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• Placido Polanco started at third base out of the seven-hole on Wednesday despite Frandsen's three-hit performance on Tuesday that included two spectacular defensive plays. Entering Wednesday, in 22 career at-bats against Cincinnati's starter, Bronson Arroyo, Polanco hit .364 with a triple, a home run and three RBIs.

Manager Charlie Manuel said Frandsen would play in Thursday's series finale.

"[Frandsen has] been playing really good," the skipper said. "It's hard not to write his name in there. But at the same time, I also feel like we've got to get Polanco some at-bats right now to get him going. Frandsen, I don't have to tell you how good he's been. He's been super."

• Horst remained on the paternity leave list on Wednesday, meaning the Phillies did not have to make a roster move. Right-hander Phillippe Aumont was promoted from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Monday night to take Horst's spot on the active roster. Aumont -- the 11th overall pick of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft, and ranked by MLB.com as the Phillies' No. 7 prospect -- warmed up on Tuesday night but did not get in the game. It's unclear who will be demoted once Horst returns.

• Outfielder Nate Schierholtz took batting practice for the first time since breaking his right toe 10 days ago. The Phillies originally said the injury could sideline Schierholtz for three to four weeks.

• Juan Pierre needs just one more stolen base to tie Maury Wills for 19th place all time in Major League history. Pierre, baseball's active leader with 585 swipes, leads Philadelphia with 31 in 2012.

• Over his eight-year career, closer Jonathan Papelbon has recorded saves against each Major League team except for the Reds, against whom the Phillies have five more games this season. If Papelbon notches a save against the Reds, he will become just the 11th player in Major League history to have at least one against all 30 clubs. Former Phillies Jose Mesa and Ugueth Urbina also accomplished the feat.

• The Phillies hosted '90s Retro Night at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday. Both clubs wore retro uniforms, and former Phillie Tommy Greene threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

• Placido Polanco started at third base out of the seven-hole on Wednesday despite Frandsen's three-hit performance on Tuesday that included two spectacular defensive plays. Entering Wednesday, in 22 career at-bats against Cincinnati's starter, Bronson Arroyo, Polanco hit .364 with a triple, a home run and three RBIs.

Manager Charlie Manuel said Frandsen would play in Thursday's series finale.

"[Frandsen has] been playing really good," the skipper said. "It's hard not to write his name in there. But at the same time, I also feel like we've got to get Polanco some at-bats right now to get him going. Frandsen, I don't have to tell you how good he's been. He's been super."

• Horst remained on the paternity leave list on Wednesday, meaning the Phillies did not have to make a roster move. Right-hander Phillippe Aumont was promoted from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Monday night to take Horst's spot on the active roster. Aumont -- the 11th overall pick of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft, and ranked by MLB.com as the Phillies' No. 7 prospect -- warmed up on Tuesday night but did not get in the game. It's unclear who will be demoted once Horst returns.

• Outfielder Nate Schierholtz took batting practice for the first time since breaking his right toe 10 days ago. The Phillies originally said the injury could sideline Schierholtz for three to four weeks.

• Juan Pierre needs just one more stolen base to tie Maury Wills for 19th place all time in Major League history. Pierre, baseball's active leader with 585 swipes, leads Philadelphia with 31 in 2012.

• Over his eight-year career, closer Jonathan Papelbon has recorded saves against each Major League team except for the Reds, against whom the Phillies have five more games this season. If Papelbon notches a save against the Reds, he will become just the 11th player in Major League history to have at least one against all 30 clubs. Former Phillies Jose Mesa and Ugueth Urbina also accomplished the feat.

• The Phillies hosted '90s Retro Night at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday. Both clubs wore retro uniforms, and former Phillie Tommy Greene threw out the ceremonial first pitch.