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Michael Young

Full Name: Michael Brian Young
Born: October 19, 1976 in Covina, CA
Height: 6’1″ Weight: 190
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Cristina – 11/25/00), Son (Mateo 6/22/05)
Resides: La Quinta, CA
MLB Debut: September 29, 2000
Contract Status: Signed through 2013
No-trade protection 2008-10 (receives 10-and-5 rights in May, 2011)


 

Notes

  • 2005 AL Batting Champion (.331)
  • 2001 TX Rangers Rookie of the Year
  • Wore #2 with the Rangers in 2001, and moved to #10 with the arrival of Carl Everett.

Team History

  • 1998-2000: Toronto Blue Jays (all minor leagues, originally drafted June 1997)
  • 2000-2012: Texas Rangers (via trade with Darwin Cubillan for Esteban Loaiza on Jul 19, 2000)
  • 2013: Philadelphia Phillies (via trade with $ for Lisalverto Bonilla & Josh Lindblom on Dec 9, 2012)
  • 2013: Los Angeles Dodgers (via trade for PTBNL on Aug 31, 2013)
  • Retired – Jan 31, 2014

Salary History

  • 2013: $16 Million ($15 Million of 09-13 salary is deferred)
  • 2012: $16 Million
  • 2011: $16 Million
  • 2010: $16 Million
  • 2009: $16 Million
  • 2008: $5 Million (was a $4 Million option plus possible $1 in incentives, exercised Mar 07)
  • 2007: $3.5 Million
  • 2006: $3 Million
  • 2005: $2.5 Million
  • 2004: $1 Million
  • 2003: $415,000
  • 2002: $250,000
  • 2001: $200,000
  • 2000: $200,000

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