Glen Perkins earned his sixth save of the season on Saturday despite allowing one run on two hits, including a home run, with two strikeouts.
Perkins is now tied for second in saves among American League closers despite pitching for a Twins team that owns the second worst team pitching ERA in the American League.ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Rangers released OF Nate Schierholtz.
Schierholtz was informed that he would not make the team, and the outfielder opted to request his release from the club instead of being sent to the minors. He'll now search for another club that can provide him with a spot on the 25-man roster. Analysis: Ben Diamond