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Utley could see more days off as the season winds down, CSN Philly reports. "I will be smart with him and pick spots possibly more often than up until now with him," manager Ryne Sandberg said.

Utley has started 129 games this season after playing in 124 last year. His production has faded since the All-Star break. He hit .293 with a .794 OPS prior to the break, and has just a .237 average with a .690 OPS since the break. Freddy Galvis and Cesar Hernandez will see time at second on days when Utley is out of the lineup.

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Utley is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Braves, Stephen Gross of the Morning Call reports.

Utley will get the day off with the left-handed Mike Minor on the mound for the Braves. Freddy Galvis receives the start at second base and will bat

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Utley is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Nationals.

Utley will sit for the first time since Aug. 11 following a 0-for-4 performance at the plate Monday night. Freddy Galvis is starting at second in his place and batting seventh for the Phillies.

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Utley is out of the lineup Monday against the Mets.

Utley hasn't missed a game since July 28, but will take a day of rest Monday. The veteran second baseman will yield the start to Andres Blanco, who will bat seventh for the Phillies.

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Utley went 3-for-4 with a homer, a triple, three RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's extra-innings win over the Mets. He also drew a walk.

Utley helped Philadelphia erase a four-run deficit, driving in two with a triple to deep right in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Phillies went on to win the game on a Ryan Howard single in the bottom of the ninth. Utley has started to heat up recently, having recorded 10 hits over his past 20 at-bats. He's hitting .287 with 11 homers and 62 RBI on the year.

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Utley went 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored, and three RBI in Wednesday's win over the Astros.

Utley broke the game open with a three-run home run � his 10th of the year � in the fourth inning to give the Phillies' an 8-2 lead. The two-hit game was especially good to see considering Utley entered the game mired in a 2-for-27 skid. Entering June 1, Utley was hitting .320, but since then he's batting just .245 in 220 at-bats.

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Utley was placed on revocable waivers by the Phillies on Monday, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.

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Chase Utley blasted a grand slam into the upper deck in right field at Citi Field on Tuesday. It was his only hit in four plate appearances as the Phillies went on to an easy victory.

Utley took reliever Josh Edgin out to right field to break the game wide open at 6-0 in the seventh. It's the fifth grand slam of the veteran second baseman's career, and his first since 2010. The 35-year-old is having another productive year, slashing .291/.353/.439 with nine home runs and 54 RBI.

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Chase Utley is out of the Phillies' lineup on Monday.

It's just a routine day of rest for the veteran second baseman. Reid Brignac will get the nod in his place Monday in the Phillies' series-opener against the Mets.

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Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Blue Jays and Giants are "taking their best shot" at trading for Chase Utley, but the second baseman is unlikely to be dealt.

Utley has 10-and-5 trade veto rights and doesn't appear eager to leave Philadelphia even though the Phils appear headed for a rebuilding phase. It's possible that his mind can be changed before the end of the month, but at the moment it doesn't sound like the veteran second baseman is going anywhere.