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Full Name: Eric Orlando Young Primary Position: 2B,OF,LF
Height/Weight: 5' 9"/180 First Game: July 30, 1992
Birthdate: May 18, 1967 MLB Experience: 15 years
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Bat/Throw: Right/Right

Biography

Eric Young (Eric Orlando Young) was born on May 18, 1967 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He made his Major League debut on July 30, 1992 for the Los Angeles Dodgers. In 1992, his rookie year, he hit .258 with 1 home run and 11 RBI. Young played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers and San Diego Padres over the course of his 15 year career.

Most people believe that Eric Young's best season was 1996, when he stole 53 bases, hit for a .324 average and knocked in 74 runs.

Scouting Report

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1992 LA N 49 132 9 34 1 11 .258 .300 .288 1 0 8 9 0 4 6 0 3
1993 COL N 144 490 82 132 3 42 .269 .355 .353 16 8 63 41 4 4 42 3 9
1994 COL N 90 228 37 62 7 30 .272 .378 .430 13 1 38 17 2 5 18 1 3
1995 COL N 120 366 68 116 6 36 .317 .404 .473 21 9 49 29 5 3 35 3 4
1996 COL N 141 568 113 184 8 74 .324 .393 .421 23 4 47 31 21 2 53 1 9
1997 LA N 37 154 28 42 2 16 .273 .347 .364 4 2 14 17 4 2 13 1 2
1997 COL N 118 468 78 132 6 45 .282 .363 .408 29 6 57 37 5 8 32 0 16
1997 TOT N 155 622 106 174 8 61 .280 .359 .397 33 8 71 54 9 10 45 1 18
1998 LA N 117 452 78 129 8 43 .285 .355 .396 24 1 45 32 5 9 42 0 4
1999 LA N 119 456 73 128 2 41 .281 .371 .355 24 2 63 26 5 6 51 0 12
2000 CHI N 153 607 98 180 6 47 .297 .367 .399 40 2 63 39 8 7 54 1 12
2001 CHI N 149 603 98 168 6 42 .279 .333 .393 43 4 42 45 9 15 31 1 15
2002 MIL N 138 496 57 139 3 28 .280 .338 .369 29 3 39 38 6 8 31 0 14
2003 SF N 26 71 9 14 0 3 .197 .293 .225 2 0 9 10 1 0 3 0 3
2003 MIL N 109 404 71 105 15 31 .260 .344 .421 18 1 48 34 4 2 25 2 9
2003 TOT N 135 475 80 119 15 34 .251 .336 .392 20 1 57 44 5 2 28 2 12
2004 TEX A 104 344 55 99 1 27 .288 .377 .381 25 2 43 28 8 4 14 0 9
2005 SD N 56 142 22 39 2 12 .275 .356 .380 9 0 18 12 0 3 7 0 4
2006 TEX A 4 10 1 2 0 2 .200 .273 .500 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1
2006 SD N 56 128 19 26 3 13 .203 .281 .313 5 0 13 16 2 1 8 1 6
2006 Total 60 138 20 28 3 15 .203 .280 .326 6 1 14 17 2 2 8 1 7
Total NL 1622 5765 940 1630 78 514 .283 .358 .390 301 43 616 433 81 79 451 14 125
Total AL 108 354 56 101 1 29 .285 .374 .384 26 3 44 29 8 5 14 0 10
Total 1730 6119 996 1731 79 543 .283 .359 .390 327 46 660 462 89 84 465 14 135

