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Since the trade:Chase Headley (future free agent)3 HR, 11 RBI, .256/.359/.376Yangervis Solarte (MLB minium)3 HR, 15 RBI, .270/.356/.365Rafael De Paula (Age 23, Class A)2-4, 6.54, 42 innings, 41Ks, 17W
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 9-1-14

The Chihuahuas and the Missions powered their way to victories while the TinCaps won off the strength of their pitching staff. The Padres 2014 minor league playoff teams are Lake Elsinore and Fort Wayne.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Josh VanMeter Pitching Prospect of the Day: Rafael De Paula   El Paso Chihuahuas 10, Salt Lake Bees 4 Jace Peterson – 2B: 2-3, RBI, BB, Run scored...
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20 days ago  |  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 […]
Via Fangraphs
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 8-22-14

It was a good night offensively on the farm as the Chihuahuas, Missions, TinCaps, and AZL Padres all scored at least 5 runs. Out of that group, the TinCaps were the only team to lose.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Trea Turner/Nick Schulz Pitching Prospect of the Day: Rafael De Paula   El Paso Chihuahuas 5, Oklahoma City RedHawks 4 Jace Peterson – 3B: 1-4, 2B, RBI, K Tyler Greene...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Suddenly, we learn that Pete O'Brien was terrible?

Plays no position... giant hole in his swing... strikes out way too often... projected as another Rob Deer... no real loss... now sure what Arizona was thinking...Yep, once again, the Yankees have made a mockery of the game by using their smarts to pick another team's pockets, and get a star player for next to nothing. New York should start now to plan the victory parade down...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

BronxPinstripes’ Midseason Top 15 Prospects

With injuries and under-performance running rampant through the Yankees farm system, this list is quite a shakeup from past prospect reports. Once thought to be top-5 prospects, the stars of Mason Williams and Slade Heathcott have fallen significantly. Another former top prospect, Rafael DePaula, is now in San Diego after being moved for Chase Headley. However, it’s not all bad...
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July 29, 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: pic.twitter.com/fnyFdJPBKS — 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

Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-26-14

It was a great night down on the farm. The Missions were the only team that lost, but they were still treated to an excellent pitching performance from Joe Ross. The Chihuahuas and Storm won close games while the AZL Padres won a shootout.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Carlos Belen Pitching Prospect of the Day: Joe Ross   El Paso Chihuahuas 8, Fresno Grizzlies 7 Jace Peterson...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees: Do you like getting lucky two nights in a row?

New York Yankees (Photo credit: Keith Allison) Amid a season where nothing has seemed to go their way, the New York Yankees finally received some well deserved luck the last two evenings in the Bronx. 1) On Monday morning, news broke that the Yankees had traded Yangervis Solarte and pitching prospect Rafael De Paula to the Padres in exchange for their All-Star third baseman Chase...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

What Happened To Chase Headley?

Another piece in this year’s trade deadline mosaic fell into place on Monday, as Chase Headley was dealt from the Padres to the Yankees in exchange for 3B Yangervis Solarte and High-A RHP Rafael De Paula. Headley promptly jumped on a plane, was inserted into what became a 14-inning marathon with the Rangers, and delivered […]
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Great Baseball Midseason Trades of Past

By Michael Weber. Just hours after suiting up in pinstripes for the first time, Chase Headley introduced himself to the Yankee faithful in memorable fashion on Tuesday night.  His walk-off  game winning single in the 14th inning gave New York a 2 – 1 victory over the Texas Rangers.  The Yankees acquired the veteran third baseman from the San Diego Padres earlier in the day in...
Via Beyond The Spread
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Move Headley for Two More Prospects

The San Diego Padres traded longtime third baseman Chase Headley, who will be a free agent at the end of the year, to the New York Yankees for infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula with San Diego throwing in an additional $1 million dollars to somewhat offset the salary discrepancy.
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chase Headley Trade: Yankees Wise To Buy Very Low In Deal With Padres

The San Diego Padres tried to ride a heater to the Penthouse Suite. In the end, they’re walking away from the table with a couple of uninspiring vouchers to the buffet. The Padres traded third baseman Chase Headley to the New York Yankees on Tuesday in exchange for infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula. It’s a lackluster haul for the Padres, who...
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July 22, 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

MLB Trade Rumors: Elvis Andrus, Matt Kemp Contracts Make Trades Difficult

The trade deadline is approaching, and trade talks are heating up. Earlier today, the New York Yankees traded for San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley, sending Yangervis Solarte and Rafael De Paula to the Friars. Headley had a sensational 2012 season, but his offensive production has dropped off since then. Two other players that have had star seasons in the not too distant...
Via Baseball News Source
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...
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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

Former Vol Chase Headley Traded To New York

The New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres for Yangervis Solarte and pitching prospect Rafael De Paula. The move could potentially give the Yankees some much needed offense for the second half of the season. Headley and the Padres have struggled to agree on a contract over the past couple seasons, so unloading him seemed like the smart thing for San
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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. pic.twitter.com/7cajF79UDs — 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

Yankees Acquire Chase Headley From the Padres

The New York Yankees have made the first major move of the MLB trade deadline by adding San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley in a deal on Tuesday afternoon. The 30-year-old Headley is hitting just .229 with seven homers and 32 RBIs on the season and was set to become a free agent following the 2014 season.  According to ESPN, New York sends infielder Yangervis Solarte and...
Via Sportsnaut
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres finally trade Chase Headley, get almost nothing in return from Yankees

After the 2012 season, the Padres were faced a with a tough decision: trade burgeoning star Chase Headley at the peak of his value or try and keep him and re-sign him. It would seem that the Padres chose secret option C. Today, San Diego finally pulled the trigger on that Headley trade, sending him to the Yankees, who have coveted Headley for years. So what’s the big haul of future...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres finally trade Chase Headley, get almost nothing in return from Yankees

After the 2012 season, the Padres were faced a with a tough decision: trade burgeoning star Chase Headley at the peak of his value or try and keep him and re-sign him. It would seem that the Padres chose secret option C. Today, San Diego finally pulled the trigger on that Headley trade, sending him to the Yankees, who have coveted Headley for years. So what’s the big haul of future...
Via The Outside Corner
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Get Chase Headly; Trade Solarte

Norm Hall/Getty Images The Yankees have made their first significant position player deal, they have just acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres. In return the Padres will get the struggling Yangervis Solarte league right-hander Rafael De Paula. The Padres will also pay $1 million dollars of Headly’s remaining $10.5 million dollar contract. Headley is strictly...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Complete Deal for Padres Chase Headley

The New York Yankees completed a deal which will send Yangervis Solarte and minor league right-hander Rafael De Paula to the San Diego Padres in return for Chase Headley and $1 million. Baseball News Source speculated the Yankees would complete this deal last week. Headley is a free-agent at the end of the year. New York is not eligible to make him a qualifying offer. Headley has...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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