Found July 17, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
Los-angeles-dodgers-louis
LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers today placed right-hander Chad Billingsley on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation (retroactive to July 8) and recalled right-hander Stephen Fife from Triple-A Albuquerque to make tonights start against the Phillies. Billingsley was 4-9 with a 4.30 ERA in 18 starts this season and is eligible to return from the DL on July 23. Fife, who will wear No. 56, is set to make his Major League debut tonight and has gone 7-5 with a 4.53 ERA in 18 starts with Triple-A Albuquerque this season. The 25-year-old has turned it on in his last eight starts and is 4-1 with a 2.78 ERA (14 ER45.1 IP) since May 30, the fifth-lowest ERA in the Pacific Coast League in that span. Fife last pitched on July 6 against Round Rock (Rangers), allowing just two hits in 7.0 scoreless innings in the Isotopes 10-1 win. The 6-foot-3, 220-pounder was acquired by the Dodgers in a four-player trade with Boston at the 2011 trade deadline and was originally selected b...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Billingsley is cleared to resume throwing

Chad Billingsley was cleared to resume throwing Monday after a second MRI exam of the pitcher's right elbow showed the same inflammation discovered a day earlier. But it was unclear when Billingsley might make his next start. Billingsley was scratched from his scheduled start Sunday because of the soreness, with Chris Capuano taking his place. Nathan Eovaldi's next start...

Chad Billingsley’s Surprise Elbow Strain

“Surprise! I’m sore!” – Chad Billingsley’s Elbow So Chad Billingsley‘s elbow is messed up, and he’s due for a second MRI on it today after the first MRI found a strain. Chad Billingsley was scratched from his scheduled start for the Dodgers on Sunday with right elbow pain and said after the game that MRI

Dodgers' Billingsley appears to be OK

In the midst of the bad news of losing 18 of their last 24 games, the Los Angeles Dodgers got some relatively good news on Monday: The MRI on Chad Billingsley's right elbow showed nothing new. Billingsley complained of elbow soreness on Saturday, something he said had bothered him for several starts. An MRI on Sunday showed elbow inflammation, and a second MRI Monday confirmed...

Dodgers Hot Stove: Garza, Dempster, Headley Updates

Rumors are bursting out of the seams in Dodgertown today. Dylan Hernandez kicks off the rumor update with his latest tweet, Hernandez says that the Dodgers are out on Jimmy Rollins. This doesn't come as a surprise at all, as the rumor never made sense from the beginning. Jon Heyman adds that Alfonso Soriano is a no-go for the Dodgers. Hernandez also says, the Dodgers...

Stephen Fife set for MLB debut as Chad Billingsley heads to DL … sigh

Previously, I took a look at potential Chad Billingsley replacements at AAA in Stephen Fife and John Ely, wondering whether Ely would ever get another crack. Well, today the Dodgers put Billingsley on the 15-day DL and promoted Fife to start. The Dodgers placed right-hander Chad Billingsley on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday with

Kemp's walk-off HR just what Dodgers needed

LOS ANGELES With one ferocious swing, Matt Kemp erased all of the frustration that had built up in him since his amazing start this season was curtailed by a damaged hamstring. At least it looked that way. "Well, I'm not sure about that," said a smiling Kemp, whose two-run, 419 foot blast into the right field stands off Jonathan Papelbon gave the Dodgers a 5-3, 12...

Not understanding the Dodgers' reported interest in Jimmy Rollins

The Dodgers are reportedly interested in Jimmy Rollins, but I'm not exactly sure why. Sure, he'd be an upgrade over guys like Luis Cruz and Elian Herrera, but Rollins isn't exactly a great player anymore and will likely regress in after this season. Rollins signed a 3-year, $33 million contract this offseason and is owed roughly $5 to 6 million for the rest of this...

Dodgers' Kemp hits walk-off homer

Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday. Rookie left-hander Jake Diekman (2-0) walked Mark Ellis with one out and Kemp drove a 1-0 pitch the other way into the pavilion seats in right-center for his 13th home run and sixth career walkoff homer, capping the 4-hour, 25-minute marathon...

Los Angeles Dodgers create “blogger” heaven

Perhaps the Dodgers were sending some sort of message by deciding to hold their annual “Blogger Night” on Friday, the 13th.  Although that date is associated with ominous events, the evening’s festivities created nothing but terrific memories. This marked the fifth year in a row the Dodgers sent out invites to all of us in the “blog-o-sphere” who attempt to rant and rave...

Kemp's HR in 12th helps Dodgers beat Phils

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday. Rookie left-hander Jake Diekman (2-0) walked Mark Ellis with one out and Kemp drove a 1-0 pitch the other way into the pavilion seats in right-center for his 13th home run and sixth career walkoff homer, capping the 4-hour...

Blue Crew Report

By SBRForum.com The LA Dodgers got back Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier for their second-half playoff run last week, and with their return LA was very popular among those handing out free MLB picks during its weekend series vs. San Diego. But even though Kemp and Ethier batted .500 on the weekend, LA managed to lose two of three games to the Padres, and gave up first...

The Phils win their third game in a row as they hang on to win a squeaker in LA, beating the Dodgers, 3-2.

The Phils hang on to win a close one in LA, as they beat the Dodgers, 3-2. The Phils took the lead in the second as, with one man on, and with two men out, Juan Pierre hits an RBI single, knocking in Carlos Ruiz, who had earlier doubled, giving the Phils a 1-0 lead. The Phils took a 2-0 lead in the third as, with one man out, Jimmy Rollins hits a solo home run, his ninth home run...

Dodgers 5, Phillies 3 (12)

The Dodgers were long overdue for a win and Matt Kemp was long overdue for a home run, and the 12th inning at Dodger Stadium saw both on Wednesday afternoon. Kemp’s walk-off home run gave the Dodgers a 5-3 win over the Phillies and snapped a four-game losing streak. It was Kemp's first homer since April 30, snapping a homer-less drought of 71 plate appearances. The Phillies...

Onward to La-La Land

Philadelphia Phillies (39-51) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (48-42)Pitching Match-ups:Monday 10:10, Please Go Joe vs. Nate EovaldiTuesday 10:10, Return of Halladay vs. UndecidedWednesday 3:10, Unlucky Lee vs. Clayton KershawThe Get-Out-The-Ways Offense:R - 342 (27th) AVG - .249 (19th)OPS - .684 (26th)They started the season setting the world on fire, but the have cooled off since.  Andre...
Dodgers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.