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Chase Headley Records 1st Extra-Base Hit of 2016 Season with Home Run vs. Royals

class="ui-droppable">New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley ended a lengthy extra-base-hit drought Thursday with a second-inning two-run homer against the Kansas City Royals. 

Headley's last extra-base hit, a double, came on Sept. 27, 2015, against the Chicago White Sox, which breaks a streak of 124 plate appearances without such a result, per NBC Sports' Bill Baer. 

The YES Network provided a look at Headley getting the monkey off his back:

The Wall Street Journal's Jared Diamond noted that Headley's first jack of the season puts him in some interesting, maybe unfortunate, company:

Considering his contract—a four-year, $52 million deal signed in 2015, according to Spotrac—Headley ...

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