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Detroit News Aug 19, 2014

Tigers reliever Jim Johnson wins marathon within a marathon

Jim Johnson wondered if he was part of a showdown that began Tuesday and ended Wednesday. It was a marathon, all right. Thirteen pitches. One foul after another foul. One good sinker and breaking pitch followed by some more.
Detroit Free Press Aug 17, 2014

Jim Johnson has rough first appearance out of Detroit Tigers' bullpen

Jim Johnson said he is ready, and the Detroit Tigers need a dependable arm in their bullpen. But Sunday left much to be desired.
Grand Rapids Press Aug 17, 2014
Detroit Tigers hoping a change of scenery can help veteran reliever Jim Johnson return to All-Star form

Detroit Tigers hoping a change of scenery can help veteran reliever Jim Johnson return to All-Star form

At this point, it appears Jim Johnsons arrival wont affect how Tigers manager Brad Ausmus plans to use setup man Joba Chamberlain or embattled closer Joe Nathan. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said veteran reliever Jim Johnson can be used in a variety of roles out of the bullpen. Right now, he envisions pitching the former All-Star closer in the sixth or seventh inning. Two weeks after signing Johnson to minor-league contract, the Tigers called up the right-handed reliever from Toledo in an effort to bolster their troubled bullpen. At this point,...
Detroit News Aug 17, 2014

Tigers hoping Jim Johnson can be final piece to the bullpen puzzle

Detroit — Tigers manager Brad Ausmus indicated before Sunday's game that with veteran Jim Johnson now on board and Joaquin Soria (oblique strain) due back next Sunday, the bullpen is now set.

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