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  • • Diamondbacks Release Junior Guerra
    The Diamondbacks announced Wednesday that they’ve released right-hander Junior Guerra, who’d previously been designated for assignment last Friday. Guerra, who’ll turn 36 in January, notched a tidy 3.04 ERA in 23 innings this past season, although his 21-to-15 K/BB ratio and 5.03 SIERA tell another story. The righty was a frequent contributor for the Brewers…...2020
  • • Diamondbacks Designate Junior Guerra
    The Diamondbacks have designated right-handers Junior Guerra and Joel Payamps for assignment. They added righty J.B. Bukauskas, Luis Frias and Matt Peacock, outfielder Stuart Fairchild and infielder Geraldo Perdomo to their 40-man roster. The 35-year-old Guerra joined the Diamondbacks on a one-year guarantee worth $2.65MM last offseason. He wound up posting 23 2/3 innings of…...2020
  • • D-backs Decline Options On Mike Leake, Hector Rondon, Junior Guerra
    The Diamondbacks are declining their 2021 options over right-handers Mike Leake, Hector Rondon and Junior Guerra, general manager Mike Hazen announced to reporters (Twitter link via Steve Gilbert of MLB.com). Leake’s five-year, $80MM contract (originally signed with the Cardinals) carried an $18MM club option with a $5MM buyout. Rondon’s one-year, $3MM deal included a $4MM…...2020
  • • Junior Guerra Changes Representation
    Diamondbacks reliever Junior Guerra is changing representation, per Robert Murray (Twitter link). He’ll now be represented by MVP Sports Group. Guerra, 35, signed a one-year contract with Arizona last offseason worth a guaranteed $2.65MM. That deal comes with a $3.5MM club option for 2021. It’ll be an interesting decision for GM Mike Hazen and the rest…...2020
  • • Junior Guerra Returns To D-Backs Camp
    We’ve covered a lot of players being held out of activities due to the coronavirus, so it’s nice to be able to begin welcoming some back to action. The Diamondbacks announced that right-hander Junior Guerra is back in camp after previously testing positive for COVID-19. It emerged only recently that Guerra had received a coronavirus…...2020
  • • Diamondbacks’ Junior Guerra, Silvino Bracho Test Positive For COVID-19
    Diamondbacks right-handers Junior Guerra and Silvino Bracho have tested positive for the coronavirus, manager Torey Lovullo told reporters (including The Athletic’s Zach Buchanan and The Arizona Republic’s Nick Piecoro) today.  Guerra and Bracho “are asymptomatic and feel great,” Lovullo said.  “They’re in the protocol, they’re doing what they can, taking care o...2020
  • • Source: D-backs, righty Guerra agree to deal
    Right-hander Junior Guerra has reached agreement with the Diamondbacks on a one-year contract, a source confirmed to ESPN....2019
  • • Diamondbacks Sign Junior Guerra
    The Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with right-hander Junior Guerra on a one-year deal that includes a club option for a second year, first reported by Kyle Lesniewski of Brew Crew Ball and confirmed by Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. The value of the contract is unknown. Guerra, who had been arbitration-eligible for the first time,…...2019
  • • Brewers Non-Tender Travis Shaw, Jimmy Nelson, 3 Others
    The Brewers have non-tendered a host of prominent players, per a club announcement. Third baseman Travis Shaw, righties Junior Guerra and Jimmy Nelson, southpaw Alex Claudio, and infielder Tyler Saladino are all being dropped from the roster.  ...2019
  • • Brewers non-tender Travis Shaw, Jimmy Nelson, three others
    The Brewers have non-tendered a host of prominent players, per a club announcement. Third baseman Travis Shaw, righties Junior Guerra and Jimmy Nelson, southpaw Alex Claudio and infielder Tyler Saladino are all being dropped from the roster. That’s quite a lot to take in for the Milwaukee faithful. The organization has already seen several major players depart via free agency and will now bid adie...2019

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Junior Guerra injury and suspension

