Chase Utley is out of the Phillies' starting lineup for the first time since July 6 as the Phils open up a three-game series w
Even though the media -- social, mainstream and otherwise -- is a abuzz with the potential for an active trade deadline for the Phillies, the players have been able to ignore most of the chatter.
They were in the press box and the stands. They loitered in the hallways. A bunch of them spilled out of the dining room together just before the game began. They were everywhere.