Phillies

Cody Asche Activated

(Photo credit: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

(Photo credit: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Phillies
Upcoming Games

Buy Phillies Tickets Full Schedule
Thursday Jun 18
vs. Orioles
Phillies Central
Shop for Phillies Gear
Buy Phillies Tickets

MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Phillies announced they have activated third baseman Cody Asche on Friday.

Asche has spent a month on the disabled list with a strained hamstring tendon. The third baseman, who turns 24-years-old on June 30th, batted .615 (8-13) with two doubles and three home runs in five games at Single-A (Lakewood) and Triple-A (Lehigh Valley) during a rehab stint.

The Phillies also announced on Friday that Reid Brignac was placed on the 15-day DL. Brignac had been primarily replacing Asche at third base. He had 17 hits–including a few clutch ones–in 74 plate appearances, but suffered a sprained ankle sliding into first base on Thursday night.

Also, Cliff Lee is expected to throw a bullpen session on Friday in St. Louis.

 

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 34,919 other followers