Tuesday, March 3, 2015

No Polanco for next two days

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.

No Polanco for next two days

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

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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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