Devil Rays prospect claims franchise is 'cheap'

Updated: September 13, 2005, 12:32 AM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay prospect Delmon Young is unhappy about not being called up from the minor leagues this season and said Monday the Devil Rays were reluctant to promote him because the organization is cheap.

The 19-year-old brother of Detroit's Dmitri Young was selected Baseball America's Minor League Player of the Year after splitting time this season between Double-A Montgomery and Triple-A Durham.

Asked why he felt he was not called up, Young replied: "The only ...

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