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• Catcher Carlos Ruiz is on schedule to begin running Tuesday. Ruiz, on the disabled list with plantar fasciitis since Aug. 3, has been taking batting practice and caught Cliff Lee's bullpen session Thursday.

"Everything is progressing," assistant general manager Scott Proefrock said. "I think it was four to six weeks from the time, so we think he'll be back somewhere in that time frame."

• Placido Polanco is still dealing with lingering back problems, manager Charlie Manuel said. The veteran third baseman returned from a DL stint stemming from lower back inflammation Monday. Kevin Frandsen started at the hot corner Friday.

• The five hitless innings thrown by the Phillies' bullpen in Thursday's victory over the Reds marked just the second time in the last six seasons that their relief corps did not give up a hit in a game it pitched at least five innings. In a 4-1, 13-inning win on July 21, 2009, Ryan Madson, Brad Lidge, Chan Ho Park and Clay Condrey teamed up to no-hit the Cubs over six innings.

• Juan Pierre entered Friday needing just one stolen base to tie Maury Wills for 19th place all time. The veteran outfielder's 585 career swipes are the most among active players. He has a team-leading 31 this season.

• Phillies prospects Tommy Joseph, Darin Ruf and Cesar Hernandez were named postseason Eastern League All-Stars on Friday. Ruf, of Double-A Reading, hit his 34th home run Thursday, tying him with former Phillies slugger Greg Luzinski for third place all time on Reading's single-season list.

• Catcher Carlos Ruiz is on schedule to begin running Tuesday. Ruiz, on the disabled list with plantar fasciitis since Aug. 3, has been taking batting practice and caught Cliff Lee's bullpen session Thursday.

"Everything is progressing," assistant general manager Scott Proefrock said. "I think it was four to six weeks from the time, so we think he'll be back somewhere in that time frame."

• Placido Polanco is still dealing with lingering back problems, manager Charlie Manuel said. The veteran third baseman returned from a DL stint stemming from lower back inflammation Monday. Kevin Frandsen started at the hot corner Friday.

• The five hitless innings thrown by the Phillies' bullpen in Thursday's victory over the Reds marked just the second time in the last six seasons that their relief corps did not give up a hit in a game it pitched at least five innings. In a 4-1, 13-inning win on July 21, 2009, Ryan Madson, Brad Lidge, Chan Ho Park and Clay Condrey teamed up to no-hit the Cubs over six innings.

• Juan Pierre entered Friday needing just one stolen base to tie Maury Wills for 19th place all time. The veteran outfielder's 585 career swipes are the most among active players. He has a team-leading 31 this season.

• Phillies prospects Tommy Joseph, Darin Ruf and Cesar Hernandez were named postseason Eastern League All-Stars on Friday. Ruf, of Double-A Reading, hit his 34th home run Thursday, tying him with former Phillies slugger Greg Luzinski for third place all time on Reading's single-season list.