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Phillies Nation TV – Episode 9: Hitting Lesson and Minor League News

This week on Phillies Nation TV presented by BQ Basement Systems, the guys breakdown the Phillies crowded outfield now that Cody Asche is making the move out and Domonic Brown is returning.  Who will stay, who will go, who will platoon?  They have all the answers. Kevin Wilson from KW Baseball joins Corey at Everybody Hits batting cage on W. Girard Ave. for an exclusive hitting...
Via Phillies Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies demote Cody Asche to Triple-A to learn left field

Life comes at you fast and it looks like that happened to Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Cody Asche. Last night, Asche was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley as the Phillies believe that he is better suited playing left field. This news was shocking to everybody in the clubhouse including Asche, who had this to say about his demotion, “Going forward as an organization, it’s...
Via Total Sports Live
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cody Asche is not a second baseman; Phillies find him "average" at third base

View image | Upon hearing the news that third baseman Cody Asche had been optioned to AAA Lehigh Valley to work on becoming an outfielder. Many fans were confused by the move. The move cleared the way for prospect Maikel Franco to permanently claim the position later this week....
Via Philliedelphia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Asche to Lehigh Valley; Franco Up Soon?

On Monday night, the Phillies sent Cody Asche to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. With the Iron Pigs, the second baseman-turned-third baseman will learn another position: left field. The Phillies are doing so to allow Maikel Franco the freedom to play third base every day once he’s in the big leagues. Asche, 24, is hitting .245 this year with 2 home runs and only 4 RBI. His defense has...
Via Phillies Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Asche sent to IronPigs, Franco close to joining Phils

After Monday nights 4-3 loss to the Pittsburg Pirates, the Phillies announced they have optioned third baseman Cody Asche to Triple-A. Asche will join the IronPigs on Tuesday to transition into a left fielder. It is expected Asche will stay with the IronPigs for at least 10 days until the Phillies believe he is ready to play Left Field in a productiveway for the big club. The Phillies...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies third baseman Cody Asche worked out in the outfield yesterday as Maikel Franco rakes at AAA

View image | When will the Phillies see Maikel Franco? Where will he play when the day comes? That question might need to be answered soon, and the Phillies are exploring possibilities now. The Phillies appear to be looking at the possibility of moving Cody Asche out of third...
Via Philliedelphia
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cody Asche Turning The Page, and Taking Notes

Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Cody Asche, left, throws to first base for the out against Washington Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman during the first inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) It was just one season ago when the Phillies were hopeful, but unsure if Cody Asche could fill the void as the clubs full...
Via The Sports Journal
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Storyline: Asche vs. Early Utley Through the Phillies’ System

For these two infielders, the main difference between 2004 and 2014 is the fans’ patience toward the Philadelphia Phillies and Cody Asche. Will this affect the third baseman’s future? There will be a published Storyline and/or Red Alert each week.  Please, scroll down for this edition of Genuine Insight: Total Comparison. TAL’S STORYLINES Welcome, Newcomers: This...
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Fixing the Cody Asche problem

Polanco is one of many all-star third basemen that played for the Phillies The obvious problem with the Philadelphia Phillies is the bullpen, but it is not the only one the Phillies have.  The offense has surprised some people so far this season, but third base has been a hole in the lineup.  The Phillies have a history of good to great third baseman.  From perhaps the greatest...
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia Phillies third baseman?

The Philadelphia Phillies already know who is on first base, what they have at second base, and that when looking at shortstop, well, he doesn’t give a darn.  The only spot in the infield that is up for grabs is third base, which was manned by Michael Young and Cody Asche last season.  Asche took over after Young was traded away and provided some hope to be the team’s future...
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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