Los Angeles was able to beat out the likes of the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals to keep their right-handed reliever. Reports say both the Marlins and Nationals had better offers, but Jansen was willing to take less to stay in L.A.
The 29-year-old had 47 saves in 71 appearance last season, finishing the year with a 1.86 ERA. That led to him winning the league's Trevor Hoffman awarded, given to the Reliever of the Year. His save against the Nats on June 20th made him the Dodgers' all-time saves leader, as he passed Eric Gagner with 162. His 632 strikeouts is also a club record, which beats out Jim Brewer's 604.
In 68.2 innings in 2016, Jansen struck out 104 and walked just 11 batters, recording a major league-leading 0.67 WHIP. The guy whom the Dodgers converted from catcher to pitcher has already broken many team records out of the bullpen, including apperances and innings pitched, and will have plenty of time to add to those records while he wears the historic blue and white uniform.