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Chris Johnson

31-Year-Old Third Baseman – Miami Marlins

2016 Stats

AVG

.229

HR

5

RBI

21

R

19

SB

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 wi...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 217   DOB: 10/1/1984   BORN: Naples, FL   COLLEGE: Stetson   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Chris Johnson Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the Marlins in January of 2016.

August 19, 2016  –  Chris Johnson News

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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 LEX 64 272 255 37 66 22 14 0 8 44 3 4 17 38 0 0 0 .259 .304 .408 .712
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
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 98 237 218 19 50 15 10 0 5 21 0 0 17 70 1 0 1 .229 .288 .344 .632
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3-Year Averages     126 468 446 38 126 32 24 0 8 48 2 0 20 116 0 1 1 .283 .314 .390 .704
Career  (View All)     824 2,968 2,786 255 769 226 153 10 63 336 18 4 142 745 4 17 19 .276 .314 .406 .720

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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
Aug. 25 KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .288 .344 .632
Aug. 24 KC Did not play.
Aug. 23 KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .289 .346 .635
Aug. 21 @Pit Did not play.
Aug. 20 @Pit Did not play.
Aug. 19 @Pit Did not play.
Aug. 18 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .291 .347 .638
Aug. 17 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .291 .349 .640
Aug. 16 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .293 .351 .644
Aug. 15 @Cin 3 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .294 .352 .646
Aug. 14 CWS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .286 .329 .615
Aug. 13 CWS Did not play.
Aug. 12 CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .282 .328 .610
Aug. 10 SF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .283 .330 .613
Aug. 9 SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .286 .333 .619
Aug. 8 SF 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .286 .338 .624
Aug. 7 @Col 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .281 .337 .618
Aug. 6 @Col 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .282 .338 .620
Aug. 5 @Col 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .284 .337 .621
Aug. 3 @ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .285 .339 .624
Aug. 2 @ChC 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .286 .341 .627
Aug. 1 @ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .292 .348 .640
Jul. 31 StL 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .294 .350 .644
Jul. 30 StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .237 .293 .350 .643
Jul. 29 StL 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .294 .356 .650
Jul. 28 StL 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .290 .347 .637
Jul. 27 Phi Did not play.
Jul. 26 Phi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .288 .339 .627
Jul. 25 Phi Did not play.
Jul. 24 NYM Did not play.
Last 7 Games 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .334
Last 14 Games 17 1 4 1 0 1 2 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .316 .471 .787
Last 30 Games 47 4 10 4 0 1 5 5 16 0 0 1 0 1 .213 .302 .362 .664

Chris Johnson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 73 9 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
2015 1 1

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Chris Johnson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20169183110.220.352.642
2015927191.326.391.745
2014114163182.395.553.988

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016127112100.236.339.625
201515111291.212.305.550
2014468277404.231.314.570

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016956150.200.284.560
201511293122.295.438.779
2014288205263.257.347.635

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016123134160.252.390.688
20151319060.221.252.489
2014294235323.269.374.671
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 LEX 272 255 6.3% 14% 0.45 85% .278 .149
2007 22 A SAL 232 224 3.4% 17.7% 0.20 82% .299 .130
2008 23 AA COR 358 330 5.6% 17% 0.33 82% .370 .182
2008 23 AAA ROU 107 101 4.7% 23.4% 0.20 75% .280 .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% .338 .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% .347 .241
2010 25 MAJ HOU 362 341 4.1% 25.1% 0.16 73% .393 .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% .321 .127
2012 27 MAJ HOU 368 341 6.3% 25% 0.25 73% .361 .149
2012 27 MAJ ARI 160 147 5% 25% 0.20 73% .350 .217
2012  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ HOU/ARI 528 488 5.9% 25% 0.23 73% .358 .170
2013 28 MAJ ATL 547 514 5.3% 21.2% 0.25 77% .396 .136
2014 29 MAJ ATL 611 582 3.8% 26% 0.14 73% .346 .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% .333 .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% .355 .082
2016 31 MAJ MIA 237 218 7.2% 29.5% 0.24 68% .315 .115
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3-Year Averages     468 446 4.3% 24.8% 0.17 74% .366 .107
Career     2,968 2,786 4.8% 25.1% 0.19 73% .357 .130

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2016 Stat Review for Chris Johnson    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.229 AVG
POOR
68% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.315 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.344 SLG
TERRIBLE
.115 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.24 BB/K
POOR
7.2% BB Rate
AVERAGE
29.5% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.632 OPS
TERRIBLE
.288 OBP
POOR

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

Johnson is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Reds, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Johnson went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run, a walk and two RBI in Monday's 6-3 win over the Reds.

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Johnson is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rockies, Jenny Cavnar of ROOT SPORTS Rocky Mountain Region reports.

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Johnson (foot) is in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Cardinals, Andre Fernandez of the Miami Herald reports.

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Johnson (foot) cranked a pinch-hit RBI double and scored a run in Friday's loss to the Cardinals.

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Johnson (foot) is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Cardinals, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports.

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Johnson (foot) remains out of the lineup for Thursday's matchup with St. Louis, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Johnson (foot) is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Phillies, according to MLB.com's Joe Frisaro.

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Johnson was scratched from Tuesday's lineup with a left foot injury, Andre Fernandez of the Miami Herald reports.

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Johnson is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mets.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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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.