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Chase Headley | Third Baseman | #12

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/9/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 215
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: Tennessee
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (0) / SD
Contract: view contract details

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Chase Headley is getting the night off Tuesday.
Ronald Torreyes is starting at third base and batting eighth versus White Sox right-hander Dylan Covey. It's just a routine day of rest for Headley. Apr 18 - 3:49 PM

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Chase Headley had another terrific night at the plate in Sunday's victory over the Cardinals, reaching base safely in all four of his plate appearances.

Headley singled twice, walked twice and scored a pair of runs in the contest. The veteran third-baseman was an afterthought in most fantasy drafts this spring but has come out of the gate slashing a mighty impressive .410/.531/.615 with two homers, three RBI and three stolen bases. He's worthy of an add in deeper mixed leagues where he may still be available.
Apr 16 - 11:27 PM

Chase Headley finished 2-for-4 with two runs scored Wednesday in the Yankees' win over the Rays.

Headley singled and scored in the bottom of the fifth and did the same in the bottom of the sixth as the Yankees rallied to win 8-4. The veteran third baseman is off to a great start this season, now with a .393/.485/.643 batting line and nine runs scored through eight games.
Apr 12 - 4:53 PM

Chase Headley went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, a walk, and two runs scored Monday as the Yankees won their home opener over the Rays.

The short porch in right field helped, but his homer was a laser shot. Headley got off to an absolutely brutal start last season, but he’s on fire out of the gate this year. The 32-year-old is batting .375 (9-for-24) with two homers, three RBI, five walks, and seven runs scored through seven games.
Apr 10 - 3:58 PM

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Yankees "continue to gauge interest" in Chase Headley and Brett Gardner.

Sherman says either trade would be "a way to cut a significant salary" following the five-year, $86 million Aroldis Chapman agreement. Headley is owed $26 million over the next two years and batted just .253/.311/.385 with 14 home runs and 51 RBI in 140 games this past season for New York, so he may be difficult to move. The veteran third baseman also turns 33 years old next May. Gardner is due $12.5 million in 2017 and $11.5 million in 2018 with a $12.5 million club option (or $2 million buyout) for 2019. He should be a slightly more attractive trade chip, though there's been talk of the Yankees shopping him for some time and the market has been quiet thus far. The ask is probably a major-league ready starting pitcher.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 07:47:00 PM

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman indicated Thursday that he'll hang on to Chase Headley.

Cashman shopped Headley around but evidently didn't like the offers presented to him. "I've turned down what was presented to me," Cashman said. "I don't think there's going to be any other opportunities that way at the time being. I'm still getting hits on (Brett Gardner) but the Headley stuff, I've decided to pass on and keep Chase." Headley batted .251/.329/.383 with 14 home runs in 2016 and is owed $34 million over the next two seasons.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 08:37:00 AM

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Yankees are open to moving Chase Headley.

Rosenthal writes that Brian McCann and Brett Gardner are considered the most valuable Yankees via trade, but they are also listening on Headley. The 32-year-old is owed $34 million over the next two seasons, with a $15 million option for 2019. He batted .251/.329/.383 with 14 home runs and 51 RBI over 140 games this past season, but he was much better after a rough April.
Source: FOX Sports
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 09:23:00 AM

Chase Headley (back) has returned to the Yankees' starting lineup for Thursday's game against the Rays.

Headley missed three straight games with tightness in his back, but an MRI taken this week showed no major structural damage and he should be good to go the rest of the way. Headley is starting at third base and batting sixth on Thursday night against Rays left-hander Blake Snell.
Thu, Sep 22, 2016 03:49:00 PM

Chase Headley (back) is out again Wednesday.

An MRI taken Monday showed no structural damage in Headley's back and he told reporters Tuesday that he felt "pretty good," but the Yankees will give him another day of rest. Ronald Torreyes will start at third base and bat seventh against Alex Cobb.
Wed, Sep 21, 2016 03:50:00 PM

Chase Headley said Tuesday that his injured back is feeling "pretty good."

Headley missed Sunday's series finale against the Red Sox and is out for Tuesday's opener versus the Rays, but an MRI taken Monday showed no major damage and he should return to action at some point this week. "I feel pretty good," the veteran third baseman told reporters Tuesday afternoon. "I'm encouraged with how I felt. [Monday] toward the end of the day, I felt a little bit better, and this morning, I woke up and felt pretty good."
Tue, Sep 20, 2016 08:36:00 PM

Chase Headley (back) is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Rays.

Headley missed Sunday's game with tightness in his back and apparently needs another day of rest. Ronald Torreyes will make another start at third base and bat seventh against Drew Smyly.
Tue, Sep 20, 2016 03:24:00 PM

Chase Headley is not in the Yankees starting lineup on Sunday due to tightness in his back.

The issue is believed to be minor and Headley is considered day-to-day. Ronald Torreyes is starting in his place at the hot corner and batting second for the Yankees against Drew Pomeranz and the Red Sox.
Sun, Sep 18, 2016 05:39:00 PM

Chase Headley went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Sunday's loss to the Rays.

Headley socked a solo homer off Matt Andriese in the fifth inning. The tater was his 14th of the season and bumped his RBI total to 49. Through 417 at-bats, the veteran third baseman is slashing .257/.331/.398. He doesn't make for a viable fantasy option, but offers the Yankees a level of quiet -- if unspectacular -- consistency.
Sun, Sep 11, 2016 04:39:00 PM

Chase Headley launched a two-run homer in Tuesday's win over the Blue Jays.

Headley capped off a four-run eighth inning with a homer that just snuck over the right-field wall. The third baseman has seen his playing time dip a bit recently but does now have three longballs over his last 12 games. Brian McCann and Tyler Austin also went deep for the Bombers on Tuesday.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 11:31:00 PM

Chase Headley went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI singles in Sunday's win over the Orioles.

The Yankees weren't exactly bopping around the ball around the park, but they did just enough to avoid the three-game sweep. Headley was instrumental to that cause in his quiet way, hitting an RBI single as part of a three-run first inning and driving in a run with an infield single in the third. For the season, the veteran third baseman is slashing .261/.336/.395 with 12 homers and 46 RBI over 395 at-bats. He is serviceable as a bottom-of-the-lineup bat, but holds no fantasy value.
Sun, Sep 4, 2016 05:47:00 PM

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C1Gary Sanchez
2Austin Romine
3Kyle Higashioka
1B1Greg Bird
2Chris Carter
3Tyler Austin
2B1Starlin Castro
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Ronald Torreyes
3Pete Kozma
3B1Chase Headley
LF1Brett Gardner
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Aaron Judge
2Aaron Hicks
DH1Matt Holliday
Starting Pitcher
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Michael Pineda
3CC Sabathia
4Luis Severino
5Bryan Mitchell
6Jordan Montgomery
Relief Pitcher
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Dellin Betances
3Tyler Clippard
4Tommy Layne
5Adam Warren
6Jonathan Holder