Phillies activate Polanco from DL; option Brown

Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp, right, steals third base ahead of the tag from Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco in the eighth inning of an interleague baseball game on Saturday, June 25, 2011, in Philadelphia. Oakland won 4-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

July 30, 2011 5:00:42 PM PDT
The Philadelphia Phillies have activated All-Star third baseman Placido Polanco from the disabled list and optioned outfielder Domonic Brown to the minors to make room for another All-Star, Hunter Pence.