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Phillies sign Chad Billingsley to one-year deal

The Phillies have signed pitcher Chad Billingsley to a one-year contract. Billingsley, 30, can push his deal to be worth as much as $8 million if he reaches performance incentives. While dealing with elbow issues over the past two seasons the former Dodgers start has made just two starts. The Phillies will hope that Billingsley is healthy and can earn a spot in their rotation...
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Philadelphia Phillies: Chad Billingsley signing

The Philadelphia Phillies have spent more of this offseason selling than buying, but on Thursday they entered the buyer’s market. Former Dodgers right-hander Chad Billingsley signed with the Phillies for 1-year, $1.5 million and some unnamed performance bonuses. Many of the Phillies trades and signings this offseason have dealt with the teams starting pitching, and this move should...
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Out of the Batter’s Box – Phillies add Billingsley, and that’s not terrible

The Phillies added another arm to the potential starting rotation, and it’s not really a terrible move! Good morning! — Macho Row (@Macho_Row) January 30, 2015 1. Phillies sign Billingsley to Low-risk, medium reward contract The Phillies signed pitcher Chad Billingsley to a light contract on Thursday. At $1.5 million for one year, there is minimal...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chad Billingsley Gets Guaranteed Money

From 2006-2013, Chad Billingsley was a solid MLB pitcher for the Dodgers.  Over 8 seasons, he won 81 games in 190 starts, with 1175.1 innings pitched, 1037 strikeouts, a 3.65 ERA, and a 1.36 WHIP.  Problem being, his last MLB action was 2 games back in April of 2013, NONE in 2014.  Yet, the omnipotent Ruin Tomorrow Jr. decided to dole out a guaranteed $1.5M to him.  Must be nice...
Via We Should Be GM's
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Sign Chad Billingsley

The Phillies have announced the signing of 30 year old pitcher Chad Billingsley to a 1 year, $1.5 million contract. Last week Jim Salisbury had reported that the Phillies had interest in Billingsley and as has been the case much of this off season, they add another low risk/high reward...
Via Philliedelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag #17: Billingsley, Right-Handed Power, Third Base, Mattingly As Furniture

Mailbag! Hit us using the form at right or through thedodgersdigest at gmail dot com. Eric: Any chance of (or logic behind) resigning – at league min, or a non roster invite to billingsly to see what, if anything, he has left? At one point he seemed to have a great deal of talent/potential. We’ll start here, because I’ve received this or something similar a few times in the...
Via Dodgers Digest
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tribe Targets: Chad Billingsley

Continuing on in an effort to guess which bottom of the barrel starting pitchers the Indians may be interested in this off-season, we come to Chad Billingsley. Billingsley was drafted by the Dodgers in 2003 and made his debut in 2006, remaining in Los Angeles ever since. This has now changed as the Dodgers declined his $14M option for 2015, choosing to pay the $3M buyout instead...
Via Burning River Baseball
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

What the Dodgers should do with Chad Billingsley

Chad Billingsley Being the odd man out can be a tough pill for any professional athlete to swallow. Doing so after seven successful years in the same major league organization makes things even more difficult. Chad Billingsley was a highly-touted 21 year-old prospect when he debuted with the Dodgers back in 2006. He finished the year with a 7-4 record and a 3.80 earned run average...
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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