Glen Perkins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Surgery reveals Twins closer Glen Perkins had more shoulder damage than thought

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Twins closer Glen Perkins had surgery Thursday to repair a torn labrum and now faces a lengthy recovery. During the surgery, the labrum had to be reattached to the bone. If it wasn't detached, there was a chance Perkins' recovery would just be a few months. But the procedure done in Los Angeles..." June 24

  • Twins closer Glen Perkins to miss remainder of season

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Twins took the optimistic view about their injured closer, General Manager Terry Ryan said. Glen Perkins’ shoulder might heal with rest, the thinking went, might not require surgery, and might allow him to pitch again this season. No, no and nope. Perkins’ labrum is torn in his left..." June 17

  • Glen Perkins Has Torn Labrum; Season-Ending Surgery Likely

    MLB Trade Rumors "Twins closer Glen Perkins has been diagnosed with a torn labrum that will likely require season-ending surgery, reports La Velle E. Neal of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Neal notes that the extent of the tear, at this point, is not yet clear, though he adds that Perkins also has some problems with..." June 16

  • Perkins suffers setback: My shoulder 'just doesn't feel right'

    The Score "Sidelined since early April with a shoulder strain, Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins has suffered a setback in his recovery and won't play catch for the next seven days, further delaying an already lengthy rehab process. Perkins, who was scheduled to throw a bullpen session Monday for the..." May 22

  • Twins closer Glen Perkins goes on the DL with a shoulder strain

    Hardball Talk "Because the season had been going so well for the Twins as it was, now here’s this: Minnesota has placed closer Glen Perkins on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain. It’s unclear how severe this strain is but, like, it’s his shoulder, and that’s always serious for a pitcher...." April 13