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Chris Johnson

32-Year-Old Third Baseman – Baltimore Orioles

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After signing a one-year deal with Miami prior to the season, Johnson turned in a disappointing performance with Marlins in 2016. The 32-year-old infielder slashed .222/.281/.329 while adding five hom...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 180   DOB: 10/1/1984   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor-league contract with the Orioles in February of 2017.

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Chris Johnson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 22 A SAL 60 232 224 24 59 17 11 0 6 38 1 0 8 41 0 0 0 .263 .292 .393 .685
2007 22 A LEX 64 272 255 37 66 22 14 0 8 44 3 4 17 38 0 0 0 .259 .304 .408 .712
2008 23 AA COR 84 358 330 43 107 36 24 0 12 58 5 0 20 61 1 4 3 .324 .364 .506 .870
2008 23 AAA ROU 30 107 101 10 22 4 2 1 1 9 0 0 5 25 0 1 0 .218 .252 .287 .539
2009 24 A LAN 4 17 16 5 7 5 5 0 0 6 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .438 .471 .750 1.221
2009 24 AAA ROU 104 412 384 48 108 38 20 5 13 42 2 1 21 90 0 3 4 .281 .323 .461 .784
2009 24 MAJ HOU 11 23 22 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 .091 .130 .091 .221
2010 25 AAA ROU 38 163 149 26 49 19 10 1 8 33 0 0 9 23 0 4 1 .329 .362 .570 .932
2010 25 MAJ HOU 94 362 341 40 105 35 22 2 11 52 3 0 15 91 0 4 2 .308 .337 .481 .818
2011 26 AAA OKL 21 94 81 18 22 11 7 0 4 15 1 1 10 25 0 0 3 .272 .372 .506 .878
2011 26 MAJ HOU 107 405 378 32 95 31 21 3 7 42 2 2 16 97 0 4 7 .251 .291 .378 .669
2012 27 MAJ HOU 92 368 341 36 95 32 21 3 8 41 4 1 23 92 0 1 3 .279 .329 .428 .757
2012 27 MAJ ARI 44 160 147 12 42 16 7 2 7 35 1 0 8 40 1 3 1 .286 .321 .503 .824
2012  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ HOU/ARI 136 528 488 48 137 48 28 5 15 76 5 1 31 132 1 4 4 .281 .326 .451 .777
2013 28 MAJ ATL 142 547 514 54 165 46 34 0 12 68 0 0 29 116 0 2 2 .321 .358 .457 .815
2014 29 MAJ ATL 153 611 582 43 153 37 27 0 10 58 6 0 23 159 2 2 2 .263 .292 .361 .653
2015 30 AA AKR 2 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286
2015 30 AAA GWI 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2015 30 MAJ ATL 56 162 153 12 36 9 7 0 2 11 2 1 7 49 0 1 1 .235 .272 .320 .592
2015 30 MAJ CLE 27 93 90 6 26 5 4 0 1 7 0 0 3 25 0 0 0 .289 .312 .367 .679
2015  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ ATL/CLE 83 255 243 18 62 14 11 0 3 18 2 1 10 74 0 1 1 .255 .286 .337 .624
2016 31 MAJ MIA 113 264 243 20 54 16 11 0 5 24 0 0 19 78 1 0 1 .222 .281 .329 .610
2017 32 A ABE 7 27 22 2 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 5 9 0 0 0 .182 .333 .318 .651
2017 32 AAA NOR 25 106 100 11 28 12 9 1 2 11 0 0 4 33 0 1 1 .280 .311 .450 .761
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3-Year Averages     116 376 356 27 89 22 16 0 6 33 2 0 17 103 1 1 1 .250 .285 .346 .631
Career  (View All)     839 2,995 2,811 256 773 227 154 10 63 339 18 4 144 753 4 17 19 .275 .313 .404 .717

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Chris Johnson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Last 7 Games .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Chris Johnson Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 21 Pawtucket 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 20 Pawtucket 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 1.333 1.833
Jul. 19 Scranton-WB 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Jul. 18 Scranton-WB 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .667 .500 .667 1.167
Jul. 18 Scranton-WB 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Jul. 16 Durham 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .667 1.167
Jul. 15 Durham 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 14 Durham 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .400 .600
Jul. 13 Durham 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 9 Columbus 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 .600 1.200
Jul. 8 Columbus 5 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 .800 1.400
Jul. 7 Columbus 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Jul. 6 Gwinnett 4 1 3 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .750 .750 1.750 2.500
Jul. 5 Gwinnett 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Jul. 4 Gwinnett 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Jul. 3 Durham 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 2 Durham 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 1 Durham 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .750 1.000
Jun. 30 Durham 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Jun. 29 Louisville 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Jun. 28 Louisville 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 27 Louisville 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Jun. 26 Staten Isl. 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 25 Staten Isl. 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Jun. 24 Staten Isl. 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200
Jun. 23 Connecticut 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Last 7 Days 22 2 8 3 0 1 5 2 6 0 0 0 1 .364 .400 .636 1.036
Last 14 Days 40 3 12 4 0 1 5 2 13 0 0 0 1 .300 .326 .475 .801
Last 30 Days 103 11 28 7 1 2 11 7 35 0 0 0 1 .272 .315 .417 .732

