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Yankees sign ex-Met Chris Young to minor-league deal

Mets' Chris Young dives back to first base

Mets' Chris Young dives back to first base safely ahead of the tag by Milwaukee Brewers' Mark Reynolds during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Milwaukee. (Credit: AP / Jeffrey Phelps)

The Yankees have signed former Mets outfielder Chris Young to a minor-league deal.

Young hit .205 with a .283 OBP, eight home runs, 31 runs, 28 RBIs and seven stolen bases in 88 games with the Mets before being released on Aug. 15.

Young, a natural centerfielder, played 55 games in leftfield for the Mets.

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