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Young rejoins Rangers' lineup, plans to play through hairline fracture

Updated: June 7, 2008, 11:39 PM ET
Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers' shortstop Michael Young was back in the lineup Saturday night against the Tampa Bay Rays despite a hairline fracture in his left ring finger.

The four-time All-Star, who missed Friday night's game against the Rays after sustaining the injury in a weight-lifting accident, has a league-high 21-game hitting streak. He said he knows he can play with the injury because he's done so before.

"I broke a finger on the other hand in my rookie year," ...

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