Braves' Jansen to IL due to irregular heartbeat

by Daryn Albert - Braves closer Kenley Jansen, who has 20 saves this season, has put been on the injured list with an irregular heartbeat, the team said.

Atlanta Braves' Kenley Jansen put on IL with irregular heartbeat 11:39 AM ET ESPN The Atlanta Braves have placed closer Kenley Jansen on the 15-day injured list with an irregular heartbeat, the team announced Tuesday. The move is retroactive to June 27. Jansen gave up two runs in the ninth to blow a 2-0 lead in an 11-inning, 5-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night. It was Jansen's fourth blown save in 24 chances. The 34-year-old right-hander, who signed a $16 million deal with the Braves in March after spending his first 12 MLB seasons with the Dodgers, is 4-0 with 20 saves this season. He has a 3.58 ERA and 47 strikeouts. Editor's Picks The Braves recalled Jesus Cruz to take Jansen's place on the active roster. In other moves, left-hander Tyler Matzek is set to begin a rehabilitation assignment with Class A Augusta on Tuesday night, and right-hander Jay Jackson will continue his rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Gwinnett.