Brian Dozier’s dizzy spell turns out to be a false alarm for Dodgers

first_img“That’s when I called it quits for the night. I guess the protocol is to do an EKG.”Sign up for our Inside the Dodgers newsletter. Be the best Dodger fan you can be by getting daily intel on your favorite team. Subscribe here.Dozier said he had experienced irregular heartbeats all his life, so the EKG result did not cause him to worry. But he had never taken Zyrtec, the brand name of an antihistamine drug. According to the manufacturer’s website, some kinds of Zyrtec contain pseudoephedrine, a stimulant, whose side effects include possible dizziness.“No more Zyrtec for me,” Dozier said.The veteran second baseman said the dizziness lifted once he came out of the game.Coincidentally, Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen was hospitalized with a more serious heart issue last Thursday in Colorado. This one, however, was merely a false alarm. How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire LOS ANGELES — Heart problems are nothing to sneeze at, but it turns out Brian Dozier’s dizzy spell Monday night was not serious.Dozier was removed after the eighth inning of Monday night’s loss to the San Francisco Giants. A subsequent EKG test, which measures heart activity, produced an abnormal result.On Tuesday, Dozier was back in the leadoff spot and able to laugh about the whole incident.“Coming from Colorado (on Sunday), I had a lot of sinus issues, sickness feelings,” he said. “I took a Zyrtec before the game. I don’t take any kind of stimulant … coffee, I don’t do that stuff. Apparently (Zyrtec) has a little bit in it, which caught up to me in the sixth or seventh inning. I became very, very dizzy. Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start INJURY UPDATESPitcher John Axford was placed on the 10-day disabled list to make room for Tuesday’s starting pitcher, Alex Wood. Axford suffered a slight break on the tip of his right fibula Sunday in Colorado when he was struck by a ground ball. Roberts estimated Axford’s recovery time at 2-3 weeks.Jansen is still wearing a wireless heart monitor around his chest, five days after he suffered an atrial fibrillation. He ran sprints and walked the Dodger Stadium warning track, where he usually does his pregame conditioning run.Jansen said a hitter would stand in the batter’s box but not swing during his scheduled bullpen session on Wednesday.Right-hander Daniel Hudson (right forearm tightness) threw a brief simulated game at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday.Julio Urías will make his next rehabilitation start Wednesday for Class-A Rancho Cucamonga. Roberts said Urías will pitch two complete innings, then face one batter in the third.Chase Utley (left wrist inflammation) faced live pitching prior to Tuesday’s game. He and Max Muncy each got several at-bats against minor league pitcher Hunter Speer, a 23-year-old right-hander whom the Dodgers selected in the June draft.JARRIN RECOGNIZEDThe Southern California Sports Broadcasters organization announced that Spanish-language Dodgers announcer Jaime Jarrin will become the third recipient of its Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award at the SCSB’s annual awards luncheon, scheduled for Jan. 28, 2019.Jarrin, 82, began announcing Dodger games in Spanish in 1959. He became the longest-tenured announcer in major league baseball when Scully retired in 2017 after 67 seasons with the Dodgers.ALSOJoc Pederson will bat against a different minor league pitcher prior to Wednesday’s game, Roberts said. The Dodgers’ left-handed batters, including Pederson and Muncy, are getting relatively few starts this week by design. … After facing southpaw Derek Holland on Wednesday, the Dodgers are scheduled to face left-handed pitchers Friday (Wade LeBlanc) and Sunday (Marco Gonzales) in Seattle.UP NEXTDodgers (LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu, 3-0, 2.12 ERA) vs. Giants (LHP Derek Holland, 6-8, 3.97 ERA), Wednesday, 7 p.m., KTLA/5, SportsNet LA (where available), MLB Network (out of market only)Staff Writer Bill Plunkett contributed to this report.Related Articleslast_img read more


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