Second Base Player Notes
For The Last 15 Days
Chase Utley, 2B, PHI3/2/2015 12:46:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley will not play in any spring training games this week due to his ankle issue, according to Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Daily News.
Insight: Utley sprained his ankle in January and will take his time recovering. It shouldn't prevent him from being ready for Opening Day.
Rickie Weeks, 2B, SEA3/2/2015 12:16:00 PM
Description: Former Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks will platoon in left field with Dustin Ackley, according to his manager.
Insight: Weeks didn't hit for a high average against left-handers last season (.256), but did pound out seven homers and a solid .865 OPS in just 133 at-bats.
Jurickson Profar, 2B, TEX2/23/2015 2:35:00 PM
Description: Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar (shoulder surgery) will miss a second consecutive season.
Insight: Profar surgery comes with a nine month recovery time. Once a top prospect, Profar's baseball future is in doubt.