Nationals Journal: Chris Young


Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Nationals getting interest in Chris Young; trade is possible

The Nationals have received interest from three or four teams about trading for towering right-hander Chris Young.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:42 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/23/2014

Chris Young can opt out of Nationals contract Thursday

If the Nationals do not add Chris Young to their active roster by Thursday, he can seek a major league rotation spot elsewhere.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Back from injury, Chris Young hopes to be part of the Nationals

The veteran right-hander says his shoulder feels better than it has in five to six years.

By James Wagner  |  05:41 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Nats sign Gabriel Alfaro to minor league deal; details on Chris Young’s contract

The Nats added a reliever from the Mexican League and brought back Chris Young as depth.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:39 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Chris Young goes on the disabled list at Syracuse

Chris Young's ineffectiveness and injury have left the Nationals lacking in rotation depth.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:52 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Young, starting rotation

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Chris Young makes his first start, other minor league updates

The big right-hander is slated to make his first minor league start of the season on Tuesday night in Syracuse.

By James Wagner  |  11:33 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Chris Young rejoins the Nationals on minor league deal (updated)

NATIONALS JOURNAL | After staying in contact with the Nationals since opting out of his deal, the right-handed starter agreed to re-sign.

By James Wagner  |  03:29 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Nationals remain in contact with Chris Young

The Nationals are still interested in bringing back Chris Young as the tall right-hander seeks a major league contract.

By Adam Kilgore  |  11:48 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Nationals grant Chris Young his release

Nationals grant Chris Young his release

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:52 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:23 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Chris Young opts out of Nationals contract

Chris Young opted out of his contract to and will likely sign a major league deal elsewhere, leaving the Nats looking for a new No. 6 starter.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:23 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Chris Young will pitch start for the Nationals tomorrow, then decide on future

Chris Young can opt out of his minor league contract today, leaving him a choice to make after he pitches tomorrow.

By Adam Kilgore  |  12:26 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Rafael Soriano's tooth, Mike Rizzo on Chris Young, other notes

Rafael Soriano's tooth, Mike Rizzo on Chris Young, other notes

By James Wagner  |  02:02 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Young, Cole Kimball, rafael soriano, roster

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Chris Young throws five shutout innings as opt-out date looms

Chris Young dominated the Marlins for five innings, leaving him a possible decision about his future with the Nationals.

By Adam Kilgore  |  06:07 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Chris Young improves, opt-out date looming

With his March 24 opt-out date looming, the big right-hander has improved performance.

By James Wagner  |  06:55 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 03/09/2013

Chris Young working through inconsistency, mechanics in first start

The Nationals new right-handed back-up starter makes his first start and shows the good and bad.

By James Wagner  |  06:47 PM ET, 03/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Chris Young takes next step in minor league game

Pitcher says he's ready to face big leaguers after he threw 41 pitches in a minor league game.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:13 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Chris Young scheduled to start in Ross Detwiler's place

Chris Young will take Ross Detwiler's place in the Nationals' spring rotation and make his first start March 9.

By Adam Kilgore  |  05:14 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Details on Chris Young's minor league deal

Chris Young can opt out of his minor league deal on March 24.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:43 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Why the Nationals signed Chris Young, and why he feels healthy again

General Manager Mike Rizzo acquired Chris Young because of the hole, likely inevitable, yet to be created in the Nats' rotation.

By Adam Kilgore  |  03:44 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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