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IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date3-2-1983
Height6' 0"
Weight205 lbs
Age35 years, 6 months, 19 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
0.62014
0.82015
0.02016
-0.32017
-0.12018
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2006 MIN MLB 4 0 5.7 0 0 0 3 0 6 0 .259 103 4.8 0.0 0.0 9.5 21% .214 .113 0.53 1.06 1.59 90 4.59 93.5 0.1
2007 MIN MLB 19 0 28.7 0 0 0 23 12 20 2 .260 96 7.2 3.8 0.6 6.3 41% .266 .230 1.22 4.28 3.14 107 6.07 125.6 -0.2
2008 MIN MLB 26 26 151.0 12 4 0 183 39 74 25 .263 96 10.9 2.3 1.5 4.4 39% .304 .296 1.47 5.16 4.41 116 5.73 122.2 -0.3
2009 MIN MLB 18 17 96.3 6 7 0 120 23 45 13 .257 103 11.2 2.1 1.2 4.2 49% .314 .267 1.48 4.70 5.89 108 5.26 112.9 0.3
2010 MIN MLB 13 1 21.7 1 1 0 29 5 14 3 .250 111 12.0 2.1 1.2 5.8 53% .361 .315 1.57 4.80 5.82 108 5.49 123.9 -0.1
2011 MIN MLB 65 0 61.7 4 4 2 55 21 65 2 .265 104 8.0 3.1 0.3 9.5 52% .323 .227 1.23 2.44 2.48 86 3.27 76.1 1.1
2012 MIN MLB 70 0 70.3 3 1 16 57 16 78 8 .259 105 7.3 2.0 1.0 10.0 44% .278 .222 1.04 3.11 2.56 81 2.99 68.5 1.5
2013 MIN MLB 61 0 62.7 2 0 36 43 15 77 5 .267 101 6.2 2.2 0.7 11.1 37% .271 .203 0.93 2.51 2.30 80 2.95 70.7 1.2
2014 MIN MLB 63 0 61.7 4 3 34 62 11 66 7 .261 108 9.0 1.6 1.0 9.6 36% .316 .259 1.18 3.12 3.65 94 3.74 91.8 0.6
2015 MIN MLB 60 0 57.0 3 5 32 58 10 54 9 .265 107 9.2 1.6 1.4 8.5 34% .297 .240 1.19 3.78 3.32 100 3.52 82.2 0.8
2016 MIN MLB 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 5 1 3 0 .256 102 22.5 4.5 0.0 13.5 38% .625 .416 3.00 1.60 9.00 84 2.85 63.2 0.0
2017 MIN MLB 8 0 5.7 0 0 0 8 5 2 0 .252 113 12.7 7.9 0.0 3.2 38% .333 .360 2.29 6.66 9.53 136 9.32 198.5 -0.3
CareerMLB40944624.3352512064615850474.2611029.32.31.17.342%.305.2571.293.913.881024.70104.52.9

