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NLCS Game 5: Phillies lineup versus Tim Lincecum

Oct 21, 2010, 4:44 PM EST

Charlie Manuel

Here’s the Phillies’ lineup for Game 5 of the NLCS tonight against Tim Lincecum:

1. Shane Victorino, CF
2. Placido Polanco, 3B
3. Chase Utley, 2B
4. Ryan Howard, 1B
5. Jayson Werth, RF
6. Jimmy Rollins, SS
7. Raul Ibanez, LF
8. Carlos Ruiz, C
9. Roy Halladay, P

Ibanez was benched in favor of Ben Francisco with left-hander Madison Bumgarner on the mound for the Giants last night, but he’s back in the lineup against the right-handed Lincecum.

Charlie Manuel has also ended the brief switch of putting Polanco in between left-handed bats Utley and Howard, perhaps realizing that he’s not a strong enough right-handed hitter to really punish the Giants for bringing in left-handed specialist Javier Lopez anyway.

  1. skerney - Oct 21, 2010 at 5:13 PM

    Charge Of The Light Brigade

  2. Jonny 5 - Oct 21, 2010 at 7:24 PM

    Next time you’re found, with your chin on the ground
    There a lot to be learned, so look around

    Just what makes that little old ant
    Think he’ll move that rubber tree plant
    Anyone knows an ant, can’t
    Move a rubber tree plant

    But he’s got high hopes, he’s got high hopes
    He’s got high apple pie, in the sky hopes

    So any time you’re gettin’ low
    ‘stead of lettin’ go
    Just remember that ant
    Oops there goes another rubber tree plant

    When troubles call, and your back’s to the wall
    There a lot to be learned, that wall could fall

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