Kenley Jansen and the Dodgers agree to a five-year, $80 million deal.

Kenley Jansen

Kenley Jansen agreed to a five-year, $80 million contract with the Dodgers on Monday. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)

The Dodgers have re-signed closer Kenley Jansen to a five-year contract worth $80 million. The contract is pending a physical.

Jansen got married over the weekend in his native Curaçao, but according to a source the pitcher might be able to fly back to Los Angeles this week to finalize the deal. It is the richest contract the Dodgers have ever given a relief pitcher, a hair below closer Aroldis Chapman‘s recently signed contract with the Yankees (five years, $86 million), and a substantive upgrade from the Dodgers’ initial offer of four years and $55 million.

Jansen, 29, recorded a career-high 47 saves in 2016 and became the Dodgers’ all-time saves leader in the process. He saved another three games in the playoffs and established his versatility as a multi-inning reliever.

In seven major league seasons, Jansen is 19-13 with a 2.20 ERA and 189 saves.

Read more from colleague Bill Plunkett here.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.