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2004 QUD A 9 9 48.3 2 1 0 33 12 49 2 .000 6.1 2.2 0.4 9.1 0% .250 .000 0.93 2.91 1.30 0 0.00 0.0
2004 ELZ Rk 3 3 12.0 1 0 0 8 4 22 0 .000 6.0 3.0 0.0 16.5 0% .381 .000 1.00 1.04 2.25 0 0.00 0.0
2005 FTM A+ 10 9 55.0 3 2 0 41 13 66 2 .298 96 6.7 2.1 0.3 10.8 41% .250 .144 0.98 2.28 2.13 0 0.00 0.0
2005 NBR AA 14 14 79.0 4 4 0 80 35 67 4 .263 91 9.1 4.0 0.5 7.6 40% .321 .263 1.46 3.74 4.90 106 5.46 106.3
2005 SUR Wnt 7 7 32.0 1 0 0 28 6 39 2 .000 7.9 1.7 0.6 11.0 0% -.553 .000 1.06 3.17 2.53 0 0.00 0.0
2006 MIN MLB 4 0 5.7 0 0 0 3 0 6 0 .259 103 4.8 0.0 0.0 9.5 21% .214 .113 0.53 1.06 1.59 90 4.59 93.5
2006 NBR AA 23 23 117.2 4 11 0 109 45 131 11 .257 77 8.4 3.5 0.8 10.1 38% .317 .250 1.31 3.37 3.92 87 2.94 91.7
2006 ROC AAA 1 1 4.2 0 1 0 6 5 3 0 .261 92 12.9 10.7 0.0 6.4 48% .279 .232 2.62 5.22 2.14 100 4.69 105.9
2007 MIN MLB 19 0 28.7 0 0 0 23 12 20 2 .260 96 7.2 3.8 0.6 6.3 41% .266 .230 1.22 4.28 3.14 107 6.07 125.6
2007 FTM A+ 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 .271 81 27.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 50% .400 .613 3.00 16.30 27.00 105 7.65 117.8
2007 NBR AA 3 3 7.3 0 2 0 11 7 7 4 .260 106 13.6 8.6 4.9 8.6 40% .333 .375 2.47 11.33 11.10 113 6.97 112.5
2007 ROC AAA 1 1 6.0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 .230 91 3.0 1.5 1.5 3.0 65% .062 .125 0.50 5.17 1.50 102 4.87 105.3
2007 TWI Rk 3 3 5.0 0 0 0 3 2 6 0 .262 94 5.4 3.6 0.0 10.8 33% .250 .172 1.00 2.84 1.80 0 0.00 0.0
2008 MIN MLB 26 26 151.0 12 4 0 183 39 74 25 .263 96 10.9 2.3 1.5 4.4 39% .304 .296 1.47 5.16 4.41 116 5.73 122.2
2008 ROC AAA 7 6 33.3 2 1 0 28 19 27 2 .269 77 7.6 5.1 0.5 7.3 39% .187 .218 1.41 4.28 2.97 106 4.02 88.1
2009 MIN MLB 18 17 96.3 6 7 0 120 23 45 13 .257 103 11.2 2.1 1.2 4.2 49% .314 .267 1.48 4.70 5.89 108 5.26 112.9
2009 FTM A+ 2 2 11.0 1 0 0 8 1 9 2 .250 95 6.5 0.8 1.6 7.4 56% .200 .221 0.82 4.19 2.45 97 3.99 93.3
2009 TWI Rk 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 74 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 67% .000 -.046 0.00 3.31 0.00 94 3.62 83.1
2010 MIN MLB 13 1 21.7 1 1 0 29 5 14 3 .250 111 12.0 2.1 1.2 5.8 53% .361 .315 1.57 4.80 5.82 108 5.49 123.9
2010 ROC AAA 26 24 124.0 4 9 0 160 36 98 14 .258 100 11.6 2.6 1.0 7.1 46% .352 .284 1.58 4.16 5.81 104 5.92 126.9
2011 MIN MLB 65 0 61.7 4 4 2 55 21 65 2 .265 104 8.0 3.1 0.3 9.5 52% .323 .227 1.23 2.44 2.48 86 3.27 76.1
2011 ROC AAA 2 1 3.0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 .254 87 12.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 60% .400 .206 1.33 1.90 0.00 94 4.63 103.9
2012 MIN MLB 70 0 70.3 3 1 16 57 16 78 8 .259 105 7.3 2.0 1.0 10.0 44% .278 .222 1.04 3.11 2.56 81 2.99 68.5
2013 MIN MLB 61 0 62.7 2 0 36 43 15 77 5 .267 101 6.2 2.2 0.7 11.1 37% .271 .203 0.93 2.51 2.30 80 2.95 70.7
2013 USA int 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 3 2 2 0 .000 13.5 9.0 0.0 9.0 0% .429 .000 2.50 4.63 9.00 0 0.00 0.0
2014 MIN MLB 63 0 61.7 4 3 34 62 11 66 7 .261 108 9.0 1.6 1.0 9.6 36% .316 .259 1.18 3.12 3.65 94 3.74 91.8
2015 MIN MLB 60 0 57.0 3 5 32 58 10 54 9 .265 107 9.2 1.6 1.4 8.5 34% .297 .240 1.19 3.78 3.32 100 3.52 82.2
2016 MIN MLB 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 5 1 3 0 .256 102 22.5 4.5 0.0 13.5 38% .625 .416 3.00 1.60 9.00 84 2.85 63.2
2017 MIN MLB 8 0 5.7 0 0 0 8 5 2 0 .252 113 12.7 7.9 0.0 3.2 38% .333 .360 2.29 6.66 9.53 136 9.32 198.5
2017 FTM A+ 3 1 2.7 0 0 0 4 1 4 1 .248 117 13.5 3.4 3.4 13.5 38% .429 .373 1.88 6.30 10.12 97 4.01 98.8
2017 CHT AA 3 0 2.7 0 1 0 1 3 3 0 .251 3.4 10.1 0.0 10.1 33% .167 .236 1.50 4.23 6.75 110 5.42 133.0
2017 TWI Rk 2 2 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 .250 101 4.5 4.5 0.0 13.5 75% .250 .156 1.00 1.90 0.00 96 4.92 102.2

