Kazuo Matsui deal hurts Young's value 

May, 25, 2010
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I paid very close attention earlier this season when Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy gave enticing speedster Eric Young Jr. the chance to lead off. In general, I think the switch-hitter, who turns 25 today, has shown that his bat will play at the major league level. We certainly believe his legs will.