Shane Victorino will continue his rehab progression this weekend playing for the IronPigs in Lehigh Valley. It looks like Victorino should be ready to re-join the team when he is eligible to come off the disabled list. He is actually eligible on Monday, but the Phillies are off, so his first return to the line-up would be Tuesday against the Padres.
That said, it'll be interesting to see how Charlie Manuel handles Victorino's return. His replacement in center field, Jayson Werth, has been incredibly hot as of late. He's hitting over .300 and has hit four home runs in his last five games, including one last night.
Victorino's speed is so valuable in center field, it'd be tough to keep him out of that position. Werth will likely slide back to right, where he shares time with Geoff Jenkins. Might Werth, who was used early in the season primarily against left-handers, have earned himself some more playing time in right?