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Jon Heyman of CBS is reporting that there is apparently a decent bit of interest in San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley. Headley currently has a .780 OPS for the last place Padres, and is just 28 years-old. He's only being paid $3.475 million this year, and is under team control for the next two seasons. Since he became a regular in 2009 for San Diego, Headley has amassed a team-high 12.1 fWAR, with the only player coming close to that total being Adrian Gonzalez, who was traded last winter to the Red Sox. Headley has a .740 OPS with the Padres for his career, and also provides Gold Glove level defense. That .740 OPS is extremely misleading on the surface, due to half of Headley's games being played in the hitters' hellhole that is Petco Park. Away from Petco, Headley has an .808 OPS and a .144 ISO, compared to a .666 OPS and .106 ISO at Petco. Headley is one of the premiere third basemen in baseball, a position that has become relatively weakene...
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