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Delwyn Young

31-Year-Old Outfielder – Free Agent

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 190   DOB: 6/30/1982   BORN: Los Angeles, CA   COLLEGE: Santa Barbara CC   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor league contract with the Nationals in January of 2013.

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Young signed a minor league contract with the Nationals on Monday, William Ladson of MLB.com reports.

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Delwyn Young Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 22 A Ver 129 540 470 76 132 61 36 3 22 85 11 4 57 134 2 4 7 .281 .364 .511 .875
2005 23 AA JAC 96 412 377 52 112 44 27 1 16 64 1 3 27 88 1 4 3 .297 .345 .501 .846
2005 23 AAA LAS 36 170 160 23 52 16 12 0 4 14 0 0 8 35 1 0 1 .325 .361 .475 .836
2006 24 AAA LAS 140 583 532 76 145 61 42 1 18 98 3 4 42 104 1 5 3 .273 .326 .457 .783
2006 24 MAJ LAD 8 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2007 25 AAA LAS 121 537 490 107 165 76 54 5 17 97 4 3 38 105 0 6 3 .337 .384 .571 .955
2007 25 MAJ LAD 19 36 34 4 13 4 1 1 2 3 1 0 2 5 0 0 0 .382 .417 .647 1.064
2008 26 AAA LAS 13 56 49 14 17 9 5 1 3 10 0 0 7 8 0 0 0 .347 .429 .673 1.102
2008 26 MAJ LAD 83 143 126 10 31 10 9 0 1 7 0 0 14 34 3 0 0 .246 .321 .341 .663
2009 27 AAA ALB 3 10 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .111 .200 .111 .311
2009 27 MAJ PIT 124 388 354 40 94 25 16 2 7 43 2 0 29 90 1 1 3 .266 .326 .381 .707
2010 28 MAJ PIT 110 207 191 22 45 19 11 1 7 28 1 0 13 52 1 1 1 .236 .286 .414 .700
2011 29 AAA Leh 126 480 442 51 108 41 30 0 11 51 0 1 30 109 0 3 5 .244 .298 .387 .685
Career  (View All) MAJ   344 779 710 76 183 58 37 4 17 81 4 0 58 182 5 2 4 .258 .317 .393 .709

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Delwyn Young: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2010 10 8 21 21 4
2009 53 30 4 26

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Delwyn Young Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

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Delwyn Young Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 22 A Ver 540 470 10.6% 24.8% 0.43 71% .350 .230
2005 23 AA JAC 412 377 6.6% 21.4% 0.31 77% .352 .204
2005 23 AAA LAS 170 160 4.7% 20.6% 0.23 78% .397 .150
2006 24 AAA LAS 583 532 7.2% 17.8% 0.40 80% .310 .184
2006 24 MAJ LAD 5 5 0% 20% 0.00 80% .000 .000
2007 25 AAA LAS 537 490 7.1% 19.6% 0.36 79% .402 .234
2007 25 MAJ LAD 36 34 5.6% 13.9% 0.40 85% .407 .265
2008 26 AAA LAS 56 49 12.5% 14.3% 0.88 84% .368 .326
2008 26 MAJ LAD 143 126 9.8% 23.8% 0.41 73% .330 .095
2009 27 AAA ALB 10 9 10% 20% 0.50 78% .143 .000
2009 27 MAJ PIT 388 354 7.5% 23.2% 0.32 75% .339 .115
2010 28 MAJ PIT 207 191 6.3% 25.1% 0.25 73% .288 .178
2011 29 AAA Leh 480 442 6.3% 22.7% 0.28 75% .301 .143
Career MAJ   779 710 7.4% 23.4% 0.32 74% .325 .135

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Best Matchups for Delwyn Young (by OPS, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Brian Wilson LA 5 3 1 2 0 1 0 .600 1.400 2.000
Manuel Corpas COL 4 2 1 2 0 1 0 .500 1.250 1.750
Micah Owings MIA 4 3 0 1 1 0 0 .750 1.000 1.667
Bruce Chen KC 3 1 1 3 0 1 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Mat Latos CIN 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Stephen Strasburg WAS 3 1 1 2 0 2 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Ryan Dempster BOS 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 .750 .750 1.500
Aaron Harang ATL 4 2 0 2 0 1 0 .500 1.000 1.500
Edwin Jackson CHI-N 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 .333 1.000 1.333
Zach Miner SEA 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.333

