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Although having a down year, Chase Headley is still a big upgrade

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Chase Headley has been hitting .229 in 2014--but he's been on a hot streak in July before getting dealt to the Yankees, hitting .339 from July 4th to July 21st. Replacing Alex Rodriguez has been a difficult task; Headley hasn't lived up to his 2012 season. In fact, in order to not put pressure on Headley, ...

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Walk-off single in 14th by Headley seals 2-1 Yankees win over Rangers

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When Chase Headley arrived in the Yankees dugout during the second inning, shaking the hands of his new teammates, he never thought he would be the one to end the Yankees ball game with a walk-off single. It was the ultimate see-saw battle, a battle which ultimately ended with a 2-1 Yankees victory in 14 innings ...

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Brian Cashman views Chase Headley as a valuable rental

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Brian Cashman had been on the phone with the San Diego Padres for the last three weeks, discussing a potential deal for the free agent-to-be Chase Headley. After three weeks of trying to iron out a deal, the Yankees and Padres pulled the trigger, and just like that Chase Headley became a New York Yankee ...

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Report: Yankees trade Yangervis Solarte to Padres for Chase Headley

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Chase Headley? Welcome to the New York Yankees. The New York Yankees have acquired Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres for Yankees third basemen Yangervis Solarte and Class A Pitcher, Rafael DePaula. The Padres will pay $1 Million off Headley's contract. In 77 games with the San Diego Padres this season, Headley is hitting .229 with ...

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Yankees Trade Rumor: Yankees show interest in John Danks

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The Yankees have been busy scouting pitchers for a possible trade. They sent scouts to watch Cliff Lee in Philadelphia last night and now they're in early talks to discuss a possible trade with the Chicago White Sox for John Danks. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported the following early Tuesday morning: "The Yankees, to no one's ...

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Greene and McCarthy help injured riddled Yankees rotation

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This was the Yankees rotation just before the first game of the 2014 season: CC Sabathia Hiroki Kuroda Masahiro Tanaka Ivan Nova Michael Pineda Fast forward to July 22nd and this is current rotation going into tonight: Brandon McCarthy Hiroki Kuroda Shane Greene Chase Whitley David Phelps The point of the small exercise above was to show just how much the rotation had changed in a short ...

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Injuries keep piling up for Mark Teixeira

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Mark Teixeira is supposed to be a constant at first base, but this year he's spent more time worrying about injuries than he's been on the field. Teixeira had been on the DL with a hamstring injury and was benched following back, wrist, knee, groin and fatigue issues. The latest injury Teixeira is facing is a ...

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Mark Teixeira out of lineup with a mild lat strain

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Both Brian McCann and Mark Teixeira have the day-off going into tonight's game, but there's one significant problem; McCann's day-off was planned, Teixeira's wasn't. The Yankees announced Mark Teixeira has a mild lat strain and in order to let it heal, Joe Girardi will have Teixeira sit on the bench for the next three to four ...

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