Kenley Jansen RUMORS & NEWS

  • How top closers available Chapman, Jansen, Melancon get their outs

    CBS Sports "Over the weekend, the Cardinals signed left-handed reliever Brett Cecil to a surprising four-year deal worth more than $30 million. That contract inspired curiosity; if a good setup man is receiving so much, then how rich are the elite closers -- Aroldis Chapman, Kenley Jansen, and Mark Melancon..." November 22

  • Kenley Jansen is Marlins’ top target

    Fanrag Sports "The Miami Marlins would love to sign Kenley Jansen if the market breaks right for them. They are considering the idea of putting together a super pen since there aren’t the types of starters available at reasonable cost to help them upgrade their rotation in a meaningful way. One thing in their..." November 17

  • Justin Turner and Kenley Jansen turn down qualifying offers

    Hardball Talk "More qualifying offer news coming in: Jon Heyman reports that free agents Justin Turner and Kenley Jansen, late of the Dodgers, have each decided to turn down their qualifying offers. Again, no surprises here. Turner hit 27 home runs in 2016 and has a 136 OPS+in 386 games over the last three..." November 14

  • Dodgers’ Justin Turner, Kenley Jansen to decline qualifying offers

    Fanrag Sports "Despite the Los Angeles Dodgers reaching the NLCS in 2016, it appears that the club’s roster may look a little different come spring training. While the Dodgers previously extended qualifying offers to both third baseman Justin Turner and closer Kenley Jansen, the tandem of looming free agents..." November 14

  • Dodgers to make qualifying offers to Justin Turner and Kenley Jansen

    Hardball Talk "The Dodgers will extend a $17.2 million qualifying offer to third baseman Justin Turner and closer Kenley Jansen, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports. Both are expected to reject the QO to head into free agency. They will have draft pick compensation attached to them as a result. Turner, who..." November 07

  • Britton, Jansen earn Reliever of Year honors

    MLB.com "Zach Britton of the Orioles and Kenley Jansen of the Dodgers were named winners of the Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Award and the Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever of the Year Award, respectively, in a ceremony by Major League Baseball and presenting sponsor The..." October 30

  • Justin Turner and Kenley Jansen could return to the Dodgers in 2017

    Hardball Talk "With their 2016 season and 11-game playoff run in the books, the Dodgers are refocusing their attention on the upcoming 2017 season. Two outstanding performers, third baseman Justin Turner and right-handed closer Kenley Jansen, are on the cusp of free agency heading into the offseason. According..." October 23

  • Mets need to go after closer Kenley Jansen to keep up with Cubs

    New York Daily News "At the moment the Cubs are no lock to win that ever-elusive world championship over the next couple of weeks, but based on their six games in this post-season, they’ve already upped the ante on other challengers for National League supremacy in the next few years. How? Well, have you seen what..." October 19

  • Dodgers’ 4 main targets they want to re-sign

    Today's Knuckleball "The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to try to re-sign at least four of their free agents – Justin Turner, Kenley Jansen, Rich Hill and Chase Utley – but as they’ve proven in most cases in the past, they won’t necessarily use their largesse to try to blow everyone away. They loved Hill last..." September 01