Kenley Jansen


Dodgers to acquire Aroldis Chapman from Reds

That’s one way to help make up for Zack Greinke‘s departure. The Dodgers on Monday agreed to a trade with the Reds to acquire Aroldis Chapman. Chapman is one of baseball’s best pitchers, and now he’ll team with Kenley Jansen to form baseball’s best 1-2 punches at the end of a game. If you don’t know…


Let’s See As Much Kenley Jansen As Possible, Please

Me, a few weeks back, when it seemed unlikely the Dodgers would overtake the Mets for home field in the NLDS: Home field adv doesn’t matter much, except that it prevents mgr from pulling “no closer in tie game on the road” business, so maybe it does — Mike Petriello (@mike_petriello) September 27, 2015 And…


Relievers Who Have Thrown More Than Kenley Jansen, Last 30 Days

Presented just about entirely without comment, here’s a list of relief pitchers who have thrown more pitches than Kenley Jansen over the last 30 days. “But worse pitchers take longer to get outs,” you might argue, “and some of these guys are multiple-inning long men.” Very true, and yet not at all the point. Isn’t…


Kenley Jansen Is Just The Best

Kenley Jansen hasn’t pitched in a while, and that’s disappointing. He’s thrown only 16 pitches since the start of last week, on June 18 in Texas, and that’s it. That’s because the Dodgers have either been losing or blowing out the Giants, and you know how Don Mattingly feels about using his closer in non-save situations….


Rockies @ Dodgers May 15, 2015: KENLEY

KENLEY. Today, the Dodgers activated Kenley Jansen and sent Daniel Coulombe back to Oklahoma City, which is a sentence I should probably just save because it will be used 20 more times this season. Rockies Dodgers 7:10 p.m. Los Angeles, Ca. LF Blackmon CF Pederson SS Tulowitzki SS Rollins 3B Arenado 2B Kendrick 1B Rosario…

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2015 Dodgers prospects: 2018 Pitching Staff

This is the penultimate piece in my 2015 Dodgers prospects series. I look at how I think the 2018 pitching staff could shape up. There are a few Dodger pitching prospects who could crack the 2018 pitching staff, but if there is a big hole that can be filled with a big signing (specifically in…