Chris Johnson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 81 11 2 2
2015 30 27 14
2014 1 150
2013 12 125
2012 6 127 1 1
2011 101
2010 90
2009 7

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Chris Johnson: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
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Chris Johnson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20169983120.212.333.618
2015927191.326.391.745

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016144122120.229.326.606
201515111291.212.305.550

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20161077170.196.280.552
201511293122.295.438.779

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016136134170.243.368.657
20151319060.221.252.489
Chris Johnson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 22 A SAL 232 224 3.4% 17.7% 0.20 82% .299 .130
2007 22 A LEX 272 255 6.3% 14% 0.45 85% .278 .149
2008 23 AA COR 358 330 5.6% 17% 0.33 82% .364 .182
2008 23 AAA ROU 107 101 4.7% 23.4% 0.20 75% .276 .069
2009 24 A LAN 17 16 5.9% 17.6% 0.33 81% .538 .312
2009 24 AAA ROU 412 384 5.1% 21.8% 0.23 77% .335 .180
2009 24 MAJ HOU 23 22 4.3% 26.1% 0.17 73% .125 .000
2010 25 AAA ROU 163 149 5.5% 14.1% 0.39 85% .336 .241
2010 25 MAJ HOU 362 341 4.1% 25.1% 0.16 73% .387 .173
2011 26 AAA OKL 94 81 10.6% 26.6% 0.40 69% .346 .234
2011 26 MAJ HOU 405 378 4% 24% 0.16 74% .317 .127
2012 27 MAJ HOU 368 341 6.3% 25% 0.25 73% .360 .149
2012 27 MAJ ARI 160 147 5% 25% 0.20 73% .340 .217
2012  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ HOU/ARI 528 488 5.9% 25% 0.23 73% .354 .170
2013 28 MAJ ATL 547 514 5.3% 21.2% 0.25 77% .394 .136
2014 29 MAJ ATL 611 582 3.8% 26% 0.14 73% .345 .098
2015 30 AA AKR 7 7 0% 28.6% 0.00 71% .200 .000
2015 30 AAA GWI 1 1 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2015 30 MAJ ATL 162 153 4.3% 30.2% 0.14 68% .330 .085
2015 30 MAJ CLE 93 90 3.2% 26.9% 0.12 72% .391 .078
2015  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ ATL/CLE 255 243 3.9% 29% 0.14 70% .353 .082
2016 31 MAJ MIA 264 243 7.2% 29.5% 0.24 68% .306 .107
2017 32 A ABE 27 22 18.5% 33.3% 0.56 59% .250 .136
2017 32 AAA NOR 106 100 3.8% 31.1% 0.12 67% .394 .170
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3-Year Averages     376 356 4.5% 27.4% 0.17 71% .335 .096
Career     2,995 2,811 4.8% 25.1% 0.19 73% .353 .129

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Chris Johnson Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 1B 83 -1 7 -1 0 -1 52 0 0 0 0 0 -1
2015 3B 35 -1 4 -1 0 -1 27 -1 2 0 0 -1 0
2015 1B 130.3 0 18 1 -1 1 68 1 38 0 1 1 -1
2015 3B 159.7 -3 30 -4 1 -4 67 -1 45 0 -4 0 0
2016 1B 432.7 3 38 2 1 2 205 2 128 1 1 2 -1
2016 3B 59 -1 10 0 -1 0 23 0 19 0 -1 0 1
2016 LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 3B 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2015 1B 1 0 -1 0 0 0
2015 3B 0 0 1 -2 0 -1
2016 1B -1 0 1 2 0 2
2016 3B 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2016 LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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

Johnson (forearm) will begin a rehab stint with short-season Aberdeen on Monday, David Hall of The Virginian-Pilot reports.

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Johnson (forearm) swung a bat for the first time since injuring himself in early April, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Johnson (forearm) underwent successful surgery Tuesday to repair his broken right forearm, David Hall of The Virginian-Pilot reports.

