OAKLAND, Calif. -- Rangers designated hitter and super-utility man Michael Young got his 200th hit on Tuesday in Oakland, driving in Josh Hamilton from second on a single to right in the third. It gave the Rangers a 5-0 lead.
Young now has 200 hits for the sixth time in his career. He's the 16th player in major league history with as many as six 200-hit seasons and the third active player (Ichiro Suzuki has 10 and Derek Jeter has 7).
Young leads the team with 40 doubles and 103 RBIs and is just the fifith player since 1960 with more than one season at least 200 hits, 40 doubles and 100 RBIs (he also did it in 2006).