Seven-time All-Star Michael Young officially announced his retirement Friday afternoon at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. It was a pretty standard press conference celebrating the career of a very well respected and liked player.

A certain quote did stand out, though. In discussing the heartbreaking 2011 World Series loss to the Cardinals, Young said, "I'm over it but I'm not." (

He has every right to believe that and I have little doubt pretty much everyone affiliated with the Rangers that season agrees. They were a much better team in the regular season and came within a strike of winning the World Series in six games, after all.

And if Nelson Cruz plays the warning track/wall/ball like a big-league right fielder in the ninth inning of Game 6, the Rangers would have rings to show for it.

But he didn't. And they don't.