Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/27/12
PHILADELPHIA -- Lost in the heroics and good fortune from Cliff Lee, the Phillies hard-luck left-hander who went a whole calendar year between wins at Citizens Bank Park before his seven sharp innings on Sunday, was the ongoing quiet yet productive performance of a veteran utility infielder who has taken the reins at third base for the Phillies in August. Lee was only able to drive in the game's first run -- with a one-out double in the fifth inning -- because Kevin Frandsen led off with a single. The 30-year-old Frandsen, who played the season's first four months at Triple-A Lehigh Valley, went 2-for-4 as the Phillies collected their fourth straight win. Although former All-Star third baseman Placido Polanco returned from a month-long stay on the disabled list on August 20, Frandsen has started four straight games at third and in five of the seven games since Polanco was activated. Frandsen has hit safely in 20 of his 24 starts since summoned to the big leagues. He has nine m...
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