Found March 08, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The San Diego Padres are starting to listen to offers for third baseman Chase Headley, according to Bill Madden of The New York Daily News. Headley has been the center of much trade talk for the past season-plus. The 28-year-old broke onto the scene last year, hitting .286/.376/.498 with 31 doubles and 31 home runs over 699 plate appearances. Headley is under team control through 2015, as he will continue to be arbitration-eligible. After earning $3.475 million in 2012, Headley’s impressive performance earned him a pay increase up to $8.575 million for ‘13. It’s not a sure bet that the Padres will eventually trade Headley. San Diego has talked of its interest in retaining the third baseman by signing him to a long-term contract extension. However, if he continues his production this year and becomes one of the most coveted bats on the market, the Padres may consider flipping him in order to expedite their rebuilding effort. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + ''; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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