Dodgers look to fill spots behind Kershaw, Greinke

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Clayton Kershaw is No. 1 and Zack Greinke is No. 2 in the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting rotation. There are several interesting candidates vying for slot Nos. 3, 4 and 5.

Chad Billingsley, Josh Beckett, Ted Lilly, Chris Capuano, Aaron Harang and Hyun-Jin Ryu are the six who have begun to throw in batting-practice sessions in the second week of spring training at Camelback Ranch.

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly has kept a close eye on Billingsley and Lilly. Both are coming off injuries.

Billingsley was sidelined of last season because partial to ligament in his right elbow. He decided to forego surgery for rehabilitation.

Lilly was sidelined for most of last season by a left shoulder injury. He underwent arthroscopic surgery in September.