Since getting his first save of the 2012 season on June 20, 2012, Perkins has 34 saves with a 2.21 ERA in 69 1/3 innings pitched and an 82/10 strikeout-to-walk ratio. His strikeout rate is 10.6 per nine innings. He's allowed only 46 hits for a WHIP (walks and hits allowed per inning pitched) of 0.81. ... Simply put, Perkins has been as good, if not better, than Nathan.
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Can Perkins dominate for years like Nathan did? Is Perkins even better?