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Headley to miss opening series vs. Mets

Chase Headley

Chase Headley

#7 3B
San Diego Padres

2012 STATS

  • GM161
  • HR31

  • RBI115

  • R95

  • OBP.376

  • AVG.286

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley, who won the NL Gold Glove and finished fifth in MVP balloting last season, should miss the season-opening series against the Mets.

Headley has a fracture at the tip of his left thumb and he may miss a month, MLB.com's Corey Brock reported.

U-T San Diego lists the potential replacements as Logan Forsythe, Jedd Gyorko, James Darnell and Cody Ransom.

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