Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 12/7/12
        So much has been made of players who have become distractions while asking to be traded. For the most part, these players have acted in a selfish way to get out of places they do not want to be. Little to no regard is intended for the team the player is currently playing for. Other times teams are simply looking to dump payroll because they cannot afford the higher salaries. But what about a player who has been the ultimate company man? One who has made position change after position change. After all his own selfless sacrifices, he is given an ultimatum: either wave your no trade clause, or become a bench player. This, of course, is the story of Texas Rangers and infielder Michael Young.     After making it through his first two seasons on a Rangers team that was not very good, Young became a face of the franchise starting in 2003. His emergence (.306, 14, 72, 204 hits, 106 RS) gave the team a homegrown star (though he was originally drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays) and...
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