Jim Rome, host of Rome on CBS Sports Network and The Jim Rome Show on the radio joined CBS Local Sports to give his take on the biggest topics in the major sports.
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.
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.
Given the option, the Baltimore Orioles would prefer not to work overtime. If they must, however, they intend to make it worthwhile.
Adam Jones hit a two-run homer in the 12th and the Baltimore Orioles won their eighth straight extra-inning game, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 Saturday and spoiling B.J. Rosenberg’s major league debut.
Jim Thome broke loose in a big way, Shane Victorino homered and drove in five runs, and the Philadelphia Phillies emphatically ended a season-worst six-game losing streak by beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-6 on Friday night.
The Orioles tied the Phillies Sunday.
Roy Halladay rebounded from a horrid outing against Minnesota with six strong innings as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 Tuesday.
Cole Hamels worked the kinks out of his delivery and set down the 11 batters he faced, Ryan Howard homered again and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Tuesday.
Kevin McAlpin, the Phillies beat reporter for 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia talks about the surprise signing of Cliff Lee with Zinno and Bruce.