Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/26/12
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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 big-league club, and Jedd Gyo...
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