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Kelly Johnson 3BBraves

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
16 5139 .251 .330 .422 97 11.5
Birth Date2-22-1982
Height6' 1"
Weight200 lbs
Age37 years, 4 months, 3 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2005 ATL 23 87 334 70 12 3 9 40 75 1 2 1 .241 .334 .397 78 -8.7 0.5 10.8 1.0
2007 ATL 25 147 608 144 26 10 16 79 117 4 9 5 .276 .375 .457 110 10.1 -0.8 0.2 2.6
2008 ATL 26 150 614 157 39 6 12 52 113 2 11 6 .287 .349 .446 95 -1.9 1.4 6.1 2.3
2009 ATL 27 106 346 68 20 3 8 32 54 3 7 2 .224 .303 .389 80 -7.5 0.4 0.3 0.3
2010 ARI 28 154 671 166 36 5 26 79 148 2 13 7 .284 .370 .496 126 21.2 -1.5 -2.5 3.6
2011 ARI 29 114 481 90 23 5 18 44 132 3 13 3 .209 .287 .412 93 -3.4 1.1 -13.8 -0.4
2011 TOR 29 33 132 31 4 2 3 16 31 1 3 3 .270 .364 .417 92 -1.1 -0.9 0.4 0.2
2012 TOR 30 142 581 114 19 2 16 62 159 5 14 2 .225 .313 .365 88 -8.0 1.1 -5.2 0.3
2013 TBA 31 118 407 86 12 2 16 35 99 3 7 4 .235 .305 .410 100 0.6 1.5 4.2 1.6
2014 BAL 32 19 45 9 4 0 1 6 11 0 0 1 .231 .333 .410 72 -1.4 -0.9 -1.3 -0.3
2014 BOS 32 10 25 4 1 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 .160 .160 .200 75 -0.7 0.2 0.1 0.0
2014 NYA 32 77 227 44 9 2 6 23 50 2 2 1 .219 .304 .373 74 -6.3 -4.8 2.6 -0.4
2015 ATL 33 62 197 50 5 0 9 13 43 0 1 1 .275 .321 .451 101 0.9 -2.8 1.8 0.4
2015 NYN 33 49 138 32 6 0 5 10 38 0 1 0 .250 .304 .414 103 0.9 0.6 1.0 0.6
2016 ATL 34 49 132 26 6 0 1 10 25 0 1 0 .215 .273 .289 84 -2.2 -1.0 -1.1 -0.1
2016 NYN 34 82 201 49 8 0 9 15 40 2 3 0 .268 .328 .459 87 -2.6 -0.3 -5.1 -0.2
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2001 MCN A SAL 124 498 .000 .000 .000 .344 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 MYR A+ CRL 126 540 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 GRN AA SOU 98 377 .000 .000 .000 .344 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 GRN AA SOU 135 534 .000 .000 .000 .330 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 ATL MLB NL 87 334 .261 .328 .418 .295 100 -3.9 9.6 -2.3 78 9 10.8 0.5 -8.7 1.0
2005 RIC AAA INT 44 192 .000 .000 .000 .320 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 ROM A SAL 5 24 .272 .356 .407 .533 97 -0.3 0.1 0 0 0 -0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0
2006 RIC AAA INT 10 47 .259 .331 .395 .375 96 6.8 0.8 -0.3 132 0 0.6 0.0 1.7 0.3
2007 ATL MLB NL 147 608 .265 .332 .425 .328 101 16.5 18.0 -0.8 110 8 0.2 -0.8 10.1 2.6
2008 ATL MLB NL 150 614 .263 .330 .416 .340 98 11.4 17.7 -0.8 95 8 6.1 1.4 -1.9 2.3
2009 ATL MLB NL 106 346 .261 .332 .420 .247 96 -5.2 10.0 -0.4 80 9 0.3 0.4 -7.5 0.3
2009 GWN AAA INT 13 59 .270 .343 .408 .317 105 3.9 1.7 -0.2 112 0 0.7 -0.4 0.8 0.3
2010 ARI MLB NL 154 671 .250 .319 .389 .339 95 34 18.5 -1 126 6 -2.5 -1.5 21.2 3.6
2011 ARI MLB NL 114 481 .248 .314 .388 .257 99 -7.1 13.0 -0.6 93 6 -13.8 1.1 -3.4 -0.4
2011 TOR MLB AL 33 132 .255 .315 .402 .346 109 3 3.6 -0.2 92 6 0.4 -0.9 -1.1 0.2
2012 TOR MLB AL 142 581 .251 .315 .402 .292 105 -7.8 15.9 -1 88 8 -5.2 1.1 -8.0 0.3
2013 TBA MLB AL 118 407 .254 .318 .403 .276 96 2.9 10.7 -2.4 100 6 4.2 1.5 0.6 1.6
2014 BAL MLB AL 19 45 .253 .304 .400 .296 98 2 1.2 0.1 72 12 -1.3 -0.9 -1.4 -0.3
2014 BOS MLB AL 10 25 .230 .291 .351 .267 101 -3.3 0.6 -0.3 75 12 0.1 0.2 -0.7 0.0
2014 NYA MLB AL 77 227 .251 .316 .385 .260 99 -0.5 5.8 -1.2 74 12 2.6 -4.8 -6.3 -0.4
2014 PME AA EAS 2 8 .237 .306 .352 .000 104 -1.4 0.2 0 53 0 0.1 0.0 -0.5 0.0
