|Nov. 22 11:15 AM PT12:15 PM MT1:15 PM CT2:15 PM ET14:15 ET19:15 GMT3:15 CST12:15 PM MST2:15 PM EST2:45 PM VEN23:15 UAE1:15 PM CT-A person familiar with the negotiations says Young and the New York Mets have agreed to a $7.25 million, one-year contract.
Analysis: The 30-year-old outfielder hit .200 with 12 homers and 40 RBIs last season for Oakland, which acquired him from Arizona as part of a three-team trade after the 2012 season. He made $8.5 million this year, and the Athletics turned down an $11 million option.
|July 26 11:58 AM PT12:58 PM MT1:58 PM CT2:58 PM ET14:58 ET18:58 GMT2:58 CST11:58 AM MST1:58 PM EST2:28 PM VEN22:58 UAE1:58 PM CT-Young moved closer to respectability in an 8-3 loss to the Angels on Thursday.
Analysis: He had two hits and is hitting .197 now - he last was at .200 or better April 11.
|July 23 10:50 AM PT11:50 AM MT12:50 PM CT1:50 PM ET13:50 ET17:50 GMT1:50 CST10:50 AM MST12:50 PM EST1:20 PM VEN21:50 UAE12:50 PM CT-Young had a solid fantasy effort with two hits in a 4-3 win at Houston on Monday.
Analysis: Young homered and tripled for another big game in his hometown. Three of Young's nine homers this season have come at Minute Maid Park, and he's hit eight home runs with 30 RBIs in 22 career games in Houston. He is inching closer to the Mendoza line with a .195 average.
|June 2 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET17:28 ET21:28 GMT5:28 CST2:28 PM MST4:28 PM EST4:58 PM VEN1:28 UAE (+1)4:28 PM CT-Young had three hits in a 4-3, 10-inning win over the ChiSox on Saturday.
Analysis: Young ended a pathetic 0-for-17 slump in which he looked lost at the plate.
|May 4 11:01 AM PT12:01 PM MT1:01 PM CT2:01 PM ET14:01 ET18:01 GMT2:01 CST11:01 AM MST1:01 PM EST1:31 PM VEN22:01 UAE1:01 PM CT-Athletics have activated Young from the disabled list.
Analysis: A's manager Bob Melvin put Young into the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Kansas City Royals. Young, who had been out with a strained left quad, batted seventh and was in right field. An offseason acquisition from Arizona, Young has struggled in his first season with the A's. He was batting just .172 with 15 RBIs in 23 games before getting hurt.
|Apr. 25 12:04 PM PT1:04 PM MT2:04 PM CT3:04 PM ET15:04 ET19:04 GMT3:04 CST12:04 PM MST2:04 PM EST2:34 PM VEN23:04 UAE2:04 PM CT-Young had a three-run homer and a solo shot for the Athletics in Wednesday's 6-5 loss to Boston.
Analysis: Young was 0 for 14 in his previous four games.
|Apr. 8 3:39 PM PT4:39 PM MT5:39 PM CT6:39 PM ET18:39 ET22:39 GMT6:39 CST3:39 PM MST5:39 PM EST6:09 PM VEN2:39 UAE (+1)5:39 PM CT-Young smashed his second homer and drove in three runs in a 9-3 win over Houston on Sunday.
Analysis: Young is 4 for 13 with four RBIs and has hit safely in each of his four games.