RP - FA
The Seattle Mariners have acquired relievers Arodys Vizcaino and Jesse Biddle in exchange for Anthony Swarzak.
Vizcaino is out for the season after undergoing labrum surgery in April. He'll continue his rehab with the Mariners and could wind up re-signing with them if they build a good rapport.
Arodys Vizcaino will miss the remainder of the 2019 season following shoulder surgery.
The Braves and fantasy owners should have alternate plans for closers at this point. Vizcaino had appeared in four games so far this season and had a 2.25 ERA and 1.50 WHIP. Dan Winkler and AJ Minter are the ones in line for closes, more than likely.
The Braves have placed Arodys Vizcaino (shoulder inflammation) on the 10-day IL retroactive to April 11th.
Vizcaino's shoulder issues have interrupted what was a solid start to the season for the veteran reliever. Fantasy managers should consider the Braves' A.J. Minter for saves while Vizcaino is on the shelf.
Braves reliever Arodys Vizcaino blew his first save of the season on Sunday, allowing a solo home run to Curtis Granderson in the ninth inning of a one-run game. Atlanta went on to score a run in the bottom of the ninth for a walk-off victory, giving Vizcaino the win.
The earned run Vizcaino allowed on Sunday was his first in four appearances. He figures to share closing duties with fellow reliever A.J. Minter, though both have injury concerns and Vizcaino is not expected to be available to pitch on back-to-back days while he continues to recover from the right shoulder discomfort he experienced during spring training.
Braves reliever Arodys Vizcaino earned his first save of the season on Wednesday, walking one and striking out two to close out a win over the Braves.
Vizcaino earned his first save of the season a day before fellow reliever A.J. Minter is expected to be activated from the Injured List and a day after a report surfaced that his workload might be managed a bit in the early part of the season due to a troublesome right shoulder. The former could mean sharing some of the closing duties, while the latter could mean fewer appearances. Monitor his appearances over the coming weeks, but he will still have value for fantasy owners, especially those in leagues that award points for both saves and holds.