Wednesday, August 27, 2014

CHRIS YOUNG HAS A JOB WITH THE YANKEES APPARENTLY


Well, this came as a surprise.  For a team that needed offense, I'm not sure why the Yankees would even think about a player like Chris Young, but they have.

According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, the Yankees have signed Young to a minor league deal. Heyman says: "The Yankees signed free-agent outfielder Chris Young to a minor-league deal, sources say.

Young struggled across town with the Mets this year after signing a one-year, $7.25-million deal with them, and the Mets wound up releasing Young.


Young is considered a very good outfielder with some power, but he hit just .205 with eight homers for the Mets and the signing became the target of a lot of criticism."

OK then.  Again... Chris Young? Really? I mean yeah,  it's a minor league deal and if it can help, I'm all for it. But all I keep seeing is a .205 avg.

Welcome, Mr. Young. Good luck to you.

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