Glen Perkins

Twins Blow Lead, Comeback To Stun Tigers 4-3
The Detroit Tigers were barely finished celebrating another go-ahead homer in the ninth inning when an ill-advised dive and an infield single cost them a victory.

Aaron Hicks hit a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 4-3 victory over the AL Central-leading T…
Royals Stun Twins 2-1 On Gordon's Walk-Off HR
Alcides Escobar led off the ninth inning with a blooper to shallow right for a single, and Alex Gordon swatted the second pitch he saw over the right-field wall to give the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals a dramatic 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Amarista And Smith Help Padres Top Twins 5-4 In 10
At the crack of the bat, San Diego Padres manager Bud Black didn't think center fielder Alexi Amarista had a chance to get Eduardo Escobar's screaming line drive.

Step by blazing step, it didn't take Amarista long to give Black and the rest of his team some much-needed hope.
Heating Up: Mauer Helps Twins Top White Sox Again, 4-3
The fastball flew past Adam Dunn's bat at 95 miles per hour to end the game, and Glen Perkins pivoted on the mound to give his left arm an exaggerated pump.

Perkins and the Minnesota Twins survived another tenuous ninth inning by their normally dominant closer to beat the Chicago White Sox aga…

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