It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
The Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms with reliever Jim Johnson on a one-year contract.
Brad Ausmus avoided questions about Johnson before the game, but made the announcement of his promotion at the end of his postgame news conference.
“We need another arm,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said.
The Detroit Tigers have signed reliever Jim Johnson to a minor-league contract, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top relief pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.
In one productive day, Athletics general manager Billy Beane filled two important pitching voids.