Found December 11, 2012 on My Sports Rumors:
While many free agents are getting calls from big league teams there’s one guy that’s not and that’s veteran slugger Jim Thome. Thome played 2012 as a reserve for the Philadelphia Phillies and Baltimore Orioles, hitting eight homers and batting .252 over 163 at-bats. So why haven’t they been calling, is he retired? In an interview with Jim Salisbury of Comcast SportsNet Philly he’s definitely not. “I’m not retired,” the 42-year-old slugger said with a laugh. “If someone wants me to play, I’d consider it for sure. I feel good. If I didn’t feel good, I wouldn’t even consider it. But I feel good. I’d like to play.” (Salisbury – Comcast SportsNet) addthis_url = 'http%3A%2F%2Fmysportsrumors.com%2Fblog%2F2012%2F12%2F11%2Fjim-thome-im-not-retired%2F'; addthis_title = 'Jim+Thome+%26%238211%3B+%26%238220%3BI%26%238217%3Bm+not+retired%26%238221%3B'; addthis_pub = '';
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