It was already clear the New York Mets had beef with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and then Chase Utley happened. Sorry, that should read Chase Utley happened again. About seven months have passed since Utley riled the Mets with his takeout...Show More Summary
Chase Utley and the New York Mets go way back, well beyond last postseason, when the Dodgers second baseman broke shortstop Ruben Tejada’s leg on a slide into second base. On Saturday night, they added another chapter to the rivalry. In the third inning, Utley was greeted by a 99 mph heater from Noah Syndergaard. The pitch sailed behind Utley’s back and led to […]
Starter Noah Syndergaard was ejected for throwing at Utley, whose takeout slide broke the leg of the former Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada in the playoffs last year.
Chase Utley hit a grand slam and a solo homer after Noah Syndergaard threw a 99 mph fastball behind his back, and the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep a season-high five times in routing the New York Mets 9-1 on Saturday night.
The 99-mph fastball sailed behind the back of Chase Utley and rattled against the backstop. Utley watched it crash behind him. His gaze shifted toward his feet, which cleared dirt in the batter’s box to prepare for the next pitch from Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard. Utley would not see another pitch...
In a scene that has seemed inevitable since October, New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard has been ejected for throwing a 99 mph fastball behind Chase Utley of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Terry Collins was also thrown out.
The lingering effects from Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley's slide into former New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada are still being felt in 2016. Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard was ejected from Saturday's game in the top of the third after throwing a pitch behind Utley. Show More Summary
It wasn’t easy for Utley.
Even without a career that included six All-Star appearances, four Silver Sluggers and three seasons in which he finished in the top 10 in NL MVP voting, Chase Utley would still forever remain in the baseball lexicon. Albeit becauseShow More Summary
The Dodgers are 22-23. That projects over the course of the 162-game season to a 79-win record. That is not a very good pace, not for a team with a nearly $250-million payroll, not for a team with an ace (Clayton Kershaw) decimating opposing lineups, not for a team with young players (Corey Seager,...
Clayton Kershaw tossed his second complete-game shutout this month, Yasmani Grandal hit a three-run homer and Chase Utley added a solo shot to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 5-0 Thursday night for a split of the four-game series.
Curtis Granderson hit the first pitch for a home run, and Chase Utley, the player who broke Ruben Tejada’s leg in the playoffs, was not thrown at.
TORONTO — The ball left the bat, and the manager looked at his shortstop. Maybe Corey Seager would be able to play the soft liner on a bounce. Maybe he would not, and the Dodgers would be in big trouble. "I was holding my breath," Dave Roberts said. From out of the blue came the old man in blue....
This ballpark can break a team’s spirit. Yet there Chase Utley stood at second base of Coors Field, the lone Dodger on the field, clapping his hands with the sort of emotion he so rarely allows to leak into public view. After a frightful collapse by his team, Utley provided the go-ahead double...
Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley, nearly a year removed from the trade that sent him from Philadelphia to L.A., is ready to play ball for his home in Gladwyne, Pa. He’s listed the updated Colonial for sale at $3.495 million. The brick two-story, built in 1998, was once home to retired basketball...
Add Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros to the list of “Chase Utley rules” victims. On Friday, this ninth-inning slide by (...)
Wednesday's Say Hey, Baseball includes managers saying things they'll regret, Chase Utley slides, and the things we know are fact from Opening Day. Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
It’s safe to say that Toronto Blue Jays Manager John Gibbons hates baseball’s new slide rule. Perhaps, though, he should have found a different way to express his displeasure after enforcement of the so-called Chase Utley rule cost his team a win Tuesday night. “Maybe we’ll come out and wear dresses tomorrow,” he told reporters […]
Baseball’s controversial new Chase Utley Rule was implemented for the first time in a game tonight, and it could not have come at a more crucial juncture. Down by a run with the bases loaded and one out in the top of the ninth, Edwin Encarnacion slapped a grounder to third. Show More Summary