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Kenley Jansen

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Los Angeles Dodgers

2017 Stats

W-L

4-0

ERA

0.88

WHIP

0.59

K

62

SV

24

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

In his walk year, Jansen posted career bests in saves (47), ERA (1.83) and WHIP (0.67). Batters were simply unable to properly square up the 29-year-old's cutter, which was regularly hitting the mid-9...

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2017 ADP:  45.99

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 275   DOB: 9/30/1987   BORN: Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By LA In 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Kenley Jansen Contract Information:

Jansen agreed to a five-year, $80 million deal with Dodgers in Dec. of 2016.

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Jansen gave up a hit and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning Tuesday to pick up his 24th save of the season in a 1-0 win over the White Sox.

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Kenley Jansen Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2008 20 A GRE 79 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2009 21 A INL 26 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2009 21 A INL 12 0 0 11.7 14 6 1 19 11 0 0 0 4.82 2.14
2009 21 AAA ALB 8 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2010 22 A+ INL 22 0 0 18.0 15 3 0 28 6 1 1 0 0 0 1.50 1.17
2010 22 AA CHA 22 0 0 27.0 14 5 0 50 17 4 0 8 0 0 1.67 1.15
2010 22 MAJ LAD 25 0 0 27.0 12 2 0 41 15 1 0 4 0 4 0.67 1.00
2011 23 A+ RAN 2 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2011 23 AA CHA 2 0 0 6.0 2 3 1 9 3 0 1 0 0 0 4.50 0.83
2011 23 MAJ LAD 51 0 0 53.7 30 17 3 96 26 2 1 5 1 9 2.85 1.04
2012 24 MAJ LAD 65 0 0 65.0 33 17 6 99 22 5 3 25 7 8 2.35 0.85
2013 25 MAJ LAD 75 0 0 76.7 48 16 6 111 18 4 3 28 4 16 1.88 0.86
2014 26 MAJ LAD 68 0 0 65.3 55 20 5 101 19 2 3 44 5 0 2.76 1.13
2015 27 A+ RAN 6 5 0 5.1 6 3 1 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 5.06 1.37
2015 27 MAJ LAD 54 0 0 52.3 33 14 6 80 8 2 1 36 2 1 2.41 0.78
2016 28 MAJ LAD 71 0 0 68.7 35 14 4 104 11 3 2 47 6 0 1.83 0.67
2017 29 MAJ LAD 39 0 0 41.0 22 4 2 62 2 4 0 24 0 1 0.88 0.59
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3-Year Averages     64 0 0 62.1 41 16 5 95 12 2 2 42 4 0 2.32 0.85
Career  (View All)     448 0 0 449.7 268 104 32 694 121 23 13 213 2.08 0.87

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Kenley Jansen Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 18 @CWS 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.88 0.59
Jul. 16 @Mia 1.3 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.90 0.58
Jul. 14 @Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.93 0.54
Jul. 8 KC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.96 0.56
Jul. 7 KC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.98 0.57
Jul. 5 Ari 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.01 0.59
Jul. 4 Ari 0.7 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.04 0.58
Jun. 29 @LAA 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.79 0.53
Jun. 25 Col 1.7 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.83 0.55
Jun. 22 NYM 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.87 0.55
Jun. 18 @Cin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.91 0.57
Jun. 16 @Cin 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.94 0.59
Jun. 14 @Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.98 0.58
Jun. 13 @Cle 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.01 0.60
Jun. 11 Cin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.03 0.61
Jun. 10 Cin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.07 0.63
Jun. 7 Was 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.11 0.66
Jun. 3 @Mil 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.17 0.65
Jun. 2 @Mil 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.23 0.64
May. 30 @StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.35 0.65
May. 28 ChC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.42 0.68
May. 23 StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.50 0.72
May. 21 Mia 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.59 0.76
May. 18 Mia 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.13 0.69
Last 14 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
7.0 5 1 1 1 1 9 0 0 0 0-0 6 0 0 1.29 0.86
Last 30 Games (Team)
11 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
12.3 5 1 1 1 2 14 0 0 0 0-0 10 0 0 0.73 0.57
Last 60 Games (Team)
24 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
26.3 11 2 2 2 2 34 1 0 0 2-0 17 0 0 0.68 0.49

