Jim Thome

Jim Thome

Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 3"/250 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born: Peoria, Illinois
College: Illinois Central
Draft: 1989 13th round by the
  • Cubs begin two-game set against surging Indians
    Salt Lake City Sun

    Cubs begin two-game set against surging Indians

    The Chicago Cubs could add yet another player to their injury list prior to starting a brief two-game set against the host Cleveland Indians on Tuesday. The Cubs are trending upward following a 5-1 homestand, but center fielder Jake Marisnick is expected to land on the injured list after straining his right hamstring on Sunday. "He's played great," manager David Ross said.

  • Why many NE Ohio fans can't watch Cleveland Indians games, and other answers about the team's streaming and TV deals
    cleveland

    Why many NE Ohio fans can't watch Cleveland Indians games, and other answers about the team's streaming and TV deals

    The trend started toward the end of the 2020 season when Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns the Regional Sports Network that carries Indians games, could not reach new contracts with several streaming platforms and cable/satellite providers. Now Indians games are available only to select cable and satellite providers and streaming services. What it comes down to is this: The Indians are in the midst of a long-term contract with Sinclair, which has been rebranded as Bally Sports.

  • Cleveland 3 up, 3 down: Zach Plesac surging with spiked curveball
    The Alliance Review

    Cleveland 3 up, 3 down: Zach Plesac surging with spiked curveball

    Plesac said on a Zoom call Friday night. "I think I just really got a good feel for what I'm trying to do with it. I'm really starting to find a good spot on the ball I'm gripping.