Glen Perkins RP MIN 1 day ago

Perkins gave up just one hit in the ninth inning on Tuesday before closing out the Red Sox for his 17th save of the season.

Perkins has been fantastic up to this point with a 1.25 ERA and a 0.97 WHIP. Perkins has struck out 21 batters in 21.2 innings pitched, and will continue to be one of the best ninth inning closers in the game.

Glen Perkins RP MIN 5 days ago

Perkins picked up his 16th save of the season Saturday, giving up a hit and a walk in a scoreless ninth inning while striking out two.

He lowered his ERA to 1.33 and his WHIP to 0.98, and Perkins' 21:2 K:BB ratio in 20.1 innings is top notch. With the Twins playing well enough right now to win a lot of close games, Perkins should remain among the league leaders in saves.

Glen Perkins RP MIN 2 weeks ago

Perkins gave up two hits, including a solo home run to Logan Forsythe, but struck out two on Saturday to notch his 13th save of the season.

He's been very effective this season, but with Perkins having pitched on back-to-back days and three of the last four, look for someone else to take on ninth inning duties should the Twins have a save chance on Sunday.

Glen Perkins RP MIN 2 weeks ago

Perkins picked up save number 12 on Friday to close out a win against Tampa Bay.

Although Perkins gave up two hits in the ninth, he got out of the jam without surrendering a run to earn yet another save. He's been very impressive up to this point with an ERA of 1.10. Despite the two base runners, Perkins needed just 11 pitches to close out the ninth.

Glen Perkins RP MIN 3 weeks ago

Perkins collected his 11th save of the season Saturday, giving up two hits and striking out one in a scoreless ninth inning.

He's now got a 1.26 ERA, 0.77 WHIP and 13:0 K:BB ratio in 14.1 innings. Despite missing time in spring training with an oblique strain, Perkins has been lights out since Opening Day.

Glen Perkins RP MIN 3 weeks ago

Perkins earned his ninth save of the season Tuesday against the A's, giving up an earned run but striking out two batters.

It wasn't pretty for Perkins, but he's still tied for third in saves in the American League now. Prior to allowing the run Tuesday, his ERA was down to 0.82, and his WHIP is still just 0.75.

Glen Perkins RP MIN 4 weeks ago

Perkins pitched a clean ninth inning on Saturday to notch his eighth save of the season.

He may not be available Sunday after working back-to-back games, but Perkins has been lights out so far this season with a 0.82 ERA, 0.64 WHIP and 9:0 K:BB ratio in 11 innings.

Glen Perkins RP MIN 4 weeks ago

Perkins logged his seventh save of the season with a scoreless ninth inning as the Twins shut out the White Sox 1-0 on Friday night. He worked around a pair of hits while striking out one.

Perkins missed time with an oblique injury in spring training, but he has shown no signs of it during the regular season as he continues to be one of the more reliable closers in baseball.

Glen Perkins RP MIN 1 month ago

Perkins threw a scoreless ninth inning to earn his sixth save of the season in Tuesday's win over Detroit.

Perkins really earned this save with a one-run lead and Miguel Cabrera leading off the inning. Despite a forearm injury that caused him to miss the final two weeks of the 2014 season and an oblique injury in spring training, Perkins has looked in top shape with a 8:0 K:BB ratio in 10 innings.

Glen Perkins RP MIN 1 month ago

Perkins picked up his fifth save of the season in Sunday's victory over the Mariners. He did not allow anyone to reach base and also struck out a batter.

Perkins sat with just two saves following his Apr. 21 appearance, but Sunday's save was his second in as many nights, and third in five days. He has been exceptional this season, giving up just one earned run and five hits in eight innings while posting an 8:0 K:BB ratio.