Braves Sign Kenley Jansen

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Braves Sign Kenley Jansen

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“You can have Freddie Freeman. We’ll take Kenley Jansen.”

What a wild turn of events.

Jansen, 34, is no longer the super elite closer he was 5-8 years ago, but he’s still a very effective reliever, and he was particularly strong in 2021. With the Braves, Jansen will presumably set up for Will Smith in a loaded bullpen. I’d dig in more, but I want to watch Marcus Stroman pitch right now.

Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.