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Kenley Jansen

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Dodgers | Kenley Jansen picks up fifth blown save

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:04:00 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen allowed a game-tying home run with two outs in the ninth against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, July 22. It was his fifth blow save of the season and second in four appearances since the All-Star break.

Fantasy Tip: Jansen has only been scored on in five games this year. Four of those resulted in blown saves. While that number isn't ideal, Jansen has 28 saves and rates as one of the game's best closers.

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Dodgers | Kenley Jansen sets franchise record

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:55:47 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen nailed down his 20th save of the season Monday, June 20, against the Washington Nationals. The save was his 162nd of his career, becoming the franchise leader in the category. He has 20 or more saves five times in his career.

Fantasy Tip: Jansen has 20 saves and a sparkling 1.53 ERA, serving as one of the most consistent closers in fantasy baseball.

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Dodgers | Kenley Jansen ties franchise mark

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 17:39:20 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen picked up his 19th save of the season Wednesday, June 15, versus the Arizona Diamondbacks after working a perfect ninth inning with two strikeouts. It was also his 161st career save with the Dodgers, tying him with RP Eric Gagne for the most in team history.

Fantasy Tip: As good as he's always been, Jansen is arguably having his best season ever, as he's on pace for a career high in saves. He also owns a sparkling 1.71 ERA, which would be the best he's ever recorded if he can keep up that marvelous pace. Undoubtedly, Jansen is one of the true elite closers to own across fantasy baseball.

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Dodgers | Kenley Jansen reaches Dodgers milestone

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 17:13:40 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen threw a perfect ninth inning for the save over the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday, June 15, to tie the franchise record of 161 career saves held by Eric Gagne. Jansen has 19 saves in 22 tries in 2015.

Fantasy Tip: Despite three blown saves this year, Jansen remains an elite fantasy closer with a 1.78 ERA, 0.78 WHIP and 28 strikeouts in 25 1/3 innings.

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Dodgers | Kenley Jansen blows another save

Sun, 22 May 2016 23:40:49 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen blew his second consecutive save chance Sunday, May 22. He didn't allow an earned run in 1 1/3 innings.

Fantasy Tip: His numbers are still great with a 1.50 ERA, a 0.61 WHIP and 20 K's in 18 innings. He's in no danger of losing his job and should remain in lineups.

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Dodgers | Kenley Jansen suffers loss

Sat, 21 May 2016 06:54:26 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen allowed two runs on two hits in one-third of an inning against the San Diego Padres Friday, May 20, to suffer his first loss and first blown save of the season.

Fantasy Tip: Jansen has been one of the best closers in baseball this season and allowed at least one run for only the second time Friday. Jansen will continue to be the team's closer and should be used in all fantasy leagues.

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Dodgers | Kenley Jansen locks down eighth save

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 05:43:49 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen did not allow a base runner and notched a strikeout to record his eighth save of the season during the Dodgers' 4-1 win over the Colorado Rockies Saturday, April 23.

Fantasy Tip: This is just a friendly reminder that Jansen is an elite closer. His eight saves pace the league, and he has allowed just three base runners all season for a 0.00 ERA, a 0.35 WHIP and he has struck out nine batters through 8 2/3 innings.

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Dodgers | Kenley Jansen picks up another save

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:24:17 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen pitched a scoreless 10th inning against the Atlanta Braves Thursday, April 21, to record his seventh save of the season.

Fantasy Tip: Jansen has not allowed a run in any of his appearances this season and his seven saves leads MLB at this point. Jansen is a must-start option in all leagues and should receive plenty of save opportunities.

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Dodgers | Kenley Jansen picks up sixth save

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:12:10 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen pitched his sixth save of the season Wednesday, April 20, as the Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves, 5-3, in 10 innings.

Fantasy Tip: Jansen has had success so far through the first two weeks of the season, as he has six saves in 15 games. If you are looking for a reliable closer and the matchup is favorable, pick up Jansen in daily contests. Chances are he's long gone in regular leagues.

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Dodgers | Kenley Jansen nails five-out save

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 23:46:52 -0700

Los Angeles Dodgers RP Kenley Jansen struck out two in a perfect 1 2/3 innings for the save Wednesday, April 13.

Fantasy Tip: He only threw 18 pitches in the outing, and he hadn't pitched in four days. It's possible he could be able to bounce back if a save chance presents itself Thursday. Jansen is a must-start if you own him.

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