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Nationals re-sign Chris Young

Nov 19, 2013, 3:50 PM EDT

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Chris Young, who didn’t pitch in the majors at all this year, has re-signed with the Nationals on another minor-league contract, according to Bill Ladson of

Young got knocked around for a 7.88 ERA in seven Triple-A starts for the Nationals.

Young was effective in 20 starts for the Mets in 2012, but he’s never been able to stay healthy and always walked a fine line with his mid-80s fastball. At age 35 it’s possible he’s just finished, but in the meantime he gives the Nationals some extra depth.

  1. phillysports1 - Nov 19, 2013 at 4:16 PM

    Bad news for Philly fans smh

    • chill1184 - Nov 19, 2013 at 6:46 PM

      I assume your being sarcastic since Young typically doesn’t last past the sixth inning. Assuming he actually starts for the Nationals during the season

  2. NatsLady - Nov 19, 2013 at 7:00 PM

    He meant bad news–a 36-year-old retread Amaro won’t be able to sign. /sarcasm

  3. dcfan999 - Nov 19, 2013 at 7:44 PM

    No chance he starts added for depth in the minors

  4. NYTolstoy - Nov 20, 2013 at 2:51 AM

    haha for some wierd reason when I click Chris youngs name on the tag it takes me to the athletics outfielder. Is that happening to anyone else? haha

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