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.
Bumgarner (0-4) allowed four runs on six hits and a walk while striking out four batters through 6.1 innings during Thursday's loss to San Diego.
The lefty has surrendered seven runs through 13.1 innings over his two starts since returning from the disabled list. Overall, Bumgarner has passed the eye test, but he's also showing a little rust locating his pitches. Unfortunately, the Giants are struggling to score runs and close out games, so it's not a favorable fantasy setup. Still, Bumgarner is an elite asset until proven otherwise and projects to face the Pirates at AT&T Park in his next start.
Grandal went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and a double during Thursday's loss to Atlanta.
The backstop continues to post solid numbers and is now up to a .266/.318/.482 slash line with 13 homers, 39 RBI and 31 runs. Hitting in the stacked Dodgers lineup helps Grandal's fantasy floor, and he projects to remain a go-to option.
Suzuki went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run during Thursday's win over the Dodgers.
Suzuki is pairing with Tyler Flowers to provide excellent production from the catcher position for Atlanta. Unfortunately, because the duo is splitting time, it limits the fantasy upside of both. Suzuki's .257/.342/.471 slash line isn't the worst fallback option in cavernous settings, though.
Johnson pitched around a double and a walk during a scoreless ninth inning to collect his 22nd save of the season during Thursday's win over the Dodgers.
Johnson has provided respectable fantasy numbers this season, but his outlook could change in a hurry in the event of a deadline deal. He's a prime candidate to relocate to a contender that's looking to bolster its bullpen, and in almost all cases, he probably wouldn't be closing out games for his new team. It's a situation to monitor. In the meantime, Johnson remains a solid asset in all settings.
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