Tag Archives: Kenley Jansen

Posted on August 12, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers were dealt a tough blow last week when they learned closer Kenley Jansen would be out for at least a month. Jansen needs to receive treatment after experiencing an irregular heartbeat in Denver on Thursday. However, the Dodgers have been quick to respond […]

Posted on August 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers are set to lose close Kenley Jansen for the next month. The Dodgers announced Friday morning that Jansen is likely to miss a month of action because of an irregular heartbeat. The loss is a huge blow to the Dodgers, who find themselves neck […]

Posted on April 3, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen knows he’s not off to a good start in 2018. In his two appearances, Jansen has lost a game and blown a save. It may be a small-sample-size, but it’s a huge shock to see one of the top closers in […]

Posted on March 3, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite winning five straight division titles, the Los Angeles Dodgers have been unable to win their first World Series since 1988. Last year, they finally reached the World Series but came one game short against the Astros. Of course, on paper, the Dodgers remain one of the […]

Posted on December 29, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The top closer on the free-agent market this winter has found a new home. On Friday, the Colorado Rockies agreed to a deal with Wade Davis. The deal is reportedly worth $52 million over three years. There is also a vesting option for the 2021 season worth […]

Posted on November 6, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Last winter, the market for closers in baseball was the most lucrative it had ever been. Greg Holland is betting on that being the case again this offseason. Holland has decided not to exercise his $15 million option to stay with the Colorado Rockies in 2018. Instead, […]

Posted on November 1, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Well, it’s all come down to this. For the second year in a row and for the first time in the history of Dodger Stadium, there will be a Game 7 of the World Series. After the way this series has gone, and really, with the way […]

Posted on October 31, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2017 World Series has had more twists and turns than any Fall Classic in recent memory. Game 5 by itself was an intense rollercoaster ride that saw the Houston Astros take a 3-2 series lead, putting them one win away from their first World Series championship […]

Posted on October 29, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s amazing how fast momentum can change in the World Series. After George Springer broke up Alex Wood’s no-hitter and shutout with a home run, the Houston Astros looked poised to take a 3-1 series lead. But a brutal collapse by the Houston bullpen gave the game […]

Posted on October 27, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Game 2 of the 2017 World Series was the definition of an instant classic. It included extra innings, eight home runs by eight different players, and multiple comebacks. What more could you ask for? More importantly, it changed the entire shape of the series. The Dodgers looked […]

Posted on October 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The 10 teams that made it to the baseball postseason this year could all be considered legitimate threats to reach the World Series. That being said, there should be little surprise that the Dodgers and Astros are the two teams left playing in the 2017 World Series. […]

Posted on October 15, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine A controversial play at the plate and the sequential ejection of Cubs manager Joe Maddon were the highlights of an intense Game 1 of the NLCS, a game the Dodgers took 5-2. In part because of that play at the plate, the Cubs were unable to hold […]

Posted on July 31, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers took their sweet time but managed to do some serious damage before the MLB trade deadline. Just under the wire, the Dodgers were able to pull off three separate trades to greatly enhance their pitching staff. The headliner is Los Angeles acquiring starting […]

Posted on March 29, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers have won four straight NL West titles, which is no small feat. However, postseason success has eluded them in that span, with last year’s season ending in the NLCS. Can 2017 be the year that the Dodgers win their first National League pennant […]

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