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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.255
 
Career Avg.
.258
Name  Eric Young
Born  5/25/1985
Height  5-10
Weight  180
Number  22
Position  LF
Bats  S
Throws  R
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.
 
6/19/2013 3:53:00 PM
Description: Mets outfielder Eric Young, who was acquired from the Rockies Tuesday, will start in center field and bat leadoff Wednesday.
Insight: Young was designated for assignment a week ago by Colorado. He's a career .211 hitter with a measly seven RBI in 137 games away from Coors Field, compared to .300 with 33 RBI in 176 games at Coors.
 
6/12/2013 8:18:00 PM
Description: The Rockies have designated Eric Young Jr. for assignment.
Insight: Young went 14-for-81 (.173) over his last 32 games (17 starts) for Colorado. He batted .316 in 174 at-bats last season and is 70-for-90 on stolen base attempts for his career.
 
4/28/2013 8:10:00 PM
Description: Rockies outfielder Eric Young has been caught stealing four times on six attempts this year.
Insight: Young was 14-for-16 on stolen base attempts last year and 27-for-31 in 2011. He's hitting .314 with six doubles and three triples in 70 at-bats.
 
4/18/2013 8:32:00 PM
Description: Rockies outfielder Eric Young went 3-for-5 Thursday against the Mets, but he was caught stealing for the third time this year.
Insight: Young was only caught twice in 16 attempts last season. He's hitting .289 after Thursday, but doesn't play every day.
 
2/15/2013 8:32:00 PM
Description: Rockies manager Walt Weiss wants Eric Young Jr. to be a super-utility player in 2013. SOURCE: Rockies.com
Insight: Young swiped 14 bases in 98 games last season. He made all of his appearances in the outfield but did spend most of his minor league career as a second baseman.
 
8/21/2012 5:42:00 PM
Description: Rockies outfielder Eric Young Jr. has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left intercostal strain.
Insight: Young hit .463 (25-for-54) with three homers, seven RBIs, three steals and 13 runs scored in 13 games from Aug. 4 to Aug. 17 but he suffered the strain Sunday.
 
5/14/2012 11:55:00 AM
Description: Rockies outfielder Eric Young Jr. is out on bereavement leave and not expected back until Wednesday.
Insight: Young is batting .286 in limited playing time - just 21at-bats. He's got little fantasy value.
 
4/28/2010 8:33:00 AM
Description: Young Jr. went 2-for-4 with two RBI, walk and two runs scored on Tuesday against Arizona.
Insight: Young Jr. got his first start of the season as he knocked in his first two runs. He is 4-for-6 in three games since being re-called to fill in for an injured Brad Hawpe. (SportsBuff.com)
 
3/19/2010 8:34:00 AM
Description: Young went 2-for-5 with a double, RBI, stolen base and a run scored on Thursday against Seattle.
Insight: Young had been struggling this Spring with only six hits in 38 at-bats. (SportsBuff.com)
 

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