Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson

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

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WSH @ ATL
Thu, 9/21 7:35pm
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ROS Rank P #100
Projection (?) 1.6 pts

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Jim Johnson records 22nd save in Thursday's win

Jim Johnson pitched around a leadoff double and a walk in the ninth inning of a 6-3 win over the Dodgers on Thursday to lock down his 22nd save of the season.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson has converted three straight save opportunities since the All-Star break. However, his strikeout rate which was 29.5% during the first half of the season has dipped to 18.2% so far in the second half through three appearances. Something to keep an eye on going forward.

Brad Richter9 weeks ago
Jim Johnson picks up 20th save Friday night

Jim Johnson picked up his 20th save Friday night, striking out one in the ninth frame to preserve a 4-3 victory over Arizona.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson keeps on rolling. He's not perfect but he usually gets the job done.

Steve Painter10 weeks ago
Jim Johnson picks up 19th save against the Nationals

Jim Johnson pitched the ninth innings surrendering one hit and striking two out to earn his 19th save of the season.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson is a great source of saves if you're chasing saves. With the Braves actually playing just under .500 ball, Johnson could earn 30+ saves this year. The other surprising thing about Johnson this year is he's posting great strikeout numbers again. Last year Johnson posted 9.46 K/9 and this year he's posting a 11.47 K/9.

Matthew Van Winkle11 weeks ago
Jim Johnson notches 18th save Saturday

Jim Johnson pitched a perfect ninth, with two strikeouts, to seal the Braves' 4-3 win over the Athletics Saturday and earn his 18th save in the process.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson has some stinkers from time to time but he is locked in as the Braves closer and is on the way to having 30+ saves this year, pretty impressive for the veteran.

Steve Painter12 weeks ago
Jim Johnson notches 16th save Tuesday night

Jim Johnson was called upon to preserve a shutout of the Padres Tuesday night and made the experience an interesting one, allowing a hit and a walk, but he also recorded three strikeouts and sealed the Braves 3-0 victory. The save represented his 16th of the year.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson just keeps on rolling and should continue to see plenty of save opportunities this year.

Steve Painter12 weeks ago