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Chris Young Still Motivated From Being Released By Mets

The Mets will play the crosstown rival Yankees this weekend at Yankee Stadium beginning tonight when Jacob deGrom takes the mound for the first of a three game set. The Mets will find a familiar face in Yankees outfielder Chris Young, who was released by the team last August after hitting only .205 in 88 games. Young signed a one year deal with the Mets worth $7.25 million last...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young Perfect As Yankees Even Series With Detroit

How about that Chris Young? The Yankees fourth outfielder went 3-for-3 with a HR and two walks on Tuesday evening, and played solid defense in RF in place of Carlos Beltran. With the home run, Young entered a three way tie on the team, even though he is only 10th in ABs. He was instrumental in the Yankees evening the series with Detroit at one game apiece, and was a solid backup...
Via Lady At The Bat
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten points that prove we live in an insane Yankiverse

1. Only four AL teams have winning records.2, The Yankees' best player is Chris Young.3. Baseball's two best teams are in the AL Central.4. A .500 team may qualify for the post-season.5. Baseball's best pitcher is Shane Green.6. The Yankees have yet to suffer a critical injury.7. Paul O'Neill - who devours every foodstuff in the press box and routinely asks questions such as "Anybody...

Yankees game 10 lineup: 4/17/15

The Yankees are in Tampa to take on the Rays from Tropicana Field. New York has played lackluster baseball so far in this young season, and they need to turn it around quickly. Adam Warren gets the ball for his second start of the season, going up against Nate Karns. Brett Gardner sits again to rest his wrist. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 7:10 pm ET – Tropicana...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Yankees turn to Chris Young

It’s still early in the 2015 season and any look at statistics has to be done with the caveat of considering it is from a small sample size. This could be thought to be the case when considering the right field situation for the Yankees. Carlos Beltran is off to a horrible start with a slash line of .156.176.250. The typical thought is that he is a veteran and he will turn it...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Four Bold Predictions

1. Rob Refsnyder will compete for Rookie of the Year Rob Refsnyder has been very impressive this spring. I raved about the Korean born twenty four-year-old back in February, and since arriving in Tampa he’s made believers out of more than just me. The Yankees drafted Refsnyder in the fifth round out of the University of Arizona back in 2012. During his three years in the minors...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

If Chris Young homers in a forest, do the trees cheer?

For the record: I hope Chris Young salvages his career.Dear God, it'd be nice to have someone in the lineup with an actual pulse - one guy worth holding water to watch, instead of rushing to the kitchen for a mound of glistening comfort food. Right now, there is A-Rod - sort of - and maybe Brett Gardner. Now that Jose Pirela is out, and since Rob Refsnyder never even got a chance...
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Young strikes out against Yankees’ pitching machine

Chris Young suffered the ultimate embarrassment during a New York Yankees intrasquad game on Monday. According to multiple Yankees beat reporters, Young was the only player to strike out during the intrasquad game. But there’s a catch: He struck out against the pitching machine! In case you were wondering: Chris Young was the only player...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors: Rockies edition

Questions have been swirling over the past two weeks regarding the Colorado Rockies’ apparent willingness to part with shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and/or outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. The New York Mets have been mentioned in connection to both players as we are slightly more than 24 hours away from the trade deadline. Certainly the Mets have a need for both. Ruben Tejada still has...
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Young, Low and Away

It is a tough predicament when you have a true weakness. Nowadays, with data available on every facet of the game, there is no way to hide it. Chris Young must know this. When a blogger, like me, sitting on my couch at home can find out how to pitch to Young’s weakness, then surely opposing pitchers will do the same. So what is this obvious weakness in Chris Young’s game? When...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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