Kenley Jansen Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20177527114202.189
201612352622702.191
201510034319303.200

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017743518010.111
201612852513122.109
201510046514203.151

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201721.3201330220.840.33
201639.3302760521.600.48
201529.3212142231.530.51

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201719.7201132000.920.86
201629.3022044622.150.92
201523.0001538633.521.13
Kenley Jansen Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2008 20 A GRE 79 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
2009 21 A INL 26 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
2009 21 A INL 12 0 11.7 14.66 8.49 1.73 0.77 79.2% 4.82 3.89 .483
2009 21 AAA ALB 8 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
2010 22 A+ INL 22 0 18.0 14.00 3.00 4.67 0.00 85.7% 1.50 1.09 .397
2010 22 AA CHA 22 0 27.0 16.67 5.67 2.94 0.00 83.9% 1.67 1.39 .349
2010 22 MAJ LAD 25 0 27.0 13.67 5.00 2.73 0.00 0.75 92.6% 93.9 MPH 0.67 1.94 .255
2011 23 A+ RAN 2 2 2.0 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 -0.80 .000
2011 23 AA CHA 2 0 6.0 13.50 4.50 3.00 1.50 50% 4.50 3.87 .112
2011 23 MAJ LAD 51 0 53.7 16.10 4.36 3.69 0.50 0.59 73.6% 93.4 MPH 2.85 1.91 .328
2012 24 MAJ LAD 65 0 65.0 13.71 3.05 4.50 0.83 0.69 77.6% 91.9 MPH 2.35 2.51 .243
2013 25 MAJ LAD 75 0 76.7 13.03 2.11 6.17 0.70 0.94 83.3% 92.4 MPH 1.88 2.14 .285
2014 26 MAJ LAD 68 0 65.3 13.91 2.62 5.32 0.69 0.98 78.3% 93.7 MPH 2.76 1.98 .375
2015 27 A+ RAN 6 5 5.1 14.12 1.76 8.00 1.76 66.7% 5.06 3.20 .439
2015 27 MAJ LAD 54 0 52.3 13.76 1.38 10.00 1.03 0.77 77.1% 92.5 MPH 2.41 2.21 .285
2016 28 MAJ LAD 71 0 68.7 13.63 1.44 9.45 0.52 0.63 76.2% 93.6 MPH 1.83 1.50 .257
2017 29 MAJ LAD 39 0 41.0 13.61 0.44 31.00 0.44 0.84 90.9% 93.3 MPH 0.88 1.03 .272
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 12.53 1.29 9.72 0.59 76% 2.08 -1.50 .276
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.8 12.92 1.38 9.40 0.61 76.6% 2.08 1.67 .282
Rest Of Season     0 0 27.0 13.18 1.28 10.26 0.62 75.9% 2.11 1.60 .285
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3-Year Averages     64 0 62.1 13.77 1.74 7.92 0.72 77.1% 2.32 1.77 .310
Career     448 0 449.7 13.89 2.42 5.74 0.64 79.8% 2.08 1.87 .291

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Kenley Jansen Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 52.3 -1 3 -1 0 29 -1 0 0
2016 P 68.7 -1 1 -1 0 39 -1 0 0
2017 P 41 0 1 0 0 21 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P -1 0 0 0 -1 0 -2
2016 P 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2017 P -1 0 0 0 0 0 -1

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2017 Stat Review for Kenley Jansen    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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31.00 K/BB
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13.61 K/9
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0.44 BB/9
ELITE
93.3 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
0.4 HR/9
GREAT
0.84 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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0.88 ERA
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0.59 WHIP
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1.03 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.272 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
90.9% Strand Rate
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Kenley Jansen: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jansen struck out three batters through 1.1 innings to collect his 23rd save of the season during Sunday's win over Miami.

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Jansen has been dealing with flu-like symptoms since the All-Star Game, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports.

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Jansen pitched a scoreless inning while striking out one to earn the save Friday against the Marlins.

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Jansen pitched a scoreless ninth inning to collect his 21st save of the season during Friday's win over Kansas City.

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Jansen pitched a scoreless ninth inning with two strikeouts to record his 20th save of the season during Wednesday's win over Arizona.

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Jansen allowed a home run, a walk and struck out one batter while recording the final two outs of Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Diamondbacks to earn his 19th save of the season.

