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Chase Utley

Chase Cameron Utley, nicknamed "The Man" and "Silver Fox", is an American former professional baseball second baseman who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 16 seasons, primarily for the Philadelphia Phillies. He also played for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is a six-time All-Star, won a World Series with the Phillies in 2008, and was chosen as the second baseman on the Sports Illustrated All-Decade Team for the 2000s. He batted left-handed and threw right-handed.

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It's pretty self-explanatory. If we play well, we know what our picture is. If we don't play well, we'll know what our picture is.
I could care less if people talk about us or not. We know what we can do here. It's an exciting time for us.
I'm definitely not the most graceful person out there. I've always been taught to play hard. I don't know how not to play hard. But for some guys it just looks easier. For me, it's not that natural.
I figured out that there are occasions where you have to get pumped up and take charge, situations where you have to have fun and situations where you need to settle down.
Before, shortstops and second basemen were mostly defensive guys that made all the plays and didn't really hit that well. But now it's beginning to change a little bit. Now, shortstops and second basemen are very productive in terms of run producing.
I didn't know what to expect coming to college. High school was pretty easy and I guess I expected college to be along the same route. It was just an overwhelming experience.
It's good to find the barrel of the bat again.
It took us a little while, but we swung the bats well tonight. β€” Β© Chase Utley
It took us a little while, but we swung the bats well tonight.
I've said this before, but going and playing with the guys that have been to the World Series, the elite players of the game, there's no harm in hanging around those guys at all.
You try to take it game-to-game and keep working.
I didn't go up to the plate thinking, 'OK, my goal now is to get a hit'-I tried not to think about [the streak].
The majority of the time with two strikes I'll choke up on the bat a little bit to try to stay as short as possible. It doesn't always work out like that, but that's the goal.
[Clayton Kershaw ] is intense. He's a competitor.He's extremely fun to play behind. β€” Β© Chase Utley
[Clayton Kershaw ] is intense. He's a competitor.He's extremely fun to play behind.
I know it sounds stupid and cliche, but I just want to get better. I want to keep improving.
I never want to look in the mirror and say, 'What if? What if I had run harder? What if I had dived for that groundball?'
I don't really like the spotlight.
Hitting at the top of the order is a good thing. You get more at-bats. I'm excited to see how this develops.
I've always been taught to play the game hard. Baseball is such a tough game, it really humbles you at times, you just have to try not to get too high or too low.
You're going to bat so many times during a season and it's not worth getting mad about. I still get frustrated, but I try not to let the other team know that.
I’ve talked to guys who have played for the Phillies and gone on to other organizations and the grass isn’t always greener on the other side.
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