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Michael Young provided the game-winning hit on Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
The Phillies stormed back from a five-run deficit to beat the Cubs 6-5 at Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon in Ryne Sandberg‘s managerial debut in his old stomping grounds. Michael Young had the decisive hit, a two-out flare into right field in the ninth inning that scored Roger Bernadina and put the Phillies up for good. The go-ahead single was the exclamation point on a great day for Young. Starting at third, Young tallied four hits, two RBIs and scored a run. It was the second time this season the Phillies have come from five behind to win, the first time being on June 14 in Colorado.
The Cubs jumped on a wild and ineffective Roy Halladay early to take a 5-0 lead. The Phillies offense, behind two big Kevin Frandsen hits, came to life in the sixth and seventh innings while the bullpen shut down the Cubs over the game’s final four innings to seal the win. Jonathan Papelbon nailed down his 23rd s...
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The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired infielder Michael Young on Saturday.
Young, 36, figures to get the bulk of the playing time at third base in September and had to waive his no-trade clause to make the deal happen.
Young is hitting .276/.336/.395 with eight home runs., 42 RBI and 49 runs scored this season.
Acquired last winter...
Michael Young smokes an RBI Triple during the 5th at the Bank on May 17 against the Reds.
After many months of speculation about when Michael Young will be traded and who he will be traded too, it finally happened late last night. Michael Young is officially a Los Angeles Dodger. Not a New York Yankee, not a Boston Red Sox, or not a Texas Ranger. This trade surprised a lot of people...
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...
It appears Michael Young is on the move again, as according to ESPN, the Philadelphia Phillies infielder has been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, for a minor-league pitcher.
The Dodgers plan on using Young, 36, as a bench player who can spell third baseman Juan Uribe and first baseman Adrian Gonzalez as well as pinch hit. He is batting .272 with eight home runs and 41 RBIs...
The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired infielder Michael Young from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for a minor-league pitcher the teams announced Saturday night.
The Dodgers plan on using Young 36 as a bench player who can spell third baseman Juan Uribe and first baseman Adrian Gonzalez as well as pinch hit. He is batting .272 with eight home runs and 41 RBIs this season.
Gotta believe Michael Young held more value at the end of July than he does now. Either way, he's gone now and Amaro got back a "prospect" from the Dodgers. Our genius GM wasn't done there, no he managed to get something for the seemingly worthless John McDonald, as he went way to the Red Sox. Young hit .276/.731, with 49 R, 24 DBL, 4 TRPL, 8 HR, and 42 RBI...
LOS ANGELES — Just as the Dodgers were wrapping up their most successful month since moving to Los Angeles in 1958, the NL West leaders acquired infielder Michael Young from Philadelphia to bolster a potential playoff run.
Adrian Gonzalez hit a tying single in the seventh inning, and pinch hitter Mark Ellis singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth for a 2-1 victory over the...
In some extremely surprising news, the Dodgers traded for Michael Young at the waiver trade deadline on Saturday night.
I was down the left field line taking video of Matt Kemp's second at-bat in his third rehab game and I just sighed, heavily, when I read the tweet from Fox Sports.
BREAKING: #Dodgers get Michael Young from #Phillies
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal...
Adrian Gonzalez hit a tying single in the seventh inning, pinch-hitter Mark Ellis singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Saturday night.
Just as the game ended, the Dodgers announced they had acquired third baseman Michael Young from the Philadelphia Phillies for minor league lefty Rob Rasmussen.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired third baseman Michael Young from the Philadelphia Phillies, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Young waived his no trade clause to to allow the deal to be completed. The Phillies will get a minor league pitcher in return.
Young was reportedly only interested in a trade to the Texas Rangers, where he spent the first 12 seasons of his career...
The Dodgers have acquired 3B Michael Young from the Phillies, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. While this was a bit of a joke for a while because of Ned Colletti‘s affinity for these types of players, I never thought it would actually come true.
BREAKING: #Dodgers get Michael Young from #Phillies
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) September 1, 2013
Young has a 0.0 fWAR...
There have been many changes made in the Phillies’ clubhouse during the month of August. In the last 31 days, former manager Charlie Manuel was fired, Ryne Sandberg was named interim manager, and Michael Young was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers to cap off the month. Changes to the everyday lineup have become common […]