National League Championship Series

Dodgers' Chase Utley crashes the Cubs' World Series party in 2-0 win

Dodgers' Chase Utley crashes the Cubs' World Series party in 2-0 win

The coaches of the Dodgers maintain a highlight reel of the eldest player on their roster. They show it to his teammates as an example to follow. They hope to teach the others on the club, professionals who play the game at the highest level, to mimic the effort, intensity and attention to detail of Chase Utley.

Utley does not like the attention. But his performance still offers lessons for instruction, like in the ninth inning of a 2-0 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday, when Utley scored from first base after a dropped third strike and a throwing error. He barreled through the 6-foot-3, 230-pound frame of Chicago reliever Hector Rondon to score the insurance run.

“He would...

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