New York Post "The burden will fall upon Mets hitting coach Dave Hudgens to rebuild Chris Young, to turn this risky acquisition back into a value stock. Before the new Mets outfielder turns himself over to Hudgens, however, he received a tune-up from a valued set of eyes. “He did great,” Rod Carew told The..." February 05
Chris Young agrees to mets deal pending physical. OF has some pop, good defender
Oakland Tribune "By any definition the 2013 season hasn't measured up to Chris Young's expectations. He doesn't play every day in a four-man Oakland outfield. When he does play he doesn't produce as consistently as he has in past years. Still his season hasn't been a total write-off. He drove in two runs in..." August 18
CSN Bay Area "The way Chris Young sees it there's some bad karma floating about the A's clubhouse. "I'm doing something wrong in life" he said with a sad smile. "I need to change." How else to explain his lot the past two nights? When he's come maybe a combined three inches from a pair of walk-off homers..." August 15
Young will be back with the team tomorrow but likely won't rejoin roster until Friday.
Now it sounds like there's a better chance of Crisp returning Wednesday than Young. Crisp had a great day running; Young felt quad in game.
Oakland Tribune "The A's won the longest game in their history, a six-hour, 32-minute affair against the Angels Monday, but they keep losing players to the disabled list because of that 19-inning marathon, most recently outfielder Chris Young. The A's put Young on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin..." May 04
San Francisco Chronicle "One pressing concern for this year's A's team is finding a way to replace Jonny Gomes' off-the-charts leadership quotient. They might have found their man: Chris Young is quieter than Gomes - who isn't? - but he is universally beloved by former teammates, who say Young has a real knack for..." March 14