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Dmitri Young has checked into the Betty Ford Clinic according to WDFN-AM Detroit:

A source close to Dimitri Young has told WDFN that the Tigers power hitter has checked into the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, California. The Tigers would neither confirm nor deny the report, saying simply that Young remains away from the club for personal reasons, and have no further comment on the matter. Calls to Dimitri's agent have gone un-returned. Young was placed on the disabled list for a strained quadricep on May 23rd and has not been with the team. The Betty Ford Center is a well-known alcohol & drug rehabilitation clinic founded by the former first lady.

Sad day for a player that was somewhat of a fan favorite in Detroit. Following a couple trips to the DL and struggles on and off the field (including a domestic violence charge), it looks like Dmitri will never get a chance with the Tigers again.