Ah, the power of Twitter. It can unite lost loves, high school alum, and sports fans with their beloved fans.

Big-time Minnesota Twins fan and college student Alex Berg needed a little extra help from ace closing pitcher Glen Perkin's. Watch the exchange unfold on a Twitter feed:

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Do athletes and celebrities really read these things?...

Perkins didn't pitch, but he was still a hero to four people in the stands. As an added bonus, the Twins won 5 - 0. And now, the thank you...

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I wouldn't expect every sports star responding to a Twitter message but I'll give it a shot and let you know how it goes...

Twit pic screenshot @DanCollins57108