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Thome to Phillies isn't a great fit

Updated: November 5, 2011, 5:23 PM ET
By Keith Law

The Philadelphia Phillies' move to sign Jim Thome makes great sense from a financial perspective -- at $1.25 million, Thome doesn't even have to match his 2011 performance to be a bargain for the team. But from a roster-construction perspective, it's less than a perfect fit.

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