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Angels | Jim Johnson reinstated

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 11:20:47 -0700

Los Angeles Angels RHP Jim Johnson was activated from the 10-day disabled list Sunday, July 22. RHP Taylor Cole was optioned to Class AAA Salt Lake in a corresponding move.

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Angels | Jim Johnson starting rehab

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 17:07:08 -0700

Los Angeles Angels RHP Jim Johnson (back) is slated to begin a rehab assignment with Class A Inland Empire Sunday, July 8.

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Angels | Four Angels placed on DL

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:42:40 -0700

Los Angeles Angels RHP Garrett Richards (hamstring), RHP Nick Tropeano (shoulder), RHP Jim Johnson (back) and INF Zack Cozart (shoulder) were placed on the 10-day disabled list Friday, June 15.

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Angels | Jim Johnson acquired by Angels

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:35:47 -0800

Atlanta Braves RHP Jim Johnson was acquired by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for LHP Justin Kelly Thursday, Nov. 30.

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Braves | Atlanta trades Jim Johnson to Angels

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:33:22 -0800

Atlanta Braves RHP Jim Johnson was traded to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for LHP Justin Kelly Thursday, Nov. 30.

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Braves | Jim Johnson signs two-year deal

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 06:17:45 -0700

The Atlanta Braves have signed RP Jim Johnson to a two-year, $10 million contract. The deal includes a $1 million signing bonus and salaries of $4.5 million over each of the next two seasons. Johnson had been eligible to file for free agency after the World Series.

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Braves | Jim Johnson picks up a save

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:52:47 -0700

Atlanta Braves RP Jim Johnson worked a 1-2-3 ninth, striking out one, to secure the save against the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, July 26.

Fantasy Tip: With Arodys Vizcaino (oblique) on the DL, the Braves have turned to Johnson in the ninth where he's 2-for-4 this month. The veteran has fringe value in that role for anyone desperate for saves, but if he's traded before the deadline he'll almost certainly move into a setup role with any new club. Caveat emptor.

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Braves | Several Braves could be dealt

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:38:03 -0700

Atlanta Braves OF Jeff Francoeur, 2B Gordon Beckham and RP Jim Johnson, who are all pending free agents, are the prime focus of Atlanta's trade talks as the deadline nears. OFs Ender Inciarte and Nick Markakis are also involved, but there's less of a chance they'll be traded.

Fantasy Tip: Francoeur, Beckham and Johnson aren't likely to be anything more than depth for any team that acquires them in a trade this summer. Francoeur can be useful in NL-only and daily leagues in the right lefty matchups. Beckham contributes modestly across all categories for NL-only middle infield depth. Right now, Johnson is a candidate for saves in Atlanta with Arodys Vizcaino shelved, but he's already shown he's a shaky option there.

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Braves | Jim Johnson blows save in Cincinnati

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 21:46:14 -0700

Atlanta Braves RP Jim Johnson blew his third save of the season Tuesday, July 19, against the Cincinnati Reds. He wasn't able to make it out of the ninth inning, recording only two outs while surrendering two runs on four hits.

Fantasy Tip: This was Johnson's first save opportunity since closer Arodys Vizcaino landed on the disabled list, and it didn't exactly pan out he wanted. While the Braves ended up winning the game anyway, this could end up being costly for Johnson, who now owns a 4.59 ERA on the year. If this continues, Hunter Cervenka or Mauricio Cabrera could eventually challenge for save opportunities while Vizcaino is sidelined.

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Braves | Jim Johnson takes the loss

Sat, 16 Jul 2016 19:32:32 -0700

Atlanta Braves RP Jim Johnson took the loss against the Colorado Rockies Saturday, July 16, allowing one run on two hits in the ninth inning.

Fantasy Tip: The fact that Johnson was used in the top of the ninth in a tie game is a good indication that he will be used as the primary closer while Arodys Vizcaino is sidelined. Grab Johnson if you need saves.

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