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Jim Johnson
ERA S K
4.72 2 29
Team: AtlantaHt / Wt: 6-6 / 240 NFBC ADP: 653.39
Position: RPBorn: 6/27/1983 Birthplace: Johnson City, New York
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 5th Round by Orioles (2001)


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July 20 9:01 AM PT10:01 AM MT11:01 AM CT12:01 PM ET12:01 ET16:01 GMT0:01 9:01 AM MST11:01 AM EST11:31 AM VEN20:01 UAE11:01 AM CT-Johnson blew a save opportunity Tuesday in Cincinnati by allowing two runs and four hits while recording just two outs in the ninth inning.
Analysis: Johnson is receiving the first crack as the fill-in closer with Arodys Vizcaino sidelined, but this performance is further evidence he's nothing more than a desperation play for owners seeking saves.
July 16 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Interim Braves manager Brian Snitker has indicated that Johnson will get the first chance to be the Braves' new closer with Arodys Vizcaino having landed on the DL.
Analysis: Johnson saved 101 games for the Orioles from 2012-13. He's 1-4 with a 4.06 ERA in 31 appearances this season and recorded a save in his most recent one July 10.
May 10 12:56 PM PT1:56 PM MT2:56 PM CT3:56 PM ET15:56 ET19:56 GMT3:56 12:56 PM MST2:56 PM EST3:26 PM VEN23:56 UAE2:56 PM CT-The Braves activated Johnson from the DL on Friday.
Analysis: The former All-Star closer is 0-4 with a 7.90 ERA in 15 appearances.

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