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Dodgers Acquire Michael Young from Phillies

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According to Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal, the Dodgers acquired infielder Michael Young from the Philadelphia Phillies.

Young waived his no-trade clause to allow the trade to go through Rosenthal also reported.

Young's batting line is .272/.333/.389 which is roughly about the same as Juan Uribe's line of .268/.326/.395. Uribe is the superior fielder.

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There are many rules and exceptions on playoff roster eligibility, however the biggest criteria is that the player must be in the organization by midnight ET on August 31. Fox Sports created a baseball transaction rules for dummy cheat sheet.

Update: ESPN's Jayson Stark tweeted that the Dodgers will send a minor league pitcher to complete the trade.

Update: The Dodgers officially announce the deal on Twitter.