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Chase Utley booed in his first rehab game

San Diego Padres v Philadelphia Phillies

PHILADELPHIA - MAY 12: Second baseman Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies watches the game from the dugout during a game against the San Diego Padres at Citizens Bank Park on May 12, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Padres won 2-1. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

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Man, Clearwater can be tough:

The crowd is thinning here at Bright House Field as the game heads to extra innings, but a few of the fans that remained booed Chase Utley after Tampa Yankees lefty Rigaberto Arrebato struck him out to end the bottom of the ninth inning.

Arrebato got Utley to swing through an offspeed pitch and the boos followed.

Yes, he had a bad day: 0 for 5 with three strikeouts. But mercy, it’s his FIRST GAME ALL YEAR. And it’s a freakin’ rehab game in Florida. You’d think he’d be cut some slack.