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New York Yankees: Chase Headley needs to produce or he will be out of New York

The position that the New York Yankees need to improve on this season is third base. Chase Headley, 32, is the Yankees’ starting third baseman and has not produced to the team’s expectation so far. Last season was one of Headley’s worst offensive seasons of his career. He had a .253 batting average, 14 home runs, and 51 RBIs. It was not until May 12th that Headley got his first...
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How Yankees' Chase Headley feels about Miguel Andujar chasing his job

The Yankees like third base prospect Miguel Andujar a lot. "An awful lot," manager Joe Girardi said Saturday. What's that mean for Chase Headley, the incumbent at the position in the Bronx? He said he's not worried about the 21-year-old chasing his job, though he did acknowledge Andujar's on the rise. "The fact that there's somebody coming, it doesn't change my work ethic, my...
23 hours ago

WATCH: Chase Headley batting practice round

Watch another round of Chase Headley's batting practice at Spring Training.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Headley, Ken Singleton on Same-Side Switch-Hitting

Ken Singleton is one of the most accomplished switch-hitters in history. Solid from both sides of the plate, the former Mets, Expos and Orioles outfielder slashed .282/.388/.436 from 1970 to 1984. Chase Headley isn’t of the same caliber as Singleton, but he’s a solid switch-hitter himself. Sporting fairly neutral platoon splits, the 32-year-old third baseman has slashed .263...
Via Fangraphs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees open to trading Gardner, Headley

The New York Yankees’ wallets will be feeling a lot lighter after shelling $86 million to bring back All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman. Now they may be looking to cut costs elsewhere. According to a report by Joel Sherman of the New York Post on Tuesday, the Yankees are gauging interest in a pair of veterans, outfielder Brett Gardner and third baseman Chase Headley, “as a way...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Is it time to start panicking about Chase Headley?

We’re creeping up on the end of the first trimester of the 2016 season, and a slow start is no longer just a slow start. Carlos Beltran had a slow start. Dellin Betances had a slow start. Chase Headley is having a bad season. But is it due mostly to bad luck or bad process? — THE BAD How bad has Chase Headley been this season? Among all qualified MLB third basemen, Headley...
Via BP Bronx
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Inside the return of Chase Headley

On Sept. 27, 2015, the world was supposed to end. A rare blood moon appeared in the sky, causing many to theorize that an asteroid was hurling toward Earth at a rate that would wipe out life as we know it. This total lunar eclipse was supposed to be the fulfillment of a prophecy. Well, the blood moon did not signal the end of the world, but it did announce the start of a 228...
Via BP Bronx
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Chase Headley picks up first extra-base hit of season with two-run homer

Chase Headley entered Thursday without an extra-base hit in his last 111 at-bats, dating back to Sept. 27 of last season. That streak came to a merciful end in the second inning. Headley flipped a four-seamer at 93 mph from Ian Kennedy out to right field and snuck it over the wall for a two-run homer to give the Yankees a 3-1 lead. The homer was his first since Sept. 12. http:...
Via BP Bronx
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Chase Headley needs to stick to the small part of the park

For better or for worse, the misfortune of others is very interesting to most human beings. Most of what we call “news” falls under that umbrella. In some cases this interest leads to action for the betterment of those suffering. Often it does not. The extent of this suffering is important for people to be interested. “Man cuts himself shaving” is not a headline. “Man accidentally...
Via BP Bronx
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Yankees need another strong second half from Chase Headley

When the New York Yankees traded for Chase Headley last July, they hoped he would find his stroke and solidify the revolving door at third base. He did. This season, after a rocky first half, the Yanks are looking for another strong finish from Headley in both departments. He’s on his way to doing it.Chase HeadleyPhoto credit: Keith Allison via FlickrHeadley was signed to a four...
Via Yankees Unscripted
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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