Ruben Tejada Carted Off FIeld After Takeout Slide By Chase Utley

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In an effort to break up a potential inning-ending double-play in the seventh inning of Game 2 of the NLDS, Dodgers’ Chase Utley took out New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada with this takeout slide.

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After the collision, Tejada had to be carted off the field after his leg was put in an air cast. As a result of the slide, the umpires didn’t grant Tejada the neighborhood play and Utley was declared safe.