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Jon Heyman Chimes In On Rangers - Jim Thome Rumors

We heard yesterday from ESPN's Buster Olney that the Rangers were "actively pursuing" Twins free agent Jim Thome. Today, Jon Heyman offers his two cents in a pair of tweets.

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SI_JonHeyman Jon Heyman
Execs on other teams see #rangers as real possibility for thome

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Then:

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SI_JonHeyman Jon Heyman
#rangers have talked to thome. But I hear no deal is imminent

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Not a ton of content there, but that does feel like pretty much where we are. The Rangers are legitimately interested in Thome and may be willing to approach his asking price, but we're not at the "stand by your twitter machine" stage yet.

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