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DMITRI YOUNG RUMORS & GOSSIP

PHOTO: Dmitri Young looks like he’s half the man he use to be

Dmitri Young, former National (2007-08, '07 All-Star), is at GABP. He is literally half the man he used to be … pic.twitter.com/RO9cc8mhPO — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) July 25, 2014 Former Tigers slugger Dmitri Young who was once close to 300 lbs. during his days in Major League Baseball looks to be half that size if not more. Once known as the “D’MeatHook...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Witness ex-Red Dmitri Young's amazing weight transformation

Former Reds slugger Dmitri Young was on hand Friday night at Great American Ball Park to watch two of his former teams do battle on the diamond. And it would be no stretch to say that the 40-year-old has never looked better.Check out this side-by-side photo posted by MLB Cut 4 showing the amazing weight transformation Young has made since the end of his playing days. According to...
Via Redlegs Review
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Dmitri Young shows off astounding weight loss

Ex-big leaguer Dmitri Young got a whole lot smaller, so much that he looks half the size he used to be. Young spent 13 seasons in the MLB, belting 171 home runs and hitting .292 for his career. He was even a two-time All-Star back in 2003 and 2008, and was always larger-than-life on the field. Young visited Great American Ball Park on Friday to catch a game between two of his former...
Via NESN.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dmitri Young is skinny, and he wears a hat to remind you who he is (or was)

Who's that skinny guy with @CharlieSlowes? It's @DaMeathookYoung pic.twitter.com/KeDW585zUP — Dave Jageler (@DaveJageler) July 25, 2014 Skinny Dmitri Young is skinnier than ever and so skinny that it’s hard to recognize him. He still has that gregarious personality, though — look at the hat he wears to help people realize it’s still Da Meat Hook. When people didn...
Via Bloguin Best
16 hours ago  |  Discuss
NICE HAUL

Ex-MLBer sells card collection for $2.5M

Former major leaguer Dmitri Young, the brother of Tigers OF Delmon, recently sold his baseball card collection in an auction for a whopping $2,461,032.

Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Tigers' Young: 'That's not me'

DETROIT --- Delmon Young was back in uniform Friday night, a week after being arrested in New York for an alleged hate crime. He's hoping that will be the next step in regaining some normality in his life. Young came off baseball's restricted list at the end of his seven-day suspension, and met with the media before Detroit's game against Chicago. He started the press...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Dmitri Young to work out for Pirates

tweeted: Dmitri Young (nicknamed “Da Meat Hook”) hasn’t played since 2008 and has had some serious weight and health issues in the past. But now, the 38-year old has slimmed down big-time and is looking to make a comeback. ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick wrote a good piece about Young’s efforts to make it back to the bigs, and it includes this awesome quote that should inspire...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss
D'MEAT HOOK

Pirates working out Dmitri Young

Dmitri Young has been out of MLB since 2008 after battling diabetes and alcoholism. He's reportedly set to work out for the Pirates.

Via Pirates Prospects
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Dmitri Young explains his weight loss and comeback

This photo of Dmitri Young — taken by WTOP’s Craig Heist during this month’s winter meetings — got some online love from Nats fans, who continue to save a soft, mushy, flabby spot in their hearts for Da Meat Hook. Young, you see, has lost 70 pounds and is looking to make a comeback in 2012. “I really want this to happen,”one Nats fan wrote. “Miss you, Meathook.”...
Via D.C. Sports Bog
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Dmitri Young Is All Skinny Now

Dmitri Young, our sixth-most blogged-about person of 2008, weighed in at 291 pounds once, the year after batting .320, and he’s looked pretty much the same ever since. Here’s what Da Meathook is looking like now, though, (via Nats Enquirer): There’s no telling what the secret to his success is (massage therapy perhaps?), but word is he’s lost 70 pounds, which is 20 more...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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