Thome agrees to 1-year, $1.5M deal

Updated: January 26, 2010, 9:01 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jim Thome has hit 57 of his 564 career home runs against the Minnesota Twins.

Now it's time to even it out a little.

Thome and the Twins agreed Tuesday on a one-year, $1.5 million contract, allowing the 39-year-old slugger to return to the division he knows well and play for a contender with his time in baseball winding down.

Thome's deal includes about $750,000 in incentives, according to the Pioneer Press of St. Paul, Minn.

Even though he'll be more ...

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