Since he’s about to be 37-years-old this month, it’ll likely be a one-year deal as the team. It’ll likely be less than the $11 million salary that the team declined. When the team did decline his option, he did receive a $2 million buyout.
After being acquired, he appeared in 34 games. He had a .202 batting average with three home runs and nine RBI’s.
He was the Phillies 2000 first-round draft pick out of the UCLA Bruins.
He spent 13-years with the Phillies. He had a .281 batting average with 236 home runs and 925 RBI’s in 1,551 games in the red and white uniform.
According to Baseball Reference projections says he’ll have a .247 batting average with 11 home runs and 52 RBI’s.
The Dodgers will continue to add pitching once they sign Utley. Since the top pitchers are off the market, they’ll attempt to add middle-tier pitchers in replacing top pitcher Zack Greinke, who recently signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks.