Dodgers Injuries

Billingsley progressing in rehab

The Dodgers could have placed Chad Billingsley on the 60-day DL on Saturday but didn't. The vote of confidence, plus he progress in rehab, bodes well for a May return to the team.

Still no timetable for Kemp to resume running

News and notes from Dodgers camp, including Matt Kemp progressing from ankle surgery, Yimi Garcia getting sidelined with a knee injury, and a pair of pitchers returning from lat strains.

Kemp wants to play every day upon return

Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is still rehabbing from offseason ankle surgery and might not be ready for opening day. But once he is ready, Kemp plans to play every day despite the presence of four starting outfielders on the current roster.

Zach Lee sidelined with lat strain

Dodgers right-hander Zach Lee has missed a pair of bullpen sessions with a strained lat, but both Lee and the team have called the injury minor. "I'm just trying to do everything so far to get healthy and get back up to speed as quickly as possible."

Scott Elbert has appendix removed

Scott Elbert had surgery to have his appendix removed in late January, and hasn't thrown in two week. The Dodgers left-hander, recovering from Tommy John surgery, hopes to resume throwing this week.

Kemp wants to be 100% for return

Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is returning from offseason surgeries on both his left shoulder and left ankle. He says he wants to be 100% before he returns, and won't rush back like he did in 2013.

Agent: Kemp likely won't be ready for Australia

Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp, recovering from surgeries to both his ankle and shoulder, isn't expected to be ready to play when the Dodgers open their 2014 regular season in Australia on March 22.

Alexander Guerrero to return Friday

Alexander Guerrero hasn't played in the Dominican Winter League since Nov. 12 with a left hamstring injury, but will return to action as early as Friday. Now, to find the Cuban infielder a position.

Onelki Garcia has left elbow surgery

The left-hander, who made his major league debut in 2013, is expected to be ready by the start of the 2014 regular season after a clean-up procedure on his left elbow.

Sue Falsone out as Dodgers trainer

The Dodgers head athletic trainer for the last two seasons has left to pursue other career opportunities, Falsone announced on Monday.

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