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Glen Perkins had a pretty solid weekend on Twitter

Glen Perkins zipper

Minnesota Twins all-star closer Glen Perkins is having a pretty strong season on the mound, and he had a pretty solid weekend on Twitter. The relief pitcher closed out the first two games of the Twins’ series against the Cleveland Indians over the weekend — both 3-2 wins — but there were a couple of small hitches.

On Friday, he realized he was pitching with his zipper down:

The next day, he made sure the embarrassing mistake didn’t repeat itself:

Perkins then changed his Twitter avatar to the photo at the top of him fixing his fly. Then after closing out Saturday’s 3-2 win, Perkins correct the Cleveland Indians on Twitter for misspelling his name:

Look, Cleveland, this guy is an all-star. You can’t go around messing up his name like he’s some sort of nobody. Get it straight.

H/T Hot Clicks

Twins P Glen Perkins hooks fan up with tickets on Twitter

Glen-Perkins-TwinsMore often than not, fans who attempt to interact with their favorite players on Twitter will be ignored. Professional athletes have hundreds of thousands of followers in some instances, and it would be impossible for them to respond to ever fan who tweets at them. But one Twins fan reminded us over the weekend that it’s always worth a shot.

Alex Berg, a student at Bemidji State University and writer for the Bemidji Pioneer, reached out to Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins after he claims he was screwed when trying to buy tickets for Saturday’s game between the Twins and Texas Rangers. Here is the exchange that followed:

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