Chasing the top position player

Four contending teams targeting Padres third baseman Chase Headley

Updated: July 28, 2012, 12:07 AM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

Editor's note: Jayson Stark will be writing a Daily Rumble each day leading up to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.

Normally when the phrase "best position player on the market" is uttered in the final week of July, it's not about a guy who needs a name tag for most of America to identify.

Check out the list of best bats dealt before the trading deadline over the past five years and you'll see what I mean:

2011 -- Hunter Pence, Michael Bourn, Carlos Beltran, ...

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