Philadelphia Phillies All-Star second baseman Chase Utley will start the Major League Baseball season on the disabled list because of injured knees.
Chase Utley ’s injured knee failed to respond to a cortisone shot, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to seek additional opinions on treatment for the All-Star second baseman.
Chase Utley signed a two-year contract extension with the Philadelphia Phillies that, including options, could keep the second baseman with the club through the 2018 season.
Chase Utley reached an agreement on a contract extension that will keep the second baseman with the Philadelphia Phillies through 2015, the Associated Press said.
Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley will have his chronic knee tendinitis evaluated by a specialist.
Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is scheduled to have surgery on his right thumb today, three days after injuring it while trying to stretch a single into a double.
The Philadelphia Philles placed second baseman Freddy Galvis, who is replacing injured All-Star Chase Utley, on the disabled list with a strained lower back, the team said on its Twitter feed.
"It's not bad enough to have micro-fracture surgery."
- Chase Utley on Mar 25, 2012