And That Happened: Monday's scores and recaps

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Only two games? Hardly worth the effort.

Brewers 14, Indians 12:
I started to watch this one, but eventually realized that life is too
short to watch ugly baseball. I do wonder, however, how Ben Francisco,
Jhonny Peralta and Mike Cameron feel about going a collective 0-13 on a
night when the pitchers couldn’t get anyone else out.

Angles 9, Giants 7:
Another pitching-free game. I wonder if the four teams playing last
night decided that they needed to score enough for all 30. Oh, and
remember those 11 minutes at the beginning of the season when we
thought that Barry Zito had finally figured it out? Yeah, guess not:
3.2 IP, 10 H, 7 ER.

Report: Glen Perkins will retire from baseball

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According to MLB.com’s Rhett Bollinger, Twins GM Thad Levine told 1390 Granite City Sports that reliever Glen Perkins will retire.

Perkins, 34, has battled shoulder injuries over the last two years, limiting him to a total of 7 2/3 innings between 2016-17. His decision doesn’t come as much of a surprise given the circumstances. The Twins declined his $6.5 million club option back in October, making him a free agent.

Across parts of 12 seasons, all with the Twins, Perkins compiled a 3.88 ERA with 120 saves and a 504/158 K/BB ratio in 624 1/3 innings. He ranked among baseball’s best closers from 2013-15, racking up 102 of those saves with a 3.08 ERA. The lefty made the American League All-Star team in each of those three seasons.