NEW YORK — A person familiar with the process says Chase Utley’s appeal hearing for his two-game
MLB and the players’ association were working to schedule the hearing before special assistant to the commissioner John McHale Jr., the person said, speaking on condition of anonymity because no statements were authorized.
Utley was penalized Sunday by MLB Chief Baseball Officer Joe Torre, who said Utley’s takeout of Mets shortstop Rubin Tejada in Game 2 on Saturday was an “illegal slide.” Tejada’s right leg was broken, and he will miss the rest of the
McHale had been MLB’s executive
Ronald Blum, The Associated Press