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
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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
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