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Chris Young

Full Name: Christopher Ryan Young
Born: May 25, 1979 in Dallas, TX
Height: 6’10″ Weight: 260
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Liz – 10/23/04)
Resides: Dallas, TX
MLB Debut: August 24, 2004
Agent: Lon Babby


Team History

  • 2000-2002: Pittsburgh Pirates (originally drafted Jun 5, 2000)
  • 2003: Montreal Expos (via trade with Jon Searles for Matt Herges on Dec 20, 2002)
  • 2004-2005 : Texas Rangers (via trade with Josh McKinley for Einar Diaz & Justin Echols on Apr 3, 2004)
  • 2006-2010: San Diego Padres (via trade with Adrian Gonzalez & Terrmel Sledge for Adam Eaton, Akinori Otsuka, & Billy Killian on Dec 20, 2005)
  • 2011-2012: New York Mets (as a free agent on Jan 20, 2011)
  • 2013- : Washington Nationals (as a minor league free agent on Feb 21, 2013)

Salary History

  • 2013: Unknown, presumed minimum
  • 2012: Unknown
  • 2011: $1.1 Million (+ $3.4M in incentives)
  • 2011: $8.5 Million (Team option, declined)
  • 2010: $6.25 Million
  • 2009: $4.5 Million
  • 2008: $2.5 Million
  • 2007: $750,000 (was originally $600,000 before 4 year contract signed on Apr 10, 07)
  • 2006: $500,000
  • 2005: $400,000
  • 2004: $330,000

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