Tim Young (baseball)

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Tim Young
Pitcher
Born: (1973-10-15) October 15, 1973 (age 41)
Gulfport, Mississippi
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 5, 1998 for the Montreal Expos
Last MLB appearance
July 6, 2000 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win–loss record 0-0
Earned run average 6.23
Strikeouts 13
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • 2000 Olympic Baseball Gold Medalist
Olympic medal record
Men’s Baseball
Gold 2000 Sydney Team competition

Timothy R. Young (born October 15, 1973) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played professionally for the Montreal Expos and the Boston Red Sox, and was a member of the US Baseball Team that won a gold medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Early life[edit]

Born in Gulfport, Mississippi, Young attended Liberty County High School in Bristol, Florida.[1] He played college baseball at the University of Alabama.[2]

Professional career[edit]

On June 4, 1996, at 5'9" and 170 pounds, Young was drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 19th round of the 1996 Major League Baseball Draft.[3] He played one season for the Expos in 1998, and was granted free agency on December 18, 1998.[4]

Young signed as a free agent with the Boston Red Sox on February 3, 1999, and played one season with the team in 2000. In an 18-game major league career, he posted a 6.23 ERA with 13 strikeouts in 13 innings pitched without a decision or save.[5]

He was a member of the US Baseball Team that won a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[6][7] In December 2000 he was purchased by the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of Japan's Central League.

He continued to play in the minor leagues until 2004, playing for 12 different minor league teams between 1996 and 2004. He pitched for Triple-A Pawtucket,[8] Syracuse, Colorado,[9] Memphis[10] and Buffalo.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tim Young". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "TIM YOUNG CAREER STATS". MLB.com. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Tim Young". Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Tim Young Statistics with Montreal Expos". Expos Nation. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Tim Young Stats". ESPN. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Tim Young". Alabama Baseball 2007. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Pride of the Yanks". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  8. ^ "All Time Roster". Paw Sox. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Colorado Springs Sky Sox". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  10. ^ "All-Time Roster". Memphis Redbirds. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Tim Young". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 

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