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Glen Weston Perkins

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[edit] Biographical Information

Pitcher Glen Perkins was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the first round of the 2004 amateur draft. He was signed by scout Mark Wilson for a $1.425 million bonus and made his pro debut that summer.

Perkins made his big league debut late in the 2006 season.

In 2014, playing in the All-Star Game for the second straight year, he got the honor of preserving the American League's 5-3 lead in the 9th inning in front of hometown fans at Target Field. He fulfilled his duty with aplomb, retiring Miguel Montero, Josh Harrison and Charlie Blackmon in order to earn the save.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • 2-time AL All-Star (2013 & 2014)
  • 30 Saves Seasons: 1 (2013)

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