Chris Johnson

#30 1B / Cleveland Indians / EXP: 7YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 225 lb Age: 31 College: Stetson Bats/Throws R/R

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      Indians 3B Giovanny Urshela sits out second straight game

      Indians third baseman Giovanny Urshela is out of the lineup Saturday against the White Sox. Urshela is sitting for the second consecutive night, as manager Terry Francona has elected to give Chris Johnson the start at third base. The rookie has had a tough go in his first exposure to the majors, posting an on-base percentage of .278 and providing only 14 extra-base hits in 257 at-bats. He could lose more time to Johnson and Jose Ramirez at the hot corner over the final two weeks of the regular season.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Indians activate Floyd, Johnson from DL; recall Armstrong

      The Indians announced a series of roster moves on Tuesday. The Indians activated right-hander Gavin Floyd and infielder Chris Johnson from the disabled list. They also recalled Shawn Armstrong from Triple-A Columbus. Floyd has not pitched this season after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery. He was expected to miss the entire 2015 campaign but his recovery went better than originally thought. Johnson, who came over from the Braves in a waiver deal earlier this month, was placed on the DL back on Aug. 18 with an infection stemming from a spider bite. He was 9 for 21 in six games with the Indians prior to the injury. Armstrong was up earlier this year with the Indians, pitching 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Francona: Indians 1B Chris Johnson to be activated Tuesday

      Terry Francona has declared that Indians first baseman Chris Johnson will rejoin the team Sunday and be activated off the disabled list Tuesday, barring any setbacks, per Johnson, who landed on the DL due to a spider bite infection, hit well with his new team before going down. He is batting .429 (9-for-21) since arriving in Cleveland. He had all but taken over as the starting first baseman with Carlos Santana moving to designated hitter.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Indians' Chris Johnson sent to 15-day DL with bug bite

      The Indians have placed infielder Chris Johnson on the 15-day disabled list. Johnson has been bothered by the after effects of a bug bite on his left index finger over the weekend. He has been out of action since Sunday.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Spider bite could land Indians 1B Chris Johnson on DL

      Terry Francona has stated that Indians newcomer Chris Johnson will be monitored closely over the next day to determine if the severity of the spider bite on his finger warrants a stint on the disabled list, per The first baseman hit well upon his arrival, but has been sidelined since Saturday.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Indians 1B Chris Johnson remains a no-go Monday in Boston

      Indians first baseman Chris Johnson is still out Monday in Boston with a finger issue allegedly caused by a spider bite. Johnson has performed well since coming over from Atlanta with nine hits, including three doubles, in 21 at-bats.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Indians 3B Chris Johnson misses Sunday game due to bug bite

      Indians third baseman Chris Johnson was not available for Sunday's game against the Twins because of a bug bite on his left index finger, per Johnson suffered the bite on Saturday but the swelling got worse throughout the night and leading into Sunday's game. He is listed as day-to-day by the team.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Indians trade Swisher, Bourn to Braves, get Chris Johnson back

      The Indians have agreed to trade designated hitter Nick Swicher and center fielder Michael Bourn to the Braves in exchange for third baseman Chris Johnson, Baseball Insider Jon Heyman is reporting. Swisher is currently on the 15-day disabled list with a lingering knee injury. Johnson, who has started 20 games at third base this year, is hitting .235 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 153 at-bats this season.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Chris Johnson replaces Juan Uribe in Braves' lineup

      With the Braves putting the finishing touches on a trade that will send third baseman Juan Uribe to the Mets, the team needed to make an adjustment to Friday's lineup. Uribe was scratched from the Braves lineup. Chris Johnson replaces him at third base, getting his third start at the hot corner in the last 27 games.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Uribe, Maybin among Braves players still available in trade

      The Braves remain sellers despite having a decent first half, according to Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. Atlanta enters the second half with a 42-47 record and seven games out of first place in the NL East. Juan Uribe, Cameron Maybin, Jim Johnson and Chris Johnson remain available in trades, according to Heyman.

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