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Daily Farm Round-Up: 6-1-15

Not a strong night on the farm as all 3 teams that played lost, and were outscored 26-8. The Storm were held to just 2 hits while the starting pitchers for the Chihuahuas and TinCaps allowed 9 runs and 7 runs, respectively.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Melvin Upton Jr. Pitching Prospect of the Day: Rafael De Paula   El Paso Chihuahuas 4, Iowa Cubs 14 Melvin Upton Jr. – CF:...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking For the Real Chase Headley

Last July, the New York Yankees still fancied themselves a 2014 playoff contender, and struck 10 days before the trading deadline to upgrade their short-term third base situation. Yangervis Solarte, a six-year minor league free agent signing made good, plus minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula were sent to San Diego in exchange for Chase […]
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael De Paula Shows Big League Potential

When our other prospect writers submit scouting reports, I will provide a short background and industry consensus tool grades.  There are two reasons for this: 1) giving context to account for the writer seeing a bad outing (never threw his changeup, coming back from injury, etc.) and 2) not making him go on about the […]
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The House Flight: Week of 7/21 to 7/27/2014

In case you weren’t paying attention… #ThatsSoPadres RT @annieheilbrunn: Oh my. –> RT @_Bwoss_: dear god the #rockies misspelled the giveway Tulo jerseys: — Ghost of Ray Kroc (@GhostofRAK) July 27, 2014 Always enjoy responsibly.  Don’t read and drive. Padres Trade Headley for Yangervis Solarte and Rafael De Paula, Still Confused by Smith...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Trade Headley for Yangervis Solarte and Rafael De Paula, Fans Still Confused by Smith Contract

The Padres sent third baseman Chase Headley to the Yankees today in exchange for utility man Yangervis Solarte, long-shot pitching prospect Rafael De Paula, and about $3 million in freed salary. Solarte, drafted by the Twins, was signed as a minor league free agent by the Rangers in 2011 and again by the Yankees in 2014. His stock rose this year after a hot start in New York, though...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees acquire Chase Headley

One day after falling 4-2 to the Texas Rangers, the New York Yankees and went and acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres. A source says the Bronx Bombers also got $1 million from the deal and sent right-handed pitching prospect Rafael De Paula to San Diego. Chase Headley is the newest New York Yankee and is going to a team playing for October. The only question...
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Trade: New York acquires Padres' Chase Headley

The Padres have continued the fire sale by sending struggling Chase Headley to the Bronx.  The Yankees have sent back Yangervis Solarte & Rafael De Paula.  Jon Heyman of CBS Sports with the report:so that was headley plus $1M to ny for depaula & solarte, done deal— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 22, 2014#452366148 / gettyimages.comThe Yankees have been in love with...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees acquire Chase Headley from Padres

The New York Yankees have agreed to a deal with the San Diego Padres that will send third baseman Chase Headley to the Bronx. #Yankees acquire 3B Chase Headley & cash from Padres in exchange for INF Yangervis Solarte & RHP Rafael De Paula. — New York Yankees (@Yankees) July 22, 2014 In return, the Padres are getting infielder Yangervis Solarte...
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July 22, 2014  |  1 Comment

Padres acquire INF Yangervis Solarte and RHP Rafael De Paula

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-handed pitcher Rafael De Paula from the New York Yankees in exchange for infielder Chase Headley and cash considerations.  Solarte, 27, made his Major League debut for the Yankees this season, making the club's Opening Day roster. He has hit .254 (64-for-252) with 14 doubles...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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