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Rangers: Michael Young trade 'tough'

Updated: December 10, 2012, 2:07 PM ET
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The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired seven-time All-Star infielder Michael Young from the Texas Rangers for two relief pitchers.

The deal was announced Sunday, a day after Young agreed to waive his no-trade clause.

"Given the makeup of our roster, and some of our internal options, I think this was the right way to go," Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Sunday morning in a teleconference with reporters.

The Phillies are sending ...

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