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Mets Nearing Deal With Chris Young (The Pitcher)

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Adam Rubin says the Mets are closing in on a deal with RHP Chris Young.

Young will be 32 in May and hasn't had a decent season since 2007. Here are some stats, courtesy of Fangraphs.

Season Team Age IP ERA FIP xFIP BABIP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 GB% WAR SwStr%
2004 Rangers 25 36.1 4.71 5.06 4.66 0.278 6.69 2.48 1.73 32.70% 0.5 7.80%
2005 Rangers 26 164.2 4.26 3.80 4.35 0.304 7.49 2.46 1.04 32.70% 3.7 9.70%
2006 Padres 27 179.1 3.46 4.60 4.62 0.237 8.23 3.46 1.41 25.40% 1.2 9.90%
2007 Padres 28 173.0 3.12 3.43 4.60 0.252 8.69 3.75 0.52 29.10% 3.4 11.60%
2008 Padres 29 102.1 3.96 4.40 4.75 0.266 8.18 4.22 1.14 21.70% 0.6 9.60%
2009 Padres 30 76.0 5.21 5.49 5.59 0.261 5.92 4.74 1.42 30.20% -0.5 7.50%
2010 Padres 31 20.0 0.90 3.88 5.28 0.179 6.75 4.95 0.45 29.10% 0.2 8.10%

Update: Andy Martino says that nothing is imminent. Stay tuned.