Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Michael Young is okay with being traded as long as a team that he is traded to visit Texas Rangers according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
The Phillies reportedly plan on calling up third baseman Cody Asche, according to Yahoo’s Jeff Passan indicating a trade could be imminent. Asche, 23, is hitting .295/.352/.485 in 446 Triple-A plate appearances.
The Yankees have been rumored to be interested in Young, with a report from the Daily News stating they have been “monitoring” Young for some time.
The 36-year old Young is batting .277 with seven home runs and 32 RBIs this season
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 30, 2013