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# Brandon Young -

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: IF
: Los Angeles, CA
/:  S/R
: 5-10
: 180 lbs

Brandon Young, signed with the Bears on 6/26/2011, comes to Newark after a successful career at Benedict College, an NCAA Division II school in Columbia, SC, where he played for his father, Selwyn, a long-time college coach. Young batted .345 with two HR and 40 RBI in 52 games as a junior and batted .349 with no HR and 41 RBI in 43 games this season. He was part of the ''Running Tigers,'' a program that led all NCAA baseball in stolen bases as a team over the last three seasons. Young had 45 stolen bases in 54 attempts over the last two seasons.