Mon, 18 May 2015 14:55:19 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Chad Billingsley (shoulder) is expected to miss four to six weeks with a right shoulder strain. He is currently on the 15-day disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: Billingsley can be ignored in all fantasy formats until he returns and proves his health. He isn't worth stashing outside of NL-only formats, and even there, he is nothing more than a desperation play. After all, he has only pitched 28 innings since 2012.
Tue, 05 May 2015 22:52:09 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Chad Billingsley (elbow) allowed six runs - five earned - and eight hts over five innings in his return to the mound Tuesday, May 5, against the Atlanta Braves.
Fantasy Tip: Billingsley was making his return after a two-year absence, and he threw just 46 of his 77 pitches for strikes. FantasyScore players would be wise to avoid Billingsley ($3,300; 6.6% of cap) until he can knock off the rust and show some consistency.
Sat, 02 May 2015 14:56:39 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Chad Billingsley will join the rotation in place of SP David Buchanan. He will pitch Tuesday, May 5.
Fantasy Tip: Billingsley ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) may be worth looking into if his first start is all right, so keep an eye on how well he does once on the mound.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:28:03 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Chad Billingsley (illness) missed his minor-league rehab start Monday, April 20, due to a stomach illness. He is expected to make his next start sometime this week.
Fantasy Tip: Billingsley was fabulous a few years back with the Dodgers, but injuries have knocked him from the fantasy radar. If he can re-gain his healthy and form, he could re-emerge as a useful option for the pitching starved Phillies.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:35:36 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Chad Billingsley (elbow) worked five scoreless innings Wednesday, April 15, for Triple-A Lehigh Valley in a minor-league rehab outing. He allowed just two hits. "Progressing well," manager Ryne Sandberg.
Fantasy Tip: The former Dodgers hurler Billingsley is worth keeping an eye on, as he could make his way to Philadelphia and make a difference for the Phillies, who have some shaky arms in their rotation after Cole Hamels.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:40:37 -0800
Philadelphia Phillies SP Chad Billingsley looked "very good" throwing this week and can provide a "big boost" to the starting rotation, according to manager Ryne Sandberg. Billingsley has missed the majority of the past two seasons because of injuries, and Philadelphia is hopeful he can join the rotation by late April.
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:23:23 -0800
Philadelphia Phillies SP Chad Billingsley could be used as trade bait if he gets off to a strong start this season.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:32:28 -0800
Philadelphia Phillies SP Chad Billingsley (elbow) will be behind the other pitchers during spring training, but the team believes he could join the starting rotation by late April.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:59:04 -0800
Philadelphia Phillies SP Chad Billingsley can earn an extra $3 million based on innings as part of his one-year, $2 million deal. He can also make another $1.5 million based on time on the active roster. He would make $250,000 each for one, 30, 60, 90, 120 and 150 days on the active major league roster, and $250,000 apiece for 13 starts and each additional two through 27. He can earn an extra $750,000 each for 120, 140, 160 and 180 innings.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:58:43 -0800
Free-agent SP Chad Billingsley (Dodgers) signed a one-year, $1.5 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies Thursday, Jan. 29.