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  1. Kenley Jansen struck out four batters in one inning in his season debut last night

    May 16, 2015, 9:33 AM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen throws to the plate during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Friday, May 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Jansen tied a major league record in his season debut.

  2. Dodgers activate Kenley Jansen from the disabled list

    May 15, 2015, 9:55 PM EDT

    Kenley Jansen

    Kenley Jansen is back with the Dodgers, though he isn’t expected to jump back into the closer’s role immediately.

  3. Carlos Gonzalez’ ninth inning homer stuns the Dodgers

    May 15, 2015, 8:25 AM EDT

    Carlos Gonzalez

    The Dodgers are a good team but their bullpen let one go last night.

  4. Dodgers will activate Kenley Jansen from the disabled list on Saturday

    May 11, 2015, 9:09 PM EDT

    Kenley Jansen

    Kenley Jansen will return at long last on Saturday, but won’t immediately begin closing out games.

  5. Kenley Jansen to begin rehab assignment Friday

    Apr 28, 2015, 11:45 PM EDT

    kenley jansen getty

    Kenley Jansen crossed the final hurdle of his throwing program on Tuesday afternoon at Dodger Stadium, throwing a 20-pitch simulated inning, and has been cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment Friday with High-A Rancho Cucamonga.

  6. Dodgers place Yasiel Puig and Joel Peralta on the DL

    Apr 26, 2015, 2:58 PM EDT

    dodgers logo

    Two important Dodgers are now on the shelf.

  7. Joel Peralta dealing with a “dead arm”, could go on the disabled list

    Apr 25, 2015, 8:05 PM EDT

    Joel Peralta

    The Dodgers’ thin bullpen could get even thinner if Joel Peralta needs to go on the disabled list.

  8. Kenley Jansen to begin throwing off mound Sunday

    Apr 15, 2015, 11:31 PM EDT

    kenley jansen getty

    Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen is starting to make significant progress in his recovery from February surgery to remove a bone growth from his left foot.

  9. Dodgers to shut Brandon League down for three weeks

    Mar 27, 2015, 6:55 PM EDT

    Brandon League

    Brandon League isn’t likely to pitch for a couple of months according to manager Don Mattingly.

  10. Dodgers reliever Brandon League is headed to the disabled list

    Mar 25, 2015, 1:44 PM EDT

    Brandon League

    League was shut down about two weeks ago with shoulder pain.

  11. Kenley Jansen plays catch for first time since undergoing left foot surgery in February

    Mar 17, 2015, 11:18 PM EDT

    kenley jansen getty

    MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick reports that closer Kenley Jansen is off his crutches for good and played catch from a distance of 60 feet on Tuesday afternoon.

  12. 2015 Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers

    Mar 17, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Andrew Friedman, Stan Kasten

    The Dodgers made a host of changes with their front office and their roster, but will it get them over the hump in October?

  13. Dodgers “showing interest” in Joba Chamberlain

    Feb 19, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Joba Chamberlain AP

    Bullpen depth in the wake of Kenley Jansen’s foot injury.

  14. Francisco Rodriguez wants $10 million to sign

    Feb 18, 2015, 10:28 AM EDT

    Francisco Rodriguez

    Will the Dodgers pay the price?

  15. Kenley Jansen out 8-12 weeks following foot surgery

    Feb 17, 2015, 9:19 PM EDT

    kenley jansen getty

    Jansen will be on crutches for the next 10 days and in a protective walking boot for the next 3-4 weeks. In total, the rehabilitation process is expected to take 8-12 weeks.

  16. No one wants to trade for Jonathan Papelbon

    Nov 30, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals v Philadelphia Phillies

    Jonathan Papelbon has been among the best closers in the game but the Phillies are generating very little trade interest in the right-hander.

  17. Dodgers acquire Joel Peralta from the Rays in a four-player trade

    Nov 21, 2014, 7:04 AM EDT

    Joel Peralta

    The Dodgers get a potential solution for their setup man woes.

  18. Looking back at Don Mattingly’s Game 4 decisions

    Oct 7, 2014, 9:39 PM EDT

    Don Mattingly

    Benching Yasiel Puig in Game 4 didn’t doom the Dodgers, but it probably didn’t help.

  19. Cardinals beat Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw yet again, advance to fourth straight NLCS

    Oct 7, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

    matt adams nlds getty

    The Cardinals are heading to the NLCS for the fourth consecutive season, and for the ninth time since 2000.

  20. Don Mattingly has no idea how to deal with the eighth inning

    Oct 7, 2014, 12:28 AM EDT

    Don Mattingly

    Mattingly might try bringing himself out of the bullpen next.

  21. Matt Kemp homers late, sends Dodgers to NLDS Game 2 win to even the series at 1-1

    Oct 5, 2014, 1:09 AM EDT

    Matt Kemp

    The Cardinals and Dodgers traded late homers, but it was Matt Kemp’s solo shot in the bottom of the eighth that allowed the Dodgers to emerge victorious, evening the NLDS at 1-1.

  22. Previewing the 2014 Playoffs

    Sep 29, 2014, 8:59 AM EDT

    Playoffs

    Let’s meet our ten playoff teams and assess their strengths, weaknesses and overall outlook.

  23. Adam LaRoche joins Harold Baines with historically-rare achievement

    Sep 3, 2014, 11:50 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Adam LaRoche joined Harold Baines in rarefied air with his performance against the Dodgers on Wednesday, knocking in five runs after entering the game in the ninth inning as a pinch-hitter.

  24. Would the Dodgers make a run at Jonathan Papelbon as a (really expensive) setup man?

    Jul 17, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    Jonathan Papelbon AP

    Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has made it very clear that he’d waive his veto rights and welcome a trade to a contender, and Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles talked to “a baseball source” who expects the Dodgers to make a run for the 33-year-old right-hander.

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