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Kenley Jansen racked up his 30th save of the season in style on Sunday, fanning all three Dodgers hitters that he faced.

The flame-throwing right-hander has made good on 30 of his 33 save chances on the season while compiling a 3.24 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 66/12 K/BB ratio over 41 2/3 innings. He hasn't allowed a run in his last 12 outings and remains one of the finest stoppers in the game today.

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Kenley Jansen slammed the door on the Cardinals in the ninth inning on Sunday, retiring all three hitters he faced to preserve a one-run victory.

Jansen recorded his 28th save of the season for his troubles. The hard-throwing right-hander now owns a 3.40 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 63/12 K/BB ratio 39 2/3 innings on the season. He remains one of the most dominant closers in the National League.

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Kenley Jansen worked out of a two-on, one-out jam in the ninth inning to earn the save against the Padres on Sunday.

A walk and a single put runners on the corners with one out, but Jansen recovered to strike out Jake Goebbert and Seth Smith to end the threat. Jansen goes into the break with a 3.49 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 62/12 K/BB ratio over 38 2/3 innings. He's third in the National League with 27 saves, and he'll continue to be one of the game's best closers in the second half.

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Kenley Jansen worked a perfect ninth inning, earning his 26th save in Thursday's win over the Rockies.

Juan Uribe broke a 2-2 tie in the previous half-inning, allowing the Dodgers to get Jansen into the game. It was his first appearance since June 30, but wasn't rusty in a 1-2-3 inning. Jansen is 26-for-29 in save opportunities with a 3.79 ERA, a 1.26 WHIP, and a 57/11 K/BB ratio in 35 2/3 innings.

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Kenley Jansen pitched a scoreless ninth inning against the Indians on Monday for his 25th save of the season.

The 6-foot-5, 265-pound fireballer ended things quickly with a 1-2-3 inning that featured no strikeouts, a rare occurrence indeed. He has collected five consecutive shutout appearances, earning a save each tine. That dominant stretch has put his ERA on a 4.55-to-3.89 diet. Jansen is now 25-for-28 in save chances to go with a 1.30 WHIP and 56/11 K/BB rate over 34-plus innings.

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Kenley Jansen tossed a scoreless ninth inning against the Cardinals on Thursday for his 24rd save of the season.

He allowed a single and struck out a batter. Jansen coughed up five runs over four appearances between June 13-20, but he's put the pieces back together during four consecutive scoreless performances. The ace reliever is 24-for-27 in save chances with a 4.01 ERA and 1.34 WHIP.

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Kenley Jansen pitched a scoreless ninth inning against the Royals on Tuesday for his 23rd save of the season.

Jansen fanned two and didn't allow a baserunner in the frame. His 4.13 ERA is inflated by a few meltdowns, but Jansen has a 55/11 K/BB ratio over 32 2/3 innings and remains one of the game's elite closers.

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Kenley Jansen struck out all three batters he faced in a perfect ninth inning to earn the save against the Padres on Sunday.

In his third straight day of work, Jansen once again showed no lingering effects of Friday's disaster. The right-hander struck out the side on 13 pitches, registering his 22nd save of the year. That's tied with Trevor Rosenthal for second-most in the NL and three behind Francisco Rodriguez for the National League lead.

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Kenley Jansen bounced back from Friday's blown save to pitch a scoreless ninth for a save Saturday against the Padres.

Jansen's velocity, which has fluctuated, was better tonight as he retired three of the four batters he faced in the ninth. The save was his 21st in 23 chances.

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Kenley Jansen gave up three runs in the ninth Friday against the Padres to take his first blown save since April 15.

Jansen had converted 16 straight save chances since blowing two of his first six. He still hasn't flashed 2013 form at any point during the season, but this is just the second time this year he's given up more than one run in an appearance.