Michael Young trade to Phillies could happen Saturday

Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE

Seven time All-Star Michael Young has reportedly agreed to waive his no trade clause to head to the Philadelphia Phillies. The trade could be completed Saturday.

The end of the Michael Young era as a Texas Ranger could be coming to an end as soon as this weekend. Adam Morris of Lone Star Ball tweets that MLB.com writer T.R. Sullivan is reporting Young will be traded to the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday.

Young has a no trade clause and hadn't made it known whether he'd consent the move to Philadelphia. It's hasn't been made immediately clear what the Phillies would send back in a deal for Young, but the two teams were actively engaged in talks throughout this week's Winter meetings.

The Young trade is just one of several conversations the Rangers were rumored to be involved in. They were also reportedly heavily involved in trade talks for Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton and have been also been linked to free agent pitcher Zack Greinke. It's also still unclear whether the team will bring back outfielder Josh Hamilton.

Young, a seven time All-Star, has spent his entire 12-year career with the Rangers.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Dallas

You must be a member of SB Nation Dallas to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Dallas. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Dallas

You must be a member of SB Nation Dallas to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Dallas. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.