Glen Perkins picked up his ninth save of the year despite allowing one run on two hits with two strikeouts over one inning against the Tigers on Friday.

After allowing four runs over his first three appearances to start the season Perkins has allowed just two over his next nine appearances. So, just chalk this up to a tough matchup versus a talented Tigers lineup. Despite allowing a run, Perkins was able to shut the door on his ninth consecutive save after blowing is one and only save of the season in his first opportunity of the year.ANALYST: Michael Pichan