When tight end Virgil Green signed with the Chargers as a free agent this offseason, he was expected to be a complement to Hunter Henry in the lineup.
That expectation changed when Henry tore his ACL at a practice in May and left Green as the No. 1 player at the position. There’s been chatter about a possible Antonio Gates return, but nothing has materialized to this point and Green’s successful acclimation into the lineup will be important whether the veteran comes back for another year or not.
Chris Davis (L), 6 percent, Baltimore Orioles vs. Philadelphia Phillies (RHP Nick Pivetta): After a brutal start, Davis is finally starting to show signs of life. He’s hit safely in five straight games, including popping a pair of homers last week. There’s downside here, but there’s also high upside, as Davis gets the platoon advantage in a hitter-friendly park against a pitcher who has allowed eight homers cheap jerseys china in his last seven starts.
Brad Miller (L), 3 percent, Milwaukee Brewers at Pittsburgh Pirates (RHP Jameson Taillon): Since joining the Brewers, Miller is batting .289/.360/.489 in 14 games. He’ll look to build off that success against Taillon and his 4.76 ERA in July and his career .335 wOBA against left-handed bats.
Djokovic has taken sole possession of second place in Grand Slam semifinal appearances with 32 — second only to Roger Federer (43). Nadal is now tied with Ivan Lendl in fifth place with 28.
The worrisome statistic for Djokovic, particularly if he’s at all superstitious, is that Nadal has never lost a semifinal at Wimbledon, and that includes a 2007 win over Djokovic, who retired during that match with an infected blister on a toe. Nadal is coming off an enormous, emotional quarterfinal win against Juan Martin del Potro, a performance that big four cohort Andy Murray called the best live match I’ve seen in my life. Simona Halep seconded the motion in a tweet.
Nadal came into this Wimbledon feeling he was owed one. Players who win here usually lead somewhat charmed lives, but not Nadal. His hard-luck tales of recent years were underscored last year. Just when he thought his Wimbledon luck might had turned, he found himself playing a huge hitter in Gilles Muller as his fourth-round opponent. Nadal fell in a 15-13 in-the-fifth loser.
Though front offices have certainly seen it coming, even the most grizzled among them are impressed by the sheer tightness of the free-agent market. The money and years are simply not there for anyone other than top-flight talent, https://www.bestwholesalenfljerseysshop.com/ somewhat a function of the decision not to implement cap smoothing.