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Chris Young, SP, San Diego Padres
Young again ... but healthy?
Can you trust Young (shoulder)? He hasn't been remotely reliable since 2008.
He has made one start - granted, it went well - this year. The right-hander
made four rehab starts in the minors and went 5 2/3 innings in his final one,
a playoff game with high Class A Lake Elsinore. He's going to take the hill
on Saturday for the Padres, who are trying desperately to hang on to the NL
Young won't go deep into his start versus the St. Louis Cardinals, either. But once again, he feels healthy. There's no denying that he's a quality pitcher if he is, especially with the defense that'd be backing him. It's probably smarter to see how he comes out of his outing on Saturday, but he could be a real boon to the Friars' run to the postseason.
Shallow mixed: Pass
Deep mixed: Watch
About Nicholas Minnix
Minnix is baseball editor and a fantasy football analyst at KFFL. He plays in LABR and Tout Wars and won the FSWA Baseball Industry Insiders League in 2010.
The University of Delaware alum is a regular guest on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio and Baltimore's WNST AM 1570.
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