Werth out of line-up, Dobbs in

Looks like Jayson Werth's sore left hip will sideline him for tonight. Greg Dobbs is starting in right field and batting fifth tonight against righthander Craig Stammen and the Nationals.

We'll get an update from the Phillies or Werth himself shortly, but the fact that the club called up middle infielder Wilson Valdez to replace Jimmy Rollins on the active roster is an indication that they expect Werth back in the near future. With a righty on the mound, it is a good night to give Werth off anyway.

Here's the line-up:

  1. Shane Victorino CF
  2. Placido Polanco 3B
  3. Chase Utley 2B
  4. Ryan Howard 1B
  5. Greg Dobbs RF
  6. Raul Ibanez LF
  7. Juan Castro SS
  8. Carlos Ruiz C
  9. Kyle Kendrick RHP