Young Heads to Dodgers 9/3/13
- The National League West-leading Dodgers have acquired veteran infielder Michael Young from Philadelphia for a minor league pitcher. Young was in uniform for Monday's game at Colorado but not in the starting lineup. Young, who waived his no trade clause to make the move, hit .276 with eight home runs and 42 RBIs with the Phillies this season.
In other baseball news:
- The Atlanta Braves recalled right-hander Kameron Loe from Triple-A Gwinnett and announced he will make a fill-in start against the Mets on Wednesday. Gonzalez said the remainder of the rotation will stay on schedule.
- The Reds have promoted speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton to help them try to catch the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL Central. It's Hamilton's first time in the majors. Last year, he set a professional baseball single-season record by stealing 175 bases in Class A and Double-A. He was promoted to Triple-A for the first time this season and stole 75 bases while batting .256 in 123 games.