Phillies activate 3B Polanco from disabled list

The Philadelphia Phillies have activated third baseman Placido

Polanco from the disabled list and sent infielder Hector Luna to

Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Polanco, who was sidelined with lower back inflammation since

July 23, was in the starting lineup and batting seventh against

Cincinnati on Monday night.

Polanco is batting .255 with two homers and 19 RBIs. Kevin

Frandsen started 20 games in Polanco’s absence and is hitting .329

with a homer and six RBIs.