Mets Continue To Keep Tabs On Chris Young… WHY?
Ken Davidoff reports that the Mets continue to keep tabs on starter Chris Young. He is seeking a Major League deal, although Mets prefer a minor league deal.
I just don’t see the point in having him return. He didn’t pitch for the majority of the last season and missed almost the entire season in 2010.
Yeah I get that he pitched well in the beginning of last season for us, but it was only for 5 starts. If Sandy adds him to the minor league roster, he will be doing so because he wants to add starting pitching depth. Can someone please explain to me why you would want to add an injury prone pitcher for depth? If you are bringing in someone to fill in if one of your starters get injured, doesn’t it make sense for you to sign someone who is durable?
Signing Young is a low risk, potentially high reward fill-in option. It doesn’t hurt us to make this move, but I just don’t think it is worth it in the end. There is no reason to believe he is going to stay healthy, so to me it just makes more sense to sign someone who will be there when you need him.
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