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Eric Young

Eric Orlando Young Jr. (twitter: @EYJr)

Positions: Leftfielder, Pinch Hitter and Second Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: May 25, 1985 in New Brunswick, NJ
High School: Piscataway HS (Piscataway, NJ)
School: Chandler-Gilbert Community College (Chandler, AZ)
Drafted
by the Colorado Rockies in the 30th round of the 2003 amateur draft.
Signed June 1, 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 25, 2009 (Age 24.092, 17,242nd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Rockies/Mets 2009-2014
2015 Contract Status: 2nd-Year Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 4.123, Arb Eligible: 2014, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: CAA Sports (Jeff Berry) [*]
Relatives: Son of Eric Young
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2009 24 COL NL 30 61 57 7 14 1 0 1 1 4 4 4 12 .246 .295 .316 .611 54 18 1 0 0 0 0 /48
2010 25 COL NL 51 189 172 26 42 5 1 0 8 17 6 17 32 .244 .312 .285 .597 54 49 2 0 0 0 0 47
2011 26 COL NL 77 229 198 34 49 4 3 0 10 27 4 26 38 .247 .342 .298 .640 66 59 1 3 1 1 0 7/489D
2012 27 COL NL 98 196 174 36 55 7 2 4 15 14 2 13 31 .316 .377 .448 .825 110 78 1 4 5 0 0 89/7D
2013 28 TOT NL 148 598 539 70 134 27 7 2 32 46 11 46 100 .249 .310 .336 .645 79 181 6 2 10 1 1 *798/4D
2013 28 COL NL 57 180 165 22 40 9 3 1 6 8 4 11 33 .242 .290 .352 .641 66 58 1 0 4 0 0 98/74D
2013 28 NYM NL 91 418 374 48 94 18 4 1 26 38 7 35 67 .251 .318 .329 .647 85 123 5 2 6 1 1 7/84
2014 29 NYM NL 100 316 280 48 64 10 5 1 17 30 6 24 60 .229 .299 .311 .610 77 87 2 5 5 2 1 7/48D
6 Yrs 504 1589 1420 221 358 54 18 8 83 138 33 130 273 .252 .320 .332 .653 76 472 13 14 21 4 2
162 Game Avg. 162 511 456 71 115 17 6 3 27 44 11 42 88 .252 .320 .332 .653 76 152 4 5 7 1 1
COL (5 yrs) 313 855 766 125 200 26 9 6 40 70 20 71 146 .261 .329 .342 .671 72 262 6 7 10 1 0
NYM (2 yrs) 191 734 654 96 158 28 9 2 43 68 13 59 127 .242 .310 .321 .631 82 210 7 7 11 3 2

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2009 24 COL NL 30 61 -3 -1 -0 -2 0 -5 -0.6 2 -3 -0.4 .481 .497 -0.2 -0.2 -1 $400,000 /48
2010 25 COL NL 51 189 -8 2 1 -1 0 -7 -0.8 6 -1 -0.2 .486 .496 -0.1 -0.1 0 47
2011 26 COL NL 77 229 -9 4 1 -4 -1 -9 -1.0 7 -2 -0.3 .487 .494 0.1 -0.6 2 7/489D
2012 27 COL NL 98 196 3 4 1 5 -0 12 1.3 6 18 1.9 .513 .508 1.3 0.5 14 $481,000 89/7D
2013 28 COL NL 57 180 -7 -0 0 -10 -1 -18 -2.1 6 -12 -1.5 .464 .487 -0.4 -1.3 -2 $492,000 98/74D
2013 28 NYM NL 91 418 -8 5 0 4 -3 -2 -0.4 12 10 0.8 .497 .498 0.4 -0.0 6 7/84
2014 29 NYM NL 100 316 -5 4 0 4 -3 0 -0.1 10 11 0.9 .500 .500 0.5 0.0 7 $1,850,000 7/48D
6 Seasons 504 1589 -37 17 3 -4 -8 -29 -3.6 50 21 1.2 .494 .498 1.7 -1.6 25 $3,223,000
COL (5 yrs) 313 855 -24 9 2 -12 -2 -27 -3.1 27 0 -0.5 .490 .498 0.8 -1.6 12 $1,373,000
NYM (2 yrs) 191 734 -13 9 0 8 -6 -2 -0.5 23 21 1.7 .499 .499 0.9 0.0 13 $1,850,000

