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KELLY JOHNSON RUMORS

Sox Acquire Jemile Weeks For Kelly Johnson

WeeksThe Red Sox acquired infielder Jemile Weeks from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for Kelly Johnson. Weeks—out of the University of Miami—has major league experience with both the Oakland Athletics and Orioles. Over his career, Weeks has hit .259 with 41 doubles, 17 triples, four home runs, and 56 RBIs. The 27-year old Weeks will wear #7. Boston also acquires Ivan De Jesus...
Via FenwayNation
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Trade Kelly Johnson to Orioles

Kelly Johnson barely had time to unpack his bags from his trade form the Yankees for shortstop Stephen Drew before the Sox went and traded him away once again.  Johnson was traded to the Orioles for infielder Jemile Weeks and minor league infielder Ivan De Jesus Jr. Johnson has now completed the task of playing for every single team in the AL East.  Johnson is now also in the position...
Via Fenway West
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelly Johnson Appreciative Of Short Learning Experience With Red Sox

August 2014 will be remembered as the month of Kelly Johnson. OK, maybe not. But Johnson, who spent 30 days with the Boston Red Sox before being traded to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, certainly appreciates his short stint with the defending World Series champions. “First of all, Boston, right away you can tell why they win and why they’re always at the top year in and year...
Via NESN.com
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles make multiple waiver deadline deals

The Baltimore Orioles acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza and infielders Kelly Johnson and Michael Almanzar on Saturday.   In the midst of defeating the Minnesota Twins to go up eight games in the AL East, the Baltimore Orioles made multiple waiver deadline moves last night. The Orioles first acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza from the Chicago White Sox. Then, just a few innings...
Via isportsweb.com
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox, Orioles Complete Four-Player Trade Involving Kelly Johnson

The Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles completed a four-player trade Saturday. The Red Sox acquired infielder/outfielder Jemile Weeks and minor league infielder Ivan De Jesus Jr. from the Orioles in exchange for infielder/outfielder Kelly Johnson and minor league third baseman Michael Almanzar. Weeks, a first-round pick (12th overall) in 2008, once was a highly regarded prospect...
Via NESN.com
August 30, 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

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...
Via isportsweb.com
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Kelly Johnson valuable as Rays' Mr. Versatile

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. For almost eight minutes, Kelly Johnson tried to explain the flurry of production, the reasons behind his breakout May, the answer to why he has become so dangerous at the plate in his new home. He is grounded, soft-spoken and somewhat reserved, so it was little surprise the Tampa Bay Rays Mr. Versatile turned the topic into a self-warning for the future. In...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss
NOGGIN KNOCKER

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...
Via RotoStars.com
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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