Jim Thome said Monday morning that he is not officially retired.
Jim Thome has been hired by the White Sox to serve as a special assistant to the general manager.
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel told Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer that Jim Thome still hopes to continue his career.
Lavelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes that the chances of the Twins signing Jim Thome are "very slim."
Darren Wolfson of 1500ESPN.com reports that Twins manager Ron Gardenhire wants the club to sign Jim Thome.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Indians are no longer pursuing veteran slugger Jim Thome.
Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer writes that free agent Jim Thome "remains a possibility" for the Indians.
Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com writes that the Orioles are not an ideal fit for free agent Jim Thome, as manager Buck Showalter would like to use the DH spot to rotate in-and-out and give rest to his regulars.
Jim Thome told Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com that he would like to play in 2013.
Jim Thome is undecided on whether he'll play in 2013 or retire.
Orioles GM Dan Duquette said he hasn't had any contact with Jim Thome and isn't sure whether he intends to play next season.
Jim Thome is in the Orioles' starting lineup for Game 2 of the ALDS on Monday night against the Yankees.
Jim Thome, in his first game back since returning from the DL, smashed an RBI double in the 12th inning on Saturday to lead the Orioles to a critical 9-6 victory over the Red Sox in Boston.
Orioles activated DH Jim Thome from the 15-day disabled list.