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Atlanta Braves: Jim Johnson Last Brave Likely to be Traded

The Atlanta Braves have already traded Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson, so they aren’t likely to sell many more players according to ESPN’s Jim Bowden. Julio Teheran and Cameron Maybin would take a dream deal to get rid of them, while Jonny Gomes and Chris Johnson aren’t valuable enough to be the main man in a trade. Catcher A.J. Pierzynski been surprisingly valuable to the Braves...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Braves’ Chris Johnson wants out but will he get his wish?

The Atlanta Braves and their third baseman Chris Johnson don’t seem to agree on much anymore.  But they share the same desire to move Johnson to another team.  The problem is that, so far, it’s been easier said than done. At the heart of the problem: Johnson’s salary is not remotely commensurate to his production on the field. Johnson had a career year in 2013, finishing...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves' Chris Johnson reportedly seeking trade

Chris Johnson could be moving on from the Atlanta Braves, as the corner infielder is looking to get traded, according to's Mark Bowman. "In some ways, it's nerve-wracking because you never know what to expect every day when you go to the park," Johnson told "It's been a frustrating year. From the beginning of the offseason, it's been really pretty clear that the...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves: Who’s on the Trade Deadline Chopping Block

As the trade deadline of July 31st nears, the Atlanta Braves are likely to be sellers in the trade market. As of today, the Braves art 42-47, seven games back of the Washington Nationals for the division and six games behind the Chicago Cubs for the final wild card spot. This is a team that currently lacks the offensive firepower and the steady bullpen to be much of a factor down...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Braves, Indians talked Chris Johnson-Nick Swisher deal

The Atlanta Braves nearly managed to rid themselves of third baseman Chris Johnson and his contract….and all they would have needed to do was take on Nick Swisher’s equally as burdensome contract from the Indians. Fox’s Ken Rosenthal had the initial report on Sunday night. Sources: #Braves, #Indians discussed trade of Chris Johnson for Nick Swisher in early June, before Swisher...
Via The Outside Corner
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves trade rumors: featuring Chris Johnson

About a month ago the Atlanta Braves traded for third baseman Juan Uribe, a two-time World Series champion, known as much for his contribution to team morale as he is for his on-the-field play. Of course, I don’t mean that to sound like a bad thing; Uribe is a good teammate, a great teammate even. So great in fact that the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ organization, a team he spent four...
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June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves trade rumors: Chris Johnson edition

As the MLB trade deadline approaches on July 31, third-baseman Chris Johnson’s time in Atlanta is likely drawing near an end. The Braves acquired fellow third-baseman Juan Uribe via a trade roughly a month ago from the Los Angeles Dodgers. The trade also gave Atlanta pitcher Chris Withrow, while the Braves sent infielder Alberto Callaspo and pitchers Ian Thomas, Juan Jaime and...
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

The Braves want a platoon partner for Chris Johnson

In addition to the seemingly 800 things that the Atlanta Braves need to do this offseason, the club is reportedly looking for a left-handed platoon partner for third baseman Chris Johnson, whose three-year contract extension starts in 2015. #Braves want to add a LH hitter who could possibly platoon with 3B Chris Johnson — David O'Brien (@DOBrienAJC) November 11, 2014 Johnson...
Via The Outside Corner
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson and swing batter batter

Remember in Little League or PAL (like I played) where the players on the field would chant, "Swing Batter Batter," before each pitch? Apparently, Chris Johnson of the Atlanta Braves is still hearing those chants in his head. Of course, Johnson has had multiple occurrences of blowing up with his temper, so who knows what else is going on in his head. But the bottom line is that...
Via The Flagrant Fan
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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