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Chase Headley

31-Year-Old Third Baseman – New York Yankees

2015 Stats

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.273

HR

9

RBI

53

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62

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.

August 28, 2015  –  Chase Headley News

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Headley went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, two RBI and two runs scored in Friday's win over the Braves.

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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 122 505 458 62 125 35 25 1 9 53 0 2 36 97 0 4 7 .273 .333 .391 .724
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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)     1088 4,449 3,935 488 1,048 335 219 14 102 471 76 25 442 990 2 23 47 .266 .346 .407 .752

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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
Aug. 28 @Atl 4 2 2 2 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .333 .391 .724
Aug. 26 Hou 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .330 .385 .715
Aug. 25 Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .329 .386 .715
Aug. 24 Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .272 .331 .388 .719
Aug. 23 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .274 .333 .391 .724
Aug. 22 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .333 .392 .725
Aug. 21 Cle 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .334 .394 .728
Aug. 20 Cle 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .335 .396 .731
Aug. 19 Min 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .276 .336 .395 .731
Aug. 18 Min 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .332 .390 .722
Aug. 17 Min 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .329 .384 .713
Aug. 16 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .330 .387 .717
Aug. 15 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .333 .389 .722
Aug. 14 @Tor 4 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .333 .392 .725
Aug. 13 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .269 .330 .384 .714
Aug. 12 @Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .329 .387 .716
Aug. 11 @Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .327 .389 .716
Aug. 9 Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .327 .389 .716
Aug. 8 Tor 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .328 .390 .718
Aug. 7 Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .328 .392 .720
Aug. 6 Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .274 .329 .394 .723
Aug. 5 Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .276 .329 .397 .726
Aug. 4 Bos 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .330 .400 .730
Aug. 2 @CWS 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .276 .329 .397 .726
Aug. 1 @CWS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .325 .393 .718
Jul. 31 @CWS 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .324 .393 .717
Jul. 30 @Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .320 .392 .712
Jul. 29 @Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 .270 .321 .393 .714
Jul. 28 @Tex 4 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .322 .395 .717
Jul. 27 @Tex 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .318 .394 .712
Last 7 Days 26 3 6 2 0 0 3 2 6 0 0 0 0 2 .231 .286 .308 .594
Last 14 Days 49 6 15 7 0 0 7 3 7 0 0 1 0 2 .306 .358 .449 .807
Last 30 Days 104 15 32 10 0 0 14 11 17 0 1 4 0 4 .308 .395 .404 .799

Chase Headley: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 1 122
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
2015140203220.279.429.749
2014121154112.248.380.721
2013149175161.248.436.764

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015314406280.268.366.701
2014349409385.241.370.693
2013371428347.251.385.740

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015229305220.258.376.692
2014253357294.257.391.735
2013261285242.253.406.763

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015225304280.284.396.740
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 505 458 7.1% 19.2% 0.37 79% .330 .118
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3-Year Averages     609 531 11.2% 23% 0.49 74% .323 .164
Career     4,449 3,935 9.9% 22.3% 0.45 75% .333 .141

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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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.273 AVG
GOOD
79% Contact Rate
WEAK
.330 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.391 SLG
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.118 ISO
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Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.37 BB/K
WEAK
7.1% BB Rate
WEAK
19.2% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.724 OPS
AVERAGE
.333 OBP
GOOD

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

Headley is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Twins.

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Headley went 3-for-4 with an RBI in Friday's win over the Blue Jays.

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Headley (leg) is back in the lineup Wednesday, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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Headley said Tuesday that he was held out of the lineup due to "banged up legs," but the veteran third baseman expects to be back in the lineup Wednesday, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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Headley is out of the lineup Tuesday against Cleveland.

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Headley went 1-for-4 while striking out three times in Sunday's loss to the Blue Jays.

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Headley went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in Sunday's win over the Twins.

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Headley went 3-for-4 with a double, three RBI and two runs scored Thursday against Baltimore.

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Headley (calf) is back in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Red Sox, Newsday's Erik Boland reports.

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Headley (calf) remains out of the lineup Friday against Boston, Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York reports.

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Headley (calf) is out of the lineup Thursday.

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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.