Shane! Come back!: Phillies extend CF Shane Victorino for 3 years, $22 million.

Ruben Amaro is paying out like a wino on payday, signing centerfielder and outstanding Hawaiian Shane Victorino to a three year contract extension worth $22 million.

What does this mean?  Well, if you're Jayson Werth (and you're probably not), you probably shouldn't be looking to buy a home around here right now.

I'm not as enamored by this deal as I was with the Joe Blanton extension.  Victorino is good, but he's pretty replaceable, and Werth is the better player by a pretty wide margin.  And Werth is probably (rightly) looking ahead to free agency next winter and licking his chops after seeing what Jason Bay got.

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