Chase Utley Finally Answers Mac From It's Always Sunny's Fan Letter

The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode in which Mac's very sad letter to Chase Utley is read aloud is four years old, but we'll excuse the tardiness of this response because it's pretty damn funny. Maybe Utley just had a lot of catching up to do on his DVR queue. » 9/03/13 12:34pm 9/03/13 12:34pm

Dioner Navarro Carted Off After This Collision, Holds On To The Ball

Dioner Navarro had to be carted off the field in the seventh inning after a collision at the plate with Chase Utley.With Utley on second, Kevin Frandsen lined a single to right field in just about perfect position for Cole Gillespie to field the ball on a couple of hops and fire a laser home to Navarro all in stride.… » 8/07/13 10:31pm 8/07/13 10:31pm

Chase Utley's Inside-The-Park Homer Is Better Than Anything That…

The best part (or worst, if you're a Braves or Mets fan) of all of this is just how excited the crowd, and the announcer, gets. It's late in the game. Philly's already up 5-1, over the Giants, whose 3.62 runs scored per game is the worst among all division leaders. Philly's also got the NL East salted away, at… » 7/26/11 10:15pm 7/26/11 10:15pm

Oh Look, The Mets Are Still Whining About Chase Utley

Listen, Chase Utley's Friday Night Slide into Ruben Tejada (video here) was a little over-the-top; not just because the Mets are as harmful a foe as a bike helmet, but because he went behind the bag at 'em. » 9/26/10 10:00am 9/26/10 10:00am

Chase Utley's Dirty Underwear Can Be Yours

Someone on Craigslist is offering underwear purported to have been worn by Utley during the 2008 World Series. "They have not been washed." I just want to know why it's listed under "erotic," rather than "for sale." [Craigslist] » 5/05/10 1:30pm 5/05/10 1:30pm

What Is Wrong With Our Fragile Baseball Umpires?

It's been a pretty rough offseason for the men in blue, as it seems like nearly every game of the incredibly brief Division Series (plural) has had at least one horribly blown call. These umps are anything but championship caliber. » 10/12/09 4:00pm 10/12/09 4:00pm

Would Any Names Shock You At This Point?

Now that A-Rod's been outed as a 2003 steroid user, many are wondering when the other 103 names on that not-so-mysterious list will be revealed. Would any player's name surprise you? » 2/09/09 1:45pm 2/09/09 1:45pm

World F'In Champions May Get Expensive For Some Philadelphia Stations

Chase Utley's prideful "World Fucking Champions" speech at the Phillies parade could be costly to some local radio and television stations. The meddling FCC is now considering handing out fines for the October 31st slip-up which aired live to most of the Philadelphia area. Of course, the celebratory and light-hearted… » 12/18/08 4:45pm 12/18/08 4:45pm

Chase Utley Ain't No Broad, According To Charlie Manuel

As the Phillies maintain their pursuit of The Bastard Mets in the National League East, there were some questions about whether or not this team was capable of hanging on through this final month of the season due to an overall lack of clubhouse leadership. There are no shit-stirrers, save for the occasional Pat… » 9/03/08 12:30pm 9/03/08 12:30pm

Chase Utley Is The Most Interesting Man In The World

Chase Utley is lighter than air, can charm the birds out of the trees and never forgets your birthday. His blood smells like cologne. He also makes diving, backhanded catches, has hit 21 home runs, will run into the catcher full tilt and is not opposed to bunting his way on base. On Monday, his heroics led the Phils… » 6/03/08 10:40am 6/03/08 10:40am

My Long Nightmare Might be Over

Oh frabjous day! A report in today's Philadelphia Inquirer says what Phillies Phans have longed to hear since that horrible afternoon of July 26: If he gets the OK from hand surgeon Randall Culp, Chase Utley could be back in the lineup in time for the Mets series at Citizens Bank Park next week. From the article: » 8/19/07 3:15pm 8/19/07 3:15pm

In Praise Of A Happy Hit Streak

Little known rule around Deadspin world headquarters: When a hitting streak — one of our favorite baseball occurrences — reaches 30 games, we are obliged to honor the achievement with its own post. Therefore, congratulations to Phillies second baseman Chase Utley — his name sounds like one of the pilots in Top Gun —… » 7/31/06 4:15pm 7/31/06 4:15pm