Kenley Jansen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kenley Jansen pitches simulated game, targets mid-May return to Dodgers

    True Blue L.A. "Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen continued progressing in his rehabilitation from foot surgery, and remains on target for a mid-May return. Jansen warmed up in the Dodgers bullpen then threw on the Dodger Stadium mound, facing hitters Joc Pederson and Yasmani Grandal before Tuesday night's game..." April 29

  • Kenley Jansen plays catch for first time since undergoing left foot surgery in February

    Hardball Talk "Some promising news out of Dodgers camp … MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick reports that closer Kenley Jansen is off his crutches for good and played catch from a distance of 60 feet on Tuesday afternoon. “I was able to land on the foot and there was no pain,” said Jansen, who underwent surgery exactly..." March 18

  • Kenley Jansen expected to miss 8-12 weeks after foot surgery

    MLB Blogs "In the “Better now than in six months” category comes the following announcement from the Dodgers’ public relations department: This morning at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, Dodger pitcher Kenley Jansen underwent surgery to remove a growth from a bone in his left foot. This was discovered when..." February 17

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Kenley Jansen, #Dodgers avoid arbitration. Jansen agrees to one-year, $4.3-million deal.

  • Dodgers switch closers, dumping Brandon League for Kenley Jansen

    Hardball Talk "Overshadowed by the bench-clearing ugliness of last night’s Dodgers-Diamondbacks game is that Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly finally decided to change closers, announcing beforehand that Kenley Jansen would replace Brandon League in the ninth inning. Jansen has always been the far superior..." June 12

  • Mattingly pulls the plug on Brandon League as closer

    MLB.com "Kenley Jansen is the new Dodgers closer. Manager Don Mattingly made the change Tuesday, one day after Brandon League blew his fourth save. League entered Monday's game in the ninth inning with the Dodgers leading the D-backs, 3-1, but allowed four runs and took the loss. Mattingly said the..." June 11