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Source: Yanks had no shot at Young

Updated: August 1, 2013, 11:52 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

LOS ANGELES -- The New York Yankees likely will not acquire Michael Young in a waiver deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, according to a source with knowledge of the conversations between the teams on Wednesday afternoon.

Young, 36, has a no-trade clause in his contract but agreed just before Wednesday's non-waiver deadline to approve a possible deal to the Yankees, which failed to materialize.

The source said that although it was communicated about an hour before the 4 p.m. ET ...

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