Originally posted on PRO Rumors  |  Last updated 6/26/12
The San Diego Padres are in no position to contend this year and will probably become sellers at the trade deadline. One of their best players is Chase Headley and as Jon Heyman of CBSSports writes “while they head into the trade season with no intention to deal Headley, they will at least listen.” The price for Headley won't be cheap though. Heyman adds that a Padres official said it would take “a lot” to trade Headley. Among the players that the Padres are expected to deal according to Heyman are Carlos Quentin, Huston Street and Edinson Volquez. Headley, 28, is hitting .269/.373/.415 with 7 HR's, 35 RBI's and a 125 OPS+ in 308 plate appearances with the Padres in 2012. Image by SD Dirk under the Creative Commons License Agreement.
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