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...