Michael Young, the all-time hits leader for the Texas Rangers, will be named a special assistant to general manager Jon Daniels today.
The club has a 1 p.m. press conference scheduled to introduce Young.
Young retired after the 2013 season and remained close with the organization. He was in on the interview process when the Rangers selected a new manager. He will have a hand in all...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers career hits leader Michael Young has been appointed as a special assistant to the general manager.
Before the announcement Wednesday, Young had already been involved in the Rangers' managerial search last month.
Young played the first 12 of his 13 major league seasons in Texas, and is the team's career leader with 1,823 games and 2,230 hits...
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Over the weekend, University of Missouri football star (and future NFL draft pick) Michael Sam announced he was gay and, much like when NBA player Jason Collins came out last year, it got the world wondering about gay athletes in sports. So, naturally, when the recently retired Michael Young did a radio interview Tuesday morning...the subject came up. "I guarantee you I...
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Michael Young has a Dodgers offer on the table if he wants it, but with Spring Training now less than a month away, the 37-year-old infielder is still considering retirement.
Whether or not Young decides to return, what’s relevant here is that the Dodgers want him to return. In theory, that’s terrible because rabble rabble double plays hargle bargle...
Michael Young is returning home to play for the Los Angeles Dodgers (photo credit: Howard Smith, USA TODAY Sports)
With the deadline of Saturday, August 31, at 9 p.m. PDT for newly added players to be eligible for postseason play, the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired veteran infielder Michael Young, as well as cash considerations from the Philadelphia Phillies late Saturday evening....
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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...
Even after the trading deadline passed without Michael Young in a new uniform, the Philadelphia Phillies still can deal the third baseman through a waiver transaction in August.
It’s easy to publish opinions and predictions before the event; however, this piece was my writing sample on July 22 (more in welcome section), when the Phils had a shot to win the division. How close...
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The Philadelphia Phillies, who are determined not to sell, could change their mind with the interest third basemen Michael Young is drawing as we near the trade deadline on July 31.
About a dozen clubs have checked in on Young, according to major league sources. One of the teams being the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox had their vice...
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