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2009 24 COL NL 61 48 5 2.8 117 .295 .246 .279 .295 .354 .316 .444 .611 .798 54 .270 -4.2 -0.4 .458 .140 .070 1.6
2010 25 COL NL 189 138 17 3.3 114 .300 .244 .278 .312 .351 .285 .439 .597 .790 54 .353 -12.0 -1.2 .558 .203 .041 .0
2011 26 COL NL 229 156 26 4.5 113 .304 .247 .280 .342 .350 .298 .435 .640 .785 66 .505 -9.6 -1.0 .721 .298 .051 .0
2012 27 COL NL 196 127 32 6.7 115 .367 .316 .280 .377 .348 .448 .443 .825 .791 110 .676 2.2 0.2 .877 .276 .132 6.2
2013 28 TOT NL 598 433 61 3.8 97 .301 .249 .259 .310 .324 .336 .402 .645 .726 79 .442 -15.2 -1.6 .626 .237 .087 3.8
2013 28 COL NL 180 134 17 3.4 111 .298 .242 .277 .290 .345 .352 .431 .641 .776 66 .395 -8.7 -0.9 .562 .200 .109 1.8
2013 28 NYM NL 418 299 44 4.0 91 .303 .251 .251 .318 .315 .329 .390 .647 .705 85 .461 -6.5 -0.7 .654 .254 .078 1.9
2014 29 NYM NL 316 231 31 3.6 89 .285 .229 .250 .299 .312 .311 .385 .610 .697 77 .429 -8.3 -0.9 .625 .254 .082 1.9
6 Yrs 1589 1133 172 4.1 103 .306 .252 .266 .320 .333 .332 .415 .653 .747 76 .466 -47.1 -4.8 .651 .246 .080 15.1
162 Game Avg. 511 364 55 4.1 103 .306 .252 .266 .320 .333 .332 .415 .653 .747 76 .466 -47.1 -4.8 .651 .246 .080 5
COL (5 yrs) 855 603 97 4.3 114 .315 .261 .279 .329 .349 .342 .438 .671 .786 72 .482 -32.3 -3.3 .659 .239 .081 11.1
NYM (2 yrs) 734 530 75 3.8 91 .295 .242 .250 .310 .314 .321 .388 .631 .701 82 .448 -14.8 -1.5 .641 .254 .080 3.9

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2009 24 COL NL NLDS PHI L 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLDS 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2009 24 COL NL 61 1.6% 19.7% 6.6% 3.3% 14% 3.00 4.8 57.0 57.0 1.56 1.82 72% 20% 7.1% 13%
2010 25 COL NL 189 0.0% 16.9% 9.0% 3.2% 14% 1.88 5.4 21.5 1.22 1.40 74% 16% 0.0% 17%
2011 26 COL NL 229 0.0% 16.6% 11.4% 3.1% 14% 1.46 5.2 19.8 1.44 1.76 70% 16% 0.0% 3%
2012 27 COL NL 196 2.0% 15.8% 6.6% 6.6% 24% 2.38 5.6 43.5 11.6 0.97 1.27 71% 15% 6.5% 10%
2013 28 TOT NL 598 0.3% 16.7% 7.7% 6.0% 27% 2.17 5.4 269.5 16.8 1.21 1.60 73% 22% 1.2% 16%
2013 28 COL NL 180 0.6% 18.3% 6.1% 7.2% 33% 3.00 5.0 165.0 27.5 1.12 1.50 73% 23% 1.9% 12%
2013 28 NYM NL 418 0.2% 16.0% 8.4% 5.5% 25% 1.91 5.6 374.0 14.4 1.25 1.65 73% 21% 0.9% 18%
2014 29 NYM NL 316 0.3% 19.0% 7.6% 5.1% 25% 2.50 4.7 280.0 16.5 1.71 2.33 70% 19% 1.4% 13%
6 Yrs 1589 0.5% 17.2% 8.2% 5.0% 22% 2.10 5.2 177.5 17.1 1.30 1.68 72% 19% 1.9% 13%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.2% 8.2% 7.5% 33% 2.35 4.7 35.5 8.3 0.82 1.09 68% 20% 7.5% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2009 24 COL NL -4.2 -0.4 70 -0.5 0.8 -1.3 .96 -0.3 -0.2 -3.8 -0.3 0.84 -3.6 0.69 15
2010 25 COL NL -12.0 -1.2 218 -1.8 2.6 -4.4 1.04 -0.6 -1.2 -4.8 -0.4 0.92 -5.6 0.92 5
2011 26 COL NL -9.6 -1.0 270 -0.3 3.9 -4.1 .98 -0.2 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1 0.95 -1.9 0.65 20
2012 27 COL NL 2.2 0.2 218 0.8 4.1 -3.2 1.00 0.9 -0.0 7.1 0.6 0.96 7.6 0.96 53
2013 28 TOT NL -15.6 -1.6 662 -0.5 10.2 -10.7 1.02 -0.6 0.1 -7.8 -0.7 0.94 -7.5 0.95 19
2013 28 COL NL -8.6 -0.9 195 -1.0 2.5 -3.5 1.00 -0.5 -0.6 -7.7 -0.7 0.91 -6.6 0.94 18
2013 28 NYM NL -7.0 -0.7 467 0.5 7.7 -7.2 1.03 -0.1 0.6 -0.0 -0.0 0.95 -0.9 1.10 1
2014 29 NYM NL -8.3 -0.9 358 -0.1 5.1 -5.2 .98 0.1 -0.2 3.5 0.4 0.95 2.7 0.85 18
6 Yrs -47.5 -4.8 1796 -2.3 26.6 -28.9 1.00 -0.6 -1.6 -6.6 -0.6 0.94 -8.3 0.86 130

