Brown gets day off, Francisco hitting fifth vs. lefty Davis

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Ben Francisco will start in right field for Domonic Brown and hit fifth in the lineup. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP Photo)

Rookie right fielder Domonic Brown, who enters today with two hits in his last 25 at-bats, will get the day off against Cubs lefty Doug Davis.

Ben Francisco is batting fifth.

Placido Polanco, who has hit fifth the last two nights, also gets the day off.

Here is the line-up:

  1. Jimmy Rollins SS
  2. Shane Victorino CF
  3. Chase Utley 2B
  4. Ryan Howard 1B
  5. Ben Francisco RF
  6. Raul Ibanez LF
  7. Carlos Ruiz C
  8. Wilson Valdez 3B
  9. Roy Oswalt RHP

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