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Javy Guerra out as Dodgers closer

Updated: May 7, 2012, 9:19 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Kenley Jansen will replace Javy Guerra as the Los Angeles Dodgers closer immediately, manager Don Mattingly announced before Monday night's game with the San Francisco Giants.

The decision by Mattingly comes on the heels of Guerra's third blown save of the season on Sunday against the Chicago Cubs.

Mattingly informed Guerra of the decision several hours before the game. He later hinted to reporters that Guerra won't necessarily take over the eighth-inning setup ...

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