Chris Young to Decide Between Mets and Nationals

San Diego Padres Free Agent Pitcher Chris Young will decide soon where he will be pitching in 2011. He looks to be deciding between the Washington Nationals and he New York Mets.

Young was an All-Star in 2007, but since that season he has struggled to stay healthy. He pitched in 18 games in 2008, 14 games in 2009, and 4 games in 2010.

He was originally brought to San Diego in a trade with the Texas Rangers that brought over Adrian Gonzalez, Young and Terrmel Sledge to the Padres for Adam Eaton and Akinori Otsuka.

Here are Young’s career numbers:

Year Tm W L ERA GS IP SO Awards
2004 TEX 3 2 4.71 7 36.1 27
2005 TEX 12 7 4.26 31 164.2 137
2006 SDP 11 5 3.46 31 179.1 164
2007 SDP 9 8 3.12 30 173.0 167 AS
2008 SDP 7 6 3.96 18 102.1 93
2009 SDP 4 6 5.21 14 76.0 50
2010 SDP 2 0 0.90 4 20.0 15
7 Seasons 48 34 3.80 135 751.2 653
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 1/13/2011.

Topics: Chris Young, New York Mets, San Diego Padres, Washington Nationals

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