Tag Archives: Glen Perkins

Numbers show: Don’t put your closer in when the game is tied

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

From Mariano Rivera to Craig Kimbrel, Trevor Hoffman to Joe Nathan, the game of baseball has seen many great closers come and go. Recently, it seems as if the role of closer has been magnified as bullpens specialize more and more. Closers have a certain mojo. Rivera came out to “Enter Sandman” by Metallica. Hoffman came out to AC/DC’s “Hell’s Bells.” It sends ...

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Glen Perkins signs 4-year deal with Minnesota Twins

Glen Perkins

Glen Perkins and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a four-year deal that guarantees Perkins $22.1 million. Perkins, 31, eagerly approached the Twins in wanting a new deal and he was rewarded. “I approached them because I wanted to be here,” Perkins said.  “I believe in what we’re doing here and I wanted to be a part of that.” Perkins ...

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