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Utley The Only True Success Story From 2000 Draft

Chase Utley

It always takes some time to analyze how a draft has turned out. In the case of the 2000 Draft, Chase Utley has been as advertised while others have struggled through tough times and injuries. Looking back, it's a good thing that the Phillies didn't pass on Utley.

Round 1 - Chase Utley There is no doubt that Utley has become the class of the 2000 Draft for the Phillies. The so called "baseball rat" has continued to progress and develop his skills, doing everything that the Phillies have asked of him. First, there was the move to third base, then some time at first base and then a seemingly endless stint behind Placido Polanco. Through it all, Utley remained...

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