Originally written on Friarhood  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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Hitter of the month: 3B – Chase Headley August totals: 306/345/611 – 10 HR, 31 RBI, 20 RNo brainer. Easily the best single month turned in by a Padres third baseman since Phil Nevin was manning the position in Mission Valley. In August, Chase pushed his 2012 season from “nice” to “breakthrough”. Not sure if one month can change the course of an offseason, but it has been argued that Chase has made himself untradeable, an argument I have a hard time objecting to. The numbers are already well known, but to give some perspective on just how hot Chase Headley was in August: multi-hit games (12) nearly doubled hitless games (7), lead MLB in RBI in August and tied for first in HR, according to Elias Sports he is the first Padre to ever accomplish such a feat. In short, Chase Headley has become the player Padre fans have hoped he would be since he was Texas League MVP in 2007.  Pitcher of the month: LHP – Eric Stults August totals: 4-0, 2.02 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 5.3 K/9 A very close call ...
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