Why the New York Yankees acquiring Chase Headley is a win-win situation



About a week ago, I wrote an article discussing the two big pressing issues the Yankees must address in the second half of the season in order to make a push for the postseason. One of the issues that was the offense and the lack thereof.

On Tuesday afternoon, the Yankees have addressed that issue in a big way.

The Yankees have acquired San Diego Padres third baseman Chase…

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Report: Yankees acquire Chase Headley

Report: Yankees acquire Chase Headley



The New York Yankees have indeed made a big move prior to the deadline as they have acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres, reports Jack Curry of the YES Network.

Chase Headley is about to join the Yankees. Yankees are finalizing a deal to acquire him from the Padres.—
Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) July 22, 2014

The Yankees have long had an interest…

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The New York Yankees inquired on the availability Chicago White Sox LHP John Danks

The New York Yankees have checked on the availability on Chicago White Sox left handed pitcher John Danks, according to CBSSports.com.

The Yankees, needing to add depth to the starting rotation, view Danks as being another quality arm in the rotation that has been decimated injuries. Danks is 8-6 with a 4.35 ERA so far this season. The Yankees had recently acquired Brandon McCarthy in a trade…

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Report: Simba being Simba

Report: Simba being Simba

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is considered one of the best shortstops in the major leagues already in his young career. Monday’s play marks as a stern reminder of his talents defensively. You might not see another force out quite like this one.

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Report: Cole Hamels unavailable in trade

Report: Cole Hamels unavailable in trade



The Philadelphia Phillies are likely to be sellers at the trade deadline as they’re sitting in last place in the National League East. With commodities like Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels, the organization has an opportunity to blow up the roster and build for the future. However according to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Phillies are telling clubs that Hamels is not…

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Tommy Milone wants A’s to trade him

Tommy Milone wants A’s to trade him

Left-hander Tommy Milone has asked the Oakland Athletics to trade him, according to Fox Sports insider Ken Rosenthal.

The A’s optioned Milone to Triple-A after acquiring Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs.

This is Milone’s third demotion in 12 months- and it comes after he has gone 6-0 with a 2.62 ERA in his last 11 starts for Oakland.

The A’s have “reportedly” received trade…

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Dan Uggla signs with Giants

Dan Uggla signs with Giants

On July 21, 2014 Dan Uggla has signed a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants.  The Atlanta Braves released Uggla on July 18, 2014 when rookie second baseman Tommy La Stella won the job from Uggla, the Braves will still have to pay the remainder of the 13 million contract this year.  The Giants contract has an opt-out clause on August 1st and the team will only have the to pay the…

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Shelby Miller to Pen

Shelby Miller to Pen

As of Sunday July 20, 2014 Shelby Miller will be pitching out of the bullpen for the Cardinals.  According to Mike Matheny

“How long that lasts, I’m not going to say it [it will be through the end of] the month,” Matheny said. “We’ll see how guys look and feel. He’s ready to go [in the bullpen]. As far as how we use him, it’s how we need him.”

This really doesn’t come at to big of a surprise…

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Hanley Ramirez hit twice, X-rays negative

Hanley Ramirez stood at his locker in St. Louis visibly upset and frustrated.

Ramirez was hit twice with near-triple-digit fastballs. The second instance hit Hanley on his wrist and after the trainer came out to check on him, he was removed from the game.

“One thing is pitching inside and another thing is pitching inside carelessly,” Dodgers first basemen Adrian Gonzalez said. “There comes to a…

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Dan Uggla signs with San Francisco Giants

Dan Uggla signs with San Francisco Giants



The San Francisco Giants have agreed to a minor league contract with second baseman Dan Uggla, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.

Source: Uggla to #SFGiants.—
Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 21, 2014

Uggla will likely be reporting to Triple-A Fresno under the terms of the agreement. He has an out clause of August 1 if the Giants do not purchase his…

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