Verlander knew his place in history was special. But then Abraham Toro hit a two-run homer and Verlander closed it down with a ideal ninth, giving the Astros a 2-0 win. Verlander is in some pretty nice company as only Nolan Ryan and Sandy Koufax have thrown more no-hitters than him in Major League Baseball history.
He took four wickets, including that of Steve Smith, and scored an unbeaten 41 in his first outing with the bat. The fast-medium bowler has played in three Tests, including defeats to Australia in Adelaide and Perth in the 2017 Ashes. The 37-year-old had been expected to return from a calf injury for the fourth Test at his home ground of Old Trafford having played for Lancashire's Second XI this week.
General manager Tom Telesco said he informed the running back's representatives that, with Week 1 beginning, any such talks would now be put off until after the season. At the start, the Chargers refused Gordon's camp from finding a trade partner and even offered him a contract that would pay the veteran back around $10 million per year.
Twice the Yellow Submarine held one-goal leads, only to see Los Blancos answer with scores late in each half and both through the Welshman, who tallied just seconds before half time and then again minutes from full time to earn a point - before a stoppage time red card .
The four-year extension begins in the 2020-21 season after Gordon's current contract expires, meaning Gordon will make around $90 million over the next five seasons. The 2016-17 Kia Sixth Man of the Year moved into the starting lineup last season, starting 53 of the 68 games he played in. Gordon is entering his 12th National Basketball Association season and was the league's sixth man of the year for 2016-17.
Djokovic was trailing 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 and being thoroughly outplayed when he retired from the match in Arthur Ashe Stadium, shaking his head as he walked over to the chair umpire to say he was conceding. Perched at a No. 24 ranking nowadays, Wawrinka, 34, will play a quarterfinal against Daniil Medvedev , whose unusual hot summer has lifted him to No.