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Nationals Agree to Terms With Pitcher Young

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Pitcher Chris Young signed a minor league contract with the Nationals. Young spent last season with the New York Mets. (Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Pitcher Chris Young signed a minor league contract with the Nationals. Young spent last season with the New York Mets. (Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

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WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Chris Young on a minor-league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.

Young is 53-43 with a 3.79 ERA in 159 career starts with the New York Mets, San Diego Padres and Texas Rangers. The 33-year-old Young was an All-Star with the Padres in 2007.

Young went 4-9 with a 4.15 ERA in 20 starts last season with the Mets.

The Nationals announced the deal Thursday.

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