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Perkins could open season on disabled list

Twins closer Glen Perkins continues to make progress in his recovery from labrum surgery, as he threw his second bullpen session of the spring without any issues on Saturday.
Via Twins.com
5 days ago

Twins' Perkins ready to make a return

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Glen Perkins' professional baseball career began with the Minnesota Twins organization. He wants it to end that way too. He's just not quite ready for that day to come. "In an ideal world I'd get to finish here," Perkins said. "I've been in the organization for 14 years, but there are so many variables, too many things that can happen. That's what I'd like to...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rehab nearly complete, Perkins focused on health, not future

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Glen Perkins' professional baseball career began with the Minnesota Twins organization. He wants it to end that way too. He's just not quite ready for that day to come. ''In an ideal world I'd get to finish here,'' Perkins said. ''I've been in the organization for 14 years, but there are so many variables, too many things that can happen. That's what I'd...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Perkins throws first bullpen since surgery

Twins reliever Glen Perkins threw his first bullpen session since undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum in late June, and reported no issues.
Via Twins.com
9 days ago

Twins closer Glen Perkins to miss rest of 2016

The 2016 season is only getting worse for the Minnesota Twins, as closer Glen Perkins will miss the remainder of the year. The three-time all-star will be kept out of action because of a torn labrum and rotator cuff problems. “The diagnosis comes after Perkins underwent another Magnetic Resonance Imaging exam this week and received another opinion on his ailing left shoulder...
Via Sportsnaut
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Gopher Glen Perkins gifts baseball team PS4 after Twitter request

Glen Perkins honored a request on Twitter from a Minnesota Gophers baseball player by gifting the team a PS4 for its new clubhouse. Being a former Golden Gopher himself, the Minnesota Twins closer notified the team that it would indeed have the the new gaming system soon enough. Gophers ballplayer Ben Humpert issued a tweet to Perkins’ attention asking for a PS4. @glenperkins...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Twins closer's wife pens essay about Twitter hate he's enduring

By Jason Rowan Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins couldn’t have started off his season any better, going 28-for-28 in save opportunities heading into the All-Star break. Since being named to the AL All-Star roster, the quality of Perkins’ performances have dropped off dramatically, as the pitcher has blown two saves and found himself on the hook for two losses in his past five...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins closer: Royals can thank me later for home-field advantage

The Kansas City Royals owe it all to Glen Perkins. OK, maybe the Minnesota Twins closer didn’t have that much to do with Kansas City’s four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Central Series, but he’s technically the reason the Royals will have home-field advantage in the World Series when they take on either the St. Louis Cardinals or the San Francisco...
Via NESN.com
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Perkins eagerly awaits All-Star opportunity in front of home crowd

MINNEAPOLIS -- Glen Perkins was on pins and needles. The Twins closer knew he was having a good first half of the 2014 season. But was it All-Star worthy? Perkins sure hoped so, especially given the location of this year's All-Star Game. Of course, the midsummer classic is not only held in Perkins' home park, but it's in the same state he grew up in. The Stillwater native idolized...
Via Fox Sports North
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Perkins raises money to 'strikeout cancer' to help Gophers pitching coach

MINNEAPOLIS -- Glen Perkins has known Todd Oakes for years, but it wasn't until Perkins became a professional baseball player that his relationship with the Golden Gophers pitching coach truly grew. Oakes helped Perkins become the Big Ten Pitcher of the Year and a first-round draft pick during his time at the University of Minnesota. Once Perkins moved on to a career with the Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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