Major League Baseball

2015 Avg.
.121
 
Career Avg.
.284
Name  Chase Utley
Born  12/17/1978
Height  6-1
Weight  190
Number  26
Position  2B
Bats  L
Throws  R
4/23/2015 10:49:00 AM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is not in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: When you are 36 years-old and struggling, you get days games off after a night game. Utley is batting just .120 this season. Cesar Hernandez will start at second base.
 
4/19/2015 11:01:00 AM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley has just four hits in 25 at-bats aganst Stephen Strasburg.
Insight: He has no extra base hits and no RBIs against him as well. Utley will not be a good option Sunday against Washington.
 
4/14/2015 10:25:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley broke out of his slump on Tuesday night.
Insight: He did so in a big way, going 3-for-3 with two homers, three RBIs and two runs scored. Even at 36 years old, Utley is a fine option at second base.
 
4/9/2015 10:16:00 PM
Description: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley had an RBI for the second straight game.
Insight: He went 1-for-4 with an RBI single, but is hitting just .091 through three games. Expect Utley to get that average up quickly.
 
3/12/2015 4:28:00 PM
Description: Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said second baseman Chase Utley (ankle) could debut on Friday.
Insight: Utley has been dealing with a mild right ankle sprain, and the Phillies are being very cautious. If he does make his spring debut, Utley will likely serve as the team's designated hitter.
 
3/8/2015 10:25:00 PM
Description: Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg is still unsure when second baseman Chase Utley will make his Spring Training debut.
Insight: Utley has an ankle injury, which is considered minor, but he has yet to appear in a game this spring. Sandberg said Utley could play in a game at the end of this coming week.
 
3/2/2015 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.
 
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.
 

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