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Manuel rests Werth, tweaks lineup

Updated: May 29, 2010, 12:23 AM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- In the midst of a five-game slide, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel made a pair of lineup changes, looking for a spark.

Jayson Werth wasn't in the starting lineup, with Ross Gload getting the call in right field and Raul Ibanez batting fifth -- Werth's usual spot -- for the first time this season. Third baseman Placido Polanco, who has battled a sore left elbow in recent weeks, also wasn't in the lineup, with Greg Dobbs making just his sixth start of the season there.

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