Michael Young to Philadelphia Phillies Trade: Biggest Winners and Losers

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Michael Young to Philadelphia Phillies Trade: Biggest Winners and Losers
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Miuchael Young is moving over to the National League after 13 seasons with the Rangers.

The Texas Rangers have reportedly traded infielder/DH Michael Young to the Philadelphia Phillies for reliever Josh Lindblom and minor league pitcher Lisalverto Bonilla, according to a tweet by MLB.com’s TR Sullivan:

 

 

The trade was confirmed a few minutes later in a separate tweet by MLB.com:

 

 

The Phillies will install Young as their starting third baseman, while the Rangers add depth to their pitching at the minor and major league levels. It was a great move by one team and a bit of a head-scratcher for the other.

Click through to see who are the immediate winners and losers of the Michael Young trade.

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