Thomas connects for 3 HRs to tie Banks, Mathews on career list

Updated: September 17, 2007, 9:45 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Frank Thomas hit three home runs Monday night, giving him 512 and tying Ernie Banks and Eddie Mathews for 18th the career list.

Thomas homered twice off Boston Red Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield, then hit his third against reliever Kyle Snyder. Toronto beat Boston 6-1.

Thomas had three homers one other time -- hitting all of them off Wakefield on Sept. 15, 1996, at Fenway Park.

On Monday, Thomas hit a two-run homer in the first, then added a solo ...

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