Perkins still in Minnesota with forearm injury

While the Twins are in New York playing the Yankees, Glen Perkins is still in Minnesota. Perkins complained of a tender forearm and an MRI scan revealed irritation in his forearm. General manager Terry Ryan says Perkins is "day-to-day", but he'll remain in Minnesota until at least Wednesday.
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While the Twins are in New York playing the Yankees, Glen Perkins is still in Minnesota. Perkins complained of a tender forearm and an MRI scan revealed irritation in his forearm. General manager Terry Ryan says Perkins is "day-to-day", but he'll remain in Minnesota until at least Wednesday.

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