A’s activate Young from DL
The Oakland Athletics have activated outfielder Chris Young from
the disabled list.
A’s manager Bob Melvin put Young into the starting lineup for
Saturday’s game against the Kansas City Royals. Young, who had been
out with a strained left quad, batted seventh and was in right
An offseason acquisition from Arizona, Young has struggled in
his first season with the A’s. He was batting just .172 with 15
RBIs in 23 games before getting hurt.
To clear room, Oakland first baseman Daric Barton was designated
for assignment. Barton hit .143 with one home run and three RBIs in
eight games with the A’s.