Chad Billingsley SP LAD 3 Months

Chad Billingsley (elbow) is scheduled to throw a simulated game on Tuesday, and if all goes well he'll begin a minor league rehab assignment next weekend.

He continues to work his way back from elbow surgery, and may be used out of the bullpen initially upon his return. His rehab has taken longer than anticipated, as he was shut down for a short time after developing tendinitis in his pitching elbow.

Chad Billingsley SP LAD 3 Months

Chad Billingsley (elbow) will throw at least one more simulated game before resuming his rehab assignment.

He threw a 30-pitch simulated game Thursday and came through it fine. Billingsley was shut down for nearly a month after developing tendinitis, as well as scar tissue breaking up in his surgically-repaired right elbow. He's preparing to return as a starter, but the Dodgers don't have room for him in their rotation at the moment.

Chad Billingsley SP LAD 3 Months

Chad Billingsley (elbow) will throw a two-inning, 30-pitch simulated game on Thursday.

The right-hander had to be shut down for a while after developing tendinitis in his pitching elbow, but he's been throwing off a mound for a couple weeks. Billingsley should be ready to resume his rehab assignment soon.

Chad Billingsley SP LAD 3 Months

Chad Billingsley (elbow) was scheduled to meet with Dr. Neal ElAttrache after throwing a bullpen session Monday.

Dr. ElAttrache will help determine the pitcher's next step, but Billingsley is hoping to resume his rehab assignment soon. The right-hander had to be shut down for a while after developing tendinitis in his pitching elbow.

Chad Billingsley SP LAD 3 Months

Chad Billingsley (elbow) threw a bullpen session Tuesday.

It's the first time he's thrown off a mound since being shut down for a bit and then receiving a PRP injection due to tendinitis in his pitching elbow. There's no timetable for Billingsley's return, but it sounds like he should resume a rehab assignment soon.

Chad Billingsley SP LAD 4 Months

Chad Billingsley (elbow) has been picking up the intensity and velocity during his flat-ground throwing sessions.

Billingsley receive a PRP injection in his elbow a couple weeks ago to combat some tendinitis, but he's starting to get back on track. The right-hander should return to a mound soon.

Chad Billingsley SP LAD 4 Months

Dodgers transferred RHP Chad Billingsley from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

Billingsley is out indefinitely as he continues his recovery from Tommy John elbow surgery. He recently received a PRP injection to help with the healing process.

Chad Billingsley SP LAD 4 Months

Chad Billingsley will receive a PRP injection in his right elbow on Wednesday and hopes to resume throwing next week.

Billingsley has had a couple setbacks with his surgically-repaired elbow and was recently diagnosed with tendinitis. He had been hoping to return to action in early May, but that's not going to happen.

Chad Billingsley SP LAD 4 Months

Chad Billingsley is dealing with tendinitis in his right elbow.

The good news is that there's no ligament damage in the elbow. Billingsley had a bullpen session Tuesday cut short due to discomfort in the elbow. He'll be backed off from his throwing program, so obviously his timetable for return moves back as well. It's unclear what that timetable looks like right now.

Chad Billingsley SP LAD 4 Months

Chad Billingsley has been sent for a dye-MRI on his right elbow after a bullpen session Tuesday was cut short due to renewed discomfort.

It's the second setback he's had recently, as Billingsley felt something in his elbow just over a week ago during his first rehab start. He was cleared of any structural damage the first time around, but the Dodgers are injecting dye into his elbow this time to get a better look. Obviously the odds of him returning as hoped in early May are totally up in the air.