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Phillies counting on Michael Young to solidify lineup, infield

By Jim Vaughn, Sports / Anchor, JVaughn@wfmz.com
Published On: Mar 22 2013 09:51:26 AM CDT

The Phillies picked up Michael Young this off-season, a move that changes Young's role, he's now playing 3rd base every day and enjoying the change.

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In acquiring veteran Michael Young in an offseason trade with the Texas Rangers, the Phillies attempted to fill two voids: an everyday third baseman, and a reliable, versatile right-handed bat in the lineup. 

Young is a lifetime .301 hitter with seven All-Star game appearances on his resume. 

And the Phils hope he'll provide them with more of the same in 2013.  Jim Vaughn has more.