With Maikel Franco getting the night off, Cody Asche will start at third base and bat second for the Phillies in their series
Typically, this is the time of the season when Ryan Howard gets hot.
Make that scorching hot.
Maikel Franco is back in the two-hole Thursday night for the Phillies against Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano.
Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman walked onto the field before the 2005 Super Bowl and saw a sign that read, "Eagles, if you win, God take me now."