Jim Johnson 49 | Pitcher

Detroit Tigers

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Mon. Aug 18, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Johnson made his Tigers debut Sunday, giving up three runs (one earned) on two hits and a walk, striking out one while recording just two outs. Impact: The location changes but the results remain the same for Johnson, who also didn't pitch all that great at Triple-A Toledo before getting called up by the Tigers.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Aug 16, 2014
News: The Detroit Tigers purchased the contract of Johnson and optioned reliever Melvin Mercedes to Triple-A Toledo after their 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Impact: The 31-year-old Johnson made four appearances for Toledo, since signing with Detroit, and allowed two earned runs in 4 2-3 innings. Johnson earned 101 saves for Baltimore in the previous two seasons, but then struggled after joining Oakland.(STATS, 10:51pm)
Sat. Aug 16, 2014
News: Johnson has been called up by the Tigers, James Schmehl of MLive.com reports. Impact: Despite a 5.79 ERA over four appearances with Toledo, Johnson is taking over the roster spot of Melvin Mercedes. The Tigers will likely break him in in middle relief, with the hope that he can rediscover his pre-2014 form.(RotoWire, )
Jim Johnson
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 6"  Wt: 240  Age: 31
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 6/27/1983, Johnson City, New York
College: None
Debut: 2006
Salary: $10,000,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury