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Remember Chase Utley's dirty slide on Jedd Gyorko last month?

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Chase Utley's heinous slide last night that broke Ruben Tejada's leg is still the talk of the baseball world, and for good reason. People who were rightfully appalled scoured Utley's past to reveal that this sort of garbage is a pattern of behavior. One such instance was also against Ruben Tejada... all the way back in 2010. Another occurrence, which you may recall because it took place just last month, took place against the Padres. Seattle-based freelancer, formerly of the San Jose Mercury News, Mike Rosenberg dug up this fine example of Utley being a hockey goon, with Jedd Gyorko taking the brunt of it. Fortunately, Gyorko wasn't injured on the play, but Utley's intent is clearly there. His left arm is approximately 87 yards away from second base, and he slid with his right spikes aiming for Gyorko's left leg.