  • • Brewers Brent Suter reportedly diagnosed with Torn UCL
    Brewers left-hander Brent Suter, who left yesterday’s start after three innings due to a forearm strain, has been diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow, tweets Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. He’s likely to require Tommy John surgery.Suter, 28, has been through a tough stretch recently, struggling to a 7.58 ERA over his past four starts (19 innings). Whether his elbow wa...2018
  • • Flaherty looks to keep rolling vs. Crew
    With injuries and ineffectiveness plaguing the rotation, rookie right-hander Jack Flaherty (3-2, 2.66 ERA) has been the only Cardinals starter immune. He'll get the ball opposite righty Junior Guerra (3-5, 2.89 ERA) when this series continues Friday at 7:10 pm CT from Miller Park. Flaherty impressed by blanking the Cubs for five innings last time out; the 22-year-old owns a 2.43 ERA since rejoinin...2018
  • • Junior Guerra has fourth option year
    The Brewers have some more flexibility with righty Junior Guerra than had generally been realized, as MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy tweets. Milwaukee GM David Stearns says that the hurler has one option season remaining.It seems that Guerra was granted an additional option season at some point in the past, though the details aren’t perfectly clear. Players presumptively may only be optioned in three seas...2018
  • • Brewers' Nelson rehabbing 'ahead of schedule', Cardinals' Molina retiring after '20?
    Brewers ace Jimmy Nelson is “way ahead of schedule” in his rehab from shoulder surgery, reports MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy. The initial plan for Nelson had been to begin a throwing program at the beginning of Spring Training, but Nelson tells McCalvy that he’ll now begin throwing next week. Nelson credits his accelerated timeline to regular use of a hyperbaric chamber, improved conditioning and diet a...2018
  • • Weekend Recap: Guerra and Shaw
    Milwaukee came into the weekend only 3.5 games behind the division leading Cubs, needing at least three wins to have a realistic shot at the division title. Instead, they dropped three of four, including two gut wrenching extra innings losses. The team’s playoff hopes are still alive thanks to the Rockies floundering this weekend against the Padres and only splitting their four game series in San ...2017
  • • Junior Guerra Headed To 10-Day DL
    Brewers righty Junior Guerra exited his Opening Day start after suffering a right calf strain running the bases, as Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports (links to Twitter). He will require a stint on the 10-day DL. It’s not yet clear how severe the injury is, but manager Craig Counsell indicated that he’ll need more…...2017
  • • Brewers Shut Down Junior Guerra
    With nothing to play for the in the standings and only 13 games remaining in their season, the 67-82 Brewers have shut down right-hander Junior Guerra for the year, manager Craig Counsell announced Saturday (Twitter link via Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel). Guerra missed most of August with an elbow injury, but he’s…...2016
  • • Gennett, Santana hit home runs, as Guerra shuts down the Reds
    CINCINNATI -- Junior Guerra pitched six shutout innings, Scooter Gennett and Domingo Santana homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-0 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.Manny Pina drove in two runs and Chris Carter scored all three times he walked to help Milwaukee make the most of six hits and six walks to snap Cincinnati's five-game winning streak, a run that ma...2016
  • • Brewers eye September return for Guerra
    The Brewers are asking Junior Guerra to be a bit more patient in his comeback from an elbow injury....2016
  • • Guerra plays catch; 'All positives' on DL
    Junior Guerra continues to make progress on the right elbow inflammation that landed him on the DL this week, while a pair of injured Brewers look to return to the active roster in late August or early September....2016

