Utley, Polanco placed on DL
The Philadelphia Phillies placed second baseman Chase Utley and third baseman Placido Polanco on the disabled list Tuesday.
Utley has a sprained thumb and Polanco has been bothered by an elbow injury.
Utley suffered the injury while sliding into second base Monday night in a failed attempt to stretch a leadoff single into a double against Cincinnati. An MRI on Tuesday wasn't clear about the severity of the sprain. Utley headed back to Philadelphia to see a hand specialist ...
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