Minnesota slugger Jim Thome has become the eighth player to hit 600 home runs, connecting twice against the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
Jim Thome was hoping for a magical weekend — hitting his 600th career home run in the city where it all began.
Jim Thome’s pursuit of 600 career home runs stamps him as a fellow Hall of Famer, according to Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar.
Jim Thome hit a tiebreaking RBI double during Minnesota’s three-run eighth inning and the Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Jim Thome’s pursuit of 600 career home runs has been a rather quiet quest.
Facing Dan Haren wasn’t the best way for the Minnesota Twins to keep the momentum going after hitting a season-high five home runs the night before.
Scott Sizemore hit a three-run double in the fifth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 8-3 on Saturday night.
Danny Valencia hit a two-run single off closer Chris Perez in the ninth inning, sending the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.
Jim Thome hit his 596th career home run and Joe Nathan picked up the save for the second day in a row to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
Minnesota Twins slugger Jim Thome hit his 596th career home run in the sixth inning on Sunday against the Kansas City Royals.
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.
Just as Joe Mauer and Tsuyoshi Nishioka are getting closer to returning to the Minnesota Twins, Justin Morneau is headed to the disabled list.
The Minnesota Twins have put designated hitters Jim Thome and Jason Kubel on the 15-day disabled list.
Minnesota Twins designated hitter Jim Thome left Wednesday night’s game against the Detroit Tigers with a leg injury.
Before Kirby Puckett, there was Harmon Killebrew, and when the Twins first arrived in Minnesota, he was the reason to go to the ballpark.