Former Huskies 3B Asche Makes Major League Debut

By KBJR News 1

August 1, 2013 Updated Aug 1, 2013 at 8:55 PM CST

Philadelphia, PA (NNCNOW.com) --- Former Duluth Huskies third baseman Cody Asche made his major league debut on Tuesday and his first major league start on Wednesday with the Philadelphia Phillies.

The 23-year-old played for the Huskies in 2009 and 2010 and has posted .295 batting average in Triple-A Lehigh Valley with 15 home runs.

Asche came into the game on Tuesday as a pinch-hitter before starting at third base on Wednesday. Asche went 0-4 at the plate but impressed the team defensively.

Asche's parents, girlfriend, brother, and his brother's fiance will all in attendance at Citizens Bank Park for his debut.

Posted by Sarah Wheeler
swheeler@kbjr.com