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CHRIS YOUNG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Could Tuesday be Young's last start for Royals before move to pen?

The Kansas City Royals are looking for Johnny Cueto to make an impact in the postseason but his presence will first be felt in the starting rotation. Chris Young makes his case to remain among the starters Tuesday night when the Royals attempt to send the Cleveland Indians to their longest home losing streak in 40 years. Kansas City (60-38) has matched the best start in franchise...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Slow and Steady Does it for Chris Young in Middle of Kansas City Royals Rotation

OAKLAND, CA – JUNE 27: Chris Young #32 of the Kansas City Royals pitches against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the first inning at O.co Coliseum on June 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) Movement and location – of the components necessary to be be a big league pitcher, the aforementioned two are probably the most overlooked...
Via The Sports Journal
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Young Keeps Turning Back the Clock With Royals

KANSAS CITY, MO – JUNE 4: Chris Young #32 of the Kansas City Royals throws in the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Kauffman Stadium on June 4, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. Mandatory credit: Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images Chris Young, a native of Dallas, was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2000 Amateur Draft and four years later he made his major league...
Via The Sports Journal
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Early season surprises

Chris Young has been a great surprise to the team to this point (royals.mlb.com). Through the first fifth of the season, the Kansas City Royals are off to a solid 20-12 start and currently lead the American League Central. Numerous players have started the season off strong putting up impressive numbers and helping the club pick up where they left off last season. Two of the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 12, 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 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

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

Nationals rumors: Nationals re-sign P Chris Young to Minor League deal

The Washington Nationals have re-signed oft-injured pitcher Chris Young to a Minor League contract for 2014 says Bill Ladson of MLB.com, giving the 6’10″ right-hander a second chance to pitch for the Major League team. Technically, it is his third chance with the Nationals considering that he signed twice during the previous offseason. Young signed with the Nationals before Spring...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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