Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/14
The Philadelphia Phillies are considering adding troubled free-agent outfielder Delmon Young, as the team continues to seek a corner outfielder, according to CSNPhilly.com. Amaro, who typically doesn't discuss free-agency matters, acknowledged that Young is a possibility. "We've kicked around a lot of stuff," he told CSNPhilly. "He's among them." The first overall pick in the 2003 draft by the Tampa Bay Rays, Young finished second in American League rookie of the year voting in 2007. Since, his career has been hurt by poor on-field performances and off-the-field controversy. He was suspended for seven days by Major League Baseball for yelling anti-Semitic slurs outside of a New York hotel in April 2012. He apologized and completed a counseling and community service program. Amaro wouldn't specifically discuss Young's off-field issues, but spoke in general terms regarding players who have "baggage." "We have to keep our minds open on everything," he said. "Of course I hav...
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