Chad Billingsley RUMORS & NEWS

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    Meghan Montemurro @M_Montemurro

    Billingsley is traveling to LA to have elbow examined by his doc on Aug. 6. He's still experiencing pain. Doubtful he pitches again this yr.

  • Chad Billingsley heading back to L.A. to have his elbow examined

    Hardball Talk "Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley will travel to Los Angeles to meet with his doctor and have his right elbow examined on August 6, Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reports. Billingsley went back on the 15-day disabled list on July 20 (retroactive to the 19th) with discomfort in his right..." August 02

  • Chad Billingsley headed to disabled list "Chad Billingsley’s season could be over as the Phillies will place the pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Billingsley was removed from Saturday night’s start after five shutout innings. He told interim manager Pete Mackanin that he was feeling discomfort in his shoulder. The pitcher underwent..." July 20

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    Todd Zolecki @ToddZolecki

    Billingsley left the game because of an issue with his right elbow. He had two elbow surgeries previous two years. Not sure of severity yet.

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    Todd Zolecki @ToddZolecki

    RHP Chad Billingsley will start for PHI on Thursday vs. MIL. A corresponding move will be made then to accommodate him on the roster.

  • Billingsley excited for first MLB start in two years

    Courier-Post "Chad Billingsley was all smiles Monday as he discussed his long awaited return to a big league mound.Billingsley starts Tuesday against the Braves, which will be his first MLB start since April 15, 2013 when he was with the Dodgers. It’s been a long journey for Billingsley to get back to the..." May 05

  • Chad Billingsley getting closer to joining Phillies' rotation

    CSN Philly "The Phillies will go through the first five games of the season with four starting pitchers, meaning Cole Hamels will get the chance to rebound from his poor opening day start Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park against NL East favorite Washington. The Phils will add a fifth starter — possibly..." April 07

  • Billingsley feels good in two-inning Minors outing "This is just another small step for Phillies right-hander Chad Billingsley, but he is encouraged. He pitched two scoreless innings Thursday in a Minor League Spring Training game against the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate at Carpenter Complex. Billingsley, 30, allowed two hits. He faced seven..." March 26

  • Phillies sign veteran pitcher Billingsley "Many of the Phillies' offseason moves, via trade and free agency, have addressed starting pitching. They added another arm to the mix Thursday when they signed veteran righthander Chad Billingsley to a one-year, $1.5 million contract. Billingsley, 30, has not pitched since 2013 after undergoing..." January 30

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: Market for free-agent RHP Chad Billingsley gaining momentum. Multiple offers.

  • 567d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Free-agent RHP Chad Billingsley has changed agents, joining Steve Hilliard of Octagon. Billingsley previously was repped by Dave Stewart.

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Billingsley a free agent. Dodgers declined his option.

  • Chad Billingsley to undergo season-ending surgery on flexor tendon

    Hardball Talk "Chad Billingsley was hoping to make it back from Tommy John surgery this season, but now he’ll have to wait until 2015 for the opportunity to throw another pitch in the major leagues. Billinsgley was diagnosed with a partial tear of his flexor tendon last week after complaining of elbow..." June 17

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    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Chad Billinsgley's rehab has been halted. He'll see doctor after his bullpen did not go well.

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    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    Chad Billingsley (tendonitis in right elbow) to get PRP injection Wednesday. Hopes to resume throwing on road trip next week

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    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    Chad Billingsley had his bullpen cut short at 20 pitches. Heading back to LA for dye-MRI tomorrow on elbow. Felt tightness/discomfort today

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    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    Chad Billingsley said he's been told sensation in his elbow during rehab start Saturday was scar tissue coming loose. Nothing worrisome

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Chad Billingsley said he will begin throwing breaking balls on Saturday.

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Dave Stewart also represents Chad Billingsley, who he said is “coming along great” and could be back in majors by start of May. @FOXSports1

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Chad Billingsley's Tommy John surgery went as expected yesterday. Will begin physical therapy in 7-10 days.

  • Dodgers' Chad Billingsley to undergo Tommy John surgery on right elbow

    Fox Sports West "Dodgers got some bad news on Tuesday when the club revealed that Chad Billinglsey will undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday. After an up-and-down 2012, Billinglsey finally started to show signs of the player the Dodgers had signed to a 3-year, $35-million deal the year prior. From July 23 to..." April 24

  • Dodgers right-hander Billingsley goes four innings in rehab start

    L.A. Daily News "Dodgers manager Don Mattingly had made one previous trip to a California League game at the newly renamed LoanMart Field. That was a few years ago when his son Preston was playing for the Inland Empire 66ers and the Dodgers had an off day. Mattingly and other Dodgers personnel were on hand for..." April 05

  • Dodgers' pitcher Chad Billingsley to start Thursday at Single-A Rancho Cucamonga

