Originally posted on Macho Row  |  Last updated 8/8/13
Just earlier today I suggested the Phillies should do whatever they can to move third baseman Michael Young after not doing so prior to the original trade deadline last month. It appears as though something could be in the works, possibly. As originally reported by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Young has cleared waivers. Source: #Phillies’ M. Young has cleared waivers. Can be traded to any team, but only if he approves. Full no-trade clause still in effect. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 8, 2013 Young has also been scratched from today's line-up against the Chicago Cubs, with first pitch scheduled in just a couple of hours. This, of course, has the speculation running wild right now, but we will have to wait and see if there is anything in the works here. Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly reports Young has been scratched due to a tight hamstring. With Young having cleared waivers, the Phillies are now free to trade him to any interested party. Young still ...
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