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Jansen struck out one batter in 1.1 scoreless innings against the Angels on Thursday en route to his 18th save of the season.

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Jansen recorded a five-out save Sunday, striking out two and walking his first batter of the 2017 season in a win over the Rockies.

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Jansen tossed 1.1 scoreless innings against the Mets on Thursday en route to his 16th save of the season.

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Jansen struck out a pair in a clean inning of work to earn his 15th save of the season Sunday against the Reds.

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Jansen allowed a double before striking out the side to record his 14th save of the season during Friday's win over Cincinnati.

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Jansen struck out one Indian in a perfect ninth inning Wednesday for his 13th save.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

A foot injury resulted in Jansen's 2015 debut being delayed until mid-May, but once he returned, the right-hander once again provided a stabilizing influence in what was a less-than-stable Dodgers bullpen. Jansen converted 36-of-38 save opportunities, a total that projects to 48 saves had he played the full six months. His 13.8 K/9 represented his fourth consecutive 13.0-plus mark in that category, while his 1.4 BB/9 was less than half his 2.9 career mark. The Dodgers may add new pieces to the bridge in front of him before Opening Day, but there is little to suggest that the organization sees him as anything other than a lock to be their closer in 2016. At age 28, he's firmly in his prime and should be drafted as one of the first closers off the board.

2015

Jansen allowed 45 percent of his seasonís runs in three outings. The trio of three-run outings was contained in just two innings of work and that was essentially the difference in his ERA from 2013 to 2014. Otherwise, he was still absolutely amazing with a career-high 44 saves, a 37.7% strikeout rate, and 5.3 K/BB ratio. Absent those three crazy outings and his out-of-whack .350 BABIP, he might have bested his 1.99 ERA from 2013. While his strikeout rate is technically dropping if you push out a decimal, from 39.3% to 37.7%, his swinging-strike rate is actually on the rise from 14.2% to 16.6%, meaning the strikeout rate could jump back up toward his obscene 44.0% mark from 2011. His stikeout and save totals will almost certainly fall this season, with Jansen expected to miss 8-to-12 weeks after undergoing surgery on his left foot in mid-February, but he should have no trouble regaining the closer role once healthy.

2014

Well who knew Jansen would be a better closer than Brandon League last year? Okay, put your collective hands down. Jansen was spectacular, posting a 1.88 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, and an eye-popping 111:18 K:BB in 76.2 innings. Jansen has cut his BB/9 rate from 4.4 to 3.1 to 2.1 over the last three years while maintaining a 13.0 K/9 rate. He should be a top-five closer again in 2014 and should not have a problem topping the 2013 save total (28) with a full season handling the Dodgers' ninth-inning role.

2013

Jansen's strikeout rate wasn't quite on 2011's historic level, but a 13.7 K/9 is still quite impressive. Jansen recorded 25 saves, 99 strikeouts, and checked in with a 2.35 ERA and impressive 0.85 WHIP. He had offseason surgery to correct a heart ailment and should be able to get through a full season in 2013 without a recurrence. Over the offseason, the Dodgers gave Brandon League a $22.5 million contract to be their closer, which sinks Jansen's fantasy value assuming that League pitches well enough to keep the job. Monitor this situation between now and Opening Day and slot Jansen accordingly.

2012

Despite a minor heart ailment, Jansen had a breakout 2011, setting a single-season big league record with a 16.10 K/9IP (96 strikeouts in 53.2 innings) for pitchers with a minimum of 50 innings pitched. The converted catcher functioned primarily as a setup man for Javy Guerra last year, but it's likely he'll have the opportunity to compete for the closer slot come spring training. Jansen has the talent to be a top-five closer given the opportunity.

2011

It was an eye-popping debut for the converted catcher in 2010, as Jansen rode a grand total of 56 professional innings to a key role in the Dodger bullpen. Routinely hitting the mid-90s and above, Jansen struck out 41 batters in 27 innings while posting a 0.67 ERA. Sure, the 15 walks were a few more than you'd like to see, but Jansen is still raw and improved command could easily come in time. He's set to pitch near the back end of the LA bullpen in 2011 and could find himself in the closer discussion depending on how things shake out with Jonathan Broxton's command and Hong-Chih Kuo's health.