It's over, folks! It's over! The Phillies announced today the have designated outfielder Delmon Young for assignment to make room for Casper Wells, who was claimed off waivers yesterday.
Young, 27, was hitting .261/.302/.397 with eight home runs and 31 RBI in 80 games for the Phillies. He was nine plate appearances away from a $150,000 bonus. Wells, 28, was batting .155/.211/.169 in 41 games between the A's and White Sox.
All I have to say is: YES! This is great news. I was so tired of Delmon Young's crap in the outfield. This is just phenomenal. We will get to see more of Darin Ruf in the outfield hopefully. I'm just happy with the direction of this move although Wells isn't a game-changer by any stretch of the imagination. I don't know why - probably because it is Friday.
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