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Dodgers call up Kenley Jansen; designate Justin Miller for assignment

July 23, 2010 |  3:04 pm

Only a season removed from becoming a pitcher, Kenley Jansen has been called up to the major leagues.

The 6-foot-6 right-hander, who started last season as a catcher, was 5-1 with a 1.60 earned-run average in a combined 33 appearances for Class-A Inland Empire and Double-A Chattanooga.

To clear room on the active roster for Jansen, the Dodgers designated Justin Miller for assignment.

For more on Jansen, read Steve Dilbeck's story on him from spring training.

-- Dylan Hernandez