Eric Young Jr was a Yankee for a moment, and now he's not. He's elected free agency.
YESNetwork.com has the story...
"The Yankees have announced that speedy outfielder Eric Young Jr. elected
to pursue free agency over accepting an outright assignment from the
team, per Yankees PR.
The 31-year-old veteran got just one plate appearance for the
Yankees this season, but made six appearances as a pinch-runner and
He scored two runs, swiped one base and patrolled center field in
his short stint with New York, after joining the team on August 31 from
And even with only those contributions, Young was a New York Yankee doing whatever they needed. Now however, he'll look for a more permanent gig... who can blame him?