Chris Young

Center fielder Ben Revere #2 of the Philadelphia Phillies steals a base in the bottom of the first inning against Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets on May 29, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Mets Top Phillies 4-1, Win 3rd Straight

Chris Young hit a two-run homer and Zack Wheeler struck out nine in 6 1-3 innings to lead the New York Mets to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night in the opener of a rare five-game series.

05/30/2014

Mets manager Terry Collins (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Eddie C: Terry Collins In Impossible Spot With Mets’ Outfield Juggle

I’m sure all the Terry Collins bashers had a field day after Juan Lagares’ big game Saturday. But keep in mind — the Mets’ manager is not dumb.

05/19/2014

Yankees left-hander Vidal Nuno (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images); Mets right-hander  Zack Wheeler (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mets With Momentum, Yankees A Total Mess Heading Into Game 2

The New York Mets surprisingly slugged their way to their longest winning streak over the New York Yankees.

05/13/2014

The Mets’ Bartolo Colon pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field on April 24, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Matsuzaka Closes Out Mets’ Series Win Over Cardinals

Chris Young homered to start New York’s comeback and slumping Curtis Granderson singled in a run as a pinch hitter as Bartolo Colon and the Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 Thursday.

04/25/2014

Chris Young #1 (C) of the New York Mets walks into the dugout before the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 16, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 5-2. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

After Dominating In Vegas, Chris Young Ready To Make Impact For Mets

In Vegas, the 2010 All-Star feasted on minor-league pitching. In three games he went 8-for-12 with two doubles, two homers, 5 RBIs, two walks and a stolen base.

04/17/2014

Chris Young (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Mets Place Outfielder Chris Young On DL With Tight Right Quad

The Mets have placed outfielder Chris Young on the 15-day disabled list with a tight right quad and have activated second baseman Daniel Murphy from the paternity leave list.

04/03/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Shorthanded Already? Murphy, Young Out Of Mets’ Opening Day Lineup

It’s Opening Day … and the Mets are already banged up. Well, that may be a bit of an overstatement, but the Amazin’s first lineup of the season is missing some key pieces.

03/31/2014

Manager Terry Collins #10 directs Chris Young #1 of the New York Mets during a morning workout. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Season Preview: With New Faces, Mets Aiming To End 5-Year Losing Streak

Five straight losing seasons. That’s what the New York Mets have produced since moving into Citi Field. David Wright, for one, is tired of it.

03/27/2014

Danielle Bradbery

ACM Party for a Cause Lineup Now Includes Danielle Bradbery, Lee Brice, Florida Georgia Line, More

Additional performers have been announced for the two-day pre-ACM Awards event in Las Vegas. Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban are the previously announced headliners.

03/10/2014

Noah Syndergaard (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — Noah’s Arm, Young’s Confidence & More

All eyes were waiting for the ball to explode out of Noah Syndergaard’s hands, and the young prospect on the fast track with the Mets didn’t disappoint. As manager Terry Collins put it, “wow.”

02/18/2014

Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban ACM party for a cause

Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban To Headline ACM Party for a Cause

The second annual Academy of Country Music event takes place in Las Vegas the weekend of the ACM Awards and also features Thomas Rhett, The Cadillac Three, Joe Nichols, Jerrod Niemann and Chris Young.

01/17/2014

Bartolo Colon (credit: Getty Images)

Bartolo Colon Finalizes 2-Year, $20 Million Deal With Mets

Free-agent right-hander Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets finalized a two-year, $20 million deal.

12/14/2013

Chris Young (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Mets Outfielder Chris Young Bullish On Big Apple

Chris Young thinks he’s a New York kind of guy. So when the Mets approached his representative shortly after the start of free agency, the outfielder was eager to reach a deal.

11/27/2013

Chris Young (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Palladino: Same Old Yankees, Same Old Mets This Offseason

When the Yanks jump into the talent pool, they generally cannonball in. The Mets dip their toe in the water, and wade in gingerly, trying not to get hit with the droplets other swimmers kick up.

11/25/2013

Chris Young (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Chris Young Agrees To 1-Year, $7.25 Million Deal With Mets

Young, 30, hit .200 with 12 home runs and 40 RBIs last season for the Oakland A’s. He’s a lifetime .235 hitter.

11/22/2013

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