08:33 AM ET 05.18 | Teams hoping to make a play for star Padres third baseman Chase Headley this summer might have to seek a backup plan. While there’s been some early speculation about a trade for Headley since he recently said publicly that he wouldn’t discuss a contract extension during the season, people with ties to the team are saying it’s “unlikely” that there will be a trade involving the Padres‘ best player. The Padres acknowledge they didn’t get very far in contract talks this...Read Full Story
May 1, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley (7) is congratulated by left fielder Carlos Quentin (18) for hitting a home run against the Chicago Cubs during the ninth inning at Wrigley Field. Cubs beat the Padres 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports
The Padres have been playing much better baseball lately. They’ve won eight of their last eleven games and only sit five games off the pace in the NL West race. Outside of Clayton Richard, the...Read Full Story
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Chase Headley said he doesn’t want a contract extension to be a distraction during the Padres’ season. (Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
Winning last year’s National League RBI title is going to pay dividends for Chase Headley.
Ron Fowler, the executive chairman of the Padres, told the San Diego Union-Tribune Wednesday that a “multi-year” extension will be offered to Headley “before midseason.” Fowler said the deal would make Headley the...Read Full Story
Mar 9, 2013; Peoria, AZ, USA; San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley (7) in the field during the fifth inning against the Texas Rangers at Peoria Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
On Friday, the Padres split two split-squad games vs. the Dodgers, winning 8-7, and the Royals, losing 5-7. The Friars beat the Dbacks on Saturday 10-6, but then lost two split-squad games vs. the Dbacks and the Angels, 6-8 and 4-7, respectively. The Padres continue to pound the ball...Read Full Story
Uh-oh Padres fans.
Chase Headley led the N.L. in RBI’s last season. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports
According to Bill Madden of the “New York Daily News,” the Padres were apparently listening to offers for their talented Third Baseman Chase Headley. Madden believes that with Alex Rodriguez getting older and injured, the Yankees could stand to use an injection of youth in the lineup and at Third Base.
According to MLB Trade Rumors, the Padres and Chase Headley are still...Read Full Story
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