Chris Young hit .303 with seven extra-base hits and eight RBIs in the D-backs' 7-3 homestand despite taking an 0-for-4 against New York
Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey on Sunday in a 5-1 loss. Young had a three-run homer in an 8-2 victory over Houston a week ago and followed that with a two-run
homer in a 6-2 victory over Colorado on Tuesday. "I'm seeing the ball a little better. Recognizing pitches early, getting more consistent at-bats and
just trying to take advantage of them. You try not to let the outside influences get in your head too much.
You trust that if you continue to get your work in, everything will be all right," Young said. "I'm just
trying to relax and have fun and play the game." Young is the D-backs' best defensive outfielder as it is, and his bat would only lengthen a lineup that
is fourth in the NL in runs scored and second in OPS. He has had a disjointed year. Young had five homers
and 13 RBIs in his first 10 games before suffering a slight...