Jim Thome could rejoin the team in time for Interleague games next month in Baltimore, Minnesota and Toronto. That would allow Thome to be the Phillies' designated hitter. Thome has been the DH in extended spring games the past three or four days.
Triple-A Lehigh Valley right-hander Dave Bush has an out clause in his contract beginning June 1. He can leave the organization if he can get a job elsewhere on a 25-man roster.