July 15, 2014
Former Golden Gophers pitcher Glen Perkins earned the save as the American League won the MLB All-Star Game 5-3 at Target Field. It was the Twins closer’s second time chosen to the All-Star roster, but first time appearing in an All-Star Game.
Perkins, pitching to Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki, retired three National League batters in order in the ninth inning to earn the save. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Perkins is the third pitcher to earn an All-Star Game save in his home ballpark.
In 2013, the left-hander became the seventh former Gopher selected to an All-Star roster. Now all seven have seen All-Star Game action. Dick Siebert, who would go on to coach the Gophers, also played in an All-Star Game during his pro career.
20th Annual Dan Morgan Golf Open Set for Aug. 15
Medina Golf and Country Club will once again play host for the 20th Annual Dan Morgan Golf Open on Aug. 15.
Summer Roundup: July 20
The latest info and stats of Gophers in the majors, minors and summer leagues.
Gophers Sign Two More Student-Athletes
Two more student-athletes have joined the University of Minnesota Gophers to round out the incoming class, head coach John Anderson announced Tuesday.