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Dodgers News: Kenley Jansen Taking Health Precautions in Colorado

Kenley Jansen is taking the necessary measures to ensure his pulmonary health.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 28: Kenley Jansen #74 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on from the dugout during the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox in Game Five of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers All-Star closer Kenley Jansen is going above and beyond to assure he wont have any health scares at Coors Field. He’s drinking water. A lot of water. And for good reason.

As was prevalent last August, Jansen dealt with some serious heart issues and they flared in Colorado.

After off-season heart surgery, Jansen has been completely healthy with his heart and is taking the necessary precautions to make sure they do not flare up once again in the high altitude.

8 liters of water is a lot. Like a ton.

Jansen was quite humorous saying:

“I’m tired of pissing, believe me.”

Kenley Jansen has been solid thus far in 2019, posting a 3.21 ERA and 0.92 WHIP in 33 2/3 innings in which he has recorded 45 strikeouts. Despite struggles here and there, Jansen remains a top-tier relief arm.

Earlier this season, Jansen continued to cement his legacy as one of the greats in Dodgers history.

Written by Daniel Preciado

My name is Daniel Preciado and I am 18 years old. I am a sophomore Sport Analytics major and Cognitive Science and Economics dual minor at Syracuse University. When I am not in New York, I live in Whittier, California --- not too far from Chavez Ravine. I am pretty old-school for being an analytics guy and I will always embrace debate. Also, Chase Utley did absolutely nothing wrong.

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