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Glen Perkins has learned his lesson about pitching through an injury

Athletes take honor in their ability to play through pain, even knowing full well that it’s not only a detriment to their own health and performance, but to the team in general. 246 more words

Twins shut down Perkins with forearm and nerve irritation

The Minnesota Twins have shut down closer Glen Perkins for the season after he was diagnosed with what the team is calling forearm and nerve irritation. 289 more words

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Twins Shut Down Closer Perkins For Rest Of Season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — All-Star closer Glen Perkins is being shut down for the season by the Minnesota Twins because of a strain and secondary nerve irritation in his left forearm. 125 more words

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Twins shut down closer Glen Perkins with nerve irritation

Twins closer Glen Perkins has been shut down for the season after being diagnosed with what the team is calling a strained forearm and nerve irritation. 110 more words

Perkins out again, getting checked out by Twins doctors

After blowing his third save in three weeks on Tuesday night, Twins closer Glen Perkins is unavailable Wednesday night as team doctors will examine him again for discomfort in his neck and left shoulder, according to the… 226 more words

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Twins closer Glen Perkins unavailable due to neck injury

Twins closer Glen Perkins has been trying to pitch through neck and shoulder problems recently, with little success. After being brilliant for the first five months of the season Perkins has fallen apart this month and he’s also been unavailable out of the bullpen for several games. 82 more words

Twins Closer Perkins Nominated For Clemente Award

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have nominated closer Glen Perkins for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award.

Perkins is one of the 30 club finalists for the annual award, which recognizes the player whose contributions on and off the field best represent the game. 98 more words

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