Christopher Young went 2 for 4 with one RBI, one run and one walk in the Arizona Diamondbacks's 15-4 loss to the Florida Marlins on Monday. Young graduated from Bellaire High School.
Young is a 2001 graduate of Bellaire High School and a 16th-round selection (493rd overall) of the Chicago White Sox in the 2001 Major League Baseball draft. Young signed his first professional contract with Chicago on Aug. 19, 2001 and spent four seasons in the White Sox organization. In 2003 Young was named an Appalachian League all-star when he batted .290 with seven home runs, 28 RBIs and 21 stolen bases for Bristol (Rookie League). Two years later Young was named the White Sox minor league player of the year and a Baseball America first-team minor league all-star after hitting .277 with 26 home runs, 77 RBIs, 32 stolen bases and 100 runs scored for Birmingham of the Southern League (Double-A). After the 2005 season, Young was traded by Chicago to the Arizona Diamondbacks as the center piece of the four-player deal that netted the White Sox Javier Vazquez. During his first season in the Diamondbacks' system, Young batted .276 with 21 home runs and 77 RBIs for Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (Triple-A) to be named a triple-A all-star outfielder and a Baseball America second-team minor league all-star. Young made his big league debut with Arizona on Aug. 18, 2006 appearing in 30 games that season with 17 hits, including two homers, in 70 at-bats. In 2007, his first-full big league season, Young batted .237 with 32 home runs and 68 RBIs to finish fourth in the National League rookie of the year voting. He was named to the NL all-star team in 2010 during a season in which he hit .257 with 27 home runs, 91 RBIs and 94 runs scored. Through the 2010 season, Young had 98 homers in 328 games. He was born Sept. 5, 1983 in Houston. Read more...published May. 31, 2011
Brian David Friday went 2 for 5 and scored two runs in the Indianapolis Indians's 8-5 loss to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees on Monday. Friday graduated from Bellaire Episcopal High School.
A 2004 graduate of Bellaire Episcopal High School, Friday accepted a baseball scholarship at Rice University. He played three seasons (2005 to 2007) for the Owls ending his college career with a .327 batting average, 55 doubles, 40 stolen bases and 98 RBIs. As a sophomore, 2006, Friday was named a first-team college all-American at shortstop and a Conference USA all-star infielder after hitting .353 with 95 hits, 66 runs scored, 57 RBIs and nine home runs for the Owls. He was again selected a C-USA all-star infielder after his junior campaign, 2007, when Friday hit .336 with 29 doubles, three home runs and 30 RBIs. Friday was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the third round (98th overall) of the 2007 Major League Baseball draft. He quickly advanced through the Pirates' system making it to Triple-A Indianapolis of the International League early in the 2010 season, his second full year of professional baseball. Entering 2011, Friday was a career .272 minor league hitter with 73 doubles, 14 triples, 14 home runs, 189 runs scored and 123 RBIs in 345 games. He was born Dec. 16, 1985 in Houston. Read more...Special to the Chronicle published May. 31, 2011
Harold Van Ellis Jr was arrested on a charge of violating child support on May 31, 2011, the Harris County Sheriff's Office reported. Ellis, a 35 year old black male, was booked at the Harris County Jail on May 31, 2011 and is facing a misdemeanor charge. He resides at 6111 Willowbend. Read more...Special to the Chronicle published May. 31, 2011
A Bellaire man was arrested and charged with engaging in org criminal activity on May 31, 2011, the Harris County Sheriff's Office reported. Mehrdad Tavoussi, 55 years old, was booked at the Harris County Jail on May 31, 2011 and is facing a felony charge. He resides at 4815 Locust. Read more...
Sallie Yat Boone-Daniels arrested on charge of possession of a penalty group 1 controlled substance (less than a gram)Special to the Chronicle published May. 31, 2011
Sallie Yat Boone-Daniels was arrested on a charge of possession of a penalty group 1 controlled substance (less than a gram) on May 31, 2011, the Harris County Sheriff's Office reported. Boone-Daniels, a 42 year old white female, was booked at the Harris County Jail on June 1, 2011 and is facing a felony charge. She resides at 5131 Beechnut St. Read more...
- Charles Eugene Hall arrested on charge of possession of marijuana, 0 to 2 ounces, May. 31, 2011
- Victor Martin Pradia arrested on charges of motion to revoke parole and unauthorized use of a vehicle, May. 31, 2011
- Final order for Alan V. Rose, May. 31, 2011
- Montgomery County District Court criminal felony indictments, May 31, May. 31, 2011
- Keshia Smtih arrested on charge of indecent exposure, May. 31, 2011
- Michael G Blair arrested on charge of trespassing on property or in a building (no departure), May. 31, 2011
- Pro Baseball: Brian David Friday, Indianapolis Indians, May. 30, 2011
- Pro Baseball: Christopher Young, Arizona Diamondbacks, May. 30, 2011
- Pro Baseball: Christopher Young, Arizona Diamondbacks, May. 29, 2011
- College Softball: Kat Espinosa, Oklahoma State, May. 29, 2011
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