Jim Thome

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Thome Homers, Liriano has 7 Ks, Twins Beat Brewers

Joe Mauer had his first three-hit game of the season and reached base in each of his four at-bats. Jim Thome hit his 594th career home run, a three-run shot in the first inning. Joe Nathan worked a 1-2-3 eighth.


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Morneau Headed To DL For Twins

Just as Joe Mauer and Tsuyoshi Nishioka are getting closer to returning to the Minnesota Twins, Justin Morneau is headed to the disabled list.


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Twins Put Thome, Kubel On 15-Day Disabled List

The Minnesota Twins have put designated hitters Jim Thome and Jason Kubel on the 15-day disabled list.


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Thome Leaves Game Early With Quad Injury

Minnesota Twins designated hitter Jim Thome left Wednesday night’s game against the Detroit Tigers with a leg injury.


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Twins Players Reflect On Killebrew’s Legend

Before Kirby Puckett, there was Harmon Killebrew, and when the Twins first arrived in Minnesota, he was the reason to go to the ballpark.


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Twins Update With Mike Max And Sid Hartman

Another late-inning Twins meltdown. WCCO Sports Reporters Mike Max and Sid Hartman both talked Twins baseball Tuesday morning with John Hines following the 8-7 loss to Seattle.


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Mariners Rally Past Twins In 10 For 6th Straight

Luis Rodriguez hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and the Seattle Mariners rallied to win their sixth straight game, beating Jim Thome and the Minnesota Twins 8-7 on Monday night.


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Twins Place Repko On 15-Day DL; Holm Optioned

The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Jason Repko on the 15-day disabled list with a sore left quad and called up Ben Revere from Triple-A Rochester.


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Thome Late Scratch For Twins

Minnesota Twins designated hitter Jim Thome was scratched from Tuesday night’s lineup against the Chicago White Sox because of a sore oblique muscle.


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Young, Thome Out For Twins Against Rays

Delmon Young pulled himself out of the lineup against Tampa Bay on Wednesday after being unable to get warmed up on the chilly night and the Minnesota Twins started the game with just one healthy bench player.


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Thome Hits 591st HR, Twins Beat Orioles 3-1

Jim Thome hit his 591st career home run and had two RBIs to back a dominating pitching performance by Scott Baker, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 Thursday night to salvage a split of the four-game series.


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Thome Returns To Chase 600th HR, 1st Ring

Jim Thome’s back still aches in the morning, just as it has for the past 10 years or so. The older he gets, the more the Minnesota Twins slugger has to do to get those discs and muscles warmed up and ready for another day on the diamond.


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Twins Sign Thome For 1 More Year

The Minnesota Twins have reached terms to keep powerhouse slugger Jim Thome on the roster for one more year.


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10 Twins Become Free Agents

Ten Minnesota Twins are hitting the free agent market, which ties them with Tampa Bay for the most in the major leagues.


Eric Nelson with Buck Martinez – 10/3/10

Eric Nelson gets a preview of the upcoming baseball postseason with current Toronto Blue Jays and TBS analyst Buck Martinez.


Twins Win Big, Gain One Game

Jim Thome hit another towering homer, Delmon Young drove in four runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 10-3 on Tuesday night to take their largest AL Central lead in 10 days.


Talbot, Thome Help Twins Tally Win over Texas

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Jim Thome has the classic slugger’s swing, a hard uppercut that rarely yields a cheap home run. He’s sure getting the most out of his first season with Minnesota, too.


Twins Hold On To Win Battle of Left-Handed Aces

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Cliff Lee insists there’s no reason to panic despite his recent struggles. Lee gave up five runs in five innings and was outpitched by Minnesota’s Francisco Liriano as the Twins beat […]


Twins Top Whities In Dramatic Fashion

Jim Thome hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning against the team that decided not to bring him back this season, sending the Minnesota Twins to a 7-6 victory over the […]


Bid for Slo-No Ends After 7th

Twins starter Kevin Slowey pulled Sunday after 7 no-hit innings.


Capps Shows His Stuff in First Opportunity for Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Matt Capps emerged from the Minnesota bullpen and jogged to the mound, bringing his sinker, his slider and a bunch of goose bumps with him. He didn’t exactly ease into his Twins […]


Rays Rally Spoils Thome's Milestone

While Twins slugger Jim Thome was clubbing his way up the home run chart, Matt Joyce was sitting on the Rays’ bench, just waiting for his shot to do something special.