Jim Johnson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Braves sign Jim Johnson to a two-year extension

    Hardball Talk "Right-hander Jim Johnson has signed a two-year extension with the Braves, per a report by MLB.com’s Mark Bowman. Johnson was picked up by Atlanta in 2015 as a stop-gap while closer Jason Grilli was on the mend from a torn Achilles tendon, and went to the Dodgers in three-way deal that saw him..." October 02

  • Braves Pull Jim Johnson Back After Waiver Claim; Jeff Francoeur Clears Revocable Waivers

    MLB Trade Rumors "Outfielder Jeff Francoeur and right-hander Jim Johnson were both placed on revocable trade waivers by the Braves this week, reports Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, though their placements had very different outcomes. Francoeur cleared waivers and is now free to be traded to any team, whereas Johnson..." August 11

  • Jim Johnson drawing interest from Texas Rangers

    Talking Chop "Jim Johnson is perhaps the quintessential picture of a player that should be involved in trade rumors, and we can add another team to the list of potential suitors for the veteran right-hander. First, the New York Mets were reportedly linked to a pursuit of Johnson. " August 01

  • Atlanta Braves receiving ‘strong’ interest on Jim Johnson

    Today's Knuckleball "Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jim Johnson is drawing “strong” trade interest, league sources tell Today’s Knuckleball. It’s unclear how close a deal is, but one source says that the Braves are “a phone call away with a couple of clubs.” Since coming off of the disabled list in June, Johnson has..." July 29

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