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Kelly Johnson
.275 9 34
Team: AtlantaHt / Wt: 6-1 / 196 NFBC ADP: 486.96
Position: 3BBorn: 2/22/1982 Birthplace: Austin, Texas
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: Supplemental Round by Braves (2000)

Latest News
Jan. 6 4:27 PM PT5:27 PM MT6:27 PM CT7:27 PM ET19:27 ET0:27 GMT8:27 5:27 PM MST7:27 PM EST7:57 PM VEN4:27 UAE (+1)6:27 PM CT-Johnson has agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with the Atlanta Braves, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press.
Analysis: Johnson returns to the team he broke into the majors with in 2005 and began last season with before being traded to the Mets on July 24. The 33-year-old utility player batted .265 with 14 home runs and 47 RBIs in a combined 111 games with the Braves and Mets in 2015.
Aug. 14 12:17 PM PT1:17 PM MT2:17 PM CT3:17 PM ET15:17 ET19:17 GMT3:17 12:17 PM MST2:17 PM EST2:47 PM VEN23:17 UAE2:17 PM CT-Johnson homered and added two doubles in Thursday's 12-3 win over the Rockies.
Analysis: Johnson had been struggling for the Mets, batting .125 (4 for 32) over his previous 11 games.
July 24 8:54 PM PT9:54 PM MT10:54 PM CT11:54 PM ET23:54 ET3:54 GMT11:54 8:54 PM MST10:54 PM EST11:24 PM VEN7:54 UAE (+1)10:54 PM CT-The New York Mets have acquired infielder Juan Uribe, Johnson and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves for minor league pitchers John Gant and Rob Whalen.
Analysis: Johnson is a veteran bat that could help the lifeless Mets offense.
June 15 2:13 PM PT3:13 PM MT4:13 PM CT5:13 PM ET17:13 ET21:13 GMT5:13 2:13 PM MST4:13 PM EST4:43 PM VEN1:13 UAE (+1)4:13 PM CT-Johnson had three hits and drove in two runs in a 10-8 loss to the New York Mets on Sunday.
Analysis: It was the second three-hit effort in the past five games for Johnson and his third in 33 contests this season.
June 11 12:58 PM PT1:58 PM MT2:58 PM CT3:58 PM ET15:58 ET19:58 GMT3:58 12:58 PM MST2:58 PM EST3:28 PM VEN23:58 UAE2:58 PM CT-Johnson had three hits Wednesday.
Analysis: Johnson has a respectable .859 OPS.
May 14 9:24 PM PT10:24 PM MT11:24 PM CT12:24 AM ET0:24 ET4:24 GMT12:24 9:24 PM MST11:24 PM EST11:54 PM VEN8:24 UAE11:24 PM CT-The Braves have activated Johnson from the 15-day disabled list.
Analysis: Johnson is starting in left field and hitting sixth in Wednesday night's game against the San Diego Padres. He has been out since May 14 with a right oblique strain and despite missing 24 games still ranks second on the team with six homers. He is hitting .259 with starts in left field, right field and third base.
Apr. 28 1:11 PM PT2:11 PM MT3:11 PM CT4:11 PM ET16:11 ET20:11 GMT4:11 1:11 PM MST3:11 PM EST3:41 PM VEN0:11 UAE (+1)3:11 PM CT-Johnson went 3 for 4 with his third home run and three RBIs in Monday's 8-4 home win over Washington.
Analysis: Johnson was batting just .185 before hitting safely in each of his last three games.

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