MLB Baseball

#32
Chris Young
ERA W-L K
5.86 3-8 82
Team: Kansas CityHt / Wt: 6-10 / 255 NFBC ADP: 441.59
Position: SPBorn: 5/25/1979 Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 3rd Round by Pirates (2000)


Latest News
July 8 10:30 AM PT11:30 AM MT12:30 PM CT1:30 PM ET13:30 ET17:30 GMT1:30 10:30 AM MST12:30 PM EST1:00 PM VEN21:30 UAE12:30 PM CT-Young has been pulled from his scheduled start Sunday and is headed to the Royals' bullpen.
Analysis: Young has completed five innings only once in his past eight starts. Overall, he's 2-8 with a 6.90 ERA in 15 games, including 13 starts. Young has given up a league-high 26 home runs despite pitching many of his games at spacious Kauffman Stadium.
July 1 8:59 AM PT9:59 AM MT10:59 AM CT11:59 AM ET11:59 ET15:59 GMT23:59 8:59 AM MST10:59 AM EST11:29 AM VEN19:59 UAE10:59 AM CT-Young gave up one run and one hit over four innings, but walked six and left after throwing 91 pitches in the Royals' 4-2 win over the Cardinals on Thursday.
Analysis: Young didn't make it through the fifth inning in four of his five June starts, walking 16 in 21 1/3 innings and yielding a 1.079 opponent OPS.
June 25 8:29 PM PT9:29 PM MT10:29 PM CT11:29 PM ET23:29 ET3:29 GMT11:29 8:29 PM MST10:29 PM EST10:59 PM VEN7:29 UAE (+1)10:29 PM CT-After a strong performance in his previous start, Young lasted only 2 1/3 innings in a 13-5 loss to Houston Saturday. He allowed seven runs and seven hits - including two homers - with four walks.
Analysis: Young, whose ERA ballooned to 6.54, has yielded a major league-leading 21 homers in 53 2/3 innings - including at least one in all 11 starts.
May 12 1:13 PM PT2:13 PM MT3:13 PM CT4:13 PM ET16:13 ET20:13 GMT4:13 1:13 PM MST3:13 PM EST3:43 PM VEN0:13 UAE (+1)3:13 PM CT-Young has been activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Analysis: The 6-foot-10 right-hander, out since May 9 due to a strained right forearm, will move to the bullpen after compiling a 1-5 record and 6.68 ERA in seven starts prior to the injury.
May 10 4:44 PM PT5:44 PM MT6:44 PM CT7:44 PM ET19:44 ET23:44 GMT7:44 4:44 PM MST6:44 PM EST7:14 PM VEN3:44 UAE (+1)6:44 PM CT-A day after giving up a career-high five home runs, Royals pitcher Chris Young said he will return to Kansas City on Wednesday to have an MRI of his right forearm.
Analysis: The right-hander is 1-5 with a 6.88 ERA and has given up 13 homers in seven starts and 32 1/3 innings this season. He told the Royals after Tuesday's games he has been bothered by inflammation in his forearm.
Apr. 28 8:57 AM PT9:57 AM MT10:57 AM CT11:57 AM ET11:57 ET15:57 GMT23:57 8:57 AM MST10:57 AM EST11:27 AM VEN19:57 UAE10:57 AM CT-Young fell to 1-4 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Young allowed three runs and three hits over 5 2/3 innings. The 35-year-old right-hander has allowed at least one home run in each of his first five starts.
Apr. 23 3:41 PM PT4:41 PM MT5:41 PM CT6:41 PM ET18:41 ET22:41 GMT6:41 3:41 PM MST5:41 PM EST6:11 PM VEN2:41 UAE (+1)5:41 PM CT-Young struck out 10 in six solid innings in Friday's 4-2 win over Baltimore.
Analysis: He gave up two runs and four hits while walking one.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2004 Tex 3 2 0 - 0 7 7 0 36.1 36 21 19 7 10 0 27 1.27 4.71
2005 Tex 12 7 0 - 0 31 31 0 164.2 162 84 78 19 45 2 137 1.26 4.26
2006 SD 11 5 0 - 0 31 31 0 179.1 134 72 69 28 69 4 164 1.13 3.46
2007 SD 9 8 0 - 0 30 30 0 173.0 118 66 60 10 72 0 167 1.10 3.12
2008 SD 7 6 0 - 0 18 18 1 102.1 84 46 45 13 48 4 93 1.29 3.96
2009 SD 4 6 0 - 0 14 14 0 76.0 70 47 44 12 40 3 50 1.45 5.21
2010 SD 2 0 0 - 0 4 4 0 20.0 10 2 2 1 11 0 15 1.05 0.90
2011 NYM 1 0 0 - 0 4 4 0 24.0 12 5 5 3 11 0 22 0.96 1.88
2012 NYM 4 9 0 - 0 20 20 0 115.0 119 58 53 16 36 5 80 1.35 4.15
2014 Sea 12 9 0 - 0 30 29 0 165.0 143 70 67 26 60 3 108 1.23 3.65
2015 KC 11 6 0 - 1 34 18 0 123.1 91 44 42 16 43 0 83 1.09 3.06
2016 KC 3 8 1 - 1 27 13 0 80.0 88 51 51 26 37 0 83 1.56 5.74
Career 79 66 1 - 2 250 219 1 1259.0 1067 566 535 177 482 21 1029 1.23 3.82

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2005 Tex 31 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2006 SD 31 54 2 7 2 1 0 4 0 26 0 0 .130 .130 .204
2007 SD 30 46 2 6 1 0 0 2 5 15 0 0 .130 .231 .152
2008 SD 18 28 3 3 1 0 1 2 1 11 0 0 .107 .133 .250
2009 SD 14 23 2 6 0 0 0 2 2 7 0 0 .261 .320 .261
2010 SD 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .000 .167 .000
2011 NYM 4 9 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 .333 .333 .333
2012 NYM 20 31 0 4 2 0 0 2 1 11 0 0 .129 .156 .194
2014 Sea 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2015 KC 34 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500
2016 KC 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 250 207 10 31 6 1 1 17 10 82 0 0 .150 .192 .203

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2006 SD Total 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.2 4 0 0 0 2 1 9 0.00
    LDS 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.2 4 0 0 0 2 1 9 0.00
2015 KC Total 1 0 0 - 0 4 2 0 15.2 8 5 5 2 6 0 18 2.87
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 4.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 7 2.25
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.2 3 2 2 0 2 0 4 3.86
    WS 1 0 0 - 0 2 1 0 7.0 2 2 2 1 2 0 7 2.57
Career 2 0 0 - 0 5 3 0 22.1 12 5 5 2 8 1 27 2.01

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2006 SD Total 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LDS 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2015 KC Total 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WS 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 699 91 85 87.9 47.91
Curveball 2 71 71 71 .14
Slider 747 87 79 81.9 51.2
Changeup 11 84 79 81.5 .75

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