The latest on Phillies third baseman Michael Young…
- The Phillies are skeptical they will make any move prior to the deadline, tweets Bob Nightengale.
- Young would approve a trade to the Yankees, according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News (on Twitter).
- Two executives believe the Phillies and Red Sox are discussing Young, and the Yankees would have interest if that falls through and Young would waive his no-trade for them, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post.
- Young is unlikely to waive his no-trade clause for anywhere but Texas, hears Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald, while WEEI's Rob Bradford has a source who's not confident Young will accept a trade to any team.
- It is doubtful the Red Sox will make a move for Young, tweets Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.
- As of a few minutes ago the Phillies hadn't called the Red Sox about Young's willingness to go there, and Boston's interest is not certain, tweets Peter Gammons of Gammons Daily.
- Young is unlikely to get through waivers in August, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post.
- Young has changed his mind and is now willing to waive his no-trade clause to go to the Red Sox, tweets Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Previously, he was only willing to go back to the Rangers.