Young, 32, told FOXSports.com on Sunday night that he has asked for a trade and given the Rangers a small list of teams for which he would waive his no-trade clause.
There's almost certainly not a player living off of the past as much as Young (okay, maybe this guy). It's not enough that Young is a terrible fielder but also that his bat is in a steady decline. That just so happens to be the one thing that made him somewhat valuable. Here's a look at his WARs since 2005:
That's not a good trend to have. Further, his contract is awful -- through 2013 with 16 annually. So yeah, he won a Gold Glove, and he's probably an All-Star until the Rangers (or whomever) take him out back, but he's not worth the time.
Edit: also see Tommy's comment, apparently something's up.