Pinch-hitting is one of the toughest roles in baseball.
Odubel Herrera and Rhys Hoskins are starting practically every game in the outfield and the Phillies have leaned towards Aaron Altherr as their third outfielder.
(Williams) attacks, said Phillies manager Gabe Kapler. Nick thrives in the role of a pinch-hitter because he gets on pitches in the zone. As a pinch-hitter, and I experienced some of this myself, you can’t go up there passive because before you know it, it’s 0-2 and in a blink of an eye the at-bat’s over.
Elite Youth Bryce Petty Jersey In that position, you need bat speed, which he has plenty of and power is great for a pinch-hitter. One thing we’ve had all year is either Aaron or Nick on the bench and one of those guys can come up and hit a pinch-hit home run and you look for that moment. Nick has been delivering and delivering and delivering.
White has the potential to put the Bears offense over the top. However, his unavailability forced Montee Ball Jersey the organization to pass on his fifth-year option.
Anytime a first-round pick fails, it’s worthy of attention. The Bears may be in a good place, but White isn’t.聽
The Bengals are in a difficult financial position, as Carlos Dunlap and Geno Atkins are each free agents after the 2018 season. One of the two Pro Bowl performers doesn’t appear to be happy, either, since聽Dunlap didn’t attend organized team activities.聽
I haven’t asked Carlos whether he will be here for minicamp, Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said, per the Hamilton Journal-News’ Jay Morrison. It’s not a story. It’s not a big deal.
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Of course it’s a story. Coaches always try to downplay any disruptive behavior, though.聽
Atkins and Dunlap form a dominant inside-outside duo along the Bengals defensive front. But the organization may not be able to afford both beyond this season, and the situation has the potential to fester.聽