Phillies’ third baseman Cody Asche tried a driving simulator while using a smartphone, and smashed into a car.
The Phillies couldn’t escape last place in the NL East Sunday after losing 6-5 to the New York Mets.
Andrew McCutchen went 4 for 5 to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-2 rout of the Phillies on Friday.
Ryan Doumit homered and Tommy La Stella had two doubles and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Atlanta Braves to a doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 5-1 victory in the nightcap Saturday.
Bill Campbell discusses Cody Asche, the Phillies and Clayton Kershaw’s perfect game.
The Phillies have now lost two straight after a season-high five-game winning streak.
Adam Wainwright tossed eight strong innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-1 win over Philadelphia that snapped the Phillies’ season-high five-game winning streak on Saturday.
The Phils look for their fifth straight win on Friday night in St. Louis.
Cody Asche is expected to be activated on Friday.
The Phillies placed third baseman Cody Asche on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.
Chris Stigall talked to Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg about a successful weekend against the Reds and eating cat food in his youth.
Sandberg called Asche the hero the last couple of days.
Cody Asche, Jimmy Rollins, Wil Nieves and Marlon Byrd all homered Sunday.
Cole Hamels threw seven sharp innings to earn his 100th career win and the Phillies beat the Cincinnati Reds 12-1 on Saturday night.
Considering the Phillies are in their 132nd season, third base has been an issue for most of their existence.