Dodgers, Jansen Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report

The Los Angeles Dodgers and closer Kenley Jansen have agreed to a 5-year, $80 million contract extension.

This past season, Jansen, 29, had a 3-2 record with 47 saves in 53 save opportunities with the Dodgers. He had a 1.83 ERA and a 0.67 WHIP with 104 strikeouts.

Over his entire 7-year MLB career, which he has spent only with the Dodgers, Jansen has a 19-13 record with 189 saves in 214 save opportunities. He has a 2.20 ERA and a 0.89 WHIP with 632 strikeouts.

Jansen’s career bests over his 7-year MLB career are 5 wins (2012), 47 saves (2016), a 0.67 ERA (2010), a 0.67 WHIP (2016), and 111 strikeouts (2013).

 

-Asher Fair

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