Chris Young OF NYM 2 Months

Chris Young went 0-for-3 while grounding into two double plays in Sunday's loss to the Diamondbacks.

He didn't get a fourth at-bat, as Young was pinch-hit for with the game on the line in the eighth inning. The free agent acquisition is now batting .204/.283/.352 for the season and an even uglier .140/.232/.260 over his last 16 games. The Mets' $7.25 million investment obviously isn't paying off so far.

Chris Young OF NYM 3 Months

Chris Young went 2-for-4 with an RBI, run scored and stolen base against the Rockies on Sunday.

Young had one of the Mets' five doubles on the day. Injuries kept him out of the lineup for much of April after he sustained a quad strain in his first start of the season, but Young has hit in six straight games to raise his average to .273. He's 9-for-22 with eight runs scored, six RBI and two stolen bases in that span.

Chris Young OF NYM 3 Months

Chris Young (flu) homered Sunday in his return to the Mets' starting lineup.

It was a two-run shot in the bottom of the fifth inning. Young sat out Saturday with mild flu-like symptoms.

Chris Young OF NYM 3 Months

Chris Young returned to action on Sunday April 27.

Chris Young OF NYM 3 Months

Chris Young is out Saturday due to an illness.

Curtis Granderson will start in center field -- his first time playing there as a member of the Mets. Young, who has a homer, a steal, and three RBI in nine games this year, will aim to return to action on Sunday.

Chris Young OF NYM 3 Months

Chris Young is playing center and batting clean-up in Monday night's game against the Cardinals.

This will be Young's first game in the clean-up spot this season. The Cardinals are sending left-hander Tyler Lyons to the hill, so manager Terry Collins is putting his lefty masher in position to potentially drive in some runs. Young has a career .837 OPS in his career against southpaws.

Chris Young OF NYM 3 Months

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 3 Months

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 3 Months

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 3 Months

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.