Michael Young to Retire After 14 MLB Seasons, FoxSports.com Says

Michael Young, who spent 13 Major League Baseball seasons with the Texas Rangers, has decided to retire, FoxSports.com reported, without saying where it got the information.

Young, 37, played 121 games for the Philadelphia Phillies last season and 21 more for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He batted .279 with eight home runs and 46 runs batted in.

Young was named to seven All-Star teams and played in two World Series for the Rangers. In 1,873 games for Texas, he batted .301 with 177 home runs and 984 RBIs.

Young was picked in the fifth round of the 1997 draft by the Toronto Blue Jays and was traded to the Rangers in 2000, making his major league debut that year.

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