Chad Billingsley SP PHI 4 days ago

Billingsley was hit hard in his return from the disabled list Thursday. He allowed seven runs (six earned) on 10 hits over five innings.

Billingsley has a 7.71 ERA in four starts for the Phillies this season. He has struck out only eight in his 21 innings of work and has given up 33 hits. He has some work to do before he can be trusted as a starting option in fantasy leagues.

Chad Billingsley SP PHI 5 days ago

Billingsley was officially activated from the DL on Thursday.

Billingsley will get the start Thursday against Milwaukee, so his activation has been expected. The Phillies placed Aaron Harang on the DL with plantar fasciitis, which frees up a spot on the 25-man roster for Billingsley.

Chad Billingsley SP PHI 1 week ago

Billingsley (shoulder) will start Thursday's game against the Brewers.

Billingsley pitched just three games after returning from an elbow issue before suffering a shoulder strain that sent him to the disabled list for another month and a half. He will finally rejoin the Phillies' rotation Thursday, and the club indicated that a corresponding move will come that day to make room on the 25-man roster.

Chad Billingsley SP PHI 1 week ago

Billingsley (shoulder) allowed one run on five hits over five innings in a rehab start Friday for Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Billingsley struck out four and walked one. He threw 79 pitches with 56 going for strikes. The Phillies have not yet made an official announcement about the next step for Billingsley. They could have him make one more rehab start or they may opt to activate him off the disabled list to start next week.

Chad Billingsley SP PHI 2 weeks ago

Billingsley (shoulder) allowed seven runs (five earned) on seven hits in 2.2 innings for Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Sunday. He struck out three, walked two and hit two batters.

Billingsley threw 64 pitches in the outing. He is scheduled to go up to 85 pitches in his next outing Friday. That will likely be his final tune-up before returning to the Phillies at the beginning of July.

Chad Billingsley SP PHI 2 weeks ago

Manager Ryne Sandberg said Billingsley (shoulder) will likely need two more rehab starts before joining the Phillies, CSN Philadelphia reports.

Billingsley is scheduled to throw around 65 pitches in his rehab start Sunday. He will then go up to 85 pitches in his final tune-up before rejoining the Phillies.

Chad Billingsley SP PHI 3 weeks ago

Billingsley (shoulder) tossed three scoreless innings in a rehab start for Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Tuesday. He allowed three hits and walked one.

Billingsley threw 46 pitches in the outing. He is scheduled to make another rehab start Sunday. The Phillies have not yet announced the plan for Billingsley after his Sunday start. He could require one more rehab start before rejoining the team.

Chad Billingsley SP PHI 3 weeks ago

Billingsley (shoulder) is scheduled to throw 60 pitches in his rehab start Tuesday with Triple-A Lehigh Valley, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Billingsley is also scheduled to make another rehab start on Sunday. It remains to be seen if the Phillies will have him make a third rehab start or if he will come off the disabled list toward the end of next week.

Chad Billingsley SP PHI 3 weeks ago

Billingsley (shoulder) will make a rehab start Tuesday with Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Tuesday, Stephen Gross of the Morning Call reports.

Billingsley threw a bullpen session Tuesday and was expected to throw another Friday. It appears all went well, as he will now head out on a rehab assignment before rejoining the Phillies' rotation. It's unclear how many rehab starts he'll require, but a return at some point in June seems plausible.

Chad Billingsley SP PHI 4 weeks ago

Billingsley (shoulder) threw a bullpen session Tuesday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Billingsley could throw another bullpen session Friday before heading out on a rehab assignment. He's been on the disabled list since May 17 with a lat strain.