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  1. Orioles season preview: Predicting how the bullpen will shake outRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Camden Chat

    ... Ryan Webb last year, it was viewed as a positive signing, a cheap groundballer who could replace the departed Jim Johnson . And while Webb certainly outperformed Johnson's implosive 2014, he wasn't the guy the Orioles thought they were getting. He ...

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  2. Gonzales dominates Braves with 4 shutout inningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | St. Louis Cardinals

    ... out in the sixth, and Stephen Piscotty 's second single of the day drove in the only earned run Braves reliever Jim Johnson allowed during the three-run frame. Chris Johnson, who had been sidelined for the previous four days with a sore left wrist, ...

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  3. Reliever Johnson shows off revived sinkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Atlanta Braves

    When the Braves signed Jim Johnson to a one-year, $1.6 million contract in December, they felt they could gain a high reward with this low-risk investment on a former All-Star closer who suddenly lost his patented sinker last year. The Braves will have to wait a few more months before getting a true sense of what kind of dividend Johnson might provide.

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  4. Jim Johnson elicits positive response early in Spring TrainingRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Talking Chop

    The Braves made a small investment in veteran reliever Jim Johnson this off-season, and the return has been positive in the early going. When the Atlanta Braves made a $1.6 million investment in veteran relief pitcher Jim Johnson this offseason, reaction was mixed.

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  5. Where are they now? Former Tigers stars ready to shine on new teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | MLive.com

    ... season before being designated for assignment -- a move needed to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for reliever Jim Johnson. What happened? Scherzer wanted a deal that exceeded $200 million, and that's precisely what he got. Widely viewed as the ...

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  6. Athletics 2014 season review: Jim Johnson, $10M dumpster fireRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Athletics Nation

    ... catcher Bryan Anderson, who wore that number at the end of the season. I mean everyone's favorite villain, Jim Johnson. Name: Jim Johnson, aka Booooooo Position: RHP, "relief" (what's the opposite of relief?) Stats: 38 games, 7.14 ERA*, 40a...' ...

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  7. On deck: David Price-Matt Harvey matchup set for Detroit Tigers' first week in Grapefruit LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... players the Tigers might cross paths with this week include Delmon Young (Orioles), Jason Grilli (Braves), Jim Johnson (Braves) and Curtis Granderson (Mets). Schedule a Monday: Tigers vs. Florida Southern College (exhibition game), 1:05 p.m. a ...

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  8. Baltimore Orioles need Tommy Hunter to dominate in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Birds Watcher

    ... mound exuded confidence. However, although his velocity and confidence made him the obvious candidate to replace Jim Johnson as the closer, for whatever reason he never looked comfortable in the role. In fact, by the middle of May he looked ...

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  9. Gonzalez likes what he sees from Johnson early in campRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Atlanta Braves

    Though it is far too early to be encouraged or discouraged by anything he sees from his players, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez gained a sense of comfort as he watched veteran reliever Jim Johnson complete a side session on Monday afternoon. "I saw him today throwing his bullpen from the [catcher's perspective] and his sinker really has some really good depth to it," Gonzalez said.

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  10. Johnson joined Braves to work with McDowellRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Atlanta Braves

    When former All-Star closer Jim Johnson began evaluating his best employment options for the upcoming season, he was influenced by former A's teammate Eric O'Flaherty 's suggestion that he come to Atlanta to work under the tutelage of Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell. After exchanging a few phone conversations with McDowell, Johnson opted to sign a one-year deal with the Braves, who are hoping the veteran reliever quickly regains confidence in his sinker, a pitch that deserted him as he struggled with both the A's and Tigers last season.

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  11. SCHMUCK: For Orioles, 2014 spring looks very similar to 2013 springRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | York Dispatch

    ... are fairly obvious. Duquette took a lot of heat last year when he traded away two-time major league saves leader Jim Johnson because the club didn't want to pay him the $10 million or so he would have gotten in salary arbitration, a move that is ...

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  12. Peter Schmuck: As familiar doubts about the Orioles return, so do the reasons for optimismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Hometown Annapolis

    ... are fairly obvious. Duquette took a lot of heat last year when he traded away two-time major league saves leader Jim Johnson because the club didn't want to pay him the $10 million or so he would have gotten in salary arbitration, a move that is ...

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  13. As familiar doubts about the Orioles return, so do the reasons for optimismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... are fairly obvious. Duquette took a lot of heat last year when he traded away two-time major league saves leader Jim Johnson because the club didn't want to pay him the $10 million or so he would have gotten in salary arbitration, a move that is ...

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  14. Reds schedule outlook: Atlanta BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... made so far this winter. Key additions (former team): 2B/3B-Alberto Callaspo (A's), P-Jason Grilli (Angels), Jim Johnson (Tigers), Shelby Miller (Cardinals), Josh Outman (Yankees),Eric Stults (Padres) OF-Zolio Almonte (Yankees), Nick Markakis ...

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  15. Braves righty Simmons undergoes Tommy John surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Atlanta Braves

    ... if he pitches like he did after being traded by the Cubs to the Astros last year. The Braves are also hoping Jim Johnson bounces back from a rough 2014 season and regains the successful form he had when he was an All-Star closer for the Orioles in ...

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  16. Orioles closer Zach Britton looking to build on first year as full-time relieverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Hometown Annapolis

    ... now, but if Britton continues to pitch well in the closer role, his salary could escalate quickly, much like Jim Johnson 's did a few years ago. And we're well aware the Orioles aren't fond of paying a closer anything close to eight figures ...

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  17. Orioles closer Britton looking to build on first year as full-time relieverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... now, but if Britton continues to pitch well in the closer role, his salary could escalate quickly, much like Jim Johnson's did a few years ago. And we're well aware the Orioles aren't fond of paying a closer anything close to eight figures annually.

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  18. Orioles closer Zach Britton looking to build on first year as full-time relieverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... now, but if Britton continues to pitch well in the closer role, his salary could escalate quickly, much like Jim Johnson 's did a few years ago. And we're well aware the Orioles aren't fond of paying a closer anything close to eight figures ...

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  19. Predicting Bullpen Roles For the Baltimore Orioles In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Rant Sports

    The bullpen was a pleasant surprise last season after the trade of closer Jim Johnson during the 2013 offseason. Here is a quick look at the roles for 2015.

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  20. Twelve Orioles spring training games to be broadcast on 105.7 FM The FanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... her face painted at FanFest at the Baltimore Convention Center. (Lloyd Fox, The Baltimore Sun) Orioles' pitcher Jim Johnson smiles after signing the shirt of 4-month-old Clara Grace Kilchenstein as she is held by her mother, Jennifer Brannock of ...

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