Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Minnesota Twins third baseman Matt Tolbert fields a sharp grounder off the bat of Kansas City Royals' Wilson Betemit before throwing him out during the sixth inning. AP Photo/Jim Mone

Thome's home run ties Robinson

Email

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota's Jim Thome has moved into a tie for eighth place on baseball's all-time home run list with Frank Robinson, after hitting No. 586.

Thome went deep in the sixth inning on a 3-2 count, giving the Twins a 10-2 lead over Kansas City on Tuesday night. This was Thome's 22nd homer of the season, estimated by the team's media relations staff at 452 feet.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement