Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:51:10 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Kevin Whelan was designated for assignment Saturday, Aug. 16, as part of roster moves that put RP Jim Johnson on the 40-man lineup.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:39:26 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Jim Johnson was called up and will join the team Sunday, Aug. 17. In a corresponding move, RP Melvin Mercedes was optioned.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:05:10 -0700
Detroit Tigers RP Jim Johnson is expected to be recalled from Triple-A Toledo, according to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News.
Fantasy Tip: Johnson won't be in the equation for save opportunities, at least not yet. His fantasy value is limited to deep AL-only formats, until his role is clearer.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:25:51 -0700
The Detroit Tigers signed free-agent RP Jim Johnson (Athletics) to a minor league deal Tuesday, Aug. 5, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: Johnson has come a long way since his successful closing days with the Baltimore Orioles the last few years. He'll have to prove he's worth a promotion in Detroit. Ignore him everywhere.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:01:39 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Baltimore Orioles worked out free-agent RP Jim Johnson (Athletics) Monday, Aug. 4, but manager Buck Showalter and general manager Dan Duquette explained to Johnson that there was not an immediate need for him on the big league roster.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:01:02 -0700
Free-agent RP Jim Johnson (Athletics) has signed with an undisclosed team, but it is not with the Baltimore Orioles.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:05:21 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles are still interested in signing free-agent RP Jim Johnson (Athletics) to a minor league contract after he threw a bullpen session for the team Monday, Aug. 4. The Orioles are considered the favorites to sign Johnson.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:34:34 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles may be interested in a reunion with RP Jim Johnson, their former closer. Johnson will throw a side session on Monday, Aug. 4, in Sarasota.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:51:18 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays could show interest in free-agent RP Jim Johnson (Athletics) in the opinion of Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:41:49 -0700
The Oakland Athletics released RP Jim Johnson Friday, Aug. 1.