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Los Angeles Dodgers place pitcher Kenley Jansen on paternity leave

Aug 30, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA;  Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen (74) watches players take batting practice before the game against the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 30, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen (74) watches players take batting practice before the game against the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed closer Kenley Jansen on the paternity list Sunday and recalled right-hander Mitch White from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Jansen, 33, is 2-4 with a 2.43 ERA and 32 saves this season for the Dodgers. The right-hander has converted 11 straight save opportunities.

The three-time All-Star is 35-26 with a 2.39 ERA and a franchise-record 344 saves in 12 seasons with Los Angeles.

White, 25, returns for ninth stint with the team. He is 1-3 with a 3.92 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 19 games (four starts) for the Dodgers.

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–Field Level Media