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BTS Player of the Week – New York Yankees’ Chris Young

By Sam Henry Player of Week- Chris Young (9/8-9/14) As if it wasn’t enough already that Chris Young robbed and duped one New York baseball team out of $7.25 million this season, he has tried his luck with the crosstown rivals from the Bronx.  Young signed as a free agent with the New York Mets last winter after he batted just .200 with the Oakland Athletics in 2013. Despite Young’s...
Via Beyond The Spread
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mr. Steinbrenner, end the walk-off stadium killjoy interview!

In the last week, the Yankees have enjoyed two walk-off home runs, thrusting Yankee Stadium into explosions of joy.Then, just as the crowd was readying to sing "New York, New York," as Chase Headley or Chris Young prepared for their Gatorade baths, here came Meredith Marakovitz, to do an interview that was ridiculously broadcast live across the entire stadium.It's...

Chris Young breaks up no-hitter in 8th, hits walk-off home run for Yankees (VIDEO)

Maybe there is a little magic left in the Yankees playoff push this season. And last night it came from one of the newest jigsaw pieces filling in the Bomber's lineup puzzle.If the Yankees somehow make it to the playoffs, the team might want to look back at Chris Young's game at Yankee Stadium Thursday night and say thanks.The former Mets outfielder — who was the scapegoat...
Via The Other Paper
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young Keeping Minds of Yankees Fans Off What Is Probably Inevitable

Despite their two consecutive come-from-behind wins against the Tampa Bay Rays, things still look bleak for the New York Yankees.  They start a weekend series in Baltimore today, against an Orioles team who has had their way with New York all season.  With Baltimore's magic number in the single digits, it is entirely possible that they could clinch a playoff spot while the...
Via Lady At The Bat
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 144: Chris Young starts and ends the night

Tampa Bay Rays 4 — New York Yankees 5 After fearing a no-hitter, the Yankees celebrate a walk-off win. Michael Pineda got the start for the Yankees tonight and he was bailed out despite three hits in the first two innings. After a clean third inning, the fourth inning appeared to be going well. Pineda would get the first two outs before Wil Myers and Matt Joyce reached on a pair...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young breaks up no-hitter then hits dramatic walk-off home run

Jason Whitney The New York Yankees kept their faint playoff hopes alive tonight with a dramatic win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Former New York Mets outfielder Chris Young hit a three-run bomb to win it for the Yankees in the bottom of the ninth. Up until the eighth inning, the Yanks were being no-hit by Ray’s pitcher […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers...
Via Sports-Kings
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Sign Chris Young To Minor League Deal

Just when we all thought that Chris Young’s career was done in New York… This afternoon, the Yankees signed outfielder Chris Young to a minor league contract according to Jon Heyman of CBS. Young was released by the Mets on August 15th after hitting just .205. He will report to AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Via Mets Merized Online
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cutting Chris Young Should Be Next On To-Do List

Could it really be this easy? Could cutting Chris Young be the answer to all of the Mets problems this year? Of course not. As Mike Vaccaro wrote today in the New York Post, cutting Young would be a scapegoat of sorts, but simply his presence on the team contradicts the entire edict of this team. Sandy Alderson is a man of accountability and Young has been a drain on an otherwise...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Young: Is he deja vu all over again?

There’s an old saying, “those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it”. It seems that while watching the 2014 version of the New York Mets, that management hasn’t learned that lesson. For example, in December of 2009, the Mets outbid no one in order to overpay for a solid defensive corner outfielder that was supposed to have a big bat too. That player is Jason...
July 31, 2014  |  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
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