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Michael Young will only approve a trade to the Rangers

Jul 30, 2013, 1:30 PM EDT

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There are some suggestions that Michael Young is out the door.  But if he is, it sounds like the destination has to be Texas.  Ken Rosenthal reports that Young, who has a full no-trade clause, will only approve a trade back to the Rangers.

What people have been saying about Young all along is true: he’s a team player who cares only about making the Rangers better.  Pity he plays for the Phillies at the moment, but let us not dwell on the details.

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