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 A’s season ended in disappointing fashion last night, falling 9-8 in 12 innings in a one-game wildcard playoff in Kansas City. Oakland had the best record in baseball at the All-Star Break, but went […]
The Oakland Athletics have designated right-hander Jim Johnson for assignment before Thursday’s game against the Houston Astros. Johnson, acquired in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles, was 4-2 with a 6.92 ERA in 38 games […]
The Grant Napear Show talked about the NBA Finals game yesterday talking about the impressive game by the San Antonio Spurs. Grant talked about the game last night with the Oakland A’s and the throw […]
The Oakland Athletics brought Jim Johnson into their bullpen when they lost All-Star closer Grant Balfour in free agency. Two weeks into the season, Johnson is 0-2 with an 18.90 ERA and one blown save […]
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top relief pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.
New Oakland closer Jim Johnson was glad to get through his first outing of the spring with the Athletics, and manager Bob Melvin is allowing him to prepare at his own pace. “Guys like him […]
From Baltimore to the Bay Area, closer Jim Johnson has taken notice of the care with which Oakland’s Bob Melvin and pitching coach Curt Young manage the bullpen. That means a lot for last year’s […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour. The A’s got Johnson on Monday for infielder […]