Kenley Jansen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen won't discuss a new contract during the season

    Los Angeles Times "Kenley Jansen said Thursday he would not discuss a new contract with the Dodgers during the season, all but ensuring one of the premier closers in baseball will hit free agency this fall. Jansen said there is "nothing going on" now and said he would not entertain contract negotiations once the..." April 01

  • Dodgers reportedly sign Kenley Jansen for 2016, avoid salary arbitration

    True Blue L.A. "The Dodgers were able to close the deal with their closer, signing Kenley Jansen to a one-year deal for 2016, avoiding salary arbitration, per Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times. The deal is worth $10.65 million, per Jon Heyman. Last week I guessed a salary of $11.1 million in 2016, while..." January 15

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    Mark Saxon @markasaxon

    Kenley Jansen is available tonight. Had high blood pressure, other symptoms in Denver but he has recovered

  • Broadcaster sends 'prayers' to oddly absent Kenley Jansen

    Sporting News "Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen was needed Wednesday night, but was strangely not available to pitch. Los Angeles went into the bottom of the ninth with a 6-4 lead, which was a perfect save opportunity for Jansen. Except, the Dodgers couldn't use him. Instead, pitchers Adam Liberatore, Yimi..." June 04

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    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    #Dodgers activate closer Kenley Jansen, who had been out all year after foot surgery. LHP Daniel Coulombe sent to AAA.

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Kenley Jansen said he'll be ready if the Dodgers choose to activate him Friday instead of Saturday as planned.

  • Dodgers' Jansen roughed up, says he's ready

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen, who is on the disabled list while recovering from foot surgery, allowed three runs in just 2/3 of an inning during a rehab outing Wednesday but says he's ready to return to the team. Jansen, who has been sidelined since mid-February after undergoing..." May 07

  • 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 …’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 "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

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