| Jul 17, 2011
| 1:48 PM
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.
Thome's three-run drive off Felipe Paulino soared into the upper...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Jim Thome has been plagued by aches and pains for the better part of a decade. They just seem to be coming around a little more often in his 19th season.
A strained oblique and bothersome toe injury on his left foot have slowed his chase...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 3:54 PM
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $9 million, two-year contract with left-hander Bruce Chen.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team had not announced...