Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.270
 
Career Avg.
.285
Name  Chase Utley
Born  12/17/1978
Height  6-1
Weight  190
Number  26
Position  2B
Bats  L
Throws  R
9/11/2014 3:32:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is not in the lineup on Thursday against the Pirates.
Insight: Right fielder Marlon Byrd returns to the starting lineup and will bat third. Catcher Carlos Ruiz also returns have not playing on Wednesday.
 
9/7/2014 11:12:00 AM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley hits just .176 (3-for-17) against Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez in his career.
Insight: Utley has had a decent season (.277, 11 home runs, 72 RBI) but stay away from him on Sunday if possible.
 
9/5/2014 11:11:00 AM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley should be avoided in Friday's matchup against Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg.
Insight: Utley is just 3-for-22 (.136) over their career battles. He just a shell of the former Chase Utley who was a top-two fantasy seecond baseman, batting .276 with 11 HR and 71 RBI.
 
8/29/2014 10:19:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley had two singles in a losing effort on Friday against the Mets.
Insight: Utley went 2-for-4 for the second straight night. He has, however, struggled overall in August, hitting .244 with just two home runs and 13 RBI in the month.
 
8/26/2014 4:15:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is not in Tuesday's starting lineup versus Gio Gonzalez and the Nationals.
Insight: Utley is just 3-for-17 (.176) versus the Nats tough left-hander and 3-for-21 over the past five games, so this is certainly understandable.
 
8/11/2014 10:35:00 AM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is just 3-for-28 (.107) versus Mets starter Jonathan Niese.
Insight: Utley is in the middle of a hot streak, 9-for-20 with a double, triple, two homers and six RBI in his last five games, but this is an unfavorable matchup. Update: Utley is not in the Phillies starting lineup. Andres Blanco will get the start.
 
8/11/2014 9:43:00 AM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is just 3-for-28 (.107) versus Mets starter Jonathan Niese.
Insight: Utley is in the middle of a hot streak, 9-for-20 with a double, triple, two homers and six RBI in his last five games, but this is an unfavorable matchup.
 
Hot8/10/2014 5:36:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley has gone 9-for-20 with a double, a triple, two homers and six RBI in his last five games.
Insight: Utley went 1-for-20 from July 30 to Aug. 5, but he's rebounded nicely. He went 3-for-4 with a triple, a homer, a walk, three RBI and two runs Sunday against the Mets.
 
8/6/2014 10:19:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley went 2-for-4 with a homer, three RBI and two runs Wednesday against Houston.
Insight: Utley went 0-for-16 from July 30 to Aug. 3 and is hitting .281 with 10 homers, 59 RBI and a .777 OPS this season. His numbers have steadily dropped since May.
 
Cold8/3/2014 9:49:00 AM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is just 3-for-19 (.158) in his career matchups against Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg.
Insight: Utley is hitless in his last four games, so could earn a sit on the bench. He has had a solid season, batting .282 with nine home runs, 56 RBI, 55 runs and a .774 OPS, though his best two months came in April and May.
 
7/29/2014 10:04:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley went 1-for-4 with a grand slam Tuesday against the Mets.
Insight: It was his fifth career grand slam. Utley has had a solid season, batting .291 with nine home runs, 54 RBI, 55 runs and a .792 OPS, though his best two months came in April and May.
 
7/28/2014 3:55:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is not in Monday night's starting lineup versus Bartolo Colon and the Mets.
Insight: No injury, just a routine day off for the 35-year-old after playing 10 consecutive games since the All-Star break. He's batting .291 with eight homers, 50 RBI and 54 runs. Reid Brignac will get the start and he's 5-for-12 (.417) against Colon.
 
7/9/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley entered Wednesday's game with a 4-for-27 career history against Brewers starter Kyle Lohse, but he homered off the right-hander.
Insight: Utley has hit a homer in two of the past three games and picked up six hits, six RBI, three runs and a steal in that span.
 
Cold7/9/2014 1:19:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley hasn't had success against Brewers starter Kyle Lohse.
Insight: Utley is 4-for-27 (.148) lifetime against the right-hander. He was voted to start the All-Star game, but he's batted just .236 with three homers in his last 39 games.
 
Cold7/6/2014 10:44:00 AM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is not in Sunday's starting lineup.
Insight: Utley opened the season strong, but May and June saw his numbers shrink and July has started very slowly. He's still hitting .287 with 24 doubles, three triples, six homers, 40 RBI, 46 runs and an .778 OPS, but has hit just .190 over the past week.
 
6/29/2014 10:49:00 AM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is 12-for-26 (.462) against Braves starter Aaron Harang.
Insight: Utley opened the season strong, but May and June have seen his numbers shrink. He's still hitting .295 with 24 doubles, three triples, six homers, 37 RBI, 45 runs and an .809 OPS this season. A favorable matchup on Sunday is worth a start.
 
6/17/2014 4:28:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is not in Tuesday night's starting lineup versus Ervin Santana and the Braves.
Insight: Utley opened the season strong, but May and June have seen his numbers shrink. He's still hitting .301 with 24 doubles, three triples, five homers, 32 RBI, 36 runs and an .837 OPS this season.
 
6/14/2014 6:27:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Saturday against the Cubs.
Insight: Utley has picked up just three extra-base hits in 44 at-bats this month after collecting 29 in his first 203 at-bats this season. He's hitting .308 with 24 doubles, three triples, five homers, 32 RBI, 35 runs and an .856 OPS this season.
 
6/14/2014 11:27:00 AM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is 6-for-11 (.545) versus Cubs right-hander Edwin Jackson.
Insight: Utley has rebounded from a couple of lean seasons to bat .309 with four homers, 31 RBI and 34 runs scored.
 
6/6/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley collected three hits in Friday's win over Cincinnati.
Insight: Utley is now hitting .320, good for fifth-best in the National League. He's on pace for 195 hits this year, which would be his most since 2006. It would be a mild upset if Utley isn't invited to his sixth All-Star Game later this year.
 

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