240px-Chris Young on August 8, 2012

Christopher Ryan Young (born May 25, 1979) is a Major League Baseball starting pitcher who is a free agent.


Age: 32 (born May 25,1979)
Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Number: 55
Acquired: Free Agent Signing
Contract: 1 year $1.1 million

On January 17 he signed with the Mets to a one year contact. He was on the DL due to a tendinitis injury which affected his shoulder.

He returned on April 26 as he started against the Washington Nationals @ Washington. He missed the remainder of the season on the DL.


On March 26 Young signed a minor league deal with the Mets to re-join the team. However he spend all spring taking bullpen sessions to his road to recovery. He was called up on June 5 after Jack Egbert was DFA'd. On June 6 he was placed on the paternity list. He came off that list on June 8 as Pedro Beato was sent down to make room for him on the roster.

On November 3,Tim Byrdak,Ronny Cedeno,Scott Hairston,Ramon Ramirez,Jon Rauch,Kelly Shoppach and Chris Young all became free agents.

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