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Akron Beacon Journal Apr 17, 2014

Indians report: Elliot Johnson relishes clubhouse DJ role

DETROIT: In the Indians’ clubhouse before Thursday afternoon’s game against the Tigers, the music of choice was Detroit rap tunes by Eminem and D12.Whatever the mood, whatever the setting, Elliot Johnson can find the appropriate playlist.A 30-year-old infielder in his first season with the Tribe, Johnson has become the Indians’ resident DJ. Since spring training, home or away, Johnson’s iPad is connected to the stereo, or in some cases a system not nearly as elaborate.“What do you want today, Ax?” Johnson asked closer John Axford at Comerica Park Wednesday afternoon. Axford and...
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 10, 2014

Indians: Elliot Johnson’s dropped ball could lead to rule tweak

CHICAGO: Indians outfielder Elliot Johnson may soon have a rule — or a rule tweak — named after him.A surprising instant replay decision that was deemed a double instead of a catch by Johnson in the first inning of a 2-1 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday could lead to a re-categorization of the written stipulation that led to the Padres’ first run.At least that’s the feeling Indians manager Terry Francona got Thursday when he spoke to Joe Torre, Major League Baseball’s executive vice president for baseball operations.With Everth Cabrera on second base in the second game of a...
News-Herald Apr 9, 2014

Indians notes: `Ridiculous' ruling upsets Elliot Johnson, Indians

Elliot Johnson called it "ridiculous." Terry Francona said, "If anything, I thought they'd call traveling." Welcome to the first controversial call - or no-call, depending on your point of view - under Major League Baseball's new video review. It happened in the first inning of the second game of the April 9 doubleheader - and it arguably cost the Indians a game.
Plain Dealer Apr 9, 2014

Indians outfielder Elliot Johnson on controversial play -- Video

Elliot Johnson talks about his controversial play in the first inning of Wednesday's second game of the Indians' doubleheader
DRaysBay Apr 7, 2014

Royals series preview: Missing Shields, catching another unknown

Also missing Elliot Johnson. The Rays and the Royals are linked by one of the larger trades of the past few years, with Wade Davis and James Shields now plying their trade in Kansas City, while Wil Myers and Jake Odorizzi toil in the Trop. Add David DeJesus, once a face of the Royals franchise, to the mix, and this series is a veritable homecoming. All that's missing is Elliot Johnson (someone should invite him, just for old-time's sake). Fortunately for the Rays, they won't go up against Shields this time, and will instead face veterans Jason Vargas and Jeremy Guthrie, plus rookie Yordana...
Plain Dealer Mar 26, 2014

Elliot Johnson: Cleveland Indians infielder/outfielder 2014

Check out the latest stats and news on Indians utility man Elliot Johnson.
Chronicle-Telegram Mar 23, 2014

Indians cut veteran Jeff Francoeur despite solid camp, say versatile infielder-outfielder Elliot Johnson just better fit

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The Indians released outfielder Jeff Francoeur on Saturday. The Indians signed the 30-year-old to a minor league free-agent contract on Jan. 6 and invited him to major league training camp. Francoeur had 35 at-bats with the Indians this spring, hitting .286 with one home run and 10 RBI. But the Indians also Read More...The post Indians cut veteran Jeff Francoeur despite solid camp, say versatile infielder-outfielder Elliot Johnson just better fit appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The...
Plain Dealer Mar 22, 2014

Vinnie Pestano, Elliot Johnson make Cleveland Indians' roster; Jeff Francoeur, Matt Carson cut

Right-hander Vinnie Pestano and utility man Elliot Johnson were told Saturday morning by manager Terry Francona and GM Chris Antonetti that they'd made the Indians opening day roster.
KFFL Mar 22, 2014

Indians | Elliot Johnson added to roster

The Cleveland Indians added INF Elliot Johnson to the 40-man roster.

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