By: Stache Staff

The Young and the Restless


Reports have surfaced in recent days mentioning the possibility of a reconciliation between the Mets and oft-injured right hander Chris Young, but the 6-foot-10 pitcher is holding out for a Major League Contract, according to Newsday’s Ken Davidoff.

From Davidoff:

#Mets remain in touch with free agent RHP Chris Young, but he wants a major-league contract.

Someone needs to give big Chris a whiff of the smelling salt, because he is definitely off his gourd if he thinks he deserves to have a Major League contract this season. The Mets gave in to that demand last year, and while he showed a glimmer of hope, that quickly ended when he needed to undergo season-ending surgery.

After starting 31, 31 and 30 games per season ranging from 2005-2007, Young hasn’t been able to stay on the field. In fact, in the last two seasons, he’s only made a total of eight starts between the San Diego Padres and Mets.

Much like the Pudge post from yesterday, I am all about bringing in depth, and the Mets do not have much on the pitching front. My guess? He will come around and sign on the dotted line, because this may be his last chance to re-establish his value…if he can stay on the field that is.

About Michael Ganci

Michael Ganci is the Co-Founder of the Daily Stache, along with Matthew Falkenbury. Since 2008, Ganci has eat, drank and dreamt all things Mets, and he'd have it no other way. Feel free to follow him on Twitter at @DailyStache.

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