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Perkins hopes offseason workouts help shake back troubles

Injuries have brought an early end to the last two seasons for Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins.

Neck and back problems flared up and caused Perkins late-season struggles in both 2014 and 2015. 167 more words


Twins' Perkins Adjusts Training In Hopes Of Avoiding Late-Season Injuries

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins All-Star closer Glen Perkins has seen each of the last two seasons short-circuited in the second half by injuries to his neck and back. 122 more words


Jepsen, Twins Agree To $5.3M Contract

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Right-hander Kevin Jepsen have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract worth $5,312,500.

The agreement, announced Friday, gives the pitcher a raise of more than $2 million from his earnings of $3,025,000 last year. 111 more words


Twins closer Glen Perkins donates PS4 to college baseball team

There aren’t many baseball dudes nicer than Twins closer Glen Perkins. The left-hander, whom you might remember from buying seats for a disgruntled fan and buying drinks for Twins faithful… 144 more words


Twins pitcher Perkins ribs Vikings' Bridgewater for lefty INT

Who doesn’t love a little good-natured razzing between hometown ballplayers? Twins reliever Glen Perkins dug into Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on Twitter after Sunday night’s game against the Packers with a little self-depreciation thrown in. 237 more words


Korean Slugger Byung-ho Park Adds to Impressive Twins Core

Yesterday, the Minnesota Twins won the bidding rights to Korean star 1st baseman Byung-ho Park. Park smacked 53 home runs with 146 runs batted in while batting .346 on the season, being a key player for the Nexen Heroes in 2015. 219 more words


Twins come up short, and face elimination from race on Saturday

The Twins will have their backs against the wall for the remainder of the season as they fell to the Kansas City Royals 3-1 at Target Field. 371 more words