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Chase Headley Turned Down More Money to Stay in New York
December 17th, 2014 at 2:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees signed Chase Headley to a four year, 52 million dollar contract. However, before Headley was signed, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that Headley had a four year 65 million dollar offer on the table. Headley therefore took approximately 13 million dollars less to remain a...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Oakland A’s Made ‘Competitive Bid’ on Chase Headley Before Re-Signing with Yankees
December 17th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
Before the New York Yankees brought back third basemen Chase Headley on a four-year, $52 million deal, there were several teams interested in his services. ***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants, Miami Marlins and Houston Astros all had interest in him up until his signing; the Toronto Blue Jays did until they traded...

Alex Rodriguez Plans to Beat Chase Headley for New York Yankees’ 3B Job in 2015
December 17th, 2014 at 1:27 PM
Alex Rodriguez might be the only person on the planet who still thinks he can play everyday. It's true the embattled New York Yankees star still thinks he can man the hot corner and beat out Chase Headley for the starting job in 2015, showing true delusion at its finest. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez...

Yankees’ Chase Headley Doesn’t Expect Any Friction with Alex Rodriguez in 2015 Season
December 15th, 2014 at 6:31 PM
On Monday, the New York Yankees made their latest big signing of the winter when they brought back starting third basemen Chase Headley on a four-year, $52 million deal. ***PHOTO1*** Headley will now be the everyday third basemen for the 2015 season and beyond, and will assume the duties that Alex Rodriguez...

Do the New York Yankees Need Chase Headley to Approach His 2012 Production Levels?
December 15th, 2014 at 3:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees addressed the incessant uncertainty surrounding Alex Rodriguez by resigning Chase Headley to a four year contract. The soon-to-be 40 Rodriguez cannot be relied upon for much these days, except for a juicy tabloid headline now and then. Brian Cashman wisely chose to invest in a player...

New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Deal Blocks Prospects from Regular Playing Time
December 15th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
As the New York Yankees finalize their four-year deal with third baseman Chase Headley, the pact ends any hope of regular playing time for one of the organization's top young prospects. ***PHOTO1*** The deal that Headley signs will be worth $52 million and was first reported on by Jon Heyman of CBS...

New York Yankees, Chase Headley Agree to 4-Year, $52 Million Deal: Report
December 15th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
After weeks of negotiating and back and forth reports, the New York Yankees appear to be on the verge of bringing back their starting third basemen for the 2015 season and beyond. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports broke the news first that the Yankees are on the verge of closing in...

Miami Marlins Sign New York Yankees Infielder Scott Sizemore to Minor League Deal
December 13th, 2014 at 11:35 AM
During the 2014 season, Scott Sizemore briefly got the chance to play for the New York Yankees, but his time was mostly in the minor leagues. On Friday, he'll get the chance to compete for more playing time elsewhere next season. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Miami Marlins...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Chase Headley Expected to Make Decision by End of Winter Meetings
December 9th, 2014 at 11:43 AM
Now that David Robertson is officially off the board with his four-year deal with the Chicago White Sox, the New York Yankees can officially turn their attentions to Chase Headley, who is apparently looking to get a deal done soon. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post has reported that Headley...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Giants Aggressively Pursuing Yankees 3B Chase Headley
December 7th, 2014 at 1:45 AM
When they lost out on Pablo Sandoval last month, the San Francisco Giants interest in New York Yankees third basemen Chase Headley became apparent. ***PHOTO1*** Now the defending World Series Champions are ramping up their interests in Headley, as Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports has reported that the Giants are getting aggressive...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Marlins Hesitant on Pursuing Yankees’ Chase Headley; Cubs May Be Mystery Team
December 5th, 2014 at 1:45 AM
On Thursday, we had reported that the Miami Marlins had interest in New York Yankees third basemen Chase Headley and thought that they could have been the team who made a four-year, $65 million offer to the veteran third basemen. ***PHOTO1*** As it turns out, the Marlins were not the team to...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Marlins Reach Out to Yankees’ Chase Headley; Have Strong Interest
December 4th, 2014 at 1:31 PM
UPDATE (1:55 p.m.); Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports has reported that Chase Headley currently has a four-year offer for $65 million on the table from an unknown team. ***PHOTO2*** While that team's identity is not known, it certainly seems like it could very well be the Marlins, who have just recently reached out...

Martin Prado Wants Chase Headley Back on New York Yankees for 2015 Season
December 4th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
There has been some speculation that if Chase Headley doesn't return to the New York Yankees in free agency and signs elsewhere, Martin Prado could be used as the everyday third basemen, or he could platoon at third with the returning Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** However, if it were up to Prado, who...

Toronto Blue Jays Acquire Josh Donaldson from Oakland A’s, Likely Ends Pursuit for Yankees’ Chase Headley
November 28th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
On Friday night while everyone was in shopping mode for Black Friday, the Toronto Blue Jays were shopping for a third basemen and made a splash on the trade market. ***PHOTO1*** The Blue Jays have acquired third basemen Josh Donaldson from the Oakland A's in exchange for third basemen Brett Lawrie and...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Indians Out of Chase for Yankees’ Chase Headley, Viewed as ‘Too Expensive’
November 26th, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Well, that was short-lived interest from the Trible on Chase Headley. ***PHOTO1*** Just less than hours after it was reported that the Cleveland Indians were in on Headley and going to make a run at the New York Yankees third basemen, they apparently have already dropped out of the race, as Paul...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Only Willing to Offer Chase Headley 3-Year Deal; Won’t Break Bank
November 26th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
The New York Yankees have made it clear that they want Chase Headley back for next season, but it looks like they want him back at their price. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has reported that the Yankees have in fact made an offer to Headley, which is a three-year deal....

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Cleveland Indians Interested in Yankees 3B Chase Headley
November 26th, 2014 at 10:42 AM
With Pablo Sandoval off the market, Chase Headley's market is starting to develop and the New York Yankees are facing a challenge in keeping him for 2015 and beyond. ***PHOTO1*** Aside from the Yankees wanting to retain him, the San Francisco Giants have made it clear that they want him, as do...

MLB Trade Rumors: Giants to Pursue Yankees’ Chase Headley After Losing Out on Pablo Sandoval
November 25th, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Who is the person that is probably the most excited about Pablo Sandoval signing his five-year, $95 million with the Boston Red Sox; Chase Headley of the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Why? Because with Kung Fu Panda now off the board, he's considered the best third basemen on the market and his...

Boston Red Sox to Sign San Francisco Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval to 5-Year Deal
November 24th, 2014 at 8:42 AM
First it was Hanley Ramirez. Now it looks like Pablo Sandoval will be joining him in Beantown as well. ***PHOTO1*** In a story that was being trickled down late Sunday night into Monday morning, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has confirmed that the San Francisco Giants starting third basemen will be signing...

New York Yankees President Happy Alex Rodriguez Doesn’t Own Record Contract Anymore
November 20th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
In hindsight (and maybe when it happened, also), the New York Yankees were incredibly dumb for giving Alex Rodriguez a 10-year, $275 million contract after he opted out of his original record contract in 2008. ***PHOTO1*** Apparently Yankees president Randy Levine agrees somewhat, as he clearly is pleased that Giancarlo Stanton's monster...