Levine was asked about the pitcher's status for the upcoming season by a fan during a question-and-answer session. Levine responded that Perkins had retired to spend time with his family, while adding that there would be a job waiting for him with the Twins if he were interested.
The Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan braved a Twin Cities blizzard to get to St. Cloud Monday night. Outfielder Eddie Rosario, General Manager Thad Levine and broadcaster Dick Bremer were met by a crowd of hundreds at River's Edge Convention Center.
This is the first season the Twins have had multiple Gold Glove winners since 2007, when pitcher Johan Santana and center fielder Torii Hunter each took home the award. It is the first Gold Glove for anyone on the Twins since Joe Mauer won at catcher in 2010.
The Minnesota Twins are bringing back Paul Molitor as manager after he led a historic turnaround. The Twins announced Monday that Molitor is getting a new three-year deal that keeps him under contract through 2020.