Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:44:29 -0700
The Atlanta Braves reportedly reached out to former MLB 1B Jim Thome to fill their hitting coach vacancy but he wasn't interested in the job. Former Philadelphia Phillies hitting coach Milt Thompson and former Washington Nationals hitting coach Rick Eckstein are expected to be candidates for the position.
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 18:05:12 -0700
Chicago White Sox special assistant Jim Thome signed an honorary one-day contract with the Cleveland Indians Saturday, Aug. 2, and officially retired as a member of the team.
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).