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WT: 245 lbs. HT: 6-1
BATS: Right THROWS: Right
BORN: July 29, 1984
BIRTHPLACE: Defiance, Ohio

Rallied from a subpar second half of '09 and re-established himself as an indispensable player. Had an ERA of 2.45 with 82 Ks in 92 innings in his final 14 outings. ... Highlight: Five-hit shutout of the Giants on July 21. ... Lowlight: A day after Kershaw was KO'd in the second inning by Milwaukee, Billingsley was touched for four runs in the first. (He threw five shutout innings after that.) ... Sidelight: After Arizona's three HRs off him May 31, allowed one HR in 126⅔ innings.

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SPLITS G IP BB SO W L WHIP ERA
Career 226 1212.1 499 1052 83 64 1.373.72