Dodgers get Thome in trade
The deals were announced by Los Angeles in the top of the eighth inning of the Dodgers' game against Arizona. Both trades were for players to be named and were completed before the midnight EDT deadline required for postseason eligibility.
Thome, 39, who also has played for Cleveland and the Phillies, is hitting .249 this season with 23 homers and 74 RBI.
Also, multiple media reports indicated that the White Sox traded righthander Jose Contreras to Colorado.