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  1. Coors Field keeps impressing the opposition, 20 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    ... tz and Jayhawk Owens also greeted one another with current Colorado manager Walt Weiss and coaches Darren Holmes, Eric Young and Vinny Castilla. Swift won 21 games for the Giants in 1993. He topped out for the Rockies at nine wins in 1995.

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  2. Coors Field Celebrates 20th With Familiar Faces, Special HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    ... "I remember being there, I remember Dante Bichette, I remember the first home run at Coors Field, I remember Eric Young hitting it out of Mile High Stadium, so many great memories of the Rockies and for 14 years I was there for every one," said ...

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  3. Anniversary of Coors Field opener brings back memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Major League Baseball

    An expansion team heading into its third year of existence went from a roster of castoffs to a factor to be dealt with in the National League West. "It was our coming-out party," said Eric Young, Colorado's original second baseman and now the team's first-base coach.

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  4. Young: Robinson 'paved the way for us to put on this uniform'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Colorado Rockies

    For Wednesday night's Rockies-Giants game on Jackie Robinson Day, the Rockies featured two African-American coaches, Eric Young at first base and Stu Cole at third base. On a day when every player in the game wore Jackie Robinson's No.

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  5. Coors Field: Ten things you probably didn't know about the home of the RockiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Denver Westword

    ... more than 8,000 artifacts. No, a World Series trophy isn't one of them, but fans can see things like the jersey Eric Young wore when he hit a home run in the first major league at-bat in franchise history. Snow is always a possibility in April and ...

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  6. Roto Roundup: Hanley Ramirez, Corey Kluber, Craig Kimbrel and othersRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | FakeTeams

    ... (he earned a save on Opening Day), Cameron Maybin and Jim Johnson. Maybin should take over center field for Eric Young Jr. so he should play every day for the Braves. Young's value decreases some, but I think he can still steal 30+ bases this ...

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  7. FanDuel Opening Day Fantasy Baseball PicksRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Talking Chop

    ... and/or ignore at your leisure. Naturally, the first thing that will jump out to Braves fans is the inclusion of Eric Young. For fantasy purposes, Young's chief asset is his speed, and with the Marlins deploying a battery that could have some trouble ...

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  8. Shifting philosophy: Rox dedicated to new defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Colorado Rockies

    ... positioning coach Rene Lachemann, third-base/infield coach Stu Cole and first-base/outfield coach Eric Young. Weiss is the final authority. Cole, who positions the infield, said some data is surprising, such as, "You see a lot of small guys hit a ...

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  9. Speedy Eric Young Jr. quickly grabs this chance with BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | SavannahNow

    Eric Young Jr. reported to spring training with the Atlanta Braves on a minor league deal, simply hoping to make an impression. Now with opening day less than a week away and starting center fielder Melvin Upton Jr. likely out until mid-May because of a foot problem, Young finds himself as the odds-on favorite to be playing there a lot.

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  10. Speedy Eric Young Jr. quickly grabs this chance with BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Star

    AP File Photo/David Goldman Eric Young Jr. reported to spring training with the Braves on a minor league deal, simply hoping to make an impression. Now with opening day less than a week away and starting center fielder Melvin Upton Jr. likely out until mid-May because of a foot problem, Young finds himself as the odds-on favorite to be playing there a lot.

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  11. Speedy Eric Young Jr. quickly grabs this chan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Eric Young Jr. reported to spring training with the Atlanta Braves on a minor league deal, simply hoping to make an impression. Now with opening day less than a week away and starting center fielder Melvin Upton Jr. likely out until mid-May because of a foot problem, Young finds himself as the odds-on favorite to be playing there a lot.

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  12. Eric Young Jr. is fast, but he is an everyday player?Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Talking Chop

    The Atlanta Braves will begin the season with Eric Young Jr. as their Opening Day center fielder and lead-off hitter, but is he capable of producing enough to stay there? The above statement represents virtually all of the reasoning behind projecting the 29-year-old outfielder as the Opening Day lead-off hitter for the Atlanta Braves , and yet, here we are. While this could quickly sidetrack into a discussion about lineup construction , the more intriguing conversation surrounds Young and what Braves fans can actually expect from him this season.

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  13. Optimizing the Colorado Rockies' lineupRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Purple Row

    ... from the leadoff spot in 2013. What sunk the slot below league average was all of the plate appearances given to Eric Young Jr., D.J. LeMahieu, and pre-breakout Corey Dickerson . Fowler did miss time due to injury, so this one's forgivable. The same ...

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  14. Highland Ranch's Nick Shumpert following baseball path of former big-league fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... of professional athletes to inherit the physical talents of their parents. Former Rockies Dante Bichette, Eric Young and Walt Weiss, now the team's manager, are among those with sons who are playing professional baseball or will be soon. Nick ...

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  15. Rockies GM wants to take focus off Coors FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    ... the Kansas City Royals at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on March 15, 2015. Colorado Rockies first base coach Eric Young (21) looks on prior to the game against the Kansas City Royals at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Colorado Rockies ...

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  16. Versatility key for Blackmon on offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Colorado Rockies

    ... in situations where we need him to do leadoff hitter things, he needs to be able to execute," first-base coach Eric Young said. "He has to be the one to get the inning to those big guns, with him on base. If he's able to do that at a high rate, ...

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  17. Rockies' Corey Dickerson works hard to improve his defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Daily Camera

    He's being tutored by outfield coach Eric Young, who's attempting to use Dickerson's many athletic gifts to convert him into a more effective defensive player. "He's made tremendous progress since he started last year," Young said.

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  18. Mets season preview: 2015 outfield defenseRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... The Mets rounded out their outfield last year with Curtis Granderson in right, and a combination of Chris Young , Eric Young Jr., and Matt Den Dekker in left. The table above uses Baseball Reference figures to measure Mets outfielders' defensive ...

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  19. Todd Frazier 2015 PreviewRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Red Reporter

    ... history. To date, Todd's 10.9 career bWAR ranks as the 3rd most ever by a Rutgers product, trailing only Eric Young , Sr. (18.7) and long time future Red David DeJesus (22.6). Todd bazooka'd his way through the lower minors in 2007 & 2008, showing ...

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  20. Braves Sign Outfielder Eric Young Jr. To Minor League ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    The Braves extended their roster reconstruction process on Friday by signing veteran outfielder Eric Young Jr. to a Minor League contract.

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