Kenley Jansen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kenley Jansen says he'll pitch for Netherlands in next round of World Baseball Classic

    CBS Sports "Japan and the Netherlands have already qualified for the four-team, single-elimination championship round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic ( scores, schedule, standings ) that starts March 20 in Dodger Stadium. That’s good news for the upstart Dutch, of course. Here’s more good news ......" March 16

  • Dodgers' Kenley Jansen leaving door open to WBC

    Orange County Register "Picture Kenley Jansen dressed in black and orange standing on the pitcher’s mound at Dodger Stadium to close out a game. “Imagine that,” Jansen said with a laugh. “Hey, Dodgers fans – it’s my country. How awesome would that be?” Team Netherlands – which includes Jansen’s native Curacao –..." March 08

  • Kenley Jansen turns down record deal to stay with Dodgers

    USA Today "Even as they were starting to build their current stretch of four consecutive NL West titles, the Los Angeles Dodgers were dogged by reports that they had a toxic clubhouse mix. That was one of the issues president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman wanted to address when he joined the club..." February 16

  • Dodgers formally announce Kenley Jansen signing, designate Micah Johnson for assignment

    Hardball Talk "After nearly a month, the Dodgers made the signing of closer Kenley Jansen official on Tuesday. To create roster space on the 40-man roster, the club designated second baseman Micah Johnson for assignment, per Eric Stephen of SB Nation’s True Blue LA. Jansen, 29, agreed to a five-year, $80..." January 10

  • Dodgers Close To Deal With Kenley Jansen

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Dodgers are close to a deal to bring back closer Kenley Jansen, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (on Twitter). It would seem that Monday has the makings of a big day for the Dodgers and their fans, as multiple reports today have indicated that the Dodgers are also progressing toward a..." December 12

  • Kenley Jansen agree to five-year deal worth $80 million

    SI "The Los Angeles Dodgers and reliever Kenley Jansen have agreed to a five-year deal, according to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal. The deal is reportedly worth $80 million, according to ESPN's Jim Bowden. Jansen finished last season with a 1.83 ERA, 47 saves and 104 strikeouts in 68 2/3 innings..." December 12

  • The win-now Nationals are hunting for a new closer and Jansen may be the solution

    CBS Sports "The Washington Nationals have had an eventful week. General manager Mike Rizzo traded for Adam Eaton on Wednesday, then traded away Danny Espinosa on Saturday. Now Rizzo is hunting for a new closer. The Nationals have been tied to Chicago White Sox fireman David Robertson and Tampa Bay Rays..." December 12

  • Nationals making push for Jansen

    MLB Trade Rumors "Rival executives don’t expect the Dodgers to match the Marlins’ offer, per Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times (Twitter link). The Nationals are now “making a push” for Jansen, reports FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal (Twitter links). However, the Nats are “uncomfortable” with the financial..." December 08

  • Kenley Jansen? Wade Davis? Cubs Keeping an Open Mind For the Ninth Inning

    CSN Chicago "The San Francisco Giants had been three outs away from forcing an elimination game that Johnny Cueto would have started at Wrigley Field – and five different relievers couldn’t protect a three-run lead against a Cubs team that made a stunning comeback. That October crash reverberated throughout..." December 06