Originally written on Friarhood  |  Last updated 11/14/14
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Chase Headley – Photo by SD Dirk After contract negotiations went nowhere this off-season it’s time for the Padres to cash in on Chase Headley’s breakout season. We have heard that this team is going to build from within and retain talent, but at a certain point if you can’t retain that talent you need to cash in and get maximum value. Chase Headley’s value will likely never be higher. After a breakout season that netted Headley a gold glove and a silver slugger, Headley has finally become the player everyone hoped he would be when he was nicknamed “The Savior”. With two seasons of control left, Headley’s trade value may not have a higher ceiling. In the old days you traded players, in the current baseball landscape you trade for years of control. Two years of Chase Headley coming off a season in which he finished 5th in The NL MVP voting is better than one year of Headley, even if he repeats. Super two status have given Headley extra leverage. It’s fair for Chase to ask for market...
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  • The Yankees need Headley more than any other team.Arod is done, but apparently noone has told him yet.Youkilis & his annual 3 trip to he DL just isn't going to cut it.How about Granderson,Youkilis,a 1st & 2nd round draft pick could work.
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