Kenley Jansen just finished throwing a perfect game. Sort of. From the final out of an appearance against Toronto last month through the second out of his appearance tonight in St. Louis, he saw 27 batters in ten different games and retired them all.
|Kenley grinning during his perfecto.|
Dodgers / Jon SooHoo
He clinched it on August 8th in St. Louis when Matt Holliday struck out for the second out of the
9th inning. David Freese immediately singled to end the streak, but Kenley held on for his 18th save.
- 27 consecutive batters retired
- 21 different players
- 15 strikeouts
- 10 appearances
- 8 perfect appearances
- 7 saves
- 6 straight strikeouts for final outs
- 5 different teams
- 4 different stadiums
- 3 different time zones
- 2 different countries
- 1 perfect game
- 0 doubt about who the Dodgers closer is
Here's what the scorecard would have looked like if it was one game. He only had three strikeouts in the first four "innings," but added 12 more over the final five frames.