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Young, several others, still seek an opportunity

Eric Young and Phil Nevin are among a number of free agents still waiting to land a job as spring training fast approaches.

Originally Published: January 25, 2007
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Eric Young has a 3-month-old son, Dallas Dupree, who brightens every day this offseason. But the joy and sleep deprivation that accompany life with a newborn can't sway him from his winter routine.

Several days a week, Young drives to the Baseball USA Center near his Houston home and gets down to business with friend and training partner Randy Brown. When Young isn't in the batting cage or playing catch, he's running, lifting weights and doing flexibility work to keep his 39-year-old body ...

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