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Yankees reach minor league deal with ex-Mets OF Chris Young

  The New York Yankees have reached a minor league deal with outfielder Chris Young, who played 88 games this season with the crosstown Mets. The 30-year-old hit .205 for the Mets before his release this month. He's shown power at times in his career, hitting 32 home runs in 2007 with Arizona, but he's always struggled to get on base. The minor league season is winding down...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Sign Chris Young

With a right handed bat still on the shopping list, the New York Yankees have made a minor but potentially rewarding move. As first reported via Twitter by Jon Heyman of, the Yankees have signed outfielder Chris Young to a minor league contract. Young played with the crosstown rival New York Mets this season […]
Via On-Base Talk
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Yankees Sign Chris Young To Minor League Deal

Just when we all thought that Chris Young’s career was done in New York… This afternoon, the Yankees signed outfielder Chris Young to a minor league contract according to Jon Heyman of CBS. Young was released by the Mets on August 15th after hitting just .205. He will report to AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets release Chris Young

AP Image The New York Mets habe officially announced the release of outfielder Chris Young on Friday. Roster note: The Mets have released Chris Young. — New York Mets (@Mets) August 16, 2014 Young was signed by the Mets last offseason as a free agent from the Oakland Athletics.  The 30-year old Young also played the Arizona Diamondabcks where he had the most successful years of...
Via New York Sports-Kings
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young Finally gets Old

Chris Young Mets – Photo Credit: phoca2004 (Flickr Creative Commons) In the world of recruiting and human resources there is a saying, “the best predictor of future performance is past performance”.  The New York Mets made a $7.25 million mistake by signing Chris Young this offseason in the hopes that he was going to be another Marlon Byrd type reclamation project.  Instead...
Via Hot Stove MLB
17 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Chris Young released, den Dekker recalled

New York Mets fans can rejoice. Chris Young has been designated for assignment. Fans have been clamoring for Young’s release for months as he has failed to produce to the level of his $7.25 million contract. Young was signed for his power with the hope that he would bounce back from a sub-par 2013 (.200, 14 home runs) but instead the numbers have looked remarkably similar at .205...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young Could Be Out, Matt den Dekker Close To A Callup

It’s sounding like Chris Young’s days are numbered and that the Mets are getting ready to cut bait with him, perhaps as soon as this weekend. One reporter, Mike Puma, also hears that Mets brass is expected to have a conversation soon on promoting Matt den Dekker, and as I wrote previously, when he comes, he will play regularly. Keep it tuned to MMO while we follow this story…...
Via Mets Merized Online
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cutting Chris Young Should Be Next On To-Do List

Could it really be this easy? Could cutting Chris Young be the answer to all of the Mets problems this year? Of course not. As Mike Vaccaro wrote today in the New York Post, cutting Young would be a scapegoat of sorts, but simply his presence on the team contradicts the entire edict of this team. Sandy Alderson is a man of accountability and Young has been a drain on an otherwise...
Via Mets Merized Online
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young: Is he deja vu all over again?

There’s an old saying, “those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it”. It seems that while watching the 2014 version of the New York Mets, that management hasn’t learned that lesson. For example, in December of 2009, the Mets outbid no one in order to overpay for a solid defensive corner outfielder that was supposed to have a big bat too. That player is Jason...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors: Rockies edition

Questions have been swirling over the past two weeks regarding the Colorado Rockies’ apparent willingness to part with shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and/or outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. The New York Mets have been mentioned in connection to both players as we are slightly more than 24 hours away from the trade deadline. Certainly the Mets have a need for both. Ruben Tejada still has...
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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