mound Wednesday in the nation’s capital against the Miami Marlins, MASN broadcaster Bob Carpenter asked what it’s like pitching in cold weather. His response was nothing short of awesome: “It was definitely difficult, especially with this cold weather.  It was tough to get a grip. I felt like I was making...

Nats Pitcher Gio Gonzalez: 'I Felt Like I Was Making Love To My Hand'

Parents, hide your kid's eyes from this's a little over the edge of PG. Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez had a fantastic season against Miami debut on Wednesday. While allowing two hits over six innings of scoreless ball, striking out five and walking two, Gonzalez also added a home run...

Video: Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez hits home run against Miami Marlins

Tweet   Unlike Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw, who hit a home run on opening day, Gio Gonzalez of the Washington Nationals had a home run to his credit coming into Wednesday. He now has two.   Gonzalez didn’t pitch a complete game shutout like Kershaw but he did pick up the win, giving [...]

Nationals Earn Win No. 2 With The Help Of Gio Gonzalez's Arm and Bat

  The temperature at Nats Park clearly had an impact on both the Washington Nationals bats and arms Wednesday night, but the April chill wasn’t enough to stop the club en route to their second win of the season, a 3-0 decision over the Miami Marlins. Gio Gonzalez threw six scoreless innings in this, his first start of 2013, but he was far from regular season form. The...

Nationals 3, Marlins 0

Nationals lefty Gio Gonzalez insisted all along he wasn't distracted one bit by having his name connected to a clinic that reportedly gave major leaguers banned substances. ''I've got no worries about that,'' he said the other day. Well, Gonzalez sure played like someone without a care in the world Wednesday night, hitting his second career homer - grinning...
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