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Chase Headley To Be Ready By Opening Day


Chase Headley was diagnosed Tuesday with a Grade 1 calf strain and will be held out of spring training activities for the next 2-3 weeks. But he doesn?t expect to miss a regular-season game.

?If I can get 15 to 20 (at-bats) from both sides, that?s pretty close to what I need,? Headley told Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune on Tuesday evening in Padres camp. ?If it progresses the way that I hope ? and I think that it will ? then I should be fine. We should have plenty of time.?

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