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Padres place Chase Headley on DL with calf strain

Chase Headley Padres third baseman Chase Headley has 20 strikeouts and only 13 hits this season. (Brad Mangin/Getty Images)

The San Diego Padres placed third baseman Chase Headley on the 15-day disabled list with a right calf strain, the team announced Friday.

Headley was injured in the second inning of Thursday night's game against the Washington Nationals and was slowed by a strained left calf during spring training.

Headley, 29, only hit .250 in 2013, after winning a Gold Glove, finishing fifth in the National League MVP voting and leading the NL in RBI in 2012.

"My guess is it's not as severe as that was," Headley said, according to MLB.com. "I expect it to be two or three weeks. I guess the silver lining is it will help the rest of my body heal."

This season, Headley is hitting .188 with two homers and seven RBI.

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