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Twins activate Miguel Sańo from injured list after nearly three months

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Twins Activate Miguel Sańo From Injured List After Nearly Three Months

After nearly three months on the injured list, Miguel Sańo is back.

The Twins officially activated the first baseman from the 60-day injured list on Monday ahead of their series in Milwaukee, which begins on Tuesday night at 7:10 p.m at American Family Field. To make room on the 26-man roster, the Twins optioned outfielder Gilberto Celestino to Triple-A, and to clear a 40-man spot, reliever Danny Coulombe (hip) was shifted to the 60-day injured list.

Sańo’s return comes after an extended rehab assignment following surgery to repair the torn meniscus in his left knee. It also comes along with questions of how the Twins will fit his bat into the lineup.

Sańo first landed on the injured list on May 2, prompting the Twins to call up rookie infielder Jose Miranda to fill his spot on the roster. Since he has been out, Luis Arraez has shifted over to first base, seeing most of his playing time there. Miranda has also seen time there, and after a slow first month in the majors, he has hit .314 with a .882 OPS in June and July.

Miranda also plays third, and Arraez can move around the infield a bit, while Alex Kirilloff, who also seen playing time at first, can just shift to left field, where he has primarily been playing lately anyways.

Sańo, though, is limited defensively and will only see playing time at first or serve as the team’s designated hitter, a slot the Twins have been rotating this season. Gary Sánchez and Byron Buxton have taken the most DH at-bats this season, but with Ryan Jeffers on the injured list, Sánchez should now get all of his playing time behind the plate. Buxton is expected to still get at-bats there, though, as he deals with a painful right knee and when he does, Nick Gordon will now step in as the team’s backup center fielder with Celestino in Triple-A.

The roster situation will likely leave Sańo with less playing time than he is used to as the Twins work to make all of the pieces fit. The 29-year-old was hitting just .093 with 21 strikeouts in 65 plate appearances (17 games) before injuring his knee in late April, but he has shown promising signs on his rehab assignment, giving hope that he can return and be productive.

Sańo split time between the Florida Complex League in Fort Myers, Fla., and Triple-A St. Paul while on his rehab assignment. In 12 games, he hit .333 with a 1.217 OPS with eight extra-base hits, five of which were home runs.

“He’s dealt with a lot and there’s a lot been going on, and none of it has been him being able to get out there and face major league pitching and do all the things that he really wants to do,” manager Rocco Baldelli said in Detroit. “And that’s why this rehab assignment was so important. … We’ve used every possible at-bat that we could get him, because we know that that’s going to be important for him to be a good player.”

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Jameson Reeder, 10, had his leg amputated after a shark bite

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Jameson Reeder, 10, Had His Leg Amputated After A Shark Bite

Jameson Reeder Jr. was attacked by a shark while snorkeling on vacation in the Florida Keys.

A 10-year-old boy had part of his leg amputated after being bitten by a shark while snorkeling on vacation in the Florida Keys, his family said.

Jameson Reeder Jr. was attacked Saturday at Looe Key Reef, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said in a statement.

A Facebook post by his uncle Joshua Reeder said Jameson had gone boating with his parents and three other siblings and was snorkeling in a shallow reef when he “took a crushing blow below his knee “, by what they believed to be an eight-foot-long bull shark.

Jameson was able to hold on to a noodle float and was rescued by his father, who applied a tourniquet to his leg and signaled another faster boat which brought the family back to shore.

The boy was then airlifted to Miami Children’s Hospital where a medical team saved his life but was forced to amputate his leg below the knee.

“He is now out of surgery and resting,” wrote Joshua Reeder, acknowledging Jameson’s strong religious faith for helping him survive the ordeal.

A family’s GiveSendGo appeal for financial assistance had surpassed its goal of $50,000 by Tuesday afternoon.

While a higher than normal number of shark encounters off New York City this summer has drawn attention, the overall risk of being bitten by a shark remains low.

Global trends are now roughly stable after increasing slightly over the past 30 years, in part due to increased human recreational activities and the recovery of vulnerable shark populations.

Last year, there were 73 unprovoked attacks worldwide, according to the Florida Museum. Almost all attacks are the result of mistaken identity, as sharks do not intentionally target humans.

Most attacks in the United States occur off the Atlantic coast of Florida, which is home to choppy waters and baitfish that several species of sharks feed on.

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Kevin McKidd defends Ellen Pompeo for cutting Grey’s role

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Grey’s Anatomy was among many hit shows honored at the awards show, including It’s us, which concluded its six-season run in May. And while the star mandy moore– who starred as matriarch Rebecca Pearson – was honored with an acting nomination and this year’s Virtuoso Award at the ceremony, fans were shocked when she was snubbed a nomination for best actress for the 2022 Emmys.

