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Padres sign reliever Janssen to minor league deal

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) The San Diego Padres have signed right-hander Casey Janssen to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. The 34-year-old will compete for a spot in the back end of the Padres' bullpen. He was 2-5 with a 4.95 ERA with the Washington Nationals last season. He had a career-high 34 saves for Toronto in 2013. Janssen said he was throwing a...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Passionate Casey Janssen wants to prove himself to Nationals

Halfway through the season, reliever Casey Janssen still doesn't feel like he's contributing to the Washington Nationals, and he's determined to change that. After surrendering a run in three consecutive outings, Janssen was relieved to pitch a scoreless inning on Saturday, and reflected on why the moment was so cathartic for him. "It has to do with me just not really contributing...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals ink free agent reliever Casey Janssen

The Washington Nationals have signed free agent reliever Casey Janssen.  The deal is worth $5 million and is a one-year contract.  The deal also includes a mutual option between the club and Janssen. Janssen departs Toronto after spending all eight season of his career with the Blue Jays.  The 33 year-old right-hander has recorded a 29-24 career record with a 3.50 ERA.  Janssen...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
January 28, 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

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

Casey Janssen proposed to girlfriend Lauren Spear after skydiving

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb received a ton of publicity earlier this month when he proposed to his girlfriend with the help of a dolphin. As it turns out, he was not the only MLB pitcher who executed a flawless proposal this offseason. Last month, Toronto Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen proposed to his […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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