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soxfanreggie
06-30-2012, 05:11 PM
Rosenthal is reporting that the Orioles have acquired DH/1B from the Phillies in a deal that will be announced after each team's games today.

thomas35forever
07-01-2012, 01:04 AM
Keep it going, Jim. No need to hang 'em up just yet.

hawkjt
07-01-2012, 09:55 AM
I like Thome,but he seems to kill Sox pitching and Sox play 4 in Baltimore in August, a series the Sox always seem to have trouble with anyway.
Not good for Sox,but maybe he will beat the Tigers and Tribe also.

#1swisher
07-01-2012, 10:59 AM
The Orioles acquired Jim Thome from the Phillies in exchange for Class A players Gabriel Lino and Kyle Simon.

http://chicago.whitesox.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20120630&content_id=34230330&vkey=news_mlb&c_id=mlb

TomBradley72
07-01-2012, 11:05 AM
Thome has still been a better and cheaper DH vs. RHP than anyone else the Sox have had for the ~$35M we've spent on Kotsay/Manny Ramirez/Dunn the past 2.5 seasons-nice to see him get a shot with a team somewhat in contention.

delben91
07-01-2012, 12:28 PM
Good for Thome.

It's nice to see Baltimore being buyers at the deadline for seemingly the first time since the late 90's.