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Utley on base for 26th straight game

Updated: October 28, 2009, 10:06 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Chase Utley has set a postseason record by reaching base in 26 straight games.

The Philadelphia Phillies' All-Star second baseman walked against New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia in the first inning of Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday night. Utley homered in the third and sixth innings to put Philadelphia ahead 2-0.

Utley went 0-for-4 in his first playoff game in 2007. He has since reached base safely via a hit or walk in every postseason game he has played.

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