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We're over a month removed from Phillies baseball, and frankly, I'm bored. Sure, there's football (other than the Iggles) and a time of gross over-eating coming up, but I want Phillies news. I crave it. I fully expected Ruben Amaro to have made some crazy trade by now that would make me hate-love him even more. Instead, I'm forced to glue myself to Twitter and MLB Network to get some shred of news to hang on to. That's how I came across the above slide.
I apologize for the poor quality, but I had to take a quick shot of this intriguing idea. Al Leiter (NJ native and NL East pitcher for a 10-year period, now an analyst), while creating a list of needs for your Phillies this offseason, proposed a trade in which the team would acquire Padres third basemen Chase Headley. In return, the Phils would ship prospects Cody Asche (3B) and Trevor May (RHP). At first, I had no idea what to think of this trade. But it got me thinking. Let's break it down.
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