Mets Release Eric Young Jr.

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The New York Mets removed outfielder Eric Young Jr. from the 40-man roster on Friday, making him a free agent.

He joins Anthony Recker and Wilfredo Tovar who also became free agents after they were outrighted on Thursday.

This puts the Mets 40-man roster at 37.

In his second stint with the Mets, Young went 0-for-8 with nine runs scored after being acquired from the Atlanta Braves in late August.

He was used primarily as a pinch runner and was not included on any of Mets’ postseason rosters.

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