After watching Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada carried off the field with a broken leg during the playoffs when the Dodgers' Chase Utley upended him, Major League Baseball is examining whether to adopt a rule eliminating slides not directly at bases on force plays.
The Dodgers are exploring the possibility of re-signing second baseman Chase Utley, General Manager Farhan Zaidi said Wednesday at baseball’s general manager meetings.Utley, who turns 37 next month, was acquired in August from the Philadelphia Phillies. He played 34 games for the Dodgers, batting...
In the Dodgers' latest moves Friday, they declined the options on second baseman Chase Utley, reliever Joel Peralta and right-hander Bronson Arroyo. Arroyo was a no-brainer, Utley pretty much expected and Peralta a moderate surprise. Peralta will be 40 next March, which doesn’t typically match...
After watching a replay of Chase Utley’s hard slide at second base that broke Tejada’s leg during Game 2 of the teams’ division series against the Dodgers, Tejada concluded it was a dirty play.
Ruben Tejada was on the field at the World Series on Saturday, albeit with a cane decorated in the colors of the New York Mets. The Dodgers' Chase Utley might have broken his leg with a slide later deemed to be against the rules, but the Mets shortstop was happy to note that Utley's team is not...
Veteran second baseman Chase Utley is in the market for a new team after completing his 13th season in the major leagues. Continue for updates. Utley's Return '100 Percent' Tuesday, Oct. 27 Utley's representative, Joel Wolfe, told Joel...Show More Summary
After all the hoopla over the last week since the dirty slide that took out Mets shortstop Reuben Tejada, Chase Utley ended up coming to bat for the Dodgers in the bottom of the ninth during last night's NLDS elimination game, with his team down one run and a stadium of fans cheering him on. Show More Summary
I was obviously thrilled to see the Mets win game five last night, and my biggest relief was that Chase Utley flew out rather than tie up the game. So now it’s Mets vs. Cubs, and although naturally I’m rooting for the Mets, seeing the Cubs in the World Series with a chance to make […]
Friday's Say Hey, Baseball includes the start of the ALCS, the Mets defeat of the Dodgers, and more on Chase Utley's slide. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey! Listen, we know it’s tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
The already-classic National League Division Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets is going the distance. Would you have it any other way? We've seen Twitter-exploding controversy in the form of Chase Utley's slide heard 'round the world. Show More Summary
Ouch. Harder than a Chase Utley takeout slide.
Chase Utley should not be playing in Game 5 of the NLCS clincher. Not after the Los Angeles Dodgers infielder purposeful slide broke the leg of New York Mets second baseman Ruben Tejada in Game 2. For that, Chase Utley was handed a slap on the wrist for games three and four. Show More Summary
Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly said Utley, who used to play in Philadelphia, had seen it all before. Mattingly did not rule out using Utley again.
Chase Utley didn't just change the landscape of the National League Division Series against the New York Mets. Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred told Bob Nightengale of USA Today on Tuesday that he wants to change the rules in order to protect middle infielders. "The issue of player safety is paramount for us," he said. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley's appeal of his two-game ban for a hard slide into New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada will be held on Monday, according to a report on Major League Baseball's website.
Aggro slider Chase Utley is public enemy No. 1 in New York City and the villain these MLB Playoffs need But he's no match for one little girl who was at Monday night's big Mets-Dodgers NLDS Game 3 and checked Utley right. In. To. The. Show More Summary
The first home Mets playoff game in nine years went pretty swimmingly last night, and with a win tonight Terry Collins's club can finish off the Dodgers and punch their ticket to the NLCS. Just as he was last night, Chase Utley will be eligible to play in tonight's game... More »
The veteran infielder is the most wanted man in Queens after a Game 2 collision.