Street (knee) is making his 2017 Cactus League debut Friday, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
Coming off a 6.45 ERA during (surprise) an injury-shortened 2016, Street is battling for the closer role with Cam Bedrosian (groin) and Andrew Bailey, among others. His body of work and name recognition may land him the job initially, but it's wise for fantasy players to remain skeptical, especially considering his health issues and the talent Bedrosian boasts when healthy.
The Yankees selected the contract of Webb on Thursday while sending Rob Refsnyder down to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Throughout the 2017 season in Triple-A, Webb has posted a 3.24 ERA with a 1.09 WHIP to go along with an outstanding 47:3 K:BB in just over 31 innings of work. Webb has yet to appear in a major-league game, but could get his first opportunity in the next few days.
Duplantier was promoted to High-A Visalia on Thursday, Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports.
Duplantier dazzled with Low-A Kane County through the first half of the season, compiling a 1.24 ERA, 0.83 WHIP and 78:15 K:BB through 72.2 innings (13 games, 12 starts) and emerging as one of the more notable pop-up prospects in the lower minors. The 22-year-old had little left to prove at Low-A, so the Diamondbacks will see how he fares in the more hitter-friendly California League.
Tazawa (ribs) was activated from the disabled list Thursday, Andre Fernandez of the Miami Herald reports.
Tazawa, who has been sidelined since mid-May with a rib cartilage injury, is ready to rejoin the big-league bullpen after making five rehab appearances between Triple-A New Orleans, Double-A Jacksonville and High-A Jupiter. The 31-year-old compiled a 6.60 ERA and 11:8 K:BB through 15 innings before landing on the disabled list. Brad Zeigler was placed on the 10-day DL in a corresponding roster move.
Ziegler was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a back strain, Andre Fernandez of the Miami Herald reports.
Ziegler is coming off consecutive rough outings that saw him give up seven runs (five earned) over just 1.2 innings of work, so this could have something to do with it. After a strong start to the season, the 37-year-old has seen his ERA balloon to an unsightly 6.52 (across 29 innings). He'll be eligible to return July 1, though it's unclear if he'll need more than the minimum 10-day stay at this point. Junichi Tazawa was reinstated from the disabled list in a corresponding move.
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