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Thursday April 3rd, 2014

New York Mets outfielder Chris Young is a .235 career hitter. (AP Photo/David Goldman) New York Mets outfielder Chris Young is a .235 career hitter in his nine MLB seasons. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

New York Mets outfielder Chris Young was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right quadriceps strain, the team announced Thursday.

He made his season debut on Wednesday against the Washington Nationals and lasted only one inning after he was hurt chasing a fly ball in the top of the first. He originally was hurt last weekend in an exhibition game in Montreal.

Young signed a one-year, $7.25 million deal with the Mets in the offseason after spending 2013 with the Oakland Athletics. He spent his first seven seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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"It feels like a bad dream," Young said. "It's the last way you want to come with a new team. I feel terrible about it."
Mets manager Terry Collins said he doesn't believe the injury is serious.

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