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St. Louis Cardinals look to get key hitters going vs. Minnesota Twins

St. Louis Cardinals look to get key hitters going vs. Minnesota Twins

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Matt Carpenter returned to the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup Tuesday night after getting a few days off to regroup. Now, it's Dexter Fowler's turn to get back on track. Fowler is expected back among St. Louis' starting nine Wednesday when the Cardinals wrap up a two-game interleague series with the Minnesota Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. The center fielder was expected to be a sparkplug atop St. Louis' lineup this season, but both he and Carpenter got off to the worst offensive starts of their careers. Carpenter was batting .145 and Fowler .146 when the Cardinals arrived in Minneapolis. Carpenter went hitless on Tuesday and his average is down to .140. Fowler went 0-for-6 in St. Louis' 2-1 victory Saturday night and spent nearly an hour in the batting cage after the game, ...
Clooney vows to sue magazine over photos of twins

Clooney vows to sue magazine over photos of twins

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Actor George Clooney has threatened a magazine with legal action following the publication of photographs of his children.He accused photographers from French publication Voici of illegally taking photographs of him and his family at their home in Lake Como, Italy."Over the last week photographers from Voici magazine scaled our fence, climbed our tree and illegally took pictures of our infants inside our home," he said."Make no no mistake, the photographers, the agency and the magazine will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. The safety of our children demands it."Voici published the photographs on Friday.The children, named Alexander and Ella, were born in June but the couple have not shared photographs or details about them.Voici defended the publication of pictures, saying ther...
First picture! Beyonce reveals names of twins

First picture! Beyonce reveals names of twins

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Beyonce has posted an elaborate photograph on social media to introduce her and husband Jay Z's newborn twins to the world. The singer also confirmed the names of the boy and girl in the Instagram post - her first public acknowledgement of their birth."Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today," she wrote alongside the picture.Image:Beyonce posted the image on Instagram to mark a month since the twins were bornIn the photo Beyonce, 35, poses outdoors in a colourful gown and long veil as she cradles both babies while standing beneath a floral arch with the ocean behind her.The post received just under two million likes within the first hour.Sir Carter and Rumi are younger siblings to Blue Ivy Carter, 5, who was born in January 2012 and also introduced to the world in images posted online.Image:Beyo...
Boston Red Sox homer twice, top Minnesota Twins

Boston Red Sox homer twice, top Minnesota Twins

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BOSTON -- Mookie Betts and Hanley Ramirez each belted solo home runs, David Price threw seven quality innings, and the Boston Red Sox came from three runs down to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3 Thursday night at Fenway Park. Betts hit his team-leading 13th homer of the season and finished with two RBIs on the night. Ramirez collected his 11th home run. Price (3-2) allowed three runs on six hits and no walks with seven strikeouts. Craig Kimbrel struck out two in the ninth to notch his American League-leading 22nd save. Deven Marrero also had two RBIs and Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits and an RBI for Boston (44-35), which won three of four games in the series against Minnesota (40-37) and capped a 4-3 homestand. Jorge Polanco drove in two runs and Joe Mauer had an RBI as the Twins lost for ...
San Francisco Giants batter Minnesota Twins to salvage series finale

San Francisco Giants batter Minnesota Twins to salvage series finale

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SAN FRANCISCO -- The slumping San Francisco Giants tried a new look Sunday. It produced a new result. Despite holding three regulars out of the starting lineup, the Giants rode a season-best 17-hit attack to a 13-8 win over the Minnesota Twins, allowing them to salvage one win in the three-game interleague series.Buster Posey and Austin Slater drove in four runs apiece, igniting an offense that had produced a total of two runs and 10 hits in two series-opening losses. "Anytime you sit regulars like that and get a win, a come-from-behind win, that's nice," said Giants manager Bruce Bochy, whose team's run total also was a season high. "For the guys to step up and play a real nice ballgame, that's just what we needed." Replacing shortstop Brandon Crawford, first baseman Brandon Belt and cent...