Signed OF Delmon Young

The Orioles have announced the singing of OF Delmon Young to a minor league contract with an initiation to spring training. Young, 28, hit .260/.307/.407 last season and has a career line of .303/.341/.471 against left-handed pitching.

Dan Duquette stated that Young’s role will be to compete for a spot on the roster to hit against left-handed pitching.

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS plus_slugging_plus”>OPS+
2006 20 TBD AL 30 131 126 16 40 9 1 3 10 2 2 1 24 .317 .336 .476 .812 108
2007 21 TBD AL 162 681 645 65 186 38 0 13 93 10 3 26 127 .288 .316 .408 .723 91
2008 22 MIN AL 152 623 575 80 167 28 4 10 69 14 5 35 105 .290 .336 .405 .741 100
2009 23 MIN AL 108 416 395 50 112 16 2 12 60 2 5 12 92 .284 .308 .425 .733 92
2010 24 MIN AL 153 613 570 77 170 46 1 21 112 5 4 28 81 .298 .333 .493 .826 124
2011 25 TOT AL 124 503 473 54 127 21 1 12 64 1 0 23 85 .268 .302 .393 .695 90
2011 25 MIN AL 84 325 305 26 81 16 0 4 32 1 0 18 55 .266 .305 .357 .662 82
2011 25 DET AL 40 178 168 28 46 5 1 8 32 0 0 5 30 .274 .298 .458 .756 103
2012 26 DET AL 151 608 574 54 153 27 1 18 74 0 2 20 112 .267 .296 .411 .707 88
2013 27 PHI NL 80 291 272 22 71 13 0 8 31 0 0 14 69 .261 .302 .397 .699 92
2013 27 TBR AL 23 70 62 8 16 3 0 3 7 0 0 6 9 .258 .329 .452 .780 117
8 Yrs 983 3936 3692 426 1042 201 10 100 520 34 21 165 704 .282 .316 .423 .739 98