Think 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.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have activated right-handed pitcher Rubby De La Rosa and optioned right-handed pitcher Javy Guerra to Triple-A Albuquerque.
Don Mattingly announced on Monday that Javy Guerra has been removed as the Dodgers closer and replaced by Kenley Jansen.
Chipper 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.
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.
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is hoping Javy Guerra can build on his strong rookie season.
Javy 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.
Andre 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.
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.
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.
Clayton 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.
Dioner 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.