Boston Red Sox closer Kenley Jansen (36) reached the 400 save mark for the seventh time in his career in the Major League Baseball (MLB).
In an away game against the 2023 MLB Atlanta Braves held on the 11th (Korean time) at True Park, Atlanta, Georgia, Jansen took the mound in the bottom of the 9th inning with the team leading 5-2, blocked one inning without a run and earned a save.
Jansen, who recorded 399 saves before the game against Atlanta, became the seventh player to record 400 saves.
The 400 save mark was previously achieved by only Mariano Rivera (652 saves), Trevor Hoffman (601 saves), Lee Smith (478 saves), Francisco Rodriguez (437 saves), John Franco (424 saves) and Billy Wagner (422 saves). . Jansen is the only active player, and the pitcher most likely to break this record later is Craig Kimbrel (Philadelphia Phillies) with 397 saves. 안전놀이터
Originally a catcher but turned pitcher from Curaçao, the Netherlands, Jansen made his big league debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2010. Since then, he has been active in Boston since this season after passing through the Atlanta Braves. Until last year, his career record in the big leagues was 42 wins, 28 losses, 391 saves, and an average ERA of 2.46 in 766 games (769 innings). After that, he added 9 saves this year and faced a record.