Report: Cubs Eyeing Rangers’ Michael Young

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Michael Young #10 of the Texas Rangers runs to first base against the San Francisco Giants during an exhibition baseball game in the first meeting between the two teams since the World Series during the spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium on March 7, 2011 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

BOSTON (CBS) — The Cubs are eyeing Texas Rangers third baseman Michael Young for a trade, according to published reports.

If the Cubs are able to get salary relief, a deal could be made in which Young would switch to second base for the Cubs, according to the Boston Globe.

Young made his Major League debut for the Rangers in 2000, and has a batting average of .300, with 158 home runs and 811 RBIs.

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