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Kenley Jansen
1.83 47 104
Team: LA DodgersHt / Wt: 6-5 / 270 NFBC ADP: 66.61
Position: RPBorn: 9/30/1987 Birthplace: Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles
Bats/Throws: S/R Draft: Undrafted by Dodgers (2004)

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Oct. 17 9:23 AM PT10:23 AM MT11:23 AM CT12:23 PM ET12:23 ET16:23 GMT0:23 9:23 AM MST11:23 AM EST11:53 AM VEN20:23 UAE11:23 AM CT-Jansen notched the first six-out save of his career to close out Sunday's Game 2 of the NLCS. The standout reliever struck out four over two perfect innings to protect a 1-0 lead against the Cubs.
Analysis: Jansen was hit hard in a non-save situation against Washington in Game 3 of the NLDS, but he's been masterful in his four other outings this postseason. The right-hander has now recorded three saves, fanned 13 in 7 1/3 innings and held opposing hitters to a .154 average during the playoffs.
Oct. 10 6:22 PM PT7:22 PM MT8:22 PM CT9:22 PM ET21:22 ET1:22 GMT9:22 6:22 PM MST8:22 PM EST8:52 PM VEN5:22 UAE (+1)8:22 PM CT-Jansen failed to keep the Dodgers within one run in the ninth inning Monday as the Nationals won 8-3 to take a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series.
Analysis: He allowed a leadoff homer, a walk, hit a batter and recorded an out before giving up a two-run double that ended his day. Jansen was charged with four runs after giving up that many over his previous 21 appearances.
Oct. 8 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET0:46 ET4:46 GMT12:46 9:46 PM MST11:46 PM EST12:16 AM VEN8:46 UAE11:46 PM CT-Jansen preserved a one-run lead by recording the final five outs - three by strikeout - to close out the Dodgers' 4-3 win over Washington in Game 1 of the NLDS.
Analysis: Jansen has been close to automatic all season long, so the biggest concern for those pondering using him in daily leagues if he'll be available for Saturday's Game 2 after throwing 27 pitches.
Sep. 15 8:35 AM PT9:35 AM MT10:35 AM CT11:35 AM ET11:35 ET15:35 GMT23:35 8:35 AM MST10:35 AM EST11:05 AM VEN19:35 UAE10:35 AM CT-Luis Avilan (2-0) got four outs and Jansen completed the three-hitter, matching his career high with 44 saves in 50 chances, in Wednesday's 2-0 win over the Yankees.
Analysis: Los Angeles threw its major league-leading 15th shutout and won two of three in an interleague series between old October rivals. Jansen has been a big reason for the Dodgers' pitching success as one of the game's top closers.
Sep. 8 9:26 AM PT10:26 AM MT11:26 AM CT12:26 PM ET12:26 ET16:26 GMT0:26 9:26 AM MST11:26 AM EST11:56 AM VEN20:26 UAE11:26 AM CT-Jansen continued his strong stretch Wednesday when he picked up his 43rd save in a 3-1 win over the D-backs.
Analysis: Jansen has converted 9 of 10 save chances while not allowing a run in 10 of his last 12 appearances.
Aug. 27 10:59 PM PT11:59 PM MT12:59 AM CT1:59 AM ET1:59 ET5:59 GMT13:59 10:59 PM MST12:59 AM EST1:29 AM VEN9:59 UAE12:59 AM CT-Jansen had a rare stumble on Friday, allowing one run en route to his sixth blown save in a 6-4, 10-inning loss to the Cubs.
Analysis: Jansen has gone 37 of 43 in save situations while posting a 1.99 ERA in 56 appearances this season. He had converted his previous nine save opportunities.
July 11 7:21 AM PT8:21 AM MT9:21 AM CT10:21 AM ET10:21 ET14:21 GMT22:21 7:21 AM MST9:21 AM EST9:51 AM VEN18:21 UAE9:21 AM CT-Jansen continued his outstanding run Sunday. He allowed one hit and a walk but struck out two on the way to his 27th save in a 3-1 home win over the Padres.
Analysis: Jansen has thrown 14 1/3 scoreless innings with 26 strikeouts in his last 14 appearances. He's also converted 10 consecutive saves over that span.
July 10 10:32 AM PT11:32 AM MT12:32 PM CT1:32 PM ET13:32 ET17:32 GMT1:32 10:32 AM MST12:32 PM EST1:02 PM VEN21:32 UAE12:32 PM CT-Jansen had two strikeouts on the way to his 26th save in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Padres.
Analysis: Jansen hasn't allowed a run over 13 1/3 innings in his last 13 appearances. He's converted nine consecutive save chances over that span.
July 5 5:41 PM PT6:41 PM MT7:41 PM CT8:41 PM ET20:41 ET0:41 GMT8:41 5:41 PM MST7:41 PM EST8:11 PM VEN4:41 UAE (+1)7:41 PM CT-Jansen earned his first All-Star nod.
Analysis: Jansen entered Tuesday second in MLB with 25 saves. He has a 1.30 ERA.
July 3 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET23:13 ET3:13 GMT11:13 8:13 PM MST10:13 PM EST10:43 PM VEN7:13 UAE (+1)10:13 PM CT-Jansen extended his impressive stretch with another scoreless inning Sunday, earning his 24th save.
Analysis: Over his last nine appearances, Jansen has tossed 9 1/3 scoreless innings and allowed two hits with one walk and 17 strikeouts. He has a 1.06 ERA in his past 17 games.
June 21 10:12 AM PT11:12 AM MT12:12 PM CT1:12 PM ET13:12 ET17:12 GMT1:12 10:12 AM MST12:12 PM EST12:42 PM VEN21:12 UAE12:12 PM CT-Jansen became the Los Angeles Dodgers' franchise leader with the 162nd save of his career in a 4-1 win over the Nationals on Monday.
Analysis: With two strikeouts and a game-ending groundout, Jansen earned his 20th save in 23 chances this season, securing his fifth 20-save season. His career total surged past the mark set by Eric Gagne, who called him with congratulations shortly afterward.
June 16 8:24 AM PT9:24 AM MT10:24 AM CT11:24 AM ET11:24 ET15:24 GMT23:24 8:24 AM MST10:24 AM EST10:54 AM VEN19:24 UAE10:24 AM CT-Jansen has recorded back-to-back saves after blowing an opportunity in a 5-4 loss at San Francisco on Saturday.
Analysis: Jansen has been outstanding for the most part this season, converting 19 of 22 saves with a 1.71 ERA in 28 appearances.
June 11 11:46 AM PT12:46 PM MT1:46 PM CT2:46 PM ET14:46 ET18:46 GMT2:46 11:46 AM MST1:46 PM EST2:16 PM VEN22:46 UAE1:46 PM CT-Jansen allowed one hit and walked another before wrapping up his 17th save in Friday's 3-2 win at San Francisco.
Analysis: Since blowing consecutive save chances last month, Jansen has converted four straight. He's given up no runs and two hits over six innings in his last six appearances.
June 8 8:37 AM PT9:37 AM MT10:37 AM CT11:37 AM ET11:37 ET15:37 GMT23:37 8:37 AM MST10:37 AM EST11:07 AM VEN19:37 UAE10:37 AM CT-Jansen earned his second win of the season with a hitless ninth inning of the Dodgers' 4-3 walk-off victory over the Rockies.
Analysis: Jansen has had six consecutive scoreless appearances, allowing two hits and two walks in 6 1/3 innings.

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