June 22, 2021

Dodgers: Blake Treinen Not Trying to Steal Closer’s Role from Kenley Jansen (Dodgers Nation)



The Dodgers’ best free agent signing this off-season has been right-handed reliever Blake Treinen. They don’t call him ‘The Witch’ for nothing. He has some of the filthiest stuff in baseball. He recently joined in on an interview for MLB Network Radio and discussed the Dodgers and Kenley Jansen:

Praising Kenley

Blake Treinen does not appear to be interested in taking Kenley’s spot:

“Kenley’s still got some nasty stuff and plenty of years ahead of him. I look at him and I’m blessed to be around him. I’m just trying to learn from him.

Treinen on Role

Treinen believes that the Dodgers were the best fit for him this off-season:

“For me, it is really simple — it is the Dodgers game plan to keep me healthy to let be in situations to succeed. It is to use me for big outs. I would be lying if I sat here and said that I didn’t ever want to be a closer again, but I didn’t choose the Dodgers because I wanted to go be a closer. I chose the Dodgers because it was a great situation for me and my…

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