Utley asked friend with Mets to pass along apology to Tejada
FOX Sports 1 MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal says Utley asked a friend of his with the Mets to pass along his apology, and to tell Tejada that he didn’t mean to hurt him.
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— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 11, 2015
“In no way shape or form was I trying to hurt Ruben,” said Utley, who had reached with a pinch-hit single. "I slid in hard like I have for 12 years. I feel terrible about the outcome. I’ve reached out to Ruben via David Wright "
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