Jim Thome is batting about.
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Several days ago, With Leather's editor was enough of a women's softball nerd to report that Majorish League pitcher Casey Daigle and Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch had given birth to their second son and named him like a minor league mascot.
The Minnesota Twins always have great commercials, but they've outdone themselves by adhering to one simple rule: dressing Jim Thome up as things = comedy.
Before Thursday, the only way baseball players got injured is by conditioning improperly and requiring Tommy John surgery, conditioning properly and requiring Tommy John surgery, kicking or punching inanimate objects in anger, or trying to iron a shirt while wearing it.
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The Dodgers acquired Jim Thome from the Chicago White Sox yesterday in a somewhat baffling trade with the Chicago White Sox.
The White Sox earned the AL Central pennant last night, winning a 1-0 nailbiter over the Twins in a 163rd-game tiebreaker.