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MLB roundup: Billingsley undergoes elbow surgery

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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley had Tommy John ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow Wednesday night, as scheduled.

The right-hander will miss the rest of the 2013 season and the first few months of 2014.

Also, reliever Shawn Tolleson is scheduled for back surgery Thursday afternoon. The righty was placed on the DL April 15, and could miss the rest of the season.

---New York Yankees top outfield prospect Mason Williams was arrested and charged with drunk driving early Thursday morning, according to multiple reports.

Williams, 21, was stopped for speeding and weaving shortly after 1 a.m. ET, according to Tampa police. He had a blood-alcohol level of .062 and .067 in separate readings, the New York Post reported, citing police records. Though both readings are below Florida's legal limit of .08, police said Williams failed field sobriety tests.

Williams plays for the Yankees' Class A Tampa affiliate.

---The Boston Red Sox recalled catcher Ryan Lavarnway from Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday. The 25-year-old has batted .172 in the major leagues.

---The Toronto Blue Jays recalled pitcher Brad Lincoln from Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday. The right-hander will pitch in middle relief for the team. He was acquired last season from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

---The Los Angeles Angels sent pitcher David Carpenter to Triple-A Salt Lake. The righty spent two days in the majors, and he allowed four runs in one-third of an inning Wednesday.
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