Latest Kenley Jansen News

Seager drives in 4 runs in Dodgers' 7-5 win over Rays

Sep. 18, 2019 2:51 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenley Jansen has got his groove back with the playoffs nearing. He got four outs for his 30th save of the season, Corey Seager drove in four runs, including a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 Tuesday night. Jansen...

Gyorko, Dodgers damage Mets' chances with 3-2 comeback win

Sep. 16, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso is slumping at the wrong time for the New York Mets. And with little margin for error, their two most reliable relievers let a game get away Sunday night that might prove too much to overcome. Jedd Gyorko got off the bench late and played a big role in rallying the Los Angeles...

Hill struggles in return as Dodgers rally past Orioles 4-2

Sep. 12, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Now that Rich Hill finally got past an arm injury, he's got a knee problem that might ruin his bid to pitch for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the postseason. Hill struggled with his control during his first start since June 19 and hurt his left knee in the process, a development that took the...

Dodgers rally on HRs by Martin, Freese to beat Rockies 5-3

Sep. 4, 2019 2:20 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The older guys can still slug. On a team loaded with young talent, a trio of 30-somethings propelled the Dodgers closer to clinching their seventh straight NL West title. Russell Martin hit a go-ahead, three-run homer with two outs and pinch-hitter David Freese followed with a solo shot...

Escobar homers late, Arizona tops Dodgers in a wild one

Sep. 1, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Don't tell the Arizona Diamondbacks they are out of the race for the National League wild card. Not when Eduardo Escobar is on a tear, Archie Bradley is closing out important games and the Diamondbacks have come from behind for three straight wins over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in front...

Escobar hits 30th HR, Diamondbacks rout Dodgers 11-5

Aug. 30, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Eduardo Escobar joined an elite class Thursday, and Arizona knocked around one of the top pitchers in the National League. Escobar became the fourth switch-hitter in major league history with at least 30 homers, 20 doubles and 10 triples in the same season when his three-run homer in the...

Dodgers top Padres 6-4 in 10 after Jansen blows another save

Aug. 29, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — After a wild pitch left Kenley Jansen with his seventh blown save of the season, Kiké Hernández helped pick up the struggling Los Angeles Dodgers closer. Hernández scored the go-ahead run on shortstop Luis Urias' throwing error with two outs in the 10th inning and the...

Yankees slug 3 HRs off Kershaw to beat Dodgers 5-1

Aug. 25, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The New York Yankees left Los Angeles feeling good about how they matched up against the team with the best record in baseball. DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Judge and Mike Ford homered, and Domingo Germán outdueled Clayton Kershaw for his major league-leading 17th win in a 5-1 victory over...

Dodgers escape jam in bizarre 9th, hold off Yankees 2-1

Aug. 24, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the sellout crowd at Dodger Stadium hanging on his every pitch, Kenley Jansen found himself in a jam. Bases loaded, one out, and Los Angeles clinging to a one-run lead over the Yankees in the ninth. All that right after a bizarre twist that had both managers on the field, trying to...

Muncy's homer in 10th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 2-1

Aug. 22, 2019 2:41 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tied in extra innings at home, the Los Angeles Dodgers always expect to win. "Who it's going to be is always a question," manager Dave Roberts said. It was Max Muncy's turn. Frustrated after striking out in his first two at-bats, Muncy homered in the bottom of the 10th to lift the...