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Career W-L
81-61
 
Career ERA
3.65
Name  Chad Billingsley
Born  7/29/1984
Height  6-1
Weight  240
Number  58
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/16/2014 8:18:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right-hander Chad Billingsley will need season-ending elbow surgery. SOURCE: Ken Gurnick, MLB.com
Insight: Billingsley was diagnosed with a torn flexor tendon late last week. He's had some terrible luck the last two seasons with Tommy John surgery and now this. The 29-year-old may not be back with Los Angeles next season as there's a $3 million buyout clause in his contract.
 
6/6/2014 11:05:00 AM
Description: Dodgers right-hander Chad Billingsley could begin a minor-league rehab assignment as early as this weekend.
Insight: The Dodgers' rotation is already pretty strong, so even if Billingsley proves to be healthy there may not be a spot open.
 
4/15/2014 7:45:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right-hander Chad Billingsley has suffered another setback in his recovery from Tommy John surgery. SOURCE: Bill Plunkett, Orange County Register
Insight: His bullpen session was cut short Tuesday because of renewed discomfort in his surgically-repaired right elbow. He's not likely to join the Dodgers' rotation any time soon.
 
2/28/2014 8:10:00 PM
Description: L.A. starter Chad Billingsley (elbow) will progress to throwing breaking balls Saturday, according to Ken Gurnick of mlb.com.
Insight: Billingsley underwent Tommy John surgery late last April. He's expected to be ready in midseason and shouldn't be drafted in almost all leagues.
 
4/25/2013 3:26:00 PM
Description: L.A. starter Chad Billingsley had successful Tommy John surgery on Wednesday. SOURCE: Dylan Hernandez, Los Angeles Times
Insight: Hernandez added that Billingsley will begin physical therapy in about a week. He'll miss the rest of this season and it's possible Billingsley could also miss a good chunk of the 2014 campaign.
 
4/23/2013 4:48:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right-hander Chad Billingsley needs Tommy John surgery, according to Ken Gurnick of MLB.com.
Insight: Billingsley suffered a partially torn UCL last season but opted to go with rehab instead of surgery, so we knew his elbow could go at any time. Suddenly, the decision to trade Aaron Harang doesn't look so great for the Dodgers, with Zack Greinke, Chris Capuano and Chad Billingsley being placed on the DL since the deal. Stephen Fife and Ted Lilly will remain in the rotation for now.
 
4/21/2013 10:11:00 AM
Description: A sore elbow has landed Dodgers starter Chad Billingsley on the disabled list.
Insight: Billingsley suffered a partially torn UCL last season but opted to go with rehab instead of Tommy John surgery, so we knew his elbow could go at any time. Don't be surprised if he needs TJ surgery at some point this season. Suddenly, the decision to trade Aaron Harang doesn't look so great for the Dodgers, with Zack Greinke, Chris Capuano and Chad Billingsley being placed on the DL since the deal. Stephen Fife will join the rotation.
 
4/10/2013 7:50:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles starter Chad Billingsley has officially been activated from the DL. He missed his first start of the year because of an elbow injury.
Insight: Billingsley will take the mound versus the Padres on Wednesday night. The righthander tossed 8 1/3 shutout innings in his one start against San Diego in 2012.
 
4/6/2013 4:52:00 PM
Description: Dodgers righty Chad Billingsley (finger) will come off the DL to start Wednesday against the Padres, according to Dodgers.mlb.com. He has been dealing with a finger contusion.
Insight: Billingsley opted for rehab over Tommy John surgery for a partially torn UCL last season so his elbow could go at any time, but he'll be a decent fantasy option in the meantime.
 
8/30/2012 9:58:00 AM
Description: Dodgers righthander Chad Billingsley's latest elbow injury could cost him the rest of the season.
Insight: If Billingsley (10-9, 3.55 ERA) is indeed lost for the year, Los Angeles will likely look to add an arm for the team's stretch run. Erik Bedard, who was recently released by Pittsburgh, could be a possibility for the Dodgers.
 
8/26/2012 9:12:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles starter Chad Billingsley (elbow) is eligible to return from elbow inflammation on Sept. 9, but Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said he doesn't know if the right-hander will return on time, according to the Los Angeles Daily News.
Insight: Billingsley will get another MRI next week and the team will be able to make a distinction regarding his return then. His first MRI was inconclusive.
 
8/25/2012 8:35:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles starter Chad Billingsley went on the DL Saturday because of a right elbow injury.
Insight: Joe Blanton was probably going to be the odd man out following the acquisition of Josh Beckett but now with Billingsley's injury he should be able to hold onto his spot in the rotation.
 
8/25/2012 4:23:00 PM
Description: Dodgers righthander Chad Billingsley has been diagnosed with right elbow inflammation.
Insight: Billingsley (10-9, 3.55 ERA) suffered the injury in Friday night's start versus the Marlins. The 28-year-old could very well wind up on the disabled list following this latest setback.
 
Hot8/19/2012 4:35:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles starter Chad Billingsley has been untouchable lately and his success continued with a scoreless effort Sunday against the Braves.
Insight: Billingsley fired seven shutout innings of three-hit ball (2 BB, 4 K) Sunday to improve to 6-0 in his last six starts.
 
Hot7/28/2012 9:49:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles righthander Chad Billingsley fired seven and a third scoreless innings Saturday afternoon in a blowout victory over the Giants.
Insight: Billingsley (6-9, 3.89 ERA) has gone 2-0 with a 0.68 ERA since his return from the disabled list on July 23.
 
7/23/2012 5:48:00 PM
Description: Dodgers starter Chad Billingsley has been activated from the 15-day disabled list. He'll start Monday against the Cardinals.
Insight: Billingsley (4-9, 4.30 ERA) hasn't started since July 7 due to right elbow inflammation, but he only spent a week on the disabled list. He was placed on the DL last week after he was scratched from a scheduled start and the team made the move retroactive to his last appearance.
 
7/17/2012 8:17:00 PM
Description: Dodgers starter Chad Billingsley has landed on the 15-day disabled list. He's suffering from right shoulder inflammation.
Insight: Billingsley (4-9, 4.30 ERA) was scratched from his scheduled start Sunday so we knew something had to be wrong with him. Billingsley has been terrible lately, losing each of his last five starts while recording a 6.21 ERA. He's expected to return to the Los Angeles rotation sometime in early August.
 
7/16/2012 7:20:00 PM
Description: Dodgers starter Chad Billingsley had a second MRI on his right elbow Monday, which confirmed the initial diagnosis of right flexor tendon inflammation, according to Ken Gurnick of MLB.com.
Insight: Billingsley (4-9, 4.30 ERA) will attempt to play catch Monday as the team decides if he needs a trip to the disabled list.
 
7/15/2012 3:08:00 PM
Description: Dodgers righthander Chad Billingsley has been scratched from his Sunday start against San Diego because of elbow pain.
Insight: Billingsley (4-9, 4.30 ERA) is scheduled to go for an MRI on his ailing elbow. In the meantime, lefthander Chris Capuano (9-4, 2.91) will fill in for Billingsly on Sunday. He was originally supposed to start Monday against Philadelphia.
 
4/22/2012 5:53:00 PM
Description: Chad Billingsley surrendered nine runs (five earned) on four hits and four walks in 3 1/3 innings against the Astros on Sunday.
Insight: Billingsley had only given up three earned runs in his first 20 1/3 innings this season, so this outing against Houston of all teams is a bit disappointing.