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Cody Asche | Outfielder

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (25) / 6/30/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 201
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Cody Asche went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Friday's loss to the Brewers.
Asche scored on an RBI single by Chase Utley in the ninth inning, but the Phillies would do no further damage, falling by a final of 3-1. The double was his ninth of the season. He's now working on a little seven-game hitting streak while hitting .258/.296/.390 with six homers and 21 RBI. Aug 15 - 1:14 AM

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Cody Asche went 2-for-3 with a two-run double and a run scored, helping the Phillies defeat the Blue Jays 3-2 on Tuesday.

Asche tied the game at two apiece in the fifth inning when he hit a two-run double to right-center against Felix Doubront. He'd later score the go-ahead and eventual game-winning run on Andres Blanco's double. The third baseman is on a five-game hitting streak, but has been well below average for a corner outfielder this season, batting .251/.284/.373 with five home runs and 19 RBI.
Jul 28 - 10:06 PM

Cody Asche belted his fourth home run of the season in a losing effort against the Brewers on Thursday.

Now serving as the Phillies' primary left fielder, Asche had himself quite a night at the dish, going 3-for-5 with a pair of runs scored and two RBI, and he also drew a walk. For the season, he's slashing .254/.289/.362 with four long balls and 11 RBI.
Jul 2 - 10:46 PM

Phillies recalled 3B/OF Cody Asche from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Asche batted .295/.358/.393 with one homer over 15 games for Lehigh Valley while making the conversion from third base to left field. The Phillies will make a corresponding move prior to Friday's game.
May 29 - 11:37 AM

Phillies optioned 3B Cody Asche to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

He'll make the transition to left field while he's there. The Phillies will go with Cesar Hernandez and Andres Blanco at third base for now, but Maikel Franco is expected to take over at the position this weekend. Asche got off to a great start this season, but he's really cooled off of late with just four hits over 33 at-bats this month.
May 11 - 10:34 PM

Cody Asche shagged fly balls in left field during batting practice prior to Tuesday's game.

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg didn't deny that it could be related to an eventual promotion of Maikel Franco to take over at third base. "We’re covering all bases, preparing for situations that could arise," the skipper said. Asche, who also worked out some in left field during spring training, is hitting .303/.352/.424 with a couple homers this season. Franco is batting .333/.371/.512 with one homer at Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Source: CSN Philly
Apr 29 - 10:53 AM

Cody Asche provided the Phillies their only run with a solo home run in a losing effort against the Marlins on Wednesday.

Asche tied the game at one apiece with a second-inning blast against Jarred Cosart. He finished 1-for-3 on the night. Since jumping out to a fast start, Asche has cooled off in recent days, as he's now 4-for-23 in his last six games. His fantasy impact is rather limited as he's not even a lock to finish with double digits in home runs and doesn't do much else offensively.
Apr 22 - 10:13 PM

Cody Asche went 3-for-3 with a walk and a double as the Phillies dropped Wednesday's game to the Mets.

Asche, quietly, has started the season on a torrid pace. Following Tuesday's effort, he's hitting a cool .500 (12-for-24). That being said, 11 of those hits are singles. The pace, of course, isn't sustainable as Asche hit .252 and slugged .390 last season -- both are more indicative of his skill level.
Apr 15 - 9:55 PM

Cody Asche is back in the Phillies' lineup Monday.

Asche sat out a few games with tightness in his back. He will start at third base on Opening Day.
Mar 30 - 8:53 AM

Cody Asche has been scratched from the Phillies' lineup Thursday due to back tightness.

Asche felt the discomfort during pre-game stretching. It doesn't sound like anything to be concerned about. The 24-year-old will open the 2015 season as the Phillies' starting third baseman, though top prospect Maikel Franco is hot on his tail. Asche could eventually move to the outfield.
Mar 26 - 11:24 AM

Cody Asche hit his second homer of the spring Friday against the Pirates.

With Maikel Franco struggling, Asche appears set to have third base all to himself once the season starts. He got off to a slow start last season, but he was adequate from May onward. We're not expecting a real breakthrough this year, but... well, adequacy isn't such a bad thing.
Mar 20 - 4:35 PM

Cody Asche (arm) is back in the Phillies' lineup for Thursday's Grapefruit League game.

He will bat sixth and start at third base against the Tigers. Asche had been sidelined since taking a pitch off his right triceps on Monday afternoon. He only suffered a bruise.
Mar 12 - 10:08 AM

Cody Asche (arm) is expected to return to the Phillies' Grapefruit League lineup Thursday.

Asche has been on the shelf since taking a pitch off his right triceps on Monday. The third baseman only suffered a minor bruise and should be completely fine for the beginning of the 2015 regular season.
Mar 12 - 9:03 AM

Cody Asche was lifted from Monday's Grapefruit League game after getting hit by a pitch in his right arm.

The diagnosis from the Phillies was a mild right triceps bruise. Asche was starting at third base Monday. He is also expected to see some action at first base and left field this spring with prospect Maikel Franco knocking on the door at the hot corner.
Mar 9 - 2:44 PM

Cody Asche is getting some work in left field at the Phillies' complex in Clearwater, Florida.

The possibility has been discussed for a while with top prospect Maikel Franco close to the majors, so the Phillies want to keep their options open for the future. "He’s still our third baseman," Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. said. "We view him as our opening day third baseman. "But we have introduced him to some outfield. He’s doing some light drills out there, getting acclimated to outfield drills, rudimentary stuff." While Asche still figures to begin the year as the starting third baseman, look for him to get some game action in the outfield during spring training.
Feb 2 - 5:51 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Carlos Ruiz
2Cameron Rupp
1B1Ryan Howard
2Darin Ruf
2B1Cesar Hernandez
2Andres Blanco
3Darnell Sweeney
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Maikel Franco
LF1Cody Asche
2Aaron Altherr
CF1Odubel Herrera
RF1Domonic Brown
2Jeff Francoeur
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Aaron Harang
2Aaron Nola
3Matt Harrison
4Adam Morgan
5Jerad Eickhoff
6Alec Asher
7Cliff Lee
8Chad Billingsley
9Jonathan Pettibone
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ken Giles
2Justin De Fratus
3Luis Garcia
4Jeanmar Gomez
5Mario Hollands
6Elvis Araujo
7Hector Neris
8Adam Loewen
9Jerome Williams