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  1. Atlanta Braves Select Armando Rivero in Rule 5 DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | Tomahawk Take

    ... players acquired in that ill-fated trade with the Dodgers that brought in Hector Olivera and sent out Alex Wood, Jim Johnson, and Luis Avilan. Paco Rodriguez is now the only remaining player from that deal still on any Braves' roster unless you ...

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  2. MLB Weekly Wrap: Brett Cecil's deal resets market for relief pitchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | Talking Chop

    ... that it will now. From a Braves perspective, Atlanta's bullpen is essentially stocked for the 2017 season. With Jim Johnson, Arodys Vizcaino and a host of other guys, the Braves can focus elsewhere this offseason. In the awards realm, Kate Upton was ...

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  3. Atlanta Braves Morning Chop: Losing AssetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Tomahawk Take

    ... the Orioles as a result of a roster crunch they had in early 2013. That doesn't count a few others - including Jim Johnson who was with Baltimore, though came to Atlanta as a free agent via Oakland. Even as Brian Snitker is still taking a pen to ...

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  4. Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop, Ron Washington's Thoughts, Jim Johnson's NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Tomahawk Take

    Tomahawk Take Editor's Note: These are interesting comments from Ron Washington, who thought he had the Atlanta Braves managerial role. The Braves organization took time and interviewed a could candidates outside of the organization so at times it felt as though they were not going with Brian Snitker.

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  5. Chargers get a needed winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Home

    ... season -- his highest since winning the AL MVP in 2008 -- and added 15 homers and 74 RBIs. Atlanta Braves closer Jim Johnson is guaranteed $10 million under his new two-year contract. The 33-year-old right-hander went 2-6 with a 3.06 ERA this year ...

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  6. Braves closer Jim Johnson gets $10 million in 2-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    Atlanta Braves reliever Jim Johnson throws a pitch during the ninth inning of a game against the Philadelphia Phillies last month. Johnson is guaranteed $10 million under his new two-year contract with the Braves.

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  7. Atlanta Braves Catching: What Free Agent?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Tomahawk Take

    Sep 20, 2016; New York City, NY, USA; Atlanta Braves catcher Tyler Flowers and Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jim Johnson shake ands after defeating the New York Mets at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Braves are looking for catching but the free agent market is thin.

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  8. Atlanta Braves news and links: Managerial decision could come this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Talking Chop

    ... shot " at getting the job, so I'd tab him as the favorite. In case you may have missed the news last Sunday, Jim Johnson will be staying with the Braves after signing a two-year deal. Brian Grosnick of Baseball Prospectus decided to take a moment to ...

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  9. Atlanta Braves Extended Jim Johnson, What's That Mean For Closer Job?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Tomahawk Take

    The Atlanta Braves have announced that they have extended the contract of right-handed pitcher Jim Johnson for two additional years. The 33-year-old has definitely pitched well enough this season to be rewarded with this contract.

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  10. Atlanta Braves give Jim Johnson a two year extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Call to the Pen

    There will be one less reliever in the free agent market as the Atlanta Braves give Jim Johnson a two year extension The Atlanta Braves have been much better in the second half of this season than in the first. One of those reasons has been the pitching of Jim Johnson in the back of the bullpen.

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  11. Johnson signs two-year extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Major League Baseball

    ... and I think now it turns into this is about winning and competing consistently. I'm excited about that chapter." Jim Johnson gets Victor Martinez to ground out to second to earn his 39th save of the year and seal the Braves' 5-3 victory over the ...

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  12. Teheran brilliant in 1-0 win over Tigers, Braves close Turner Field with flourishRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2016 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... Dansby Swanson made a terrific play to start a line-out 6-4 double play to end the eighth inning, closer Jim Johnson worked around a one-out single in the ninth and struck out Justin Upton to end the game before a foam tomahawk-chopping, chanting ...

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  13. Johnson, Braves agree to 2-year deal through 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | WSB-TV

    ... news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. ATLANTA (AP) - Closer Jim Johnson and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year contract through the 2018 season. The 33-year-old right-hander had been ...

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  14. Report: Braves sign Jim Johnson to a two-year extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | MSNBC

    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 log just 18 2/3 innings in Los Angeles.

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  15. The Year of Austin RileyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Tomahawk Take

    ... was a brilliant trade. John Coppolella used an overpriced novelty to shed some money and it worked. (Fun fact - Jim Johnson has a lower ERA than Craig Kimbrel this year.) In return the Braves got outfielders Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin , ...

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  16. Cespedes robbed of winning homer in Mets' loss to BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... going to be celebrating a walk-off win courtesy of Yoenis Cespedes when he squared up a pitch from Atlanta's Jim Johnson. They instead were stunned to see Ender Inciarte leap and rob Cespedes of a three-run homer that completed a three-game sweep at ...

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  17. Statcast of the Day: Inciarte leaves all in aweRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Major League Baseball

    ... the moment when nobody in the ballpark but him knew how this game was going to end. They'd seen Cespedes crush a Jim Johnson fastball to center field, for what looked like a three-run, walk-off homer. They'd seen Inciarte race to the fence and leap ...

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  18. Braves' Ender Inciarte robs Mets' Yoenis Cespedes of walk-off homerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    ... Mets down, 4-3, runners on first and second and two outs, Cespedes crushed an 0-1 fastball from Braves closer Jim Johnson, but Inciarte raced back to the wall and then reached over the fence to make the game-ending grab. "I knew I hit the ball ...

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  19. "Game Ender" Inciarte robs Yoenis Cespedes of a walk-off home runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | MSNBC

    ... way of a walk-off home run from Yoenis Cespedes . Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte had other ideas. Facing Jim Johnson , Cespedes ripped an 0-1 fastball to right-center field. Inciarte gave chase, reaching the wall just a few feet to the side of ...

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  20. Yoenis Cespedes looking flat-out foolish sums up Mets' nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | New York Post

    ... and two out in the ninth inning, fell down while swinging at strike 2 before swinging and missing terribly on a Jim Johnson curveball to end the game as the Mets spiraled to their fifth- straight home loss to Atlanta. "We still live and die by the ...

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