If Johnson can crack Chicago’s Opening Day rotation, Homer Bailey-like stats aren’t out of the question.I’m always intrigued by prospects with very good minor leagues peripherals yet very little fanfare. Erik Johnson is this kind of player.Drafted in the 2nd round of the 2011 Amateur Draft, Johnson has pitched parts of three seasons in the White Sox minor league system. He’s...
The White Sox used a 6-3 victory over the Tigers on Sunday afternoon to bounce back from a historic loss a night earlier.
After allowing the Tigers to come back from a six-run deficit in the ninth inning Saturday the Sox were able to maintain their early lead on Sunday at Comerica Park.
Sox right-hander Erik Johnson allowed two earned runs on nine hits walked none and struck out...
Erik Johnson pitched into the seventh inning in his fourth career start, and the Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 6-3 to end any chance of the Tigers clinching the AL Central title in their home finale Sunday.
Detroit needed a win and a Cleveland loss to wrap up the division in the Tigers' final scheduled home game.
Johnson (2-2) allowed two runs and nine hits in 6 2-3 innings...
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September 22, 2013
Erik Johnson’s first two outings didn’t give White Sox manager Robin Ventura a chance to properly evaluate the young right-hander.
A combination of shoddy defense high pitch counts and zero offense limited Johnson’s chances of pitching competitively.
But White Sox catcher Bryan Anderson knows all about the team’s top pitching prospect after he caught him a half-dozen times...
There's nothing like a win on dog day. Well a win that mattered would've been nice. Either way, here's a look into the rare victory on the south side.
In his first two major league starts, Erik Johnson got no help. No, he didn't look great, but as we have said, sometimes poor play behind you can mess you up in the head and help you fall into a poor outing. But...
Erik Johnson pitched six scoreless innings to earn his first major league victory, and the Chicago White Sox scored seven runs in the first and coasted to a 12-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
The White Sox, who had lost six straight and 15 of 17, broke out of their offensive funk against Liam Hendriks and the Twins. Chicago scored a season high in runs and posted...
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September 17, 2013
Youngster Erik Johnson made his second MLB start for the White Sox on Tuesday evening. And while he could have thrown better, facing a tough Tigers offense and not having a competent defense behind him led to Johnson's second loss in as many tries.
As described beautifully on South Side Sox, Johnson threw the ball pretty well to start off the ball game but let up two...
Erik Johnson's major league debut came at Yankee Stadium against a $230 million team in the middle of a pennant race.
No wonder he was nervous.
''Tough draw for your first one,'' veteran teammate Paul Konerko said. ''He held his own.''
Struggling ace CC Sabathia pitched into the eighth inning before Mariano Rivera earned his first four-out save...
Erik Johnson, the White Sox pitching prospect that currently has the most promise of anyone in the organization made his debut Wednesday evening. Although his final line (6.0 IP, 5R, 3ER) looks about as pedestrian as can be, what we did see from him should not worry anybody.
Think back to July 30th when Andre Rienzo made his debut for the White Sox.
Chicago White Sox farmhand Erik Johnson ground through three innings in his first start of big league camp, impressing manager Robin Ventura.