FACT OR FICTION? – Flyers Playoff Opponents, Eagles Draft, Cody Asche, Ryne Sandberg

This week, Dan and Randy face off in a new Fact or Fiction discussing the Flyers best match-up in the playoffs, whether the Eagles will go wide receiver in the first round of the NFL draft, and early impressions on Cody Asche and Ryne Sandberg so far for the 2014 Phillies. 1) The Penguins would’ve […] The post FACT OR FICTION? – Flyers Playoff Opponents, Eagles Draft, Cody...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Asche Showing Signs for Promising Career

Cody Asche came out of the gates on fire on Opening Day, smashing a home run, driving in two and scoring four times in the Phillies’ 14-10 win over Texas. Asche has now been in the league for 52 games—a little less than a third of a full season. It is time to start looking at his numbers and thinking about him less as a serviceable player, and more as a future All-Star. It...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Win Wild Opener, Beat Rangers with Two Touchdowns

Asche had a bash. (MLB). It was a crazy afternoon in North Texas. The Phillies cracked 17 hits and added six walks, beating the Rangers 14-10, scoring the most runs on Opening Day since 1900. —————— We’ve Got the Runs -Offensively challenged is a term I would use to describe the Phillies during the last few seasons. Since the start of 2012, the Phils reached the 10...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

As expected, Cody Asche claims third base job; Phillies reassign Maikel Franco

The Phillies hoped the competition for the third base job would have been more heated. After going 2-for-4 with a solo homer against the Pirates on Saturday afternoon, Cody Asche — the incumbent at the hot corner — brought his Grapefruit League average up to .175. His competition, 21-year-old top prospect Maikel Franco, wasn’t faring any better with a .184 average and a .409...
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25 days ago  |  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...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' Cody Asche diagnosed with hand bruise after scary hit by pitch

The Phillies had a bit of scare on Sunday afternoon, as starting third baseman Cody Asche took a fastball to the bottom of his right hand in their Grapefruit League game against the Pirates. The plunking by southpaw Yao-Hsun Yang was pretty clearly unintentional. Asche stayed on the ground for a minute or two as he was looked at by the trainer. He pointed to the bottom of his hand...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Fantasized Treasure and the Philadelphia Phillies

In baseball, the unrealized situation provides the illusion of trumping reality; for instance, many Philadelphia Phillies fans bemoan the prospects lost but do not celebrate the keeping of Domonic Brown. Have those gems shined with their new teams? Please, scroll down for this edition of Nitecap Insight: The Brown Controversy. TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers:  This article...
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Trading Tomorrow for 2014′s Philadelphia Phillies

In the front office,  the first thoughts for next year are forming in private conversations, and some involve Cody Asche, the third baseman of the Philadelphia Phillies. Will he be in Ryne Sandberg’s lineup next April? TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects on...
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Third baseman Cody Asche gets promoted to the Philadelphia Phillies

Today, around the noon time hour, word was going around on Twitter that the Philadelphia Phillies had called up Cody Asche to the big league club. Well, that news was true and the Phillies did promote third baseman Cody Asche to the big league club and to make room on the roster for him, they designated outfielder Steve Susdorf for assignment. With this move happening, many Phillies...
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2013: #5 3B Cody Asche

Third baseman Cody Asche made a major impact in the Phillies developmental ranks in 2012 and became one of the team’s fastest rising prospects during his first full season as a professional.  Selected in the fourth round of the 2011 amateur draft out of the University of Nebraska, Asche is among a small group of talented prospects that could be contributing at the big league level...
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March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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