The Michael Young-to-the-Red Sox rumor is back on the front burner again, with Fox' Ken Rosenthal reporting that the Sox had their vice president of player personnel, Allard Baird, watch the Phillies in back-to-back series before the All-Star break. The Yankees, according to Rosenthal, are also interested in the veteran infielder.
Red Sox reportedly pursuing Phillies' Young
July 16, 2013, 2:45 pm
Here's how our partners at Rotoworld see it:
The Red Sox would play Young at third base while the Yankees could shuffle him between the hot corner and first base. . . . Still, it's unclear if the Phillies will sell, as they sit at 48-48 on the year and are reportedly in the market for outfield and bullpen help. Young, who will be a free agent after the season, as a full no-trade clause.