Alex Young

#46 RP / Cleveland Indians / EXP: 1YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 221 lb Age: 28 College: TCU Bats/Throws -/-

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    Indians' Alex Young: Inconsistent lately

    Alex Young has allowed four runs in his last five innings.In his last six appearances, Young has alternated between giving up runs and scoreless efforts. He's given up nine hits and five walks while striking out just two in the aforementioned stretch. For the year, the southpaw has a 6.58 ERA, 1.77 WHIP and 43:27 K:BB across 52 innings between Cleveland and Arizona, almost exclusively as a low-leverage reliever.

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    Indians' Alex Young: Collects hold

    Alex Young pitched a perfect inning and struck out one to earn a hold in Friday's 4-3 loss to Boston.The southpaw protected a two-run lead in the seventh inning before James Karinchak melted down in the eighth. The hold was Young's first with Cleveland and his fourth overall through 34 appearances. He's added a 6.51 ERA, 1.66 WHIP, 41:22 K:BB, two blown saves and a 2-6 record across 47 innings this season. Young will likely continue to see mainly low-leverage work to finish the year.

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    Indians' Alex Young: Receives call-up

    Alex Young was called up from Triple-A Columbus on Thursday, Tom Withers of the Associated Press reports.Young has a 5.59 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 10:3 K:BB across 9.2 innings at the Triple-A level this season, split between Reno and Columbus. He also struggled to a 6.26 ERA and 1.68 WHIP across 41.2 innings with Arizona. Young was called up to replace Nick Sandlin, who was placed on the injured list Thursday with a shoulder strain.

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    Indians' Alex Young: Claimed by Cleveland

    Alex Young was claimed off waivers by Cleveland on Monday and optioned to Triple-A Columbus, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.Young was designated for assignment by the Diamondbacks last week. Expectations for a player who couldn't stick around on the team with the worst record in the league should be low, especially given that Young owns a 6.26 ERA in 41.2 innings this season. Aaron Civale (finger) was transferred to the 60-day injured list to clear a spot for Young on the 40-man roster.

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    Diamondbacks' Alex Young: Cast off 40-man roster

    The Arizona Diamondbacks designated Alex Young for assignment Wednesday.Arizona booted Young from its 40-man roster to make room for reliever Ty Tice, who was claimed off waivers from Atlanta. Young turned in some decent numbers over 15 starts with the Diamondbacks as a rookie in 2019, but he's been ineffective while working out of the rotation or in relief across the past two seasons. Dating back to the start of the 2020 season, Young has posted a 5.83 ERA and 1.53 WHIP over 88 innings.

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    Diamondbacks' Alex Young: Sent to Triple-A

    Alex Young was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Tuesday, Zach Buchanan of The Athletic reports.The left-hander surrendered seven runs (four earned) across three frames in his lone appearance since being promoted July 9, and he'll head back to Reno with Taylor Widener recalled to start Tuesday. Young has a 6.26 ERA, 1.68 WHIP and 38:20 K:BB over 41.2 innings for Arizona this season.

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    Diamondbacks' Alex Young: Recalled by Diamondbacks

    The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled Alex Young from Triple-A Reno on Friday.The lefty allowed two runs in four innings with Reno after being optioned June 29. At the big-league level, Young has a 5.82 ERA through 38.2 innings in 2021, and figures to add some bullpen depth for the final three games before the break.

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    Diamondbacks' Alex Young: Optioned to Triple-A

    Alex Young was optioned to Triple-A Reno following Monday's loss to St. Louis.Young struggled in his last three outings (two starts) with the Arizona Diamondbacks, most recently allowing six runs on seven hits across three relief innings Monday. He'll head to Reno for the first time since 2019, where the club could opt to stretch him out for starter innings. Young, who holds a 5.82 ERA while serving primarily as a reliever across 29 appearances, should have a strong chance to return to the majors later this season. Infielder Andrew Young was recalled in a corresponding roster move.

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    Diamondbacks' Alex Young: Loses in relief

    Alex Young (2-6) took the loss in Monday's 7-1 defeat at the hands of the Cardinals, allowing six runs on seven hits and a walk with two strikeouts in three innings.Young had started for the Arizona Diamondbacks in both of his prior two appearances, but he returned to the bullpen Monday with Jake Faria picking up his first start for Arizona. The 27-year-old southpaw came on in the fifth and pitched two scoreless innings before surrendering six runs on six hits in a disastrous seventh frame. He's now allowed 15 runs in 16 June innings, increasing his ERA from 3.97 to 5.82 in the process.

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    Diamondbacks' Alex Young: Hit hard in loss

    Alex Young (2-5) took the loss in Sunday's 9-8 defeat at the hands of the Dodgers, allowing five runs on seven hits and two walks with three strikeouts in three innings.Young got through the game's first two innings unscathed but allowed five runs in the third and two in the fourth before being removed. This was only Young's second start since joining the rotation for bottom-feeding Arizona, as he doesn't offer much upside.

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