It didn’t take long for Ryan graduate Javy Guerra to find a new home in the majors.
The former Raider baseball standout has been picked up by the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, according to ESPNLosAngeles.com’s Mark Saxson. Guerra was designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Dodgers on March 16.
#Dodgers announce they've lost Javy Guerra (White Sox) and Seth Rosin (Rangers) off waivers. Guerra had been DFA 'd
— Mark Saxon (@markasaxon) March 26, 2014
This spring, Guerra went 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA in eight innings for the Dodgers. In three seasons with Los Angeles, the relief pitcher appeared in 101 games. He accumulated a 2.90 ERA, and opposing batters hit .251 against him.
Guerra started the 2012 season as the Dodgers closer, but he’s battled injuries and problems with his command since a breakout 2011 season. The Ryan alumnus appeared in 27 games for the Dodgers AAA affiliate in Albuquerque and went 0-4 with a 3.66 ERA.
Around 2 p.m. on Wednesday afternooon, Guerra posted this note on his Twitter account.
— JavyGuerra54 (@JavyGuerra54) March 26, 2014