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Delmon Young May Be Done Slumping If…

Published by on April 27, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Those comparisons to great hitters of recent yore have long since died down. Suddenly, Delmon Young was just another talented, but struggling outfielder who had his current employers wondering if he would ever develop into something special.

It's still much too early to ascertain whether Young, the first pick in the 2003 amateur draft, will turn into an offensive presence like Albert Belle, a hitter to whom he's most often compared. But Young, after a slow start in 2009, is definitely showing signs of life.

In his past four games, Young is five-for-14, lifting his season average to .255 in 47 at-bats. He's amassed eight RBI in 13 games overall, which is a remarkable statistic consid...

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