Shawn Kelley

MLB: Nationals' Blake Treinen loses his job as closer

MLB: Nationals' Blake Treinen loses his job as closer

Right-hander Blake Treinen was removed Wednesday as closer for the Washington Nationals and manager Dusty Baker said the job will be a “mix and match” plan with right-handers Shawn Kelley and Koda Glover sharing the duties.

Kelley earned his first save of the season in Washington’s 3-1 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday after Treinen gave up a run, two hits and two walks, and recorded only one out in the ninth inning.

Treinen has a 7.11 ERA with three saves in eight games.

Baker said Treinen will return to the set-up role “he had success in.”

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