Report: Orioles DH Jim Thome eyeing return this weekend

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(US Presswire)

designated hitter is in the club’s upcoming weekend series against the at Fenway Park, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reported Tuesday.

Thome has been out since July 27 with a herniated disk in his neck. The slugger has onlts he’s missed Benfica this season.The 20-year-old moved for an eye-watering 127 million euros and has thus far been unable to show what he is capable of in a red-and-white shirt, but his best play to date has come with Benfica.”Now I see how happy Iy played in 18 games for the Orioles since coming over in a trade from . He has made “significant progress” in his rehab at Sarasota, Fla., and the club believes he would need only a few instructional league at-bats before making his return to the majors.

The 22-year veteran is hitting .252/.347/.450 this sChelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has inked a new long-term deal with sportswear giant Adidas, reports, /.The French international had been linked with a switch to rivals Puma, but has now committed his future to the three stripes.eason but has struggled somewhat in his short time as an Oriole, managing just a .261/.354/.391 line with fivealled for greater on-field leadership. Keane has mapped out how the Blues can return to winning games.Looking ahead to this weekend’s battle with West Ham, the centre-half told evertontv: “We all need to show a bit more leadership on the pitch and extra-base hits in 69 at-bats.

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