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Kris Johnson

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Minnesota Twins

2014 Stats

W-L

0-1

ERA

4.73

WHIP

1.95

K

12

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The 29-year-old lefty made his major league debut Aug. 18, hurling five scoreless relief innings before falling to Arizona in an impressive six-inning, two-run showing. Pittsburgh decided to give him ...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 205   DOB: 10/14/1984   BORN: West Covina, CA   COLLEGE: Wichita State      Show ContractHide Contract

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Kris Johnson Contract Information:

Agreed to a minor league contract with the Pirates in November of 2012.

July 21, 2014  –  Kris Johnson News

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Johnson was optioned to Triple-A Rochester following Monday's start against the Indians, MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger reports.

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Kris Johnson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 22 A LAN 27 27 0 136.0 148 84 20 100 57 9 7 0 5.56 1.51
2008 23 AA POR 27 27 0 136.3 147 55 5 108 56 8 9 0 3.63 1.49
2009 24 AA POR 3 3 0 17.0 22 12 1 12 5 0 3 0 6.35 1.59
2009 24 AAA PAW 22 22 0 96.3 128 68 8 65 44 3 13 0 6.35 1.79
2010 25 AAA PAW 28 24 0 132.2 152 72 15 79 52 6 13 0 0 0 4.88 1.54
2011 26 AAA PAW 8 3 0 20.2 41 29 7 12 6 2 2 0 0 0 12.63 2.33
2012 27 AA ALT 20 9 0 56.0 50 13 3 42 24 3 2 1 0 0 2.09 1.32
2012 27 AAA IND 20 4 0 45.2 42 23 7 33 18 5 2 0 0 0 4.53 1.33
2013 28 AAA IND 26 21 0 135.2 116 36 6 94 43 10 4 2 0 0 2.39 1.18
2013 28 MAJ PIT 4 1 0 10.3 12 7 0 9 4 0 2 0 0 0 6.10 1.55
2014 29 AAA ROC 23 23 0 132.0 115 51 8 102 55 10 7 0 0 0 3.48 1.29
2014 29 MAJ MIN 3 3 0 13.3 17 7 2 12 9 0 1 0 0 0 4.73 1.95
3-Year Averages     4 1 0 10.3 12 7 0 9 4 0 2 0 0 0 6.10 1.55

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Kris Johnson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Kris Johnson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201422515000.250
201317504200.267

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014427812112.353
201329448100.320

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20149.30009901.931.93
20138.30206407.561.92

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20144.001030211.252.00
20132.00003000.000.00
Kris Johnson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 22 A LAN 27 27 136.0 6.62 3.77 1.75 1.32 65.4% 5.56 4.94 .311
2008 23 AA POR 27 27 136.3 7.13 3.70 1.93 0.33 74.7% 3.63 3.41 .339
2009 24 AA POR 3 3 17.0 6.35 2.65 2.40 0.53 57.7% 6.35 3.61 .369
2009 24 AAA PAW 22 22 96.3 6.07 4.11 1.48 0.75 63.4% 6.35 4.42 .367
2010 25 AAA PAW 28 24 132.2 5.38 3.54 1.52 1.02 69.8% 4.88 4.77 .318
2011 26 AAA PAW 8 3 20.2 5.35 2.67 2.00 3.12 45% 12.63 7.56 .431
2012 27 AA ALT 20 9 56.0 6.75 3.86 1.75 0.48 85.9% 2.09 3.84 .288
2012 27 AAA IND 20 4 45.2 6.57 3.58 1.83 1.39 69.8% 4.53 5.01 .270
2013 28 AAA IND 26 21 135.2 6.26 2.86 2.19 0.40 80.4% 2.39 3.43 .277
2013 28 MAJ PIT 4 1 10.3 7.84 3.48 2.25 0.00 1.78 56.3% 92.1 MPH 6.10 2.91 .373
2014 29 AAA ROC 23 23 132.0 6.95 3.75 1.85 0.55 73.5% 3.48 3.74 .284
2014 29 MAJ MIN 3 3 13.3 8.10 6.08 1.33 1.35 2.11 79.2% 91.6 MPH 4.73 5.38 .369
3-Year Averages     4 1 10.3 7.84 3.48 2.25 0.00 56.3% 6.10 2.62 .373

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2014 Stat Review for Kris Johnson    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.33 K/BB
TERRIBLE
8.10 K/9
GOOD
6.08 BB/9
TERRIBLE
91.6 MPH Fastball
GOOD
1.4 HR/9
POOR
2.11 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.73 ERA
POOR
1.95 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.38 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.369 BABIP
HIGH
79.2% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Kris Johnson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Johnson will start Monday against Cleveland, making consecutive starts for the first time in the majors, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Johnson gave up five earned runs on eight hits over four innings against the Rockies on Friday.

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Johnson was recalled from Triple-A Rochester after Thursday's game. He'll start Friday at Colorado.

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Johnson will indeed start Friday's game in Colorado, MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger reports.

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Johnson has been promoted from Triple-A Rochester to the big league club, the Democrat and Chronicle's Jim Mandelaro reports.

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Johnson is 5-2 with a 1.83 ERA and 50:22 K:BB ratio in 54 innings at Triple-A Rochester.

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Johnson's season debut Thursday against the Dodgers was a mixed bag, as he gave up four hits and walked six, but struck out five and didn't allow a run in 4.1 innings.

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Johnson will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Thursday to start in the second game of the Twins' doubleheader with the Dodgers.

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Johnson was optioned to Triple-A Rochester.

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Johnson threw two scoreless innings of relief in Saturday's spring training tie with the Mets. He's thrown seven scoreless innings this spring with five strikeouts and one walk.

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Johnson is coming off a horrible 3-16 season with control (49 BB in 113 IP) and an inability to pitch out of jams seen as his biggest barriers. Johnson throws a low-to-mid 90s fastball and a very good changeup, but is still working to regain the snap on his curveball following 2005 Tommy John surgery.