11:43 PM EST, Mon March 02, 2015

Janssen knows he has “big shoes to fill”

VIERA, Fla. — Upon signing with the Nationals last month, Casey Janssen couldn’t help but do a little research on the guy he’ll be replacing as primary setup man — Tyler Clippard — and realize what exactly was now going to be expected of him. “I definitely looked at Tyler’s numbers, and they’re pretty impressive,”…
CSN Washington Feb 19, 2015

Janssen knows he has "big shoes to fill"

Casey Janssen knows it won't be easy replacing Tyler Clippard, but the veteran reliever is ready for the challenge as the Nationals' new setup man.
Washington Post Feb 19, 2015

Nats Journal: Casey Janssen enters camp with a new team for the first time in his career

One of the first things Casey Janssen did Thursday morning at Space Coast Stadium was to try on his batting helmet, a right-handed one with “44″ on the back in white. “Have you ever hit?” a reporter asked him. “Three times,” said Janssen, who was then asked for his career average. “Zero. I made contact once, though.” Until Thursday, Janssen’s batting average was a wholly irrelevant statistic. Since debuting with the Blue Jays in 2006, Janssen has never played for another team, and so spent his entire career benefiting from the efforts of a designated hitter. From 2007 on,...

Casey Janssen enters camp with a new team for the first time in his career

One of the first things Casey Janssen did Thursday morning at Space Coast Stadium was to try on his batting helmet, a right-handed one with “44″ on the back in white. “Have you ever hit?” a reporter asked him. “Three times,” said Janssen, who was then asked for his career average. “Zero. I made contact […]
CSN Washington Feb 8, 2015

Casey Janssen has big shoes to fill as Nats' setup man

Casey Janssen comes to the Nationals as their new setup man. Replacing Tyler Clippard, however, will not be easy.

Roster preview: Casey Janssen

Age on Opening Day 2015: 33 How acquired: Signed as free agent, Jan. 2015 2015 salary: $3.5 million 2014 stats: 50 G, 45.2 IP, 47 H, 22 R, 20 ER, 6 HR, 7 BB, 28 K, 1.182 WHIP, 25 SV, 5 BS, 3-3, 3.94 ERA, 4.14 FIP, 0.1 WAR 2015 storyline: Casey Janssen comes to…
KFFL Feb 4, 2015

Nationals | Casey Janssen to be setup man

Washington Nationals RP Casey Janssen said the team told him that he will set up ...
Washington Post Feb 4, 2015

Nats Journal: Casey Janssen on signing with the Nationals, setting up for Drew Storen

Casey Janssen spent the past three seasons as Toronto’s closer, racking up 81 saves and a sterling 2.94 ERA. He still loves closing. “There’s no inning like the ninth inning,” he said. But as a Blue Jay all of his career — Toronto hasn’t reached the playoffs since 1993 — the 33-year-old has yet to pitch in the postseason. So when the Nationals reached out early in the offseason and stayed interested, Janssen was intrigued. They offered a chance to pitch late in the game — albeit as a set-up man to Drew Storen and back-up closer — and an opportunity to pitch in October and...
Toronto Star Feb 2, 2015
Former Blue Jays pitcher Casey Janssen says goodbye to Toronto

Former Blue Jays pitcher Casey Janssen says goodbye to Toronto

Casey Janssen's one-year deal with the Washington Nationals was officially announced Monday.
CSN Washington Feb 2, 2015

Janssen passes physical, deal with Nats is done

Casey Janssen passed his physical, making the reliever's $5 million contract with the Nationals official.

Janssen signing official, Fornataro DFA’d

Casey Janssen has passed his physical, making the reliever’s 1-year, $5 million contract with the Nationals official, the club announced Monday. Janssen, 33, came to terms on the deal Wednesday but still needed to take his physical before it could be announced. The Nationals also needed to clear a spot on their 40-man roster, which…
Washington Post Feb 2, 2015

Nats Journal: Nationals officially announce signing of Casey Janssen

The Nationals officially announced the signing of 33-year-old Casey Janssen Monday, confirming previous reports of  a one-year deal with a mutual option for 2016. A person familiar with the situation reports Janssen’s 2015 salary will be $3.5 million with a buyout of $1.5 million should the sides not choose to exercise their mutual 2016 option. That option would pay Janssen $7 million next season, though such options are rarely picked up by player and team. The Nationals designated right-hander Eric Fornataro for assignment to make room for Janssen on the 40-man roster.Read full article...

Nationals officially announce signing of Casey Janssen

The Nationals officially announced the signing of 33-year-old Casey Janssen Monday, confirming previous reports of  a one-year deal with a mutual option for 2016. A person familiar with the situation reports Janssen’s 2015 salary will be $3.5 million with a buyout of $1.5 million should the sides not choose to exercise their mutual 2016 option. That option would […]
Rotoworld Feb 2, 2015

Nats finalize $5M deal with Casey Janssen - Casey Janssen (R) Washington Nationals

Nationals signed RHP Casey Janssen to a one-year, $3.5 million contract with a $7 million mutual option for 2016.

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