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2009 24 COL NL 2 0 32% 25 4 4 50% 4 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 75% 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1
2010 25 COL NL 5 0 44% 73 17 6 74% 15 4 2 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 47% 11 7 4 2 1 1 6 2 4
2011 26 COL NL 2 0 41% 109 27 4 87% 22 4 5 0 0 0 2 2 5 0 0 2 3 10 53% 20 10 10 4 3 1 8 2 6
2012 27 COL NL 2 0 43% 92 14 2 88% 14 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 64% 15 6 9 4 1 3 6 1 4
2013 28 TOT NL 4 0 37% 261 46 11 81% 39 9 7 2 0 0 6 5 7 3 0 2 2 12 55% 26 17 9 7 3 4 20 4 16
2013 28 COL NL 2 0 40% 71 8 4 67% 7 3 1 1 0 0 3 3 4 2 0 1 1 5 53% 9 5 4 2 1 1 6 2 4
2013 28 NYM NL 2 0 36% 190 38 7 84% 32 6 6 1 0 0 3 2 3 1 0 1 1 7 56% 17 12 5 5 2 3 14 2 12
2014 29 NYM NL 6 0 47% 126 30 6 83% 28 4 2 2 0 0 4 3 3 1 1 0 1 12 65% 9 4 5 3 2 1 11 2 9
6 Yrs 21 0 41% 686 138 33 81% 122 26 16 7 0 0 18 14 16 4 1 5 6 46 57% 83 45 38 21 10 11 52 11 40

