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Dan Butler, Kelly Johnson To Make Red Sox Debuts Against Angels

After an absolute marathon of a game Saturday night, the Boston Red Sox are likely a bit tired heading into their series finale with the Los Angeles Angels. Fortunately, the Sox have some fresh bodies on the bench. Boston is making some significant changes to its lineup on Sunday, giving David Ortiz and Christian Vazquez the day off while giving two new faces the chance to make their...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Kelly Johnson Preparing To Give Boston Extra Versatility

Blame it on the rain. The Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals endured a rain delay in excess of an hour for the second straight night Thursday at Busch Stadium. It seemingly impacted the Red Sox, who stumbled out of the gate en route to a 5-2 loss. Boston dropped two of three in the clubs’ World Series rematch. The Red Sox now travel to Los Angeles for three games against the...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Johnson Activated By Red Sox; Mookie Betts Optioned To Pawtucket

The Boston Red Sox added infielder/left fielder Kelly Johnson to their 25-man roster. The Red Sox activated Johnson from the 15-day disabled list before Thursday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Outfielder/second baseman Mookie Betts was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket in a corresponding roster move. Johnson was acquired last week from the New York Yankees...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Kelly Johnson activated

The Boston Red Sox activated infielder Kelly Johnson from the 15-day disabled list on Thursday and optioned rookie outfielder Mookie Betts to Triple-A, reports Maureen Mullen of Johnson to be activated, Mookie Betts back to Pawtucket today.— Maureen Mullen (@MaureenaMullen) August 7, 2014 #486317761 / gettyimages.comJohnson has been out with a strained left groin...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly Johnson goes on Yankees’ disabled list with groin injury

Kelly Johnson isn’t as needed in the Yankees’ lineup following the trade for Chase Headley and now he won’t be available at all for a while, as the utility man has been placed on the disabled list with a strained groin. Johnson signed a one-year, $3 million deal this offseason and has played all over the diamond, starting games at third base, first base, left field, and right field.
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Kelly Johnson placed on DL

The New York Yankees announced Wednesday afternoon that they have placed utility man Kelly Johnson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin suffered in Tuesday night's win over the Texas Rangers. The have called up right-handed pitcher Chris Leroux from Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre to fill in Johnson's roster spot.#Yankees place INF Kelly Johnson on 15-day...
Via MLB Injury News
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Trying to Trade Kelly Johnson?

Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports According to a report in the Dallas Morning Star, the Yankees could be looking to trade utility infielder Kelly Johnson. There’s not a lot of info on it, but apparently several MLB officials say that the Yankees might be trying to shop Johnson by the trade deadline. His name popped up on the list of “possible available” first baseman. The Phillies...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

"Kelly killed it?" The Master needs to rethink his Kelly Johnson HR call

Yesterday, one of our fine color commentatorizers - Manx - broke the news:"Kelly killed it" A two run home run for Kelly Johnson and the Yankees take a 4-3 lead on Sports Radio 66 and 101.9 FM WFAN! Yes, we must never forget that this is merely spring training. The home run calls don't count. Nobody will remember John Sterling's joyful cry in Tampa, long after its...
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees 2B situation

For the first time in about nine seasons, the New York Yankees are looking at a gaping hole in second base. Kelly Johnson is the Yankees’ main option at second base for now. (photo credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images North America) Since the 2005 season, Robinson Cano has been the Yankees everyday second baseman. In that time, Cano has become the game’s best second baseman and recently...
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays 2B hit in head by pop up

Our not-so-top play of the night award goes to Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Kelly Johnson, who lost track of a pop up off the bat of Russell Martin and took the ball off his head. Johnson looked like he was going to make an excellent running play on the bloop hit, but instead the ball hit Johnson in the forehead and bounced to left field The Yankees went on to win the game...
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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