Chase Headley

#12 3B / N.Y. Yankees / EXP: 10YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 215 lb Age: 32 College: None Bats/Throws S/R

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    Player Outlook

    Chase 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 the third baseman's 14 home runs, 51 RBI and .253 batting average resemble the kind of player he has been over the course of his career, save for his fluke 2012 season. The 32-year-old brought down his strikeout totals a bit, but he still whiffed in 22.3 percent of his plate appearances. It's unlikely he'll have much competition at the hot corner in the Bronx, so he figures to be in the lineup most nights again next season (he's played in at least 135 games five straight years), but at this point in his career it's fair to continue expecting more of the same. Headley lacks standout tools and has posted a 92 wRC+ in back-to-back seasons. He should continue to perform as a slightly below league-average hitter.

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    • Headley went 2-for-3 with an RBI double, another two-bagger, a walk and he a run in Saturday's 7-3 win over the Orioles. The third baseman came through with a timely run-scoring double in the sixth that closed the deficit to 3-2. Headley had gone hitless in his previous four games and finished September with an unsightly .200/.302/.293 line, but has managed his best homer total (14) since he smacked a career-high 31 back in 2012 with the Padres.

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    • Yankees' Chase Headley: In lineup Sunday
      By RotoWire Staff

      Headley (back) is in the lineup Sunday against the Blue Jays, Chad Jennings of LoHud.com reports. The back issue that cost Headley three games earlier in the week resurfaced Saturday, keeping him on the bench for the team's 3-0 loss to Toronto. He's apparently feeling better Sunday, however, and will get the starting nod at third base. Headley is 0-for-7 at the plate through the first three games of the series, during which the Yankees have been outscored 14-0.

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    • Yankees' Chase Headley: Back issue resurfaces
      By RotoWire Staff

      Headley was held out of Saturday's game with the back issue that cost him three games earlier in the week, LoHud.com reports. Headley's back had acted up earlier in the week, and though he was able to return and start the team's past two tilts, he went 0-for-7 with three strikeouts in that span. Manager Joe Girardi indicated his third baseman didn't mention the back flaring up again, but the skipper suggested the 32-year-old didn't look 100 percent healthy in his two games back. After getting an extra day off, Headley will look to return to the lineup Sunday for the series finale against the Blue Jays.

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    • Yankees' Chase Headley: Returns to lineup Thursday
      By RotoWire Staff

      Headley (back) is in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Rays, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports. A bout of back tightness cost Headley three starts, but he has been cleared to return to third base Thursday against lefty Blake Snell. The switch-hitter is batting .285 on the year against lefties but is only slugging .368 from the right side, as just six of his 41 hits against southpaws have gone for extra bases.

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    • Yankees' Chase Headley: Remains out Wednesday
      By RotoWire Staff

      Headley (back) is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Rays, Newsday's Erik Boland reports. He is expected to take batting practice Wednesday and could potentially be available off the bench, as his back is feeling a little better. This gives hope to him returning to the lineup either Thursday against the Rays or sometime this weekend against the Blue Jays. Ronald Torreyes will start at third base and hit seventh Wednesday.

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    Stats

    YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBAVG
    2016 NYY 140 467 58 117 14 51 51 118 8 .250
    2015 NYY 156 580 74 150 11 62 51 135 0 .258
    TOTAL 1,262 4,524 558 1,190 118 531 508 1,146 84

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