Phillies Closing In On Deal For Michael Young

Insofar as the Michael Young-to-Philadelphia rumors go, Insider Jon Heyman has the latest …

Jon Heyman
@JonHeymanCBS – Word is, #phillies getting closer to agreement to get michael young. Belief is tex would need to pay $10M of his $16M

It’s not surprising that the Rangers are going to have to pitch in cash to make this happen. However, considering Young’s declining skills and manager Ron Washington’s punishing over-reliance on him last season, it’ll be worth it from Texas’s standpoint, regardless of whom they get in return.

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