Glen Perkins News Archive
Perkins was shut down for the season with a left forearm strain secondary nerve irritation in his elbow, but doesn't have any structural damage, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
While Perkins is undergoing tests, the Twins believe he has nerve irritation in his left arm and will not need surgery, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Perkins will undergo tests on his neck and shoulder and won't be available until Friday at the soonest, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
The Twins are worried about Perkins' health and may shut him down for the season, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "We just want him to be honest with us and not hurt himself," said manager Ron Gardenhire.
Perkins was charged with his seventh blown save of the season Tuesday, but was also able to pick up his fourth win after the Twins were able to walk-off the Tigers in the bottom of the ninth.
Perkins returned from a stiff neck and promptly blew the save against the White Sox on Saturday, giving up a walk and a two-run home run to Dayan Viciedo while recording only one out.
Perkins (neck) will likely be available out of the Twins' bullpen Wednesday, LaVelle Neal of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Perkins (neck) is day-to-day after an MRI revealed no structural damage, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
Perkins (neck) will not be available for Saturday's game, and he could miss further action as well, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.
Perkins wasn't available for Friday's loss to the Angels due to a stiff neck, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.