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Chase Headley

31-Year-Old Third Baseman – New York Yankees

2015 Stats

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.242

HR

5

RBI

18

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18

SB

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2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Most people that drafted Headley over the years did so with the hope that he would be traded out of Petco National Park that season and go to the Yankees. That finally happened in 2014, but you’d neve...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 211   DOB: 5/9/1984   BORN: Fountain, CO   COLLEGE: Tennessee   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Chase Headley Contract Information:

Headley signed a four-year, $52-million deal with the Yankees in December of 2014.

May 16, 2015  –  Chase Headley News

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Chase Headley Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2006 22 A A 129 558 484 79 141 45 33 0 12 73 4 5 74 96 0 0 0 .291 .389 .434 .823
2007 23 AA SAN 121 522 433 82 143 63 38 5 20 78 1 0 74 114 0 4 11 .330 .437 .580 1.017
2007 23 MAJ SDG 8 21 18 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 .222 .333 .278 .611
2008 24 AAA POR 65 295 259 49 79 38 24 1 13 40 0 0 31 65 0 2 3 .305 .383 .556 .939
2008 24 MAJ SDG 91 368 331 34 89 30 19 2 9 38 4 1 30 104 0 2 5 .269 .337 .420 .757
2009 25 MAJ SDG 156 612 543 62 142 45 31 2 12 64 10 2 62 133 0 2 5 .262 .342 .392 .734
2010 26 MAJ SDG 161 674 610 77 161 43 29 3 11 58 17 5 56 139 1 4 3 .264 .327 .375 .702
2011 27 MAJ SD 113 439 381 43 110 33 28 1 4 44 13 2 52 92 1 3 2 .289 .374 .399 .773
2012 28 MAJ SD 161 699 604 95 173 64 31 2 31 115 17 6 86 157 0 5 4 .286 .376 .498 .874
2013 29 A+ LAK 4 12 12 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .583
2013 29 MAJ SD 141 600 520 59 130 50 35 2 13 50 8 4 67 142 0 2 11 .250 .347 .400 .747
2014 30 A+ LAK 4 14 12 1 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 .333 .429 .417 .846
2014 30 MAJ SD 77 307 279 27 64 20 12 1 7 32 4 1 22 73 0 1 5 .229 .296 .355 .651
2014 30 MAJ NYY 58 224 191 28 50 14 8 0 6 17 3 2 29 49 0 0 4 .262 .371 .398 .769
2014  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ SD/NYY 135 531 470 55 114 34 20 1 13 49 7 3 51 122 0 1 9 .243 .328 .372 .700
2015 31 MAJ NYY 43 170 157 18 38 11 5 1 5 18 0 1 10 37 0 1 2 .242 .294 .382 .676
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3-Year Averages     145 609 531 69 139 48 28 1 19 71 10 4 68 140 0 2 8 .262 .353 .426 .779
Career  (View All)     1009 4,114 3,634 444 961 311 199 14 98 436 76 24 416 930 2 20 42 .264 .345 .408 .753

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Chase Headley Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 24 Tex 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .294 .382 .676
May. 23 Tex 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .289 .379 .668
May. 22 Tex 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .238 .293 .384 .677
May. 20 @Was 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .236 .283 .385 .668
May. 19 @Was 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .284 .389 .673
May. 17 @KC 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236 .285 .386 .671
May. 16 @KC 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .279 .382 .661
May. 15 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .282 .366 .648
May. 14 @TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .290 .378 .668
May. 13 @TB 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .289 .384 .673
May. 12 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .284 .379 .663
May. 11 @TB 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .233 .285 .383 .668
May. 10 Bal 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .280 .353 .633
May. 9 Bal 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .281 .363 .644
May. 8 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .282 .367 .649
May. 7 Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .292 .381 .673
May. 6 @Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .294 .386 .680
May. 5 @Tor Did not play.
May. 4 @Tor 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .305 .402 .707
May. 3 @Bos 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 .242 .294 .400 .694
May. 2 @Bos 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .278 .396 .674
May. 1 @Bos 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .280 .391 .671
Apr. 29 TB 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .232 .284 .390 .674
Apr. 28 TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .289 .364 .653
Apr. 27 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .291 .370 .661
Apr. 26 NYM 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .291 .370 .661
Apr. 25 NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .293 .362 .655
Apr. 24 NYM 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .306 .379 .685
Apr. 23 @Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .309 .387 .696
Apr. 22 @Det 5 2 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .313 .407 .720
Last 7 Days 26 5 8 1 0 1 4 1 4 0 0 1 0 2 .308 .357 .462 .819
Last 14 Days 48 8 13 1 0 2 8 3 10 0 1 1 1 2 .271 .321 .417 .738
Last 30 Days 103 12 25 4 1 3 11 5 22 0 1 2 1 7 .243 .288 .388 .676

