Dmitri Young Works Out For Philadelphia Phillies
Former Washington Nationals first baseman Dmitri Young worked out with the Philadelphia Phillies, according to ESPN’s Jim Bowden.
Dmitri Young worked out for the Phillies who said he showed Quick hands great foot work and his normal special bat speed...he's lost 75 lbs—
JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) January 30, 2012
Young, 38, last played in the Major Leagues in 2008 when he hit 280/.394/.400 with four home runs in just 50 games for Washington. He later announced his retirement in 2010 due to a constant struggle with weight issues and diabetes.
The two-time All-Star has a .292 career BA with a 683 RBI and 171 homeruns. Young was named the NL Comeback Player of the Year in 2007 when he hit .320/.378/.491 with 13 home runs and 74 RBI for the Nationals.