Dave Roberts: Kenley Jansen Trending In 'Right Direction,' Remains Dodgers' Closer After Blown Save To Blue Jays

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Dave Roberts: Kenley Jansen Trending In 'Right Direction,' Remains Dodgers' Closer After Blown Save To Blue Jays
Dave Roberts: Kenley Jansen Trending In 'Right Direction,' Remains Dodgers' Closer After Blown Save To Blue Jays

The Los Angeles Dodgers were clinging to a 1-0 lead over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night when Kenley Jansen entered in the ninth inning for his first save opportunity since Aug. 9. Unfortunately, as has been the case a handful of times this season, the one-run lead was not enough as Jansen allowed a game-tying home run to Rowdy Tellez with one out. The blown save was Jansen's sixth in 32 opportunities this season. With a little over a month until the start of the postseason, the closer spot is a legitimate concern for a Dodgers team that has World Series aspirations. However, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts did not seem all that worried after the game, as he again voiced confidence in Jansen.

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