Closer Jansen Likely To Return Mid-September; Mattingly Not Optimistic On BillinglseyThink Blue analyst Eric Karros reports Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen, who was hospitalized with heart problems, will continue to take blood thinners and is likely to return to the Dodgers mid-September.
Dodgers Activate Right-Handed Pitcher Rubby De La RosaThe Los Angeles Dodgers have activated right-handed pitcher Rubby De La Rosa and optioned right-handed pitcher Javy Guerra to Triple-A Albuquerque.
Jansen In, Guerra Out As Dodgers Closer Don Mattingly announced on Monday that Javy Guerra has been removed as the Dodgers closer and replaced by Kenley Jansen.
Kemp Hits 10th HR But Fall To Braves After Jones' RBI Hit In 9thChipper Jones singled home the go-ahead run in his final regular season at-bat at Dodger Stadium after Dan Uggla tied it with his second RBI single earlier in the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves defeated Los Angeles 4-2 Wednesday night.
Brewers Score Twice In 9th To Snap Dodgers' 6-Game Winning Streak Pinch-hitter George Kottaras slugged a two-run double in the bottom of the ninth off Javy Guerra and the Brewers snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game winning streak, beating LA 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Dodgers Hoping For Encore From Javy GuerraLos Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is hoping Javy Guerra can build on his strong rookie season.
Mattingly Confident In Dodgers BullpenJavy Guerra worked as a closer in the minor leagues and showed last season he is perfectly comfortable with the pressure-packed ninth inning and recording the final three outs. Kenley Jansen is more than willing to pitch whenever his name is called, too.
Ethier Hits Grand Slam To Help Dodgers Beat Padres 8-5Andre Ethier's grand slam capped an eight-run second inning that included six walks by Tim Stauffer -- three with the bases-loaded -- to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 8-5 Tuesday night.
Dodgers 9th Inning Rally Stun Furcal, Cardinals Aaron Miles' RBI triple keyed a two-run, ninth inning rally and the Los Angeles Dodgers came from behind to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Monday night.
Gordon's Glove Saves Dodgers In Arizona For the second time in four games, the Los Angeles Dodgers scored six runs or more, scoring seven on Friday night to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4.
Dodgers Win 5th Consecutive Game, Down D-Backs 6-4Clayton Kershaw allowed four runs, none of them earned runs in seven innings of work, and struck out eight Arizona Diamondbacks, as the Dodgers won their fifth straight game, 6-4.
Guerra Closes Out Dodgers 1-0 Win Over AstrosDioner Navarro hit a go-ahead HR in the bottom of the eighth inning off reliever Wilton Lopez and Javy Guerra pitched a perfect 9th for his second career save and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Houston Astros 1-0 on Sunday afternoon.