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.
Maurer pitched a scoreless ninth inning without allowing a baserunner and striking out two batters to earn his 15th save during Wednesday's win over Atlanta.
Maurer has a firm grasp on the ninth-inning duties for San Diego, but he's been a ratio anchor for fantasy clubs. The 15 saves and 8.9 K/9 are solid, but the closer's 6.32 ERA and 1.24 WHIP are concerning marks. He's also surrendered eight runs through 9.1 innings over 11 June appearances for a 7.71 ERA, so it's not like there have been any recent signs of improvement, either.
Perdomo (3-4) allowed four runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out four batters over 5.1 innings during Wednesday's win over Atlanta.
Perdomo has flashed upside this season, and he's been particularly strong against right-handed hitters, limiting them to a .689 OPS and .300 wOBA. However, left-handed batters have posted .892 and .383 marks against him. Until Perdomo can narrow that gap, his fantasy upside is capped. While the 24-year-old righty has already shown progress in his second season in the majors, expectations should probably be kept in check for the remainder of 2017. A daunting road date with Cleveland is on deck for Perdomo.
Garcia will undergo an MRI on his sore left knee Thursday, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Garcia was removed from Wednesday's loss after tweaking his knee while sliding back into first base on a pick-off attempt in the seventh inning. He crouched down for a bit afterward, appearing to stretch out the knee and was eventually removed in the ninth inning. The outfielder, who appears to be headed to his first All-Star Game nod, has been in a rut of late, going hitless over the last five games to drop his season average to .318.
Musgrove will start for Triple-A Fresno on Friday, Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports.
This will be Musgrove's first start since he was demoted from the Astros over the last weekend. Musgrove will need to use his time with the Grizzlies to correct himself, but even if he does, there's no guarantee he'll be back in the majors. Dallas Keuchel (neck), Charlie Morton (latissimus) and Collin McHugh (elbow) all are nearing a return to join Lance McCullers in Houston's rotation. Beyond that, Mike Fiers and Brad Peacock each look like they belong there as well. It's time for Musgrove to take care of what he can control and let the situation play itself out.
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