By MICHAEL J. HAPPYFOXSportsDetroit.com
DETROIT -- Delmon Young came into the 2012 playoffs flailing at balls outside the strike zone and drawing the ire of Tigers fans everywhere.
Now, for the second postseason in a row, he's killing the Yankees.
Young led off the Tigers' fourth inning Tuesday by depositing a Phil Hughes pitch into the Detroit bullpen for a 1-0 lead....
Former major leaguer Dmitri Young, the brother of Tigers OF Delmon, recently sold his baseball card collection in an auction for a whopping $2,461,032.
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...
If it were 2008 it wouldn’t surprise us at all to hear that the Pirates were signing 38-year-old who hasn’t played in the majors since ’08 and weighed 300 pounds the last time he was relevant to man first base for them. But this is a whole new ball game…we hope.
Dmitri Young worked out for the Buccos yesterday in Bradenton and rumor has it that at 70 pounds lighter than...
PITTSBURGH — Veteran Dmitri Young worked out in front of Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle and staff today at Pirate City, according to Tom Singer of MLB.com.
It was reported last week that Young, who hasn’t played in the Majors since 2008, would travel to Bradenton, Fla., to work out in front of the Pirates.
According to Singer, the 38-year-old Young held up well to rigorous workouts...
Dmitri Young (nicknamed “Da Meat Hook”) hasn’t played since 2008 and has had some serious weight and health issues in the past. But now, the 38-year old has slimmed down big-time and is looking to make a comeback. ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick wrote a good piece about Young’s efforts to make it back to the bigs, and it includes this awesome quote that should inspire...
Dmitri Young has been out of MLB since 2008 after battling diabetes and alcoholism. He's reportedly set to work out for the Pirates.
This photo of Dmitri Young — taken by WTOP’s Craig Heist during this month’s winter meetings — got some online love from Nats fans, who continue to save a soft, mushy, flabby spot in their hearts for Da Meat Hook.
Young, you see, has lost 70 pounds and is looking to make a comeback in 2012.
“I really want this to happen,”one Nats fan wrote. “Miss you, Meathook.”...
Dmitri Young, our sixth-most blogged-about person of 2008, weighed in at 291 pounds once, the year after batting .320, and he’s looked pretty much the same ever since.
Here’s what Da Meathook is looking like now, though, (via Nats Enquirer):
There’s no telling what the secret to his success is (massage therapy perhaps?), but word is he’s lost 70 pounds, which is 20 more...
While Delmon Young was playing for the Tigers in the MLB postseason Wednesday night, big brother Dmitri was in Venezuela, trying to re-start his own baseball career.
I found this quote from Dmitri on the Web site of Caribes de Anzoategui, the team he’s playing for. Translation via my colleague Paul Tenorio:
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