Kenley Jansen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kimbrel, Jansen named Relievers of the Year "Craig Kimbrel of the Red Sox and Kenley Jansen of the Dodgers threw "immaculate innings" within a week of each other back in May, each striking out the side on nine pitches for only the 78th and 79th occurrences in Major League Baseball history. Maybe it was a harbinger that they would accept..." October 28

  • Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen: The best late-inning playoff weapon since Mariano Rivera

    USA Today "A sense of finality used to permeate at the ballpark whenever Mariano Rivera trotted in from the bullpen, a feeling heightened at Yankee Stadium when his entrance song, the hard rock classic “Enter Sandman,’’ blared through the loudspeakers. Opponents essentially knew the game was over, with..." October 24

  • Dodgers' Kenley Jansen: I don't care about the Indians, 'we are still the best team'

    CBS Sports "So are these bold words coming from Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen or a simple statement of fact? You be the judge. Via Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times, here's what Jansen had to say: "I don't care how good the Indians are playing. I don't care how good the Nationals are playing. We are..." September 13

  • After 112 batters and 51 strikeouts, Dodgers' Jansen issues first walk of 2017

    CBS Sports "The Dodgers came back against the Rockies (LAD 12, COL 6) on Sunday to earn their 10th consecutive win. Colorado setup man Adam Ottavino melted down spectacularly in the game. The most unlikely thing about the game was not Ottavino uncorking four wild pitches in one inning. It was Dodgers..." June 26