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Junior Guerra trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Diamondbacks Designate Junior Guerra
    The Diamondbacks have designated right-handers Junior Guerra and Joel Payamps for assignment. They added righty J.B. Bukauskas, Luis Frias and Matt Peacock, outfielder Stuart Fairchild and infielder Geraldo Perdomo to their 40-man roster. The 35-year-old Guerra joined the Diamondbacks on a one-year guarantee worth $2.65MM last offseason. He wound up posting 23 2/3 innings of…...2020
  • • D-backs Decline Options On Mike Leake, Hector Rondon, Junior Guerra
    The Diamondbacks are declining their 2021 options over right-handers Mike Leake, Hector Rondon and Junior Guerra, general manager Mike Hazen announced to reporters (Twitter link via Steve Gilbert of MLB.com). Leake’s five-year, $80MM contract (originally signed with the Cardinals) carried an $18MM club option with a $5MM buyout. Rondon’s one-year, $3MM deal included a $4MM…...2020
  • • Junior Guerra Changes Representation
    Diamondbacks reliever Junior Guerra is changing representation, per Robert Murray (Twitter link). He’ll now be represented by MVP Sports Group. Guerra, 35, signed a one-year contract with Arizona last offseason worth a guaranteed $2.65MM. That deal comes with a $3.5MM club option for 2021. It’ll be an interesting decision for GM Mike Hazen and the rest…...2020
  • • Source: D-backs, righty Guerra agree to deal
    Right-hander Junior Guerra has reached agreement with the Diamondbacks on a one-year contract, a source confirmed to ESPN....2019
  • • Diamondbacks Sign Junior Guerra
    The Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with right-hander Junior Guerra on a one-year deal that includes a club option for a second year, first reported by Kyle Lesniewski of Brew Crew Ball and confirmed by Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. The value of the contract is unknown. Guerra, who had been arbitration-eligible for the first time,…...2019
  • • Report: Brewers claim Harvey on revocable waivers, no deal yet
    The Brewers are the team that placed the winning claim on Reds right-hander Matt Harvey on Wednesday, reports Jon Heyman of Fancred (via Twitter). They’ve yet to agree to a trade with the Reds, it seems, though there’s still time to do so before waivers on Harvey expire this afternoon at 1:30pm ET. Harvey recently landed 12th on MLBTR’s latest ranking of the Top 20 August trade candidates in baseb...2018
  • • Brewers shut out Rangers, Brinson has 3 hits
    Lewis Brinson had three hits against his former team, driving in the go-ahead run to help the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-0 win over the Texas Rangers. One of Milwaukee's top prospects, Brinson was acquired by the Brewers in the trade that sent veteran catcher Jonathan Lucroy to the Rangers. Right-handed pitcher Junior Guerra made his first start of the spring, pitching one scoreless inning. Scooter ...2017
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  • • MLB Hot Stove Rumors: Teams targeting the Brewers' 31-year-old breakout pitcher
    Junior Guerra is drawing trade interest around the league...2016
  • • Guerra has value during Hot Stove season
    Though Brewers right-hander Junior Guerra did not appear on any ballots when the Baseball Writers' Association of America unveiled its National League Rookie of the Year Award results on Monday, it offered a timely reminder of just how good Guerra was as a 31-year-old rookie in 2016 and how valuable he could be if the Brewers opt to trade him this offseason....2016

Top Junior Guerra news

  • • Brewers' homers, bullpen hold off Angels for Guerra
    Jonathan Lucroy and Chris Carter hit back-to-back home runs in the Brewers' go-ahead fifth inning to power a long-awaited victory for right-hander Junior Guerra, who gave new meaning to the term journeyman in a 5-4 win over the Angels at Miller Park on Tuesday night....2016
  • • Guerra shuts down Dodgers as Braun surges
    Junior Guerra pitched eight scoreless innings and Ryan Braun homered on a four-RBI night in the Brewers' 7-0 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday at Miller Park....2016
  • • Bats silenced as 1 inning sours Stewart's debut
    Junior Guerra pitched eight scoreless innings and Ryan Braun homered on a four-RBI night in the Brewers' 7-0 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday at Miller Park....2016
  • • Guerra handcuffs Nationals in July 4 victory
    Right-hander Junior Guerra proved to be too much for the Nationals, as the Brewers won a tight 1-0 game at Nationals Park on Monday. The Brewers have won three out of their last four games against Washington....2016
  • • Brilliant pitching allows 1 Crew run to hold up
    Well-traveled Brewers right-hander Junior Guerra pitched six scoreless innings for his second victory in as many starts at Miller Park, a 1-0 win over the Padres on Friday....2016
  • • Brilliant pitching allows Crew to blank Padres
    Well-traveled Brewers right-hander Junior Guerra pitched six scoreless innings for his second victory in as many starts at Miller Park, a 1-0 win over the Padres on Friday....2016
  • • Homers boost Crew in Guerra's strong start
    Scooter Gennett and Kirk Nieuwenhuis homered in support of right-hander Junior Guerra, who strung together seven strong innings to help the Brewers split a two-game Interleague set with the A's by way of a 4-2 victory at the Coliseum on Wednesday afternoon....2016
  • • Alonso homers twice as A's erupt for 15 runs
    The A's counted off four home runs against Brewers Opening Day starter Junior Guerra, including two from Yonder Alonso, in a 15-5 slugfest at Hohokam Stadium on Thursday afternoon....2017
  • • Guerra's rise continues with Opening Day nod
    Last season, Junior Guerra didn't even make the Brewers' Opening Day roster. This season, he is the team's pick to start on Opening Day against the Rockies at home on April 3....2017
  • • Diamondbacks Sign Junior Guerra
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  • • Source: D-backs, righty Guerra agree to deal
    2019
  • • Brewers Designate Sam Freeman
    The Brewers have designated lefty Sam Freeman, per a club announcement. His roster spot was needed for righty Junior Guerra, who’ll come up for at least one start. Freeman, 28, gave Milwaukee some innings but not much else. Over 7 2/3 frames, he allowed 11 earned runs on 13 hits. Worse, Freeman walked more batters…...2016
  • • White Sox Outright Adrian Nieto
    The White Sox have outrighted catcher Adrian Nieto off the club’s 40-man roster, per a club announcement (h/t to Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com, on Twitter). After also losing Junior Guerra via waiver claim, the team has three open 40-man slots. Nieto, 25, was taken from the Nationals in the pre-2014 Rule 5 draft. The White Sox carried him…...2015
  • • Latest On Brewers’ Rotation
    As of now, right-handers Chase Anderson, Zach Davies and Jhoulys Chacin are the only locks for Milwaukee’s 2018 rotation, manager Craig Counsell suggested to reporters, including Adam McCalvy of MLB.com, on Sunday (Twitter link). Barring further moves, Brandon Woodruff, Brent Suter, Yovani Gallardo, Junior Guerra and Aaron Wilkerson are in line to compete for the…...2018

