|Nov. 30 3:00 PM PT4:00 PM MT5:00 PM CT6:00 PM ET18:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 CST4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST6:30 PM VEN3:00 UAE (+1)5:00 PM CT-The Chicago White Sox declined to tender 2013 contracts to right-handed pitcher Anthony Carter and Johnson on Friday.
Analysis: The 33-year-old Johnson appeared in 14 games with the White Sox last season, hitting .364 with three homers - all in the Oct. 3 game at Cleveland - and six RBIs. He was signed by the White Sox as a free agent last Jan. 31.
|Oct. 4 12:13 PM PT1:13 PM MT2:13 PM CT3:13 PM ET15:13 ET19:13 GMT3:13 CST12:13 PM MST2:13 PM EST2:43 PM VEN23:13 UAE2:13 PM CT-Johnson hit his first three homers of the year and his teammates hit two more as the Chicago White Sox routed the Cleveland Indians 9-0 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Johnson had not hit a homer since his dramatic pinch-hit shot for Tampa Bay saved the Rays' 2011 season on the final night. His two-out, two-strike solo drive in the ninth inning tied the score at 7. The Rays had trailed 7-0 and beat the New York Yankees 8-7 in 12 innings to make the playoffs.
|Feb. 3 12:54 PM PT1:54 PM MT2:54 PM CT3:54 PM ET15:54 ET20:54 GMT4:54 CST1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST4:24 PM VEN0:54 UAE (+1)2:54 PM CT-Johnson, whose dramatic home run on the final night of the regular season helped Tampa Bay reach last year's playoffs, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox. Johnson hit a tying, two-out, two-strike homer off Cory Wade in the ninth inning of regular-season finale against the Yankees, and Evan Longoria's 12th-inning homer won the game and the AL wild-card berth.
Analysis: Johnson is a .235 hitter with 53 homers and 188 RBIs in six major league seasons with Oakland and the Rays. He batted .119 with two homers for the Rays last year and was the International League MVP in 2010. In 2005 he batted .275 with 15 homers for the Athletics, who drafted him in 2001.