Quick Hitter: Eric Young Jr. getting right in the swing of things

While his contact skills and batting average (.231) is nothing to write home about, there is no denying the fact that Eric Young Jr. is a bonafide spark plug at the top of the Mets' batting order. Maybe he doesn't get on base at the best of clips (.319 OBP) either, but Young Jr. does [...]

Will the eventual return of Chris Young become an issue?

As it stands right now, the Mets have themselves a nice outfield that is producing in many different ways. With free-agent acquisition Curtis Granderson in right, uber-defensive specialist Juan Lagares in center and the speedy Eric Young Jr. in left field, the Mets have a quick, athletic and dynamic outfield. However, Chris Young—the odd man [...]

The New York Mets make a move; acquire Eric Young, Jr.

The Mets have made an in-season move and acquired Eric Young, Jr.  I know, Mets360.com already has run an article about it but its so nice to see the Mets make a deal, I had to write another one. In what must be considered a significant move for the Mets, they have acquired Young from [...]

Eric Young Jr. could provide nice bang for the buck

Some Mets’ fans have shrugged at the idea of acquiring the services of Eric Young Jr. (traded for Collin McHugh on Tuesday night) from the Colorado Rockies, saying he is nothing more than filler with no real upside and one who will fit right in with the Mets’ under-qualified outfield. The naysayers have a point. [...]