The Twins will be represented by 2nd baseman Brian Dozier and left handed relief pitcher Glen Perkins at the Major League Baseball All Star game tonight in Cincinnati.  Dozier is making his first All Star appearance while Perkins will be appearing in his 3rd All Star game.

Dozier is hitting .256 with 19 homeruns and 50 RBIs and a major league leading 67 runs scored.  Dozier leads All American League 2nd baseman in homeruns and RBIs.

Glen Perkins leads in the American League with 28 saves in 28 save opportunities.  Perkins is expected to get the save opportunity tonight if the American League has a lead in the 9th inning.