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Chase Headley

33-Year-Old Third Baseman – New York Yankees

2017 Stats

AVG

.273

HR

12

RBI

61

R

77

SB

9

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Headley got off to a brutal start to 2016, as he hovered at or below the Mendoza Line for the first six weeks. He found a way to right the ship after that, but the end result was more of the same as t...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 215   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.

October 6, 2017  –  Chase Headley News

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Headley will not be a part of Friday's starting nine for Game 2 of the ALDS against Cleveland, Buster Olney of ESPN reports.

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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 156 642 580 74 150 41 29 1 11 62 0 2 51 135 0 4 7 .259 .324 .369 .693
2016 32 MAJ NYY 140 529 467 58 118 33 18 1 14 51 8 2 51 118 0 5 6 .253 .331 .385 .716
2017 33 MAJ NYY 147 586 512 77 140 43 30 1 12 61 9 2 60 132 1 7 6 .273 .352 .406 .758
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3-Year Averages     143 566 505 62 127 35 22 1 12 54 5 2 51 125 0 3 7 .251 .327 .370 .697
Career  (View All)     1409 5,701 5,036 635 1,331 417 271 16 130 592 93 29 568 1,278 3 35 59 .264 .344 .402 .746

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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
Oct. 1 Tor 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .352 .406 .758
Sep. 30 Tor Did not play.
Sep. 29 Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .352 .406 .758
Sep. 28 TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .353 .408 .761
Sep. 27 TB 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .356 .412 .768
Sep. 26 TB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .355 .411 .766
Sep. 25 KC Did not play.
Sep. 24 @Tor 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .358 .415 .773
Sep. 23 @Tor 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .278 .358 .416 .774
Sep. 22 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .355 .416 .771
Sep. 20 Min Did not play.
Sep. 19 Min 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 .278 .357 .419 .776
Sep. 18 Min 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .358 .422 .780
Sep. 17 Bal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .359 .423 .782
Sep. 16 Bal 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .360 .424 .784
Sep. 15 Bal 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .359 .425 .784
Sep. 14 Bal 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .356 .422 .778
Sep. 13 @TB 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .277 .356 .424 .780
Sep. 12 @TB 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .358 .426 .784
Sep. 11 @TB Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Tex 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .358 .427 .785
Sep. 9 @Tex 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .279 .360 .430 .790
Sep. 8 @Tex 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .360 .431 .791
Sep. 7 @Bal 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .361 .432 .793
Sep. 5 @Bal Did not play.
Sep. 4 @Bal 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .362 .427 .789
Sep. 3 Bos 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .361 .429 .790
Sep. 2 Bos 4 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .360 .421 .781
Sep. 1 Bos 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .357 .411 .768
Aug. 31 Bos 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .357 .412 .769
Last 7 Games 18 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .334
Last 14 Games 36 6 6 0 0 0 0 3 7 1 0 1 1 0 .167 .244 .167 .411
Last 30 Games 91 17 26 1 0 3 9 6 17 2 0 1 1 1 .286 .333 .396 .729

Chase Headley: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 45 1 86 14
2016 140 1
2015 1 155
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
2017154244151.260.409.708
2016159213171.270.352.686
2015184263240.283.408.743

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017358538468.279.405.778
20163083711347.240.399.726
2015396488380.247.351.670

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017230437293.291.443.822
20162323311315.220.405.721
2015292376240.257.366.677

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017282345326.259.376.706
2016235253203.281.362.704
2015288375380.260.372.709
Chase Headley vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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% .406 .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% .361 .251
2008 24 MAJ SDG 368 331 8.2% 28.3% 0.29 69% .364 .151
2009 25 MAJ SDG 612 543 10.1% 21.7% 0.47 76% .325 .130
2010 26 MAJ SDG 674 610 8.3% 20.6% 0.40 77% .323 .111
2011 27 MAJ SD 439 381 11.8% 21% 0.57 76% .368 .110
2012 28 MAJ SD 699 604 12.3% 22.5% 0.55 74% .337 .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% .319 .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% .285 .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 642 580 7.9% 21% 0.38 77% .317 .110
2016 32 MAJ NYY 529 467 9.6% 22.3% 0.43 75% .306 .132
2017 33 MAJ NYY 586 512 10.2% 22.5% 0.45 74% .341 .133
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3-Year Averages     566 505 9% 22.1% 0.41 75% .310 .119
Career     5,701 5,036 10% 22.4% 0.44 75% .328 .138

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Chase Headley Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 1B 1 -1 0 0 -1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 3B 1320 -3 259 -5 3 -6 681 4 370 -4 2 0 -7
2016 3B 1169 9 196 11 0 9 613 5 260 3 3 8 0
2017 1B 328 0 22 0 1 -1 175 0 115 -1 1 -1 0
2017 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 3B 751 -10 144 -7 1 -11 337 -2 233 -1 -3 2 -5
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 1B 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2015 3B -1 -1 -1 -3 0 -6
2016 3B 0 -1 1 7 0 7
2017 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 3B 0 -1 1 -7 0 -7

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2017 Stat Review for Chase Headley    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.45 BB/K
GOOD
10.2% BB Rate
GOOD
22.5% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.758 OPS
WEAK
.352 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.273 AVG
GOOD
.341 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.406 SLG
WEAK
.133 ISO
POOR

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

Headley is out of the lineup Monday against the Royals.

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Headley is out of the lineup against the Twins on Wednesday, Pete Caldera of The Bergen Record reports.

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Headley went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run during Thursday's win over Baltimore.

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Headley went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored during Saturday's win over Boston.

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Headley will start at first base and bat sixth Sunday against the Mariners.

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Headley is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Mets, Pete Caldera of The Record reports.

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Headley is not in the lineup against Boston on Friday.

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Headley is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Blue Jays, Erik Boland of Newsday reports.

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Headley went 1-for-4 with a solo homer during Saturday's win over Cleveland.

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Headley went 3-for-4 with a walk and one RBI in Thursday's win over the Rays.

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Manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday that Headley will receive a "crash course" at first base and likely see most of his starts at the position following the acquisition of Todd Frazier earlier this week, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Headley signed a long-term deal with the Yankees following a successful second half in 2014 after a deadline deal to the Bronx, but was unable to do much better in his first season in pinstripes. Outside of an outlier MVP-caliber season in 2012, in which the third baseman hit 31 homers with a .286/.374/.498 line, Headley's 2015 numbers basically fall in line with his career averages. Though his production was about what should be expected out of him at this point, Headley's 2015 season disappointed owners who hoped the full-time move from Petco Park to Yankee Stadium would help in the power department. While it didn't have any impact for fantasy purposes, the Yankees were also disappointed with his defensive play, as the two-time Gold Glove winner committed 23 errors at the hot corner, though the lack of a viable backup kept his job relatively safe. Entering his age-32 season, it's reasonable to expect more of the same from him at the plate.

2015

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 never know if from his statistics. Headley hit .229/.296/.355 for the Padres and .262/.371/.398 for the Yankees. The spike in OBP came from a five percentage point jump in his walk rate in the American League, but 2014 was the third time in five seasons Headley has failed to slug over .400. He also is taking up residence in Splitsville; he has hit over .250 against lefties just twice in the past six seasons and that number has declined each of the past four seasons. Re-signed by the Yankees in December, Headley could be much more productive in his first full campaign in the Bronx with improved health, but we’re still talking about a player who has had one outlier of a power season in the past six. Another 30-homer season is highly unlikely, and it might even be a surprise if he swats 20.

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.