MLB

New York Mets
2014 Avg.
.229
 
Career Avg.
.252
Name  Eric Young Jr.
Born  5/25/1985
Height  5-10
Weight  195
Number  4
Position  LF
Bats  S
Throws  R
9/15/2014 3:50:00 PM
Description: Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. given the night off on Monday.
Insight: Young has been producing from a batting average standpoint over the past 28 days (.303), but only has two extra-base hits and 2 RBI during that span. He should be back in the lineup tomorrow night, as Matt den Dekker gets the nod tonight.
 
9/11/2014 12:31:00 PM
Description: Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. was 3-for-3 with an RBI-triple on Wednesday to lead the Mets past the Rockies, 2-0.
Insight: Young hit his triple in the second inning to give the Mets the early lead. New York tacked on a run in the seventh. It was Young's first start since Aug. 26. The 29-year-old is having a rough year overall though, hitting .235/.309/.321 with 29 stolen bases.
 
6/16/2014 4:27:00 PM
Description: The Mets have activated outfielder Eric Young Jr. from the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: He's missed the last couple weeks with a strained hamstring. Young (.220, 1 HR, 7 RBI) has been a productive base stealer, converting 17 of his 18 steal attempts this season. He's also scored 28 runs. Andrew Brown was sent to Triple-A Las Vegas to make room for Young.
 
6/13/2014 9:45:00 PM
Description: The Mets are expected to activate outfielder Eric Young Jr. from the disabled list on Monday. SOURCE: ESPN New York
Insight: He's missed the last couple weeks with a strained hamstring. Young (.220, 1 HR, 7 RBI) has been a productive base stealer, converting 17 of his 18 steal attempts this season.
 
6/6/2014 8:28:00 PM
Description: Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. has suffered a setback in his recovery from a strained hamstring. He won't be able to return from the DL when he's first eligible. SOURCE: ESPN New York
Insight: New York's outfield is so beat up right now that Bobby Abreu and Matt den Dekker are seeing regular at bats. Young was hitting .220 with 17 steals before his injury.
 
5/25/2014 9:41:00 PM
Description: New York outfielder Eric Young Jr. (hamstring) is expected to go on the disabled list, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York.
Insight: A hamstring injury for a player who relies on speed is never good. Young is hitting just .220 with a .620 OPS this season, but he's scored 28 runs and stolen 17 bases. His absence will provide everyday spots in the lineup to Juan Lagares and Chris Young.
 
5/5/2014 6:01:00 PM
Description: New York outfielder Eric Young Jr. is back in the lineup Monday after missing yesterday's game with a bruised cheekbone. SOURCE: Adam Rubin, ESPN New York
Insight: Young's X-rays came back negative. He's only useful to fantasy owners who are desperate for steals (12-for-13 this season).
 
5/4/2014 3:10:00 PM
Description: Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. was injured during batting practice and will not play Sunday against Colorado. SOURCE: Jared Diamond, Wall Street Journal
Insight: A ball ricocheted off the screen and struck Young right below the right eye. He's gone to the hospital for X-rays. Juan Lagares (.318, 1 HR, 9 RBI) will start in his place.
 
5/1/2014 7:09:00 PM
Description: New York outfielder Eric Young will get the night off Thursday against the Rockies. SOURCE: Adam Rubin, ESPN New York
Insight: Young is second in the major leagues with 12 stolen bases. Unfortunately, he's only batting .215 with 28 strikeouts in 93 trips to the plate. Start him at your own risk.
 
4/10/2014 10:50:00 PM
Description: Mets center fielder Eric Young put his speed on display Thursday at Atlanta.
Insight: Young went 3-for-5 with a triple, three steals and four runs scored. He stole 35 bags and scored 48 runs in just 91 games with New York after coming over from the Rockies last season and has five steals on five attempts this year.
 
4/8/2014 10:38:00 PM
Description: Mets center fielder Eric Young had two hits, one RBI and two steals Tuesday at Atlanta.
Insight: Young stole 35 bags and scored 48 runs in just 91 games with New York after coming over from the Rockies last season. He didn't have much of a chance to steal in his first five games, as he went 2-for-19 with a double and a walk.
 
3/3/2014 6:21:00 PM
Description: Mets center fielder Eric Young (side) is expected to make his Grapefruit League debut Tuesday, according to Marc Carig of Newsday.
Insight: Young is competing with Juan Lagares for the starting center field spot and will serve as the Mets leadoff hitter if he wins it. Young stole 35 bags and scored 48 runs in just 91 games with New York after coming over from the Rockies last season.
 
9/24/2013 10:32:00 PM
Description: Mets outfielder Eric Young has stolen 19 bases over his last 37 games.
Insight: Young has scored 46 runs and swiped 34 bags in 86 games with the Mets since coming over in a trade from Colorado.
 
8/31/2013 10:48:00 PM
Description: Mets outfielder Eric Young had three hits, two RBI, two runs and a steal Saturday at Washington.
Insight: Young is inconsistent at the plate but he has provided fantasy owners with 25 steals and 36 runs in 63 games since joining the New York Mets in a trade from Colorado.
 
7/27/2013 12:57:00 PM
Description: New York outfielder Eric Young Jr. (knee) is in the lineup Saturday, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNY.com.
Insight: Young tweaked his knee when he stepped on Tim Hudson's ankle at first base Wednesday night, causing Hudson's ankle to fracture, exited Thursday's game with soreness and missed both game's in Friday's doubleheader.
 
7/26/2013 11:42:00 AM
Description: New York outfielder Eric Young Jr. (knee) was initially in the lineup for Game 1 of the Mets' doubleheader against Washington Friday, but he was scratched following a pre-game running test, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNY.com.
Insight: Young tweaked his knee when he stepped on Tim Hudson's ankle at first base Wednesday night, causing Hudson's ankle to fracture, and exited Thursday's game with soreness.
 
7/25/2013 5:29:00 PM
Description: New York outfielder Eric Young Jr. left Thursday's game with right knee discomfort, but X-rays showed no issue, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNY.com.
Insight: Young tweaked his knee when he stepped on Tim Hudson's ankle at first base Wednesday night, causing Hudson's ankle to fracture. Consider him day-to-day.
 
7/13/2013 10:39:00 PM
Description: New York outfielder Eric Young Jr. has swiped eight bases on 11 attempts in 23 games since joining the Mets.
Insight: He has stolen seven in the last nine games and is hitting .304 with 15 runs, 10 RBI and an 18/13 K/BB with New York.
 
6/29/2013 12:30:00 PM
Description: New York outfielder Eric Young Jr. will leadoff for the Mets again on Saturday against Washington.
Insight: Since coming to the Mets, Young has become an excellent leadoff man, batting .359 in nine games. New York has averaged 4.44 rpg over that span versus 3.93 for the entire season, so Young's addition has helped the entire Mets offense.
 
6/23/2013 7:02:00 PM
Description: Eric Young went 3-for-5 with a double, two runs and one RBI Sunday against the Phillies and is hitting .364 with five RBI in five games since joining the Mets.
Insight: Young has good speed, but he's unlikely to provide fantasy owners with much else, especially playing games at Citi Field instead of Coors.
 

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