Could Jim Thome be heading back to his former team the Cleveland Indians?
The possibilities of trade with Thome will surface if he can get healthy, and the last word against Kevin Slowey and Jeff Manship Thome in a simulated game in Fort Myers, Florida.
Once Thome is ready, manager Ron Gardenhire is likely to send a position player that he is not interested in carrying 11 pitchers and catchers three.
As we talked about on Friday that Cleveland could make the transition from sellers to buyers in the futures trading deadline, even if the tribe received a dose of reality with four defeats in their last five MLB Picks games.
With Travis Hafner on the disabled list, there are some MLB Rumors that the Indians could kick the tires on a deal for Jim Thome of Minnesota, who had his best year in Cleveland. Paul Hoynes of the Plain Dealer is not optimistic, noting that the Twins would not deal with Thome, until he reaches his 600th homer. MLB Rumors - Will Minnesota Twins deal Jim Thome? Bet on MLB.
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