Found December 06, 2011 on Mr. Irrelevant:
PLAYERS: Dmitri Young
Dmitri Young, our sixth-most blogged-about person of 2008, weighed in at 291 pounds once, the year after batting .320, and he’s looked pretty much the same ever since. Here’s what Da Meathook is looking like now, though, (via Nats Enquirer): There’s no telling what the secret to his success is (massage therapy perhaps?), but word is he’s lost 70 pounds, which is 20 more than two months ago when he was playing winter ball in Venezuela. Da Meathook is making another comeback, you see, and the Nats need depth at 1B (really, they do). I don’t see why this can’t happen, or, more accurately, I really want this to happen.

Slimmer Young is worth double-take

Dmitri Young turned heads Monday as he strolled through the hotel 70 pounds lighter. He's listed in at 295 pounds from his playing days.

Comeback trail: Dmitri Young latest to seek return in 2012

Don't call it a week for comebacks. Well, actually, at the rate we're going maybe we should. On Sunday, we learned of Manny Ramirez's plans to return to Major League Baseball. That announcement came just hours before the Winter Meetings officially kicked off. Now, several writers stationed at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas are reporting that 38-year-old Dmitri Young...

In other Washington Nationals Hot Stove news, Da Meat Hook is almost as skinny as Robert Fick now.

While you're sitting around wondering if it's a good idea for the Nats to offer C.J. Wilson a sixth year (yes, it is), we proudly present the above photo (Photo via @cheistWTOP): indeed, it's a Christmas Miracle! Yes, that's a shockingly skinny Dmitri Young second from left at the Winter Meetings in Dallas, flanked by LaTroy Hawkins and WTOP Washington's...

In other Washington Nationals Hot Stove news: Mike Bacsik can't spell worth sh*t.

It's a magical night for ex-Nats on Twitter. First, a Dmitri Young/Robert Fick sighting. And then Mike Bacsik delivers the goods on Twitter. I mean, come on, man. Jason Worth, Strausberg, and Zimmerman all in one Tweet? It's almost like he did it on purpose. Grooved one, even. Oh, wait... And then old friend Jim Bowden debunking the rumor of the night: that the Nats...

Offseason Notes for December 6th

Dmitri Young + Japan = Not an Actual Math Problem Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes. 1. Assorted Headlines 2. SCOUT Leaderboards: Venezuelan Winter League 3. Prospecting: John Sickels’ Top-20 List for Los Angeles (NL) Assorted Headlines Minnesota Claims Shortstop Florimon from Baltimore The Twins claimed shortstop Pedro Florimon...
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