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.
Utley-Tejada collision. That is brutal. pic.twitter.com/5qQcPEcVBt
— Matt Norlander (@MattNorlander) October 11, 2015
Here is the take-out slide by Utley (via @AmazinAvenue) pic.twitter.com/nUDNMAQtur
— HuffPost Sports (@HuffPostSports) October 11, 2015
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.