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CASEY JANSSEN RUMORS

Nationals, right-hander Janssen finalize 1-year, $5M deal

  Casey Janssen and the Washington Nationals have finalized a one-year contract that includes a mutual option for 2016 and guarantees the reliever $5 million. Janssen had spent his entire big league career with the Toronto Blue Jays, going 29-24 with 90 saves and a 3.52 ERA since 2006. The right-hander had 25 saves in 30 chances with a 3.94 ERA last year but struggled following...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Casey Janssen and Nationals finalize $5 million, 1-year deal

WASHINGTON (AP) Casey Janssen and the Washington Nationals have finalized a one-year contract that includes a mutual option for 2016 and guarantees the reliever $5 million. Janssen had spent his entire big league career with the Toronto Blue Jays, going 29-24 with 90 saves and a 3.52 ERA since 2006. The right-hander had 25 saves in 30 chances with a 3.94 ERA last year but struggled...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nationals, free-agent reliever Janssen agree to contract

A person familiar with the negotiations says right-handed reliever Casey Janssen and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a one-year contract with an option for 2016. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Wednesday because the deal had not been announced. Janssen was a free agent after spending his entire big league career with the Toronto Blue...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: RHP Casey Janssen, Nationals agree to contract

A person familiar with the negotiations says right-handed reliever Casey Janssen and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a one-year contract with an option for 2016. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Wednesday because the deal had not been announced. Janssen was a free agent after spending his entire big league career with the Toronto Blue...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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
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