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MLB’s new “Utley Rule” costs Braves a baserunner in 4-3 loss to Nats

ATLANTA (AP) – Major League Baseball’s new “Chase Utley Rule” has cost the Atlanta Braves a baserunner in their opening game against the Washington Nationals. Max Scherzer walked Nick Markakis to lead off the seventh inning Monday. On Hector Olivera’s grounder to third base, Markakis slid wide into second base, upending Daniel Murphy after he took the throw from third…