This all seems very familiar, which is not the worst news, but it’s not good news, either.
Chad Billingsley left Friday’s game in the middle of the fourth inning when his right elbow barked on an inside cutter to Miami’s Rob Brantly.
Brantly ended up doubling, and then when Billingsley fell behind 2-0 to pinch-hitter Gorkys Hernandez, the elbow still not right, his night came to a close.
“It’s no time to take chances,” said Manager Don Mattingly.
The Dodgers termed it a tender elbow, which is pretty close to the “right elbow pain” they listed as the cause for placing him on the 15-day disabled list last month.