Thome gets one-year, $1.5M deal to DH, pinch hit for Twins
Jim Thome, who formerly starred for two division rivals, is going to the Twins on a one-year deal, sources confirm.
Thome has agreed to a one-year deal that was first reported by the
Thome, who batted .249 with 23 homers and 77 RBIs last season, will DH and do some pinch hitting for the Twins. Thome has 564 career home runs and will have a chance to add to that, although he isn't expected to be an everyday player with Jason Kubel still there as DH. Kubel can play the outfield, however, and spell Delmon Young on occasion.