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  1. Opportunity Knocks: Fantasy transaction analysis Aug. 17 - 24Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Minor League Ball

    ... Rays took a hit to their bullpen with news that Jake McGee has a torn meniscus in his knee . Indians placed 3B Chris Johnson on the 15-day DL and activated 2B Jason Kipnis from the DL. Twins placed CF Aaron Hicks on the 15-day DL with a strained ...


  2. DNP: Spider BiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 |

    Chris Johnson of the Cleveland Indians missed Sunday's game because of playing Frodo to a small version of Shelob. Johnson had to visit the hospital on Sunday because of a spider bite on his left index finger which catalyzed a reaction so severe that he could not bend his finger.


  3. Olivera jumps to top of fantasy prospects listRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Major League Baseball

    ... injury in mid-July, but he should be back soon and in Atlanta after a Triple-A tuneup. The Braves cleared out Chris Johnson so they can hand third base to Olivera, who signed a $62.5 million contract in March. Only a quarter of the season remains, ...


  4. Cleveland Indians infielder Chris Johnson saw flashes of brilliance...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 |

    A handful of former Stetson University baseball players maintain a group text message thread, years after they played together at the Florida school. "That's how he is," said Chris Johnson, Kluber's former college teammate and his newest major league teammate.


  5. Astros: Why Are MLB Teams Allowed to Trade After the Deadline?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... example, on August 7, the Cleveland Indians traded Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher to the Atlanta Braves for Chris Johnson . The next day, the Houston Astros announced they had acquired pitcher Oliver Perez from the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor ...


  6. Bourn in new territory despite return to AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Atlanta Braves

    Though less than three years have passed since Michael Bourn concluded his previous short stint with Atlanta, the veteran center fielder experienced some unfamiliarity when he returned to the Braves' clubhouse on Saturday afternoon. Julio Teheran , Arodys Vizcaino and Andrelton Simmons stand as the only members of Atlanta's current active roster who previously played for the Braves with Bourn, who was acquired, along with Nick Swisher, on Friday in a deal that sent Chris Johnson to the Indians.


  7. Indians trade Swisher and Bourn to AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 |

    On Friday Antonetti and the Indians shipped Bourn and Swisher and cash to the Atlanta Braves. The Indians will receive infielder Chris Johnson in return.


  8. Braves, Indians complete three-player tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | USA Today

    The Atlanta Braves and the Cleveland Indians completed three-player that sends outfielders Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn to the Braves for first/third baseman Chris Johnson. Braves, Indians complete three-player trade The Atlanta Braves and the Cleveland Indians completed three-player that sends outfielders Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn to the Braves for first/third baseman Chris Johnson.


  9. 2015 MLB trade trackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | USA Today

    Aug. 7: The Indians traded OF's Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn to the Braves for 1B/3B Chris Johnson. 2015 MLB trade tracker Aug. 7: The Indians traded OF's Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn to the Braves for 1B/3B Chris Johnson.


  10. Daily Fantasy MLB Lineup: Hitters to buy, sell for SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Sporting News

    ... are our top buy/sell picks in today's key matchups. - Very few Braves have hit lefties well this year, but Chris Johnson (.313/.349/.440) and Jonny Gomes (.275/.378/.480) have solid career numbers against southpaws. Both could make for cheap plays ...


  11. Atlanta Braves news and links: Braves complete three-team mega dealRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | Talking Chop

    ... here . Coming into this year's trade deadline, it was no secret that the Braves were ready to move on from Chris Johnson. Just last week it was reported that both parties would be open to a trade. The 30-year-old is hitting .233/.270/.308 with just ...


  12. Baseball Roundup: Braves eke out scrappy victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 |

    Chris Johnson drove in two runs for Atlanta, and Alex Wood overcame control problems on a hot night as the Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Tuesday. The Braves, who had lost seven of nine overall, improved to 18-6 at home in games decided by two runs or fewer.


  13. MLB Nightly 9: Kyle Schwarber's late-inning HRs save CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Sporting News

    ... and on-base percentage (.226 and .307, respectively), so maybe this can jolt his bat back to life. 1B - Chris Johnson, Braves: Johnson, who said Tuesday he hopes to be traded soon , went 3 for 4 with a pair of RBIs in the Braves' 4-3 win over the ...


  14. MLB: Braves beat DodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Braves 4, Dodgers 3: Chris Johnson drove in two runs to lead Atlanta. Los Angeles starter Brett Anderson left in the third inning after irritating his left Achilles tendon.


  15. Analyzing Five Braves' Trade ChipsRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | Talking Chop

    ... as well. It's been rumored that the Braves could try and trade Maybin with a struggling/expensive player like Chris Johnson. Of course, this would lower any potential deal the Braves would receive from other teams and there's always a chance a guy ...


  16. 's Top 25 Braves Prospects, No. 11-15Read the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | Talking Chop

    ... of his peripheral stats from last year remain just about the same, but opposing batters have an obscene, 2013 Chris Johnson-esque .395 BABIP against him. That being said, he hasn't helped his own cause as he has BB/9 of almost 4 this year and has ...


  17. Can J.D. Davis Stick at Third Base?Read the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | Crawfish Boxes

    ... that are good on both sides of the ball are a rarity and a luxury most teams can't afford. I mean, in 2012 Chris Johnson was the 17th ranked third baseman in WAR and we all remember how bad the Astros needed an upgrade there. In 2013 Matt Dominguez ...


  18. This Week in Braves History, June 23-28Read the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | Talking Chop

    ... a solo homer in the 3rd, and Justin does the same in the 4th; both are off of Astros starter Scott Feldman . Chris Johnson adds an RBI double and the Braves win 3-2. This was the fourth time that both of the Upton brothers have homered in the same ...


  19. Foltynewicz getting called up, Johnson on DL for BravesRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | CBS Atlanta

    Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says right-hander Mike Foltynewicz will be called up from the minors to make his first career start on Friday. To make room for Foltynewicz on the roster, third baseman Chris Johnson will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left hand.


  20. Braves turn to Foltynewicz for Friday's startRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Major League Baseball

    ... the Reds. Foltynewicz will be making his first Major League start. He will fill the roster spot created when Chris Johnson was placed on the disabled list Thursday night with a fractured left hand. The Braves are hoping Foltynewicz will strengthen a ...