Worst Matchups for Delwyn Young (by OPS, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Matt Cain SF 6 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .143
Matt Belisle COL 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Heath Bell TB 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
John Lannan NY-N 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Ross Detwiler WAS 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Tyler Clippard WAS 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
James McDonald CHI-N 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Sergio Romo SF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
CC Sabathia NY-A 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Johan Santana BAL 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Delwyn Young: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The White Sox reassigned Young to minor league camp Wednesday, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Young has signed a minor league deal with the White Sox, which includes an invitation to spring training, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Young or Ronnie Belliard are the likely candidates to be recalled from the minors when Shane Victorino hits the disabled list Friday, CSNPhilly.com reports.

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Young was assigned to the minor leagues Wednesday, the Wilmington News Journal reports.

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Young is a finalist for a bench job with the Phillies, the Wilmington News Journal reports.

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Young went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI Friday. He's now 12-for-36 this spring.

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Young received a non-roster invitation to Phillies spring training Thursday, the team's official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2011

Young primarily served as a pinch-hitter and bad fielding outfielder/third baseman for Pittsburgh last season, hitting .236/.286/.414 with seven homers and 28 RBI in 191 at-bats. The Bucs would've considering bringing him back as a pinch-hitter, but Young likely would have made $1 million-plus had the team taken him to arbitration. His legacy in Pittsburgh will have to stand as the team's worst fielding third baseman in recent memory and as the first player to take Stephen Strasburg deep. Young was signed to a minor league deal by the Phillies and will get a chance to compete for a bench job with the club this spring.

2010

Young experienced both the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat on a professional level in 2009. After coming cheap to Pittsburgh in a trade with the Dodgers, Young opened some eyes with his clutch pinch-hitting abilities early in the season. Then, with starting second baseman Freddy Sanchez dealt to San Francisco, the Pirates tried to make Young a major league caliber second baseman in the middle of the season. He batted .311 through Aug. 25, but hit just .155 (in 103 at-bats) the rest of the way. The Bucs acquired second baseman Akinori Iwamura in the offseason, moving Young back into the outfield mix as a backup player. As a result, Young's 2010 role has been reduced to that of a part-time player and pinch-hitter extraordinaire.

2009

After hitting an impressive .337/.384/.571 for Triple-A Las Vegas in 2007, Young failed to build on that promise this past season, hitting just .246/.321/.341 in 126 at-bats for the Dodgers. Young was slowed by a strained oblique for a good portion of the year, however, and most scouts don't doubt his ability to hit at the big league level. Young, though, is a man without a position and likely won't be much more than a part-time player in 2009.

2008

After posting a .955 OPS in Triple-A and going 13-for-34 with four extra-base hits for the Dodgers in September, Young figures to have an excellent chance to make the big league club this year. He won't win a starting role in a crowded Dodgers outfield, but Young appears to have the inside track at being the club's fourth outfielder and primary pinch-hitter. Young needs to improve defensively, but at this point, there's little doubt that his bat will play at the big league level.

2007

After his defense necessitated a move from second base to the oufield, Young appears to be an extreme longshot to make a major league impact with the Dodgers. He remains a decent prospect and perhaps some team looking at his 98 RBI this year will attempt to pry him from the Dodgers and give him a job as a fourth outfielder.

2006

Despite solid hitting numbers across the board throughout his minor league career, Young hasn't received much hype as a prospect. One reason for that is his defense is considered to be subpar at second base, and a position change is likely in the offing. With the Dodgers signing Rafael Furcal, having Cesar Izturis under contract and Joel Guzman in the pipeline, he's unlikely to be a significant part of their long-term plans.

2005

Young showed very nice power for a second baseman at high Single-A Vero Beach in 2004. Some question his ability to stay at second, but because he's shown good power, a move to the outfield wouldn't severely harm his prospect status. He'll head to Double-A to start the season.