Lookouts LHP Rob Rasmussen Traded To Phillies

Rasmussen Part Of Michael Young Trade

Sunday, September 1, 2013
Rob Rasmussen
Rob Rasmussen
- photo by Tim Evearitt
The Dodgers added another veteran player with World Series experience on Saturday, acquiring seven-time All-Star infielder Michael Young from the Phillies in exchange for Double-A Chattanooga left-hander Rob Rasmussen.

Young is experienced at each infield position, but has played exclusively at first base and third base this year. In addition to his versatility, Young provides the Dodgers a solid right-handed bat off the bench. He hit .276 with eight home runs, 24 doubles, 42 RBIs and 49 runs scored in 126 games this season with Philadelphia.

Rasmussen joins former Lookout RHP Ethan Martin who went to the Phillies late last summer in a trade.


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