Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:05:24 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays 1B Adam Lind (foot) was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right foot fracture. Toronto recalled 1B Dan Johnson from Triple-A Buffalo and designated RP Bobby Korecky for assignment.
Fantasy Tip: Johnson should be an AL-only asset, at least in a platoon role, and may earn fleeting deep mixed utility. Lind should be out for at least one month.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:29:09 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays 1B Dan Johnson will have his contract selected from Triple-A Buffalo before the Jays' game Friday, July 11, according to sources. The 34-year-old has clubbed 17 homers with a .248 batting average, .402 on-base percentage and .471 slugging percentage over 94 games.
Fantasy Tip: The rash of injuries to Toronto's offense, headlined by Edwin Encarnacion (quadriceps), prompted the call. Johnson is an AL-only asset and could sneak into some deep-mixed utility, but those players are better off first targeting Juan Francisco, who'll have more guaranteed playing time.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:36:57 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays are hoping 1B Adam Lind (back) can avoid a trip to the disabled list, but he hasn't looked much better two days after suffering a lower back injury, and he has been walking around gingerly. The team will wait at least another day before making a decision. 1Bs Dan Johnson or Juan Francisco would be promoted from Triple-A Buffalo if Lind is put on the shelf, and the designated hitter would turn into a platoon with the likes of C Dioner Navarro and OF Colby Rasmus.
Fantasy Tip: Both Johnson and Francisco are intriguing for AL-only managers for their power, but Francisco is younger and has more upside.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:19:39 -0800
Toronto Blue Jays P Michael Broadway, INF Jonathan Diaz, 1B Jared Goedert, 1B Dan Johnson, SS Munenori Kawasaki, 3B Andy LaRoche, C Mike Nickeas, SP Tomo Ohka, RP Juan Perez, INF Steven Tolleson and P Marcus Walden make up the team's non-roster spring training invitees.
Sat, 16 Nov 2013 01:30:45 -0800
The Toronto Blue Jays announced that they have signed 1B Dan Johnson to a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training. No financial terms were disclosed.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:33:21 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles outrighted 1B Dan Johnson and OF Chris Dickerson to Triple-A Norfolk Thursday, Oct. 31, after they cleared waivers.
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:40:12 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles recalled 1B Dan Johnson from the minors Friday, Sept. 13, and placed OF Henry Urrutia on the restricted list in a corresponding move.
Fri, 29 Mar 2013 14:59:13 -0700
The New York Yankees reassigned P Vidal Nuno, 1B Dan Johnson and OF Thomas Neal to minor league camp Friday, March 29.
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:46:37 -0700
The New York Yankees prefer to leave 3B Kevin Youkilis at third base with 1B Mark Teixeira (wrist) out. OF Juan Rivera will see the majority of playing time at first base, but the Yanks also have 1B Dan Johnson and are considering options outside the organization.
Fantasy Tip: Rivera becomes an option for AL leagues since he should see pretty consistent playing time. However, it'll be short-lived when Mark Teixeira (wrist) and Curtis Granderson (forearm) return from their injuries. At that point, he'll be competing for PT with Vernon Wells as the fourth outfielder.
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 20:49:18 -0800
The New York Yankees came to camp curious to see how 1B Dan Johnson could handle third base, but the injury to 1B Mark Teixeira (wrist) has shifted focus back to first base. Johnson made two errors at third base Wednesday, March 6, in a Grapefruit League spring game.