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 2324 0.5693 0.4892 0.8540 0.6463 0.2817 0.8877 0.7518 0.1460
2009 1438 0.5348 0.4715 0.8761 0.6424 0.2750 0.9190 0.7609 0.1239
2010 342 0.5702 0.4649 0.8050 0.5897 0.2993 0.8696 0.6364 0.1950
2011 889 0.5377 0.5152 0.7620 0.6381 0.3723 0.8787 0.5294 0.2380
2012 1046 0.5373 0.5153 0.7199 0.6584 0.3492 0.8108 0.5207 0.2801
2013 944 0.5456 0.5138 0.7134 0.6524 0.3473 0.7768 0.5705 0.2866
2014 934 0.5921 0.5385 0.7634 0.6673 0.3517 0.8374 0.5597 0.2366
2015 825 0.5430 0.5527 0.7829 0.6853 0.3952 0.8632 0.6174 0.2171
2016 48 0.4167 0.4583 0.6364 0.5000 0.4286 1.0000 0.3333 0.3636
2017 123 0.5285 0.4878 0.8333 0.7231 0.2241 0.8936 0.6154 0.1667
Career89130.55290.50450.79830.65080.3230.86350.64360.2017

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-09-17 2014-09-29 DTD 12 11 Left Elbow Nerve Injury and Forearm Strain -
2014-09-05 2014-09-13 DTD 8 6 - Neck Stiffness -
2014-06-14 2014-06-19 DTD 5 5 - Low Back Soreness -
2013-10-01 2013-10-01 Off 0 0 Right Knee Surgery 2013-10-01 -
2013-05-10 2013-05-15 DTD 5 5 Left Trunk Soreness Ribcage - -
2012-04-26 2012-04-29 DTD 3 1 Left Knee Contusion Falling Down Stairs - -
2012-04-15 2012-04-19 DTD 4 4 Left Forearm Inflammation - -
2011-09-01 2011-09-07 DTD 6 6 Left Forearm Soreness - -
2011-05-22 2011-06-16 15-DL 25 22 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2010-03-22 2010-04-10 Camp 19 5 Low Back Strain -
2010-03-07 2010-03-09 Camp 2 0 Low Back Tightness -
2009-08-09 2009-09-01 15-DL 23 21 Left Shoulder Inflammation -
2009-07-22 2009-07-22 DTD 0 0 Left Shoulder Inflammation -
2009-07-02 2009-07-11 DTD 9 7 General Medical Illness -
2009-05-19 2009-06-16 15-DL 28 26 Left Elbow Nerve Injury Ulnar Neuritis -
2009-04-20 2009-04-26 DTD 6 4 Right Thigh Contusion -
2007-05-22 2007-09-11 60-DL 112 100 Left Shoulder Strain -
2005-04-15 2005-04-22 Minors 7 3 Left Wrist Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 MIN $6,500,000
2016 MIN $6,300,000
2015 MIN $4,650,000
2014 MIN $4,025,000
2013 MIN $2,500,000
2012 MIN $1,550,000
2011 MIN $700,000
2009 MIN $430,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$26,655,000
8 yrTotal$26,655,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 10 dISE Baseball4 years/$22.175M (2014-17), 2018 option

Details
  • 4 years/$22.175M (2014-17), plus 2018 club option. Signed extension 3/14/14, replacing previous contract. 14:$4.025M, 15:$4.65M, 16:$6.3M, 17:$6.5M, 18:$6.5M club option, $0.7M buyout. Award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star. Limited no-trade protection allowing Perkins to block deals to three clubs. If traded, 2018 option becomes player option. Minnesota declined 2018 option 10/17. Retired 1/18.
  • 3 years/$10.3M (2013-15), plus 2016 club option. Signed extension with Minnesota 3/8/12. 13:$2.5M, 14:$3.75M, 15:$3.75M, 16:$4.5M club option, $0.3M buyout. Performance bonuses based on games finished, beginning in 2013. Award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection.
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2012). Re-signed by Minnesota 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.7M (2011). Re-signed by Minnesota 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10. Optioned to Triple-A 3/31/10.
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2009). Re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09. Optioned to Triple-A 9/2/09. Received additional seven days of Major League service time during 2009-10 off-season by settling grievance over demotion.
  • 1 year (2008). Re-signed by Minnesota 2/27/08. Recalled 5/10/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Optioned to Triple-A 3/07. Recalled 4/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Contract purchased by Minnesota 9/06.
  • Drafted by Minnesota 2004 (1-22) (University of Minnesota). $1.425M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .318 .357 .424 .264
11 vs R (Multi) .235 .272 .409 .241
18 Split (Multi) .083 .085 .015 .023
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.064 -.025
30 vs L (2016) .400 .400 .800 .408
31 vs R (2016) .600 .571 .600 .422
38 Split (2016) -.200 -.171 .200 -.014
39 LgAvg (2016) -.022 -.023 -.071 -.028

