Eric Young LF NYM 2 Months

The Mets declined to tender Young a contract, Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger reports.

Young regressed at the plate again in 2014, slashing just .229/.299/.311 over 316 plate appearances with the Mets while striking out at a 19 percent clip. He still has ample speed, but is unable to drive the ball enough to where he can use that speed to procure extra bases (16 XBH last season). The 29-year-old made $1.85 million last season in his first year of arbitration.

Eric Young LF NYM 4 Months

Young is out of the lineup Sunday against the Braves.

Young has made back-to-back starts in left field for the Mets, but will give way to Matt den Dekker on Sunday afternoon. With Juan Lagares dealing with an elbow sprain, manager Terry Collins will continue to use a relatively deep rotation in the outfield, which means more playing time for Young, den Dekker and Kirk Nieuwenhuis over the final week of the season.

Eric Young LF NYM 5 Months

Young started his fourth straight game in left field Saturday, but went 0-for-4 in the Mets' 10-3 loss to the Nationals.

Young was 7-for-11 his previous three games, taking advantage of Matt den Dekker's injury to start. The Mets opted to start Young over Kirk Nieuwenhuis after sitting him most of the past month,

Eric Young LF NYM 5 Months

Young, pinch-running in the ninth inning, stole third but came off the bag and was tagged out, costing the Mets a shot at tying the game in their 2-1 loss to the Reds on Saturday.

Young has mainly been limited to pinch-running and hitting duties, seeing just 19 at-bats over the past month. There is a decent possibility the Mets move on from Young this off-season with other outfielders in the system, though his speed is still a valuable commodity.

Eric Young LF NYM 5 Months

Young started in left field Wednesday against the A's and went 1-for-4 at the plate.

Young got the nod with Kirk Nieuwenhuis scratched due to his neck injury. Young has seen just 25 at-bats over the last month, as he has been passed by several others to see playing time in the outfield.

Eric Young LF NYM 8 Months

The Mets will hit Jacob deGrom eighth and Eric Young, Jr. ninth Monday against the Cardinals.

Meanwhile, Curtis Granderson will get his second straight start out of the leadoff spot. The Mets are desperate for offense right now, so they are willing to experiment. This is the first time in team history that they have batted the pitcher eighth.

Eric Young LF NYM 8 Months

Mets activated OF/INF Eric Young, Jr. from the 15-day disabled list.

Andrew Brown was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas in a corresponding roster move. Young, out since May 25 with a right hamstring strain, was hitting .220/.315/.305 with a home run, seven RBI and 17 stolen bases before hitting the DL. He should play quite a bit with Chris Young struggling, so he's worth a pickup for fantasy owners who need speed.

Eric Young LF NYM 8 Months

Mets manager Terry Collins indicated Sunday that Eric Young Jr. (hamstring) will be activated from the disabled list on Monday.

Young has been on the shelf since straining his right hamstring on May 25. Before hitting the disabled list, Young was hitting .220/.315/.305 with a homer, seven RBI and 17 stolen bases.

Eric Young LF NYM 8 Months

Eric Young Jr. (hamstring) is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Monday.

Young has been out with a right hamstring strain since May 25. With Juan Lagares out, he should see ample playing time in the outfield.

Eric Young LF NYM 8 Months

Eric Young Jr. (hamstring) is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment Thursday with High-A St. Lucie.

He is already eligible to return from the 15-day disabled list and should be activated by early next week. Young has been out since May 26 with a right hamstring strain. He had 17 steals in 18 attempts before the injury.