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Thursday, February 21, 2013
Nationals sign RHP Chris Young

Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with right-hander 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.