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Lilly, Elbert to make rehab outings at Class A

Lilly, Elbert to make rehab outings at Class A

LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers left-hander Ted Lilly expects to start Wednesday in a Minor League rehab game with Class A Rancho Cucamonga, where reliever Scott Elbert is also scheduled to pitch.

Lilly, on the disabled list with a strained right rib cage, said he will throw about 75 pitches. He threw a bullpen session at Dodger Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and manager Don Mattingly said Monday that the veteran was not experiencing discomfort.

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Elbert is working his way back from a pair of elbow operations during the winter. The left-hander began his rehab assignment Friday with the Quakes, tossing a perfect inning and earning the win. He had another 1-2-3 inning Monday, striking out two and throwing 17 pitches. Elbert has not pitched in the Major Leagues since August.

Austin Laymance is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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