Billingsley's aggressive approach pays

Updated: May 1, 2010, 2:57 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre isn't the type to claim credit for things, at least not overtly. And besides, Chad Billingsley, who was so heavily criticized by the media during his first five seasons in the majors, deserves some credit of his own, especially when he pitches well on a consistent basis.

Still, it can't be ignored that in two starts since Torre and pitching coach Rick Honeycutt called him in for a heart-to-heart last week in Cincinnati, Billingsley ...

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