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Monday, November 30, 2015

Articles tagged: Chase Utley

MLB moving closer to ‘Chase Utley Rule’ for slide plays

Major League Baseball is making progress on a new rule that would be aimed at making slide plays into second base safer for fielders. During his press conference to wrap up the quarterly owners’ meetings on Thursday, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed speculation that the league is looking into a so-called “Chase Utley Rule.” According…Read More

Chase Utley booed by Mets fans during introductions (Video)

Here’s something that will shock you: Chase Utley was booed during introductions before Game 3 of the NLDS against the Mets in New York. Utley is easily the most hated enemy of Mets fans after his slide/tackle of Ruben Tejada during Game 2 Saturday broke the shortstop’s leg. Utley was suspended two games as a…Read More

Chase Utley suspended two games for illegal slide, will appeal

During Game 2 of the National League Division Series between the Dodgers and Mets, Chase Utley slid into second base, taking out shortsop Ruben Tejada in the process. The result of the play was a fractured right fibula for Tejada. Utley reached out to Tejada after the game, offering an apology. However, the damage was…Read More

Chase Utley reportedly passed concussion test

There is little doubt that Ruben Tejada got the worst end of his collision with Chase Utley during Game 2 of the NLDS between the Dodgers and Mets on Saturday. Now it appears that Utley avoided serious injury. The LA Times’ Dylan Hernandez reports that Utley passed a concussion test after the game. Source: Chase…Read More

Chase Utley apologizes to Ruben Tejada after controversial slide

Chase Utley reached out to apologize to Ruben Tejada after Utley’s slide broke Tejada’s leg in Saturday’s National League Division Series game. According to a series of tweets from Fox Sports’s Ken Rosenthal, Utley reached out to Tejada through David Wright to apologize for what happened during the Dodgers 5-2 victory over the Mets. #Dodgers’…Read More

Chase Utley injures Ruben Tejada with takeout slide (Video)

Chase Utley put himself squarely in the middle of the NLDS rivalry between the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets with a controversial takeout slide on Saturday night that injured Ruben Tejada. The Dodgers had runners on the corners down 2-1 to the Mets in the 7th inning of Game 2 of the series…Read More

Chase Utley: Phillies fans booing doesn’t help

Philadelphia sports fans are notorious for their harsh behavior. They boo their own players, they boo opposing players, they hassle family members, and they’ll even boo Santa Claus if they feel up to it. But one thing that makes the booing worse is if players complain about it, because then it seems like the athlete…Read More

Stephen Strasburg hits Chase Utley, Roy Halladay throws behind Tyler Moore

Roy Halladay has better control than most starting pitchers in baseball, but at least one pitch got away from him during Wednesday’s spring training game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals. Or did it? Stephen Strasburg hit Chase Utley in the calf with a pitch in the third inning. Halladay responded in the fourth…Read More

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