Billingsley (elbow) became a free agent Monday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Billingsley made just seven starts for the Phillies this year, going 2-3 with a 5.84 ERA. He did not pitch after suffering a flexor strain in mid-July.
Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday, the team announced. The move was made retoractive to July 19. Billingsley was diagnosed with mild flexor tendinitis in his arm, but there was no structural damage found during tests.
Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley is headed to the disabled list, GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said on Monday, per the News Journal. Billingsley has tenderness in his flexor, and the team is awaiting test results. Amaro was concerned that the injury could end Billingsley's season.
Phillies starting pitcher Chad Billingsley tossed five scoreless innings in his start against the Marlins on Saturday. Billingsley gave up just four hits and was in command of the game before being pulled after five innings because he was experiencing soreness and tightness in his right elbow. He struck out two batters and gave up just one walk while picking up his second win of the season. Billingsley (2-3) now has a 5.84 ERA with 15 strikeouts and eight walks in 37 innings of work this season.
Phillies starter Chad Billingsley allowed 10 hits for the second time in his last three starts and Philadelphia was swept by the Giants on Sunday. Billingsley gave up four runs during five innings of work, including the decisive blow, a three-run homer from light-hitting Giants catcher Andrew Susac. In his six starts this season, Billingsley has allowed 26 runs and 49 hits. Opposing teams are hitting .360 against him thus far.