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Biography Data
Positions: P-344
Proper Name: Christopher Ryan Young
Born: May 25, 1979 (38.202)
Place Dallas, Texas
Height/Weight: 6-10 / 258 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Highland Park (Dallas,TX)
College: Princeton University
Drafted: 2000 -- 3rd round (89th overall) by Pittsburgh Pirates (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 24,2004 (25.091)
TBC Player ID:96
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-06-24 - Released by Royals More
Prospect Ranks:[2005]TEX #5 [2003]MON #8
Recent Contract:Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($11.75m) 4.25 -- 5.75 Mutual option for 2018 for $8m. Buyout of $1.5m by Kansas City Royals (2015-12-08)
Organizations:PIT, MON, TEX, SDN, NYN, WAS, SEA, KCA
Signed by:Dana Brown
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (62.49%) -- Slider (33.30%) -- Changeup (3.67%) -- Curveball (0.54%)
Fastball Velocity: [2017] - 86.94 - [2016] - 87.75 - [2015] - 86.38 - [2014] - 85.19 - [2012] - 84.56 - [2011] - 84.44 - [2010] - 84.63


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-06-24RPFAMLBReleased by Royals---
    2017-06-22Kansas City RoyalsRPDFAKansas City RoyalsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2016
    2016-05-28Kansas City RoyalsRPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-05-13Kansas City RoyalsSPDL-15Kansas City RoyalsMLBDL-15 Right forearm strain40man
    2015
    2015-12-08Kansas City RoyalsSPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBSigned to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($11.75m) 4.25 -- 5.75 Mutual option for 2018 for $8m. Buyout of $1.5m40man
    2015-11-03SPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-03-07Kansas City RoyalsSPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0.675m) Up to $5.325m in incentives and bonuses40man
    2014
    2014-10-31PFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-03-27Seattle MarinersPActive-MLBSeattle MarinersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.25m)40man
    2013
    2013-11-10PFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2013-09-03Washington NationalsPMinorsAuburnA-Assigned to Auburn (A-)---
    2013-08-28Washington NationalsPMinorsGulf Coast NationalsRkAssigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)---
    2013-05-29Washington NationalsPD7SyracuseAAADL-7 Injured---
    2013-04-24Washington NationalsPMinorsSyracuseAAAAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)---
    2013-04-04Washington NationalsPMinorsWashington NationalsMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2013-03-26PFAMLBReleased by Nationals---
    2013-02-22Washington NationalsPMinorsWashington NationalsMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012
    2012-10-29-PFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-06-08New York MetsSPActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBActivated from Paternity List40man
    2012-06-06New York MetsSPPat LeaveNew York MetsMLBPlaced on Paternity Leave List40man
    2012-06-05New York MetsSPActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBContract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Mets
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Padres (4-years, team option in 2011)
    Traded by Rangers with Terrmel Sledge and Adrian Gonzalez to Padres for Adam Eaton, Akinori Otsuka and Billy Killian
    Traded by Expos with Josh McKinley to Rangers for Justin Echols and Einar Diaz.
    Traded by Pirates with Jon Searles to Expos for Matt Herges.
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Pittsburgh Pirates in 3rd round (89th overall) of 2000 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017Kansas City Royals$ 5,750,0002221076$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2016Kansas City Royals$ 4,250,0002601572$ 507,500$ 3,498,245
    2015Kansas City Royals$ 675,0005202943$ 507,500$ 3,571,2832015-12-08 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($11.75m) 4.25 -- 5.75 Mutual option for 2018 for $8m. Buyout of $1.5m
    2015-03-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0.675m) Up to $5.325m in incentives and bonuses
    2014Seattle Mariners$ 500,000794310$ 500,000$ 3,256,4972014-03-27 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.25m)
    2012New York Mets$ 480,000760280$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011New York Mets$ 1,100,0004171254$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010San Diego Padres$ 6,375,000140185$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009San Diego Padres$ 4,625,000192377$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008San Diego Padres$ 2,625,0002861169$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007San Diego Padres$ 600,0004812141$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006San Diego Padres$ 500,0004992438$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2005Texas Rangers$ 400,0005332241$ 300,000$ 2,189,055
    2004Texas Rangers$ 300,000755280$ 300,000$ 2,070,100

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