Worth replaces Young on ALCS roster
When the Tigers were taking batting practice Friday afternoon, there were some hints of optimism that Delmon Young’s strained left oblique would allow him to play in the ALCS. Jim Leyland described him in NFL terms as “probable” and said it would be a game-time decision. The optimism apparently dissipated today, when the Tigers replaced Young on their roster for the ALCS.
Infielder Danny Worth has been added in Young’s place.
What happens to the Tigers lineup without Young around is the next issue. MLB.com’s Barry Bloom wrote a good piece yesterday detailing what Leyland could do with the lineup now that Young is out. Here’s the link: