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Brian Johnson

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Boston Red Sox

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Johnson, 23, didn't benefit from a normal offseason training program because he was recovering from multiple orbital fractures that ended his 2012 season prematurely. As such, he struggled early on in...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 229   DOB: 12/7/1990   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Brian Johnson Contract Information:

Signed a contract with Boston that includes a slot-recommended bonus of $1.575 million in June 2012.

September 9, 2014  –  Brian Johnson News

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Johnson will be promoted from Double-A Portland to Triple-A Pawtucket to start Wednesday's game, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports.

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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 21 A LOW 4 4 0 5.2 2 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.58
2013 22 R GUL 2 2 0 5.0 1 0 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.60
2013 22 A GRE 2 15 0 69.0 50 22 4 69 28 1 6 0 0 0 2.87 1.13
2013 22 A SAL 2 2 0 11.0 9 2 0 8 5 1 0 0 0 0 1.64 1.27
2014 23 A SAL 5 5 0 25.2 23 11 0 33 7 3 1 0 0 0 3.86 1.19
2014 23 AA POR 20 20 0 118.0 78 23 6 99 32 10 2 0 0 0 1.75 0.93

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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
2012 21 A LOW 4 4 5.2 6.92 1.73 4.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.24 .158
2013 22 R GUL 2 2 5.0 12.60 3.60 3.50 0.00 100% 0.00 1.60 .123
2013 22 A GRE 2 15 69.0 9.00 3.65 2.46 0.52 75.7% 2.87 3.34 .268
2013 22 A SAL 2 2 11.0 6.55 4.09 1.60 0.00 85.7% 1.64 3.11 .281
2014 23 A SAL 5 5 25.2 11.79 2.50 4.71 0.00 63.3% 3.86 1.41 .377
2014 23 AA POR 20 20 118.0 7.55 2.44 3.09 0.46 83.7% 1.75 3.00 .235

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Johnson finished the Double-A season with a 1.75 ERA and 99:32 K:BB in 118 innings.

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Johnson has given up a total of five hits in his past three starts for Double-A Trenton.

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Johnson was dominant Friday night, allowing one hit and three walks while striking out 12 in seven scoreless innings for Double-A Portland. He's allowed just one run in his past three starts over 20 innings.

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Johnson allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits and two walks while striking out four in seven innings Saturday for Double-A Portland.

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Johnson allowed seven runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out two in 2.1 innings Monday night for Double-A Portland.

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Johnson's start Wednesday night for Double-A Portland was cut short due to a rain delay. He allowed one run on five hits while striking out two in three innings before the rains came.

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Johnson allowed one run on five hits and four walks while striking out seven in five innings for Double-A Portland on Friday. He wasn't sharp as usual but was supported with 12 runs and won his fourth consecutive start.

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Johnson continued his nice start to the Double-A Level, striking out seven while allowing two earned runs on five hits (one homer) and three walks in six innings Friday night for Portland. He mixed his pitches well and was around the zone all night.

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Johnson allowed one run on four hits and one walk while striking out six for Double-A Portland on Tuesday.

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Johnson was dominant in his second start at the Double-A level, striking out eight in six innings.

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Johnson has been promoted to Double-A Portland, where he'll make his season debut Saturday.

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Johnson, a first-round draft pick in 2012, is a well-filled out left-hander who possesses an advanced feel for pitching. His 2012 season was cut short when he suffered some facial fractures after being struck by a batted ball. He has a low-90s heater that can tick up to 95 mph when needed. Johnson mixes in a curve and change-up. Command isn't at a high level just yet. He'll need to work on honing his arsenal and developing a level of consistency with each. As he moves along in the coming years, staying in shape will be key. His body type can blow up if he's not attentive to his fitness. He'll be building his innings up at Low-A Greenville, working on all of his pitches and locating down in the zone. Johnson can have success at the lower levels; whether he maintains a path as a starter is something we'll find out when he reaches the higher levels.