Dodgers Injuries

Hanley leaves after HBP on hand, X-rays negative

Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was injured in San Francisco for the third time in the last 13 months, this time hit on the left hand by a pitch from Ryan Vogelsong of the Giants. X-rays on Ramirez's left hand were negative.

Billingsley heads back to LA for MRI

Chad Billingsley's first appearance off a mound in nine days ended after 20 pitches when the right-hander felt discomfort in his right elbow. The Dodgers right-hander will fly back to Los Angeles for an MRI exam on his right elbow.

Wilson activated, Paco optioned

Brian Wilson was activated on his first day eligible to come off the DL. He'll rejoin a bullpen that now has just one left-handed pitcher, as the Dodgers optioned Paco Rodriguez to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Guerrero healthy, joins Albuquerque

17 days after straining his oblique in a workout at Dodger Stadium, Dodgers infielder Alex Guerrero is healthy and has joined Triple-A Albuquerque.

Puig gets thumbs up to start

Yasiel Puig and his jammed thumb are back in the starting lineup for the first time in six days as the Dodgers open a weekend series against the Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix. Matt Kemp sits.

Billingsley cites scar tissue for rehab setback

Chad Billingsley is out for a few days and needs approval from team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache to resume throwing. But the right-hander chalked up the sensation felt in his elbow to scar tissue, and doesn't expect to be out long.

Puig fit for thumb splint, still day-to-day

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is out of the lineup for a second straight game, still nursing a swollen left thumb, jammed when sliding into first base on Saturday. He was fit for a splint and is day-to-day.

Ellis out 4-6 weeks after left knee surgery

The Dodgers will be without A.J. Ellis for fou to six weeks as the catcher will had surgery Tuesday morning in Los Angeles to repair a torn medial meniscus in his left knee.

Beckett's throws bullpen, Wednesday start likely

Dodgers right-hander Josh Beckett threw a normal bullpen session on Sunday and said his ankle is improving, putting him in line for activation from the disabled list and a possible start on Wednesday against the Tigers.

Billingsley leaves first rehab start early

Chad Billingsley made his first start of his rehab assignment, he went out after feeling something but says his arm "feels pretty good" after his outing

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MRI shows strained left thumb for Puig

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig's thumb was still swollen one day after jamming it on a head-first slide. X-rays on the thumb came back negative. MRI results revealed a strained left thumb, and the outfielder is day-to-day.

Puig gets X-ray of sore thumb

An ill-advised head-first slide into first base made Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig jam his thumb, which was sore after the game and required an X-ray.

Billingsley to make rehab start Sunday in Rancho

Nearly a year after his Tommy John surgery, Dodgers right-hander Chad Billingsley will start on Sunday for Class-A Rancho Cucamonga, the first of five planned minor league rehabilitation appearances.

Kershaw frustrated with injury

Sidelined with inflammation in an upper back muscle and no real timetable for return has the Dodgers ace frustrated.

Wilson downplays elbow injury

Dodgers setup man Brian Wilson says he will soon be ready to pitch in minor league games on a rehab assignment. The Dodgers recalled reliever Jose Dominguez to take Wilson's place on the roster.

Elbow nerve irritation lands Wilson on DL

Dodgers relief pitcher Brian Wilson will be placed on the disabled list with nerve irritation in his elbow. The setup man took the loss on Sunday, allowing three runs while not recording an out.

Kemp on track for Friday return

Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp feels good and looks ready to be activated from the disabled list for Friday's home opener against the Giants at Dodger Stadium.

Kershaw to be reevaluated in 2-3 weeks

Kershaw was placed on the disabled list on Sunday, retroactive to March 23. He will be reevaluated in 2-3 weeks.

Clayton Kershaw to 15-day DL

Inflammation in Kershaw's upper back will cause him to miss at least the first week of the domestic portion of the regular season.

Kemp says he'll be ready for home opener

Dodgers center fielder says he'll be ready to play the first day he is eligible to be activated from the disabled list, on April 4 against the Giants.

Gonzalez exits as precaution after HBP

Adrian Gonzalez left Thursday's exhibition game against the Angels after getting hit on the right elbow by a pitch, but the Dodgers first baseman said if it were a regular season game he would have remained in the game.

Clayton Kershaw scratched from opener in SD

Inflammation in the upper back has knocked Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw from his scheduled start in the club's domestic regular season opener on ESPN.

Dodgers rotation waits on Ryu's big toe

Hyun-jin Ryu visited a podiatrist on Tuesday. When the southpaw's next start will be made isn't yet known, awaiting diagnosis of a cracked nail on his right big toe.

Kemp to rejoin team this week

The outfielder will rejoin the team likely on Thursday and could be activated as soon as the home opener on April 4.

Puig day-to-day with back tightness

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig expects to workout with the team on Wednesday and play Thursday against the Angels. Manager Don Mattingly tried to clarify comments he made on Sunday about his right fielder.

Gonzalez leaves game with lower back tightness

Gonzalez played four innings and had two plate appearances on Thursday before exiting the game.

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