Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Game 47: The return of Utley

In 46 games, Charlie Manuel used 30 different batting orders. With glee, he will use a 31st new one Monday because Chase Utley is added.

Game 47: The return of Utley

Chase Utley will batt second tonight for the Phillies. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)
Chase Utley will batt second tonight for the Phillies. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)
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In 46 games, Charlie Manuel used 30 different batting orders. With glee, he will use a 31st new one Monday because Chase Utley is added.

But Utley will not bat third as Manuel suggested Sunday. The starting nine against Cincinnati righthander Bronson Arroyo:

1. Jimmy Rollins 6
2. Chase Utley 4
3. Placido Polanco 5
4. Ryan Howard 3
5. Raul Ibanez 7
6. Carlos Ruiz 2
7. Domonic Brown 9
8. John Mayberry Jr. 8
9. Cole Hamels 1


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