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Michael Young makes first start at 1B

Updated: February 28, 2011, 6:03 PM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Veteran infielder Michael Young visited unfamiliar territory Monday, making his first-ever start at first base during the Texas Rangers' spring training game against the Kansas City Royals.

"I've never played a game at first," Young said before the game.

Not in Little League, high school or even UC-Santa Barbara. Not in the minors, and definitely not during any of his 11 seasons in the major leagues.

Young handled only one chance in four innings on ...

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