Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Javy Guerra underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder, reports Steve Dilbeck of the Los Angeles Times. Yep, injury No. 3 in Guerra’s troubled season emerged when the Dodgers announced Friday he had undergone arthroscopic right shoulder surgery. Guerra went through a 25-minute procedure which cleaned up the bursitis he was dealing with in his AC joint. The right-hander will be able to begin a throwing program in six weeks and should be good to go by the time spring training rolls around. The surgery caps Guerra’s injury-plagued season. The 27-year-old missed time this year due to a knee injury, which required surgery, and an oblique injury, which ended his season. His shoulder didn’t cause him to miss time, as it was something the right-hander pitched through. Guerra entered the season as the Dodgers’ closer, and he posted an ERA and WHIP of 2.60 and 1.489 over 45 appearances. Despite his solid ERA, he was sent back to Triple-A for a short stint because of his command issues (4.6 BB/9). Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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