Michael Young to the Phillies
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12-08-2012, 05:13 PM
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We need guys that can work a count. Too many free swingers on the Phils. I don't get the outrage, so Young plays a couple seasons here. Rangers are paying a lot of the salary and we traded Lindblom for Christ's sake.
Phillies Acquire Michael Young
By Mike Axisa [December 8 at 12:49pm CST]
The Phillies have acquired Michael Young from the Rangers according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today (Twitter links).
Young will receive $1.2MM in benefits in exchange for waiving his no-trade clause, but Nightengale says he told the Phillies he did not want an extension (Twitter links)
. The $1.2MM accounts for the state tax difference.
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