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  1. Reds VP Bob Miller on the arbitration process: “It works poorly”

    Jan 17, 2014, 8:55 PM EDT

    Mike Leake

    The Reds avoided arbitration with starter Mike Leake and relievers Sam LeCure and Alfredo Simon earlier today, but were not able to do so with starter Homer Bailey and flame-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman. As a guest on The C Dot Show earlier, Reds vice president Bob Miller (who handles the arbitration cases for the club)…

  2. Yankees have contacted Padres about trading for an infielder

    Jan 13, 2014, 10:52 PM EDT

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    According to FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi, the Yankees have contacted the Padres about dealing for an infielder. Chase Headley has been the subject of trade speculation for a long time, often in connection with the Yankees, but Morosi writes that Logan Forsythe is “the most realistic target.” Forysthe, who turns 27 tomorrow, batted just .214/.281/.332…

  3. Mets, Padres, Yankees ask about Mariners’ Dustin Ackley

    Dec 10, 2013, 5:27 PM EDT

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    With second base now off limits for a good decade or so, the Mariners have to be open to moving Dustin Ackley and/or Nick Franklin. According to CBS Sports.com’s Jon Heyman, the Mets, Padres and Yankees have already inquired about Ackley. Ackley, the second overall pick in the 2009 draft, has hit a modest .245/.315/.354…

  4. Dodgers, White Sox, Marlins pushing hard for Juan Uribe

    Dec 10, 2013, 12:10 PM EDT

    Atlanta Braves v Los Angeles Dodgers - Game Four

    The Juan Uribe market is sizzling, it seems. Enrique Rojas reports that the Dodgers and White Sox are “pushing hard” for him. Ken Rosenthal reports that the Marlins are interested as well. And why not? Uribe is coming off a pretty darn good 2013, posting a .769 OPS in 426 plate appearances while playing an excellent…

  5. Padres not expected to move Chase Headley during the off-season

    Dec 8, 2013, 10:50 PM EDT

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    Though Chase Headley‘s name has been found in trade rumors every now and then, you can expect him to stay in San Diego for the time being, writes Bill Shaikin for the L.A. Times. Headley is eligible for arbitration for the fourth and final time and is expected to get a bump over last year’s…

  6. Dodgers have given multiple offers to Juan Uribe

    Dec 7, 2013, 8:10 PM EDT

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    Per Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles, Dodgers GM Ned Colletti says he has made multiple offers to Juan Uribe, but have yet to hear back. The 34-year-old free agent has spent a majority of his playing time at third base since joining the Dodgers in 2011. Uribe had a career year in 2013, finishing…

  7. Padres “willing to listen to offers” for Chase Headley

    Dec 1, 2013, 9:37 AM EDT

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    Joel Sherman of the New York Post has the scoop: The Padres have made a few runs at signing third baseman Chase Headley to a long-term contract to no avail, and now according to sources, San Diego is willing to listen to offers for the switch-hitter. The Yankees have checked in before and apparently did…

  8. Padres could trade from rotation depth to acquire a lefty bat or lefty reliever

    Nov 30, 2013, 6:05 PM EDT

    Eric Stults

    With an abundance of arms at the back end of the starting rotation, the Padres could make a deal to acquire a left-handed hitter and/or a left-handed reliever, suggests Bill Center of U-T San Diego. Center writes that Burch Smith, Robbie Erlin, or Eric Stults could be expendable. Smith and Erlin got their first taste…

  9. There is “growing sentiment” that the Padres will trade Chase Headley this offseason

    Nov 17, 2013, 1:04 PM EDT

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    From Nick Cafardo’s Sunday notes column in the Boston Globe: Chase Headley, 3B, Padres — There’s growing sentiment that Headley will be traded this offseason. There’s been talk about an extension, but the Padres, who are now willing to increase payroll under CEO Mike Dee’s leadership, are thinking that they can improve a couple of…

  10. Chase Headley follows disappointing year with knee surgery

    Oct 1, 2013, 4:16 PM EDT

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    After spending the first two weeks of the year on the disabled list Chase Headley returned to play 141 of the Padres’ final 148 games, but now that the season is over Marty Caswell of 1090-AM in San Diego reports that he underwent arthroscopic left knee surgery. Last season Headley led the NL in RBIs…

  11. The Braves hazed their rookies after losing 4-0 to the Padres

    Sep 15, 2013, 10:30 PM EDT

    San Diego Padres v Atlanta Braves

    Padres starter Burch Smith proved to be too much for the Braves’ offense this afternoon as the right-hander shut them out over seven innings, logging ten strikeouts. Behind Chase Headley‘s two-run home run in the sixth and Tommy Medica‘s solo shot in the seventh, the Padres had more than enough offense to topple the NL…

  12. Report: Chase Headley claimed off revocable waivers, pulled back by Padres

    Aug 29, 2013, 6:23 PM EDT

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    CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reports that Chase Headley was claimed off revocable waivers by an unidentified team and pulled back by the Padres. As a result, he is now assured of staying with San Diego for the rest of the season. After a breakthrough season in 2012 in which Headley finished fifth in the National…

