Phillies Trade Michael Young to Dodgers, John McDonald to Red Sox

GM Ruben Amaro failed to clean out his cache of soon-to-be free agent veterans at the July 31 trade deadline, but thankfully did not repeat the same mistake today, the waiver deadline. Two veterans have been shipped out: John McDonald to the Boston Red Sox, and Michael Young to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Let’s start with McDonald. Via Todd Zolecki:

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