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Sport and Society for Arete: Selig Retires

Richard Crepeau | Posted 03.23.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It is clear that over his long and rocky tenure as Commissioner of Baseball, Bud Selig left a massive legacy. The business and sport of major league baseball was impacted for good and for ill by the man who began his professional life selling used cars in Milwaukee. He will end his tenure as Commissioner by becoming the "Six Million Dollar Man."

Mother Nature Could Cost MLB Pitcher $500k Bonus

Complex Sports | Posted 09.25.2014 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports If Phil Hughes doesn't pitch again in the regular season, he will set an MLB record for strikeout-to-walk ratio (1...

MLB Prospect Taken Off Field In Ambulance After Scary Collision

AP | Posted 08.14.2014 | Sports

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Minnesota Twins star prospect Byron Buxton was taken off the field in an ambulance after an outfield collision Wednesday n...

Sport and Society for Arete -- Father's Day

Richard Crepeau | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Richard Crepeau

This week for Father's Day I want to talk about the man who taught me a love of sport, and especially a love of baseball, and who taught me much about life.

MLB Player Hits Homer While Mom Is Being Interviewed On TV

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.24.2014 | Sports

Minnesota Twins designated hitter Chris Colabello hit a perfectly-timed home run on Wednesday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. With Colabello's mom, ...

A Salute to Baseball's First 'Worst-to-First' Winners

Tim Wendel | Posted 06.01.2014 | Sports
Tim Wendel

The first week of the MLB season should always be a time to believe, no matter how long the odds. After all, that's what the Twins and Braves did in 1991.

Twins Play March Madness Prank On Own Pitcher

Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports

The Minnesota Twins recently pulled a hilarious prank on their own pitcher Mike Pelfrey, making him believe that he was giving an inspirational speech...

Report: Twins Snatch Free Agent Pitcher

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 01.31.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes probably needed to leave hitter-friendly Yankee Stadium, and the Minnesota Twins were desperate for proven arms to st...

MLB Star Changing Positions

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Mauer will be moving from catcher to first base on a full-time basis for the Minnesota Twins. The Twins annou...

Clinched!

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 09.25.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Doug Fister struck out seven and the Detroit Tigers homered three times in the fourth inning to clinch a playoff b...

Twins Snatch Away Win In 11th

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 09.24.2013 | Detroit

MINNEAPOLIS -- Josmil Pinto hit an RBI single in the 11th inning and the Minnesota Twins overcame 12 strikeouts by Justin Verlander to beat the Detroi...

Viciedo, Quintana Lift Sox Over Twins

AP | BRIAN SANDALOW | Posted 11.18.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Scott Diamond pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since June, and the Minnesota Twins avoided a three-game sweep by beat...

Sox Score 7 In 1st, Coast To Win Over Twins

AP | BRIAN SANDALOW | Posted 11.17.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Dayan Viciedo had three hits and drove in two runs, Jose Quintana pitched six effective innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Min...

Pirates Make Trade For Final Playoff Push

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 10.31.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates are all-in as they chase the franchise's first playoff appearance in 21 years. So is Justin Morneau....

Miggy Ends Game In Pain

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 08.21.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera swung and missed to end the game, and gingerly walked away from the plate perhaps with another ailment. Glen Perkins struck...

WATCH: Ex-MLB Player Turned Manager Starts Brawl

Posted 08.19.2013 | Sports

It's been four years since former major league first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz played the final game of his career. Now he's a manager for the Fort My...

White Sox Beat Twins, Win Series

AP | ADAM CZECH | Posted 08.19.2013 | Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS -- Alexei Ramirez homered and had three RBIs, Hector Santiago won for the first time since June 21 and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minn...

Sox Fall To Twins

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 08.16.2013 | Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS -- This season ceased to be about playing for one win long ago for manager Robin Ventura and the Chicago White Sox. Mired in last place f...

HIGHLIGHTS: Twins Rookie Follows Stellar Debut With Dominant Performance

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Andrew Albers threw a two-hitter in his second career start and the Minnesota Twins backed him with a pair of home runs to beat the Cle...

White Sox Lose To Twins As Tough Season Continues

AP | Posted 08.12.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox keep losing to AL Central rivals, and next up is the class of the division. Kevin Correia pitched seven shutout inni...

Sox Rally To Win Over Twins

AP | Posted 10.11.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Conor Gillaspie lined a go-ahead single in the sixth inning and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 on Satur...

Rios-Less Sox Fall To Twins 7-5

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 10.10.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox took the next step in their makeover by trading away Alex Rios. Then, they got back to losing....

Minor League Team Fakes Marriage Proposal

AP | Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — A minor league baseball team acknowledged Wednesday that it staged a rejected marriage proposal during a recent game as a p...

WATCH: Twins Player Makes Amazing Catch

Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

Despite being 12 games under .500 going into their game on Monday night, Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe had no problem risking his body ...

WATCH: Lorenzo Cain Robs Trevor Plouffe

Posted 08.01.2013 | Sports

Kansas City center fielder Lorenzo Cain robbed Minnesota' Trevor Plouffe of a home run on Thursday with an incredible leaping catch. ...