    L.A. Daily News "It's not every Opening Day that a Single-A baseball team gets an 80-game career winner to start its first game of the season. That will be the case Thursday when Chad Billingsley takes the hill for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. Billingsley, one of four players on the Dodgers' disabled list to..." April 02

  • Chad Billingsley expects to be ready for start of regular season

    Los Angeles Times "Of the 92 pitches Chad Billingsley threw in a minor league game Saturday, none were curveballs. But Billingsley said his bruised index finger is feeling better and that he expects to make his first scheduled start of the regular season. “As long as there are no setbacks, I plan to be ready,”..." March 23

  • Dodgers' Chad Billingsley has a bruised finger on pitching hand

    Los Angeles Times "Chad Billingsley bruised the index finger of his pitching hand and isn’t certain he will make his scheduled start Tuesday. Billingsley was hit in the hand in batting practice Friday. X-rays were negative. “It’s all right,” Billingsley said. “I think I’ll live. I get to keep the..." March 18

  • Even with struggles in opener, Dodgers starter Chad Billingsley happy to be back

    L.A. Daily News "Chad Billingsley sounded like a man who was just happy to be on the field Monday. At least, happy to be there and happy to be throwing strikes. Billingsley didn't really have a bad thing to say about his first appearance of the spring, even though his stat line said otherwise. The..." February 26

  • Chad Billingsley happy with return to mound in Dodgers' 7-6 win over Cubs

    True Blue L.A. "Chad Billingsley had a rough, and long, first inning on Monday, but he battled through it in his first appearance on a mound since Aug. 24. He pitched two innings in the Dodgers' 7-6 win over the Cubs on Monday afternoon at Camelback Ranch, but Billingsley wasn't so concerned with his..." February 25

  • Dodgers optimistic about Billingsley's health

    Orange County Register "It might just be a matter of time before the ulnar collateral ligament in Chad Billingsley's right elbow gives out. But if it is, you can't hear the ticking over the optimism at Dodgers spring camp. "There has been no mention of Chad in any of the medical reports or anything else," Dodgers..." February 25

  • Chad Billingsley has sights set on Dodgers' rotation

    Los Angeles Times "Chad Billingsley's uncertain health status was one of the reasons Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti cited for entering spring training with eight starting pitchers. But Billingsley said that in his mind, there are no doubts about his elbow. He has already been on the mound about a dozen..." February 19

  • Dodgers' Chad Billingsley throws without pain

    Los Angeles Times "Chad Billingsley pitched to hitters for two pain-free innings Monday, a sign that he may be able to avoid reconstructive elbow surgery this off-season. "It looks like he's going to be ready for the 2013 season," said Dave Stewart, Billingsley's agent. Billingsley sat out the final month of..." October 30

  • Billingsley's season is officially over

    L.A. Daily News "Chad Billingsley smiled through a news conference in the Dodgers' dugout. He cracked jokes. His optimism appeared genuine. But on the day his season was declared over, Billingsley also acknowledged that the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow could require Tommy John surgery if it does..." September 06

  • Billingsley's season over

    Fox Sports "The Los Angeles Dodgers today transferred right-handed pitcher Chad Billingsley to the 60-day disabled list (right elbow pain) and selected the contract of left-handed reliever Steven Rodriguez from Double-A Chattanooga. Billingsley, who last pitched on Aug. 24 against the Marlins, went 10-9 with..." September 06

  • Billingsley may be done for the year

    Fox Sports "One day he's a starter, the next a possible reliever -- the next done for the year? One day after saying he hoped Chad Billingsley might at least be able to return this season as a reliever, Manager Don Mattingly talked as if he didn't expect his right-hander back this year. "He just runs..." September 05

  • Chad Billingsley likely out for season

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Dodgers got mixed news on their bullpen Tuesday, learning that closer Kenley Jansen will return Sept. 17, but that Chad Billingsley -- whose role would have been in relief if he returned -- likely is lost for the season. A cardiologist informed Jansen he could come off..." September 04

  • If Chad Billingsley is coming back this year, it's likely as a reliever

    Hardball Talk "Chad Billingsley is on the DL. Some think he may not come back at all. If he responds well to the platelet-rich plasma injection he had last week, however, he could come back as a reliever. Steve Dilbeck of the Los Angeles Times spoke to Don Mattingly about that: As the comeback of Chad..." September 04

  • Report: Elbow issues put Billingsley's season in jeopardy

    CSN Bay Area "If their CEO's fears are realized, the Dodgers' Chad Billingsley could be done for the season, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times. Dodgers president and chief executive officer Stan Kasten spoke at a fan discussion Thursday night and expressed his fear -- not based on medical..." August 30

