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CHASE UTLEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Storyline: Redesigning the Phillies

From seeking the 18-year-old phenom to now prioritizing the polished college athlete, the Philadelphia Phillies are also currently targeting international talent–for instance, Yasmani Tomas. Basically, their money is on immediacy. There will be a published Storyline and/or Red Alert each week.  Please, scroll down for this edition of Genuine Insight: Strategies, Past and Present...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Top Moments: #5 Utley Starts in Minnesota

Photo: CBS Philly Chase Utley bolted out of the gate in 2014, arguably peaking on May 26, ending the day with a .337/.394/.556 triple-slash line, in contention for the batting title. Utley’s tremendous start had him in the forefront of not just all MLB second baseman but also among the game’s best overall players. Fans across baseball were sending their message loud and clear...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Utley hits go-ahead RBI single by throwing his bat (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley hit a go-ahead RBI single by literally throwing his bat at a pitch during the fourth inning of Wednesday's game against Seattle.Utley let go of his bat as he swung at a 2-2 pitch, but managed to hit a blooper into the air and over the outstretched arm of Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Chase Utley getting lots of interest from Giants, Blue Jays

The Philadelphia Phillies are in last place in the National League East, 10.0 games back of the Washington Nationals which means as the trade deadline approaches they should be in full on sale mode. The Phillies have teams calling about Marlon Byrd, Antonio Bastardo, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee and now Chase Utley.#452406900 / gettyimages.comAccording to Nick Cafardo of The Boston...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Trade Rumors with Realistic Expectations for the Phillies

Long before the arrival of July 31, writers will predict Chase Utley’s departure from the Philadelphia Phillies to a new city with a pennant-race opportunity. But will that be just hype? TAL’S STORYLINES Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Reading people is the answer to their decisions: past, present and future. Also...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Grading the first third of the season

After two disappointing seasons, the Philadelphia Phillies were hoping to get back into the division race this season and return to the playoffs.  Needless to say, things have not gone well for the team so far.  At first the Phillies just hovered around .500, winning 3, then losing two, and so on.  However, things have recently taken a turn for the worst for the Phillies.  Before...
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June 08, 2014  |  1 Comment

Phillie for life: Chase Utley signed his contract for the fans

Utley reminded us just how special he is with his recent contract extension, a hometown discount if I ever there was. Utley could have tested free agency and would have received more money - that is a fact. Why would a player do that? Take less money on a team with aspirations for 90 losses? It might be because he doesn't want to move his family. It could be that his wife told...
Via PhilsBaseball
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation TV: Utley Extension, 2014 Phillies, Shibe Park

This week, the guys begin by analyzing Chase Utley’s contact extension. They discuss the pros and cons of the creatively structured deal and how it fits within the rest of the baseball market. They also delve into what the 2014 Phillies lineup will look like. Then, minor league expert, Jay Floyd joins Corey with updates from the farm. He outlines the prospects of three catchers...
Via Phillies Nation
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Writer’s Roundtable: Should the Phillies give Chase Utley an extension?

Rumors started flying this morning that the Phillies might be nearing a contract extension with Chase Utley. Is this a wise move for the organization? What combination of years-and-dollars would you be comfortable with the Phillies offering Utley? Jon Nisula: A Chase Utley extension would make sense from Ruben Amaro Jr.’s perspective, but I don’t think it would be right for...
Via Phillies Nation
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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