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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Michael Young is retiring

The Mighty Hannibal dies and Mighty No Young retires on the same day? Life ain’t fair!

Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that Michael Young has decided to retire at age 37 rather than accept an offer from, among other teams, the Dodgers.

Young played 14 seasons in the majors, the first 13 with the Rangers and last year split between the Phillies and Dodgers. He hit an even .300 with 185 homers and a .787 OPS, although his production away from Texas’ hitter-friendly ballpark was generally underwhelming. Young made seven All-Star teams, won a batting title in 2005, and played at least 100 games at all four infield positions.

Repoz Posted: January 30, 2014 at 06:19 PM | 47 comment(s)
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