2015 ATL MLB NL 62 197 .264 .320 .410 .313 93 5.3 5.3 -1.7 101 10 1.8 -2.8 0.9 0.4
2015 NYN MLB NL 49 138 .256 .318 .407 .318 89 2.1 3.7 -0.3 103 10 1.0 0.6 0.9 0.6
2015 GWN AAA INT 2 7 .260 .318 .390 .167 89 -0.4 0.2 0 52 0 -0.3 0.0 -0.4 -0.1
2016 ATL MLB NL 49 132 .258 .324 .409 .260 88 -4.4 3.7 -0.3 84 8 -1.1 -1.0 -2.2 -0.1
2016 NYN MLB NL 82 201 .252 .319 .411 .296 87 5.9 5.7 0 87 8 -5.1 -0.3 -2.6 -0.2

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2001 MCN A SAL 498 415 75 120 22 1 23 213 66 71 111 25 6 .289 .404 .513 .224 1 1
2002 MYR A+ CRL 540 482 62 123 21 5 12 190 49 51 105 12 15 .255 .326 .394 .139 2 2
2003 GRN AA SOU 377 334 46 92 22 5 6 142 45 35 81 10 3 .275 .341 .425 .150 3 3
2004 GRN AA SOU 534 479 70 135 35 3 16 224 50 49 102 9 9 .282 .352 .468 .186 0 0
2005 RIC AAA INT 192 155 35 48 12 3 8 90 22 34 22 7 1 .310 .440 .581 .271 0 0
2005 ATL MLB NL 334 290 46 70 12 3 9 115 40 40 75 2 1 .241 .334 .397 .155 1 2
2006 ROM A SAL 24 19 5 9 2 1 1 16 3 4 3 2 2 .474 .583 .842 .368 0 0
2006 RIC AAA INT 47 39 3 13 4 0 1 20 7 6 6 1 0 .333 .435 .513 .179 0 0
2007 ATL MLB NL 608 521 91 144 26 10 16 238 68 79 117 9 5 .276 .375 .457 .180 2 2
2008 ATL MLB NL 614 547 86 157 39 6 12 244 69 52 113 11 6 .287 .349 .446 .159 4 9
2009 GWN AAA INT 59 52 9 16 2 2 3 31 16 4 8 1 0 .308 .357 .596 .288 0 0
2009 ATL MLB NL 346 303 47 68 20 3 8 118 29 32 54 7 2 .224 .303 .389 .165 2 6
2010 ARI MLB NL 671 585 93 166 36 5 26 290 71 79 148 13 7 .284 .370 .496 .212 2 3
2011 TOR MLB AL 132 115 16 31 4 2 3 48 9 16 31 3 3 .270 .364 .417 .148 0 0
2011 ARI MLB NL 481 430 59 90 23 5 18 177 49 44 132 13 3 .209 .287 .412 .202 0 4
2012 TOR MLB AL 581 507 61 114 19 2 16 185 55 62 159 14 2 .225 .313 .365 .140 4 2
2013 TBA MLB AL 407 366 41 86 12 2 16 150 52 35 99 7 4 .235 .305 .410 .175 3 0
2014 BAL MLB AL 45 39 7 9 4 0 1 16 4 6 11 0 1 .231 .333 .410 .179 0
2014 BOS MLB AL 25 25 1 4 1 0 0 5 1 0 10 0 0 .160 .160 .200 .040 0
2014 NYA MLB AL 227 201 21 44 9 2 6 75 22 23 50 2 1 .219 .304 .373 .154 1
2014 PME AA EAS 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .000 0
2015 ATL MLB NL 197 182 20 50 5 0 9 82 34 13 43 1 1 .275 .321 .451 .176 1 0
2015 NYN MLB NL 138 128 18 32 6 0 5 53 13 10 38 1 0 .250 .304 .414 .164 0 0
2015 GWN AAA INT 7 7 0 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 .143 .143 .429 .286 0 0
2016 ATL MLB NL 132 121 8 26 6 0 1 35 10 10 25 1 0 .215 .273 .289 .074 1 0
2016 NYN MLB NL 201 183 17 49 8 0 9 84 24 15 40 3 0 .268 .328 .459 .191 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 2252 0.4925 0.4596 0.7913 0.6501 0.2747 0.8793 0.5892 0.2087 0.0064
2009 1257 0.4996 0.4328 0.8272 0.6019 0.2639 0.9101 0.6386 0.1728 0.0033
2010 2753 0.4758 0.4548 0.7564 0.6420 0.2848 0.8549 0.5547 0.2436 0.0003
2011 2474 0.4794 0.4604 0.6997 0.6383 0.2966 0.7926 0.5157 0.3003 -0.0024
2012 2324 0.4785 0.4707 0.6883 0.6502 0.3061 0.7994 0.4717 0.3117 0.0057
2013 1686 0.4947 0.4454 0.7563 0.6511 0.2441 0.8471 0.5192 0.2437 -0.0006
2014 1137 0.4952 0.4477 0.7525 0.6234 0.2753 0.8462 0.5443 0.2475 0.0053
2015 1280 0.4680 0.4664 0.7538 0.6344 0.3186 0.8711 0.5484 0.2462 0.0014
2016 1243 0.4859 0.4739 0.7827 0.6606 0.2973 0.8697 0.6000 0.2173 0.0000
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-31 2014-08-07 TradedDL 7 5 Left Groin Recovery From Strain -
2014-07-23 2014-07-31 15-DL 8 8 Left Groin Strain -
2014-06-20 2014-06-20 DTD 0 0 Left Fingers Contusion -