  • Dodgers place Chad Billingsley on disabled list

    Los Angeles Times "Chad Billingsley was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday with what the Dodgers described as "right elbow pain." In terms of buzz, the development was of secondary importance, as it came on the day the Dodgers completed their nine-player trade with the Boston Red Sox to acquire Adrian..." August 26

  • Chad Billingsley shows brilliance in Dodgers' win over Giants

    Los Angeles Times "Chad Billingsley pitched the kind of game Saturday that illustrated why the Dodgers haven't given up on him. Billingsley was brilliant in a 10-0 victory over the first-place San Francisco Giants, limiting them to four hits over 7 1/3 innings. "When Chad's locked in and he's throwing the ball..." July 29

  • Billingsley placed on 15-day disabled list "The Dodgers placed right-hander Chad Billingsley on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday with an inflamed elbow flexor tendon, and they recalled Stephen Fife from Triple-A Albuquerque to start on Tuesday night in Billingsley's place. The move to the DL will be retroactive to July 8, the day..." July 17

  • Billingsley has inflamed tendon

    L.A. Daily News "Chad Billingsley's credibility got an endorsement in the form of a second MRI exam that confirmed an inflamed tendon in his right elbow. Billingsley said Sunday he had been experiencing pain for "a couple weeks" but didn't tell the team until Saturday because the injury was not severe. Turns..." July 17

  • Dodgers' Chad Billingsley is cleared to resume throwing

    Los Angeles Times "Chad Billingsley was cleared to resume throwing Monday after a second MRI exam of the pitcher's right elbow showed the same inflammation discovered a day earlier. But it was unclear when Billingsley might make his next start. Billingsley was scratched from his scheduled start Sunday because..." July 17

  • Billingsley to get another MRI

    L.A. Daily News "Chad Billingsley will undergo another MRI exam on his right elbow today after an MRI Sunday revealed inflammation. Billingsley was held out of his scheduled start against San Diego as a precaution and the team has yet to decide whether he'll need to go on the disabled list, pending the results..." July 16

  • Dodgers' Chad Billingsley skips start because of sore elbow

    Los Angeles Times "Chad Billingsley's challenging season took another rough turn when he was scratched from Sunday's start for the Dodgers because of a sore right elbow. As Chris Capuano pitched instead, Billingsley was having an MRI exam that showed "elbow inflammation," the Dodgers said, adding that more..." July 16

  • Chad Billingsley is no longer Dodgers' No. 2 starter

    Los Angeles Times "Chad Billingsley was the Dodgers' No. 2 starter to begin the season. Manager Don Mattingly acknowledged he no longer views him as that. The Dodgers will realign their rotation coming out of the All-Star break and Billingsley will be third in line behind opening-day starter Clayton Kershaw and..." July 09

  • CINCINNATI 8, DODGERS 2: Billingsley's hit leads to L.A.'s downfall

    L.A. Daily News "Chad Billingsley said it was just one that got away -- a fastball that sailed up and seemed to almost dent the side of Cincinnati Reds rookie shortstop Zack Cozart's helmet with two outs in the fifth inning on Monday night. Whether that's also what led to the game getting away from Billingsley..." July 03

  • Billingsley's solid effort falls apart in Dodgers' 8-2 loss to Reds

    L.A. Daily News "Eighty-one games down, 81 to go, and the Dodgers can't help but feel stuck in the muddle. Some of that comes from another wishy-washout performance by Chad Billingsley on Monday night, which most likely didn't do anything to the team's psyche one night after it put an end to a miserable losing..." July 03

  • Dodgers' Chad Billingsley is out at home

    Los Angeles Times "Chad Billingsley almost reached the promised land. As it was, Billingsley got to a place no other Dodger reached in the team's three consecutive shutout defeats to the San Francisco Giants: third base. That happened in the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-0 loss Wednesday, when the pitcher..." June 28

  • For Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley, the issue is inconsistency

    Los Angeles Times "Not long ago pitcher Chad Billingsley was chatting with Don Mattingly when the Dodgers manager asked him: " 'Chad, do you ever get tired about answering the questions? Because I get tired of answering the questions,'" Mattingly recalled. "And he said, 'I'm used to it now.'" The recurring..." June 24

  • Chad Billingsley stumbles, recovers, but Dodgers ultimately fall

    Los Angeles Times "The game seemed ready to unravel for Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley. After spotting the Milwaukee Brewers a 2-0 lead in the second inning Tuesday night, including a solo home run by Mat Gamel, Billingsley hit Milwaukee slugger Ryan Braun in the left arm with a pitch in the third..." April 18

  • Billingsley strikes out 11 on way to win

    L.A. Daily News "Chad Billingsley had to be getting tired of the spring training Q & A sessions. If the question wasn't about his slight mechanical adjustment, it was about his results - a natural train of thought, given his 5.91 Cactus League earned-run average and that slight leg-kick habit he was trying to..." April 07

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