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Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson 30 3B

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Free Agent
  • Full Name: Christopher Dalton Johnson
  • Age: 34 (October 1, 1984)
  • Birthplace: Naples, FL
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 225
  • Draft: Round 4 (2006, HOU)
  • MLB Debut: 09/09/2009
  • School: Stetson
  • Relationship(s): son of Ron Johnson
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Chris Johnson Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2017 3B Chris Johnson elected free agency.
June 27, 2017 Norfolk Tides activated 3B Chris Johnson from the 7-day disabled list.
June 19, 2017 Norfolk Tides sent 1B Chris Johnson on a rehab assignment to Aberdeen IronBirds.
April 9, 2017 Norfolk Tides placed 1B Chris Johnson on the 7-day disabled list. Right forearm injury.
March 31, 2017 1B Chris Johnson assigned to Norfolk Tides.
February 24, 2017 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster IF Chris Johnson to spring training.
February 24, 2017 1B Chris Johnson roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
November 3, 2016 1B Chris Johnson elected free agency.
January 12, 2016 Miami Marlins signed free agent 1B Chris Johnson.
December 21, 2015 Cleveland Indians released 3B Chris Johnson.
December 17, 2015 Cleveland Indians designated 3B Chris Johnson for assignment.
September 1, 2015 Cleveland Indians activated 3B Chris Johnson from the 15-day disabled list.
August 28, 2015 Cleveland Indians sent 3B Chris Johnson on a rehab assignment to Akron RubberDucks.
August 18, 2015 Cleveland Indians placed 3B Chris Johnson on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 15, 2015. Infection, left hand.
August 8, 2015 Cleveland Indians activated 3B Chris Johnson.
August 7, 2015 Atlanta Braves traded 3B Chris Johnson to Cleveland Indians for CF Michael Bourn, LF Nick Swisher and cash.
May 27, 2015 Atlanta Braves activated 3B Chris Johnson from the 15-day disabled list.
May 25, 2015 Atlanta Braves sent 3B Chris Johnson on a rehab assignment to Gwinnett Braves.
May 1, 2015 Atlanta Braves placed 3B Chris Johnson on the 15-day disabled list. Fractured left hand
January 24, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks traded LF Justin Upton and 3B Chris Johnson to Atlanta Braves for 3B Martin Prado, RHP Randall Delgado, RHP Zeke Spruill, SS Nick Ahmed and 3B Brandon Drury.
July 29, 2012 Houston Astros traded 3B Chris Johnson to Arizona Diamondbacks for Bobby Borchering and Marc Krauss.
July 29, 2012 Mobile BayBears Traded 3B Bobby Borchering and LF Marc Krauss to Corpus Christi Hooks and Houston Astros Traded Chris Johnson to Arizona Diamondbacks.
September 2, 2011 Houston Astros recalled Chris Johnson from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 1, 2011 Houston Astros optioned Chris Johnson to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
June 22, 2010 Houston Astros recalled Chris Johnson from Round Rock Express.
June 22, 2010 Houston Astros activated 3B Chris Johnson.
May 8, 2010 Houston Astros optioned Chris Johnson to Round Rock Express.
April 20, 2010 Houston Astros placed 3B Chris Johnson on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 18, 2010. Strained right intercostal muscle.
September 7, 2009 Houston Astros selected the contract of 3B Chris Johnson from Round Rock Express.
May 16, 2009 Chris Johnson assigned to Round Rock Express from Lancaster JetHawks.
May 12, 2009 Chris Johnson assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Round Rock Express.
April 26, 2009 Chris Johnson roster status changed by Round Rock Express.
April 23, 2009 Round Rock Express activated 3B Chris Johnson from the 7-day disabled list.
April 14, 2009 Round Rock Express placed 3B Chris Johnson on the 7-day disabled list.
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Chris Johnson Awards and Honors

