Found July 26, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Almost as soon as Alex Rodriguez hit the ground Tuesday night clutching his broken hand, the rumors about Chase Headley and the New York Yankees started flying. A number of teams had already contacted the San Diego Padres about the availability of the third baseman. With A-Rod out, certainly the Yankees would be calling. A New York radio station even put in a call to a Padres writer at 4 a.m. Pacific time Wednesday morning regarding Headley. "I got texts about it from family and friends and even people I hadn't heard from in a long time," Headley said. "There's been so much stuff running around lately. As a player, I try not to get too caught up in it. But it is impossible to avoid at this point." Padres general manager Josh Byrnes last week admitted that he had heard from at least eight teams regarding Headley. And Headley could be available. The Padres have two other top prospects who can play third -- Logan Forsythe, who is already with the b...

Wednesday Trade Rumors: Chase Headley has “Strong Probability” of Being Dealt

The Pirates started off their trade season with acquiring Wandy Rodriguez yesterday, but they probably aren’t done. - Jon Heyman reports that the market for Chase Headley is “extremely strong” and he is likely to be dealt in the next week. As many as ten teams have inquired on the 28-year old, with the Pirates being one of the more aggressive ones. Joel Sherman of the NY...

Trade Rumors: Red Sox Outfielders, Chase Headley

Two afternoon trade rumors. **According to Jon Heyman, there is a “strong probability” that the San Diego Padres will deal Chase Headley. Heyman reports that the Padres are “down the road” in talks with teams who are willing to give up a top prospect to land the third baseman. The Yankees recently lost Alex Rodriguez, but Heyman says they’re not willing to make a strong...

Pirates Less Interested in Chase Headley

Jayson Stark has the latest on Chase Headley here. Stark says that the Pirates, Indians, Athletics, and Orioles were the teams who have been the most aggressive for the San Diego Padres’ third baseman. Stark notes that the Pirates and Indians seem less motivated to do a Headley deal now than they would over the winter. He also noted that Oakland and Baltimore haven’t backed off...

Alex Rodriguez out with Broken Hand

New York Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez left tonight’s game against the Mariners after getting hit on the hand by Felix Hernandez. According to a report by Matthew Pouliot of, Rodriguez suffered a non-displaced fracture of his wrist and will likely be headed to the DL. This is rough news for a Yankee team that is coming off a four game sweep at the hands of...

A-Rod Headed to the DL with a Broken Hand

This team's luck is just awful. Here's the most recent bad news, via Marc Carig:Alex Rodriguez will go onto the disabled list after suffering a non-displaced fracture in his left hand. Rodriguez was hit on the hand by an 88-mph changeup from Felix Hernandez in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's 4-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners. The fracture is on the pinky side of...

A-Rod Ks for 2,000th time in his career

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez struck out for the 2,000th time in his major league career when he went down swinging against Seattle's Felix Hernandez. Rodriguez struck out in the sixth inning on Tuesday night when Hernandez got the Yankees star on a 2-2 changeup. Seattle's crowd erupted into cheers as they usually do when Rodriguez strikes out against his...

Padres 6, Giants 3

Jesus Guzman hit two home runs and Chase Headley had one to hand Tim Lincecum another setback, powering the San Diego Padres past the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep. Will Venable also hit a two-run double to help the Padres chase Lincecum (4-11) after he allowed five runs in 4 2-3 innings. The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner had shown signs of...

A-Rod on DL with fractured wrist

Alex Rodriguez will likely be out several weeks after getting hit by a pitch from Felix Hernandez on the wrist. He went down immediately.

Daily Friar 7.25.12

Every time we play the Giants it has a playoff atmosphere to it. I get that vibe especially when we are playing in San Francisco. I don't know if it's the sold out crowds or what, but it feels like a playoff game every time. Those people up there live and die with every pitch it seems, they go crazy for a base hit even. But that place really exploded when Angel Pagan stole...

Could Brandon Laird Be The Answer at Third Base?

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-9832\">Brandon Laird could be the Yankees’ best internal option for a platoon with...

Injuries to AL East Foes Proving Red Sox Aren't Only Ones Dealing With Bad Luck (Video)

For a while, it felt like the Red Sox were being singled out. Boston's dealt with its fair share of injuries in the 2012 season, but as the year goes on, more and more teams are dealing with many of the same problems. The Yankees will be without Alex Rodriguez for a while and the Blue Jays are now coming to grips to life without catcher J.P. Arencibia. That means that not only...

Ichiro says he is looking forward to the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry

The rivalry between the Red Sox and Yankees is arguably the most heated and historic in all of sports. When thinking about it, images of Jason Varitek and Alex Rodriguez brawling or Pedro Martinez tossing Don Zimmer probably race through your head. Is it possible to fit Ichiro into the equation? The former Mariners outfielder says he is looking forward to it. “When I watched those...

The Sound of Felix Hernandez Breaking A-Rod's Hand is Brutal

How Seattle Mariner pitcher Felix Hernandez missed Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez' elephant sized elbow guard is only overshadowed by the brutal sound of the fifth metacarpal in Arod's left... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

It is time to take nominations for It is High/Lunchables July Yankee Employee of the Month.

Some possibilities...Ichiro Suzuki, Ice Age: Continental DriftBrian Cashman, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire HunterRobinson Cano, Rock of AgesJoba Chamberlain, That's My BoyAlex Rodriguez, Safety Not GuaranteedJoe Girardi, PrometheusRaphael Soriano, The Dark Knight RisesJohn Sterling, Magic Mike Suzyn Waldman, Snow White and the Huntsman
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