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53 Jim Johnson RP

Atlanta Braves

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
44%38%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
64.22-6203.066820
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2015LAD264.4672000101766.2773633552050
2016ATL263.0665000202364.2572322332068

Player Updates

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Braves' Jim Johnson: Earns 20th save of season Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Johnson worked around a walk with a pair of strikeouts to earn his 20th save of the season Sunday versus the Tigers.

Fresh off signing a new two-year contract with the team, Johnson came on to preserve a Julio Teheran gem that kept Detroit out of the postseason. Johnson bounced back nicely from a miserable two-year stint in which he bounced around between four clubs, as his 3.06 ERA and 1.19 WHIP were both his best figures since his days with the Orioles. He appears set to enter 2017 as Atlanta's closer, although save opportunities could be hard to come by once again.

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Braves' Jim Johnson: Signs two-year extension
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Johnson agreed Sunday with the Braves on a two-year contract extension, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Johnson was considered prime trade bait at the deadline for the rebuilding Braves. Surprisingly, however, he ended up solidifying himself as the team's closer and was outstanding in the second half, recording a 2.20 ERA and 1.16 WHIP to go along with 17 saves over 32.2 innings. Perhaps most impressively, after getting by on inducing weak contact to get outs for much of his career, Johnson made more bats miss than ever before in 2016, posting 66 strikeouts. With the Braves making an early commitment to retain Johnson before the offseason even begins, it's likely that he'll retain the closer's role heading into 2017.

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Braves' Jim Johnson: Another day, another save
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson allowed a walk and a single, but held the Mets scoreless in the bottom of the ninth for his second straight save Wednesday.

Johnson was given the save opportunity after Mets closer Jeurys Familia blew an extended save opportunity, and held on for his 17th of the year. Johnson's ERA dipped back below 3.00 with the scoreless effort, a remarkable feat considering he held a 7.90 ERA at the end of May.

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Braves' Jim Johnson: Notches 16th save Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson allowed a lone single in a scoreless ninth inning Tuesday against the Mets, striking out two for his 16th save.

Johnson is a perfect 14-for-14 in save opportunities since July 26, not long after earning the Braves' closer gig full-time. He's posted a 1.42 ERA with a 33:5 K:BB over that span, lowering his ERA from 4.46 to 3.02.

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Braves' Jim Johnson: Picks up one-out save
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Johnson needed just three pitches to record one out and his 14th save Thursday against San Diego.

After fellow reliever Chaz Roe let the Friars make it interesting, the Braves turned to Johnson for that pesky final out, and he delivered, getting Alexei Ramirez on a grounder to first. The veteran's been picking up a surprising number of saves lately for a Braves team that's finally figured out how to win some games. It wouldn't be surprising to see that keep up, so Johnson could see a nice slate of opportunities in the season's final month, although his mediocre ratios limit his fantasy appeal to saves and a surprising number of whiffs. Indeed, the 33-year-old's averaging more than a strikeout per inning this year for the first time in his career.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 411 42 -11.77
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Detroit 1.000 9.00100
vs LHB 32.200 3.030937
vs RHB 31.000 3.1901129
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
9/19@NYM0001.02101
9/20@NYM0011.01002
9/21@NYM0011.01011
9/27PHI0011.00001
9/29PHI0001.02102
10/1DET0011.02100
10/2DET0011.01002
Two Week Schedule
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Fantasy Points by Week
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16

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006BAL01 24.00110000 3.09881130
2007BAL00 9.00100000 2.03220021
2008BAL24 2.235400011 68.2541817032838
2009BAL46 4.11640001016 70.0733232832349
2010BAL11 3.422600016 26.132111021522
2011BAL65 2.6769000914 91.0803027522158
2012BAL21 2.49710005154 68.2552119331541
2013BAL38 2.94740005059 70.1722623571856
2014OAK-DET52 7.095400023 53.1694642563542
2015ATL-LAD26 4.46720001017 66.2773633552050
2016ATL26 3.06650002023 64.2572322332068
Total 2740 3.62551100154193 584.25812532353734190425
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2006BAL1000000000 --- --- ---
2007BAL1000000000 --- --- ---
2008BAL54000000000 --- --- ---
2009BAL64000000000 --- --- ---
2010BAL26000000000 --- --- ---
2011BAL69000000000 --- --- ---
2012BAL71000000000 --- --- ---
2013BAL74000000000 --- --- ---
2014OAK-DET54100000100 .000 .000 .000
2015ATL-LAD72000000000 --- --- ---
2016ATL65100000100 .000 .000 .000
Total 551200000200 .000 .000 .000
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2006BALP1100000 ---
2007BALP1000000 ---
2008BALP54014410011.000
2009BALP6401541010 .933
2010BALP260523001.000
2011BALP6902581612 .960
2012BALP71018612011.000
2013BALP7402231722 .909
2014OAK-DETP540114610 .909
2015ATL-LADP720114610 .909
2016ATLP65011110021.000
Total  5511132369068 .955
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2006BAL053 1.6710000 .56321 39.0 .9380
2007BAL032 1.5000000 .37511 22.5 .3750
2008BAL310157 2.0232011 .219281 11.1 .2350
2009BAL39260 1.7241012 .270300 12.7 .4156
2010BAL13621 1.7601004 .296117 13.0 .3895
2011BAL314361 2.5142012 .238366 10.2 .3425
2012BAL110451 2.2032001 .220269 9.6 .2843
2013BAL49741 2.7811002 .273291 12.4 .3649
2014OAK-DET67833 2.58120004 .318263 18.6 .4381
2015ATL-LAD29445 2.3870003 .296291 13.8 .3887
2016ATL07642 2.0230106 .236266 11.1 .3313
Total 23829416 2.213891325 .2622476 12.4 .35539
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2012BAL01 8.44500023 5.18652014
Total 01 8.44500023 5.18652014
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2001 R-Orioles01 3.8674000 18.21710832719
2002 R-Bluefield42 4.37119000 55.2523627531636
2003 R-Bluefield32 3.681111000 51.1622421241846
2004 A-Delmarva87 3.292017000106.2974439993093
2005 AA-Bowie00 0.0011000 7.03000126
2005 A-Frederick129 3.492827201159.21397762111964168
2006 AA-Bowie136 4.442726000156.01658077131157124
2007AAA-Norfolk612 4.072625200148.01647967151248109
2008AAA-Norfolk01 2.2511000 4.02110112
2010AFA-Frederick Keys00 3.0020000 3.06110001
2010AAA-Norfolk Tides00 0.0010000 1.01000000
2010AA-Bowie Baysox00 1.8041000 5.02111006
2010R-Gcl Orioles00 6.7544000 4.05331015
2014AAA-Toledo Mud Hens01 3.8640000 4.24320012
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-6/240
Birthdate:
6/27/1983
Age:
33
Hometown:
Johnson City, NY
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Atlanta Braves
College:

MLB Experience:
11
Awards:

2012: AL Rolaids Relief Winner