New York Mets outfielder Eric Young, Jr. has 17 stolen bases this season. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Young did not play in the either game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The team recalled Matt den Dekker from Triple-A Las Vegas to take Young's roster spot. He was hitting .269 with four homers in 47 games in Vegas.
Young is batting. 220 with one home run, seven RBI and a .315 on-base percentage in 141 at-bats this season. He is also third in National League with 17 stolen bases.