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Dodgers' Kenley Jansen: Likely unavailable Tuesday

Manager Dave Roberts said Jansen is likely unavailable for Tuesday's game against the Phillies after the right-hander recorded one-inning saves Sunday and Monday, Eric Stephen of reports. Roberts didn't definitively say that the right-hander wouldn't pitch Tuesday, but it sounds like the skipper will do everything he can to...
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Dodgers' Kenley Jansen: Notches 15th save

Jansen pitched the ninth inning, allowing two hits and earning the save in the 5-3 win over the Rangers on Sunday. Jansen inherited runners on the corners with no outs in the bottom of the ninth with a three-run lead. It was not the smoothest outing for him, as he allowed a single to the first two batters he faced. He then retired the next three batters in order while the bases were loaded to end the game. Jansen is 15-for-17 in save opportunities with a 1.69 ERA and a 1.05 WHIP in 26.2 innings.
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Kenley Jansen is both better and worse than ever

Until the Giants tagged him for three runs in Friday night’s extra innings contest, Kenley Jansen hadn’t given up a run in the month of May. After appearing mortal for the past three years, Jansen has, at times, looked like the demigod for the first eight years of his career. He turned heads with this 95 mph cutter to Kyle Lewis that broke over a foot.

Dodgers' Kenley Jansen: Surrenders three in loss

Jansen (0-2) lost Friday's 8-5 game with the Giants, allowing three runs (two earned) on two hits and a walk with a strikeout in 0.2 innings. Jansen was brought in for the 10th inning but allowed inherited runner Steven Duggar to score before giving up an Evan Longoria two-RBI double. He was then removed with two outs. The blowup outing was Jansen's first of the campaign, as he had allowed only three runs on the season prior to Friday. He remains a quality closer option.

Dodgers' Kenley Jansen: Could be unavailable until Sunday

Manager Dave Roberts said Jansen may not be available Friday and Saturday in San Francisco after pitching in three of the past four games, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports. The 33-year-old covered 3.1 innings on 46 pitches while picking up three saves during the four-game set...

Dodgers News: Kenley Jansen Has 3rd-Most Saves With Single Team In MLB History

The Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to three games and improved to 7-1 on their homestand Wednesday night, with Kenley Jansen converting the save in a comeback win against the Arizona Diamondbacks. It was Jansen’s 321st save of his career, which tied him with Jose Mesa for 20th...
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Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen is on track after three years on shaky ground

The angst that accompanied Kenley Jansen’s entrance into games for the past three seasons has dissipated as the confidence in the Dodgers closer has grown. Jansen may not be back to his 2017 level of dominance, when he went 5-0 with a career-low 1.32 ERA and 41, striking out 109 and walking seven in 68 1/3 innings, but the 33-year-old right-hander is close enough for the Dodgers to feel secure again with a narrow ninth-inning lead.
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Kenley Jansen has the 3rd-most saves with one team in MLB history

Kenley Jansen recorded his 321st career save on Wednesday, tied with Jose Mesa for 20th all-time in MLB history. But he also surpassed Dennis Eckersley for third-most saves with one team. “I’m thankful that I’ve been with this organization for so long,” Jansen said. “After this year, it will be...

Dodgers' Kenley Jansen: Earns another save

Jansen recorded his eighth save of the season Monday against the Diamondbacks. He allowed one hit and one walk with no strikeouts across 1.1 innings. Jansen entered the game to record the final out of the eighth inning following a groundout of Domingo Leyba, and while things got complicated in the ninth when he had runners on first and second with one out, he closed things out with a double play. Jansen has gone 8-for-10 in save opportunities this season.

Has Kenley Jansen Been the Best Dodger Reliever in 2021?

During this 2021 season, it has been quite the roller coaster for the Dodgers, and yet we are only still in the month of May. A fast start followed by a domino effect of injuries and a rough losing stretch in which the Dodgers lost 15 out of 20 games has been the storyline so far.

Dodgers' Kenley Jansen: Locks down seventh save

Jansen pitched a perfect ninth with two strikeouts to save Friday's 9-6 win against the Marlins. Jansen retired all three Marlins he faced in securing an easy save for Los Angeles. He now has seven saves and a 1.65 ERA on the season and is among the game's top closers.