Ryu Hyun-jin, former colleague finishes, achieves 400 personal saves… 7th in ML history

Kenley Jansen (Boston Red Sox), who played with Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays) for the Los Angeles Dodgers, achieved the 400-save milestone for the 7th time in major league history. 

Jansen climbed the mound in the ninth inning with a 5-2 lead in the game against the Atlanta Braves held at Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia on the 11th (hereafter Korean time). 

Boston created chances on first and second base safely with Alex Verdugo’s walk and Justin Turner’s left-handed hit in the fourth inning. After one shot, Kike Hernandez hit a timely hit to the left and took the lead. Then, Jaren Duran ran away with a timely hit to make it 2-0. 

Atlanta chased after a run in the 6th inning with a solo home run (Season 7) by leadoff hitter Ronald Acuna Jr. going over the left fence. After one out, Austin Riley went on base with a heavy hit, and Eddie Rosario tied the game 2-2 with a right-handed hit from second out and second base. 

Boston succeeded in stealing second base in the 7th inning when Durang walked. With a walk by Triston Casas, they became 1st and 2nd base safely. 2 outs with consecutive strikeouts. Raimel Tapia took the lead again, 3-2, with a right-handed hit. 

In the ninth inning, when Duran hit base with a left double, Casas hit a two-run home run (season 5) that went over the right-middle wall and ran away, 5-2. 

Jansen caught the outcount of the first batter, Sean Murphy, with a fly ball to center field, and allowed Rosario a double from the right. He recorded his 400th career save by catching Azzie Albis on a fly ball from center fielder and striking out Travis Dano on a swinging miss.  

Jansen, who made his debut with the Dodgers in 2010, recorded 25 saves in 2012, and then recorded more than 20 saves until last year, excluding the shortened 2020 season.스포츠토토

Jansen, who played with the Dodgers until 2021, played one season in Atlanta in 2022 and signed a two-year, $32 million contract with Boston prior to this season.

He recorded 350 saves in 12 seasons with the Dodgers, 41 saves with Atlanta and 9 saves this year with Boston.

Jansen is recording an ERA of 0.77 in 12 games this season. The restraint of the main weapon cutter is coming out over 95 miles (152.8 km) on average. The cutter’s highest speed on this day came up to 98.5 miles (158.5 km). 

Meanwhile, following Jansen, Craig Kimbrel (Philadelphia Phillies) is ahead with 400 saves for the eighth time with 397 saves. 

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