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Chase Headley | Third Baseman | #12

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (33) / 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 went 2-for-4 with a solo homer as the Yankees demolished the Red Sox 9-2 on Sunday night in New York.
Headley got the party started with a solo blast off of Red Sox' ace Chris Sale in the third inning. It's the second time this season, and the third time in his career, that Headley has homered off of the left-hander. With his two-hit attack, Headley is hitting .280/.361/.429 with 11 homers and 54 RBI on the year. Sep 3 - 11:35 PM

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Chase Headley went 3-for-4 and clubbed his 10th home run of the season as the Yankees topped the Red Sox on Saturday afternoon.

Headley opened the scoring in the ballgame with a solo homer off of Drew Pomeranz in the second inning. With his three-hit attack, the veteran infielder is now slashing .278/.360/.421 with 10 long balls and 53 RBI.
Sep 2 - 4:10 PM

Chase Headley is not in the Yankees' lineup Thursday against the Mets.

It's a scheduled day off for Headley, who has hit an impressive .333 since the All-Star break. Tyler Austin will handle first base and bat seventh Thursday against Mets left-hander Steven Matz.
Aug 17 - 4:49 PM

Chase Headley went 2-for-2, drove in a run and scored a run in a win over the Mets on Wednesday.

He helped the Yankees score a run without benefit of a hit in the second inning. He walked, went to second on a wild pitch, went to third on a passed ball and scored on a groundout by Garrett Cooper. Headley came to the plate with the bases loaded in the sixth and lifted a sacrifice fly to drive in a run. He also doubled and singled in the game but neither of those factored into the scoring. The veteran third baseman is having another mediocre season, slashing .274/.354/.403 with seven homers and 46 RBI in 111 games.
Aug 16 - 11:38 PM

Chase Headley paced the Yankees with two hits including his seventh homer Saturday in a 10-5 loss to the Red Sox.

Headley singled in the fourth, reached on a throwing error by Drew Pomeranz in the sixth and belted a solo homer off Red Sox lefty Robby Scott to begin the ninth inning. Now mired in a first-base platoon with rookie Garrett Cooper, Headley doesn’t offer much in mixed leagues.
Aug 12 - 8:23 PM

Chase Headley is not in the Yankees' lineup Thursday against the Blue Jays.

He's just getting a breather. Garrett Cooper will spell Headley at first base and bat eighth Thursday against Jays hurler Marco Estrada.
Aug 10 - 4:11 PM

Chase Headley cranked a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning to lead the Yankees over the Indians 2-1 on Saturday.

He deposited a Zach McAllister offering over the wall in right field to provide the winning margin. It was his only hit of the night in four chances but he made it count. He has a .272 batting average with six home runs and 43 RBI in 404 plate appearances.
Aug 5 - 11:03 PM

Chase Headley finished 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored Monday in the Yankees' victory over the Tigers.

Headley got the Yankees on the board with his game-tying two-run double in the bottom of the fourth inning off Tigers starter Michael Fulmer. The veteran third baseman also added two singles in the 7-3 win.
Jul 31 - 10:34 PM

Chase Headley crushed a two-run homer as the Yankees dispatched of the Rays on Saturday afternoon.

His two-run blast gave the Yankees a 4-3 lead in the sixth inning. The veteran third baseman also drew a walk in the contest, reaching base in both of his plate appearances. He's hitting .271/.353/.392 with five homers and 40 RBI on the year.
Jul 29 - 4:33 PM

According to Mark Feinsand of, the Yankees remain open to acquiring a first baseman.

The Yankees acquired Todd Frazier in a blockbuster trade with the White Sox Tuesday night but they may not be done yet. With Frazier handling the hot corner, Chase Headley will move into a first-base platoon with rookie Garrett Cooper. The Yankees are satisfied with that alignment but that won't stop them from pursing Yonder Alonso and maybe even Lucas Duda. The Yankees are trying to close the gap on the Red Sox, who hold a four-game lead over them in the AL East.
Jul 20 - 9:28 PM

Chase Headley jolted two hits Sunday in the Yankees' loss to the Brewers.

Headley’s afternoon could have been so much sweeter. It looked like Headley had clubbed a three-run homer to give the Yankees a 6-5 advantage in the sixth inning but the play was overturned and ruled a foul ball upon review. Headley had a productive day nonetheless, slashing a second-inning single to center and plating Jacoby Ellsbury from second on a single in the fourth. He’ll go to the break with an uninspiring .251/.341/.366 triple slash.
Jul 9 - 5:43 PM

Chase Headley went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI on Monday, leading the Yankees to a 6-3 victory over the Blue Jays.

Headley was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the first inning, forcing in the first run of the game. He then delivered a two-run double in the eighth to provide valuable insurance. He's now hitting .255/.348/.375 with four homers and and 35 RBI.
Jul 3 - 10:27 PM

Chase Headley is not in the Yankees' lineup Thursday against the White Sox.

He's just getting a maintenance day. Ronald Torreyes will fill in at third base and bat ninth against White Sox starter James Shields. This represents somewhat of a missed opportunity as Headley has gone 3-for-9 with a home run in his career against Shields.
Jun 29 - 5:19 PM

Chase Headley went 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in Monday's win over the White Sox.

The Chase Headley Renaissance continues unabated. He hit an RBI single in the fourth inning and his booming double in the sixth inning nearly left the ballpark. The veteran third baseman has six hits in his last eight at-bats. He has raised his average from .237 to .262 in what has been a strong June.
Jun 26 - 11:53 PM

Chase Headley earned three hits Sunday in the Yankees’ 7-6 loss to the Rangers.

Headley had an eventful afternoon, providing a double and two singles as the Bombers’ nearly came all the way back from a 7-0 deficit. He was also caught stealing for the second time this year. Headley has had a decent month, batting .308 over 65 June at-bats. That’s well above his season average of .253.
Jun 25 - 6:08 PM

Depth Charts

C1Gary Sanchez
2Austin Romine
3Erik Kratz
1B1Greg Bird
2Chase Headley
3Tyler Austin
2B1Starlin Castro
2Tyler Wade
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Ronald Torreyes
3B1Todd Frazier
LF1Brett Gardner
CF1Aaron Hicks
2Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Aaron Judge
DH1Matt Holliday
2Clint Frazier
3Miguel Andujar
Starting Pitcher
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Luis Severino
3Sonny Gray
4CC Sabathia
5Jaime Garcia
6Jordan Montgomery
7Luis Cessa
8Michael Pineda
Relief Pitcher
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Dellin Betances
3David Robertson
4Tommy Kahnle
5Adam Warren
6Chad Green
7Chasen Shreve
8Bryan Mitchell
9Giovanny Gallegos
10Ben Heller
11Caleb Smith
12Jonathan Holder
13Domingo German