Michael Young Retires After 14 MLB Seasons


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Baseball/Red Stitches and Morning/iStockphoto(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Free agent infielder Michael Young is hanging up the cleats.

The 37-year-old Young played 14 years (2000-2013) in the Major Leagues, suiting up for the Texas Rangers, Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers.

The seven-time All-Star spent 13 seasons as a member of the Rangers, where he appeared in two World Series. He batted .301 with 177 home runs and 984 RBIs in 1,823 games with Texas.

He was traded to the Phillies last offseason and played in 126 games, hitting .276 with eight homers and 42 RBIs. He finished the 2013 season with the Dodgers.

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