Billingsley acknowledged that his career is likely over, Michael Perez of the Crescent-News reports.
Billingsley has had numerous surgeries on his elbow and has not been able to ramp up his throwing without feeling some pain. He has not given up on trying to pitch again, but at the moment it looks highly unlikely that he will be able to make a return to the majors.
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.
Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley earned his first win since Apri 10, 2013, 27 months and two major surgeries ago.
Billingsley gave up two runs on six hits over six innings. He walked one and struck out three, while moving to 1-2 on the year.
Phillies satrting pitcher Chad Billingsley was rocked on Thursday against the Brewers.
Billingsley allowed six earned runs on 10 hits in five innings of work. He walked three batters and only managed to record one strikeout in what was a shaky outing.
Billingsley (0-2) has a 7.71 ERA in 21 innings this season.
The Phillies announced their upcoming rotation plans after placing starting pitcher Aaron Harang (foot) on the 15-day disabled list Thursday, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Adam Morgan will start Friday's series opener against the Braves. He will be followed by Kevin Correia on Saturday and Cole Hamels on Sunday.
Sean O'Sullivan will start in Harang's spot on Monday against the Dodgers. Chad Billingsley, who came off the disabled list Thursday to start against the Brewers, will start Tuesday before the rotation resets.
The Phillies activated pitcher Chad Billingsley from the disabled list Thursday, the team announced.
Billingsley has been sidelined since May 15 with a shoulder strain. He is set to start Thursday’s game against Milwaukee. To make room for Billingsley, the team placed Aaron Harang on the disabled list Thursday.
Phillies veteran starter Chad Billingsley rebounded nicely from a poor rehab start his last time out at Triple-A Lehigh Valley and is now set to rejoin the rotation Thursday against Milwaukee, per the Bucks County Courier Times.
Billingsley has been out since mid-May with a shoulder strain. He made just three starts before going down, compiling an 0-2 record and 6.75 ERA.
Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley allowed seven runs (five earned) on seven hits over 2 2/3 innings of work during a rehab start Sunday, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Billingsley also struck out three and walked two. He threw 44 of his 64 pitches for strikes. Billingsley is dealing with a lat strain.
Phillies starting pitcher Chad Billingsley (lat) will stay on a rehab assignment for at least one more start, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Wednesday, per The Morning Call.
Billingsley threw three innings and 46 pitches in a rehab start for Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Monday. He allowed one unearned run on three hits and one walk.
Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley did not allow a run over three innings of work during a rehab assignment Tuesday at Triple-A.
Billingsley surrendered three hits, which led to one run during the outing. He walked one and did not strike out a batter.
Billingsley is on the disabled list with a shoulder strain. His next expected rehab outing is scheduled for Sunday.
Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley will throw 60 pitches in Tuesday's minor league rehab start at Triple-A Lehigh Valley, manager Ryne Sandberg said, per the News Journal.
Billingsley went on the disabled list in May, with a shoulder strain. He'll make his second rehab start on Sunday and is expected to increase his pitch count to 80.
Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley is scheduled to make a rehab start Tuesday for the team's Triple-A club, the team announced.
Billingsley is on the disabled list with a shoulder strain. It is his first rehab assignment since going on the disabled list in May.
Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley threw a bullpen session on Tuesday. It was his first bullpen since going on the disabled list with a shoulder strain on May 17.
Billingsley will most likely need another bullpen before going on minor league rehab. It's possible he'll throw again on Friday, per Philly.com.
Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley will throw a bullpen session on Tuesday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Billingsley has been sidelined since May 15 with a lat strain. He is 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA and 7:3 K:BB ratio in 16 innings across three starts.
Phillies pitcher Chad Billingsley has started throwing for the first time since landing on the disabled list with a lat strain. The right-hander has been out of action out since May 17.
Billingsley reached 75 feet with his throws on Tuesday, and is expected to throw a side session next Tuesday with the team in Cincinnati, according to the News Journal.
Phillies starter Chad Billingsley will visit doctors on Friday to have his shoulder examined, per The News Journal.
Billingsley -- diagnosed with a Grade 2 right lat strain -- is also expected to start playing catch as his rehab continues to progress. He will need at least one rehab start before rejoining the rotation.
Billingsley is 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA and 7:3 K:BB ratio in 16 innings.