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Dodgers Interested in Trading For Ian Kennedy, Exploring Alternate Closer Options?



Kenley Jansen faltered once again in the Dodgers 5-3 loss to the Giants Thursday night. With Kenley Jansen continuing to underperform since the All-Star break, we discuss some internal and external options the team could turn to to close out games. Plus, has Dave Roberts finally come to the realization that it’s time to go in a different direction with LA’s closers role?

Next, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported on Friday that the Dodgers are interested in trading for Texas Rangers’ right-handed reliever, Ian Kennedy. We break down Kennedy’s season so far and discuss if the Dodgers should make a move for one of the game’s better relievers this season.

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The right-hander has converted 15 of 16 save opportunities in 2021, with a 2.59 ERA in 31 games. He struggled in the short 60 game season last year, but posted a fine season in 2019 with a 3.41 ERA and 30 saves.

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Written by Doug McKain

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  1. Dodgers just cannot mortgage the future
    Ruiz and other blue chip prospects must bring super stars not spare parts that are merely a “band aid”

  2. Must get rid of mgr he is so bad he is not helping the team he has players down on the farm call them up he hit three home runs why don!t they bring him up he keeps using the same people stop with this one or two inning stop putting people in spot we’re they don !t play he sit there like he is dead .please get someone to help them

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