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Five Minor League Deals that didn’t pan out for the New York Yankees

Infielder Juan Rivera #54 of the New York Yankees bats against the Boston Red Sox during a Grapefruit League Spring Training Game at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 20, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Mandatory Credit. Meric/Getty Images) Every spring, major league teams bring in a wide array of players on minor league contracts. The players vary from former All-Stars coming off...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dmitri Young has lost a ton of weight

Dmitri Young was known to many as “Da Meat” or “Da Meat Hook” during his 14-year MLB career. If you saw him now, you might not understand why. Young looks like a completely different person from the one that played 50 games with the Washington Nationals in 2008. The 40-year-old visited some of his former […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dmitri Young Weight Loss Photos are Simply Stunning

Former MLB player Dmitri Young’s heaviest playing weight was 295 pounds, making him the third heftiest player in big league history. Young, aka Da Meathook, played for the Cardinals, Reds, Tigers and Nationals over 13 seasons and was always known as the heavy bearded guy until his official retirement in 2010. He was in attendance at the Nationals-Reds game in Cincinnati on Friday...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Dmitri Young looks like he’s half the man he use to be

Dmitri Young, former National (2007-08, '07 All-Star), is at GABP. He is literally half the man he used to be … pic.twitter.com/RO9cc8mhPO — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) July 25, 2014 Former Tigers slugger Dmitri Young who was once close to 300 lbs. during his days in Major League Baseball looks to be half that size if not more. Once known as the “D’MeatHook”, Young...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Links of the Day 7/26/14

It’s Hall of Fame induction weekend. Once again, I was left off the ballot. The Colts are going to be pretty committed to Trent Richardson, it appears. Even his biggest supporters are turning on Ron Gardenhire.  Dmitri Young has lost a lot of weight.  SCOREBOARD MLB Chicago 9, Minnesota 5 – Don’t let the score fool you, the Twins were annihilated.
Via The Rhino and Compass
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Dmitri Young shows off astounding weight loss

Ex-big leaguer Dmitri Young got a whole lot smaller, so much that he looks half the size he used to be. Young spent 13 seasons in the MLB, belting 171 home runs and hitting .292 for his career. He was even a two-time All-Star back in 2003 and 2008, and was always larger-than-life on the field. Young visited Great American Ball Park on Friday to catch a game between two of his former...
Via NESN.com
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dmitri Young is skinny, and he wears a hat to remind you who he is (or was)

Who's that skinny guy with @CharlieSlowes? It's @DaMeathookYoung pic.twitter.com/KeDW585zUP — Dave Jageler (@DaveJageler) July 25, 2014 Skinny Dmitri Young is skinnier than ever and so skinny that it’s hard to recognize him. He still has that gregarious personality, though — look at the hat he wears to help people realize it’s still Da Meat Hook. When people didn't recognize...
Via The Outside Corner
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dmitri Young is skinny, and he wears a hat to remind you who he is (or was)

Who's that skinny guy with @CharlieSlowes? It's @DaMeathookYoung pic.twitter.com/KeDW585zUP — Dave Jageler (@DaveJageler) July 25, 2014 Skinny Dmitri Young is skinnier than ever and so skinny that it’s hard to recognize him. He still has that gregarious personality, though — look at the hat he wears to help people realize it’s still Da Meat Hook. When people didn't recognize...
Via Bloguin Best
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lessons Learned From 10 Nats Spring Trainings

It’s hard to believe the Washington Nationals are finishing up spring training this week en route to their tenth, yes, tenth Opening Day. We’ve now had a decade of baseball in Washington, and as the time has passed, there has undoubtedly been maturation both for the club itself, and for its fans. From this viewpoint, it seems to be a quick journey to where we are today. When...
Via The Nats Blog
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

I Didn’t Even Recognize Dmitri Young With Ickey Woods & Danny Graves

I just happened to come across this photo from Danny Graves at an early December Redsfest and was shocked to learn that’s Dmitri…
Via Busted Coverage
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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