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Question of the Day
This was Thome’s 46th career multihomer game. He has 20 homers in just 237 at-bats this season, reaching that milestone for the 16th time in his career.
Next up on the homer list is Frank Robinson with 586.
THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP’s earlier story is below.
Thome connected Saturday for the Minnesota Twins. It was his 19th of the season.
Thome homered off Texas starter Colby Lewis, sending a drive soaring into the second deck above right field in the third inning and giving the Twins a 6-0 lead. The team estimated the distance at 449 feet.
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