Michael Young has been on a Stairmaster since 2007 going up and down in performance every-other-year. If he stays on track, this should be a good year to pick up the infielder and the Rangers and the Phillies are in discussion to make a deal, dependent upon Young’s approval since he is a player with 10 years in the majors, including the last five with the same club
Evan Grant reports in the Dallas Morning News that according to major league sources, the Rangers would send the 36-year-old Young to Philadelphia in a deal that would include the Rangers eating more than half of his remaining $16 million in salary (between $11 million and $12 million). The Rangers would likely receive a young major league reliever along with a lower-level prospect.
The Michael Young Stairmaster
Young is a horse who likes to play and would get that opportunity at third in Philadelphia, while becoming a part-timer in Texas.
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