Mets Acquire Eric Young Jr. For Collin McHugh, DFA Cowgill and Promote Brown
On Wednesday, the Rockies designated Young for assignment giving them 10 days to trade him.
Young, 28, hit just .261 with a .671 OPS in 313 career games and is a .211 career hitter away from Coors Field.
Young was hitting .246 on the season with one home run and eight stolen bases, but his defense was the subject of plenty of scrutiny over the course of his time with the Rockies, according to Troy Renck of the Denver Post.
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