Game 122: Polanco Returns

Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay gave up two hits and one earned run in eight innings of play. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)

The Phillies have activated Placido Polanco from the disabled list and put him in the lineup for tonight’s game at Citizens Bank Park against the Cincinnati Reds. Hector Luna has been optioned to Lehigh Valley.

Tonight is the first of a four-game series with the sizzling Reds who are 74-48. The Phillies are 56-65.

Roy Halladay (6-7, 3.80) goes against Reds RHP Mike Leake (5-7, 4.29).

Here is the Phillies lineup.

1.Jimmy Rollins, SS

2. Juan Pierre, LF

3. Chase Utley, 2B

4. Ryan Howard, 1B

5. John Mayberry Jr., CF

6. Domonic Brown, RF

7. Placido Polanco, 3B

8. Erik Kratz, C

9. Roy Halladay, P