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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
10 days ago  |  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

Young Could Make Perfect Sense To Replace Dickey In Mets Rotation

Chris Young remains a viable option to be re-signed to fill the rotation void according to what a source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Young, returning from surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder, made 20 starts for the Mets in 2012 and went 4-9 with a 4.15 ERA in 115 innings. The innings total was his highest since logging 173 innings with San Diego...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets’ Chris Young Ends On A High ($350K) Note

It was thought Chris Young might not even pitch this season coming off serious shoulder surgery. Instead, he collected $350,000 in bonuses last night for reaching the 20 starts-110 innings milestone. That’s a lot of money for a supposedly cheap team out of contention to shell out the final week of the season. Other teams in similar situations have pulled the player so they wouldn’t...
Via Mets Merized Online
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

It is time to end the Chris Young era in New York

Tuesday night the Mets scored more runs (9) than they had in their previous five games (8). They pounded out 14 hits, including multi-hit games from five of their first six hitters in the lineup. They had two homers and came back from 4-1 and 5-4 deficits. They also received 5.2 scoreless innings from their bullpen. They beat the hated Phillies, bringing their record against...
Via Mets360.com
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Young is solidifying a very solid New York Mets rotation

During the New York Mets 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers last night, right-hander Chris Young tossed 6 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on six hits, en route to his second victory of the 2012 season: Young retired the first nine batters he faced — striking out three — before hitting his only rough patch of the game in the bottom half of the fourth.  After three-straight...
Via MetsZilla
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

The crazy and unlikely success of Chris Young

I am glad that Chris Young is back in the rotation for the Mets; however, I am not quite sure exactly why. Obviously, he is an upgrade on Chris Schwinden. But if you go down and list his pros and cons, there are an awful lot of things to be concerned about with Young. He’s injury prone, his fastball doesn’t light up the radar guns, he gives up a ton of fly balls, he has unsustainable...
Via Mets360.com
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Young Set To Return This Week

Chris Young was effective for the Mets last year, but was limited to 4 starts before his shoulder problems began. Over the next week, several Mets are expected to return from injury and rejoin the 25 man roster. One of these injured players is Chris Young. Young, all 82 inches of him, is expected to enter the Mets rotation upon return. Whether or not Young will help the Mets is a...
Via The Daily Stache
June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Young Has Solid Rehab Start. Flushing On The Horizon?

Mets tall right hander, Chris Young made his first rehab start last night in Port St. Lucie. The methodical Young had a solid outing,  going 5 innings without allowing a run.  In Young's first outing since have surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his pitching shoulder last May, he was better than anyone could have expected. Young pitched 5 innings, didn't allow...
Via Long Island Met Fan
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets News: Chris Young Tosses Five Scoreless Innings

Chris Young tossed five scoreless innings tonight as St. Lucie beat Brevard County 4-3. It was his first official minor league game since undergoing May 16, 2011 surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder. Young allowed five hits and two walks while striking out four batters. Young is expected to make 3-4 more minor league starts at a higher level before joining...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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