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Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen wins NL reliever of the year award

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen wins NL reliever of the year award

In what could be his final season as a Dodger, Kenley Jansen won Major League Baseball’s Trevor Hoffman Award, handed out annually to the best reliever in the National League.

Baltimore closer Zach Britton won the Mariano Rivera Award, given to the American League’s best reliever.

Travel issues prevented Jansen from making it to Saturday’s ceremony at Wrigley Field before Game 4 of the World Series.

Jansen pitched in this ballpark only a week ago, when he threw three no-hit innings in a vain effort as the Dodgers dropped Game 6 of the National League Championship Series to the Cubs. Jansen saved three games in the playoffs and pitched 2 1/3 innings as...

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