San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley
will make his season debut Wednesday at San Diego after the team activated the
right-hander from the 15-day disabled list.
Billingsley will be making his first major league start since last August,
having missed the final six weeks of last season with a partially torn ulnar
collateral ligament in his right elbow. He was also set back this spring by a
bruised index finger on his throwing hand.
The seven-year veteran, who went 10-9 with a 3.55 earned run average in 25
starts before being shut down in 2012, did throw four innings in a rehab
assignment for the Dodgers' Class A affiliate in Rancho Cucamonga this past
To make room for Billingsley on the 25-man roster, Los Angeles optioned backup
catcher Tim Federowicz following Tuesday's 9-3 loss to the Padres.
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