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Weaver making progress after injury

Updated: April 27, 2010, 4:15 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Jeff Weaver, who is on the 15-day DL with a strain on the right side of his lower back, played catch before Tuesday's twi-night doubleheader with the New York Mets.

He also had thrown off a mound before Monday night's game was rained out.

Weaver is on track to return when he becomes eligible on May 8. Although a one-game, minor-league rehabilitation assignment is still a possibility for Weaver, Torre said it probably won't be necessary.

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