• Twins closer Glen Perkins converts two-thirds of a save with his fly down

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 21, 2013
    That almost has to be true, or else how could we possibly explain Matt Holliday hitting a home run with his zipper all the way down earlier this season, and how else can we explain Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins recording two-thirds of his save on Friday night under those same circumstances. Not only did Glen Perkins earn the save in Minnesota's 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night, he salvaged his pride by being able to have fun at his own expense. Perkins should be more likely to get mistaken for Brian Duensing, another left-handed reliever with the Twins. Baseball is by no means an easy game, but apparently much of the difficulty is eliminated by playing with your fly down. OK, so maybe it happens more often than we're aware of , but these two instances were pretty prominent given the players involved, the situation in the game, and the outcomes for each.
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    • Glen Perkins corrects Indians on Twitter after twice being called ‘Scott Perkins’

      It's Glen RT @Indians: #MNTwins and Scott Perkins hold on for a 3-2 win for the second straight night. — Glen Perkins (@glen_perkins) July 21, 2013 But if he were Scott Perkins, then Scott would be spelled with one "t." All-Star left-hander Gl…
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