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CHRIS YOUNG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Young sharp in first start for Royals

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Chris Young pitched three effective innings in his first start with Kansas City since signing two weeks ago, helping the Royals to a 6-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night. Young, the 2014 AL comeback player of the year with Seattle, allowed one run and two hits and struck out three. Justin Upton narrowly missed a home run with a shot off the wall...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Young sharp in 1st start for Royals, who beat Padres 6-1

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Chris Young pitched three effective innings in his first start with Kansas City since signing two weeks ago, helping the Royals to a 6-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday night. Young, the 2014 AL comeback player of the year with Seattle, allowed one run and two hits and struck out three. Justin Upton narrowly missed a home run with a shot off the wall...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Sign Chris Young To One-Year Deal

The Kansas City Royals have announced that they have signed right-handed pitcher Chris Young to a one-year, major-league deal. According to Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com, Young will make a base salary of $675,000. Flanagan adds that Young will receive $250,000 each time he is on the big league roster for a certain amount of days starting at 1, 30, 60 and 90 days, as there are $5,325...
Via Baseball Essential
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals add depth to rotation, sign Young to 1-year contract

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Royals added depth to their starting rotation Saturday by signing veteran right-hander Chris Young to an incentive-laden, one-year contract. Young will make $675,000 in base salary, but he's eligible for $1 million in roster bonuses based on active dads on the roster. He is also eligible for $1.975 million in bonuses for innings pitched, and $2.35 million in...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals sign RHP Chris Young to incentive-laden 1-year deal

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) The Royals added depth to their starting rotation Saturday by signing veteran right-hander Chris Young to an incentive-laden, one-year contract. Young will make $675,000 in base salary, but he's eligible for $1 million in roster bonuses based on active dads on the roster. He is also eligible for $1.975 million in bonuses for innings pitched, and $2.35 million...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Doesn’t Right-Hander Chris Young Have A Job?

Chris Young. Photo Credit: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images. Right-hander Chris Young was almost unanimously named the 2014 American League Comeback Player of the Year. At least he swept all three of the awards for A.L. Comeback Player of the Year being given the award by Major League Baseball,  the Sporting News and the award as voted on by his peers, he was the Player’s Choice...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners Injury Update: Chris Young to make start

Seattle Mariners pitcher Chris Young will make his scheduled start on Saturday against the Texas Rangers despite some concerns about his health, reports Dave Sessions of MLB.com:#450196904 / gettyimages.comNo specific injury has been made apparent, but Young has been shelled in his last two outings and already thrown 150 innings for the first time since 2007. That led to some concern...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Seattle Mariners Pitcher Chris Young’s Comeback Year Take A Hit?

Seattle Mariners’ Chris Young might be getting bounced from the rotation. The 6’10 right-hander has pitched poorly recently and could be facing the hook from Manager Lloyd McClendon. The comeback-player of the year candidate has fallen on hard times. On Tuesday, Young didn’t get out of the first inning against the Oakland Athletics. In fact, Young hasn’t reached the seventh...
Via Oregon Sports News
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The two luckiest pitchers of 2014?

We reside in a numbers-driven baseball world where players are no longer measured by wins, losses, runs batted in or batting average. Instead we measure batters by wOBA and WAR and pitchers by FIP and WAR (among others). As such, players who buck the trends and are considered successful in the old way of looking at things compared to the new way end up being considered lucky. Alfredo...
Via The Flagrant Fan
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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