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MLB: Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 4

ATLANTA, June 6 (UPI) -- J.D. Drew hit a three-run homer off Kevin Millwood in a six-run fifth Sunday to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 6-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 3

ATLANTA, June 5 (UPI) -- Ricky Ledee had a two-run single in a four-run first inning and Brett Myers settled down after a shaky start Saturday as Philadelphia beat Atlanta, 5-3.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Atlanta 1

PHILADELPHIA, May 30 (UPI) -- Eric Milton bounced back from his first loss and Jim Thome hit a two-run homer Sunday to lead Philadelphia to a 4-1 victory over Atlanta.

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Atlanta 2 (10 inn.)

PHILADELPHIA, May 28 (UPI) -- Tomas Perez tied the game in the eighth with a double and belted a one-out homer in the 10th Friday night to lift Philadelphia past Atlanta, 3-2.

MLB: Philadelphia 7, New York Mets 4

NEW YORK, May 26 (UPI) -- Jim Thome's two-run double capped a six-run seventh inning Wednesday night as Philadelphia won over the New York Mets, 7-4.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, San Diego 4

PHILADELPHIA, May 21 (UPI) -- Chase Utley beat out an infield hit to drive in Bobby Abreu with the go-ahead run in the eighth Friday night as Philadelphia rallied past San Diego, 5-4.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Los Angeles 0

PHILADELPHIA, May 20 (UPI) -- Brett Myers tossed his second career shutout Thursday night as Philadelphia handed Los Angeles its seventh straight loss, 4-0.

MLB: Colorado 7, Philadelphia 6

DENVER, May 16 (UPI) -- Jeromy Burnitz's fourth hit, an infield single with two out in the bottom of the eighth, was the difference Sunday as Colorado beat Philadelphia, 7-6.

MLB: Philadelphia 10, San Francisco 4

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 (UPI) -- Marlon Byrd delivered a bases-loaded triple and Pat Burrell had three hits as the Philadelphia Phillies rolled to a 10-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants.

Phillies sign outfielder Marlon Byrd

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Center fielder Marlon Byrd has re-signed with the Philadelphia Phillies for one year, General Manager Ruben Amara said Wednesday.

Philadelphia 7, Atlanta 6 (10 innings)

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Chase Utley delivered a game-winning single in the 10th inning Saturday as Philadelphia snapped a six-game losing streak with a 7-6 win over Atlanta.

Florida 6, Philadelphia 5

MIAMI, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Josh Beckett pitched seven superb innings Wednesday night and Florida moved within reach of the NL wild card spot by downing Philadelphia, 6-5.

Philadelphia 8, Atlanta 3

ATLANTA, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Bobby Abreu and Pat Burrell had RBI singles in the first Thursday night and Brett Myers made the early stand to give Philadelphia an 8-3 win over Atlanta.

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Philadelphia 9, Colorado 1

PHILADELPHIA, April 24 (UPI) -- Chase Utley hit a grand slam in his third career at bat Thursday to help the Philadelphia Phillies finish off a sweep of the Colorado Rockies, 9-1.
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Philadelphia Phillies Chase Utley throws to first base avoiding New York Mets Alex Cora and completing the double play in the fourth inning at Citi Field in New York City on June 10, 2009. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Chase Cameron Utley (pronounced /ˈʌtliː/; born December 17, 1978) is a second baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball. A native of the Greater Los Angeles area, he was raised in the city of Long Beach. He was a star baseball player at Long Beach Polytechnic High School before moving on to UCLA.

Utley bats left-handed and throws right-handed. Since becoming a permanent fixture as the Phillies' second baseman, Utley has demonstrated versatility as a player and as an athlete, spending some time at first base as well. As his fielding has improved over his career, Utley is seen in combination with Jimmy Rollins as one of the best middle-infield combinations in the NL. Utley is considered by fans to be a team leader, alongside Rollins and Ryan Howard.

Utley played in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Cotuit Kettleers, an amateur baseball team, in 1999 while he was still attending UCLA. After his summer experience with Cotuit and college career, Utley was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the first round (15th pick) of the 2000 amateur draft and played for the Phillies' farm system with the Batavia Muckdogs (A-short season; now a Cardinals affiliate) in 2000, the Clearwater Phillies (A, now Clearwater Threshers) in 2001, and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons (AAA; now a Yankees affiliate) in 2002 and 2003.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Chase Utley."
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