Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/14/14
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Last season Chase Utley and Ryan Howard were disappointing to watch. They were both injured and missed a majority of the season. This spring however, they seem to be healthy and ready to go.                 Last season Utley had only played in 83 games and hadn’t participated in Spring Training since 2010 because of knee problems. He is participating this spring and showing that he is healthy. He has played in eighteen games and has had 51 at bats. His average is .254. He has three home-runs just this weekend, as he hit two yesterday against the Baltimore Orioles and one today against the Boston Red Sox. Although these may not seem like many to some, it shows Utley still has the power and strength. This hitting shows that Utley is ready for the regular season. He is seeing the ball well. His hitting is coming together and his fielding is pretty good as well.  He only has two errors while having twenty-five put outs and thirty one assists. His knees it seems aren’t going to stop it th
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