#Twinterview number three with @AdamOttavino


As promised, another #Twinterview took place earlier today. Here’s the Q & A in case you missed it!

@memphisredbirds: Alright @AdamOttavino, are you ready to get this #Twinterview started?!

@AdamOttavino: absolutely! ready and willing! #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: Great! Now, how has your offseason home in Brooklyn, NY been treating you? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: it has been good so far, been working hard and enjoying being home. Here is a pic i took http://t.co/eEEfLCDA #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: Good to hear, so what has been keeping you busy this offseason? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: I have been preparing for next season, dominating in Fifa 12 from PS3, and giving some lessons to local kids #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: Dominating in Fifa 12, eh? So you think you’re better than fellow teammates @jonjayU and @DanielDescalso? #Twinterview

@Adam Ottavino: Well, I don’t want to brag, but I have the ring in Fifa, and they have the real ring i want…WS Ring #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: Touche sir, soon enough! What made you want to become a baseball player? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: my dad taught me the game, and its been a companion every year since…the only thing i ever felt meant to do #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: What are your parting words for 2011 Redbirds manager Hammer? #Twinterivew

@AdamOttavino: congrats!! Hammer was a great manager to play for and I am happy he is going to be in STL this year #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: What are your thoughts on Pop managing the Redbirds next season? #Twinterview

@Adam Ottavino: The team is in great hands…Pop is another great manager…I am sure the team will have a good year #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: Which Cardinals player do you think you have learned the most from? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: Many players have helped me, but I have watched Adam Wainwright closely , and learned a lot from him and his approach

@memphisredbirds: He is certainly a good guy to watch. Who is your favorite athlete? Why? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: Jimmy Key was my favorite pitcher growing up..overall athlete I would Say Muhammed Ali, he changed the world #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: Who have people said you look like? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: I have heard lots of names, josh hartnett, tom brady, ashton kutcher… personally i don’t see them but oh well#twinterview

@memphisredbirds: We’ll go with Josh Hartnett. If you weren’t in baseball, what would you be doing? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: I think I could have a sports talk radio show or something someday #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: Tell us one thing about you that the fans don’t already know. #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: My arms can do this: pic.twitter.com/C1AU7NDB

@memphisredbirds: Oh wow, did not see that coming. Impressive. What are your words to live by? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: Make Haste…Slowly (meaning things take time, but consistent work will pay off) #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: Let’s go back to 2006. Describe in 140 characters how it felt to be drafted in the 1st round of the MLB draft? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: surreal feeling..took a while to hit me…my 3 years at Northeastern had helped me achieve a major goal for me #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: And how was it working through your shoulder injury in 2010? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: crazy, i had never been through anything like that. I felt helpless. Thankfully I wasn’t, and now I feel great. Thanks to all the people who helped me get healthy and back on the field, they deserve the credit #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: What is the most difficult part about playing professional baseball? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: just the everyday grind…people are at the beach and you can’t go… it ok though because I love it #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: Always good to love what you do. If you were on a reality TV show, which one would it be and why? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: The Amazing Race…I love the traveling aspect, and flying a lot is easy at this point #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: Yea, you’ve got to be used to the traveling by now. So, how are you preparing for next season? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: I strength train with @strengthcoach64 and throw nights during the week with local pro ballplayers i know #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: Liked the shout-out right there. What was the best decision you ever made? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: To go to College instead of signing out of high school..i was 17 and not ready. I had a great college experience and got bigger and stronger #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: One last question: what do you like most about being part of the Cardinals organization? #Twinterview

@AdamOttavino: They have a great history, and I have been blessed with great teammates in my career #twinterview

@memphisredbirds: That’s all from us here in Memphis, thanks for participating in this #Twinterview! And as always, good luck next season!

@AdamOttavino: Thanks for having me! #twinterview

Leave a comment if you have any suggestions on who should participate in our next #Twinterview!

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