Ep. 55: A Stat-Savvy Closer With Glen Perkins

The Ringer's Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann play "College Baseball Player, Figure From American History, or Nicolas Cage Character?" (02:40) and talk to Twins pitcher Glen Perkins about his return from a torn labrum (09:45), embracing advanced stats (18:00) and preaching sabermetrics to teammates (30:30), reliever valuation and usage (33:30), and setting an entrance-song trend (38:24).

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