Pitcher Kenley Jansen and the Dodgers agreed Tuesday on a $4.3 million, one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.
Ramiro Pena had a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in a four-run eighth inning, Jordan Schafer drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves rallied against the Los Angeles Dodgers’ beleaguered bullpen for a 5-2 victory on a rain-soaked Sunday.
If Kenley Jansen could toss 80-90 frames for Los Angeles, he could strike out 130-140 batters with a low ERA and WHIP.
Think Blue analyst Eric Karros reports Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen, who was hospitalized with heart problems, will continue to take blood thinners and is likely to return to the Dodgers mid-September.
The Dodges bullpen trouble could be getting worse and worse. Dodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen was held out of today’s game in Colorado due to his heart conditions, according to LA Times.
Don Mattingly announced on Monday that Javy Guerra has been removed as the Dodgers closer and replaced by Kenley Jansen.
Tim Stauffer pitched three-hit ball for six innings and had a two-run single, leading the San Diego Padres to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday for their fifth straight win.
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is hoping Javy Guerra can build on his strong rookie season.
Javy Guerra worked as a closer in the minor leagues and showed last season he is perfectly comfortable with the pressure-packed ninth inning and recording the final three outs. Kenley Jansen is more than willing to pitch whenever his name is called, too.
Lost in the Clayton Kerhaw and Matt Kemp Triple-Crown talk has been the dominant season by Dodgers reliever Kenley Jansen.
The injury plagued bullpen that has haunted the Dodgers all season long may be getting a boost in the coming days with the expected return of flame-thrower Kenley Jansen.
Hunter Pence’s two-out RBI single in the ninth inning lifted the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed acting closer Vicente Padilla on the 15-day disabled list with a forearm injury. The Dodgers called up Ramon Troncoso to take his roster spot.
Clayton Kershaw allowed three hits over seven innings, Rod Barajas snapped a scoreless tie in the fifth with a solo homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 Friday night.
Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti is concerned about Jonathan Broxton and indicated his time as the primary closer was over, at least in the short term.