Glen Perkins has been shut down for the remainder of the 2014 season due to a left forearm strain and nerve irritation in his left elbow.
LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that Glen Perkins is dealing with "some nerve irritation and maybe a slight muscle strain" in his left elbow.
Glen Perkins will undergo an MRI exam on his left elbow/biceps area on Thursday.
Glen Perkins (neck) won't pitch on Wednesday night.
Glen Perkins served up a three-run home run to blow a save opportunity against the Tigers Tuesday.
Glen Perkins allowed a solo home run but nothing more, earning the save in Sunday's win over the White Sox.
Glen Perkins blew his seventh save of the season as the Twins dropped the second half of a doubleheader Saturday night against the White Sox.
Glen Perkins (neck) was cleared to return to action Thursday.
Glen Perkins (neck) is aiming to return Wednesday.
An MRI taken Saturday evening on Glen Perkins' neck showed no structural damage.
Glen Perkins is out with a sore neck again Saturday versus the Angels.
Glen Perkins was unavailable for Friday's game against the Angels because of a stiff neck.
Glen Perkins gave up a two-run walk-off home run to suffer the blown save against the Royals on Tuesday.
Glen Perkins suffered his fourth blown save of the season in Wednesday's loss to the Padres.