Her co-star and on-screen son Justin Hartley– who played Kevin Pearson – praised Moore for his talent on and off camera, telling pop of the day on the red carpet, “I think he’s a rare talent and I think he’s a rare person.”

“I’m going to tell you something,” he added, “if you call Mandy Moore and ask her for advice, she’ll either give you advice, or if she doesn’t know anything about what you’re asking, she’ll find someone who does and connects you with them and makes your life better. She’s like a therapist, an actress, a mother – what can’t she do? She’s amazing.

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Hageman’s post-primary victory: Wyoming voters sent a very strong message tonight

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Hageman'S Post-Primary Victory: Wyoming Voters Sent A Very Strong Message Tonight

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Trump-endorsed Wyoming congressional primary winner Harriet Hageman celebrated her victory over Jan. 6 vice president Rep. Liz Cheney Tuesday on “The Ingraham Angle.”

HARRIET HAGEMAN: I didn’t even get to see or hear what she had to say because I was pretty focused on what’s going on here. It doesn’t surprise me that she’s going back to those same old talking points, because that’s really a big part of what won her over. She is don’t focus on Wyoming, it does not focus on our problems. She still focuses on an obsession with President Trump and the citizens of Wyoming, Wyoming voters, sent a very strong message tonight. We talked.

HAGEMAN, BACKED BY TRUMP, AVOIDS CHENEY IN WYOMING GOP CONGRESSIONAL PRIMARY

And that’s not what we’re interested in, in terms of our only representative in Congress. Wyoming has the right to have a representative who represents our interests, listening to us, who answers our problems. It’s not Liz Cheney and the fact that she came back with her speech tonight I think shows that she really isn’t listening to Wyoming anymore, she not for some time, and that’s why we had to replace it. We need a representative in Wyoming who listens to us.

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Ex-cop Lane will report to Colorado jail for Floyd’s murder

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Ex-Cop Lane Will Report To Colorado Jail For Floyd'S Murder

MINNEAPOLIS– Former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane, who was sentenced to 2½ years for violating the civil rights of George Floyd, will serve his sentence in a low-security federal prison camp in Colorado.

A court order on Tuesday orders Lane to report to Englewood Federal Correctional Institution in the Denver suburb of Littleton on August 30.

U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson had recommended that the Bureau of Prisons send Lane to the low-security Duluth prison camp, closer to his home, but the bureau makes final decisions on where to place inmates, including weighing security issues.

“He should be fine there,” Lane’s defense attorney, Earl Grey, said.

According to the Bureau of Prisons website, FCI Englewood is a low-security men’s prison with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp. It houses 1,032 detainees, 97 of whom are at the camp. Accommodation is dormitory or cabin style. Life there is highly regulated, including frequent counts and waking up at dawn.

Mike Brandt, a Minneapolis-area defense attorney who has followed the case closely, said Lane’s assignment made sense.

“They take into account a variety of factors, including the offense for which they are convicted, their criminal history score, the judge’s recommendation, history of violence, etc.,” Brandt said. “I think because that offense wasn’t necessarily a ‘violent’ offense and he didn’t have a criminal record, his numbers were lower, which qualified him for a lower security facility.

Magnuson originally ordered Lane to surrender Oct. 4, but moved the date forward due to the complex interplay between his federal sentence and his sentencing in state court, which is scheduled for Sept. 21, for his plea. of guilt for aiding and abetting second-degree murder.

The judge has yet to change the Oct. 4 surrender dates for former officers Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng, who were convicted of federal civil rights charges with Lane in February. Magnuson sentenced them last month to 3½ and 3 years, respectively, and recommended they go to Duluth or Yankton.

But Thao and Keung are due in state court on October 24 on separate charges of accessory to murder and manslaughter. They officially rejected the plea deals on Monday.

Legal experts say it’s not unusual for those convicted in federal court to be allowed to stand for sentencing weeks or months later, even in a case as emotionally charged as Floyd’s death. under the knee of former officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020, which sparked protests in Minneapolis and around the world in a judgment over racial injustice and policing.

Chauvin, who was sentenced to 22.5 years for state murder and manslaughter and 21 years for a federal civil rights charge, remains in the state’s maximum security prison in Oak Park Heights while awaiting his transfer to an unannounced federal prison.

Littleton jail has held other former law enforcement officers convicted of federal crimes, including former North Charleston, South Carolina officer Michael Slager, who is serving a 20-year sentence for killing Walter Scott, an unarmed black man who fled a traffic stop in 2015; and former Orange County, Calif., Sheriff Mike Carona, who was sentenced to 5½ years in 2009 for witness tampering.

