RP - CIN
Amir Garrett allowed two runs on two hits and one walk in 0.1 innings Sunday, blowing the save against the Braves.
Garrett was summoned in the ninth with a two-run lead. Raisel Iglesias had been utilized several times this week, so Garrett was substituting on Sunday. He surrendered a two-run game-tying home run to Ronald Acuna, blowing the save. Garrett has a strong 2.79 ERA this season, with 61 strikeouts in 42 innings.
Amir Garrett was forced to leave Friday's appearance with an Achilles injury. He's considered day-to-day.
It was later determined to be a mild left Achilles tendon strain. X-rays came back negative. Garrett has been a contributor in holds leagues with 18 on the season, especially in those leagues where his SP eligibility is a benefit. He has an ERA and WHIP of 3.73 and 1.09 on the year.
Amir Garrett was hit by a come-backer on his lower left leg and exited with what is being called a lower leg contusion. X-rays were negative.
Garrett has become a dominate lefty out of the bullpen for the Reds as he sports a 2.59 ERA striking out 49 in 41 and two-thirds innings. He can face a tough lefty in a big spot or go multiple innings for a team that has won eight of nine.
Amir Garrett looked great on Sunday pitching four innings, allowing only one hit and one walk. He also struck out four batters.
Garrett has had a very strong spring by posting a 1.38 ERA over 13 IP. The former highly regarded prospect struggled mightily in the MLB last season after a promising debut, but after offseason surgery has looked a lot better over the last month. Garrett is said to have regained some lost velocity on his fastball and at 25 years old he could be ready for an extended stay at the top level.
Amir Garrett lasted just 3 2/3 innings against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday, giving up six runs on five hits and four walks while striking out three. Tuesday was the fourth consecutive decision lost by Garret, who has not won a game since the beginning of May.
While Garrett tossed a quality start his last time out, performances like Tuesday's are why he is not reliable in fantasy right now. His ERA currently sits at 7.41 while his WHIP is 1.56 through 12 starts.