Chad Billingsley likely out for season

Updated: September 5, 2012, 2:41 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers got mixed news on their bullpen Tuesday, learning that closer Kenley Jansen will return Sept. 17, but that Chad Billingsley -- whose role would have been in relief if he returned -- likely is lost for the season.

A cardiologist informed Jansen he could come off blood-thinning medication in 10 days, meaning he could be back on a field competing a few days after that. Jansen said he "definitely" will be pitching again in 2012.

He said ...

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