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Feb 21, 2017
Rotoworld
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Braves are among the teams considering Kelly Johnson.
Outside Pitch Feb 22, 2017

Fourth time’s the charm: Atlanta Braves interested in Kelly Johnson

If there are three things in this world that Kelly Johnson knows it’s positional flexibility, the AL East, and the Atlanta Braves. If there’s a fourth it’s having piercing blue eyes but that’s a story for another day. Let’s begin with a brief rundown of Johnson’s career to date. 2000: Drafted by the Atlanta Braves […] The post Fourth time’s the charm: Atlanta Braves interested in Kelly Johnson appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
TalkingChop Feb 22, 2017
Atlanta Braves news and links: 2017 will be pivotal for Jaime Garcia

Atlanta Braves news and links: 2017 will be pivotal for Jaime Garcia

The former Cardinals pitcher is entering a contract season this year. A bounce-back season could result in a big payday for Jaime Garcia. BRAVES NEWS Multiple teams are interested in Kelly Johnson, including the Braves The Braves have been inked to free agent utility man Kelly Johnson for most of this offseason, and the link has endured into the early stages of spring training. Jon Heyman is reporting that the Braves are still interested in bringing him in. If the Braves do indeed sign him, then that will only begin the countdown on his eventual trade to the Mets. We’ve seen this movie...
MLB Trade Rumors Feb 21, 2017

Braves Considering Kelly Johnson

The Braves are among the organizations considering a move for free-agent infielder/outfielder Kelly Johnson, according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag (via Twitter). At this stage, though, Johnson is holding out for a MLB roster spot, per the report. Presumably, Atlanta isn’t currently willing to clear 40-man space and guarantee cash to Johnson, who turns 35…
TalkingChop Feb 21, 2017
Braves among teams interested in Kelly Johnson, per report

Braves among teams interested in Kelly Johnson, per report

Veteran utility man reportedly seeking a major league deal. In what has become an annual rite of passage it seems every spring, the Atlanta Braves are reportedly among the teams that are interested in Kelly Johnson according to FanRag’s Jon Heyman. Braves are among teams considering Kelly Johnson. Off nice year, he's still seeking an MLB deal.— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) February 21, 2017 Johnson has gone to spring training with the Braves in each of the past two seasons only to be dealt to the New York Mets. In 2015, Johnson and Juan Uribe netted the Braves John Gant and Rob...
Rotoworld Feb 21, 2017

Braves among teams in mix for K. Johnson - Kelly Johnson (2B) New York Mets

According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Braves are among the teams considering Kelly Johnson.
Tomahawk Take Feb 16, 2017

Atlanta Braves Scouting Report on RHP Akeel Morris

The Atlanta Braves acquired Akeel Morris in their annual Kelly Johnson to the Mets trade. Could he impact the big league bullpen in 2017? Player Profile The Atlanta Braves acquired Morris in a June trade from the New York Mets. Morris was initially drafted by the Mets in the 10th round of the 2010 draft […] Atlanta Braves Scouting Report on RHP Akeel Morris - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
MLB Daily Dish Feb 13, 2017
Orioles sign Chris Johnson to minor-league deal

Orioles sign Chris Johnson to minor-league deal

The third baseman may see time in Triple-A, where his dad is the manager. The Orioles have reached a minor-league deal with infielder Chris Johnson, according to a team announcement. Johnson, 32, spent last season with the Marlins, hitting just .222/.281/.329 with five homers in 113 games while seeing time at first base, third base and left field. His market was weakened by the lack of teams looking for third base help this winter, though Miami retained some interest if an injury occurred during spring training. Baltimore is obviously set at the corners with Manny Machado and Chris Davis,...

Orioles sign Chris Johnson to minor league deal

The Orioles signed veteran infielder Chris Johnson to a minor league deal that includes a major league spring training invitation, the club announced on Monday morning. Johnson, 32, is a .275/.313/.404 career hitter over eight major league seasons with the Astros, Diamondbacks, Braves, Indians...

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