Former Twin Jim Thome played third base in a sentimental gesture for Cleveland’s last home game of the season. It’s the first time in 15 years Thome’s played the position. It lasted a single pitch. Most fans know him as a designated hitter. The Twins won that game 6-4.
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Jim Thome hit a home run in the ninth inning off of Joe Nathan and the Indians beat the Twins, 7-6. It was Thome's first game back in Minnesota, and he received a video tribute before his first at-bat. The Twins have now lost six games in row and are now the second team in baseball with 90-losses.
Thome still eager to play in 2012
Former Twins slugger Jim Thome hopes to be in a major league lineup in 2012. The 41-year-old slugger is a free agent after finishing the season with the Cleveland Indians. He has 604 home runs, hitting his 600th in a Minnesota uniform. He told an audience in Cleveland today that he'd like to play with the Indians again
Thome's homer helps Phillies take series over Twins
Jim Thome's three-run homer in the third inning lifted the Phillies over the Twins, 6-1 Thursday night at Target Field. The game was tied, 1-1 before Thome's second homer in as many days. Trevor Plouffe homered for a third straight game for the Twins.
Rest easy: Thome's home run ball recovered from flower box
That home run Jim Thome hit into a Target Field flower box last night has finally been found. The Twins say a stadium worker fished it out of the dirt after the game ended. During the broadcast, fans sitting in the front row were seen looking for the ball, but had no luck.
Former Twins slugger Jim Thome traded to Orioles
Former Twins star Jim Thome has yet another new home. Thome, who was traded by the Twins to the Cleveland Indians about a year ago before ending up with Philadelphia, was traded by the Phillies Saturday to the Baltimore Orioles for two minor leaguers. The slugger is tied for seventh on the all-time home run list with Sammy Sosa with 609 homers.
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