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-10-19 19:00:00 (link to chat)I know it's hard to predict, but do you see AJ Ramos, Glen Perkins, Tom Wilhelmson, Arlodis Vizcaino and Scott Tolleson are all closing next year?
(Peter from IL)
They should all start with the job (with the possible exception of Wilhelmson), but none is a great bet. I'd rank them Tolleson, Perkins, Ramos, Vizcaino, Wilhelmson, but in terms of job security Vizcaino is higher than anyone but Perkins. (Tout Wars Champ Mike Gianella)
2014-03-12 14:00:00 (link to chat)Other than Brandon McCarthy, who seems to be the stock answer, do you have a favorite player (or parody account) to follow on Twitter?
(Tom from Eugene, OR.)
I don't spend a ton of time on Twitter (I just sort of make surgical strikes when I want to tweet something or respond to something someone tweeted at me), so I miss a lot. Glen Perkins (@glen_perkins) seems like a pretty good follow. (Ben Lindbergh)
2014-03-14 09:00:00 (link to chat)Made a bit of a blockbuster in a 10-team dynasty league. Traded Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth, David Robertson, Glen Perkins, Zach Greinke, plus prospects (farm roster) Joey Gallo and Eddie Butler. Got back Ryan Braun, Carlos Gomez, Homer Bailey, and prospects Xander Bogaerts and Billy Hamilton. I like the trade for me as I can play Xander and Billy right away, but I have my concerns over Harper breaking out. What do you think?
(Sara from Tacoma)
Hi Sara:

Wow, that is a blockbuster! In a league that size, I like that trade for you in the here and now. You got four potential impact players and a strong pitcher in Bailey for two potential impact guys in Harper and Werth with two closers and Greinke. A lot depends on what happens with Gallo and Butler, but if you're playing for this year (and flags fly forever, as we like to say around here) you did well. (Mike Gianella)
2013-02-15 12:00:00 (link to chat)Which lower tier closers have the best chance at becoming elite, if any.
(rupertoooo from Lorton, VA)
time to plug my closer matrix article! http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19615 -- I would love to see David Hernandez get a shot at closing. I like Bobby Parnell, Glen Perkins, and Greg Holland. (Jason Collette)
2013-02-15 12:00:00 (link to chat)I offered Starlin Castro, Ian Kennedy, Glen Perkins and Gary Brown for Adam Jones, Billy Hamilton, and Michael Pineda in 20-team dynasty. The leagues uses LF/CF/RF over OF, and has deep pitching requirements. The manager I proposed this to has McCutchen in CF, Jones is his DH. He has nobody at SS currently (my backup is Segura). He proposes back Robinson Cano, Starlin Castro, and Ian Kennedy for Adam Jones, Neil Walker, Jason Vargas, and Michael Pineda. I'm not off my game when I say this guy is one suit short of a full deck, am I?
(Louis from Glendale)
I'd trade one of my kids before I traded away Billy Hamilton in a league. For him to take Hamilton out of the deal and ask you to throw in Cano is rather entertaining. Who does he think you are, Jeff Loria? (Jason Collette)
2013-02-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)I really need a SS and could use upgrades at SP. I own Andrew McCutchen in a league that uses LF/CF/RF. I have been offered Starlin Castro, Ian Kennedy, and Glen Perkins (closer for Min.) for Adam Jones, Billy Hamilton, and Michael Pineda. Should I take this deal?
(Donald from Chicago)
It sounds like you're going for 2013 and this deal really aids your 2013 run so I'm on board with it. Tough to give up that potential of Hamilton, but Castro is a blossoming stud in his own right and I've always like Kennedy. (Paul Sporer)
2013-01-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hello, I am in a 12-team, 8-man keeper league and have six of my keepers set but am having trouble determining my last two. They are all cheap pitchers and none are ideal but ... anyways, the choices are Brandon McCarthy ($6), Justin Masterson ($5), Randall Delgado ($2) and Glen Perkins ($1). What are your thoughts? Thanks
(Tony from Minneapolis)
I like Perkins the best. He's the cheapest and there is a chance he saves some games this year. (Josh Shepardson)
2012-05-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)when will Glen Perkins start closing?
(Abe Froman from Chicago)
As soon as the Twins create enough save opportunities for Matt Capps to implode two or three times in a two-week span. (R.J. Anderson)
2009-12-09 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who wins a Perkins-Kouzmanoff trade?
(paulbellows from Calgary)
Glen Perkins, who would make a decent amount of money moving to the NL and Petco. I don't think much of Kouzmanoff, and if the Twins think they can get better by adding a slow right-handed hitter with no OBP... (Joe Sheehan)


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