Young tells Rangers he won't be a distraction

Michael Young had a message for his
teammates before the AL champion Texas Rangers held their first
full-squad workout.
Manager Ron Washington says Young told the team Sunday morning
that "he wasn't going to be a distraction."
Young, expected to be the team's primary designated hitter and
utility infielder, had requested a trade last month. With no deal
done, Young reported to camp on time Saturday and said he was
focused on getting ready for the season.
The longest-tenured Rangers going into his 11th season, Young
says he is "first and foremost" a baseball player and that
nothing will hamper his preparations for the season.
There was rain in the area Sunday, forcing the team to alter its
planned schedule.