"It feels a lot better today," Victorino said. "We'll see how it goes."
The Phillies certainly could have used Victorino in the lineup Friday. He is hitting .343 against left-handed pitchers, and the Dodgers had lefty Eric Milton on the mound. Los Angeles has southpaw Randy Wolf pitching Sunday in the series finale.
Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.