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Phillies officially announce Chase Utley traded to Dodgers

The Phillies turned another page in their rebuilding plan Wednesday by trading second baseman Chase Utley, one of the city's most beloved athletes, to the Los Angeles Dodgers for two minor-leaguers. The team announced the trade late Wednesday after a 7-4 victory over the Tornoto Blue Jays at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies reportedly will send the Dodgers $4 million of the roughly $6 million Utley is owed through this season, including the buyout of his option for 2016. At the conclusion of the game, Utley tipped his cap to fans behind the home dugout as he entered the tunnel. "The hardest part for me is leaving the city of Philadelphia," Utley said at a late-night news...

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