Phillies sign Thome; eyeing Cuddyer?

Former Twin and fan favorite Jim Thome signed a one-year deal with Philadelphia Saturday. Comcast SportsNet's Jim Salisbury says the Phillies are also pursuing Twins free-agent Michael Cuddyer.
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Former Twin and fan favorite Jim Thome signed a one-year deal with Philadelphia Saturday. Comcast SportsNet's Jim Salisbury says the Phillies are also pursuing Twins free-agent Michael Cuddyer.

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