"Everything feels great," said the 31-year-old Young, who missed almost all of last season with a shoulder injury. "It's been a normal spring training for me, normal preparation leading into spring training and, once I've been here, on a normal throwing routine.The 6-foot-10 Young, who was a two-sport star at Princeton, signed with Mets in the offseason. He's struggled with shoulder injuries the past two seasons. He had surgery in August 2009 to repair partial tears in his labrum. He worked hard in spring training with the Padres last season to get himself ready for the start of the season.
"It's been great to go through a normal program without any setbacks or juggling any days. It's been great so far."