(WXYZ) - Friday marked the first day Tigers outfielder Delmon Young could return to the team's lineup, following his seven-day suspension from Major League Baseball.
You can watch the news conference in the video player above.
Young apologized for the actions that led to his arrest in New York last week before Friday's game against the White Sox. The outfielder took responsibility for his actions, noting he has entered a treatment program for alcohol and stressed he is not anti-Semetic.
"I have no one to blame but myself," Young told reporters. "These are my actions. You are your own person, you have to make your own decisions."
Young said he couldn't talk about any details in the pending case, still under investigation in New York. He did, however, discuss the aftermath of the events.
"Being branded a racist or a bigot, it's just not me and my character. I gotta go out there and show the community what's being said about me isn't true. It's up to me."
Young spoke to reporters for just over eight minutes, after warming up with teammates at the ballpark.
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