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Chase Utley's return to Philadelphia comes with a wallop in Dodgers' 15-5 win

Chase Utley's return to Philadelphia comes with a wallop in Dodgers' 15-5 win

As each home run took flight, a sea of red rose to salute a player wearing the visiting gray of the Dodgers. The sports fans of this city carry a reputation for a charming blend of passion and poison, but they have never been considered traitorous. Only one player can make them root against their own.

They know Chase Utley as “The Man” in this town, a nickname bestowed upon him a decade ago by legendary broadcaster Harry Kalas, and his return to Citizens Bank Park in a 15-5 Dodgers victory incited a series of wonders. Utley spent 15 years inside the Phillies organization, and the crowd rewarded him with unceasing adulation.

The first ovation he received delayed...

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