Chris Johnson  30 3B

Chris Johnson
  • Full Name: Christopher Dalton Johnson
  • Born: October 1, 1984
  • Age: 34
  • Birthplace: Naples, FL
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 225
  • Draft: Round 4 (2006, HOU)
  • School: Stetson
  • MLB Debut: 09/09/2009

2016 Highlights
• Spent the entire season with Miami, where he hit .222 with 11 doubles, five home runs and 24 RBI in 113 games
• In his first start as a Marlin (April 11 at NYM), reached base safely four times (2-3, 2B, 2 BB, 2 R)
• His first home run as a Marlin came on May 8 vs. Philadelphia, his second career pinch-hit home run
• Registered his third career pinch-hit home run, June 9 at Minnesota
• Collected his second career walk-off hit with a 9th inning RBI double, August 26 vs. San Diego
2015: Split the year between Atlanta and Cleveland, hitting .255 with three home runs and 18 RBI in 83 games...Opened the year with Atlanta, where he hit .235 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 56 games...Hit .556 (5-9) with three doubles and two RBI over his first two games of the season...Hit .323 (20-62) with one home run and six RBI against left-handed pitching while with the Braves...Traded to Cleveland, in exchange for OFs Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher, August 7...Hit .529 (9-17) with three doubles over his first five games with the Indians...Matched his career-high with four hits in his first start with Cleveland, August 9 vs. Minnesota.
2014: In his second season with Atlanta, batted .263 with 27 doubles, 10 home runs and 58 RBI...Logged his sixth straight season of at least 20 doubles and his third consecutive campaign with more than 25 doubles...Posted a career-high .978 fielding percentage, committing six errors in 271 total chances...Led the National League and ranked second in the Majors with a .395 average (45-114) against left-handed pitchers...Hit .327 (36-110) with six doubles, one home run and 10 RBI in June...Batted .293 (43-147) with 49 RBI with RISP...Ranked third on the club with 43 multi-hit contests.
2013: Hit .a career-high .321 in 142 games for Atlanta, a mark that ranked fifth in the Majors and second in the National League (behind Colorado's Michael Cuddyer, .331)...Set career bests with 34 doubles and 514 at-bats....Hit safely in 85 of his final 114 games of the season...Ranked sixth in the National League and second on the Braves with 36 two-out RBI...Ranked 10th in the NL with a .336 average with RISP (39-116), and was 5th in the NL with a .390 average (23-59) with RISP and two outs...His 146 hits ranked second among National League third baseman, trailing Arizona's Martin Prado...Led the National League with a .381 average (40-105) in July...Tied for 7th in the NL with 50 multi-hit games...Tied a Braves record (since 1900) by notching eight straight multi-hit games (7/26-8/2)...Led the Majors with a .381 average (51-134) against lefthanded pitching..Started all four of the NLDS games vs. the Dodgers and hit .438 (7-16) with five RBI.
Career Highlights: Acquired by Atlanta, along with OF Justin Upton, from Arizona in exchange for five players, 1/24/13...Hit a grand slam in his first game with Arizona, 7/30/12...Named Houston's Rookie of the Year in 2010 after hitting .308 with 22 doubles, 11 home runs and 52 RBI in 94 games...Led MLB rookies with .308 average in 2010.
PERSONAL: Christopher Dalton Johnson was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 2/17/17...Originally selected by Houston in the 4th round of the 2006 draft...Chosen by Boston in the 37th round of the 2003 draft but did not sign...Is a 2003 graduate of Bishop Verot High School in Fort Myers, FL...Attended Stetson University from 2005-06, where he and 2014 Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber helped lead the Hatters to consecutive Atlantic Sun championships...Johnson and Kluber were both inducted into the Stetson University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014...Johnson and his wife, Tia, have a son, Greyson (12/22/15)...Is the son of Tides manager Ron Johnson, who appeared in 22 MLB games with Kansas City (1982-83) and Montreal (1984) and was Boston's first base coach from 2010-11.