facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
Headlines

MLB: Minnesota 3, Houston 2

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Oswaldo Arcia smashed a tie-breaking solo homer in seventh inning Sunday, elevating the Minnesota Twins to a series-sweeping 3-2 win over Houston.

MLB: Minnesota 6, Houston 4

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Ryan Doumit's go-ahead RBI single during a big seventh inning Saturday helped rally the Minnesota Twins over Houston 6-4.

MLB: Minnesota 3, Seattle 2 (13 innings)

SEATTLE, July 27 (UPI) -- Chris Colabello hit a two-run home run -- his first as a major leaguer -- in the 13th inning Friday, giving the Minnesota Twins a 3-2 win over Seattle.

MLB: Minnesota 10, Los Angeles Angels 3 (10 innings)

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 24 (UPI) -- Chris Herrmann hit a grand slam in the 10th inning Tuesday in leading the Minnesota Twins past the Los Angeles Angels 10-3.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Los Angeles Angels 3

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 23 (UPI) -- Samuel Deduno went seven innings for the win and Clete Thomas made a game-saving catch Monday in Minnesota's 4-3 triumph over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Minnesota 3, Cleveland 2

MINNEAPOLIS, July 20 (UPI) -- Kevin Correia limited Cleveland to two runs over six innings and rookie Chris Colabello provided a key RBI Saturday in Minnesota's 3-2 defeat of the Indians.

MLB: Minnesota 3, Cleveland 2

MINNEAPOLIS, July 19 (UPI) -- Joe Mauer's two-out single delivered the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Friday, lifting Minnesota to a 3-2 victory over Cleveland.

MLB: Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1

MINNEAPOLIS, June 27 (UPI) -- Glen Perkins retired pinch-hitter Miguel Tejada with the potential tying runs in scoring position Thursday to preserve Minnesota's 3-1 victory over Kansas City.

MLB: Minnesota 5, Cleveland 3

CLEVELAND, June 23 (UPI) -- Pedro Hernandez held Cleveland to two runs over five innings and Minnesota's bullpen then took over to secure a 5-3 victory over the Indians Sunday.

MLB: Minnesota 7, Chicago White Sox 4

MINNEAPOLIS, June 19 (UPI) -- Homers by Brian Dozier and Justin Morneau accounted for five runs Wednesday and sent Minnesota to a 7-4 decision over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Philadelphia 3

MINNEAPOLIS, June 12 (UPI) -- Clete Thomas doubled home the tying run in the eighth and then scored on a wild pitch Wednesday to give Minnesota a 4-3 decision over Philadelphia.

MLB: Minnesota 3, Philadelphia 2

MINNEAPOLIS, June 11 (UPI) -- Justin Morneau drove in Jamey Carroll with the go-ahead run with an eighth-inning single Tuesday, carrying Minnesota over Philadelphia 3-2.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Washington 3 (11 innings)

WASHINGTON, June 8 (UPI) -- Ryan Doumit's run-scoring single in the 11th inning put Minnesota ahead Saturday and the Twins closed out a 4-3 interleague victory over Washington.

MLB: Minnesota 3, Kansas City 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 4 (UPI) -- Samuel Deduno and four relievers combined on a four-hit shutout Tuesday and the Minnesota Twins posted a 3-0 whitewash of Kansas City.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Milwaukee 1

MINNEAPOLIS, May 29 (UPI) -- Samuel Deduno gave up four hits over seven innings in his second start of the season Wednesday, boosting Minnesota past Milwaukee 4-1.
Page 2 of 7
Photos
Glen Perkins
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Glen Perkins delivers a pitch during the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park in Detroit on May 25, 2008. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
Wiki

Glen Weston Perkins (born March 2, 1983 in Stillwater, Minnesota) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Minnesota Twins. He made his major league debut with the Minnesota Twins in 2006. Perkins attended the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis-St. Paul and Stillwater Area High School in Oak Park Heights. Perkins earned his first Major league win on May 20, 2008, against the Texas Rangers.

Perkins played his college ball for the Minnesota Golden Gophers in 2003 and 2004. With the Gophers in 2003, he went 10-2 and posted a 2.91 ERA with 117 strikeouts. In his 2004 season with the Gophers, he went 9-3 and posted a 2.83 ERA with 113 strikeouts. Perkins was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft, being picked 22nd overall.

Between the years of 2004-2008, Perkins played most of his games for the Minnesota Twins minor league system. He pitched for the Elizabethton Twins, Quad City Swing, Fort Myers Miracle, Gulf Coast Twins, New Britain Rock Cats, and the AAA Rochester Red Wings.In his three seasons with Minnesota Twins minor league teams, he pitched 386.2 innings, posting a 16-22 record with a 3.50 ERA and 380 strikeouts. He was ranked number 66 in Baseball America's Top 100 Prospects.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Glen Perkins."
Most Popular
1
Stratosphere crash driver commits suicide Stratosphere crash driver commits suicide
2
U.S. intercepts two Russian fighter jets near Alaska
3
Kim Zolciak denies Photoshopping in Instagram pics Kim Zolciak denies Photoshopping in Instagram pics
4
Boko Haram, Nigeria negotiating release of kidnapped girls Boko Haram, Nigeria negotiating release of kidnapped girls
5
Chinese Mafia invades iPhone 6 lines in NYC
x
Feedback