Chris Young OF NYM 12 Hrs

Chris Young was hitless in four at-bats against the Braves on Friday in his return from the disabled list.

Young, out since Opening Day with a quad strain, batted fifth in his return. He should be the regular center fielder for New York until Juan Lagares returns from the disabled list, so he could be worth a pickup in deeper mixed fantasy leagues.

Chris Young OF NYM 15 Hrs

Mets activated OF Chris Young from the 15-day disabled list.

Young is in the Mets lineup on Friday, playing center field and hitting fifth. With Juan Lagares on the DL, he should get a chance to play everyday, and has the ability to contribute nice power and speed numbers in mixed leagues at the expense of batting average.

Chris Young OF NYM 6 Days

Chris Young went 5-for-5 and blasted a pair of home runs in his first minor league rehab game for Triple-A Las Vegas on Sunday.

The veteran outfielder is expected to play in a few games to get his timing back before rejoining the Mets lineup over the weekend. With Juan Lagares performing well in his absence, it's unclear how playing time will shake out in the Mets outfield upon Young's return.

Chris Young OF NYM 8 Days

Chris Young (quad) will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Las Vegas on Saturday.

Young appeared in another game at extended spring training on Friday and came through without any difficulty. He'll need a few games in the minors to get his timing back, then could return to the Mets at some point next week.

Chris Young OF NYM 9 Days

Chris Young (quad) will play in another extended spring training game Friday.

Young, who is working his way back from a right quad strain, played in his first game Thursday. He'll likely make his way to Triple-A Las Vegas from here and should rejoin the Mets late next week if all goes well.

Chris Young OF NYM 9 Days

Chris Young (quad) played in an extended spring training game Thursday.

Young landed on the disabled list after straining his right quad on Opening Day, but he's getting closer to making his return. He could be ready to begin an official minor league rehab assignment on Friday, setting up a potential return late next week.

Chris Young OF NYM 16 Days

Mets placed OF Chris Young on the 15-day disabled list with a right quad strain.

Young suffered the strain in one of the Mets' late-March exhibition games in Montreal and then aggravated it Wednesday night in his first start of the 2014 regular season. He's hoping to return as soon as his 15 days are up, but it may be more like three weeks. The Mets are going to keep infielder Wilmer Flores around rather than make a corresponding roster move.

Chris Young OF NYM 17 Days

Chris Young left Wednesday's game against the Nationals due to right quad tightness.

Young missed Monday's game due to the quad, and he lasted just one inning into Wednesday's game before having to exit. It may have been mostly a precautionary move, as Young stayed on the field and played defense during the top half of the inning. He'll likely be held out a few more days to get the quad completely right.

Chris Young OF NYM 17 Days

Chris Young left Wednesday's game against the Nationals in the first inning with an apparent quad injury.

Andrew Brown took the field in the top of the second inning after Young was seen walking around awkwardly in the top of the first. Young missed Monday's game due to the injury, so it's possible that he aggravated the muscle trying to play Wednesday. The Mets should have an update on his status soon.

Chris Young OF NYM 19 Days

Chris Young (quad, flu) expects to be in the Mets' starting lineup on Wednesday night.

Young was held out of Monday's season-opener due to a mild quad stain that he suffered in Montreal. He's also dealing with flu-like symptoms along with several other players on the Mets' roster. Andrew Brown is starting in left field on Opening Day versus the Nationals.