Glen Perkins threw a perfect inning Thursday afternoon in a minor league game.
After giving up a run in an inning Saturday, Glen Perkins said that he's at full strength and completely recovered from the oblique strain that slowed him earlier in the month.
Glen Perkins (oblique) threw a scoreless inning Thursday in a minor league game.
Twins manager Paul Molitor said Wednesday that he has discussed using Glen Perkins in tie games on the road.
Glen Perkins (oblique) threw a bullpen session Tuesday and is scheduled to pitch in a minor league game on Thursday.
Glen Perkins (oblique) will throw a bullpen session on Saturday.
Glen Perkins (side) plans on playing catch on Friday.
Glen Perkins (side) did not throw his scheduled bullpen session Monday.
Glen Perkins (side) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Monday.
Twins manager Paul Molitor said Thursday that he will use Glen Perkins in a conventional closer role and doesn't plan on using him for more than one inning.
Glen Perkins (forearm, elbow) believes that he is fully recovered from the forearm strain and nerve irritation that ended his season prematurely, and he'll be ready to go for the start of spring training.
Glen Perkins has been shut down for the remainder of the 2014 season due to a left forearm strain and nerve irritation in his left elbow.
LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that Glen Perkins is dealing with "some nerve irritation and maybe a slight muscle strain" in his left elbow.
Glen Perkins will undergo an MRI exam on his left elbow/biceps area on Thursday.