White Sox to deal Rowand for Phillies' Thome
PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Phillies reached a preliminary agreement Wednesday to send Jim Thome and cash to the World Series champion Chicago White Sox for center fielder Aaron Rowand.
The deal, first reported by ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney, is subject to the players passing physicals, the Phillies and White Sox said. Because of the cash involved, it also
must be approved by the commissioner's office. The Phillies are
giving the White Sox $22 million as part of the deal, a baseball
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