Kelly Johnson 1B/3B ATL 7 Months

Kelly Johnson will undergo an MRI after leaving Tuesday's game against the Rangers with a groin injury.

It's been a bad 24 hours for Johnson, as the groin ailment was preceded by the Yankees acquiring Chase Headley to take over at third base. The Bombers should have an update on Johnson's condition on Wednesday.

Kelly Johnson 1B/3B ATL 8 Months

Kelly Johnson smacked his sixth home run of the season in Friday's extra-inning loss to the Orioles.

Johnson belted his solo shot off opposing starter Miguel Gonzalez in the third inning. He continues to have a rough year at the plate, slashing .215/.302/.387 with six homers and 20 RBI.

Kelly Johnson 1B/3B ATL 8 Months

Kelly Johnson blasted his fifth home run of the season in Friday's win over the Red Sox.

Johnson's two-run blast off Brandon Workman in the fourth inning put the Yankees ahead 3-0 and they'd never look back. He finished the night 1-for-2 and also drew a walk, raising his season slash to .229/.304/.412.

Kelly Johnson 1B/3B ATL 8 Months

Kelly Johnson (hand) is back in the starting lineup Saturday against the Orioles.

Johnson got hit in the hand while trying to bunt on Thursday and was held out of the lineup Friday due to bruising in his fingers, but he's feeling better now. The 32-year-old is batting just .232/.301/.406 with four home runs and 16 RBI in 54 games this season.

Kelly Johnson 1B/3B ATL 8 Months

Kelly Johnson returned to action on Friday June 20.

Kelly Johnson 1B/3B ATL 8 Months

Kelly Johnson has been diagnosed with bruised fingers on his left hand after X-rays came back negative.

Johnson exited Thursday's game against the Blue Jays after the sixth inning with the ailment. He could be ready to return sometime over the weekend.

Kelly Johnson 1B/3B ATL 9 Months

Kelly Johnson went 0-for-3 at the plate in Sunday's loss to the Twins.

Johnson came into the day with back-to-back two-hit games, but the hitless showing Sunday is certainly nothing new for him this season. While he's gone deep four times, Johnson is batting just .212/.279/.398 for the year.

Kelly Johnson 1B/3B ATL 11 Months

Kelly Johnson is not in the Yankees' starting lineup against the Astros on Thursday.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi is giving his lineup a different look with left-hander Brett Oberholtzer on the hill for Houston. Yangervis Solarte, who won a bench job over Eduardo Nunez during spring training, will start at third base and bat ninth.

Kelly Johnson 1B/3B ATL Oct 24 '79

According to Bryan Hoch of, Kelly Johnson is a candidate to serve as the Yankees starting third baseman in 2014.

The veteran infielder could win the job outright in the spring, or more likely form half of a platoon where Johnson would be counted on to mash against right-handed pitching. The Yankees are content filling their void at the hot corner with in-house options, with Scott Sizemore and Eduardo Nunez also in the mix.

Kelly Johnson 1B/3B ATL Sep 17 '79

Yankees signed 2B Kelly Johnson to a one-year, $3 million contract.

This move that was agreed upon earlier in the week looks much more interesting after Robinson Cano's departure. While the Yankees are surely still in the market for an upgrade at second base, Johnson becomes a very interesting fantasy commodity if he's staring at 500 at-bats in the friendly confines of Yankee Stadium.