Other well-known former Englewood inmates include former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who in 2012 said he was serving 14 years for corruption but had his sentence commuted by then-President Donald Trump, in 2020. Another was former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who served more than 12 years at Englewood and elsewhere beginning in 2006 for securities fraud and other misdemeanors.

There’s still former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, who was sentenced in 2015 to more than 15 years for child pornography offenses and illicit sex with a child.

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Pound rises and falls as UK inflation hits 40-year high

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Pound Rises And Falls As Uk Inflation Hits 40-Year High

The knee-jerk reaction in recent months has been to equate higher inflation with more aggressive central banks. But amid recent subtle moves by the Fed, RBA and BOE, it is clear that we are now in the second half of the tightening cycle where the previous rules cease to apply.

As the tightening cycle reaches a stage where it is slowing given deteriorating economic conditions, higher inflation may work as a double-edged sword in a sense.

There is a balance that needs to be struck between central banks continuing to throw everything in to put out the fire and central banks needing to back down as the economy is on the verge of a headlong crash. Policymakers want to achieve a “soft landing” and that won’t be helped by further aggressive rate hikes as the economy heads into a recession.

In the case of the UK, they are arguably one of the economies hardest hit by all of this against a backdrop of a worsening cost of living crisis and high energy prices – not helped by the fallout from the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

While the print of more than 10% is likely to warrant another rate hike by the BOE, I don’t think it’s as much of a game-changer relative to the weight of such a number on consumer sentiment.

In other words, markets are comfortable with this as it matches rate pricing for the BOE, but the negative impact on the data economy has more potential to threaten to derail the central bank. of its tightening trajectory. As previously mentioned:

“While this justifies more rate hikes by the BOE, I don’t see much benefit in this given that the markets are well prepared for what the BOE has to offer in the coming months. Instead From this, if the staggering weight of inflation crushes consumer activity, I can see that print being tailored to be a negative for the pound instead.”

For GBP/USD, key support continues to hold closer to 1.2000 for now while upside momentum is very limited by trendline resistance at 1.2192 currently.

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‘She-Hulk’ release schedule: When is episode 1 coming to Disney Plus?

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'She-Hulk' Release Schedule: When Is Episode 1 Coming To Disney Plus?

The Latest Marvel Series To Head To Disney Plus Features The Incredible Tatiana Maslany like She-Hulk. She-Hulk: Attorney at Law is a half-hour scripted comedy about Jennifer Walters, the Hulk’s equally green cousin.

The first season will consist of nine episodes. Six are directed by Kat Coiro and the other three by Anu Valia, with Jessica Gao as head writer. Originally, She-Hulk was supposed to take over the Ms. Marvel release spot on Wednesday, but a Disney press release revealed that episodes will now arrive on Thursdays. Clear your schedules for the light series, which caught a brand new trailer at San Diego Comic-Con.

Exact She-Hulk episode release dates and times

Here are the exact episode release times (based on previous Disney Plus series releases).

  • Episode 1: Available Thursday, August 18 at 12:00 a.m. PT (3:00 a.m. ET/7:00 a.m. GMT)
  • Episode 2: Available Thursday, August 25 at 12:00 a.m. PT (3:00 a.m. ET/7:00 a.m. GMT)
  • Episode 3: Available Thursday, September 1 at 12:00 a.m. PT (3:00 a.m. ET/7:00 a.m. GMT)
  • Episode 4: Available Thursday, September 8 at 12:00 a.m. PT (3:00 a.m. ET/7:00 a.m. GMT)
  • Episode 5: Available Thursday, September 15 — 12:00 p.m. PT (3 a.m. ET/7 a.m. GMT)
  • Episode 6:Available Thursday, September 22 at 12:00 a.m. PT (3:00 a.m. ET/7:00 a.m. GMT)
  • Episode 7: Available Thursday, September 29 at 12:00 a.m. PT (3:00 a.m. ET/7:00 a.m. GMT)
  • Episode 8: Available Thursday, October 6 at 12:00 a.m. PT (3:00 a.m. ET/7:00 a.m. GMT)
  • Episode 9: Available Thursday, October 13 at 12:00 a.m. PT (3:00 a.m. ET/7:00 a.m. GMT)

The first sensational trailer

After a teasing which did indeed tease us (by not showing She-Hulk’s face), Marvel released the first official trailer on May 17. This time we see what She-Hulk will look like in her stunning green glory.

She-Hulk also stars Mark Ruffalo, Benedict Wong and Tim Roth, who starred as the main antagonist in 2008’s The Incredible Hulk. cast.

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