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Eric Young Jr. knocks over kid trying to make catch in stands, makes up for it (video)

As it happened, it may have been a slightly scary experience for two young fans during the New York Mets-Seattle Mariners game at Safeco Field on Tuesday night when Eric Young Jr. plowed over them in an attempt to make a catch of a foul ball that reached the seats. But in the end, odds […] The post Eric Young Jr. knocks over kid trying to make catch in stands, makes up for it ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Eric Young Jr. Attempts To Make Catch, Crashes Into Mariners Fans

You have to give Eric Young Jr and A for effort and an A+ to the young Mariners for taking a hit and getting back up without showing any tears. GIF: Eric Young tries to imitate David Wright's diving catch into the stands…but he couldn't #Mets http://t.co/d7pWS5saLW — #ImWithTowels (@MetsKevin11) July 23, 2014 The post GIF: Eric Young Jr. Attempts To Make Catch, Crashes...
Via The Daily Stache
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Young Jr. Batted Today, Expected To Run Bases Tuesday

Good news on the injury front for Eric Young Jr., who swung the bat and hit today during an extended spring training game at the Mets complex n Port St. Lucie.  According to Florida reporter Jon Santucci, Young also said that he would try to run the bases on Tuesday. Young suffered a slight setback when he tried to run this past weekend. But he felt tightness in his strained right...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Young Suffers Setback, Won’t Be Activated From DL Tuesday

Eric Young Jr. suffered a setback and will not be returning from the disabled list when he is eligible on Tuesday. Young felt tightness in his strained right hamstring running at the Mets’ complex in Port St. Lucie and has been backed off his rehab program. Young was hitting .220 with one home run, seven RBI and 17 stolen bases this season. May 26 The Mets placed Eric Young Jr...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Are 5-0 When Eric Young Jr. Steals A Base

There have been a lot of complaints about Eric Young. He doesn’t get on base enough. His batting average is too low. He shouldn’t be an everyday player. He should be the 4th outfielder. Guess what? Speed Kills. Stolen bases don’t produce runs? Last year, I went through the Mets top stolen base seasons and wrote a post about how often runs were scored when both a stolen base...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Eric Young Jr.’s speed deliver wins?

Statistical analysts have been saying for years now that stolen bases are not only overvalued, but that caught stealing is a tremendous loss of value. The logic behind that statement seems pretty solid. A team only gets 27 outs to score runs, and getting caught stealing takes one of those precious few outs away. Additionally, stolen bases don’t immediately translate into runs....
Via Mets360.com
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Young Jr. is a professional baserunner

Baseball is a hilarious sport. At one point in the season, the Rockies designated Eric Young Jr. for assignment, then he’s traded to the Mets for Collin McHugh, and now he is among the league leaders in stolen bases. This is the epitome of “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” however the Rockies probably wish they still had Young right now. This may be the best...
Via Mets360.com
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Young Jr. Is A Class Act

So, this morning Eric Young Jr. tweeted this about the unfortunate play that resulted in a broken ankle for Tim Hudson who is now out for the season: For ppl who think I would purposely try 2 hurt someone,& felt they needed to say that 2 me…I will continue 2 pray for u as well.#godbless — Eric Young Jr (@EYJr) July 25, 2013 Young isn’t really taking flak for this, is...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Young Jr. could provide nice bang for the buck

Some Mets’ fans have shrugged at the idea of acquiring the services of Eric Young Jr. (traded for Collin McHugh on Tuesday night) from the Colorado Rockies, saying he is nothing more than filler with no real upside and one who will fit right in with the Mets’ under-qualified outfield. The naysayers have a point. After all, Young’s career slash line is a modest .261/.329/.342...
Via Mets360.com
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Young Jr. has become a force for the Colorado Rockies

Eric Young, Jr. has refused to be ignored in 2012.Despite a heart-wrenching loss for the Colorado Rockies on Sunday in San Francisco, a game in which the Rockies dropped 9-6 after clawing back from a 3-0 deficit, the club is starting to see a silver lining to a dreary season.That silver lining is coming in the form of some of the emerging young players, headed up by Eric Young, Jr...
Via Rockies Review
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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