|Apr. 4 11:46 AM PT12:46 PM MT1:46 PM CT2:46 PM ET14:46 ET18:46 GMT2:46 CST11:46 AM MST1:46 PM EST2:16 PM VEN22:46 UAE1:46 PM CT-Young has agreed to a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals, giving the team some added depth in case they need an extra starting pitcher during the season.
Analysis: The 6-foot-10 Young is 53-43 with a 3.79 ERA in 159 career starts in the majors with three teams. He went 4-9 with a 4.15 ERA last season with the New York Mets.
|Mar. 25 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET23:49 ET3:49 GMT11:49 CST8:49 PM MST10:49 PM EST11:19 PM VEN7:49 UAE (+1)9:49 PM CT-Young says he wants to remain with the Washington Nationals. Manager Davey Johnson says he'd like Young to stay, too.
Analysis: But when the right-hander removed his Nationals jersey Monday night after tossing four innings without allowing an earned run in a 6-4 loss to the Houston Astros, he assumed he had just pitched his last game for Washington. Young has a clause in his minor league contract that allows him to opt out Tuesday if he's not added to the big league roster. With the Nationals' rotation already set, he is expected to go elsewhere. Stay tuned for his destination.
|Feb. 21 2:11 PM PT3:11 PM MT4:11 PM CT5:11 PM ET17:11 ET22:11 GMT6:11 CST3:11 PM MST5:11 PM EST5:41 PM VEN2:11 UAE (+1)4:11 PM CT-The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Chris Young on a minor-league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. The Nationals announced the deal Thursday.
Analysis: Young is 53-43 with a 3.79 ERA in 159 career starts with the New York Mets, San Diego Padres and Texas Rangers. The 33-year-old Young was an All-Star with the Padres in 2007. Young went 4-9 with a 4.15 ERA in 20 starts last season with the Mets.