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The Night is (Chris) Young: Royals Down Tigers, 4-1

It's no secret that the Tigers dominated the Royals all throughout last season, especially at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City was an abysmal 2-8 against Detroit in home games, and the first home series in May really set the table for what was to come. The Royals were 14-12 in April last year, and the Tigers came to town for a three-game set for early season control of the AL Central...
Via Royals Blue
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Young and Madson working on no-hit bid through 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chris Young and reliever Ryan Madson have combined on a no-hit bid for the Kansas City Royals through seven innings against the Detroit Tigers. Young, who was making his first start of the season Friday night, was pulled when his pitch count reached 81 after five innings with the Royals leading 4-0. He struck out nine and pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tigers Leadoff: Tigers look to get back to their winning ways vs. Royals

  Well, the Detroit Tigers (15-8) first game in the season series against the Kansas City Royals (15-7) didn’t go how any Tiger fan would have hoped, but the good news is they play almost every day and today is another opportunity to begin a winning streak. Today’s game features two starting pitchers that weren’t in their respective rotations to begin the year tasked with...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young expected to start for Royals on Friday

Chris Young is tentatively scheduled to make a spot start for the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Young, 35, won the 2014 American League comeback player of the year award yet had to settle for a one-year deal worth $675,000 from the Royals this spring. Since the season started Young has been working out of the Royals bullpen. A year ago he appeared in 30 games – 29 starts...
7 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
March 03, 2015  |  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 / 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

Chris Young Challenges the Data

“You should go look at the research again and see what the charts say,” Chris Young, the Seattle Mariners pitcher, emphatically told me one afternoon this season. We were talking about high fastballs and he didn’t agree with something I’d said. In particular, it was about his high fastballs. Only four starters are throwing the fastball more often […]
Via Fangraphs
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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