No Polanco for next two days

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Placido Polanco will not see any game action for at least the next two days. (Yong Kim/Staff File Photo)

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The Phillies say they aren't worried about Placido Polanco, who participated in fielding drills on Thursday with his hyperextended left elbow. But he won't be playing in a game for at least the next two days.

Polanco has yet to take batting practice since injuring the elbow Tuesday.

The lineups for the next two days:

FRIDAY vs. Pittsburgh

1. Jimmy Rollins 6
2. Shane Victorino 8
3. Raul Ibanez 7
4. Ryan Howard 3
5. Ross Gload 9
6. Pete Orr 5
7. Carlos Ruiz 2
8. Michael Martinez 4
9. Roy Oswalt 1

SATURDAY at Baltimore (in Sarasota)

1. Rollins 6
2. Victorino 8
3. Ibanez 7
4. Gload 0
5. Ben Francisco 9
6. John Mayberry Jr. 3
7. Orr 5
8. Josh Barfield 4
9. Erik Kratz 2

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Backup catcher Brian Schneider is back with the team after missing a couple of days for personal reasons.

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Reserve infielder Brian Bocock hasn't been in the discussion for a possible middle infield bench spot because of a nagging wrist injury. He expressed frustration regarding the situation Thursday. He hasn't swung a bat since March 8 and doesn't know when he will play again.

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Yes, it's true. Jimmy Rollins is on Twitter and it's actually him. He says he is excited to join the realm of social media. And he's already repping Temple.


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