Delmon Young RUMORS & NEWS

  • Orioles' Delmon Young eager to play bigger role in 2015

    Baltimore Sun "It didn't become a top priority until they had already lost outfielders Nick Markakis and Nelson Cruz to free agency, but the Orioles always wanted to re-sign designated hitter-outfielder Delmon Young. Despite the fact that Young was initially seeking a multiyear deal, he settled for a..." February 03

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    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    #orioles have reached agreement on 1-year deal with OF Delmon Young, pending physical. Was seeking 2 years, but sides reached agreement

  • Delmon Young wants a two-year deal

    Hardball Talk "Delmon Young ended up being a pretty nifty signing for the Orioles. He kept his booty loose and ended up being a key member of the the 2014 A.L. East champs, hitting .302 with seven homers and 30 RBI in 242 at-bats. But if this report from Roch Kubatko is accurate, he may not be back with the..." November 20

  • Orioles sign Delmon Young to minor-league contract "The Baltimore Orioles have signed free agent outfielder/designated hitter Delmon Young to a minor-league deal that includes an invitation to major-league camp, the club announced Monday. Young, 28, hit .260/.307/.407 with 16 doubles, 11 homers and 38 RBI in 361 plate appearances last season..." January 14

  • Report: Marlins interested in Delmon Young "The Marlins have, surprisingly, had a somewhat active winter thus far, and now they're taking a look at free agent Delmon Young, tweets Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. Young, age 28, batted .260/.307/.407 with 11 homers in 103 games for the Phillies and Rays. For his career, he owns an OPS+..." December 11

  • Delmon Young working out at first base to pad resume

    Hardball Talk "You’re never too old to start learning how to play first base. Delmon Young, shockingly only 28 years old, has never played a single inning at first base in his entire professional baseball career, but he has been working out at the position lately in order to make himself more attractive as a..." December 08

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #Rays sign Delmon Young. Released by #Phillies after batting .261 with a .699 OPS in 291 plate appearances. 8 HRs 69 Ks 14 BB.

  • 'Mutual interest' in reunion between Rays, Delmon Young

    Tampa Bay Times "There appears to be mutual interest and conversations between the Rays and OF/DH Delmon Young who is on release waivers from the Phillies and will be free to sign elsewhere starting Saturday. Young 27 would welcome the chance to rejoin his original team and the Rays could use another right-handed..." August 16

  • Phillies cut outfielder Delmon Young

    Courier-Post "Three days after Laynce Nix got the ax another Phillies outfielder found himself without a job. To make room for Casper Wells who the Phillies claimed on waivers Thursday Delmon Young was designated for assignment. Young signed to be a power right-handed bat in the offseason did not live up to..." August 10

  • Delmon Young right on track "On the day Roy Halladay told the world he would need shoulder surgery, the Phillies lost to the San Francisco Giants. It was the first of three straight defeats. Things haven't necessarily gotten any easier lately. Carlos Ruiz also was placed on the disabled list and could be out for another..." May 23

  • Phillies sink Marlins 3-0 behind Delmon Young, Lee "When morale was at its lowest, approximately 46 hours before Delmon Young smashed yet another home run, Charlie Manuel attempted to justify his faith in this Phillies lineup. It was Monday, the atrocious Miami Marlins had just confounded his offense, and Manuel clutched at words. "The history..." May 23

  • Phillies activate OF Delmon Young from DL

    CSN Philly "The Phillies on Tuesday activated outfielder Delmon Young from the 15-day disabled list. To make room for Young on the roster, outfielder Ezequiel Carrera was designated for assignment. Young, who had offseason surgery on his ankle, batted .367 with two doubles and two RBIs over seven rehab..." April 30

  • Delmon Young completes community service

    Fox Sports "By May, as long as Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Delmon Young remains on good behavior, his name will be cleared. Young, 27, was charged with a hate crime last April after he shouted an anti-semitic slur while intoxicated, according to the New York City Police Department. He pleaded..." March 08

  • Delmon Young, team await word from doctor

    Courier-Post "Injured right fielder Delmon Young, who hasn’t played a game in spring training and could start the season on the DL, will see a doctor in Los Angeles today, Phillies assistant general manager Scott Proefrock said. Young had microfracture surgery on his right ankle shortly after the season..." March 05

  • To Boo or Not to Boo Delmon Young

    The Good Phight "Major media outlets for years have been lazy in their reporting about Philadelphia sports fans. The same old tropes get hashed and rehashed. The narrative that they almost uniformly impose on isolated incidents of poor fan behavior is that Philadelphia sports fans are acting the fool again, just..." February 18