Sunday, July 05, 2009

Delmon Young: An Argument For Patience


Buy low and sell high.

This may be the oldest cliché when it comes to investments, but it is also one of the most accurate.

The Minnesota Twins missed that memo when they bought high by trading for Delmon Young following the 2007 season.

Young was the runner-up to Dustin Pedroia in the American League Rookie of the Year voting after hitting .288 with 13 homers and 93 runs batted in.

His attitude, however, didn’t fit with the “future vision” of the rechristened Rays and they were looking to swap the youngster. With Torii Hunter departing for Los Angeles, the Twins were looking to improve their suddenly depleted outfield and Young seemed to be the answer.

Read the rest of the article at BleacherReport.

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