Washington, DC (Sports Network) - The Philadelphia Phillies have designated
Delmon Young for assignment.
The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for fellow outfielder Casper
Wells, who the Phillies claimed off waivers from the Chicago White Sox on
Young, 27, signed a one-year contract with the Phillies over the winter after
helping the Detroit Tigers to a World Series appearance. The 2012 ALCS MVP
underwent offseason ankle surgery and didn't debut for Philadelphia until late
The former No. 1 overall pick batted .261 with eight homers and 31 RBI over 80
games with the Phillies.
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