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Kenley Jansen Motivated By Blown Save, Felt ‘Angry’

Kenley Jansen recorded the 606th strikeout of his career Friday night, the most by any reliever in franchise history. But...
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2 days ago

Kenley Jansen breask Dodgers’ reliever strikeout record

Los Angeles Dodgers right-handed reliever Kenley Jansen struck out his 605th batter on Thursday, breaking Jim Brewer’s record for strikeouts by a Dodgers reliever. Kenley Jansen passes Jim Brewer with his 605th career strikeout in relief, most in Dodgers history. But WP moves Heyward to 3B with 1 out — Eric Stephen (@truebluela) August 27, […] The post Kenley Jansen breask...
Via Today's Knuckleball
3 days ago

Kenley Jansen Blows Save, Kris Bryant Lands Knockout Punch On Dodgers

Fresh off a series victory that ended in a bit of thud, the Los Angeles Dodgers opened a three-game set with the Chicago...
Via Dodger Blue
3 days ago

A.J. Ellis Trade ‘Tough’ For Kenley Jansen, Justin Turner

In a decision no one saw coming but one that could be understood, the Los Angeles Dodgers packaged A.J. Ellis in a trade...
Via Dodger Blue
4 days ago

Jansen breaks another Dodgers record

Kenley Jansen is filling up the resume this season, from a first All-Star berth to the franchise save record to the latest milestone: tying Jim Brewer for the Dodgers' career record for strikeouts by a reliever.
5 days ago

An Inning With One of My New Favorite Pitchers

Some of the best numbers in the upper levels of professional baseball are presently working out of the Dodgers bullpen. I don’t mean Kenley Jansen. I mean, I guess I do mean Kenley Jansen, because that certainly applies well to him, but he’s not the focus here. You know about Jansen and you know that he’s dominant. There’s somebody else in there you probably don’t know...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers trade rumors: Bullpen edition

One “Los Angeles” baseball team made a splash this week, acquiring two solid relief pitchers to fix their bullpen issues. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the one that actually plays in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim made their first dent in the trade market early on, when they traded struggling former closer Ernesto Frieri to the Pirates for their struggling former...
July 08, 2014  |  1 Comment

Kenley Jansen Is Suddenly The Worst Closer In Baseball, Or Something

Oddly — or, I don’t know, maybe it’s not — the tenor of discussion following last night’s extra-inning loss is less about Brandon League being terrible than it is about Kenley Jansen being unable to hold onto a 2-1 lead in the ninth inning. For clarity, here’s what Jansen did. He struck out Hector Sanchez on four pitches. Then, he got Angel Pagan to hit a grounder...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

This Is What A 100MPH Cutter Looks Like

(via) Kenley Jansen did something very notable last night. The accomplishment occurred on this cutter, which struck out Mark Trumbo: GIF Link Per Brooks Baseball, the cutter was thrown at 100.1MPH, the fastest pitch of Jansen’s career. He threw a 99.6MPH cutter to Miguel Cabrera last week, but as Grant Brisbee noted, the pitch was actually the most hit-able of the at-bat. Per...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers sign Kenley Jansen to $4.3 million deal, avoid arbitration

And just like that, all is right in Dodger camp. Word came down on Tuesday the Dodgers and Kenley Jansen agreed to a 1-year, $4.3 million deal that allows the two sides to avoid arbitration. Jansen had asked for $5.05 million, while the Dodgers offered $3.5 million. The midpoint was $4.275 million, which is a “win” for Jansen. Jansen’s arbitration hearing had been scheduled...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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