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The Philadelphia Phillies had been dangling infielder Michael Young out on the trade market for some time now. While there had been some back-and-forth regarding the Phillies willingness to trade him, Young is finally on the move. The Los Angeles Dodgers had acquired the veteran last night and should help bolster the team’s infield en route to hopefully the playoffs. The Phillies will receive minor league left-hander Rob Rasmussen who sports a 2.55 earned run average at the Double-A level. The Dodgers plan on using Young in a spot starter role to help give corner infielders Adrian Gonzalez and Juan Uribe some rest. Shortstop Hanley Ramirez has also been nicked up from time-to-time during this season so Young also provides some depth at the middle infield as well. Los Angeles will pay Young roughly $1 million while the the Phillies and Texas Rangers will cover the remaining of his $16 million salary for 2013. Next season, Young will be a free agent. “I think he’s a professional playe...
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