UPDATE: Chase Utley had a pretty good first day in Florida

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UPDATE: We have some more details about today’s extended spring training game.

Eddie Michaels of the Philadelphia Daily News reports that Utley was able to beat out a throw on a single while David Hale of the Wilmington News Journal adds that he played four innings in the field.

“It felt pretty good just to get back out between the lines,” Utley said. “So far so good and we’ll see how it (right knee) responds tomorrow and go from there.”

1:45 PM: Yes, this is another extended spring training tidbit, but I promise it’s a good one.

According to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com, Chase Utley played in his first extended spring training game this morning in Dunedin, Florida and went 5-for-7 with two home runs.

Of course, Utley has been able to take batting practice without any issues throughout this entire process, so his success at the plate shouldn’t be a huge surprise. I’m more interested to learn if he played in the field and how he felt running the bases.

More to follow.

Report: Angels to sign Justin Bour

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Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Angels have signed 1B/DH Justin Bour to a contract, pending a physical. The Phillies non-tendered Bour last month.

Bour, 30, spent the 2018 season with the Marlins and Phillies, hitting an aggregate .227/.341/.404 with 20 home runs and 59 RBI in 501 plate appearances.

Bour will likely share first base with Albert Pujols, who is coming off of knee and elbow surgeries. Bour could handle right-handers while the 38-year-old Pujols faces lefties.