Jenkins is no longer in the running for one of the final rotation spots in San Diego. He will compete for a long relief role this spring, The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Jenkins -- who was claimed off waivers -- was vying for a rotation spot, but a shaky start to the spring (7.20 ERA over five innings) has reduced his opportunities to a bullpen role. The athletic pitcher didn't have much fantasy buzz as a potential starter, and now he can safely be ignored with his Opening Day ceiling being a middle reliever.

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