Chase Headley: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 43
2014 7 127 1
2013 140
2012 1 159
2011 107
2010 158
2009 1 28 114 114 2

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Chase Headley Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015537290.208.396.633
2014121154112.248.380.721
2013149175161.248.436.764

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201510411390.260.375.697
2014349409385.241.370.693
2013371428347.251.385.740

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015718360.211.352.615
2014253357294.257.391.735
2013261285242.253.406.763

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201586102120.267.407.726
2014217206203.226.350.659
2013259318266.247.394.731
Chase Headley Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2006 22 A A 558 484 13.3% 17.2% 0.77 80% .343 .143
2007 23 AA SAN 522 433 14.2% 21.8% 0.65 74% .411 .250
2007 23 MAJ SDG 21 18 9.5% 19% 0.50 78% .286 .056
2008 24 AAA POR 295 259 10.5% 22% 0.48 75% .365 .251
2008 24 MAJ SDG 368 331 8.2% 28.3% 0.29 69% .367 .151
2009 25 MAJ SDG 612 543 10.1% 21.7% 0.47 76% .327 .130
2010 26 MAJ SDG 674 610 8.3% 20.6% 0.40 77% .326 .111
2011 27 MAJ SD 439 381 11.8% 21% 0.57 76% .372 .110
2012 28 MAJ SD 699 604 12.3% 22.5% 0.55 74% .341 .212
2013 29 A+ LAK 12 12 0% 16.7% 0.00 83% .300 .083
2013 29 MAJ SD 600 520 11.2% 23.7% 0.47 73% .321 .150
2014 30 A+ LAK 14 12 14.3% 28.6% 0.50 67% .500 .084
2014 30 MAJ SD 307 279 7.2% 23.8% 0.30 74% .286 .126
2014 30 MAJ NYY 224 191 12.9% 21.9% 0.59 74% .324 .136
2014  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ SD/NYY 531 470 9.6% 23% 0.42 74% .301 .129
2015 31 MAJ NYY 170 157 5.9% 21.8% 0.27 76% .287 .140
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3-Year Averages     609 531 11.2% 23% 0.49 74% .323 .164
Career     4,114 3,634 10.1% 22.6% 0.45 74% .331 .144

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2015 Stat Review for Chase Headley    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.242 AVG
WEAK
76% Contact Rate
POOR
.287 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.382 SLG
WEAK
.140 ISO
AVERAGE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.27 BB/K
POOR
5.9% BB Rate
WEAK
21.8% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.676 OPS
POOR
.294 OBP
POOR

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Chase Headley: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Head is back in the lineup Thursday against the Rays, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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Headley is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Rays, Eric Boland of Newsday reports.

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Headley went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts in Tuesday's loss to the Rays.

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Headley (back) is in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays, Meredith Marakovits of the YES Network reports.

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Headley wasn't available Tuesday due to a sore back, The Westchester Journal News reports.

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Headley is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays.

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Headley is not in the lineup Monday against the Rays.

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Headley went 1-for-4 with a single in Friday's win over the Mets.

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Headley will bat second Tuesday against the Orioles, Newsday's Erik Boland reports.

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Headley is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Orioles, Erik Boland of Newsday reports.

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Headley is 2-for-11 with no extra-base hits after his first series against the Blue Jays.

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Headley is hitting .313/.371/.563 with two home runs in 12 games of Grapefruit League action.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

After driving in an NL-leading 115 RBI in 2012, Headley had a tough act to follow, and a fractured thumb sustained late in spring training didn't exactly aid in realizing similar output, as his season debut was delayed until Apr. 17. Morever, his year of misery concluded with news of a torn meniscus in his left knee, which had apparently been bothering him since March. In between, there were some positives, including a second half in which he slashed .280/.371/.458, but certain season-long marks, namely a wOBA (.330) and HR/FB rate (10.9 percent), were in line with his career numbers. If he enters 2014 with a fully healthy knee, there's no reason to believe he can't reach base more regularly or steal double-digit bases for the fifth time in six seasons, with ordinary power for a corner infielder.

