Found November 04, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
The Phillies and Jim Thome have agreed to a one-year contract, reports's Todd Zolecki.

Source: Phillies agree to sign Jim Thome

Jim Thome took the stage at the City Club of Cleveland on Oct. 25, and spoke in generalities about staying in the game. On Friday, he got a little more specific. Despite being picked up by the Indians in August, reuniting the record-setting designated hitter with a team and city that adored him, Thome agreed to a one-year contract with the Phillies, according to a source familiar...

Report: Thome to return to Phillies

Jim Thome is returning to the Philadelphia Phillies, where he played from 2003 to 2005, according to The Phillies and Thome have agreed on a one-year contract, sources say. Thome hit a combined .256 with 15 home runs, 50 RBI, a .361 on-base percentage and a .477 slugging percentage with the Twins and Indians in 2011. He has hit 604 homers in his career, which ranks eighth...

Phillies Sign Jim Thome

The first free agent of the 2011 class has landed - Jim Thome, in Philadelphia. Todd Zolecki of is reporting the one year deal. Terms haven't been disclosed, but it's expected to be just a one year pact. Thome made $3 million last year with the Twins and Indians. The deal is questionable if the Phillies expect Thome to play every day while Ryan Howard is rehabbing...

Jim Thome Returns To Philadelphia

He’s back. James Howard Thome is yet again, a Philadelphia Phillie.  The 41-year-old first baseman signed a one-year contract worth $1.25M, pending a physical which is scheduled for today (Saturday). Which means the deal could be officially announced as soon as this afternoon. With Ryan Howard’s possibility of starting the 2012 season on the DL, Thome seems to be a solid pick...

Phillies Sign Jim Thome to 1 Year Deal

Sources are reporting that the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a 1 year deal that would bring Jim Thome back to Philly, and reunite him once again with manager Charlie Manuel.

Report: Phillies to sign Jim Thome to one-year deal

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Thome signs with Phillies

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jim Thome took the stage at the City Club on Oct. 25, and spoke in generalities about continuing his career. On Friday, he got a little more specific. Despite being acquired by the Indians for the pennant race in August, reuniting the record-setting slugger with a team and city that adores him, Thome agreed Friday to sign a free-agent contract with the Philadelphia...

Thome ready to pinch-hit, play first for Phils

Jim Thome is expected to be four things for the Phillies: a power bat off the bench, an occasional player at first base, a mentor to the team's hitters and a potential recruit for one free agent that the Phillies are pursuing.

Jim Thome Returns to Phillies, Michael Cuddyer Also Being Pursued

Jim Thome may be 41 years old, but his career is not ending yet. The first baseman/DH has signed a one-year deal with the Phillies and will return to the city where he played three years earlier in his career. Thome’s deal is for $1.25 million and he’ll give the Phillies a left-handed power bat [...]

Thome returns to Phillies for $1.25 million; Cuddyer might be next

Jim Thome returning to the Philadelphia Phillies made a lot of sense back in August. The benefits of a reunion for 2012 aren't as clear-cut, but the Phillies and Thome agreed to terms anyway Friday night. If the 41-year-old slugger passes a physical, he'll play for $1.25 million, reports Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly. The Phillies also are said to be pursuing Michael Cuddyer...

10 MLB free agents to avoid

We're a couple of days into free agency, and thusfar, only one real domino has fallen - Jim Thome to the Phillies, and that's not exactly a blockbuster signing. As the weeks go on, free agents will sign with new teams, players will be overpaid, and assets will be dealt. Here are ten players who I'd absolutely avoid if my team had a need at their position. I used Charlie...
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