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Erik Johnson

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago White Sox

2015 Stats

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2015 Preseason Projections

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Johnson entered the 2014 season as the White Sox's top pitching prospect, but it ended up being a lost year after an early-season flop in the rotation. He pitched into the sixth inning in one of his s...

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2015 ADP:  702.07

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 230   DOB: 12/30/1989   BORN: Mountain View, CA   COLLEGE: California   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Erik Johnson Contract Information:

Agreed to terms with the White Sox in March 2015.

September 3, 2015  –  Erik Johnson News

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Johnson will start Sunday's game in Kansas City, MLB.com's Scott Merkin reports.

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Erik 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
2011 21 R GRE 2 0 0 2.0 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 2.50
2012 22 A KAN 8 9 0 43.0 39 11 3 39 19 2 2 0 0 0 2.30 1.35
2012 22 A WIN 8 8 0 49.1 43 15 0 48 10 4 3 0 0 0 2.74 1.08
2013 23 AA BIR 10 14 1 84.2 57 21 6 74 21 8 2 0 0 0 2.23 0.93
2013 23 AAA CHA 10 10 0 57.1 43 10 1 57 19 4 1 0 0 0 1.57 1.09
2013 23 MAJ CWS 5 5 0 27.7 32 10 5 18 11 3 2 0 0 0 3.25 1.55
2014 24 AAA CHA 20 20 0 105.2 136 79 11 63 54 5 7 0 0 0 6.73 1.81
2014 24 MAJ CWS 5 5 0 23.7 27 17 1 18 15 1 1 0 0 0 6.46 1.77
2015 25 AAA CHA 23 22 0 132.2 108 35 5 136 41 11 8 0 0 0 2.37 1.13
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3-Year Averages     5 5 0 25.7 29 13 3 18 13 2 1 0 0 0 4.56 1.64

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Erik Johnson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
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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
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
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0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Erik Johnson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20145241113511.342
20137910824314.348

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20145714414100.264
201349838101.178

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20148.300010615.401.56
201315.021016833.001.60

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201415.31108907.041.89
201312.71102323.551.50
Erik 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
2011 21 R GRE 2 0 2.0 9.00 4.50 2.00 0.00 80% 4.50 4.20 .524
2012 22 A KAN 8 9 43.0 8.16 3.98 2.05 0.63 85.5% 2.30 3.76 .304
2012 22 A WIN 8 8 49.1 8.80 1.83 4.80 0.00 71.7% 2.74 1.92 .322
2013 23 AA BIR 10 14 84.2 7.91 2.24 3.52 0.64 79.2% 2.23 3.19 .238
2013 23 AAA CHA 10 10 57.1 8.98 2.99 3.00 0.16 85.2% 1.57 2.59 .288
2013 23 MAJ CWS 5 5 27.7 5.86 3.58 1.64 1.63 1.32 86.8% 92.0 MPH 3.25 5.55 .310
2014 24 AAA CHA 20 20 105.2 5.39 4.62 1.17 0.94 62% 6.73 5.04 .349
2014 24 MAJ CWS 5 5 23.7 6.85 5.70 1.20 0.38 1.39 61% 89.6 MPH 6.46 4.38 .348
2015 25 AAA CHA 23 22 132.2 9.26 2.79 3.32 0.34 79.2% 2.37 2.61 .303
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 7.52 2.95 2.55 0.94 72.6% 3.84 0.67 .299
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.5 7.52 2.81 2.67 0.82 71.4% 3.84 3.65 .302
Rest Of Season     0 0 10.3 7.52 2.86 2.63 0.84 71.7% 3.84 3.69 .302
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3-Year Averages     5 5 25.7 6.31 4.56 1.38 1.05 74.4% 4.56 4.84 .323

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2015 Stat Review for Erik Johnson    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.32 K/BB
GOOD
9.26 K/9
GREAT
2.79 BB/9
WEAK
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.3 HR/9
ELITE
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.37 ERA
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1.13 WHIP
GOOD
2.61 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.303 BABIP
HIGH
79.2% Strand Rate
HIGH

Chicago White Sox Roster

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

Johnson was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte on Tuesday, Phil Rogers of MLB.com reports.

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Johnson is 8-5 with a 2.59 ERA, 1.13 WHIP,and 105:30 K:BB over 94 innings at Triple-A Charlotte this season.

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Johnson was named the International League pitcher of the week after pitching 14 scoreless innings over his two starts, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Johnson (oblique) threw three scoreless innings against Triple-A Durham on Monday.

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Johnson (oblique) will start Monday for Triple-A Charlotte, Seth Lasko of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Johnson (oblique) was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte on Friday, MLB.com's Scott Merkin reports.

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Johnson (abdomen) threw a 20-pitch bullpen session Saturday, CSN Chicago's Dan Hayes reports.

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Johnson suffered a moderate oblique strain last week, Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago reports.

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Johnson has been working on his mechanics this spring with the goal of making his motion more consistent and repeatable, the White Sox's official site reports.

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2014

Johnson may be one of the better under-the-radar pitching prospects in the league. He came out of college with some control issues, but those problems appear to have been alleviated, as evidenced by his 131:40 K:BB last season across Double-A Birmingham and Triple-A Charlotte. He boasts a mid-90s fastball to go with a polished slider and changeup, which helped him achieve a .197 batting average against in the minor leagues. He does not project to be a big strikeout pitcher in the majors despite striking out eight in a September start against the Twins. Still, low strikeout rate pitchers have had success with the White Sox in recent years, and Johnson should contend for a rotation spot in spring training.