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Phillies set to activate Cody Asche from the disabled list

Jun 19, 2014, 6:43 PM EDT

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Cody Asche has been out for a month with a hamstring injury, but the Phillies are expected to activate the third baseman from the disabled list Friday.

Asche showed that he’s ready by going 5-for-6 with a home run in two minor-league rehab games at Triple-A. Before the injury he hit .258 with four homers and a .771 OPS in 40 games, improving upon his rookie OPS by 80 points.

He’ll resume starting every day at third base for Philadelphia, which has been using Reid Brignac as the primary fill-in.

  1. aphillieated - Jun 19, 2014 at 7:34 PM

    Yes! And when we get Lee back too, oh man it’s a wrap.

  2. toodrunktotastethischicken - Jun 19, 2014 at 9:40 PM

    Couldn’t come at a better time considering by the looks of it in St. Louis Reid Brignac messed up his ankle.

  3. mungman69 - Jun 20, 2014 at 2:22 AM

    Here come the Phillies

  4. Francisco (FC) - Jun 20, 2014 at 6:48 AM

    Ah yes, now my Phellow Phans come out of the wood works. Where were you people during the last skid!?

    • aphillieated - Jun 20, 2014 at 10:57 AM

      working and paying bills.

      • Francisco (FC) - Jun 20, 2014 at 10:58 AM

        So was I but I always had time to put in: Dang you Ruben, Dang you to heck! in these her parts.

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