Full name CHAD DANIEL HUFFMAN...Single...Played both baseball and football (quarterback) at Texas Christian University
(TCU)...In 2006, garnered third team All-American honors from Baseball America and the National Collegiate Baseball
Writer's Association and was honored as a first-team Mountain West all-conference performer and a third-team Louisville
Slugger All-American...Older brother, Royce, was a Padres farmhand during the 2007 season...Resides in Missouri City,
TX...Signed as a second-round selection in the 2006 First Year Player Draft by San Diego (53rd overall)...Graduate of
Elkins High School in Missouri City, TX.2011Spent entire season in AAA Columbus where led the club in games played (124), hitting .246 (106-431) with a teamhigh
30 doubles, 2 triples, 13HR & 58RBI...Was tied for 4th in the IL in walks (67), T10th in doubles, T14th in runs (66)
and T19th in games...From April 14-May 8 he hit .370 (30-81) with 5HR & 20RBI (22RS) in 21 games...Hit .355 (11-31)
with 2 2B, 2HR, 5RBI and 7RS in 8 Triple A playoff games...Had an epic game on April 21 in a 19-3 win vs. Louisville, going 4-for-5 w/5RS, 3HR & club record 10RBI...Entered
the game hitting .195 and exited hitting .261...Tied club records for single-game HR/runs scored...Hit .259 (75-279,
.839OPS) off RHP and .204 (31-152, .633OPS) off LHP...Appeared in games at first base (16), left field, right field...
From August 1 thru the end of the season he hit .351 (34-97) with 13 2B, 2HR & 12 RBI in 28 games.2010Appeared in nine games (two starts in LF, two in RF) with the Yankees in 2010, batting .167 (3-for-18) with 2RBI...Was
recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre prior to June 13 vs. Houston...Made his Major League debut that day,
starting in RF and going 1-for-4 with 1BB...Singled in his first career plate appearance (off Brian Moehler), becoming
the second Yankee to accomplish the feat over the last four seasons (also Ramiro Pena on 4/9/09 at Baltimore)...Collected his first Major League RBI with a two-run single in the ninth on June 27 at Los Angeles-NL, entering the
game in LF in the fourth inning for an injured Brett Gardner and going 2-for-3...Scored his first Major League run and
was 0-for-3 with 1HBP in July 3 win vs. Toronto...Was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on July 4 when OF Marcus Thames was reinstated from the 15-day
disabled list...Began the season with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Bare, batting .274 (101-for-368) with 48R, 20 doubles,
10HR and 45RBI in 104 games...Ranked second on the team with 40BB...Started games in LF, RF, 1B and DH...
Carried a .341 average (14-for-41) with runners in scoring position and two outs...Acquired by the Yankees off waivers
from the San Diego Padres on April 7...Was designated for assignment on Sept. 15 and claimed by the Indians two
days later and optioned to Columbus (did not appear in a game with the Clippers)...Outrighted off 40-man roster to
AAA Columbus on November 3.2009Saw his first Triple-A action, appearing in 135 game for Portland.
... Played in left field (103 games), at first base (17 games) and as designated hitter (14 games).
... 135 games played ranked fourth in the PCL.
... Ranked among Portland leaders in games played (1st), at-bats (1st), runs scored (2nd), hits (2nd), doubles (1st), home runs
(1st) and RBI (2nd).
... Named to the PCL All-Star team, going 1-for-2 with a double off the bench...also participated in the Triple-A All-Star Home
Run Derby, winning with 15 home runs in the three-round competition.
... Posted a .323 (82-for-254) average on the road while hitting just .205 (44-for-215) at home...15 of his 20 homers came
away from Portland.2008Spent the entire season with Double-A San Antonio...finished fifth in the Texas League with 67
walks... Named a starter for the Texas League All-Star Game... Earned Padres Minor League Player of the Month honors for May for the second straight season, hitting .357 (35-for-98)
with seven doubles, four home runs, 19 RBI, 21 walks and 18 runs scored in 28 games...tallied 10 multi-hit contests during
the month, including three, three-hit games and one four-hit effort...compiled a 13-game hit streak 5/4-17, batting .396
Hit .376 (32-for-85) against left-han ... ded pitching compared to .261 (92-for-352) against righties...batted .318 (62-for-195)
on the road and .256 (62-for-242) at home.
... Went on the disabled list with a right shoulder strain 8/28...missed the end of the season and the playoffs.
... Played for the Peoria Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League and went 20-for-96 (.208) with eight doubles, three homers, 20
RBI, 16 runs and 14 walks in 24 games.
... Selected to play in the third annual Arizona Fall League Rising Stars Showcase game...started in left field and went 1-for-2
with a home run and two RBI.2007Combined to hit .294 (142-for-483) with 23 doubles, three triples, 22 home runs and 104 RBI
between Single-A Lake Elsinore and Double-A San Antonio...finished among Padres minor league leaders
in home runs (3rd) and RBI (1st)...named San Diego's No. 7 prospect entering the season according to
... Selected to the California League Mid-Season All-Star team.
... Garnered Padres Minor League Player of the Month honors for May, batting .356 (36-for-101) with seven doubles, eight homers,
28 RBI and 27 runs in 28 games for the Storm.
... Promoted to San Antonio 7/12 and played 49 regular season and five playoff games with the Texas League championship
club.2006In his professional debut, earned Northwest League All-Star honors at Short-A Eugene...also named
a Baseball America Short-Season All-Star.
... Led the NWL in on-base percentage (.439), ranked second in slugging (.576), second in batting average (.343) and fifth in
extra-base hits (27).
... Hit .511 (24-for-47) with 10 RBI during a season-best, 13-game hitting streak from 8/8-21...named Northwest League Batter
of the Week for 8/14-20.