Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:09:23 -0700
Chicago White Sox OF Alejandro De Aza cracked a two-run home run in the second inning, and a solo home run in the sixth inning, in the opening day win Monday, March 31, against the Minnesota Twins. It was his first-career multi-homer game. He is also the first White Sox player to homer twice in an opener since former 1B Jim Thome back in 2008, and first by a White Sox player in a season opener at home since Minnie Minoso turned the trick in 1960.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:52:21 -0800
Chicago White Sox special assistant Jim Thome said he'd like to manage in the major leagues one day. Thome has yet to officially retire.
Fri, 01 Mar 2013 07:53:04 -0800
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire wants the team to sign free-agent DH Jim Thome (Orioles).
Mon, 25 Feb 2013 12:34:25 -0800
Contrary to a previous item, the Minnesota Twins talked with free-agent DH Jim Thome's (Orioles) agent about a month ago, and the two sides could resume talks, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions. Thome is working out in Arizona and is serious about resuming his playing career. He might desire a guaranteed roster spot, though.
Sat, 09 Feb 2013 10:37:17 -0800
The Minnesota Twins have not given consideration to bringing back free-agent DH Jim Thome (Orioles) this offseason.
Thu, 07 Feb 2013 13:32:35 -0800
The Cleveland Indians are no longer pursuing free-agent DH Jim Thome (Orioles) and do not want to commit a roster spot to a designated hitter. Thome is healthy and working out and is open to signing with other squads.
Mon, 04 Feb 2013 05:05:27 -0800
The Cleveland Indians could sign free-agent DH Jim Thome (Orioles).
Wed, 23 Jan 2013 07:19:32 -0800
The Cleveland Indians are still seeking a hitter and have interest in DH Travis Hafner (Indians) and DH Jim Thome (Orioles). They aren't interested in DH Manny Ramirez (Athletics).
Wed, 23 Jan 2013 01:43:32 -0800
The Tampa Bay Rays still are shopping for a DH and perhaps another outfielder, and the Tampa Bay Times notes that many familiar faces remain on the free-agent market. Among the former Rays who could return at DH are Luke Scott, Dan Johnson and Aubrey Huff. Other free-agent possibilities mentioned include Travis Hafner, Jim Thome and Carlos Lee.
Sat, 12 Jan 2013 10:29:59 -0800
The New York Yankees do not have interest in free-agent DH Jim Thome (Orioles).