2013-06-05 2013-06-07 DTD 2 2 - Low Back Tightness - -
2012-08-12 2012-08-13 DTD 1 1 - Groin Strain - -
2012-05-26 2012-05-28 DTD 2 2 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2012-05-24 2012-05-25 DTD 1 0 - Thigh Tightness Hamstring - -
2011-07-23 2011-07-26 DTD 3 2 Left Lower Leg Soreness Calf - -
2010-04-15 2010-04-16 DTD 1 1 Back Stiffness -
2009-07-03 2009-07-23 15-DL 20 17 Right Wrist Inflammation Tendonitis -
2009-06-22 2009-06-22 DTD 0 0 Bilateral Lower Leg Cramp Calf -
2008-09-08 2008-09-09 DTD 1 0 Bilateral Lower Leg Cramp Calf -
2008-04-30 2008-05-02 DTD 2 1 Low Back Soreness -
2008-04-01 2008-04-05 DTD 4 2 Right Knee Soreness -
2006-03-24 2006-10-02 60-DL 192 162 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2006-06-01
2003-07-07 2003-08-10 Minors 34 0 Right Elbow Inflammation Tendonitis - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 ATL $2,000,000
2015 ATL $1,500,000
2014 NYA $3,000,000
2013 TBA $2,450,000
2012 TOR $6,375,000
2011 ARI $5,850,000
2010 ARI $2,350,000
2009 ATL $2,825,000
2008 ATL $430,000
2007 ATL $380,000
2006 ARI $336,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
11 yrPrevious$27,496,000
11 yrTotal$27,496,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
11 y 127 dMike Milchin1 year/$2M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$2M (2016). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/16. May earn additional $1.25M in performance bonuses: $0.25M each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500 plate appearances. Acquired by NY Mets in trade from Atlanta 6/8/16. Braves to pay $0.45M of $1,267,760 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/17/15 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.5M in majors. Contract selected by Atlanta 4/5/15. Acquired by NY Mets in trade from Atlanta 7/24/15. (Mets responsible for $2.5M of $3,147,541 remaining on combined 2015 contracts for Johnson and Juan Uribe.)
  • 1 year/$3M (2014). Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/13. Acquired by Boston in trade from NY Yankees 7/31/14. Acquired by Baltimore in trade from Boston 8/31/14.
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2013). Signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/28/13. Performance bonuses: $50,000 for 550, 600 plate appearances.
  • 1 year/$6.375M (2012). Accepted arbitration offer from Toronto 12/7/11. Signed by Toronto 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/5.85M (2011). Re-signed by Arizona 2/14/11 (avoided arbitration, $6.5M-$4.7M). Acquired by Toronto in trade from Arizona 8/23/11.
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2010). Signed by Arizona as a free agent 12/30/09.
  • 1 year/$2.825M (2009). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/18/09 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses: $50,000 for 620 PAs, $25,000 for 670 PAs. Non-tendered by Atlanta 12/12/09.
  • 1 year/$0.43M (2008). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Re-signed by Atlanta 3/07.
  • 1 year/$0.336M (2006). Re-signed by Atlanta 3/06.
  • 1 year (2005). Re-signed by Atlanta 2/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Contract purchased by Atlanta 11/03.
  • Drafted by Atlanta 2000 (1s-38) (Westwood HS, Austin, Texas). $0.79M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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