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Sunday, September 30, 2012
Michael Young (Achilles) wants to play Monday

By Richard Durrett

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers infielder and desginated hitter Michael Young came out of Sunday's 8-7 win in the middle of the game because of a sore left Achilles tendon.

Young said he could play any infield position except second base with the pain, which has been around for about a month. He said because he has to charge so many balls at second, it was bothering him a bit on Sunday.

Manager Ron Washington saw Young limping a bit after running to first and didn't want to take any chances, so he put Jurickson Profar in the field to take Young's place.