Dodgers place Billingsley on DL
The Los Angeles Dodgers today recalled right-handed pitcher Stephen Fife from Triple-A Albuquerque and placed right-handed pitcher Chad Billingsley on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow pain retroactive to April 16. Fife will start today's game in Baltimore. In 2012, Fife made five starts with the Dodgers, going 0-2 with a 2.70 ERA (8 ER/26.2 IP) and a .255 opponents' batting average. In three starts with the Isotopes this season, the 26-year-old is 1-1 with a 4.61 ERA (7 ER/13.2 IP) and 14 strikeouts.
Billingsley is 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA (4 ER/12.0 IP) in two starts this season.