And that's not a knock on anyone else, just high praise for Salisbury, who's been on the beat for years and has a tremendous grasp of the team’s intentions.
This morning, he wrote how it sure looks like the Phillies are nearing a contract extension with Chase Utley.
Now Salisbury notes that it’s just a hunch, but a hunch backed by observations, conversations and signs. To read about it on CSNPhilly.com, click here.
The Phillies’ 34-year-old second baseman is a free agent at season’s end and has been rumored in the team's trade talks.
The Phillies would never part ways with the godson of the organization's golden era ... right?