Kenley Jansen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kenley Jansen: Pitchers must adjust to pitch clock to avoid injury

    The Score "Boston Red Sox closer Kenley Jansen believes pitchers will need to find ways to adjust to the pitch clock to protect themselves from potential injuries. "Your body feels different now ... You're not pacing yourself out there," Jansen told Audacy's "Baseball..." May 22

  • Kenley Jansen becomes 7th reliever in MLB history to reach 400 saves "Kenley Jansen, originally a catcher from Curaçao, is now in a select club occupied by some of the best closers to ever play the game. The veteran righty became the seventh pitcher in history to reach 400 saves in his career on Wednesday, closing out a 5-2 victory for..." May 11

  • How Red Sox closer Kenley Jansen rebuilt his mind and body to reach 400 saves

    The Athletic "The path to 400 saves for Kenley Jansen began long ago. The first steps were taken July 25, 2010, at Dodger Stadium, to be exact, one day after he’d made his major league debut for the Dodgers. The 22-year-old Jansen entered after eight scoreless innings from Clayton..." May 11

  • Red Sox closer Kenley Jansen: 'Analytics will not win you championships'

    The Score "Boston Red Sox closer Kenley Jansen believes it takes more to win a World Series than the analytical approach many teams use in this era of baseball. "Let me put it this way: analytics will not win you championships because the numbers are the numbers but you don't know how..." April 06

  • Red Sox closer Kenley Jansen knows he must change now that MLB’s rules have as well

    The Athletic "One afternoon last summer, while preparing for a game with the Atlanta Braves, Kenley Jansen stared at a clubhouse television, riveted but chagrined. An MLB Network graphic displayed the slowest-working pitchers in baseball. Jansen saw his name at the top of the..." February 23

  • Red Sox land Kenley Jansen on 2-year, $32M deal

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Red Sox are in agreement on a two-year, $32MM contract with free-agent right-hander Kenley Jansen, reports ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The Wasserman client becomes the third free-agent reliever to sign in Boston this winter, joining righty Chris Martin and lefty Joely..." December 07