Junior Guerra schedule, game

  • • Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 23 identify Clay Buchholz, Junior Guerra as sleepers
    A light schedule will have Fantasy owners hurting for two-start sleepers in Week 23 (Aug. 27-Sept. 2). Our Scott White identifies the best of the bunch....2018
  • • Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 23 peg Clay Buchholz, Junior Guerra as sleepers
    A light schedule will have Fantasy owners hurting for two-start sleepers in Week 23 (Aug. 27-Sept. 2). Our Scott White identifies the best of the bunch....2018
  • • Rizzo leads new-look Cubs lineup past Crew
    In his first game back in the cleanup spot, Anthony Rizzo got the Cubs going with a two-run home run in the first inning off Brewers starter Junior Guerra. Rizzo finished with three RBIs, as the Cubs took the finale from the Brewers. Jason Heyward had three hits and two RBIs, while David Bote added two hits and two runs. Guerra allowed seven runs (six earned) over 3 2/3 innings, while Kyle Hendric...2018
  • • Thames, Guerra placed on disabled list
    The Brewers made a series of roster moves on Saturday morning, starting with placing Eric Thames and Junior Guerra on the 10-day disabled list....2018
  • • Brewers' Nelson rehabbing 'ahead of schedule', Cardinals' Molina retiring after '20?
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  • • Weekend Recap: Guerra and Shaw
    2017
  • • Opening Day-pitcher palooza today on .TV; Arrieta vs. SF on Network
    Today's spring slate features a slew of starting pitchers making their final tuneups before Opening Day starts, including Dallas Keuchel, Zack Greinke, Felix Hernandez, Chris Archer, Corey Kluber, Junior Guerra, Edinson Volquez and Masahiro Tanaka....2017
  • • Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Giancarlo Stanton ready to go; Brandon Drury doing damage
    Giancarlo Stanton is set to return to the lineup Friday and may be available in your league, according to Scott White, who also looks at resurgent pitchers Junior Guerra, Sean Manaea and Alex Cobb....2016
  • • Grading Future Guerra: Strike Zone
    Yesterday, Brewers rookie Junior Guerra had a rough outing at PetCo Park. Few will remember his nondescript four run, four inning outing for its performance, but the righty’s start was significant for another reason: Guerra has now started the most games of any age-31 debut starting pitcher in the MLB divisional era (1969-present). Guerra’s season has been “one of a kind” from the get go, and now ...2016
  • • Junior Guerra Has Been Really Clutch
    Junior Guerra still feels…surreal. That a 31-year-old independent-baller with 3.3 innings pitch in the major leagues became a dependable starting pitcher is bizarre enough. That he’s worked an ERA of 2.85 over his first 15 starts — better than Jon Lester, better than Chris Sale, better than Max Scherzer — leaves me speechless. There are underdogs, there are rags-to-riches tales, and then there’s G...2016

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