The Orioles tied a team record with seven home runs to rout the Blue Jays 12-2 and stay within 1 1/2 games of the AL East lead.
When a game goes into extra innings, the Baltimore Orioles have been almost unbeatable. When Jim Thome comes up in a big situation, his teammates are confident he’ll deliver.
The Baltimore Orioles have activated designated hitter Jim Thome and left-hander Troy Patton from the 15-day disabled list.
Jim Thome will be unavailable to the Baltimore Orioles at least into September because of a herniated disk.
Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome is headed back to Baltimore to have tests on his sore neck.
Jim Thome’s two-run homer in the seventh inning led the Baltimore Orioles to their fourth straight victory, a 3-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night.
Jim Thome hit his 610th career homer to move into seventh place on the career list and the Baltimore Orioles pounded out a 10-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.
The last time Jim Thome was at Target Field, the slugger hit his 607th career homer into the flower bed in right-center field while he was playing with the Phillies.
The five-time All-star may be just the guy that the O’s need on a club whose offense has been stagnant. Thome also brings something that most Orioles do not have, postseason experience and a track record although his age could be a factor.
The exceptional starting pitching that helped the Baltimore Orioles get off to a surprisingly good start has suddenly turned sour.
Jim Thome arrived at Camden Yards on Sunday, eager to become a regular in the Baltimore Orioles lineup and to make a good team even better.
The Baltimore Orioles have acquired Jim Thome as a designated hitter from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for two minor league players– right-handed pitcher Kyle Simon and catcher Gabriel Lino.