Kelly Johnson 1B/2B/3B/LF/DH ATL 1 month ago

Johnson agreed to a one-year deal with the Braves on Wednesday, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports.

Kelly Johnson 1B/2B/3B/LF/DH ATL 3 months ago

Johnson is not in the lineup for Game 2 of the World Series.

Kelly Johnson 1B/2B/3B/LF/DH ATL 3 months ago

Johnson will take on DH duties for the Mets in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday at Kansas City, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

Kelly Johnson 1B/2B/3B/LF/DH ATL 5 months ago

Johnson went 2-for-4 with a run scored in Thursday's 7-2 win over the Braves.

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Kelly Johnson 1B/2B/3B/LF/DH ATL 5 months ago

Johnson roped his 13th home run of the season Monday in his only at-bat against the Nationals.

Kelly Johnson 1B/2B/3B/LF/DH ATL 5 months ago

Johnson is starting at first base Friday with Lucas Duda (back), Daniel Murphy (quad) and Michael Cuddyer (wrist) out of the lineup.

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Kelly Johnson 1B/2B/3B/LF/DH ATL 7 months ago

Johnson is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Rockies.

The 33-year-old homered in another multi-hit effort Friday, his third home run in five games and ninth of the year. Johnson's batting .345 so far in July and remains the primary option at first while Freddie Freeman (wrist) is on the shelf, though he will continue to be shielded from left-handed pitching. Chris Johnson gets the nod Saturday against Jorge De La Rosa.

Kelly Johnson 1B/2B/3B/LF/DH ATL 7 months ago

Johnson went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in Wednesday's loss to the Brewers.

The homer was Johnson's second in three games and eighth of the season. Johnson has filled in adequately at five different positions for Atlanta this season, with most of his starts lately coming at first base in place of Freddie Freeman (wrist). Once Freeman returns, Johnson figures to move back into a platoon role in left field.

Kelly Johnson 1B/2B/3B/LF/DH ATL 7 months ago

Johnson had a big day at the dish Monday, going 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI.

Johnson has been seeing a little extra time at first base with Freddie Freeman on the shelf, and has been making the most of his opportunity. The veteran now has six RBI in his last seven at-bats and is hitting .272 for the season.

Kelly Johnson 1B/2B/3B/LF/DH ATL 7 months ago

Johnson is out of the lineup Sunday against the Phillies, Kevin McAlpin of the Braves radio network reports.

Johnson has started three of the last four games at first base, but will sit Sunday with left-hander Cole Hamels on the mound for the opposing Phillies. Fredi Gonzalez will play matchups for the afternoon contest, but look for Johnson to continue to see consistent playing time in the absence of Freddie Freeman (wrist).