2013 Phillies Report Card: Chase Utley

I keep this line in my mind: .332/.410/.566. That was Chase Utley‘s triple slash line in 2007, which was, broken wrist and playoff oh-fer notwithstanding, his greatest year. An elite defensive up-the-middle player producing that much with the bat, running the bases as well as Utley did…it was really something to see. Perhaps Prime Utley wasn’t as spectacular to watch as Prime Iverson or Prime Lindros or Prime Dawkins, but in terms of being the best player in the game at a given moment, he was in that neighborhood.

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