-The K Zone-

February 4th  2017

Joel Toribio

Interview by Mike Duffy


Mike Duffy: This offseason whats the major thing your planning to work on?

Joel Toribio: This offseason I have been working on my weight a lot trying to gain healthy weight and becoming more flexible.

Mike Duffy:  What’s your favorite thing about being a Dodger?

Joel Toribio: My favorite thing about being a dodger is that everyone treats eachother like family which is great we are all like brothers always have each other’s backs on and off the field.

Mike Duffy:  What’s your favorite hobby besides baseball?

Joel Toribio: My favorite hobby besides baseball has to probably be trying out different types of foods I been doing that a lot now.

Mike Duffy:  What’s your favorite baseball player growing up?

Joel Toribio: My favorite player growing up has always been Alex Rodriguez.


Mike Duffy: What went through your mind when you were drafted?

Joel Toribio: Well the last thing I was thinking about was getting drafted this year I was just worrying about finding a school to go to but once I got the call I was super excited best feeling ever specially the fact that it was on my birthday!

Mike Duffy:  What’s your favorite stadium?

Joel Toribio: I honestly don’t have a favorite stadium but I guess it’s dodger stadium now.


Mike Duffy:  What’s your favorite movie?

Joel Toribio: My favorite movie has to be the fast and the furious every single one!


Mike Duffy: Do you have a motto or a thing to do to get you out of a rough time?

Joel Toribio: Well when I’m in a rough time my number one thing to do to overcome it would be just hit the gym and take my anger out on the weights.


Mike Duffy: What’s your favorite thing about pitching?

Joel Toribio: My favorite thing about pitching is knowing that the batter has no idea what are you going to throw him you basically in control.

Mike Duffy: What’s the hardest thing about pitching?

Joel Toribio: The hardest thing about pitching would have to be giving up a homerun I haven’t giving up a lot in my life except in Oklahoma where the wind blows a million miles per hour out.

Mike Duffy: What was your favorite team growing up?


Joel Toribio: My favorite team growing up was the Yankees.


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