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Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Glen Perkins (15) reacts after beating the Chicago White Sox at Target Field. The Twins won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Twins’ Perkins, Suzuki named to AL All-Star team


By Mike Berardino

St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS — In the weeks leading up to Sunday’s announcement, Glen Perkins tried to play it cool.

If he were selected for the first Twin Cities All-Star Game in three decades, that would be great. If not, so be it.

After the Twins closer finally learned he would be joining catcher Kurt Suzuki at Target Field on July 15, Perkins came clean.

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