A Michael Young Phillies Retrospective

The Phillies traded Michael Young yesterday, ending a brief era of gritty veteranosity at third base the Phillies hadn’t seen since David Bell. When the rumors started swirling, I was ready to give up atheism:

God said, “let there be Michael Young”, and there was Michael Young, donning freshly-ironed red pinstripes at the press conference. It wasn’t long before he would begin taking batting practice and fielding grounders in Clearwater in preparation for the regular season.

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