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2009 24 COL NL 61 100% 14 4 2 15 3 0 0 0.69 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0% 4 1 25% 1 1 100% 15 0 0% 0 0 1 1 100% 0
2010 25 COL NL 189 100% 42 11 2 5 3 0 0 0.92 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 24 2 8% 10 2 20% 81 8 10% 5 1 20% 2 1 50% 0
2011 26 COL NL 229 100% 49 18 8 20 4 0 0 0.65 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 50% 25 1 4% 18 2 11% 96 11 11% 12 4 33% 4 3 75% 0
2012 27 COL NL 196 100% 55 9 3 53 13 1 3 0.96 4 0 1 3 1 2 2 1 7 5 71% 29 1 3% 10 3 30% 91 12 13% 8 4 50% 6 5 83% 0
2013 28 TOT NL 598 100% 134 28 6 19 2 0 0 0.95 2 0 9 2 0 1 1 0 16 10 63% 65 6 9% 42 16 38% 257 30 12% 20 7 35% 15 6 40% 0
2013 28 COL NL 180 100% 40 8 1 18 2 0 0 0.94 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 4 80% 18 1 6% 10 5 50% 78 5 6% 6 1 17% 2 2 100% 0
2013 28 NYM NL 418 100% 94 20 5 1 0 0 0 1.10 1 0 8 1 0 1 0 0 11 6 55% 47 5 11% 32 11 34% 179 25 14% 14 6 43% 13 4 31% 0
2014 29 NYM NL 316 100% 64 11 1 18 4 0 0 0.85 1 0 9 1 0 0 1 0 5 5 100% 33 2 6% 12 6 50% 129 17 13% 7 4 57% 1 1 100% 0
6 Yrs 1589 100% 358 81 22 130 29 1 3 0.86 8 0 26 6 2 4 4 1 33 21 64% 180 13 7% 93 30 32% 669 78 12% 52 20 38% 29 17 59% 0
MLB Averages 55% 68% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2009 24 COL NL 61 205 3.36 136 66.3% 29.4% 16.2% 21.3% 33.1% 70.6% 0.0% 46.8% 77.1% 34.4% 3.3% 2 0 11.5% 7 0 6.6% 4 2 2 10 16.7% 0 0 0
2010 25 COL NL 189 694 3.67 428 61.7% 32.5% 13.3% 21.5% 32.7% 67.5% 0.0% 41.6% 80.3% 30.2% 5.3% 10 0 13.8% 26 4 10.6% 20 7 10 22 31.3% 0 0 0
2011 26 COL NL 229 865 3.78 529 61.2% 29.1% 12.9% 27.4% 30.6% 70.9% 0.0% 43.4% 81.9% 33.2% 3.9% 9 0 11.4% 26 3 8.3% 19 5 11 27 28.9% 0 0 0
2012 27 COL NL 196 665 3.39 435 65.4% 23.9% 16.1% 26.0% 34.0% 76.1% 0.0% 49.8% 78.9% 41.8% 4.1% 8 0 10.7% 21 7 5.6% 11 8 8 23 25.8% 0 0 0
2013 28 TOT NL 598 2239 3.74 1443 64.6% 26.8% 16.4% 25.6% 31.2% 73.2% 0.5% 47.2% 77.6% 27.3% 3.8% 23 0 14.0% 84 20 6.0% 36 21 12 88 12.0% 0 0 0
2013 28 COL NL 180 674 3.74 444 65.9% 22.3% 18.5% 28.6% 30.6% 77.7% 0.0% 51.2% 76.2% 32.2% 2.2% 4 0 12.2% 22 8 5.0% 9 8 3 30 9.1% 0 0 0
2013 28 NYM NL 418 1565 3.74 999 64.0% 28.8% 15.5% 24.2% 31.4% 71.2% 0.7% 45.5% 78.2% 25.1% 4.5% 19 0 14.8% 62 12 6.5% 27 13 9 58 13.4% 0 0 0
2014 29 NYM NL 316 1190 3.77 774 65.3% 29.3% 15.5% 25.8% 29.3% 70.7% 1.0% 46.1% 78.1% 28.5% 3.8% 12 0 14.2% 45 7 8.5% 27 11 12 48 20.0% 0 0 0
6 Yrs 1589 5858 3.69 3745 64.0% 28.1% 15.3% 25.3% 31.3% 71.9% 0.4% 46.1% 78.7% 30.8% 4.0% 64 0 13.2% 209 41 7.4% 117 54 55 218 20.1% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.6% 27.8% 15.5% 27.0% 29.6% 72.2% 1.5% 45.9% 78.5% 26.7% 4.8% 14.1% 8.6% 24.4%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2009 24 30 61 57 7 14 1 0 1 1 4 4 4 12 .246 .295 .316 .611 54 18 1 0 0 0 0
2010 25 81 250 229 33 56 6 1 1 9 21 10 21 44 .245 .308 .293 .601 54 67 3 0 0 0 0
2011 26 158 479 427 67 105 10 4 1 19 48 14 47 82 .246 .324 .295 .619 60 126 4 3 1 1 0
2012 27 256 675 601 103 160 17 6 5 34 62 16 60 113 .266 .339 .339 .679 74 204 5 7 6 1 0
2013 28 404 1273 1140 173 294 44 13 7 66 108 27 106 213 .258 .325 .338 .663 76 385 11 9 16 2 1
2014 29 504 1589 1420 221 358 54 18 8 83 138 33 130 273 .252 .320 .332 .653 76 472 13 14 21 4 2

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2009 24 30 61 57 7 14 1 0 1 1 4 4 12 .246 .295 .316 .611 5 30
2010 25 51 186 170 24 40 5 1 0 7 16 16 32 .235 .301 .276 .578 14 51
2011 26 77 224 195 31 46 4 3 0 9 25 24 38 .236 .327 .287 .615 18 77
2012 27 98 191 170 32 51 6 2 4 13 13 12 31 .300 .360 .429 .790 25 98
2013 28 148 607 546 77 141 28 7 2 35 48 48 100 .258 .320 .346 .666 61 148
2014 29 100 327 287 57 71 11 6 1 20 33 27 60 .247 .323 .338 .661 30 100
6 Yrs 504 1596 1425 228 363 55 19 8 85 139 131 273 .255 .323 .337 .660 153 504
162 Game Avg. 162 513 458 73 117 18 6 3 27 45 42 88 .255 .323 .337 .660 49 504



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Triples s c a p y
2013 NL  7 (7th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2013 NL  46 (1st)
2014 NL  30 (6th)
Active  138 (35th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2013 NL  10 (8th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
2013 NL  11 (5th)

SB % s c a p y
2011 NL  87.10 (5th)
2012 NL  87.50 (5th)
2013 NL  80.70 (6th)
2014 NL  83.33 (7th)
Active  80.70 (21st)
Career  80.70 (44th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 2 (619), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 5 (1819), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 2 (2217), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 3 (2613), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Left Field (454th), 1.2 career WAR/1.2 7yr-peak WAR/1.2 JAWS
Average HOF LF (out of 19) = 65.1 career WAR/41.5 7yr-peak WAR/53.3 JAWS

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