Chris Young passes Mets physical

Updated: January 21, 2011, 12:13 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

Chris Young passed his physical and signed his one-year deal with the New York Mets Thursday.

Sources say Young can earn up to $4.5 million if he reaches all of his incentives, a deal similar to the one left-hander Chris Capuano signed, sources said. Capuano received a base salary of $1.5 million and can approach the maximum if he throws 200 innings and makes 32 starts.

Sources said Young's incentives are a bit easier to reach. Young's base salary is $1.1 million -- $400,000 less than ...

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