|Jan. 17 11:03 AM PT12:03 PM MT1:03 PM CT2:03 PM ET14:03 ET19:03 GMT3:03 CST12:03 PM MST2:03 PM EST2:33 PM VEN23:03 UAE1:03 PM CT-Young Jr. has settled for a $1.85 million, one-year deal with the Mets, avoiding arbitration.
Analysis: The speedy Young was a pleasant surprise in the leadoff spot last season after he was acquired from Colorado in June for pitcher Collin McHugh. Young led the NL with 46 stolen bases and made $492,000.
|Sep. 29 7:41 PM PT8:41 PM MT9:41 PM CT10:41 PM ET22:41 ET2:41 GMT10:41 CST7:41 PM MST9:41 PM EST10:11 PM VEN6:41 UAE (+1)9:41 PM CT-Young went 1 for 4 with a run and two stolen bases in Sunday's 3-2 win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: Young finished the year with 46 stolen bases, including a major league-leading 38 since joining the New York Mets on June 18. While he doesn't bring any power to the table, Young's legs make him plenty valuable.
|Sep. 1 11:04 AM PT12:04 PM MT1:04 PM CT2:04 PM ET14:04 ET18:04 GMT2:04 CST11:04 AM MST1:04 PM EST1:34 PM VEN22:04 UAE1:04 PM CT-Young went 3 for 6 with two RBIs, two runs and a stolen base in Saturday's 11-3 win at Washington.
Analysis: Young is 7 for 18 with five RBIs, five runs and four steals in his last four games.
|Aug. 30 2:18 PM PT3:18 PM MT4:18 PM CT5:18 PM ET17:18 ET21:18 GMT5:18 CST2:18 PM MST4:18 PM EST4:48 PM VEN1:18 UAE (+1)4:18 PM CT-Young was 3 for 5 with three RBIs on Thursday in an 11-3 win over the Phils.
Analysis: Young is 12 for 36 in the season series.
|July 26 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET0:36 ET4:36 GMT12:36 CST9:36 PM MST11:36 PM EST12:06 AM VEN8:36 UAE11:36 PM CT-Eric Young, Jr. left Thursday's game after three innings with right knee pain. He returned to the lineup Saturday.
Analysis: He suffered the injury while stepping on Tim Hudson's ankle on Wednesday night.
|June 27 2:45 PM PT3:45 PM MT4:45 PM CT5:45 PM ET17:45 ET21:45 GMT5:45 CST2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST5:15 PM VEN1:45 UAE (+1)4:45 PM CT-Young Jr. had three hits and drove in a run to lead the Mets to a 3-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Young Jr. is 11 for 21 while hitting safely in five straight.
|June 19 3:30 PM PT4:30 PM MT5:30 PM CT6:30 PM ET18:30 ET22:30 GMT6:30 CST3:30 PM MST5:30 PM EST6:00 PM VEN2:30 UAE (+1)5:30 PM CT-Young Jr. caught a flight to Atlanta in time to bat leadoff for the New York Mets. Young arrived at Turner Field shortly before batting practice Wednesday after being acquired late the night before from Colorado. He was immediately put in the Mets lineup as they faced the Braves.
Analysis: Manager Terry Collins says the Mets need a boost at the top of the order, and he's hopeful that Young can provide it. He was hitting .242 with one homer, six RBIs and eight stolen bases when Colorado designated him for assignment last week.
|June 18 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET23:50 ET3:50 GMT11:50 CST8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST11:20 PM VEN7:50 UAE (+1)10:50 PM CT-The New York Mets have traded right-hander Collin McHugh for Young.
Analysis: Young hit .242 with one home run, six RBIs and eight stolen bases in 57 games this season before Colorado designated him for assignment on June 12. The 28-year-old from New Brunswick, N.J., is a career .261 hitter with 70 steals.
|June 12 5:41 PM PT6:41 PM MT7:41 PM CT8:41 PM ET20:41 ET0:41 GMT8:41 CST5:41 PM MST7:41 PM EST8:11 PM VEN4:41 UAE (+1)7:41 PM CT-Young Jr. has been designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies, making room on the roster for the recall of right-hander reliever Chris Volstad from the team's Triple-A affiliate in Colorado Springs.
Analysis: Young, an outfielder and a leadoff man, appeared in 57 games this season and batted .242 with one home run, six RBIs and eight stolen bases.
|June 9 2:45 PM PT3:45 PM MT4:45 PM CT5:45 PM ET17:45 ET21:45 GMT5:45 CST2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST5:15 PM VEN1:45 UAE (+1)4:45 PM CT-Young had two hits Saturday in a 4-2 loss to San Diego.
Analysis: Young provides veteran savvy in the dugout and clubhouse but not much as far as fantasy value.
|May 20 11:14 AM PT12:14 PM MT1:14 PM CT2:14 PM ET14:14 ET18:14 GMT2:14 CST11:14 AM MST1:14 PM EST1:44 PM VEN22:14 UAE1:14 PM CT-Young had two hits and two runs in Sunday's 5-0 win over the World Series champion Giants.
Analysis: Young is hitting .328 at home and .200 on the road so use him at Coors Field.
|May 5 11:48 AM PT12:48 PM MT1:48 PM CT2:48 PM ET14:48 ET18:48 GMT2:48 CST11:48 AM MST1:48 PM EST2:18 PM VEN22:48 UAE1:48 PM CT-Young had three hits in Colorado's 9-3 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday.
Analysis: Young, batting .310 in 25 games, has five three-hit performances this season. He has one hit or fewer in 18 contests.
|Apr. 29 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET11:31 ET15:31 GMT23:31 CST8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST11:01 AM VEN19:31 UAE10:31 AM CT-Young went 3 for 4 with three doubles and a run scored in Sunday's 4-2 loss at Arizona.
Analysis: Young is now batting a whopping .400 with eight runs scored over his last nine games started.
|Apr. 24 3:46 PM PT4:46 PM MT5:46 PM CT6:46 PM ET18:46 ET22:46 GMT6:46 CST3:46 PM MST5:46 PM EST6:16 PM VEN2:46 UAE (+1)5:46 PM CT-Young went 3 for 5 and knocked in a run in a 10-2 loss to Atlanta on Tuesday.
Analysis: Young has hit .387 (12 for 31) over his last seven games.
|Apr. 24 2:18 PM PT3:18 PM MT4:18 PM CT5:18 PM ET17:18 ET21:18 GMT5:18 CST2:18 PM MST4:18 PM EST4:48 PM VEN1:18 UAE (+1)4:18 PM CT-Young went 3 for 5 with an RBI in the second game of Tuesday's double-header against Atlanta, a 10-2 loss.
Analysis: Young improved his batting average at Coors Field to .378.