DETROIT --- Delmon Young was back in uniform Friday night, a week after being arrested in New York for an alleged hate crime.
He's hoping that will be the next step in regaining some normality in his life.
Young came off baseball's restricted list at the end of his seven-day suspension, and met with the media before Detroit's game against Chicago. He started the press conference with an apology to the fans, his teammates, the Tigers organization and "anyone that I hurt with my actions."
Young then revealed that he has begun an MLB-supervised treatment for alcohol issues.
"I know for a fact that I wouldn't be here talking to you guys if I hadn't had too much to drink, or if I just didn't go out to drink at all," he said. "Without the alcohol, none of this would have happened, so that's what I need to work on."
On the advice of his attorney, Young did not discuss the particulars of his early morning arrest. He is accused of making anti-Semitic remarks to a panhandler and then get...