Mets Nearing Deal With Chris Young

The Mets are nearing a deal with right-hander Chris Young, Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger reports. The Mets are expected to complete a minor league deal with the Williams & Connolly client this week.

Young, 32, started four games for the Mets last year after undergoing anterior capsule surgery in May. He has a 3.74 ERA with 7.8 K/9, 3.6 BB/9 and a 28.2% ground ball rate in eight career seasons with the Rangers, Padres and Mets.

This post was first published on March 26th, 2012.


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12 Comments on "Mets Nearing Deal With Chris Young"


bigpat
3 years 5 months ago

… and he tears a ligament while signing his contract. 

Rick Garcia
3 years 5 months ago

I was waiting for this to happen

MetsEventually
3 years 5 months ago

Good. Hopefully he can pitch in August and September when games don’t matter to give him a chance for ’13 

3 years 5 months ago

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

mikefichera
3 years 5 months ago

Its a minor league deal, no fooling taking place.

3 years 5 months ago

Wasnt last years deal a minor league one as well? Either way, theres no fooling that Young will not stay healthy. If they spent 1 dollar on him its 1 dollar wasted

BrickTops
3 years 5 months ago

Poor guy.  Young, Much like Webb, is great pitcher that just can’t stay healthy.  Tisk Tisk

3 years 5 months ago

like this one

Infield Fly
3 years 5 months ago

Isn’t it also used for something that’s “a shame” (as in “too bad”)?
That was probably @BrickTops:disqus ‘ intention, I’m thinking.

tacko
3 years 5 months ago

No, I think you’re in the right about this one. 

FS54
3 years 5 months ago

wait isn’t it tsk tsk, not tisk tisk?

tacko
3 years 5 months ago

This is becoming a heated discussion.