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KELLY JOHNSON RUMORS

Braves add Kelly Johnson to roster

The Atlanta Braves have purchased the contract of Kelly Johnson adding him to their bench. Johnson, 33, becomes a option for the braves at the corner outfield spots as well as third base, second base and first base this season. The veteran began his career with the Braves spending four seasons with them before making stops in Arizona, Toronto, Tampa Bay, New York and Baltimore....
Via Tireball.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Gomes, Johnson lift Braves over Marlins 6-3

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Johnny Gomes drove in two runs and Kelly Johnson went 2 for 2, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Miami Marlins 6-3 Thursday. Braves starter Manny Banuelos allowed one run and three hits in two innings for the Braves. He's a candidate for the final spot in the Braves rotation but has a 17.18 ERA in three appearances. Tom Koehler, 10-10 for the Marlins last...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  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

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 been fine...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
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...
Via isportsweb.com
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees sign Kelly Johnson as insurance

Kelly Johnson got a one-year, $3 million contract from the Yankees this week. The contract is a slight raise for the veteran, who made $2.45 million in 2013 for the Rays. Last year, the 31-year old Johnson hit .235/.305/.410 with 16 home runs for the Rays in 407 plate appearances, earning playing time at first base, second base, third base, and left field. When I saw the news...
Via The Outside Corner
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees Rumors: New York Close to Signing Kelly Johnson

The New York Yankees continue to be busy this off-season, as they are close to signing free-agent Kelly Johnson.   Joel Sherman reports that a deal is close and goes into detail about the Yankees plans for Johnson. #Yankees close to signing Kelly Johnson to a 1-yr about $2.75-3M. Plan is to play a lot around diamond, potential 2b option if Cano leaves— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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