Seven-time All-Star Michael Young has decided to call it a career. He’ll make the announcement official during a press conference Friday at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
Rangers president Nolan Ryan expects the team to be very competitive even after the departures of Josh Hamilton, Michael Young and Mike Napoli following a season without a playoff victory.
The seven-time All-Star is trying to show Phillies manager Charlie Manuel he’s ready to be an everyday third baseman again after spending the last two seasons in Texas bouncing around the infield.
The focus was more on the departed rather than present Saturday as the Texas Rangers went through their first full-squad spring training workout this year.
Rangers GM Jon Daniels was talking Thursday about still wanting to re-sign Josh Hamilton. About an hour later, Hamilton was with the Angels. It has been that kind of offseason for Texas.
We check back in with the little boy whose videotaped reaction went viral when he thought Michael Young was leaving back in 2011.
The Phillies acquired infielder Michael Young from the Rangers, filling a void at third base. The deal was announced Sunday, a day after Young agreed to waive his no-trade clause.
Rangers infielder Michael Young has been traded to the Phillies, CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman and Danny Knobler have each confirmed.
According to CBSSports.com Insider Jon Heyman, the Phillies are closing in on a deal to obtain Michael Young from the Rangers.
Derek Holland pitched seven innings of six-hit ball, Geovany Soto hit a late two-run homer, and the Rangers hurt the Angels with a 6-2 victory on Wednesday night.
Texas Rangers players Michael Young, David Murphy and Elvis Andrus have participated in a series of taped public service announcements to encourage students to stop bullying one another.
Adrian Beltre hit a three-run homer, Michael Young also went deep, and the Rangers held on for a 7-6 victory over the Royals to open a five-game lead in the division.