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CASEY JANSSEN RUMORS

Casey Janssen reflects on changing Blue Jays clubhouse

Former Toronto Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen believes in his old teammates, but is happy to be with the Washington Nationals.“I’m part of a pretty fun clubhouse and a good group of guys," he told the Toronto Star. Janssen wasn't pursued by the Blue Jays after his contract was up, something that he doesn't quite understand:“I thought it was something (the bullpen) they might...
Via Fox Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Casey Janssen makes his Nats debut

The Washington Nationals welcomed reliever Casey Janssen to the ball club this past weekend. Making his Nationals debut out of the bullpen against the Philadelphia Phillies in the 8-1 loss Saturday, Janssen pitched a scoreless 9th inning and looked strong in his one inning of work. Janssen signed with the Nationals this past offseason as a free agent. He played the last 8 seasons...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: New player profile Casey Janssen

Casey Janssen With the loss of reliever Tyler Clippard two weeks ago, many people wondered what the Washington Nationals were going to do to fill the position. The Nationals have answered this question for 2015 at least, signing Casey Janssen to a one-year contract. Janssen has been with the Toronto Blue Jays since his major league debut in 2006 and has a lot of relief experience...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Just What Happened to Casey Janssen?

Like it or not, this is the time of the year that we write about players like Casey Janssen. There aren’t a whole lot of alternatives. Janssen himself just signed on with the Nationals, to some degree replacing Tyler Clippard at the cost of $5 million guaranteed with a second-year mutual option. The Nationals aren’t […]
Via Fangraphs
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals Get Casey Janssen, Hope for Old Casey Janssen

The Nationals got Casey Janssen today, the same Casey Janssen that did a great job of getting the most out of his skill set before last year. Without an overpowering arsenal, he hung with the best in his craft. Though the contract wasn’t expensive, it still represents a hope that Janssen can return to those […]
Via Fangraphs
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Casey Janssen, Adam Lind

The Toronto Blue Jays might have a couple decisions to make this offseason including players Adam Lind and Casey Janssen, two draft picks for the Jays in the 2004 draft. #483436863 / gettyimages.com This is according to a report by Shi Davidi on sportsnet.ca:Together they’ve been through a build-up, a tear down and a second build-up, and now they’re facing the possibility...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blue Jays' Casey Janssen catches foul ball in cap

Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Casey Janssen caught a foul ball with his cap, and made it look easy, in the bullpen during Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay.The fly ball by Rays batter Wil Myers was hit into the Blue Jays bullpen in foul territory near left field. Janssen stood up from his spot on the bench and made a great catch, and probably saved some fans in the dining...
Via Holdout Sports
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Can The Blue Jays Afford To Keep Handing Ball To Casey Janssen?

The Toronto Blue Jays are desperate for wins with each passing day as they slip further out of contention in the American League wild-card race. Manager John Gibbons needs to field the best possible lineup from here on out in an attempt to win games. Unfortunately for Gibbons his proven reliable closer Casey Janssen has been anything but since the All-Star break and begs the question...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Updates: Casey Janssen, Brett Lawrie

The Toronto Blue Jays are on fire, having won five in a row.  They just swept a four-game, home & home series from the Philadelphia Phillies despite their bullpen still struggling and their (now former) RBI leader on the bench for the past two and a half games.  They kick off a four-game series the Los Angeles Angels tonight but first let's get to an update on both injured...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays updates on Casey Janssen & Jose Reyes

The Toronto Blue Jays are off to a typical Blue Jays start, going 3-4 through their first week of games with the Rays & Yankees.  They kick off a three game set at home tonight against the Houston Astros.  The Jays have been without their closer, Casey Janssen, since the end of Spring Training & without their starting shortstop, Jose Reyes, since his first at-bat of the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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