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Johnson suffered a broken ulna bone after being hit by a pitch on his right forearm in Saturday's game with Triple-A Norfolk, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports. He was placed on the 7-day disabled list and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks.

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Johnson re-signed with the Orioles on a minor-league deal Wednesday and will report to Triple-A Norfolk, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Johnson was released by the Orioles on Monday, Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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Johnson went 1-for-2 with an RBI double in Sunday's game against the Phillies.

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Johnson, who was hit in the hand by a pitch Thursday, received negative results back on his X-rays, Roch Kubatko of MASN reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Johnson got off to a sluggish start for the Braves before being traded to the Indians in August. He didnít fare much better in Cleveland, compiling a .679 OPS in 27 games and then landing on the DL with a hand infection. In each of the last two seasons, heís struggled with strikeouts at a clip above his career 24.7%. Johnson handles southpaws well enough (.314/.350/.436 in 724 career plate appearances) to be a platoon option at the infield corners. The Marlins will presumably pair him up with Justin Bour at first base after he signed a one-year deal with Miami in January.

2015

Former Braves general manager Frank Wren handed Johnson a three-year, $23.5 million extension in early May, which seemed to ease the third baseman's mind following a dismal month of April (.583 OPS). He hit .301 over the next two months, but Johnson, the runner-up for the NL batting title in 2013, finished with just a .263/.292/.361 line last season. Johnson's walk rate plummeted to a career-low 3.8%, while his strikeout rate jumped to 26.0%, from 21.2% in 2013. His ISO fell by close to 40 points and his wOBA dropped by nearly 70 (from .354 to .289), as Johnson embodied the Braves' regression as a whole. Given his contract, it seems likely Johnson will continue in an everyday role at third base for Atlanta, but his lack of plus power and fluctuating average take him out of the conversation in most mixed formats, and he'll make for a low-end option in NL-only leagues, while likely batting near the bottom of the order.

2014

Johnson began the 2013 season in a platoon with Juan Francisco, but took over as the everyday third baseman after Francisco was designated for assignment in late May. He rewarded the Braves for their trust, finishing with the second-best batting average in the National League (.321) while smacking 12 home runs and 34 doubles. The numbers were surprising, but even more so when looking at his advanced statistics, as Johnson posted a rather paltry .136 ISO, and his contact rate dipped slightly. His walks were also down, as he drew only 29 in 514 at-bats, and his .394 BABIP jumps out as an anomaly. Johnson did, however, hit lefties with great consistency (.383 average), after struggling against southpaws in 2012 (.245 average). Still, a regression at the dish seems inevitable, but the hot corner is his, and he could move up to the five-hole in the batting order to fill the void left by the departure of Brian McCann.

2013

The lack of big league ready third basemen in the upper levels of the D-Backs' system led to the acquisition of Johnson from the Astros in late July. Over the final 44 games, he hit .286/.321/.503 with seven homers in 160 at-bats, flashing a career-high .218 ISO during that span. All signs point to an opportunity for Johnson to reprise his role as the team's starter in 2013, while prospect Matt Davidson will continue his development in the minors, at least initially. A subpar defender with a meager 4.8 percent career walk rate, it's easy to envision a scenario where the D-Backs decide to make a change at the hot corner in-season if Johnson manages to earn the Opening Day nod.

2012

Johnson had one of the more disappointing seasons in the majors last season, hitting just .251/.291/.378 with seven home runs. On closer inspection, no one should be surprised. Just as he did in 2010, Johnson struck out more than once every four at-bats, and like 2010, it again took him on average nearly 25 plate appearances to work a walk. With numbers like these, 2010 looks like more of a fluke than 2011 does. Perhaps a good hitting coach can straighten him out, but time is running short.

2011

After Pedro Feliz unsurprisingly faltered, Johnson got a chance to start and blossomed into a young stud at third. There were several times last year when he went on offensive tears -- look no further than his .359/.393/.615 July line for proof. Despite relatively solid numbers, there are still reasons to be concerned. Johnson has a tendency to overswing and he struck out in more than a quarter of his at-bats. He will open the season as a starter, but expect a few bumps and bruises as the league gets an extended look at the promising corner infielder.

2010

Johnson had a solid, if unspectacular 2009 season. His power numbers are passable, but his plate discipline (21:89 BB:K) leaves a lot to be desired. If Johnson gets a shot at starting and everything clicks for him, he could hit double-digit home runs with an acceptable batting average. If it doesn't, he'll wind up a reserve infielder and platoon third baseman. The latter outcome is more likely after Houston signed Pedro Feliz to man third base in December.