Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson

Height: 6' 6"Weight: 240 lbsAge: 34Bats: RThrows: RCountry: USA

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Thu, 5/25 12:10pm
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ROS Rank P #102
Projection (?) 1.7 pts




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Jim Johnson notches ninth save Monday night

Jim Johnson pitched a near perfect ninth but he did plunk a batter in the process. Nonetheless, he earned his ninth save as the Braves beat the Pirates 5-2 in Atlanta.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson is doing a spectacular job as closer, he holds a 2.84 ERA to go with a 0.84 WHIP and sports a 19/3 K/BB ratio over 19 innings thus far.

Steve Painter2 days ago
Jim Johnson notches seventh save Friday night

Jim Johnson entered the ninth inning with a 7-4 lead and pitched a perfect frame to seal the Braves' victory and earn his seventh save of the season.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson has converted 7-of-9 saves this year and has been solid and efficient along the way. The Braves' offense took a big hit with Freddie Freeman's injury but at least they play their home games in their new launching pad so Johnson should see plenty of activity as the team's closer this year.

Steve Painter5 days ago
Jim Johnson earns sixth save Saturday night

Jim Johnson pitched a perfect ninth on the way to his sixth save of the season as the Braves' beat the Marlins, 3-1.

Fantasy Impact

It took him 16 pitches, what was he thinking? Johnson is laser-focused and doing just fine as the Braves. closer and appears set for a tremendous year in that role.

Steve Painter2 weeks ago
Jim Johnson gives up a run in non-save situation on Friday

Jim Johnson allowed one run on a solo home run in a non-save situation on Friday against the Marlins.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson has just five saves but is performing relatively well, as evidenced by his surprising 16 strikeouts in just 13 innings versus only three walks. Johnson has the Braves closer job on lockdown, but he may not see that many save chances along the way.

Dan Harris2 weeks ago
Jim Johnson notches fifth save against Mets Tuesday night

Jim Johnson earned his fifth save of the season Tuesday night by striking out the only batter he faced after being called in with two outs in the ninth inning.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson is in a good spot now and everything for him is going along very smoothly. Look for more save opportunities for him as the Brave's offense continues to push runs across the plate.

Steve Painter3 weeks ago