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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

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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.

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