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KENLEY JANSEN RUMORS

That Quietly Great Dodger Bullpen Is Getting National Attention

With an early game today, this is just a quick thing to pass along some very favorable pieces on the Dodger bullpen. Remember the bullpen? The one that everyone freaked about so much early in the season even though I pointed out how surprisingly well it was doing? Over the last 24 hours or so, two of my FanGraphs colleagues have penned articles about just how effective the mostly...
Via Dodgers Digest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenley Jansen Is on the Mend

When the players, staff, and coaches for the Los Angeles Dodgers were announced at 12:45 on Monday afternoon, injured closer Kenley Jansen walked to the third baseline at Dodger Stadium in a walking boot. But two hours earlier, he was on the outfield grass in left field, no boot, throwing a series of pitches off flat ground to bullpen catcher Steve Cilladi as a cadre of coaches...
Via Baseball Essential
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: Kenley Jansen Injury

Baseball season has finally taken off. The Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves back out in Camelback Ranch, Phoenix, Arizona for spring training. The players will soon start reporting for practice, but there will be one player missing. The twenty-seven year old closer, Kenley Jansen, will not be reporting to any further spring training practices after having surgery on his left foot...
Via isportsweb.com
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kenley Jansen may start the year on the DL after foot surgery

The Dodgers got some bad news on Tuesday – closer Kenley Jansen is expected to miss 8-12 weeks following foot surgery. That timetable puts his return, at the earliest, a week into the 2015 season. Here’s the official press release from the club via Dodger Thoughts. This morning at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, Dodger pitcher Kenley Jansen underwent surgery to remove a growth...
Via The Outside Corner
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: Three questions entering the season

With players reporting to training camp in less than a month, the Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves in another championship or bust season. So with all these expectations around the team, here are some question they will have to answer if they want to achieve their ultimate goal: 1.  Will the bullpen cost them again? Dodgers fans know all to well the horror story that was the...
Via isportsweb.com
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: Who’s the set up man?

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been anything but quiet this off-season. Making multiple moves to completely change the complexion of their roster. From a team that last season was predicated on their offensive fire power to a team that now wants defensive efficiency. Team President Andrew Friedman has been doing all he can to make cost effective moves that not only improve the team...
Via isportsweb.com
January 23, 2015  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via Dodgers Digest
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...
Via Dodgers Digest
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...
Via Dodgers Digest
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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