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Japanese League | Kris Johnson signs

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:55:35 -0700

Free-agent P Kris Johnson (Twins) signed a deal with the Hiroshihma Carp of the Japanese League for "mid-six figures," according to a source.

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Twins | Yohan Pino sent down following win

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:37:21 -0700

Minnesota Twins SP Yohan Pino picked up his first major league win Thursday, July 10, with one run and seven hits given up in a 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners. Pino was optioned to Triple-A Rochester following the game to make room for P Kris Johnson on the roster.

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Twins | Kris Johnson coming up

Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:59:56 -0700

Minnesota Twins SP Kris Johnson will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester, and he's expected to start Friday, July 11, according to a source. SP Yohan Pino could be optioned back to the minors after his next start.

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Twins | Kris Johnson to serve as 26th man for doubleheader

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:01:31 -0700

The Minnesota Twins announced P Kris Johnson will be called up from Triple-A Rochester to act as the 26th man on the roster. The Twins are playing a doubleheader with the Los Angeles Dodgers and this will enable Johnson to serve as a starting pitcher for one of the games.

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Twins | Kris Johnson acquired

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:03:35 -0800

The Minnesota Twins acquired P Kris Johnson from the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday, Nov. 19, in exchange for RP Duke Welker.

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Pirates | Three players added to roster

Sun, 01 Sep 2013 12:48:54 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled SP Kris Johnson and RP Kyle Farnsworth from Triple-A Indianapolis. In addition, they have activated OF Travis Snider (toe) from the 15-day disabled list.

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Pirates | Two Ps expected to be September call ups

Thu, 29 Aug 2013 19:48:47 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to recall P Kris Johnson and RP Ryan Reid from Triple-A Indianapolis when the rosters expand in September.

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Pirates | Bullpen moves made

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 22:32:06 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned P Kris Johnson to Triple-A Indianapolis Monday, Aug. 19, and recalled RP Ryan Reid to take his place.

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Pirates | Kris Johnson called up

Sun, 18 Aug 2013 13:16:19 -0700

The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up P Kris Johnson from Triple-A Indianapolis. He was 10-4 with two saves and led the International League with a 2.41 ERA. Johnson will pitch out of the bullpen, although he started 20 of the 25 games he appeared in at Indianapolis. "Kris gives us the most innings and pitches available," general manager Neal Huntington said. "We looked at the reliever group at Triple-A, and Kris has put himself in a position to be a legitimate September (call-up) candidate. He was our best guy available to help this club today."

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Pirates | Two Triple-A options for Sunday

Tue, 09 Apr 2013 21:04:59 -0700

If Pittsburgh Pirates SP Wandy Rodriguez (hamstring) cannot start Sunday, April 14, SP Phillip Irwin or Kris Johnson could be candidates to be recalled and fill in.

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