Utley's HR power speaks loudly for him

Quiet, driven second baseman more focused on winning than on Reggie-esque display

Originally Published: November 2, 2009
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies second baseman Chase Utley has numerous positive attributes, but a flair for media relations isn't among them. Ask Utley to expound upon his personal achievements, and he'll offer up platitudes wrapped in a monotone inside a blank expression.

Reporters often feel obligated to wait out Utley for a comment after big games. But the guy is better than an athlete's foot epidemic at emptying a locker room.

Insight-starved media members shouldn't feel ...

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