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1992 LA N 2B 43 35 311 85 114 9 19 0 0 0 0 0 .957
1993 COL N LF 46 39 352 88 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .978
1993 COL N 2B 79 74 650.1 153 228 15 43 0 0 0 0 0 .962
1993 COL N CF 10 8 66.1 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .923
1993 COL N OF 52 47 418.1 101 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .972
1994 COL N LF 60 55 465.1 96 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .980
1994 COL N 2B 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1994 COL N OF 60 55 465.1 97 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .981
1995 COL N LF 19 9 98.1 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1995 COL N OF 19 9 98.1 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1995 COL N 2B 77 74 617.2 165 228 11 55 0 0 0 0 0 .973
1996 COL N 2B 139 136 1169 340 431 12 109 0 0 0 0 0 .985
1997 LA N 2B 37 37 335.2 60 80 3 18 0 0 0 0 0 .979
1997 COL N 2B 117 114 991.2 258 414 15 93 0 0 0 0 0 .978
1997 TOT N 2B 154 151 1327.1 318 494 18 111 0 0 0 0 0 .978
1998 LA N 2B 113 112 968 225 304 13 67 1 0 0 0 0 .976
1998 LA N DH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1999 LA N 2B 116 115 974.1 216 321 9 62 0 0 0 0 0 .984
2000 CHI N 2B 150 147 1284.2 314 402 15 86 0 0 0 0 0 .979
2001 CHI N 2B 147 145 1244.2 263 366 12 67 0 0 0 0 0 .981
2002 MIL N DH 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2002 MIL N RF 1 0 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2002 MIL N OF 2 1 8.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2002 MIL N 2B 123 120 1035.1 249 323 12 79 0 0 0 0 0 .979
2002 MIL N LF 1 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2003 SF N 2B 18 17 148.1 34 55 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 .989
2003 SF N CF 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2003 SF N OF 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2003 MIL N 2B 99 96 828 197 250 15 55 0 0 0 0 0 .968
2003 MIL N DH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2003 TOT N 2B 117 113 976.1 231 305 16 67 0 0 0 0 0 .971
2004 TEX A OF 53 46 404.2 77 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .976
2004 TEX A 2B 20 17 149.2 39 51 6 11 0 0 0 0 0 .938
2004 TEX A 3B 1 1 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2004 TEX A LF 47 37 326.2 58 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .968
2004 TEX A CF 9 9 78 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2004 TEX A DH 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2004 TEX A SS 8 2 26 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .857
2005 SD N 2B 14 10 91 25 26 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 .944
2005 SD N OF 25 22 187.2 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2005 SD N CF 4 3 20 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2005 SD N LF 21 19 167.2 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2006 TEX A 2B 1 1 9 2 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2006 TEX A LF 1 1 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2006 TEX A OF 1 1 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2006 TEX A DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2006 SD N LF 36 26 242.1 48 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .980
2006 SD N 2B 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2006 SD N CF 2 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2006 SD N OF 39 26 249.1 50 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .980
2006 SD N RF 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
2006 Total OF 40 27 258.1 54 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .982
2006 Total 2B 2 1 12 2 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2006 Total LF 37 27 251.1 52 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .981
Total 2B 1295 1250 10813.1 2625 3599 151 786 1 0 0 0 0 .976
Total DH 28 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total RF 2 0 3.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total 3B 1 1 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Total LF 231 187 1668.1 356 12 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 .981
Total SS 8 2 26 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .857
Total CF 27 20 172.1 41 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .977
Total OF 253 207 1844.1 400 13 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 .981

Transactions

  • Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in the 43rd round of the free-agent draft (June 5, 1989 - signed June 15, 1989).
  • Selected by Colorado Rockies from Los Angeles Dodgers (11th pick overall) in the expansion draft (November 17, 1992).
  • Traded by Colorado Rockies to Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Pedro Astacio (August 19, 1997).
  • Traded by Los Angeles Dodgers with Ismael Valdez to Chicago Cubs in exchange for Terry Adams, Chad Ricketts and a player to be named later (December 12, 1999); Los Angeles Dodgers received Brian Stephenson (December 16, 1999).
  • Granted free agency (November 7, 2001).
  • Signed by Milwaukee Brewers (January 17, 2002).
  • Traded by Milwaukee Brewers to San Francisco Giants in exchange for Greg Bruso (August 19, 2003).
  • Granted free agency (October 27, 2003).
  • Signed by Texas Rangers (January 6, 2004).
  • Granted free agency (November 1, 2004).
  • Signed by San Diego Padres (December 9, 2004).
  • Granted free agency (November 8, 2005).
  • Signed by San Diego Padres (November 22, 2005).
  • Released by San Diego Padres (August 1, 2006).
  • Signed by Texas Rangers (August 11, 2006).
  • Granted free agency (November 1, 2006).

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