Martinez said Ramirez has made that joke before. He was just happy his opposite-field fly had enough juice to clear the wall.
I just hit it and I was blowing, praying, doing everything I can to push it over, Martinez said. I knew it had a chance.
Martinez’s ninth home run of the season came on the second pitch of the eighth inning after the Yankees posted four runs in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game.
To be able answer right back was big. Then you get the ball right back to the bullpen, Martinez said. They got it done that time. You’ve got to tip your hat to Joe (Kelly). It’s not an easy lineup to pitch to, especially in this ballpark. The majority of those guys can beat you at any second.
We’re just trying to create competition, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said, via the team’s official website. Kai’s [Forbath] done really good this spring. So, we’re just going to let them go out there and kick.
The Vikings may not hand Carlson the kicking job based on draft status alone, but the rookie will undoubtedly have a chance to win it. If he does, Minnesota can save $790,000 by parting with Forbath.
Given the dearth of reliable kickers around the league, the veteran likely wouldn’t be out of work for long.
I was very upset and made some allegations that were false due to our vocal argument and my emotional state, she said in a statement to WFAA-TV. I had no intentions of getting David into trouble. I was just very emotional and upset. I would like to be clear, although our relationship is not perfect, we love one another and David did not put his hands on me at any time.
NFL Network was the first outlet to report that police had dropped the investigation.
Two days after the incident, a series of troubling tweets appeared on Irving’s verified Twitter account. He said his girlfriend hacked it.
NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told USA TODAY Sports last month that the league would look into the matter.
Landon Haaf of WFAA (ABC 8), a Dallas-based station owned by TEGNA, contributed to this report.
While the Jets would probably rather have Bridgewater than Hackenberg—seeing as how Bridgewater has actually accomplished something in the NFL—if they only keep three quarterbacks on the roster, Bridgewater will be out. The Jets may also simply be willing to give Bridgewater a chance to latch on with another team if they don’t believe his future is in New York.