As Are Hurt'in: Thomas Signs With Oakland
The Big Hurt is coming back to the Bay Area.
The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms Thursday with designated hitter Frank Thomas, who was released Sunday by the Toronto Blue Jays to become a free agent after becoming disgruntled about his playing time.
Thomas was in the lineup for the A's series finale against Minnesota, batting cleanup as the designated hitter.
Oakland will be on the hook only for about $337,000 - a prorated share of the $390,000 minimum - so this move was a bargain for general manager Billy Beane and a club looking to boost its power numbers. Read more
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#1 Apr 24, 2008
The big hurt should have signed with the tigers
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