Michael Young retires after 14 years

Updated: January 30, 2014, 9:58 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

Longtime Texas Rangers infielder Michael Young will announce his retirement Friday at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, the team announced.

Reports surfaced the past few weeks that Young was contemplating whether to play another season, likely in a backup role, or stepping away from the game to spend more time with his family.

Young, who still has a home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, split the 2013 season between the Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles ...

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