KENLEY JANSEN TIES MLB RECORD

Dodgers’ reliever Kenley Jansen last night tied the major league record for most appearances at the start of a season without issuing a walk.

Jansen has also tossed scoreless relief in 13 consecutive appearances (14.0 IP) – not bad for a former catcher.

Top 10 All Time Walkless appearances from the start of the season

Jansen has faced 112 batters
Rk Name Strk Start End Games W L GF SV IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA HBP WP Tm
1 Kenley Jansen 2017-04-05 2017-06-22 30 4 0 27 16 32.0 18 4 3 0 52 1 0.84 1 1 LAD
2 Mark Eichhorn 1991-04-10 1991-06-25 30 1 1 10 0 40.1 31 5 4 0 21 1 0.89 0 0 CAL
3 Pat Neshek 2015-04-08 2015-06-02 24 3 0 1 1 20.2 12 5 5 0 19 3 2.18 0 1 HOU
4 John Smoltz 2004-04-07 2004-06-08 23 0 0 19 9 24.2 19 6 6 0 28 3 2.19 0 1 ATL
5 Dennis Eckersley 1990-04-10 1990-06-10 23 2 0 22 20 27.1 18 2 2 0 29 0 0.66 0 0 OAK
6 Addison Reed 2017-04-05 2017-05-19 22 0 2 8 5 21.2 18 8 8 0 25 5 3.32 0 0 NYM
7 Peter Moylan 2015-08-16 2015-10-01 22 1 0 2 0 10.1 12 5 4 0 8 1 3.48 0 0 ATL
8 Jamie Walker 2009-04-06 2009-06-02 22 0 0 2 0 12.1 19 8 7 0 9 5 5.11 1 1 BAL
9 Seth Maness 2015-04-10 2015-05-18 21 0 0 3 2 17.1 25 9 9 0 10 1 4.67 1 0 STL
10 Eck again 1991-04-11 1991-06-03 21 1 1 18 15 24.0 23 8 8 0 25 5 3.00 0 0 OAK
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Generated 6/23/2017.