"My goal is to help wherever I can. To think otherwise would be incredibly selfish on my part," he said. "I checked my ego when I had surgery."
Twins reinstate Perkins from DL, after 16-month stay →
"All I want to do is get back on that mound one more time," Perkins said Sunday. "Anything after that is just a bonus."
Perkins hopes to rejoin Twins after 3 outings over next week →