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Peter Moylan

Michael Young will have reduced role with Dodgers

Michael Young will have reduced role with Dodgers

When Michael Young joins the Dodgers on Monday, he will pursue his first World Series championship ring from a new vantage point. Young, 36, is a 14-year veteran and seven-time All-Star. For the first time in his career, he will not be a regular. "He really hasn't been a regular the last few years," said Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly. "He's been a guy playing part time and all over." The latter is true; the former is not. Young has transitioned from an everyday shortstop into a third baseman into a player who has started at all four infield positions the last three seasons. In 2011 and 2012, before the Texas Rangers traded him to the Philadelphia Phillies,...