Pressure for Thome? Not really
Whatever pressure the Phillies feel to win this year, it's been-here-done-that for team leader Jim Thome.
For first baseman Jim Thome, being the leader of a team with high expectations is just part of the deal. Pressure? What pressure? It's simply normal, everyday, been-here-done-that for Thome.
When the Phillies got off to a 1-6 start this season, sure, maybe Thome felt some pressure. But since then, the Phillies have recovered and are challenging the defending world champion Florida Marlins for first place in the NL East.
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