Jim Thome continues to climb up the all-time home run list. In the first four innings of Saturday's game, Thome tied and passed Mark McGwire for ninth on the all-time list.
Thome hit his 20th of the season in the third inning and 21st int he next inning, marking his 584th career homer. He is now two behind Frank Robinson for eighth on the list.
Is now 6 for 8 in his career against Colby Lewis with three homers and nine RBI.
The 40-year old is now hitting .270/.392/.616 (through three plate appearances) -- not too shabby for a guy on a one-year, $1.5 million contract.
-- C. Trent Rosecrans
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