#MNTwins: Glen Perkins 'blindsided' by continued back issues. By @JaceFrederick http://t.co/9iVVqwaXt1
Perkins Can't Hold Lead in Twins Loss
Perkins Aims for Friday Return from Back Injury
Perkins Resumes Throwing After Back Injury
No significant improvement in Glen Perkins' back condition over past 48 hours, Molitor said.
Still no baseball activity for Glen Perkins, though back spasms are now "under control," per Molitor. Still has "some discomfort."
Glen Perkins is progressing slowly, Molitor said. Becoming less and less likely he'll join the Twins on the road trip.
Twinsights: Glen Perkins (back) making slow improvement, plus other #MNTwins notes
Twinsights: Ailing closer Glen Perkins considering injection in lower back. #MNTwins
Video: Phil Hughes on fellow back patient Glen Perkins: "Every time I see him he's just laying there." #MNTwins http://t.co/DO8cdwC0w5
Glen Perkins received a cortisone injection in his back today, Molitor said. They still expect him to return this season.
Glen Perkins told assistant GM Rob Antony he already feels better after the injection. Hopes to play catch this weekend and return soon.
Glen Perkins had a very positive day after receiving cortisone injection.
Twinsights: Glen Perkins (back) could resume playing catch by weekend after cortisone injection. #MNTwins
More on Phil Hughes' simulated game, plus updates on Glen Perkins and Miguel Sano: http://t.co/pfYuAmxqgs
Video: Phil Hughes on fellow back patient Glen Perkins: "Every time I see him he's just laying there." #MNTwins http://t.co/Trlq4rWhrA
Glen Perkins (back) played catch out to 90 feet today. First time he's thrown since Sept. 1. Previously did simulated throwing in pool.
Twinsights: Glen Perkins (back) takes another step on the comeback trail. #MNTwins
Glen Perkins (back) threw a 31-pitch bullpen session without any issues today. Plan is to throw again Wednesday before returning on Friday.
Glen Perkins threw 31 pitches today and was very pleased. Plans to throw in the bullpen on Wednesday and could be available this weekend
#MNTwins closer Glen Perkins threw a 31-pitch bullpen today and could return as early as Friday: http://t.co/7QtM1fSv0D
Glen Perkins threw a 36-pitch bullpen session today. FB and SL. All went well. Molitor, Allen watched closely. Looks good for Friday return.
Glen Perkins said his bullpen session went well and that he's on track to return on Friday.
Twinsights: Glen Perkins appears on track for Friday return after 2nd bullpen goes well. #MNTwins
#MNTwins: Closer Glen Perkins on track for Friday return. Pitching coach Neil Allen likes what he sees in bullpen. http://t.co/C0Bqw2kxPI
Solid outing from Glen Perkins - 3 big outs in the 8th. #MNTwins up 3-1 B8
I've only heard of a couple.
Best New Dancer: Miguel Sano
Most Creepy Dancer: Glen Perkins https://t.co/YrvgyDmHZe
Congratulations to Glen Perkins for winning Creepiest Dancer in the First Annual #ToriiAwards.
Glen Perkins coming in for the ninth with the #MNTwins up 4-0.
Glen Perkins now pitching. (non-save sit)
Glen Perkins just got ejected from a game after recording the final out. Don't see that often #twins
Carlos Santana has now homered four times in 13 career at-bats (.615 BA) vs. Glen Perkins.
No one else has more than two.
Glen Perkins walks Cabrera to load the bases to get to Victor Martinez with two outs in the seventh. Twins up 4-2.
Video: Glen Perkins calls 6-4 loss to #Tigers "beyond frustrating." #MNTwins http://t.co/nofm6xV9q0
Video 2: Glen Perkins with a few more thoughts on 6-4 loss and rocky second half. #MNTwins http://t.co/OT13nmP08a
Glen Perkins: “It’s beyond frustrating. I’m at a loss of words. It’s disappointing. This whole second half for me has been torture.”
More Glen Perkins: "If I pitched the way I know that I can and the way I have, we probably would’ve clinched a playoff spot."
The story on a tough loss to the Tigers that had Glen Perkins "beyond frustrated" http://t.co/gTNymytnA0
Video: Glen Perkins calls 6-4 loss to #Tigers "beyond frustrating." #MNTwins http://t.co/Dr2G1cc7Yc
Video 2: Glen Perkins with a few more thoughts on 6-4 loss and rocky second half. #MNTwins http://t.co/ZGw4RZ9VbR
After working five times in past 7 days, Glen Perkins might be unavailable tonight, Molitor said. 10.39 ERA since latest 17-day absence.
Twinsights: Breaking down Glen Perkins' recent struggles (10.39 ERA past 5 outings).