Placido Polanco Injury Update: Phillies 3B Not In Lineup Vs. Red Sox On Friday

For the second straight game Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco will be out of the lineup with left knee soreness. Ty Wigginton will be filling in for Polanco at third base.

Other than Wigginton, the rest of the current Phillies lineup is 0-14 against Red Sox starter Daniel Bard. Wigginton has gone 2-6 (two singles) against Bard. The Red Sox will not use designated hitter David Ortiz at first base tonight. Adrian Gonzalez will start at first base instead.

Here is the complete Phillies lineup for Friday's game which will start at 7:05 p.m.:

Jimmy Rollins, SS
Juan Pierre, LF
Shane Victorino, CF
Hunter Pence, RF
Carlos Ruiz, C
Ty Wigginton, 3B
John Mayberry, 1B
Freddy Galvis, 2B
Cole Hamels, P

The Red Sox will use the following lineup:

Mike Aviles, SS
Dustin Pedroia, 2B
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B
Cody Ross, RF
Will Middlebrooks, 3B
Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C
Daniel Nava, LF
Marlon Byrd, CF
Daniel Bard, P

For more on the Phillies, please be sure to check out our blog The Good Phight and SB Nation Philly for all the latest news and updates.

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