  13. Zack Greinke is hitting .340 (oh, and he also took a shutout into the ninth inning)

    Aug 27, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

    Chicago Cubs v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Not only did Zack Greinke take a shutout into the ninth inning against the Cubs last night to improve to 13-3 with a 2.86 ERA, he also went 1-for-2 with an RBI single and a walk at the plate to continue a remarkable season offensively. Greinke is hitting .340 with a .426 on-base percentage in…

  14. Should the Padres lock up their entire infield?

    May 31, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

    Chase Headley

    Padres third baseman Chase Headley will enter his fourth and final year of arbitration going into the 2014 season, after which he would become eligible for free agency. For quite some time, the Padres have been reported as either shopping Headley or guarding him closely with plans to offer him a contract extension. As of…

  15. The Padres don’t plan on moving Chase Headley

    May 17, 2013, 9:55 PM EDT

    Chase Headley

    Recently, Padres third baseman Chase Headley said he won’t negotiate a contract extension with the team during the season. Headley is eligible for his fourth year of arbitration going into 2014, after which he would become eligible for free agency. Headley has, for a while, been one of the most bandied-about names in trade rumors,…

  16. Alex Cobb had an interesting third inning tonight

    May 10, 2013, 8:55 PM EDT

    Alex Cobb

    The Rays are playing host to the San Diego Padres in an inter-league three-game series this weekend, leading off with an Alex Cobb/Edinson Volquez starting pitching match-up tonight. After allowing two runs in the first on solo home runs by Will Venable and Carlos Quentin, Cobb had an interesting third inning. Venable struck out to…

  17. So much for that: Chase Headley won’t negotiate with the Padres during the season

    May 2, 2013, 2:50 PM EDT

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    OK, now this is just awkward. Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler said yesterday that he’s given general manager Josh Byrnes the go-ahead to re-start long-term contract negotiations with Chase Headley and is willing to make the third baseman “the highest-paid player in club history.” It was a whole big story in San Diego today, with…

  18. Padres ready to re-start contract talks with Chase Headley

    May 2, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

    Chase Headley AP

    After failing to agree to a long-term contract extension with the Padres this offseason Chase Headley explained that the two sides “weren’t on the same page” and added that “this close to free agency, it has to be a good deal for us.” Two months later Corey Brock of MLB.com reports that “Padres executive chairman…

  19. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 29, 2013, 5:40 AM EDT

    Russell Martin

    Pirates 9, Cardinals 0: Two homers for Russell Martin and a strong start from Jeff Locke. The Pirates — the Pittsburgh Pirates — are in first place in the National League Central. This goes with the Royals being in first place in the AL Central. I predicted each of these teams would be better this…

  20. Barry Zito is a reborn Christian, “really excited” about owning and shooting guns

    Apr 22, 2013, 11:03 AM EDT

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    Barry Zito got tagged with some sort of hippie/playboy/zen master stereotype when he came up with the A’s. Since then most of that has been obscured by talk of his contract, his pitching struggles and then his nice little comeback the past season or so. But his interview in the May “GQ” reveals a much different Barry…

  21. Padres activate Chase Headley, place Cameron Maybin on disabled list with wrist injury

    Apr 17, 2013, 7:28 PM EDT

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    As expected, the Padres have activated third baseman Chase Headley from the 15-day disabled list in time for Wednesday evening’s series-finale against the Dodgers. Cameron Maybin was put on the disabled list in a corresponding roster move because of a left wrist injury. This news comes courtesy of MLB.com’s Corey Brock. Headley has been sidelined…

  22. Chase Headley takes batting practice, nears rehab stint

    Apr 11, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

    Chase Headley

    Chase Headley‘s fractured thumb feels good enough that he was able to take batting practice yesterday from both sides of the plate and Corey Brock of MLB.com reports that the Padres third baseman could be cleared for a minor-league rehab assignment as soon as this weekend. Headley was initially given a 4-6 week recovery timetable…

  23. Bud Black will be moving Jedd Gyorko around a lot

    Mar 29, 2013, 10:20 PM EDT

    Jedd Gyorko

    Don’t get too comfortable, kid. On Twitter, Corey Brock says manager Bud Black will be using the rookie at both second and third base depending on the handedness of the opposing pitcher: at second base with a lefty on the hill, and at third base against a right-hander. Cody Ransom will start at third base…

  24. Logan Forsythe out at least six weeks with plantar fasciitis

    Mar 28, 2013, 1:48 PM EDT

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    Logan Forsythe was set to fill in for the injured Chase Headley at third base, but the Padres announced that he’ll miss at least six weeks with plantar fasciitis. Forsythe has previously played through the foot injury, but he’ll be shut down completely and wear a walking boot for three weeks. San Diego’s infield is…

  25. Logan Forsythe likely to be placed on 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis in his right foot

    Mar 26, 2013, 10:35 PM EDT

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    The San Diego infield has taken another punch. According to beat writer Corey Brock of MLB.com, Logan Forsythe, who was expected to fill in at third base for the injured Chase Headley, will likely be placed on the 15-day disabled list before the beginning of the regular season due to a recent flareup of the…

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