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Howie Kendrick could begin rehab assignment this week

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly provided a dose of positive news on Tuesday afternoon in Cincinnati, informing Ken Gurnick of MLB.com that second baseman Howie Kendrick could be cleared for minor league rehab games by the end of this week. 104 more words

Joc Pederson benched despite a .413 OBP in August

On-base percentage is super important. It may be the most important single stat for batters. But there are limits to what a good OBP can do for you. 220 more words

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In recognition of two Yankee greats…

The Yankees continue to hold first place in the AL East by a slim margin (one game).  Losing the first two games of the Cleveland series didn’t help, but at least the Yankees captured Luis Severino’s first major league win in the third game.  770 more words


Though Chase Utley May Help The Dodgers, He Never Should Have Had To

For a group that seemingly shrugged off the “small sample size” of Matt Kemp’s red-hot 2014 ending, the Dodger front office sure have put a fair amount of stock into 31 at-bats from Chase Utley.   720 more words


Utley leaves Philadelphia for playoff chase, uncertain future with Dodgers

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Second baseman Chase Utley said goodbye to Philadelphia yesterday after 13 seasons and accepted a trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers. There, he’s the odds-on favorite to start most days — until Howie Kendrick comes off the disabled list in another couple weeks. 694 more words


Phillies agree to trade veteran Chase Utley to Dodgers

The Phillies have agreed to trade veteran second baseman Chase Utley plus approximately $2 million to the Dodgers in exchange for two minor-leaguers, sources said. The deal was made official at the conclusion of Wednesday’s game between Philadelphia and Toronto. 117 more words


Live-blog: Farhan Zaidi speaks about Chase Utley trade and state of the Dodgers

By Jon Weisman

In the wake of tonight’s acquisition of Chase Utley, Dodger general manager Farhan Zaidi spoke on a conference call with reporters. Here are some selected quotes … 867 more words