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Chase Headley

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Chase Headley
Name: Chase Jordan Headley
Born: May 9, 1984 in Fountain, Colo. USA
High School: Fountain-Fort Carson HS, Fountain, Colo.
College: Tennessee
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 215 lbs
Bats: B / Throws: R
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Drafted in the 2nd round (66th overall) by the San Diego Padres in 2005 (signed for $560,000)
After two years of relative obscurity, Headley became a big name in SEC circles this year as he helped lead Tennessee's turnaround, joining ace Luke Hochevar as Volunteers from Colorado. Headley headed to Pacific and hit .330 as a freshman before deciding to transfer. His sophomore year was dogged by a hamstring injury, but he returned healthy as a junior and confident after a solid showing in the Cape Cod League. Headley's advanced plate approach is his best asset; his discipline led to 59 walks, second in the nation, and helped him rank in the top 10 in home runs (12) as well. He's solid from both sides of the plate, with more power from the right side and greater consistency as a lefthanded hitter. One SEC coach who saw Headley earlier in his career was shocked by his improvement, crediting his excellent work ethic and makeup. Defensively, Headley is just adequate, lacking in lateral movement but coming in well on bunt plays and showing an average arm.
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