Treatment of Michael Young is a crime

Rangers' underappreciation of team player through the years develops into standoff

Updated: February 8, 2011, 8:03 AM ET
By Jim Reeves | ESPNDallas.com

If this had been the first chapter of a "Whodunit?" the ending would already be ruined for us. We'd already know who the "killer" was long before we reached the end of the book.

In the curiously sad and bloody case of the Texas Rangers and Michael Young, however, we'd also know it was "death by committee." It was a conspiracy to commit "murder" on the local career of a player whose only crime was in giving his heart and soul to an organization he loved with every fiber of his being.


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