2013

It's amazing what can happen when power ends up in the hands of the right man at the right time. In 2012, Headley found that power and put it to good use as he hit a career-high 31 homers and 31 doubles. His 115 RBI were not only a career high, but led the National League as well. As for his other skills, Headley made contact 74.8 percent of the time, which is low for him, but otherwise stayed true to who he is with walk and strikeout rates within his normal range. At 29 years old, owners should not be expecting an encore performance in 2013 from Headley as there is little to suggest the power he showed in 2012 (.212 ISO after a .110 mark in 2011) is likely to carry over. The switch-hitting Headley should benefit from having the fences in right field moved in at Petco Park, however. If anything, invest in him for his speed, which has produced double-digit steals each of the last four seasons, and be happy with more moderate power.

2012

When Headley first arrived in San Diego, he was a highly touted third-base prospect who was capable of hitting for a high average with decent power totals. While it has taken a few seasons in the majors to make the necessary adjustments, he finally found his groove in 2011 and posted a career best .289/.374/.399 slash line. With an improved 11.8 percent walk rate and an annually improving 80 percent contact rate, Headley has finally delivered the on-base numbers we saw back in the minors and is becoming more of a complete ballplayer. His minor league power may never translate in the majors due to the dimensions of Petco Park, but he should still produce everywhere else, including the continued contribution of double-digit steals.

2011

Headley stole more bases and reduced his strikeout rate for the second season in a row, but the rest of his skills remained the same in 2010, which wasn't a good thing. He again didn't hit for average, had trouble getting on base, didn't hit for power and continued to struggle against lefties. For someone who plays third base (or any position), these aren't the best skills to have. If he can continue to reduce his strikeout rate and turn around his sliding slugging percentage, there's hope that he can become a useful fantasy asset entering his age 27 season. However, it appears that a platoon role would likely be in his and fantasy owners' best interest.

2010

Strikeouts and power need to be correlated for hitters. If you can't make enough contact to hit .300, then you need to be able to drive the ball when you do connect. Headley hasn't been that guy, with a 25 percent strikeout rate chewing up his batting average and limiting his OBP, but just a .403 SLG in two seasons as a regular that doesn't make up for it. Throw in bad defense at a hitting position, and he's been a disappointment. If the Padres ever free up third base for him, he might hit a little better and he'd certainly field better; until then, he's someone you'll be looking to improve upon. Caveat: He's third-base eligible in most formats, so worth a late pick.

2009

Headley's strong start at Triple-A Portland earned him a mid-June promotion. He had an odd season as he hit five homers but did not walk in his first 87 at-bats, then hitting only four more homers in his last 244 at-bats, but walking 30 times. This is the type of plate discipline Headley displayed in the minors, though his contact rate with the Padres was less than 70 percent, a mark he needs to improve as his power will become more consistent as he matures. Originally a third baseman, Headley showed surprising dexterity in left field, where he will likely spend his 2009 season. If Kevin Kouzmanoff has any issues getting healthy in time for Opening Day, Headley could spend time at the hot corner to begin the year.

2008

The Padres love Headley and would give him the reins at third base if Kevin Kouzmanoff wasn't already there. As a result, Headley's 2008 role is uncertain. The Padres will experiment with him as an outfielder during spring training. Triple-A is also a possibility, although the Padres think the 23-year-old is ready for prime time. Headley is a solid all-around hitter; in 433 Double-A at-bats last year, he hit .330 with 20 homers, 78 RBI and 74 walks. He gained 15 pounds of muscle during the offseason and is up to 230 pounds. Headley is a very good sleeper, but watch his role during spring training.

2007

Headley has excellent plate discipline and moderate power and was named to the High-A California League's Postseason All-Star Team after he hit .291/.389/.434 with 12 homers and 73 RBI in 484 at-bats. He was believed to be San Diego's best young third baseman until the team traded for Kevin Kouzmanoff in November, a move which considerably clouds Headley's future with the Padres.